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  • Gibson Memorial Library receives statewide grant

    Elevate Advanced Manufacturing, a statewide outreach campaign to promote careers and training in advanced manufacturing, announced Gibson Memorial Lib ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Prescott United Church to host fish fry

    PRESCOTT — Prescott United Church will be serving a meal in the park Saturday after the SeptemberFest parade. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Harbour Lights in concert at Orient church

    ORIENT — Harbour Lights, a southern gospel quartet, will appear in concert 5 p.m. Sunday at Orient Plymouth Congregational Church, 311 W. First St., O ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • In a flash

    A storm system that dumped between 2 and 6 inches of rainfall across southwest Iowa Tuesday evening has moved out of the state this morning.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • International food fair to be held Sunday

    The Holy Spirit Food Fair will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Malachy School, 403 W. Clark St.Tickets ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Iowa Learning Farms to host field day at Dennis Lundy farm, Adair County

    AMES — Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) is hosting a cover crop field day noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Dennis Lundy farm, 2091 Indian Ave., Fontanelle.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Adair County Health System to host health care forum for business leaders

    GREENFIELD — Adair County Health System is hosting a forum Sept. 16 to create a dialogue with business leaders and community stakeholders regarding th ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Nawab joins Greater Regional medical staff

    Greater Regional Medical Center welcomes Qurrat-Ul-Ain “Annie” Nawab, M.D., to the Greater Regional medical staff. Nawab is a board certified internal ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Eblen soil conservation poster contest winner

    Morgan Eblen, currently a ninth grader at Creston High School, was the Division 4 (grade 7-9) 2014 State Soil Conservation Poster Contest winner. Eble ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • ScrapFest, vendor show to benefit Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness

    Southwest Iowa Provider Awareness is hosting two events Oct. 4. The first event is a ScrapFest. Scrapbookers will scrap from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • SWCC book sales down, many reasons why

    As the saying goes, never judge a book by its cover. There have been changes in ways students study for classes, and one of the most notable is what ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • SWCC enrollment up, program updates given at board meeting

    Southwestern Community College held its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday. Focuses during the meeting were on preliminary fall enrollment, GAP and P ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • PPEL vote passes despite low voter turnout

    Creston High School Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) passed with 73 in favor and 22 against from Tuesday’s election.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Principal placed on leave after arrest at UI game

    IOWA CITY (AP) — A high school principal was placed on administrative leave after he was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication at the Universit ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Health officials monitor respiratory virus in Iowa

    DES MOINES (AP) — Public health officials on Monday said they're monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
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