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  • World Livestock Auctioneer champion appear at Creston Livestock Auction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blaine Lotz, the 2014 World Livestock Auctioneer champion, will be at Creston Livestock Auction, 201 N. Cherry St., Creston, 11 a.m ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Tropical rock coming to Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Corning Opera House Cultural Center is bringing white sandy beaches, palm trees and sunshine to its stage. Join “Mexico Mark” Mulligan and K ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Friends of the Library prepare for used book sale

    Friends of the Library are preparing for the annual used book sale to be held during Balloons Days Sept. 19-20. The sale will be held at the former Li ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Ringgold County Conservation offers monarch tagging

    MOUNT AYR — Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) is participating in the Monarch Watch tagging program and needs the public's help capturing Mona ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Collectibles and curiosities

    One man’s collection is bringing a bit of nostalgia to family, friends and strangers.Wally Miller, 7 ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Signs of support

    More than 60 local union members and some spouses met with International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers representati ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Caregiver beginnings workshop planned

    LENOX — Caregiver beginnings is an introductory workshop that covers a variety of caregiving topics including: preventing falls, talking about driving ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • More rain expected this week

    While southwest Iowa should get a break from the heat this week, rain showers fill the forecast through Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Come visit the land of the gypsies

    EnsembleThere are 90 musicians in this year’s ensemble. Two soloists will be featured, Madison Hance ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 25-29MondaySchool pictures, high schoolTuesdaySchool pictures, elementaryWednesdaySchool pictur ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Deborah Springer – Creston

    Deborah Diane Springer, 64, of Creston died Aug. 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Georgia Kinne – Tingley

    Georgia Etta “Grandma GG” Kinne, 93, of Tingley, passed away August 22, 2014 at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Norma Beggs – Clearfield

    Norma Beggs, 83, of Clearfield died Aug. 25, 2014, at Greater Regional Medical Center in Creston. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, a ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Georgia Kinne – Tingley

    Georgia Etta “Grandma GG” Kinne, 93, of Tingley died Aug. 22, 2014, at Mount Ayr Health Care Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Au ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Bonnie Pulliam – Creston

    Bonnie Pulliam, 74, of Creston died Aug. 20, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Services are planned for a later date. Powers Fune ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Virginia Fenn – Murray

    Virginia Fenn, 90, of Murray died Aug. 22, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Louisburg, Kan. Celebration of life services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Evelyn Chapman – Creston

    Evelyn Chapman, 91, of Creston died Friday, Aug. 22, at Creston Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Cr ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Lowell Aupperle – Greenfield

    Lowell Aupperle, 90, of Greenfield died Aug. 19, 2014, at Greenfield Manor in Greenfield. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Steen ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • LaVonne Pulliam – Creston

    LaVonne Pulliam, 74, of Creston died Aug. 20, 2014, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Arrangements are pending at Powers Funeral Home, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Virginia Fenn – Murray

    Virginia Fenn, 90, of Louisburg, Kan., formerly of Murray, died Aug. 22, 2014, in Louisburg, Kan. Services are pending at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Police

    Matthew Jon Buchanan, 24, 402 N. Oak St. Apt. 19, was charged with driving while suspended and eludi ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Lenox Police

    Austin Reed, 19, of Lenox was cited for underage possession of alcohol 5 p.m. Thursday in Lenox.Acco ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 5:24 p.m. Friday at Hy-Vee, 600 Sheldon St.According to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Joseph Smith, 35, of Red Oak was charged with driving while revoked, failure to refile SR-22, failur ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 5:25 p.m., Monday, New York Avenue.Medical, 6:45 a.m., today, North Jarvis Str ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Police

    David Lynn McMullen, 51, 300 N. Maple St., was charged with fifth-degree theft 3:22 p.m. Friday at W ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 11:48 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of North Maple an ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Adams County Sheriff

    Jason Eugene Steiner, 41, of Villisca, was charged on an Adams County warrant 9:32 p.m. Saturday.Acc ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 11:55 p.m., Friday, North Spruce Street.Medical, 6:57 a.m., Sunday, West Prair ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Accident

    No citations were issued after an accident 7:06 a.m. Wednesday on North Oak Street.According to a Cr ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Disappointing vote

    From Linda TopliffCrestonWith a population over 7,000 people, Creston had a disappointedly small fra ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Lost friend's legacy making a difference

    I still remember the gut-wrenching feeling, the way my heart sank, the utter disbelief and then the way I felt absolutely nothing after hearing the ne ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Response to city council vote

    From Creston Library Board • Creston | The library board members were disappointed by the city council decision to sell the Lincoln School property de ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Stumbled onto the truth

    From Don Narigon • Ellston | I want to thank Monica McCarthy in urging people to vote Republican. Yes, it is a compliment to have Chuck Grassley as he ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Poolman: The cost of children

    Recently, I have been seeing news stories pop up about raising children and how much it costs to do that. Having children is one of the furthest thin ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Wilson: Have you noticed the change?

    I need to start this column out with an announcement.Perhaps you noticed.Last week, the letters AP r ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Work toward the library, cultural center should continue

    From Joshua BorgmannCrestonIn recent weeks, there has been much discussion over whether the Lincoln ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Library perspectives from a ‘newcomer’

    From Janna Tull SteedCrestonShortly after I moved here in 1995, the Creston Library was a major issu ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Dear citizens

    From Brian ZacharyCrestonPlease do not allow the city to sell the Lincoln School out from under the ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • I can smell a battle coming

    From Jim StalkerCrestonI can smell a battle coming. The city has chosen to let Lincoln School go to ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Club news

    GRMC AuxiliaryThe Greater Regional Medical Center Auxiliary board held its regular meeting 10 a.m. A ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Reunion

    Schlapia reunionThe family of Owen and Madge Schlapia met at the Diagonal Community Building Aug. 3, ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met Aug. 6.Canasta winners were Maxine May, fir ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 18-22Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Creston mealsAug. 11-15Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782 ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Reunion

    McFee ReunionDescendants of Alexander McFee gathered in Creston the weekend of Aug. 2-3. Donna McFee ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Club news

    TOPS 1338TOPS 1338 Creston meets Mondays at 5 p.m. for weigh-in and meeting at 5:30 p.m.July 14 the ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsAug. 4-8Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782-2 ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Club news

    Ladies Lakeshore AuxiliaryLadies Lakeshore Auxiliary met July 23.Canasta winners were Loretta Kelly, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsJuly 28-Aug. 1Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:10 pm

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