Weekly Safety Report: Driver Cited for Leaving Scene of Accident, Collision in Creston, Iowa
Two incidents occurred in Creston, Iowa this week. In the first incident, a driver was cited for leaving the scene of an accident and other violations after striking two parked vehicles. The second incident involved a collision between two vehicles, resulting in no reported injuries.
KMAland Iowa Large Class 11-Player Football (9/22): Creston wins thriller over Harlan
(KMAland) -- Creston won a thriller over Harlan to stay unbeaten while Atlantic, LC, Denison-Schleswig, SBL and LeMars were also winners in KMAland Iowa Large Class 11-Player. Check out the full Week 5 rundown below. IOWA CLASS 3A DISTRICT 1. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 26 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 23. Sioux Center 21 Bishop...
Watch: Iowa high school football players get ready for their big game in a fun way
CRESTON, Iowa — Football players in Creston, Iowa, gear up for their game against Harlan in a fun way. They showed off their moves at the school's pep rally. See the Panthers dance in the video above.
Central Iowa woman dies in rollover crash
A Winterset woman died Tuesday in a rollover accident in Madison County.
Norwalk 37, Winterset 17: Warriors defense stands out in win over Huskies
NORWALK — Winterset football showed promise in the first few minutes of play against Norwalk, but it was all about the Warriors, who defeated the Huskies, 37-17, on Friday. Norwalk’s quarterback was intercepted early, and Winterset’s offense made it into the red zone. The Huskies settled for a field goal, and Norwalk’s next...
Kellerton Man Sentenced to Prison for Arson and Attempt to Commit Murder
(Taylor Co) The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office says 69-year-old Ellis Earl Houk, of Kellerton, was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive sentences of 25 years in relation to his arson and attempt to commit murder convictions. Houk was additionally sentenced to three 10-year sentences on the other three charges. The 25-year sentences ran consecutive will require Houk to spend a mandatory 35-years in custody without the chance to parole.
Looking Back by Lora Stull
(From the Mount Ayr Record-News,Thursday, September 26, 1923.) O.T. Myers of Afton, Union County, says that a few days ago a letter postmarked Ames, IA and addressed to “Jim Saxon”, an alleged dope fiend who is being held in the county jail, waiting consideration of his case, was received at the office of sheriff Fred Collings. On the envelope were two one-cent stamps. Sheriff Collings was suspicious of the letter and stamps and consequently removed the stamps and found hidden underneath enough morphine to have made a good “shot” for the man to whom it was addressed. The letter was held and the matter turned over to the State Narcotics authorities.
One dead after single-car crash in Madison County
MADISON COUNTY, Iowa — Update: A release from the Madison County Sheriff's Office has corrected the identity of the woman. Carole Harms, 62, of Winterset, died. The full story is below. One woman is dead after a single-car crash northeast of Winterset Tuesday afternoon. The Madison County Sheriff's Office...
Council receives update on water situation
At the Sept. 5 meeting of the Osceola City Council, chairwoman of the Osceola Water Board Alisha Kale updated council on the current water situation at West Lake, informing them that as of that day, the water level was 61 inches below the spillway. “This is the lowest recorded [level]...
Execution, alignment vital for 3A No. 3 Harlan against 3A No. 2 Creston
(Harlan) -- A colossal matchup in Class 3A happens in Creston Friday night when 3A No. 2 and KMAland 3A/4A/5A No. 1 Creston welcomes 3A No. 3 and 3A/4A/5A No. 3 Harlan to town for a Class 3A District 6 contest. The two-time defending Class 3A champion Harlan Cyclones enter...
Collision in Creston Monday afternoon
(Creston, Iowa) – No injuries were reported following a collision early Monday afternoon, in Creston. Authorities say a 2016 Chevy Traverse driven by 23-year-old Shayna Ann Davis, of Creston, was traveling north on Sumner Street at around 12:27-p.m., approaching Prairie Street. Davis was slowing down to turn left (Westbound) onto Prairie. She came to a stop and signaled to turn.
Greenfield Chamber Main Street Hosting Annual Pancake Supper Soon
The Greenfield Chamber Main Street will be hosting their Annual Pancake Supper soon. On Thursday September 28th, the group will have their breakfast for dinner as a free will donation meal. The supper will be held at the former Greenfield fire station from 4-7pm. Attendees will be able to enjoy pancakes, sausages and beverages. Once everyone is finished with their meals, they can head to the square for the farmers market, and attend the Nodaway Valley Homecoming parade before heading to the school for a pep rally.
Updated: Adair County City and School Election Candidates
(Adair Co) The Adair County Auditor’s Office has released the candidates who have filed for the November 7th City and School Election. Council Member To Fill Vacancy (1) Council Member To Fill Vacancy (2) -Dawn Brown. Greenfield. Mayor (1) -Jimmie Schultz. Council Member (2) -Jonathan Christensen. -Rod McMorran. Council...
Creston school building plans shift
(Creston) -- As one building project moves forward in the Creston School District, another project is on hold. Recently, the Creston School Board decided not to place a $22.5 million bond issue referendum on the November general election ballot. Proceeds from the bond issue would have covered numerous upgrades in the district--including improvements at Creston High School. Speaking on KMA's "Morning Line" program Wednesday morning, Creston School Superintendent Deron Stender says increased building costs coupled with two previous bond issue projects forced the board to put the bond issue on hold.
AC/GC Marching Band Takes Top Spot in Creston Annual Balloon Day Competition
Last weekend the Adair – Casey / Guthrie Center Chargers Marching Band was on the road. The ensemble competed at the Creston Annual Balloon Days Parade, and earned 1st place in Class 2A, and 4th place overall. The team was led by AC/GC Band Director Kyra Babcock, along with Color Guard Head Coach Jessica Fridley and Assistant Coach Haley Cose. With 20 windplayers, five drumline players and three color guard members, the group was able to put on their “Spanish Parade.” A photograph of the team is included with this story.
Wind turbines see blowback in the Iowa Great Lakes area
Some people who live in the Iowa Great Lakes region want new restrictions for wind energy development.
Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig visits SWCC
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig was on the Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Creston campus yesterday morning, Sept. 20, 2023, to meet with SWCC Interim President Lindsay Stoaks; tour the ag site; discuss the challenges of rural community colleges and workforce development, including the 260E and 260F programs; and explain third party certifications embedded in the ag programs.
Player of the Week, Winterset: Karver Sutton
Karver Sutton is the son of Dave and Amy Sutton and is a junior at ADM High School. Sutton plays defensive tackle for the team and has participated in football since he was in 5th grade. Sutton loves football because he enjoys the physical aspect of the game and the...
Adair County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report: Week of 9/10/23
7:52 a.m., property damage accident 81mm I-80. 10:58 p.m., paged Adair Fire/Rescue and Adair County Ambulance for a personal injury accident 79mm I-80. 11:06 a.m., family disturbance in Orient. 2:02 p.m., paged Adair County Ambulance for medical call. 5:39 p.m., paged Adair County Ambulance for medical call. Monday 9/11. 2:44...
Adair County Sheriff’s report, 9/18/23: 6 arrests
(Greenfield, Iowa) – The Adair County Sheriff’s Office reports six recent arrests. Three people were arrested on separate drug charges:. 32-year-old Jordan Pierce Osberg, of St. Paul, MN, was arrested Sept. 11th by Adair Police. He was charges with a drug ax stamp violation and a Felony, controlled substance Violation. Osberg was released two days later on a $5,000 cash or surety bond; 29-year-old Kamron David Polk, of Oakwood, OH, was arrested Sept. 16th in Adair County, by the Iowa State Patrol, near Adair. He was charged with Poss. of a controlled substance/Marijuana-1st offense, and released later on a $1,000 c/s bond; And, 36-year-old Amanda Marie Comly, of Stuart, was arrested by Stuart Police on Sept. 16th. She was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance/3rd offense, and Poss. of drug paraphernalia. Comly was released later on a $5,000 c/s bond. Comly was previously arrested Sept. 13th, for Assault with Bodily Injury.