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  • Nodaway Valley ag students visit ag businesses

    GREENFIELD — The Nodaway Valley Introduction to Agriculture class planned to attend the Farm Progress Show Aug. 28. Because of stormy weather and the ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Quick news: CHS band prepares for state contest

    The Creston High School Panther Marching Band placed eighth in the morning and ninth in the evening shows Saturday at Valleyfest in Des Moines. In all ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • An unassessable value

    Union County Board of Supervisors regretfully accepted and approved Haner's resignation at their regulary scheduled meeting Monday.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • College news

    Mercy College of Health SciencesDES MOINES — Jordan Nelson of Creston was conferred a ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • CHS calendar

    Oct. 13-18Monday6 p.m. JV football against Harlan, here.Tuesday4 p.m. seventh/eighth grade volleybal ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Playback Movies opens on Elm Street

    The former Video Escape, a video store with an eclectic mix of movies, reopened Oct. 2 under the moniker Playback Movie Rentals.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Presentation on sex education, the church to be held Sunday

    Trinity Lutheran Church, 800 N. Sumner, will host a special presentation by Linda Bartlett, the author of "The Failure of Sex Education in the Church. ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Kiwanis Coat Drive planned

    The annual Kiwanis Coat Drive giveaway will be held 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Elm St.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Iowa community colleges receive federal grant to support job training efforts

    An innovative plan developed by Iowa’s community colleges to train thousands of workers in high-demand fields is being recognized with a $15 million g ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Halloween art show planned

    A Halloween art show will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Graphic Displays Custom Signs, Shirts and Framing, 101 W. Taylor St. Admission is free with c ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Fire prevention focus on smoke alarms

    While the temperature outside drops slowly now that autumn is here, Creston Fire Department is promoting Fire Prevention Week. The theme for 2014's Fi ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Interest spikes in absentee voting

    If you are looking for an opportunity to vote on your own time, avoid the crowd on Election Day or cast your ballot from the comfort of your home, abs ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Supervisors seats feature most competitive local races

    As the national and gubernatorial races grab a lot of attention for television ads and time in the state and national spotlight, the Creston News Adve ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Preschool tuition scholarships available for eligible families

    Through 4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa Area, assistance with the cost of preschool may be available for eligible families.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • Program to discuss Medicare plans

    Recently, 82 Union County residents were notified their United Healthcare Medicare Advantage plans will not be offered in 2014. Greater Regional Medic ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Which coach will have the winning artist on "The Voice" this year?
    Adam Levine
    Blake Shelton
    Pharrell Williams
    Gwen Stefani
    Unsure