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  • Supreme Court judgment doesn't completely stop CCRC progress

    Even though Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC) suffered a setback with the Iowa Supreme Court's judgment in April, work on the CCRC's reservoir ...
    May 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Busick named 2015 National American Miss Iowa

    MURRAY — Sydney Busick, the daughter of Shane and Polly Busick, has the prestigious title of the 2015 National American Miss Iowa at the state pageant ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Clarke senior receives 2015 Star Student scholarship

    Clarke Community High School senior Hannah Reisinger received the 2015 Star Student Scholarship of Iowa in recognition for her scholastic achievements ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • IPTV announces dates for 9th annual ‘Reading Road Trip’

    Iowa Public Television announced the dates for the ambitious tour of 71 Iowa libraries during the ninth annual summer Reading Road Trip. Dan Wardell, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • ‘Gravel Dust’ author visit, book signing

    Osceola resident Larry Mongar will be at Osceola Public Library to present his book “Gravel Dust” and to answer questions.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Grant elected to Graceland’s House Council

    LAMONI — Shane Grant of New Virginia has been elected to the 2015-16 Graceland University House Council as Chaplain for Stewart Manor House.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Connection Music Festival to be held

    NORWALK — The second annual Connection Music Festival will feature top acts in Christian music on Saturday, June 6.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola blood drive planned

    LifeServe Blood Center is encouraging the public to give an hour of their time to save the lives of three people in need this summer.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Reynolds to continue ‘Stories of Women’s Lives’ tour

    DES MOINES – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced she will continue her “Stories of Women’s Lives” tour through the rest of 2015. Reynolds posted a video t ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • ‘Click It or Ticket’ this Memorial Day weekend

    DES MOINES — Recent crash data shows motorists are buckling up more during the day than at night. Th ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola’s Memorial Day ceremony information

    Members of American Legion Davis-Pence Post No. 69 will be raising flags at Maple Hill Cemetery starting 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23. They will be take ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Memorial Day trap shoot planned

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will have a Memorial Day trap shoot at 7 p.m. Monday, May 25. The ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Local artists featured at Des Moines Art Center

    The public is invited to see “Ceramic Exhibition-2015” at the Des Moines Art Center,featuring cerami ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • CCH’s CarFit to offer educational driving program to older drivers

    Clarke County Hospital is sponsoring a free safety inspection by CarFit experts 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 at Osceola United Methodist Church.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Off the rails

    An early morning thunderstorm had enough force to blow off approximately 80 Burlington Northern Santa Fe train cars in Clarke County.
    May 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Team Owen has success at muscular dystrophy walk in Des Moines

    “Team Owen” led the way in top fundraising and registered walkers for this year’s muscular dystrophy walk in Des Moines April 11.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Taylor recognized by Branstad for academic excellence

    Ann Taylor, a student at Clarke Community High School, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the 13th annual G ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Murray school summer food service program

    MURRAY — Murray Community School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.Meals will be p ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • May events in Grand River planned

    GRAND RIVER — May events are planned for Grand River. All events will be at Grand River Community Center.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • CROSS region working to decrease gaps in mental health services

    Mental health services in Iowa continue to change.As the state has mandated a shift from county-base ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Gilbert promotes preschool’s NAEYC accreditation, QRS ranking

    Editor’s note: This was a story originally run the Creston News Advertiser’s March Progress issues and requested to run in the Osceola Sentinel-Tribun ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Fern Underwood Free Swim to begin soon

    The Fern Underwood Free Swim is planned every Monday night during the summer from June 1 - Aug.10. The hours scheduled are 5:30-8 p.m. at the pool in ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • City Council rejects animal control ordinance amendment, looks into agricultural zoning

    If you change it, they will come.A potential amendment to an animal ordinance created a completely p ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • How did the shooting Spartans finish their season?

    Saturday, April 25, was the Iowa Collegiate Shooting Sports Conference Championships held at the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance Gun Club facilities in Af ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Fry votes for tuition freeze

    DES MOINES – On Thursday, April 30, Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, voted to freeze tuition for in-state students at Iowa’s three Regents institutions.
    May 5, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Mostkoff receives local, national accolades for her leadership

    Norene Mostkoff, president and chief executive officer of HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) was honored with two pre ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours in southern Iowa

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, will have a member of his staff in southern Iowa for open office hours. 
    May 5, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • SWCC Shooters place sixth in nation, have strong season finish

    You could call them the big shots, because they were on their marks.The Southwestern Community Colle ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Murray family tours secretary of state’s capitol office

    DES MOINES — A homeschooling family from Murray toured the historic office of Secretary of State Paul Pate at the Iowa State Capitol on April 9 during ...
    May 5, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Teacher spotlight

    The road you first start on might not be the road you end up traveling. This is true for Scott McFarland, a sixth-grade teacher at Clarke Community El ...
    May 17, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Market makeover

    Osceola Hy-Vee has been upgraded.After many months of construction at the store, a ribbon cutting wa ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Osceola Big Chief new officer team elected

    On March 23 interviews were held at Clarke Community High School for the 2015-16 Osceola Big Chief FFA officers.
    April 28, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Brimm named State FFA Proficiency award winner

    Every FFA member is required to have an supervised agriculture project or SAE.A SAE helps students g ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • National group rallies through Iowa celebrating CNAs, their profession

    Southern Hills Specialty Care will be hosting a rally presented by the National Association of Health Care Assistants, NAHCA, to recognize their certi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • IPTV announces three teachers selected for PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

    LEON — Following a nationwide search, three Iowa teachers have been selected as PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators for 2015. The program, now in its ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Boyer elected district FFA officer

    In early February, Kaitlyn Boyer went through the interviewing process along with 24 other FFA members from around the South Central District for dist ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Elementary band solo and ensemble festival results

    Clarke fifth and sixth grade band members participated in a Solo and Ensemble Festival March 25 at Clarke Communtiy Elementary School.
    April 28, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • SWCC shooting team scores at Iowa Collegiate Invitational Championship

    Iowa DNR held it’s Iowa Collegiate Invitational Championships recently, a 200-target event.Southwest ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • DAR chapter selected as Vietnam War Commemorative Partner

    The Nancy McKay Harsh chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has been selected by the Department of Defense as a Vietnam War Commemorativ ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • SWCC sports shooting team fundraiser

    SWCC Sports Shooting Team Fundraiser is planned Saturday May 2.There will be four-person squads for ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • West Lake Marina parking lot closed for improvements

    Osceola Parks and Recreation announced that the main parking lot and boat ramp at the West Lake Osceola Marina will be closed as of Monday, April 13, ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Osceola Children’s Theatre to present ‘The Wizard of Oz’

    “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”L. Frank Baum’s classic story of “The Wizard of O ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Council approves site plans for new Osceola Farm and Home

    It’s on its way back.During an April 21 Osceola City Council meeting, the council unanimously approv ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Graduation ceremonies for Clarke and Murray school districts will be held Sunday, May 17. Will you be attending?