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  • Remember the Tom Harkin Senate seat

    From Marcia Fulton • Creston | A great deal has been said and written about the open Iowa Senate seat but I need to add a different perspective. When ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Please get out and vote

    From Joe Owens, chairperson Union County Republicans • Creston | On Nov. 4, many decisions will be made as we select citizens to represent and lead th ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Celebrate our veterans

    From Dan Kirkpatrick • Creston | I know that I should be writing a letter telling people whom to vote for, but allow me to take you back into time to ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Poolman: Baby steps to further education

    Thanks to the wonder that is Facebook, I've been able to keep up with what my high school and college friends have been doing since graduation. Many h ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Anderson's 'Safe at Home' plan is long overdue in Iowa

    From Monica McCarthy, chairman, Union County DemocratsCrestonSecretary of State candidate Brad Ander ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Decorations bring cheer

    From Marsha WilsonCrestonThis isn’t one of my normal letter’s to the editor. ... I am sure some of y ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Vote Bruce Braley

    From Jane AnthonyDyersvilleThe First Congressional District of Iowa has been ably and honorably serv ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • 'Misunderstanding' at Osceola Event Center

    From Sheri NealKeller, TexasWe rented the event center in Osceola for my daughter’s wedding receptio ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • PETERSON: Panther squad playing for district crown has some all-time talent

    History has a way of telling us who we are. And this year’s Creston/O-M football players are pretty ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion E. Chubick, U.S. Army veteranCrestonOur area veterans deserve recognition for their sacr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Paulsen: Lots of Royals fans around the area

    The Kansas City Royals making the playoffs has brought out a lot of the local fans in support of the team. Several local folks I know have been making ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Dear Creston community

    From Peg Krambeck EblenCrestonTwenty-five years ago, I began teaching at CHS in the three-story bric ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Veterans honored at rededication ceremony

    From Dennis BrownShannon City2014 marks the fourth year of the Civil War sesquicentennial. On Saturd ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Creston Schools update

    Recent temperature changes and shorter days tell us that fall has officially arrived! As always, there are many things happening at our schools. We ju ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Clean water is for life

    From Karon FinnCrestonClean Water Crusader and Farmer Lynn Henning says, “It’s clear that we still h ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which coach will have the winning artist on "The Voice" this year?
    Adam Levine
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