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  • CHS calendar

    Sept. 1-5MondayLabor Day. No school.5:30 p.m. JV football at Norwalk.Tuesday5 p.m. JV/varsity girls ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Library to host early out activity

    School-age children are invited to come to the public library, 200 W. Howard St., the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. for an early out activit ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • New Nodaway Valley elementary building possible

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley School Board was presented with the opportunity to build a new elementary building in Greenfield by a steering committee d ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Fire marshall releases causes of death for Creston woman

    The causes of death for 23-year-old Jessica Luke — who died after a fire started in her residence on South Division Street in Creston July 2 — have be ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Appel speaks during grand opening event

    Staci Appel, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, made a stop in Creston Thursday speaking to about 30 supporters as part of a grand opening event at ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Hurley Creek project to move forward

    In early 2015, work will be bid to build a $400,000 wetland and retention basin project on Hurley Creek just north of the Adams Street bridge at Taylo ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Throwback Thursday

    Today is Aug. 28, 2014, the 240th day of the year. There are 125 days left in 2014. Below are news items from the Creston News Advertiser for this wee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Soggy field day still provides research insight

    GREENFIELD — The recent rains did not allow visitors to tour the Neely-Kinyon Research Farm during the field day Tuesday, but presenters were still ab ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Independent candidate likes his odds for U.S. Senate

    Rick Stewart, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, is visiting all 99 counties in Iowa before November to explain why he's a better option than his ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Celebrate Labor Day the Diagonal way

    The Diagonal Labor Day Celebration is slated to start with a fun run 8 a.m. Sunday followed by an outdoor church service 9 a.m. at the north gym, 403 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Panthers open with 27-17 victory; Friday's area scores

    The Creston/O-M Panthers defeated Norwalk 27-17 Friday night at Panther Field. The game was delayed ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Sports briefs

    WAUKEE — Creston High School junior Camryn Somers was part of four victories as Waukee swept a girls swimming triangular at Waukee YMCA Tuesday.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:44 am
  • Outdoor news

    BOONE — “They Gotta’ Have Cover” is a new and catchy way to call attention to what farmers can do to bring back pheasants and other grassland birds.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Fishing report

    For lake locations, maps and other information, go to www.iowadnr.gov/Fishing/FishingReports.aspxThe ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Panthers resume series with Norwalk

    There's a chance of more rain showers Friday night, but that won't put a damper on the eager anticipation of the football season for the 2014 Creston/ ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:17 am
  • DMACC's net power sinks Spartans in home opener

    Ninth-ranked Des Moines Area Community College opened the 2014 conference season in dominating fashion Wednesday night, sweeping Southwestern 25-10, 2 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:06 am
  • Sports briefs

    Iowa State University's football season opener on Saturday against North Dakota State will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1. That game is scheduled to kic ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:58 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueAug. 21Team ScorePine Valley 150Calvin-Willets 144Knuth-Lett 142Madi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 2:58 am
  • Tigers, Eagles square off in area matchup

    Football season is here, and the Creston News Advertiser coverage area teams are ready for the season to begin.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • SWCC opens at home tonight after 3-0 loss at Indian HIlls

    OTTUMWA — It was more rugged competition for the Southwestern volleyball team Tuesday night, with a 3-0 loss at Division I unbeaten Indian Hills.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Thelma 'Coleen' Hill – Corning

    Thelma "Coleen" Hill, 77, of Corning died Aug. 29, 2014, at Corning Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Se ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Deborah Springer – Creston

    Deborah Diane Springer, 64, of Creston died Aug. 27, 2014, at Greater Regional Hospice Home. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • 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
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousGood intent call, 11:02 a.m. Thursday, 220th Street.CO investigation, 11:31 a.m. Thursd ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Accidents

    No citations were issued after an accident 4:26 p.m. Wednesday.According to a Union County Sheriff’s ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Lenox Police

    Geroman Phillip Rodriguez, 21, of Lenox, was charged on a warrant for an assault causing bodily injury 1:15 a.m. today on S. Brooks St.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousIncomplete 911 call, 7:41 a.m. Thursday, North Division Street.Found property, 12:09 p. ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Police

    MiscellaneousIncomplete 911 call, 8:25 a.m., Tuesday, New York Avenue.Escort, 8:49 a.m., Tuesday, Ea ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Accidents

    Richard Leroy Reeve, 65, 844 Quiet Harbor, was cited for failure to yield upon a left turn after an ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Fire

    MiscellaneousMedical, 4:51 a.m., today, South Vine Street.Alarm, 5:07 a.m., today, Academic Avenue. ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:28 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
  • PETERSON: Life after the "big time" can be even more rewarding

    When former Creston/O-M players Dane Wardenburg and Ryan McKim talk about "lifestyle decisions" in their moves in the coaching business, I know exactl ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:42 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
  • Congregate meals

    Creston mealsSept. 1-5Menu subject to change.Reservations are required the day before. Call 641-782- ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Club news

    Afton Federated Garden ClubAfton Federated Garden Club met Aug. 8 at Afton Community Center with Car ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:12 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

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