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  • Osceola awarded $10K grant for new bike share project

    Recently, Osceola was awarded a $10,000 grant toward its new Clarke Community Bike Share project.The ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Osceola on the path to enlightenment

    Erica Miller, owner of inSpirit Healing Arts in Tiffin, hosted a Thanksgiving meditation Thursday, Nov. 25, at Wild Poppy Salon & Day Spa & School of ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Holiday Brilliance lights up the square

    Holiday Brilliance begins 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in the courtyard of the Clarke County Courthouse.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Meal site

    Monday, Dec. 5: Chicken with Supreme Sauce, lima beans, broccoli, wheat bread, mandarin orangesTuesd ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Local experts share top gift-wrapping techniques

    There’s a lot of giving going on these days in Osceola, which means there will also be plenty of gifts to wrap. The right packaging helps make lasting ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Bake sale raises funds to help prevent child abuse

    The Clarke County Prevent Child Abuse Council held a bake sale Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Fareway.The co ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:03 pm

    Gus Becker’s Barber Shop was located on the north side of the square from 1915 to 1929.Two produce c ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Jenny Butler hired as chief medical officer

    Jenny Butler was hired as CMO in June, but it’s a return home for the Medora native. Butler graduat ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Celebrating Osceola’s creative spirit

    Few people in Osceola embody the arts like long-time resident Laura Haines. She’s been an art teacher for more than 26 years, currently teaching with ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Jacobsen graduates from School of Police Staff and Command

    Sgt. Curtus Jacobsen of the Osceola Police Department has graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University. The ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Making waves in water quality

    For residents complaining about water quality, relief is on the horizon. Two occurrences caused the taste, smell and appearance of city water to suffe ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Ernst regional directors to hold traveling office hours across Iowa

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Regional directors for Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will hold traveling office hours in November and December across Iowa.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Clarke County Toys for Christmas program underway

    The annual Clarke County Toys for Christmas program began in 1969 when local attorney Larry VanWerden realized there would be children who would not h ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Avoiding whitetail wipeouts

    Deer-related accidents are a fact of life in southern Iowa, where drivers run a 1/68 chance of a collision. The right driving techniques can lower tho ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Clarifying school bus rules

    Stop arm cameras on Clarke Community School District school buses have aided in the arrest of drivers who pass a school bus illegally. Despite serious ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • City of Osceola’s snow ordinance soon to be in effect

    The calendar again reminds me that we are heading into the holiday season, which means the winter season is fast approaching. Winter usually means sno ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Village Early Childhood Center gets new director

    The Village Early Childhood Center Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Kabir to the position of director. Amanda received her bache ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • Military mail

    With the help of local donors and special shipping rates for Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office addresses, 24 Marines will receive an unexpected taste ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Anticipating ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

    Osceola Children’s Theatre returns to Clarke Community High School Auditorium 7 p.m. Nov. 18 and 19, and for returning director Kathy Kooiker, it’s a ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • What’s all the buzz about?

    Scott Kent, director of the Clarke County Conservation Board, hosted a beekeeping presentation 7 p.m. Thursday at East Lake Park Office. Thirty-four p ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • It’s time to talk about mental health

    While mental health may be every bit as important as physical health, mental-health treatment often carries with it an element of embarrassment or sha ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Chief Warrant Officer Four Terrell E. Bonnett honored

    Chief Warrant Officer Four Terrell E. Bonnett was recently honored at a retirement party by the Kansas Army National Guard in Topeka, Kansas, for more ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 10:49 am
  • CARSPA minutes from November 14, 2016 meeting

    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. at the Osceola Senior Center following social time at 9:00. Ho ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Loebsack to hold office hours

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in Southern Iowa for open office hours. Dien Judge, Loebsack’s District R ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Clarke High School students attend American Legion event

    Clarke High School students Nathan Bair, Gabe Crawford and Grant Wishon attended the American Legion-sponsored Boy’s State Convention at Camp Dodge, h ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Sandy Mason: Why I am a hospice nurse

    Osceola resident Sandy Mason, RN, CHPN, is a familiar face in the Osceola area. She has worked as a hospice nurse with HCI Hospice Care Services in Os ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Osceola Big Chief FFA learns through tours

    On Tuesday, Oct. 18 the Osceola Big Chief FFA headed to Indianapolis, Indiana for the FFA National Convention. The members boarded a charter bus with ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • CCRC approves final site plan

    A resolution approving the final site location and authorizing public improvement, which may require acquisition of agricultural land by the use of co ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • CCHS to perform ‘Footloose’

    What happens when a kid from the city winds up in a small town with big restrictions? He leads a revolt bent on opening minds and celebrating self-exp ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Kelly Lane project continues

    Costs involved in storm-water management for the Patel Subdivision, located at the end of Kelly Lane in the Harken Hills neighborhood, will be shared, ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Ferrand joins OST staff as news editor

    Hilary Ferrand has joined the Osceola Sentinel-Tribune staff as news editor.Ferrand, 39, is from For ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Osceola continues to make ‘positive’ strides in government reform

    The Osceola Parks and Recreation Board and Cemetery Board of Trustees will be reorganized, Osceola City Council voted unanimously during its meeting T ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Clarke Schools’ Career Academy focuses on student preparedness, future success

    The Clarke Community School district plans to make its highly anticipated Career Academy available to students at the beginning of the 2017 school yea ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • Celebrating Community Foundation Week

    Community Foundation Week has been celebrated every Nov. 12-18 since 1989 to raise awareness of the critical role of philanthropy in supporting thrivi ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Daughters of the American Revolution meet

    Fourteen members attended the Oct. 8 meeting of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, DAR at Summit House in Creston with Regent Jane Briley presiding. Hoste ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Osceola Big Chief FFA Chapter attends 89th National FFA Convention

    Osceola Big Chief FFA arrived in Indianapolis, Indiana, Wednesday, Oct. 19. They kicked off the convention by attending a Cole Swindell and Chris Youn ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:11 am
  • Kovacevich wins open Clarke County sheriff election

    Shortly after final unofficial results were read Tuesday night at Clarke County Courthouse, Mayor Thomas Kedley gave Rob Kovacevich a congratulatory h ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:38 am
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