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  • Looking good

    From Jim StalkerCrestonLookin’ good! The railroad crossing at Elm Street is feeling better with only ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Poolman: Why celebrations are good for local communities

    During the last weekend in September, Centerville hosts a local festival called Pancake Day. It’s similar to Creston’s Balloon Days in that there’s a ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Salute to our veterans

    From Marion ChubickU.S. Army veteran, CrestonOur area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifi ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • TV watching interrupted

    From Pam StewartCrestonI was watching TV yesterday morning, when the train went by; the whistle was ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Voters of Iowa, this Nov. 4 election is important to you

    From Monica McCarthy, chairperson of Union County Democratic PartyCrestonAs a citizen of Iowa, this ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • DAR seeks participants for essay contests

    From Bonnie RiepeAftonThe Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Thank you

    From Brian Zachary, secretary, Creston: ArtsCrestonI want to thank the city of Creston for giving Cr ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Do your research

    From Vonnie KinkadeCrestonI’m in shock. Has my hearing gone bad? Staci Appel said in a recent televi ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Tim Stalker part of Casey's legacy

    From Jim StalkerCrestonRecently, you did a story on the Casey’s General Store at 200 S. Elm. It was ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
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