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FRIDAY MAY 22 NEWS

McDermott Gives Consolidation Update at May 18 Board Meeting

Creston Community Schools' Superintendent Steve McDermott gave an update to the school board Monday night during his report on the consolidation between Prescott and Creston.

He said he's had questions recently about what happens with the school vehicles, technology, furniture and more.

Listen to the full story HERE.


Cover Crop Sign-Up

Farmers have been encouraged to use cover crops on their farms for years. This practice helps to build up organic matter besides controlling erosion.

The Adair County NRCS office in Greenfield is offering a new sign-up for financial assistance. NRCS District Conservationist Alan Lange explained the sign-up process, how he's pleased by the recent efforts by conservation to make cover crops a better option, and more.

The Adair Soil and Conservation district is encouraging farmers to stop by the field office at 705 NE 6th - that's Highway 25 north in Greenfield.

Listen to the full story HERE.


East Union Student Grand Prize Winner of Money Smart Week Poster Contest

A 4th grader attending East Union Elementary is getting a big surprise next Wednesday. Riley Long is the Grand Prize winner of Community Banker's of Iowa's Money Smart Week Poster Contest. As the 1st place finalist, Riley will receive a $500 Certificate of Deposit.

Listen to the full story HERE.


THURSDAY MAY 21 NEWS

John Wayne Birthplace Museum Grand Opening

A big weekend is ahead in Winterset, as the John Wayne Birthplace Museum will have its Grand Opening. Along with it will be a list of special events all around town to commemorate it.

The President of the Board of Directors was on the Radio Ranch program with Chad Rieck Wednesday morning.

Listen to the full story HERE.

If you want to hear the full interview on the Radio Ranch show, go to the page.


Two-Car Collision in Decatur County Tuesday Morning

There was a head-on collision in the overnight hours of Tuesday morning in Decatur County. Brad Pollard, Lieutenant with the Iowa State Patrol explained.

Pollard says both drivers were wearing seat belts and were airlifted to Des Moines area hospitals. The accident remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.


Fireworks Bill Passes Iowa House

It would be legal to sell and set off fireworks in Iowa if a bill that cleared the Iowa House Wednesday night becomes law.

If the bill becomes law, it would be legal to set off fireworks in Iowa. As well, cities and counties would be allowed to pass local ordinances restricting fireworks, plus the bill calls for a $250 fine for improper use. It would also be illegal to sell fireworks to a minor.

Several Iowa Representatives had their own thoughts on the bill. Listen to the story HERE.


WEDNESDAY MAY 20 NEWS

Creston City Council Tables Approval/Denying of Conditional Use Permit for Church

Several citizens spoke on the public forum Tuesday night at the Creston city council meeting. The item of interest was the approval or denying of a Conditional Use Permit for a church at 124 N. Maple in uptown Creston.

The church had moved into the building without knowledge that a Conditional Use Permit was required.

When the council was to vote, Mayor Warren Woods suggested tabling the issue until the June 2 meeting, pending a look at the legality.

For the FULL story, listen HERE.


New 3rd Ward City Council Member

Dr. Gabe Carroll was approved 6-0 by the Creston city council and sworn in by Mayor Warren Woods Tuesday night.

He fills the 3rd ward council seat, previously held by Ann Levine - who resigned after the April 21 meeting.


Creston FFA Students Present at School Board Meeting Monday Night

One of the many outstanding activities at Creston Community Schools is FFA. Several students were on hand Monday night at the Creston school board meeting to give a presentation on all of their recent accomplishments. 

The students talked about all the grants they have received, and how that grant money has been used for various projects. They ended the presentation with a look at what they'll be up to this summer.

Listen to the story HERE.


May Update with Congressman David Young

Small business week was the first week of May. U.S. Congressman David Young discussed that, including several visits to the third district. As part of the week, he visited area small businesses from Des Moines, Stuart, to Corning.

Listen to the full story HERE.

With the recent Avian flu outbreak in Iowa, the Iowa congress recently contacted the U.S. Department of Agriculture for assistance. Congressman Young addressed that in the second part of the May update. Listen HERE.

Congressman Young has also been up to a lot in Washington. LISTEN


2015 KSIB Tractor Ride Route

The 4th annual KSIB Tractor Ride has been announced for Saturday, June 6th. The route begins in Creston, heads to Lorimor, Winterset for lunch, to Macksburg, then back to Creston.

                         2015 Tractor Ride

 


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