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    • LaMasters earns all-state nod

      Creston junior Haylee LaMasters led the Hawkeye 10 Conference in nearly every offensive category this year, and for that, she was named to the Iowa Gi ...
      July 31, 2014 - 3:17 am
    • Three Murray players named all-state

      Murray’s Kate Patton became a five-time all-state softball honoree this week. The five-year Lady Mus ...
      July 31, 2014 - 3:17 am
    • Creston's Luther on Hawkeye 10 first team

      Four Creston players were among those honored on the Hawkeye 10 all-conference baseball team announced Wednesday, including outfielder Trevor Luther o ...
      July 31, 2014 - 3:17 am
    • Krejci cites 'love affair' with SWCC athletics

      Bill Krejci is stepping down from his position as SWCC director of athletics and athletic fundraising to move to the Des Moines area with his wife, Te ...
      July 31, 2014 - 3:17 am
    • Luther on all-district baseball team

      Creston senior outfielder Trevor Luther was named to the Class 3A West District first team on the al ...
      July 31, 2014 - 2:57 am
    • Sports briefs

      Cross country campThe Creston cross country camp will be held Monday and Tuesday. The camp will run ...
      July 31, 2014 - 2:56 am
    • Clarke puts three on all-state teams

      The Class 3A state champion Clarke Lady Indians placed three players on the Class 3A all-state teams, as announced by the Iowa Girls Coaches Associati ...
      July 31, 2014 - 2:56 am
    • H-10 champion Panthers celebrate successful season

      The Creston softball team, which won a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference championship this season, celebrated its strong season at the team's postsea ...
      July 30, 2014 - 12:43 am
    • Sports briefs

      The Creston baseball team will host its postseason awards banquet and potluck at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3 in the Creston High School Commons.
      July 30, 2014 - 12:15 am
    • Spieker, O'Brien tied for point lead

      CORNING — Chris Spieker came into the July 26 races trailing defending champion Jason O'Brien by just five points, as they battle it out for the 2014 ...
      July 29, 2014 - 1:48 am
    • Richard Gander - Creston

      Richard “Rich” Gander, 45, of Creston died Monday, July 28, 2014, in rural Creston.A funeral service ...
      July 31, 2014 - 11:07 am
    • Mickey Austin – Cassville, Mo.

      Mickey Ray Austin, age 60, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Mr. Austi ...
      July 30, 2014 - 11:18 am
    • Maxine E. Werner – Shannon City

      Maxine Werner, 93, of Shannon City died July 27, 2014, at Mount Ayr Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Watso ...
      July 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
    • Curtis Woodard – Creston

      Curtis Woodard, 70, of Creston died July 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. A private family graveside service will be held at a later dat ...
      July 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
    • Darlene L. White – Shannon City

      Darlene White, 86, of Shannon City died July 27, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Creston. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Sha ...
      July 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
    • Adrian Scott Reed – Kansas City, Mo.

      Adrian Scott Reed, 43, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A visitation will be held Saturday, August 2, 2014 from 1 PM to ...
      July 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
    • Jackie Johnston-Norris – Davenport

      Jackie Johnston-Norris, 93, of Davenport, formerly of Creston and Iowa City, died July 26, 2014. Arrangements were entrusted to Halligan-McCabe-DeVri ...
      July 28, 2014 - 11:08 am
    • Mary Thompson – Creston

      Mary “Spence” Thompson, 72, of Creston died July 26, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. A celebration of life graveside service will be 11:30 a. ...
      July 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
    • Curtis Woodard – Creston

      Curtis Woodard, 70, of Creston died July 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highw ...
      July 28, 2014 - 11:07 am
    • Evelyn Sanders – Council Bluffs

      Evelyn M. Sanders, 75, of Council Bluffs died July 18, 2014, at her home. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Epworth United Methodis ...
      July 24, 2014 - 10:42 am
    • Police

      Steven Andrew Jehn, 42, 503 W. Mills St., was charged with second-offense public intoxication 1:43 a ...
      July 31, 2014 - 10:30 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousStructure fire, 12:21 p.m., Wednesday, Corning.Medical, 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, North Che ...
      July 31, 2014 - 10:29 am
    • Fire

      MiscellaneousMedical, 2:04 p.m., Monday, North Walnut Street. ...
      July 31, 2014 - 9:08 am
    • Afton Police

      MiscellaneousInformation, 12:30 p.m., July 21.Escort, 10:53 p.m., July 21.Parking complaint, 11:14 p ...
      July 31, 2014 - 9:08 am
    • Police

      Anthony Michael Atkins, 27, 802 N. Cherry St., was charged with driving while suspended 11:33 p.m. M ...
      July 31, 2014 - 9:07 am
    • Police

      Timothy Daniel Mullen, 27, of Orient was charged with possession of a controlled substance, methamph ...
      July 29, 2014 - 10:25 am
    • Accidents

      No citations were issued after an accident 2:21 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Walnut Avenue a ...
      July 29, 2014 - 10:25 am
    • Lenox Police

      Larry D. Ratliff Jr., 23, of Afton was charged on a Taylor County warrant for driving while barred J ...
      July 29, 2014 - 10:24 am
    • Afton Police

      Larry Deandre Ratliff, 23, of Afton, was charged on a Taylor County warrant for driving while barred ...
      July 29, 2014 - 10:24 am
    • Police

      Jeremy Glenn Rounds, 505 W. Prairie St., reported a children’s bicycle had been taken while it was p ...
      July 28, 2014 - 10:48 am
    • Is there an ordinance for that?

      Birdie SandemanCrestonRegarding the present debate of moving our current library to a different loca ...
      July 31, 2014 - 11:10 am
    • Poolman: The best advice is to enjoy life

      Monday night I spent three training hours in the company of several other Creston firefighters practicing hooking up to a fire hydrant and laying hose ...
      July 31, 2014 - 10:45 am
    • Another great Union County Fair

      From Ron DunphyUnion CountyWith great fanfare another Union County Fair is in the record books. Comp ...
      July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
    • Ernst commercial seems really odd

      From Monica McCarthyCrestonI see the Joni Ernst commercial where she accuses Bruce Braley of insulti ...
      July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
    • Show us the proof

      From Jim StalkerCrestonShow us the proof, not just the dream! Show us how we will be able to heat an ...
      July 30, 2014 - 11:13 am
    • Looking for yearbooks

      From Dennis HowardGardner, Kan., formerly of CrestonI have a collection called the “Faces and Yearbo ...
      July 29, 2014 - 2:18 pm
    • Attacking the library board is wrong

      From Marcia FultonCrestonYou can want the current library to move to the Lincoln school site or desi ...
      July 29, 2014 - 2:19 pm
    • Research changed my mind

      From Connie MaxsonCrestonLast September I was invited to join the library board. At that time, I was ...
      July 29, 2014 - 2:18 pm
    • PETERSON: Lenox Tigers are back on Iowa's baseball map

      Twenty-five years ago I stood in the media box at Marshalltown High School shooting photographs of Lenox pitcher Kurt Stoaks on the mound for coach St ...
      July 25, 2014 - 8:52 pm
    • Thank you class of 1974

      From Deb Loudon, treasurer, class of 1974 • Creston | I would like to publicly thank several people who were instrumental in making the class of 1974' ...
      July 24, 2014 - 12:08 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 28-Aug. 1Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641 ...
      July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm
    • Reunions

      CHS Class of 1974The class of 1974 held their 40th class reunion on the Fourth of July weekend in Cr ...
      July 25, 2014 - 12:09 pm
    • Club news

      Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary Ladies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 16.Canasta winners were Mary Kline, f ...
      July 25, 2014 - 12:08 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

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