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Southwest Iowa


Advertiser Creston Publishing Company • P.O. Box 126 • 503 West Adams Street • Creston, IA 50801 Vol. 48, No. 49 Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Presorted Standard Carrier Route Presort U.S. POSTAGE PAID Creston IA, 50801 Permit No. 14





Massena •

•Fontanelle •Bridgewater



ADAMS •Carbon Corning•

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•Afton • Thayer

CLARKE •Murray

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•Diagonal •Tingley Ellston• •Clearfield




•Creston •Cromwell

DECATUR •Grand River

Beaconsfield• Lorimor• •Mt. Ayr Kellerton• •Maloy •Delphos •Redding

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Make your baby’s first Christmas extra-special with a photo in our keepsake holiday section.


For Advance Tickets And Show Times




JENNIFER LAWRENCE LIAM HEMSWORTH FRI-SAT Eve: 6:30, 9:30 PG 13 SUN: 2:30, 6:30, 9:30 MON-THURS: 6:30, 9:30

So is your license!

OUR ANNUAL FREE HOLIDAY Sponsored Merchant Matinee Movie SATURDAY And SUNDAY! Admission By Ticket Only

You’ll lose your license for at least 30 days if caught driving drunk.

Visit For FREE TICKET Locations At Local SPONSORING MERCHANTS SAT, DEC. 7 At 12:00 Noon & 2:30 pm Plus SUN, DEC. 8 At 12:00 Noon Only PG

No excuses. No exceptions.



Great Stocking Stuffers and Thank You Gifts. May Be Redeemed Towards Admission And Concession Treats.


Child’s Name

FREE POPCORN Every Tuesday To All Paid Admissions


Close-out AuCtion

for Country Hearts in Uptown Creston Sunday, December 8 • 12 Noon 104 N. Maple St., Creston IA

New Stock Merchandise - Sales Tax will apply on new merchandise. Dealers be sure to bring your sale tax ID. Merchandise displays; Antiques; Furniture

Bob and Kay Wagner

641-745-0817; 641-202-4625

Auction conducted by: West & Frey Auctioneers LLC, Creston, Iowa & Creston Livestock Auction Services Darwin West 641-344-1958; Todd Crill 712-621-1453; Tom Frey 641-344-5082 Sale clerks: June West, Leisa Frey. Ringman: Vern Blazek.

See for complete sale bill


A baby’s first Christmas is one the parents, grandparents and family will remember forever. You can share your child’s photo with Creston News Advertiser readers for just $15.00 if you submit your photo before Dec. 13. The cost is $20.00 after December 13.

All babies photos submitted will be entered into a random drawing for a


If your baby was born after Dec. 25, 2012 this will be their first Christmas. Final deadline to be included is Noon Wednesday, December 18. Pictures will be published Monday, Dec. 23.

Gift Certificate to The Wishing Well!

Baby’s Name: _______________________________________ Baby’s Age:______

Dalton Ag Products, a first-class, fast growing manufacturing company in Northeast Taylor County is seeking an experienced Plant Manager. Our company is highly regarded in both the industry and community. CRESTON NEWS ADVERTISER 1641-782-2141 (Ext. 228) FAX 1-641-782-6628 - Craig Mittag The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Engineering and at least 5 years of experience managing complex manufacturing operations. In addition, excellent leadership, communication and organization skills are required. We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, relocation, and opportunities for growth. For immediate consideration, send a current resume and salary requirements to: Put “Plant Manager” in the subject line of the email.

Person Placing Ad: ___________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________ City:_________________________________________State:_____Zip: _________ Phone: ______________________________________________________________ Photos can be picked up after the ad prints. Include your name, address and phone number on the back.

All Baby’s First Christmas ads must be pre-paid. Mail to: Creston News Advertiser, PO Box 126, Creston, IA 50801 or stop by the address below. E-mail:

Public Auction

503 W. Adams St. • Creston • 641-782-2141 x239 Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Monday thru Friday

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 • 11:00 a.m.

Located 813 E. Van Buren St., Lenox, IA ~ Watch for signs (Inclimate weather date Saturday the 14th, listen to KSIB Radio)

Farm machinery & Other Farm relateD itemS: 9N Ford Tractor; 1 ton portable bulk bin; blade; 2 pallet forks; 2 lowboy trailers; small calf creep feeder; 2 sheep hay feeders; a few chicken waterers; (3) 10’ & (1) 12’ red HW Brand pipe gates; (3) 35’ (approx.) telephone poles; 50-75 used steel posts, 15-20 each of cattle & hog panels. tOOlS: Sears Craftsman table saw; Sears 1” belt/8” disc sander; Delta Homecraft band saw; a variety of hand tools & tool sets. Farm antiques & ColleCtible items. yarD & GarDen itemS: Sears Craftsman front-tine tiller, 22” Walk-behind Weedeater, power washer; Yardman 26” Push mower; and other items often found at a sale of this type. miSc.: “Hot Spot” Round Hot Tub, seats 4 termS: Cash or good check with proper ID is required. Not responsible for accidents or theft. Nothing is removed until settled for. Announcements made day of sale take precedent over previous advertising.

David brown

For by Brown & Kinker Auction Service 641-344-5559 Auctioneer: Curtis Kinker 641-333-2820 Bethany Murphy - Clerk; Lunch on Grounds; Beverly Kinker - Cashier

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Employee will receive exceptional benefits, and competitive salary. Apply in person or online and view these jobs and more at in the careers section.

Saturday, December 7, at 10:00 AM

at the WRC Hall, in Macksburg, Iowa For additional information, contact:

Jon Peterson,Agent Lorimor, Iowa

Phone: (515) 221-9950

Real Estate Sales • Auctions • Farm and Ranch Management • Appraisal • Insurance • Consultations Oil and Gas Management • Timber Resource Management National Hunting Leases • Lake Management • FNC Ag Stock

Sale location: Kretzinger Auction Building, Corning IA Hwy 34/148 1/2 mile east

261 taxable acreS

tract 1 73 Acres with home, 21.77A cropland tract 2 188 Acres with 99.6A cropland. Good deer and turkey hunting

Don and Colleen Bickford Kretzinger Auction 712-621-9400; 712-621-0135


Drivers NeeDeD


homE SERvICES DIRECToRY Find the right people for the job, right here.

to explain the job positions on

Thursday December 5th from 1-5 pm at Prairie View Assisted Living

1709 W. Prairie St.



Ruth R. Long, CPA-CFP. Complete accounting, financial planning, consulting, electronic filing and tax services for business or individuals. Reasonable fees. 620 1/2 New York Ave. 641-782-7CPA (7272)

RooF-TECh INC., Residential -metal and asphalt roofing. Commercial seamless fluid applied membranes. FRee estimates, call 800-289-6895 or 641-782-5554 or go online at

Backhoe & Bulldozer

Siding & Windows

Bring your resume and interview that afternoon.

Prairie View Memory Care is seeking Part-time & Full-Time CNAs & CMAs

Certified Nursing Assistant

for all shifts in our upcoming memory care. In addition to personal care, memory care programming will involve providing meaningful activities and in a small group setting for early to mid stages of Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Must be caring and compassionate. Competitive Wages. If you love working with older adults in a team environment please apply online at

If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of our residents please contact:

Jessica Seitz, RN Director of Nursing Services

Monday thru Friday Delivery 11:30 a.m. pick-up Deliver by 5 p.m. Must have dependable transportation, valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance. Must be able to pass a motor vehicle records check.

If you have questions please contact Gloria Rink, RN or Amy Edmonson-

Bonebrake at 641-782-3131.

Creston Nursing & Rehab Center


1001 Cottonwood, Creston, IA





1709 W. Prairie St., Creston, IA

To apply contact Sandy Allison at the Creston News Advertiser, 503 W. Adams or call 641-782-2141 x222


Joyful Noise presents...

All Creatures Great and Small A Community Christmas Concert Sunday, December 8, 2013 ~ 2 p.m. Creston High School Auditorium

Guests include: Ken Rummer, Juleen Krings, Meghin Pearson, Jane Warner, Community Mass Choir, John Steinbach, Mary O’Riley

Your Guide To Dining And Entertainment

HOT BEEF SANDWICH BEEF & NOODlES Mon., Dec. 9th 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

...and our grandchildren!


7 per plate

Coffee and Tea Included Proceeds go to Creston Basket Fund and Union County Food Pantry.

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Monday, December 9 • 10:30 a.m.

Prairie View is having a

Creston Nursing & Rehab Center is looking for a


Land auction

Greater Regional Medical Center has an immediate opening for a housekeeper. Position includes daily cleaning, sanitizing, and supplying of miscellaneous items, floor finishing, carpet cleaning and special projects as needed.


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EOE. Post-offer drug screen required


Now Accepting Applications for the following positions:


— Open to the Public —

Eagles Club • Creston

KINKADE INDUSTRIES INC. Complete backhoe service with extra reach bucket. Sanitary systems, basements, crawl spaces, dig footings with trencher or hoe. Free estimates. Eb Knuth, 641-782-2290; 641-202-2012.

Computer Repair SPRoUSE ComPUTER SoLUTIoNS. 120 N. main, Lenox, 641-780-5760 12 years experience. Reasonable & Quality PC repair and tutoring.

Consignment Store

GAULE EXTERIoRS Steel and vinyl siding, replacement windows and seamless guttering. Quality craftsmanship, over a decade of professional service in Southwest Iowa. 641-782-0905. wESTmAN wINDowS. Replacement windows tilt for easy cleaning and rebates bays, bows, sliders, etc. Any custom size and shape, 30+ years in Creston. I sell, service and install, for no-pressure estimate call Charlie westman 641-782-4590 or 641-344-5523.

bowmAN SIDING & wINDowS. All major brands of vinyl and steel siding, Heartland, Traco and Revere thermal replacement windows. Recipient of the Revere Premium Renovator Award. Seamless guttering and Leaf Relief gutter covers. 33 years of continuous reliable service in Southwest Iowa, Glass QUALITY GLASS Co. Automotive, free estimates, 641-322-5160 home, business and farm. or 1-800-245-0337. Commercial lock service and trailer sales. hwy 34 East, in Storage Creston 641-782-5155 ShARP’S SELF-SToRAGE Boats, records, inventory, furniture. You store it, lock it, take the Plumber key. Industrial Park, Creston, SChRoEDER PLUmbING and 641-782-6227. ELECTRICAL. Central air repair/ new installations, new breaker Tree Service boxes, lighting fixtures, softeners, water heaters. Specialize in mINERS TREE SERvICE. Tree manufactured and mobile homes. Removal, Trimming, Stump Free estimates, licensed, insured, Grinding, fully insured. Free Justin miner, 641-202-1048. Accept Visa & estimates. 712-621-4847. Mastercard. Too GooD To bE ThREw. 114 N. maple, Creston, IA Mens, Womens, Childrens Clothing & Home Decor. Tue.-Fri. 10AM-5:30PM, Sat. 9AM-2PM 515-473-1126

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Dog Gone Rescue Needs:

Dog/Cat Dry & Canned Food, Dog/Cat Stainless Steel Bowls, New or Used collars & Leashes, Scoopable Cat Litter, Kennels (indoor & outdoor), Dog Houses Building supplies for Dog Houses, such as: 2x4’s, wafer board, paint, screws/nails & straw for the winter months. Dog/Cat Pet Beds & Blankets, Dog/Cat Toys & Treats (cat scratchers & catnip would be good too!) Dog Bones - Need durable items for dogs- natural, nylon..even antlers are good for their teeth! Grooming Supplies: dog/cat brushes, shampoo, conditioner, nail clippers. Cleaning Supplies: bleach, dish soap, garbage bags.

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We are in need of Foster Families! Fosters are a valuable asset to helping provide young, old, injured and sick, abused and death row dogs a second chance to live, grow or heal before finding their forever homes. Fostering is a wonderful experience for you and your family, you can feel good knowing you have helped save a dog’s life! If interested in becoming a Foster, please contact us at, for more information.

Monetary Donations

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can be mailed to: Dog Gone Rescue c/o Janel McLain 205 S. Sumner Ave. Creston, IA 50801

Our local animal shelters depend on the generosity of the community to sustain them. All donations collected at the Creston News Advertiser will go directly to Creston Animal Rescue Effort and Dog Gone Rescue in support of homeless cats and dogs in our community!

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209 W. Montgomery, Creston • 641-782-8874 Hrs.: M & Th 9:00 - 8:00 T-W-F-Sat. 9:00 - 5:30

Boyd Appliance Center, Inc.

201 W. Adams, Creston • 641-278-1043 Tues. - Fri. 8 - 6:00; Sat. 9 - 2:00 Open Dec. 23 and 24th 8 - 6; Closed Dec. 25 and 26 Regular hours beginning Dec. 27

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Cook Video & Appliance

Hwy. 34, Creston • 641-782-5112 Hrs.: M-F 8:30 - 5:30 Sat. 8:30 - 2:00 Starting Dec. 1 Sundays 1:00 - 4:00 Closing at 2:00 p.m. Tues., Dec. 24 • Closed Wed. Dec. 25

Creston Farm & Home Supply

408 S. Sumner, Creston • 641-782-2317 Hrs.: Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sat. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Closing at 3:00 p.m. Dec. 24

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VanGelder Clothing

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Wishing Well

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Comfort and Joy

Quilt Show

December 5th • 9 a.m. until after Lighted Christmas Parade December 6th • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. December 7th • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Quilts & other Notions Creative Center 201 N. Elm St., Creston, Iowa 641-782-8874

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Creston Holiday GiveAway 2013 November 29th thru close of business December 17th Drawing on December 18, 2013 ~ 10:30 a.m. Second Chance Drawing on January 3rd, 2014 at 4:45 p.m.

GiveAway Tickets Are Available At The Following Businesses: Akin Building Center American Home Design Center Boyd Appliance Center Chat Mobility/Radio Shack Coen’s Furniture Store Cook Video & Appliance Creston Farm & Home Supply Creston True Value

• 3 Grand Prizes of $500 in Creston Bucks • 5 prizes of $100 in Creston Bucks Fareway Farmers Cooperative Company First National Bank Great Western Bank Hy-Vee Food Store iWireless Java J’s Maurice’s

PCSB Bank Pizza Ranch Quilts & other Notions State Savings Bank Upper Crust Walmart Super Center Wishing Well

Participating Chamber Employers: Bunn-O-Matic Corporation Creston News Advertiser Draper, Snodgrass, Mikkelsen & Company

Ferrara Candy Company Greater Regional Medical Center MATURA Action Corporation Wellman Dynamics Corporation

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There’s No Place Like Creston for the Holidays December 5 to December 8 & December 14, 2013 (Events Subject to Change)

December 5th Comfort and Joy Quilt Show 9 a.m. until after the parade Quilts & Other Notions Creative Center Festival of Trees 9 a.m. until after the parade American Home Design Center Quilt Block Walk in Uptown Businesses Santa & Mrs. Claus Arrive at the Depot, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Pictures available for a fee Friends of the Library Model Railroaders Working at the Depot 4:30 p.m. to close Creston Arts: Gallery Open at the Depot 4:30 p.m. to close ASP Soup Supper Depot 5:00-6:30 p.m. Creston Farmers/Winter Market, 4 to 8 p.m., 311 W. Montgomery

Carolathon, Christmas Around the World 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., 501 W. Montgomery Cider and Donut Holes Served in the Depot Lighted Christmas Parade, 7 p.m. Uptown Creston Fireworks after the Parade Iowa State Savings Bank Holiday Open House following the Parade, ISSB Uptown Location December 6th Comfort and Joy Quilt Show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Quilts & Other Notions Creative Center Festival of Trees 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. American Home Design Center Quilt Block Walk in Uptown Businesses Creston Farmers/Winter Market, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 311 W. Montgomery

For more information contact the Creston Chamber of Commerce, 641-782-7021 • •

December 7th Comfort and Joy Quilt Show 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Quilts & Other Notions Creative Center Festival of Trees 8 a.m. to Noon American Home Design Center Quilt Block Walk in Uptown Businesses Creston Farmers/Winter Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 311 W. Montgomery December 8th St. Malachy All School Christmas Concert 2:00 p.m., Performing Arts Center All Creatures Great & Small Concert 2:00 p.m., CHS December 14th Santa at the Christmas Castle at the Restored Depot Model Railroaders Working at the Depot 9 a.m. to Noon CARE Craft and Goodie Boutique at the Depot 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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