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    • Adair County Historical Society Tractor Ride rescheduled

      GREENFIELD — The Adair County Historical Society fifth annual Heritage Tractor Ride is now on for Aug. 9. The ride, originally scheduled for June 28, ...
      July 21, 2014 - 12:11 pm
    • Dangerous heat arrives today across Iowa

      Southwest Iowa will spend two days under a broiler, but the heat should break later this week. Monda ...
      July 21, 2014 - 12:09 pm
    • Creston man convicted of lascivious acts with minor

      Trenton Tyler Smith, 39, of Creston was recently convicted of lascivious acts with a child — a class C felony. He's been sentenced to up to 10 years i ...
      July 21, 2014 - 12:03 pm
    • CHS calendar

      July 21-27TodayIHSAA District BaseballGym closed for refinishing.6 p.m. Board meeting, boardroom.Tue ...
      July 21, 2014 - 10:50 am
    • Author Millhollin to sign books in Corning

      CORNING — J.B. (Jeff) Millhollin, retired regional attorney, will be in Corning 9:30 a.m. until noon July 25 in the lobby of the Corning Opera House f ...
      July 18, 2014 - 11:43 am
    • Pals receives national honor

      ATLANTA, Ga. —Conner Pals of Orient has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The society recogniz ...
      July 18, 2014 - 11:41 am
    • Pi and Beta Kappa chapters convention planning begins

      Joan Lienemann and Sherri Nissen, Pi Chapter, and Lois Frederick and Karen Tussey, Beta Kappa Chapter, of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, ...
      July 18, 2014 - 11:40 am
    • The Conservation Station is coming to town

      AMES —The Conservation Station is coming to the Union County Fair 1 to 5 p.m. July 22. The fairgrounds are located at 901 E. Filmore in Afton.
      July 18, 2014 - 11:38 am
    • Creston becomes Iowa's fifth connected community

      Creston is only the fifth community in the state of Iowa to receive this honor. Ellen Gerharz, executive director at Creston Chamber of Commerce, anno ...
      July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
    • Little Free Library gaining attention locally

      Little Free Library, a grassroots movement promoting literacy and a sense of community, is gaining attention in Creston. With at least three locations ...
      July 18, 2014 - 11:32 am
    • Tigers run to substate

      ESSEX — For three hours here Saturday night, neither Lenox nor Fremont-Mills would budge in their battle for a Class 1A district championship.
      July 21, 2014 - 1:54 am
    • Big 6th inning sends Panthers to district final

      ATLANTIC — This senior-laden Creston baseball team decided their season wasn't going to end in a district tournament opener.
      July 21, 2014 - 1:54 am
    • Postseason score list

      BASEBALLFriday’s gamesClass 3ABishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 11, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 1Bondur ...
      July 21, 2014 - 1:38 am
    • Mustangs keep battling in loss to Blue Devils

      ST. MARYS — Murray threw the first punch here Saturday night, but Class 1A eighth-ranked Martensdale-St. Marys absorbed that punch and threw a haymake ...
      July 21, 2014 - 2:01 am
    • Underwood hangs on to defeat Western Iowa Conference rival Logan-Magnolia

      AVOCA — Underwood jumped ahead early and held on to outlast Logan-Magnolia, 7-6, in the Class 1A District 16 final at AHST High School Saturday night.
      July 21, 2014 - 1:37 am
    • Rams advance in ninth inning

      ATLANTIC — Dru Little hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifting Glenwood to a 6-5 win over Atlantic in a Class 3A semifinal game ...
      July 21, 2014 - 1:37 am
    • Tigers roll to district final, 11-0

      LENOX — Two steps left.That’s what stands between the 21-5 Lenox baseball team and a trip to the sta ...
      July 18, 2014 - 1:16 am
    • Mustangs advance to district final

      LAMONI — For the second straight season, the Murray baseball team will make the trek to St. Marys to take on Class 1A power Martensdale-St. Marys in a ...
      July 18, 2014 - 1:00 am
    • Postseason score list

      BASEBALLThursday’s gamesClass 1A district semifinalsCoon Rapids-Bayard 6, Woodward-Granger 4Earlham ...
      July 18, 2014 - 1:00 am
    • Sports briefs

      A Creston/O-M golf program fundraiser meeting will be held 5:30 p.m. Monday at Creston Middle School.
      July 18, 2014 - 1:00 am
    • Larry Denton – Creston

      Larry Denton, 73, of Creston died July 17, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Fir ...
      July 21, 2014 - 10:48 am
    • Alice Beebe – Lenox

      Alice Beebe, 56, of rural Lenox died July 19, 2014, at Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of ...
      July 21, 2014 - 10:45 am
    • James Wilson – Creston

      James Wilson, 63, of Creston died July 19, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Servi ...
      July 21, 2014 - 10:45 am
    • Larry Denton – Creston

      Larry Denton, 73, of Creston died July 17, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junctio ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:50 am
    • Philip Winans – Independence, Mo.

      Philip Ray Winans, 64, of Independence, Mo., died July 15, 2014, at Truman Hospital in Independence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 19, ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:49 am
    • Carol Kramer — Orient

      Carol Kramer, 75, of Orient died July 15, 2014, at Clearview Nursing Home in Clearfield. Funeral se ...
      July 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm
    • Leslie Jackson — Corning

      Leslie Jackson, 86, of Corning died July 14, 2014, at  Mercy Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral servic ...
      July 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm
    • John Carlson - Creston

      Graveside services for John R. “Jack” Carlson will be Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Graceland Cemetery in Creston. Rev. Jim Morris, officiatin ...
      July 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm
    • Lonnie Cavin – Cromwell

      Lonnie Cavin, 61, of Cromwell died July 9, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life graveside services will be 11 a.m. ...
      July 16, 2014 - 11:52 am
    • Patty Harrison – Stuart

      Patty Harrison, 87, of Stuart, formerly of Afton, died July 14, 2014, at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Celebration of life memorial services wi ...
      July 16, 2014 - 11:52 am
    • Afton Police

      MiscellaneousInformation, 9 a.m., Tuesday.Information, 12:55 p.m., Tuesday.Traffic stop, 3:44 p.m., ...
      July 21, 2014 - 11:41 am
    • Police

      Natasha Watford, 1009 Manor Dr., reported an iPad was taken from her residence between 7:30 a.m. and ...
      July 21, 2014 - 11:40 am
    • Sheriff

      John Priest of Afton reported two transfer pumps, pump fittings, 50-foot pump hose, a two-gallon gas ...
      July 21, 2014 - 11:40 am
    • Adams County Sheriff

      George Hernandez, 33, of Lenox was charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated and open ...
      July 21, 2014 - 11:40 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousMedical, 5:10 p.m., Friday, South Mulberry Street.Medical, 8:40 p.m., Friday, North Div ...
      July 21, 2014 - 11:40 am
    • Accident

      Jacquelyn Kae Anderson, 50, 903 W. Jefferson St., was cited for violation of financial liability aft ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
    • Police

      Adrian Jacques, 31, 210 N. Oak St. Apt. 2, was charged on Union County warrants for domestic abuse s ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousMedical, 12:47 a.m., today, South Sumner Avenue. ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
    • Police

      Brianne Weihs, 700 E. Monroe St., reported her credit card had been fraudulently used at unknown loc ...
      July 18, 2014 - 7:49 am
    • Adams County Sheriff

      Two brothers charged with attempted murder June 13 in Adams County were released June 19 after the w ...
      July 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
    • Moving is not what Creston citizens want

      From Joyce Clark • Creston | I would like to share my opinion on the proposed move from the current site of our public library to the old Lincoln scho ...
      July 17, 2014 - 2:09 pm
    • What’s in a name

      From Mandy Kolesik, marketing consultant for Creston Library Board • Lamoni | Because of the interest in the name change, I thought you might like som ...
      July 17, 2014 - 2:08 pm
    • To Creston Park and Rec Board

      From Connie KerriganAftonAs a spectator of children’s sports, I appreciate availability of a snack, ...
      July 16, 2014 - 9:28 am
    • Celebrate 50 years with Horse and Riders

      From Ruby StephensShannon CityThe 4-H Horse and Riders Club is starting the Union County Fair early. ...
      July 16, 2014 - 9:28 am
    • To the city council

      From Frank GaleCrestonIsn’t it time to check with the community to see what it really wants in the w ...
      July 16, 2014 - 9:28 am
    • Rest in peace Archie, thanks for the laughs and lessons

      Part of my morning routine Monday through Friday is taking a five-minute mental break from putting together the newspaper to read through the comics o ...
      July 16, 2014 - 9:31 am
    • What about the Gibson family?

      From Darlene LoudonCrestonWhat a slam in the face to the Matilda J. Gibson family. In reading the ar ...
      July 15, 2014 - 2:21 pm
    • Let voters have say in library move

      From Larry HicksCreston“If I agreed with you, we would both be wrong” is an expression I feel is app ...
      July 15, 2014 - 2:07 pm
    • The library belongs to the community

      From Barb CoenenCrestonI cannot begin to express my dismay at the idea of moving the library to Linc ...
      July 15, 2014 - 2:07 pm
    • Paulsen: County fairs are off and running

      July is county fair month here in Iowa. It also seems to be prime time for vacations. The local county fairs are always a good time. I know I’ll be ou ...
      July 15, 2014 - 2:06 pm
    • Storm 7-7-14

      Creston, Iowa ...
      July 7, 2014 - 8:01 pm
    • Mount Ayr wins state track title

      The Mount Ayr boys track team celebrates its first state championship at the 2014 State Co-Ed Meet in Des Moines.
      May 27, 2014 - 3:51 pm
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsJuly 21-25Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:46 am
    • Club news

      Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 9.Canasta winners were Wanda Nash, fir ...
      July 18, 2014 - 10:42 am
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsJuly 14-18Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
      July 11, 2014 - 10:28 am
    • Club news

      Afton Garden ClubThe Afton Garden Club annual tour was June 6. Nine women had a tour of downtown Win ...
      July 11, 2014 - 10:27 am
    • Reunion

      Class of 1954Thirteen members of the Creston High School class of 1954 held their 60th class reunion ...
      July 11, 2014 - 10:28 am
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsJuly 7-11Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
      July 3, 2014 - 12:41 pm
    • Reunions

      Kent Potluck PicnicThe Kent Potluck Picnic will be noon July 19 at Salem Lutheran Church, 602 W. Tow ...
      July 3, 2014 - 12:41 pm
    • Club news

      Super 8 ClubSuper 8 Club met June 19 at the Regency Park club room with Mary Brown as hostess.An aft ...
      July 3, 2014 - 12:40 pm
    • Reunion

      Thayer Alumni BanquetThe annual Thayer Alumni Banquet was held June 14 at Lorimor CommunityCenter wi ...
      July 1, 2014 - 7:25 am
    • Club news

      Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met June 18.Canasta winners were Rose Blakesley ...
      July 1, 2014 - 7:20 am

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