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Motorcycles will check-in at 7th and Chestnut Street just east of the City Park.
As closes, the Creston News Advetiser reflects on stories that broke this year. While the Creston area was not without its controversies, disasters, tragedies and weather woes, the positive side of the news could also be found among the s of the Creston News Advertiser.
The following, listed by month, are our top local picks for According to Gus Melonas, director of public affairs for BNSF, both trains were traveling east bound when the accident occurred at about 7 a. The first train, engineered by Creston natives Randy Marlin and conducted by Chris Pate, was hauling 34 cars of maintenance equipment. The second train was carrying lo of coal from Wyoming, destined for an eastern utility via Chicago, when they approached and rammed the back end of the maintenance train at full force.
The collision killed the engineer and conductor of the coal train. SWCC instructor identified in fatality accident.
Dick Downing, 51, of Osceola has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle accident reported a. Wednesday on Highway 34 near the intersection of Highway at Afton. The ISP report indicated Shay was also injured, but no condition report was available. Downing's pickup is considered a total loss.
Downing was a trades and industry — carpentry instructor and Shay is a business and information technology — business instructor, both at Southwestern Community College in Creston. Wednesday afternoon, shredding the city park and slaughtering several homes in this southwest Iowa town of 1, This was very big, very widespread.
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The tornado spiraled on a northeasterly path through Lenox, splitting trees, snapping powerlines and peeling roofs off homes with most of the destruction coming in the city park and the west side of Lenox. As much as 45 percent of the homes in Lenox were damaged, officials estimated during a p. It was a slow moving storm so we were able to give good warning to our residents. They had almost 15 minutes to prepare for the storm and that made a big difference.
Last December, in the federal case between plaintiff Union County and defendant Piper Jaffray, a jury of 11 found Piper Jaffray guilty of fraudulent nondisclosure. Friday, that ruling was overturned by Chief Judge Robert W. Pratt found Piper not guilty of fraudulent nondisclosure, subsequently, clearing Piper of all wrongdoing regarding their involvement with Union County and Crestland Cooperative before the eventual bankruptcy of the co-op. Piper has now been cleared of all five counts against them including breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, fraudulent misrepresentation and now fraudulent nondisclosure.
Creston first responders were called to Heinrich's residence approximately a. Wednesday and Heinrich was pronounced dead at the scene.
Although his time was short with us at Creston Radio, he fit in from day one. Brad will be missed dearly and our thoughts and prayers go out to his parents and sisters in Wisconsin. According to initial reports, Heinrich died of natural causes. A native of Prescott, Wis. Otten ple guilty to aggravated misdemeanor. Larry Otten, principal at Creston Middle School, recently plead guilty to fraudulent practice in the third degree.
The Creston News Advertiser first reported the story March 16 after the year-old Otten was charged on a Union County warrant for fraudulent practices. Otten was charged after altering the purchase date of a Pontiac GTO. Otten said he purchased the GTO inwhen documents showed the actual purchase date was Jan. However, Otten received a much lesser judgment. According to court documents, Otten will serve a one-year probabation under the supervision of the 5th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services. However, as of Wednesday, no judgment has been rendered on that count.
Saturday on th Street just west of th Avenue, which is south of Mount Ayr. Panthers enjoy first victory at Harlan since The Panthers never trailed in a victory that locked up a district championship, ending an eight-year run for Harlan as district champs. The last Creston victory at Harlan was a win in The only other Panther triumph in 43 meetings was at Panther Field in Coincidentally, the last Harlan team to lose three regular-season games included that defeat to Creston in Harlan was intercepted three times, coming into the game as the Class 3A state passing leader.
The Panthers led by as many as 28 points twice at and in the second half. The halftime lead was He began coaching intwo years after the last Panther win on that field. They formed an impromptu tunnel of support at the southwest corner of the field to congratulate players as they left the field to board the team bus. As the team returned to Creston around midnight, the team bus was greeted by an escort of police and fire vehicles from the edge of town to the high school, flanked by the honking horns of several private vehicles following the team into the school parking lot. SWCC student, graduate die in Missouri crash.
Bix of Hopkins, Mo. Also killed in the wreck was year-old Benjamin T. McIntyre of Hopkins.
Four others were injured, including Southwestern students Kaley L. Folkerts, 19, and Samantha L. Weed, 18, both of Bedford. Olerich, 18, was a volleyball player at Southwestern. All three have been living on campus. Grief counseling was made available to students at 5 p. Saturday evening and again on Sunday from 5 to 8 p. Additional counseling will be provided as necessary.
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Weed was seriously injured and Folkerts suffered minor injuries, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. According to the accident report, a Chevrolet pickup was driven east on Missouri Highway about a half-mile east of Hopkins by year-old Scott Woods of Hopkins, when the vehicle ran off the south side of the roadway. Woods reportedly overcorrected and the vehicle went off the north side of the road.
As the truck came back onto the road, it overturned and came to rest on its wheels on the south side of the road and then caught on fire. All seven occupants of the pickup were ejected in the accident at a. Vince Shelby. Bix died on arrival at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville.
Sharon and her brother Bob Ridnour are the first people who began the moving-in process at The Iowana Tuesday morning. Tuesday was the first day occupants of The Iowana could move into the restored former hotel building.
Bob and Sharon were born and raised in Creston in the midth century. Sharon graduated from Creston in However, they have ly lived in North Carolina and Osceola. Now, they are both retired. Bob said he remembers when The Iowana was a hotel.
It has been a long process to get people to be able to live in The Iowana. After a few years of trying to secure a syndicator, or buyer, to purchase the tax credits, a year ago, MetroPlains announced it found a syndicator for the tax credits, as well as other agencies and investors for the project.
There are 24 apartments in The Iowana. There are six floors inside building, but The Iowana actually has seven stories. A mezzanine level is between the first and second floors.
The first floor and mezzanine level each have two housing units. There are four units each on the second through sixth floors.
On these floors, the corner unit has two bedrooms and the other three units have one. A washer and dryer is in every apartment, and the kitchen is equipped with a disposal, dishwasher, refrigerator, stove and microwave.
Each apartment has central air-conditioning, ceiling fans and an energy-efficient furnace with individual temperature controls. The apartments are also furnished with custom blinds, carpeting and vinyl flooring. There is high-speed Internet access available in the apartments.
The building will also offer handicap-accessible apartments.