• Celebrate Labor Day the Diagonal way

    The Diagonal Labor Day Celebration is slated to start with a fun run 8 a.m. Sunday followed by an outdoor church service 9 a.m. at the north gym, 403 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Democrat office grand opening tonight

    The grand opening of the Union County Democrats office on Elm Street will be 4:30 to 6 p.m. today at 119 N. Elm St. Special guest is Staci Appel. Othe ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Bloodmobile exceeds collection goal

    Creston Area Bloodmobile was held Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Collection goal was 97 pints, and 101 pints were donated. Ninety four people pres ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Smith launches Stop the Money Madness campaign

    Ruth Smith, an Independent candidate, has officially filed with the State of Iowa as one of the six U.S. Senate candidates for the 2014 election.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Pettit receives national honor

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Creston High School student Tayler Lonnie Pettit has been selected to become a member of National Society of High School Scholars (NSHS ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Landi McFarland elected Agnus delegate

    Landi K. McFarland of Ellston has been elected as a delegate to the 131th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates Nov. 6 at the KCI ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Savings incentive program receives gift from Ag Connect

    AMES — Practical Farmers of Iowa has received a sizeable gift to its savings incentive program. This summer, the board of directors of the Iowa non-pr ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center announces new name

    GREENFIELD — Greenfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center announces its name change for the skilled nursing and assisted living community formally ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Master Gardener training to be held in September

    Union and Clarke County Extensions are joining together to offer Master Gardener training in September. Applications are now being accepted.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • College news

    Louisiana State UniversityBATON ROUGE, La. — Summer commencement exercises were held Aug. 8 at Louis ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • 'Grounds' for discussion

    Several men sit around a long table in a room dedicated to genealogy at Gibson Memorial Library Tuesday morning. The men sip coffee from mugs and crac ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • World Livestock Auctioneer champion appear at Creston Livestock Auction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blaine Lotz, the 2014 World Livestock Auctioneer champion, will be at Creston Livestock Auction, 201 N. Cherry St., Creston, 11 a.m ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Tropical rock coming to Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Corning Opera House Cultural Center is bringing white sandy beaches, palm trees and sunshine to its stage. Join “Mexico Mark” Mulligan and K ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Friends of the Library prepare for used book sale

    Friends of the Library are preparing for the annual used book sale to be held during Balloons Days Sept. 19-20. The sale will be held at the former Li ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Ringgold County Conservation offers monarch tagging

    MOUNT AYR — Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) is participating in the Monarch Watch tagging program and needs the public's help capturing Mona ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 am
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