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  • Iowa officials say pheasant population rebounding

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa's pheasant population has rebounded, with the latest annual count of the birds showing the highest numbers since 2008, accordin ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • The Salt Company is coming to Creston

    After more than 40 years of ministry on the Iowa State University campus, The Salt Company is coming to Creston. This college ministry focuses on empo ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Pilot hurt in SW Iowa helicopter crash

    MACEDONIA (AP) — The pilot of a crop-dusting helicopter is being treated for injuries after crashing in western Iowa over the weekend.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Record rainfall and cool temps slow fall harvest

    A range of six to 14 inches of total rain in the month of August across the Creston News Advertiser coverage area has saturated the soils enough to ge ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Escaped Decatur County inmate found in camper

    LEON — An inmate — who escaped from Decatur County Jail Friday — was captured by local and state law enforcement officers shortly before midnight Satu ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Huffman resigns from Creston Library Board

    A Creston Library Board member resigned during their meeting Monday at Gibson Memorial Library.Calvi ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Library to host open house to introduce iPad Air

    The Gibson Memorial Library, 200 W. Howard St., is a recipient of an Elevate Iowa Grant. The funds were used to purchase an iPad Air. The iPad has ap ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Homestead Assisted Living and Memory Care celebrates the 'Magic of Music'

    In observance of National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 7-13, Homestead Assisted Living and Memory Care will host a series of events developed as a spec ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Sept. 4, 2014, the 247th day of the year. There are 118 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • 'One story out of so many'

    When people imagine things related to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, most will think of the elderly population. Some, on the other hand, think of th ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Pumpkin Days scheduled this weekend

    The town of Orient will be booming with family-friendly activities this weekend as they celebrate Pumpkin Days. 
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Supervisors: Vote for new VA director delayed

    The vote for a new veterans affairs director was tabled to Sept. 8 after Union County Board of Supervisors decided to review their involvement in the ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Catholic churches to begin RCIA classes

    Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston and St. Edward Catholic Church in Afton will begin the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) class 7 p. ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Cromwell Church Sunday activites planned

    There’s a lot going on Sunday at Cromwell Congregational Church.Being Grandparents Day, there will b ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • God's Outreach Deliverance International celebrates two year anniversary

    Come join church members to celebrate two years together at God's Outreach Deliverance International Church Sept. 5-7. Special music and speakers will ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which is your favorite comic on the entertainment page in the Creston News Advertiser?
    Family Circus
    Beetle Bailey
    Baby Blues
    Other (Place your answer on the CNA Facebook page)