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  • Training/information session on Iowa Fire Bridge to be held at SWCC

    To assist with the implementation of Iowa Fire Bridge and to offer ongoing support for the program, the Fire Service Training Bureau will be holding t ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Open coffee planned

    An open coffee will be held 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday at Kelly's Flowers and Garden Cafe, 911 N. Sumner.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Monday elected Supervisors chairman for 2015

    The Union County Board of Supervisors met Friday at the Union County Courthouse to elect a new chairman for the 2015 calendar year and get organized f ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Afton teenagers reported missing

    Three teenagers were reported missing Monday from their homes in Afton. According to Afton Police Chief John Coulter, Afton Police Department took a m ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Jumpstart Jam gives preview for YMCA fitness classes

    The Southern Prairie YMCA is working to help people stay motivated for their New Year's fitness resolutions with Jumpstart Jam 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturd ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Creston's first baby of 2015

    The first baby of the new year has already been released from Greater Regional Medical Center and is home safe with his parents.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Bitter cold hits southwest Iowa Wednesday

    A wind chill warning has been issued by National Weather Service (NWS) from midnight to noon Wednesday for much of Iowa, including Union County.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • College news

    Graceland UniversityLAMONI — The honor roll lists for Graceland University’s 2014 fall term have bee ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Progress continues on Creston bus barn

    Progress continues on Creston Community School District's bus barn. The bus barn, located northeast of the original site, is starting to look like a b ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Man loses wedding ring he's worn faithfully since '45

    HAMPTON (AP) — A Hampton man who's been married for nearly 70 years has lost his wedding ring.Alvin ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Today's snowstorm to bring 1 to 3 inches

    A snowstorm expected to hit southwest Iowa this afternoon will bring 1 to 3 inches of snowfall — according to the latest report from National Weather ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Throwback news

    Today is Jan. 2, the second day of the year. There are 363 days left in 2015. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this week (Dec ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Dubuque nurse ends 6 decades of caring for babies

    DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A nurse in Dubuque is reflecting on her more than 60 years of caring for ailing babies and their families.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • $43K expansion at Creston city pound complete

    A $43,000 expansion at Creston city pound is now complete and already helping to alleviate the longstanding overcrowding problems at the facility.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • CHS calendar

    Jan. 5-10MondayClasses resume.5:45 p.m. ninth grade boys basketball against Lewis Central, Creston M ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Reader Poll

    Who will win this year's Super Bowl?
    New England Patriots
    Seattle Seahawks
    I don't care. I watch for the commercials.