Fog
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

News

  • Ice storm serious, but not deadly

    Ice storms present special hazards, both to those who are traveling and those who stay home. Slick surfaces make trasnportation next to impossible and ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • New orthopedic surgeon joins Clarke County Hospital

    Dr. William M. Ralston, a general orthopedic surgeon with experience in bone and joint care, specializes in adult joint replacement, knee and shoulder ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • A little-known treasure in western Iowa, just an hour and a half northwest of here, is found in the town of Jefferson.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:39 pm
  • When the Star Wars franchise came under fire for having too few strong female leads, they jumped in with both feet, first with “Star Wars: The Force A ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • Letter to the Editor

    A Vote for DeVos is a Vote Against Iowa SchoolsBetsy DeVos is a billionaire by birth and marriage; s ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • The Fry Times

    Resolving the FY17 BudgetDue to a sluggish agricultural economy faced with commodity prices below th ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:37 pm
  • Arts Council offers oil painting class

    The public is invited to take an oil painting class on Sunday, January 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Southwestern Community College in Osceola. Professional ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • Emanuel Rios chosen for Erie community school pilot program

    Sonia Emanuel Rios, formerly of Osceola, was chosen as one of five community school directors for a public school pilot program in Erie, Pennsylvania, ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • New at the fairgrounds

    Attendees to this year’s Clarke County Fair will notice one big difference right away. Thanks to a matching grant from the Clarke County Development C ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:33 pm
  • Inauguration day

    Friday, Jan. 20, Donald John Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.His p ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • In the spirit of service

    Kelsey Haltom, 9, daughter of Brian and Regina Haltom of Osceola, won first place in the seventh annual “MLK Call 2 Serve” essay contest at the city a ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Clarke County Hospital services continue to grow

    The $29 million, 63,000 square-foot hospital expansion, which concluded in May 2016, transformed Clarke County Hospital from a traditional small-town ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • On your mark

    By HILARY FERRANDOST news editorhferrand@osceolaiowa.comCub Scout Pack 101 held its Pinewood Derby l ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:01 pm
  • Southern Hills is ‘Deficiency Free’

    Not to brag, but Osceola is home to one of the best skilled nursing facilities in Iowa, and that’s not just according to the brochure. A recent evalua ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Looking ahead

    It’s a new year! We fully expect that, like us, you’ve all made your New Year Resolutions. For many, the promises we make - eat healthier, get more ex ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Correction

    In last week’s edition, the Clarke Area Arts Council (CAAC) was incorrectly referred to as the Clarke County Arts Council. In addition, CAAC meetings ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • Clarke middle schoolers to take part in Simpson Honor Band

    Two eighth grade students from Clarke Middle School will participate in the 29th Annual Simpson College Orpheus Honor Band Festival on Tuesday, Jan. 1 ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Locals receive degrees at Iowa State University commencement

    AMES - At Iowa State University’s fall commencement ceremonies held Dec. 17, 2016, 2,148 students received degrees. Iowa State awarded 1,769 undergrad ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Great Western Bank promotes Teresa Woods to market president

    SIOUX FALLS, SD – Great Western Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Teresa Woods to Market President of the Osceola market.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:07 pm
  • Knights of Columbus to sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship

    All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the free (no entry fee) local level of competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:34 pm
  • Safe passage

    A driver for Southern Iowa Trolley (SIT) in Osceola called 911 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, fearful he was having a stroke.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:35 pm
  • Spreading the word about Clarke County bus services

    “Wheels on the Bus Go Where?” has been a recent transit initiative sponsored by Chariton Valley Planning & Development Council of Governments/RPA 17. ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:09 pm
  • Two Clarke school teachers to attend ISGC Academy at NASA

    AMES –The Iowa Space Grant Consortium has announced its partner schools for the 2017 ISGC Academy. The Consortium will work with ten Iowa educators fo ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • Clarke gym teachers give archery a shot

    Clarke Community School District gym teachers and hopeful archery coaches lined up to learn the ins and outs of the Iowa DNR archery program 8 a.m. to ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 1:59 pm
  • Clarke County Hospital unveils 3D mammogram

    The Clarke County Hospital Mammo Team consists of Heather Selsor, Kerry Curnes, Jennifer Jackson and Ashley Morris, trained on the new 3D mammogram ma ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 1:57 pm
  • Q&A with Iowa Rep. Joel Fry

    Q. What’s in the works for 2017?I have been named the Human Resource Committee Chairman, and so I wi ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:31 pm
  • Introducing Theodore Thomas Kedley, Osceola's 'First' Baby

    He may not have been the first baby born in the new year, but tiny Teddy Kedley is already “first” in a few special ways.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • There’s a new sheriff in town

    Four local officials elected in November were sworn in 9 a.m., Tuesday, at the Clarke County Courthouse.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Exploring creativity in all its forms

    Karen Johnson currently hails from Grand River, but her paintings have traveled around the world. The artist, chosen for the January and February inst ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • Knights of Columbus donate to Special Olympics, Mosaic

    Goodwill donations really add up. Just ask Osceola’s Knights of Columbus.“We hand out the Tootsie Ro ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:23 pm
  • At the movies

    Currently showing at the Lyric Theater, “Moana” is the Disney tale of a Polynesian chieftain’s daughter, drawn to the sea despite her father’s wishes. ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:31 pm
  • Short stop in cent-sible Chicago

    Osceola, Iowa, offers travel junkies the best of both worlds. The small town is a picture-perfect slice of Midwestern life, but the big city is just a ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:45 pm
  • Ringing in the New Year with a little Liquid Sunshine

    Residents bid farewell to 2016 and hello to a fresh slate at New Year’s parties held throughout Osceola Saturday night. People in the area have big pl ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:50 pm
  • City one step closer to housing rehab plan

    The majority of Tuesday’s city council meeting was dedicated to discussions on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Sustainability Pro ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Reisinger charged with 5 counts of felony identity theft

    A local business owner is now facing multiple felony charges.Wilfred Walter Reisinger, 61, 1613 Trur ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Celebration Day delivers

    “I am sure the state of Iowa would find it poor practice for me to be kicking my students in the butt as early as sunrise,” said Danielle Woods, 7th g ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Free to good home

    Early last week, an anonymous donor paid the adoption fees for all nine cats and three dogs waiting for homes at the shelter. Now all that’s needed ar ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Hormel donates hams to heroes

    Clarke County Veterans Affairs and General Relief Director Joella Perry has a big order at the holidays. She filled a special part of it Thursday, Dec ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Seeking nominations

    The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs launched a new campaign Friday, Dec. 9, aimed at convincing Iowans to polish up their hidden gems and shameful ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • Making cents of city spending

    The Osceola City Council is no stranger to spending. During the city council meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, members approved a few weighty investmen ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Clarke hosts Coaches vs. Cancer

    Fighting cancer while supporting your favorite teams? Attendees will be surprised with how fun supporting good health can be 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 du ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • OST photo by HILARY FERRANDPictured is Gracie Wilborn. ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Equipped to care

    American Legion Post No. 69 Davis Pence fills a surprising number of roles in the community. Members go above and beyond traditional activities, commi ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which presidential candidate are you voting for in the general election?
    Donald Trump
    Hillary Clinton
    Other
    Not voting