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    Dancers at Leslie's Dance Emporium ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Creston Peppers hip-hop performance Dec. 2

    The Creston Peppers performed their hip-hop routine during halftime of the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Dec. 2.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • CHS musical: Legally Blonde

    This funny scene from Creston High School's musical "Legally Blonde" features Elle Woods (Brenna Baker) helping her friend Paulette (Sydney Fry) get b ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:45 pm
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    • Nerness shines for state championship team

      Transferring to a private school in North Carolina turned out to be a good experience for former Murray player Seth Nerness.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:36 am
    • Division I Reivers clip rated Spartans

      COUNCIL BLUFFS — Southwestern's nationally-ranked men's basketball team closed the 2014 portion of its schedule with a loss, but it wasn't necessarily ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:29 am
    • Area boys basketball

      MOUNT AYR — Nodaway Valley held Mount Ayr to 10 points in the second half in scoring a 64-35 victory on the Raiders' court Tuesday night.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:36 am
    • Banged-up Spartans hang on for win at Wartburg

      WAVERLY — An injury-riddled Southwestern men's team escaped with a 73-70 win here Monday night against Wartburg's JV team.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:27 am
    • Area girls basketball

      LENOX — Marie Palmer led a balanced Southwest Valley attack with 10 points and 10 rebounds in Tuesday's 53-25 victory over Lenox.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:28 am
    • Middle school sports

      Creston/O-M wrestlers won 20 of 29 bouts in wrestling competition Tuesday at Clarinda. The meet also included wrestlers from Central Decatur.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:26 am
    • Creston freshman basketball

      Jaden Driskell scored 12 points and gathered a team-high nine rebounds for the Creston freshman team in a 46-27 loss to Harlan Tuesday night.
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:26 am
    • Outdoor news

      2015 licensesIowans may now begin purchasing 2015 resident hunting, fishing and other licenses.The m ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:25 am
    • BLACKOUT BEAUTY — Harlan edges out No. 7 Panthers, 59-57

      The Panthers found themselves on the wrong end of the dramatic finish, falling 59-57 to the Cyclones here Tuesday night.
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 2:59 am
    • Panther girls compete after rough start

      It was one of those games where the losing coach comes away feeling more upbeat than the victorious coach.
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 2:57 am
    • Beverly 'Bev' Braymen – Creston

      Beverly “Bev” Braymen, 74, of Creston died Dec. 16, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Fun ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:47 am
    • Beverly Metzger – Galesburg, Ill.

      Beverly Ann Metzger, 77, of Galesburg, Ill., died Dec. 14, 2014, at the Rosewood Care Center in Galesburg, Ill. Cremation rites will be accorded, and ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:47 pm
    • Beverly Braymen – Creston

      Beverly Braymen, 74, of Creston died Dec. 16, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 80 ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:15 am
    • Mary Jane Tyler – Creston

      Mary Jane Tyler, 89, of Des Moines, formerly of Creston, died December 12, 2014 after many years of illness. Her family thanks the nurses and staff at ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:14 am
    • Bob Basler – Lenox

      Bob Basler, 85, of Lenox died Dec. 15, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston. Celebration of life memorial services will be 11:30 a.m. Sa ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:09 pm
    • Jerry J. Madden – Holland, Mich.

      Jerry J. Madden, 75, of Holland, Mich., died Dec. 8, 2014, at home.Jerry J. Madden, son of Eleanor ( ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am
    • Mary Jane Tyler – Creston

      Mary Jane Tyler, 89, of Des Moines, formerly of Creston, died Dec. 12, 2014, at Trinity Center Luther Park in Des Moines. Services are pending at Pow ...
      Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:19 am
    • Larry Lee Hull – Mount Ayr

      Larry Lee Hull, 77, of Mount Ayr died Dec. 9, 2014, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Watson-Armstro ...
      Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:46 pm
    • Paul L. Bryant – Merced, Calif.

      Graveside services were performed by his son-in-law Doug Bakewell and nephew Bill Ahnen with all of his family attending. Paul was laid to rest near h ...
      Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:52 am
    • David Stevens – Creston

      David E. Stevens, 69, of Creston died Dec. 9, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Celebration of life memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, ...
      Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:52 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousMedical, 5:52 p.m., Wednesday, West Devoe Street. ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:15 am
    • Police

      An employee of Southern Iowa Trolley, 215 E. Montgomery St., reported the glass on the front door ha ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:15 am
    • Accidents

      No citations were issued after an accident 4:46 p.m. Monday on Highway 34.According to a Creston Pol ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:18 am
    • Afton Police

      MiscellaneousInformation, 7:55 a.m., Dec. 8.Harassing communication, 3:05 p.m., Dec. 8.Traffic stop, ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:14 am
    • Police

      Nicholas Ryan Ward, 34, 513 Livingston Ave., was charged on a Madison County warrant for fifth-degre ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:10 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousMedical, 10:19 a.m., Tuesday, North Elm Street.Alarm, 5:40 p.m., Tuesday, West Townline ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:10 am
    • Adams County Sheriff

      Steven Marion Bochniak, 29, 402 N. Oak St. Apt. 17, was charged with possession of marijuana 8:40 p. ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:28 am
    • Police

      Bryant Lee McCloud, 23, 202 S. Jarvis St., was charged with driving while suspended 11:50 p.m. Sunda ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:24 am
    • Sheriff

      Lorrie Stewart of Thayer reported her mailbox was taken approximately two weeks ago, and again Thurs ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:22 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousAccident, 5 p.m., Monday, New York Avenue. ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:21 am
    • Poolman: Rage, rage against the dying of the light

      A week or so ago, I was sitting in a movie theater, the lights low and the sounds of people munching popcorn reverberating through the room. Then, whe ...
      Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:17 am
    • Cromwell Road is much improved

      From John Judd • Cromwell | A hearty THANK YOU! THANK YOU to the Union County engineer and supervisors for the facilitation of the Cromwell Road impro ...
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:08 pm
    • Waddingham: And miles to go before I sleep

      The second hand is falling fast past 3 a.m. and sleep still seems like a distant goal as I finally returned to my apartment this morning.
      Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:07 pm
    • Support Cromwell Church dinners

      From Dr. Larry W. Hicks • Creston | For those who have not already eaten lunch at the Cromwell Congregational Church, folks in the Creston area and s ...
      Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:41 pm
    • Help keep bus barn hill clean

      From Jacqueline Hartman • Creston | To those who sled on bus barn hill: Welcome to our neighborhood. Hope you have a fun time, but please, please pick ...
      Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:55 am
    • Paulsen: Two weeks away from Christmas Day

      You only have two weeks from today before Christmas Day arrives. That's plenty of time for you experienced shoppers out there to get your shopping don ...
      Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:54 am
    • Thank you

      From Cathy Seddon, SIRHA • Creston | SIRHA would like to thank the following businesses for their donations to our annual Public Housing Winterfest; B ...
      Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:03 pm
    • The problem with automated phone systems

      From Jim Stalker • Creston | I've about had it with automated phone systems. Without going into the push this push that frustrations, I'd just like to ...
      Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:02 pm
    • McDermott: Prescott and Creston School consolidation update

      The process moves forward for the April special election giving the voting public the choice on whether to combine the Creston and Prescott School Dis ...
      Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:11 pm
    • Salute to our veterans

      From Marion E. Chubick • U.S. Army Veteran | Our area veterans deserve recognition for their sacrifice and great service to our country. I will be sub ...
      Dec. 9, 2014 - 3:10 pm
    • Snowglobe

      Dancers at Leslie's Dance Emporium ...
      Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:26 am
    • Creston Peppers hip-hop performance Dec. 2

      The Creston Peppers performed their hip-hop routine during halftime of the Creston vs. Mount Ayr basketball game Dec. 2.
      Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:30 am
    • CHS musical: Legally Blonde

      This funny scene from Creston High School's musical "Legally Blonde" features Elle Woods (Brenna Baker) helping her friend Paulette (Sydney Fry) get b ...
      Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:45 pm
    • Creston mealsDec. 15-19Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
      Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:07 am
    • Club news

      Chapter LG P.E.O.Chapter LG P.E.O. met Dec. 2 at the home of Kay Ritter with Karla Powers serving as ...
      Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:07 am
    • Creston mealsDec. 8-12Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
      Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:31 pm
    • Club news

      Crest Area for LifeCrest Area for Life met 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at Holy Spirit hall. President Meg Craw ...
      Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsDec. 1-5Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
      Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:18 am
    • Club news

      Elzevir Reading CircleElzevir Reading Circle met 2 p.m. Nov. 14 at the home of Carol Brentnall. Gues ...
      Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:18 am
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsNov. 24-28Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
      Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 am
    • Club news

      Iowa Alpha SigmaIowa Alpha Sigma Master Chapter No. 1632 met 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at A & G Pizza, Steak ...
      Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 am
    • Congregate meals

      Creston mealsNov. 17-21Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
      Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:43 am
    • Club news

      The Book ClubThe Book Club met Nov. 3 at the home of Dorothy McNaught with President Shonda Deranlea ...
      Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:42 am

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