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  • Outdoor news

    Hunters reported harvesting 19 percent more deer in Iowa during the first three days of first season shotgun deer compared to 2013 when cold weather l ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Fishing report

    For lake locations, maps and other information, go to www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/FishingReports.aspxThe ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:21 am
  • Creston/O-M JV wrestling

    Dec. 11(vs. Clarinda, Atlantic/CAM)113 — Carson Wheat (C/O-M) pinned Colton Mudd (Atl), :57.132 — Ma ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:21 am
  • Panther bowlers show improvement in first two outings of the year

    The Creston/O-M bowling teams opened the season Saturday at the Knoxville Tournament, where the boys finished sixth and the girls placed fifth. The Pa ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Early lead evaporates for Spartan women

    MARSHALLTOWN — Southwestern Community College's women's basketball team got out to a good start here Wednesday night, but after Marshalltown's scorebo ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Marshalltown hands Spartan men their second loss

    MARSHALLTOWN — With some depleted firepower inside, the Division II ninth-ranked Southwestern men battled to the finish with Division I Marshalltown C ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:01 am
  • Area girls basketball

    Mount Ayr 69,East Union 26AFTON — Mount Ayr pulled away from East Union for a 69-26 win here Tuesday ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Sports briefs

    Southwestern moved up two spots and cracked the top 10 at No. 9 in the nation in the latest NJCAA Division II men's basketball rankings.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Panthers grind out 16-point win

    It took 16-of-20 free throw shooting in the fourth quarter, but the Creston boys were able to hold off a hustling Shenandoah team here Tuesday night, ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Burmeister wins 500th game

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley head boys basketball coach Darrell Burmeister made history here Tuesday night, becoming the 37th coach in the 104 years of ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Panther girls suffer first loss of season

    SHENANDOAH — The Creston girls basketball team faced a tough road test here Tuesday, and led most of the way, before succumbing to Class 3A sixth-rank ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Middle school sports

    An 11-0 second quarter brought the Creston seventh-grade girls from behind in defeating Clarinda here Thursday, 27-13.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Sports briefs

    INDIANOLA — Jake Marlin of Creston placed second at 149 pounds Saturday at the Simpson College Invitational as a member of the North Iowa Area Communi ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Area boys basketball

    GARDEN GROVE — Murray blocked 10 shots as a team, but couldn't stop Mormon Trail's Jake Horton, as the Saints picked up a 65-52 win over the Mustangs ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Creston/O-M JV wrestling

    WINTERSET — Cade Vicker, Darrian Fischer, Kolton Phelps, Cody Tanner, Trevor Downing and Blake Sevier all won their brackets at the Winteret JV Tourna ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Reader Poll

    Creston City Council is considering implementing a franchise fee on all Alliant gas and electric customers within city limits? What percentage should they set the franchise fee at?
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