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  • Boldon named director of the Drake Relays

    DES MOINES – Running sports have taken Osceola native Blake Boldon to places he could’ve only dreamed up as a student in the Clarke Community School D ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

    DES MOINES – Nick Johnston of Osceola is barely old enough to vote himself in the upcoming election, but when it comes to winning tightly contested se ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • 3 in running for county supervisor District 3 seat

    Incumbent Clarke County Supervisor Marvin McCann is facing challenges from candidates Ray Negley and Derek Lumsden for the supervisor District 3 seat.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Survey shows virtual care could take pressure off emergency-room use for minor conditions

    In a recent survey asking Iowans how they receive urgent care, one in 10 respondents (9.7 percent) said they used a hospital emergency room for themse ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Annual third-grade field day held

    This year at the annual third-grade field day, the class had Kelli Price, Jaime Shaw, Peter Kazery and Zach Mathes visit from Valley of the Moon Turke ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Arndorfers recognized as 2016 Rathbun Lake Protectors

    The Rathbun Land and Water Alliance recognized the 2016 Rathbun Lake Protectors Sept. 22 at their Farm to Faucet Landowner Appreciation held at Rathbu ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Building on the square

    The finest building in Osceola was the courthouse erected in 1892 at an expense of $60,000. It was an imposing and tastefully constructed county build ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Rep. Joel Fry among legislators honored by long-term services and supports profession

    DES MOINES – Rep. Joel Fry was among a group of state legislators honored by Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) and its divisions, Iowa Center for As ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Council approves purchase of new fire engine

    Osceola Volunteer Fire Department will purchase a new fire engine after the Osceola City Council unanimously approved a bid from Reliant Fire Apparatu ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Kelly Lane to receive hammerhead

    Kelly Lane in the Harken Hills neighborhood will receive a hammerhead design, allowing more housing to go up in the subdivision.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Seid to present at 2nd-annual Conference of Global K-12 Education Research Association

    A once-in-a-lifetime travel experience to China for Clarke Community Schools Superintendent Steve Seid is doubling as an opportunity to promote the di ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Keller, McKnight vie for county supervisor, district 2

    Incumbent Larry Keller and Richard McKnight are competing for the seat of Clarke County Supervisor District 2.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Iowa Public Television to hold Iowa Press debates for Second Congressional District

    JOHNSTON – Iowa Public Television will hold an Iowa Press debate for the Second Congressional District Friday, Oct. 14, at the IPTV studios in Johnsto ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Every picture tells a story

    Roy had worked in his father’s creamery in Murray for several years since their move in 1896 from Pennsylvania, but his real dream was to be a photogr ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Murray FFA Chapter has busy fall

    The Murray FFA Chapter has had a busy fall. The last weekend in August, six members traveled to Iowa State University to compete in state Career Devel ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • New WIC clinic available in Murray

    A new clinic location for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) is now available each month to help serve the participants in the Murray area. 
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Iron Track Challenge Banquet to raise funds for trail system

    KSOI Radio and Osceola Chamber Main Street are hosting the fifth-annual Iron Track Challenge Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 15.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Farlow, White running for county auditor

    Incumbent Janice White is running against Sarah Jo Farlow in the election of Clarke County auditor.T ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Kedley proclaims Aug. 24 Mayor Diehl Day

    After the late Fred Diehl died on Sept. 12, Osceola Mayor Thomas Kedley wanted to find a way to honor the former Osceola mayor and carry on his legacy ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Local candidates emphasize the importance of county, state election

    A pie auction to raise money for local candidates as the nation focuses its attention on the Nov. 8 election won’t make the same headlines as the star ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • The BOOB Girls: The Burned Out Old Broads at Table 12

    They may be old and they may be burned out here and there physically, but four retired wacky widows are coming to your community. Fictional characters ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • New weight-loss group to hold meetings on Mondays

    A new Monday night meeting is starting 7:30 p.m. Monday at Lamoni Community Center, 108 S. Chestnut, in Lamoni.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • A typical day on Bessie No. 4

    1953 – Fun, courtesy and all around good will are the makings of a busload of happy “high-schoolers” every morning and evening. Bus No. 4, driven by g ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Bible-reading marathon planned in Osceola

    A historical event is taking place all across Iowa that will give everyone an opportunity to publicly “magnify” the inspired Word of God. 
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Slimming with Friends

    Slimming with Friends met Thursday, Sept. 29, with eight members present and Jeri Lytton presiding.T ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful to award $1,000 scholarships

    Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2017 in memory of Robert Byers, teacher and environmentalist.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • PEO, Chapter K celebrates 50-year members

    PEO, Chapter K recently honored its 50-year members with a special tea. Pictured, from left, are Elizabeth Davenport Garrels, Darlene Lundquist, Ruth ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • 17 compete at Hopeville memorial cribbage tourney

    A record 17 people competed in the Jim Overholtzer Memorial Cribbage Tournament that was held at the Hopeville Rural Music Reunion.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Clarke County Hospital receives Iowa Donor Network LEGACI award for education

    Clarke County Hospital in Osceola has been awarded the Iowa Donor Network (IDN) LEGACI Award for Education.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Reunion

    Thirty-five members of the Clarke Community High School class of 1961 in Osceola met for their 55th reunion Sunday, Aug. 8, at Clarke County Event Cen ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Honeymoon Bandits

    No trace of the husbands of the two women who spent their honeymoon in the Clarke County jail on charges of having participated in the robbery of the ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • College news

    Allen CollegeWATERLOO – The administration and faculty of Allen College congratulate students named ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • 2 vie for Clarke Community School Board position

    Incumbent Brian Crawford is running against Barry Mateer in the race for a seat on Clarke Community School Board.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Osceola Water Works annual treatment changes take effect in October

    Starting in October, Osceola Water Works will begin transitioning to winter maintenance and will be making a change in the treatment process. Resident ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Site plan for Southern Iowa Trucking approved by city council

    A new site plan for Southern Iowa Trucking was approved by Osceola City Council during its meeting Sept. 20.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:08 am
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