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  • Valentine's Day: A lesson in longevity and love

    As a youngster, Kyle Blevins would peruse through his relatives' photo collections and would consistently come across a picture of a young, smiling co ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • 'Unfortunate' situation: Seid advocates for local control in school start dates

    It's looking like it's going to be an Aug. 23 compromise when it comes to the school start date fiasco that has plagued the Iowa Legislature this legi ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Southwest Valley speech competes at state contest

    CORNING — Southwest Valley speech students competed at state contest Feb. 7 at West Des Moines Valley.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Annual soil health conference to be held Feb. 24

    LENOX — Taylor County Soil and Water Conservation (SWCD), in conjunction with S.A.R.E., and Adams, Ringgold and Union counties SWCD will host their an ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • SWCC vocal jazz to be featured at Warren Center

    GREENFIELD — Top-flight vocal talent from Southwestern Community College will grace the stage at Warren Cultural Center, 154 Public Square, Greenfield ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Estate, retirement planning seminar offered

    An estate and retirement planning seminar will be held 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Afton Care Center, 508 W. Pearl St., Afton. Special guest speaker ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Sign up for Family Storyteller program

    Union County Extension is holding a Family Storyteller program. This is a six-week literacy program for preschoolers and their families.
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Kickstart to the red carpet

    Jeremy Fox grew up surrounded by jazz, folk and rock music, which became only part of who he is today. Fox, a former Southwestern Community College in ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Feb. 12, the 43rd day of the year. There are 322 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Feb. ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Supervisors' budget lowers tax levy 35 cents

    The county's levy is expected to drop 35 cents for fiscal year 2015-16 with the Union County Board of Supervisor's proposed budget. A public hearing i ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • February Fling event planned

    LENOX — February Fling, a vendor craft fair and fundraiser, will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at Lenox American Legion Hall, 106 W. Ohio St. There ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • 4-H Spotlight

    Clarissa HoffmanHighland HighlightsEighth grade, Mayflower Heritage Christian SchoolWhat has been yo ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Adair County Youth Council to host dance

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Youth Council members will be hosting their annual middle school formal dance 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 21 at Warren Cultural Center ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Number 6: Casa De Oro opens in Chariton

    The doors to another Casa De Oro opened earlier this month. Bili Lepe — the owner of the Creston loc ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Creston, Prescott school consolidation continues

    More than 20 people were present to witness a motion be approved to send a petition concerning the consolidation of Creston and Prescott school distri ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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