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  • Backpacks to be given away

    Two-hundred backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away 4 p.m. Saturday at the tent located at the corner of Highway 34 and Sumner. This ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Absentee voting starts Monday for PPEL continuation

    Absentee voting for the Creston High School Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) is slated for Aug. 18. Voters can stop in to the Union County Cou ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Tour: Spartan Court at Southwestern nearly complete

    As the last touch-ups are completed and the final papers are signed for the completion of Southwestern Community College’s newest student housing buil ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Adair County Republicans to host campaign fundraiser

    GREENFIELD — Republican Party of Adair County will be hosting a fundraiser for the campaigns of Brian Rohrig, R-Orient, and Ralph Lents, R-Menlo, who ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Wallace Foundation, ISU to Host Neely-Kinyon Field Day Aug. 26

    GREENFIELD — The public is invited to attend the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm Field Day 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm near Greenfield ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • International Trade Administration visits Vanmark Equipment

    On June 27, key representatives of the International Trade Administration (ITA) of the United States, Canada and Mexico came to visit Vanmark Equipmen ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Farm leasing meeting scheduled for Aug. 29

    GREENFIELD — The corn price used for the August 2013 leasing meetings was $4.75 per bushel. At that time, December 2014 corn futures were $5.15. On Au ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Higher-Education scholarships awarded to children of Marines

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has awarded 2,194 scholarships valued at $6.6 million to children of Marine and Navy Corpsme ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • USDA predicts record crops this year

    DES MOINES (AP) — Farmers will produce a record-breaking corn harvest this year, surpassing earlier expectations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Four charged in Monday's meth bust

    Aaron James Mangum, 28, 212 S. Pine St., and Marie Ann Johnson, 35, of Afton, were both charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of p ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • 'Tis the season

    Union County Engineer Steve Akes said his crew will be traveling a lot of miles to supervise as the construction season hits the area in full force ea ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Creston woman to be honored at Iowa State Fair

    For nearly 60 years, camping at the Iowa State Fair and watching her children and now grandchildren show their animals has been a time-honored traditi ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Wait and see

    It's on the table. Last week, Seldin Company of Omaha, Neb., made an offer to purchase Lincoln School for $10,000 with plans to refurbish the old scho ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Salsa canning workshop to be held Sept. 9

    ORIENT — Learn safe, research-based methods for water bath canning and freezing during a workshop 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 9 at Henry A. Wallace Country Life ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Condominium development being considered in Corning

    CORNING — Don and Austin Sonntag of Sonntag Development LLC are working with Adams Community Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) to investigate c ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will both Iowa and Iowa State football teams win their first game?
    No. Only ISU will win.
    No. Only Iowa will win.
    No. Neither team will win.