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  • Valley of the Moon nominated for Iowa Recycling Excellence Award

    When Jeremiah Johnson became the assistant hatchery manager for Valley of the Moon, he had his mind set on improving efficiency. By chance, his effort ...
    July 20, 2017 - 9:48 pm
  • Coronation kicks off Clarke County Fair

    Royal Court 2017: Pictured, above left, are Alyssa Kent, Clarke County Fair princess; Shelby Mathes, Clarke County Fair queen; Trinity Miler, 2016 Cla ...
    July 20, 2017 - 9:56 pm
  • Four water main breaks in four days

    Whoever heard of a heat wave causing a flood? Apparently, the problem is common enough for those working in water management. Pipes crack under pressu ...
    July 20, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • Local arrests have regional impact

    In a rare move, Osceola Police Chief Marty Duffus took to the podium during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. His message? The hard work his offic ...
    July 20, 2017 - 9:59 pm
  • Daughters of the American Revolution

    Nine members of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, DAR, and one guest, Ginger Capps, met on Saturday, July 8 at the Homestead Apartments in Greenfield.  H ...
    July 20, 2017 - 3:36 pm
  • CARSPA minutes from July 10 meeting

    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, at the Osceola Senior Center. Social time began at 9 a.m.. Hostesses June Lohr ...
    July 20, 2017 - 3:36 pm
  • C4 Club puts responsible spin on shooting

    Charlie Mundy is known throughout Iowa for his success with shooting clubs. Recently, his first-year team at Grand View University won the nationals, ...
    July 20, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Three Osceola boys compete for 2017 Junior Prince

    Three boys are in the running for the 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Prince. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Ceremon ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:33 am
  • College news

    News from Grand View UniversityDES MOINES — Recognition for outstanding academic achievement has bee ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:28 am
  • Sanders to speak in Des Moines Saturday

    Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund is hosting its annual convention 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Iowa Events Center in ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:27 am
  • Candidate filing deadline and pre-registration deadline for September 12 school elections

    The first day to file nomination papers for the September 12th School Elections was July 10, 2017. Nomination papers must be filed with the secretary ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:26 am
  • Healthy Clarke County Challenge kicks off during community events this summer

    As part of a commitment to our community, Clarke County Hospital, along with Clarke County Public Health and the Clarke County Development Corporation ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:39 am
  • 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Princesses

    Eight girls are in the running for the 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Princess. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Cere ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:40 am
  • Clarke County Fair Queen contestants

    Four contestants are vying for the crown of the 2017 Clarke County Fair Queen. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Ce ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:08 am
  • Osceola wastewater plant updates show innovative growth and savings

    OSCEOLA — The city of Osceola is well on its way to meeting new Federal Clean Water regulations with an updated wastewater facility. Plans for the upd ...
    July 13, 2017 - 4:10 am
  • Need emotional support? CROSS offers fast, convenient new ways to connect

    The CROSS mental health region understands that speaking on the phone does not meet the needs of everyone experiencing crisis. To better meet our resi ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Three area employees retired Friday after 40+ years of service

    Glenda McNeal spent 42 years with what is now UnityPoint Clinic. Don Lange spent 46 years with Clarke Electric Cooperative, and Denny Henry spent 49 y ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Running at the Iowa Senior Games

    I’m 93.My older brother and sister would have said it was from chasing me all over the farm (in a mo ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • Kedleys help raise money for middle schoolers during July 4 celebration

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDPictured are Becca, Teddy and Mayor Thomas Kedley volunteering in the wat ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Candidates sought for school board election

    At least one of the three school board seats up for election this year might wind up vacant if eligible electors don’t file their paperwork on time. A ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Free CyberPatriot summer camp

    From 8 to noon, Monday, July 17, to Friday, July 21, students in grades 7 - 12 will take part in an exciting new program at Clarke schools. CyberPatri ...
    July 9, 2017 - 8:55 am
  • Mosaic Track & Field Day 2017

    Allowing people with disabilities to shine in sports is an opportunity for them to live the life many of us take for granted.
    July 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • State audit of Village uncovers financial misconduct

    By HILARY FERRANDOST news editorhferrand@osceolaiowa.comAn audit report released by the State of Iow ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:03 pm
  • CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Pastor Chuck DeVos from Life Point Church opened the 2017 Fourth of July Celebration Friday at the Bandstand. Brad Lampe sang the Star Spangled Banner ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • ANCESTRAL STEPS

    What do a pair of Des Moines University (DMU) medical students have in common with a ma and pa pioneer couple out of the mid-19th century? More than m ...
    July 6, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Wells, Wells, Wells

    Democratic hopeful for the governor's seat, Gary Wells of Lamoni, pictured here with wife, Bonnie, has drummed up a surprising amount of support on a ...
    June 29, 2017 - 1:55 am
  • Tracing the Mormon Trail

    Tracing the Mormon Trail: Reenactors heading out with hand-pulled carts on the Mormon Trail get a taste of what life was like for their ancestors 170 ...
    June 28, 2017 - 1:42 pm
  • Casino seeks to lower property taxes

    Lakeside Hotel and Casino has filed an appeal with the Clarke County Board of Review to lower the valuation of the facility by $5.4 million dollars. I ...
    June 28, 2017 - 1:11 pm
  • Fun on the Fourth of July!

    Touted as the largest Fourth of July celebration in southern Iowa, the Osceola Independence Day Celebration kicks off Friday, June 30, and keeps rolli ...
    June 28, 2017 - 12:38 pm
  • SCICF presents area groups with more than $19k in grants

    The Clarke County Board of the South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) donated $19,619.52 to area groups Thursday, June 15, at a ceremony held ...
    June 28, 2017 - 12:43 pm
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