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  • Humeston student wins $2,000 AKSARBEN AG Leaders Scholarship

    OMAHA, Neb. — The AKSARBEN Foundation announced 50 students from a seven-state region as the 2016 recipients of an AKSARBEN AG Leaders Scholarship. To ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Clarke seniors visit Iowa secretary of state’s office

    DES MOINES— Seniors from Clarke Community High School recently toured the historic office of Secretary of State Paul Pate at the Iowa State Capitol.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Local students recognized by Branstad for academic excellence

    WEST DES MOINES — Alexa DeVore, a student at Clarke, and Garrison Antoine, a student at Murray, were recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Ki ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:26 pm
  • Proclamation for Historic Preservation Month

    Here is the city of Osceola’s proclamation for Historic Preservation Month:“Whereas, historic preser ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Be safe and be buckled

    DES MOINES — For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature.  However, in 2014, 9,385 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of not buckl ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Ladies-only handgun class scheduled

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will sponsor a handgun class for women and girls only 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12. 
    May 24, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • Chamber to host first-ever Open Store Front event

    Are you looking to start a business but don’t know about what kind of properties are out there? Osceola Chamber/Main Street (OCMS) has an event for yo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Osceola Senior Center plans community walk

    Osceola Senior Center is hosting an Older Americans Month Walk noon Thursday, May 26.It will start a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • WIC begins new initiative

    MATURA Action Corporation’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program will begin a new initiative this week as they convert participant paper checks t ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Take a swing

    Osceola City Council is looking to shoot a hole-in-one with the creation of a new golf cart ordinance on city streets.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • Coming full circle

    MURRAY — The new track at Murray School District is going to mean many things to a lot of people, but first, it will show students can take something ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Clarke County Hospital’s expansion project opens May 23

    Clarke County Hospital and UnityPoint ClinicŪ Family Medicine — Clarke County are excited to bring a fresh new look with the opening of the new hospit ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • HCI Care Services, Homestead Assisted Living, CCSB partner to host free program for family caregivers

    HCI Care Services has teamed up with Homestead Assisted Living and Clarke County State Bank to host another free community event for family caregivers ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • 2016 John Wayne birthday celebration

    WINTERSET — While California lawmakers recently took a pass on designating May 26 as John Wayne Day, Iowans have have embraced their native son for de ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • iVantage Health names Clarke County Hospital top 100 critical access hospital

    Clarke County Hospital in Osceola was recently named one of iVantage Health Analytics’ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States.
    May 17, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Hansen honored at AFCP’s annual conference in San Diego

    Sunny San Diego was the place to be for Osceola Sentinel-Tribune News Editor Amy Hansen.For the thir ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Professional development helps connect teachers to new science standards

    A two day professional development workshop for teachers will be offered in Creston by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation, Iowa State University ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in southern Iowa for open office hours.Die ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Clarke student wins third place in state poster contest

    Clarke fifth grade student Mya Walter has won third place in the Iowa Tar Wars Poster Contest. The s ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Hospitals have significant impact on local economy

    To date, Clarke County Hospital has an economic impact of 216 jobs and $9,804,860 to Clarke County’s economy in 2016, according to the latest study by ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Machinists’ union endorses Loebsack

    Following the Committee on Political Education’s (C.O.P.E.) “Endorsement” in the second congressional district of Dave Loebsack, the International Ass ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Council looks to set new violation system for animal-at-large offenses

    Repeat offenders who allow their animals to run at large could soon face a financial strain.Osceola ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Loebsack announces more than $1.8 million for water, waste disposal project in Murray

    MURRAY — Congressman Dave Loebsack announced Monday, May 9, that the city of Murray will receive a $920,000 loan and a $958,000 grant from the U.S. De ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Grassley states his support for Trump during visit at CCH

    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has publicly stated he supports presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Iowa FFA announces 2016 Stars Over Iowa finalists

    AMES — The 2016 Stars Over Iowa finalists were selected for recognition as part of the 88th Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference at Hilton Coliseum in ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Osceola student named 2016 Stars Over Iowa winner in ag production

    AMES — Four Star Over Iowa winners were selected in four different areas: Agricultural placement, agriscience, agribusiness and agricultural productio ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Lampe honored at band concert

    At the Clarke seventh through 12th grade spring band concert Thursday, April 21, the following letter and the attached artwork appeared in the concert ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • Osceola FFA chapter receives second at state

    AMES – Iowa FFA Association is a youth organization of more than 14,800 student members as part of 226 local FFA chapters across Iowa.
    May 3, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Information about Murray’s food service program

    MURRAY — Murray Community School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are th ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • New BBB Accredited business in town

    The Better Business Bureau serving Greater Iowa, Quad Cities and Siouxland Region announces Ellensohn Chiropractic is approved and accepted for BBB Ac ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Graceland students selected to present in Scholars’ Showcase 2016

    LAMONI — Graceland University student scholars from a variety of academic disciplines were selected to present their research and work to an audience ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Local student elected to the Iowa FCCLA State Executive Council

    DES MOINES — Clarke FCCLA Chapter from Clarke Community High School, along with over 500 members from FCCLA chapters across the state, attended the Io ...
    May 3, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Going out strong

    For Charlie Mundy’s last year as coach of Southwestern Community College’s (SWCC) shooting team, he wanted his team to go out on top.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • More to learn

    In the most basic of terms, the Teacher Leadership Compensation System (TLCS) is teachers helping other teachers to help students.
    May 10, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Reader Poll

    Murray's graduation is May 15. Clarke's is May 22. What's your favorite part of graduation?
    The ceremony
    The food
    Never having to go back to high school