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  • Veteran’s Outreach Dinner set for next Thursday

    Managing Veterans Affairs is a tough job, but from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Lakeside Hotel Casino, Director Joella Perry will get to spend a ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Car burglar caught!

    Thanks to the collaborated efforts of the officers of the Osceola Police Department, the recent rash of car and home burglaries have ended.
    March 22, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • Bakley joins extension office staff

    Mallory Bakley, daughter of John and Dory Bakley of Osceola, recently joined the staff of the local Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:08 am
  • Upcoming drill

    The annual State-wide Severe Weather Awareness Week will occur March 27-31, 2017. This is an annual event which ultimately culminates with a Tornado D ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
  • Orthodontics en route to Osceola

    Osceolans looking to improve their smiles will soon have easier access to orthodontic services.Dr. M ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:13 am
  • Survey says wages on the rise

    I dropped off for you the survey of wages in the community,” said Bill Trickey, executive director of the Clark County Development Corporation, to the ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:03 am
  • Play ball!

    MURRAY – While the Murray Development Corporation has several community projects in the works, the most ambitious by far is the plan to build a new ba ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Masonic Lodge scholarship supper a success

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDFeeding the masses: The Osceola Masonic Lodge #77 Scholarship Noodle Supp ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • South Central Conference Middle School Honor Band

    Congrats to the kids: The following Clake MS students participated in the South Central Conference Middle School Honor Band concert 6:30 p.m. Monday, ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:54 am
  • On display

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDOn display: Local artist Mike Montgomery and Clarke Area Arts Council fou ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:55 am
  • 'Welcome to Medicare' Wednesday at Clarke County Hospital

    Clarke County Hospital will host a free Welcome to Medicare Seminar on Wednesday night, March 22nd in the Clarke County Hospital Administrative Buildi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Murray Development Corporations shares insight on year's projects

    Celebrating progress: The Murray Development Corporation met for their annual meeting, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the community center for a nigh ...
    March 16, 2017 - 1:10 pm
  • Creativity, community — and cake

    Who says men don’t belong in the kitchen? One of Osceola’s most anticipated spring flings, the Scouts’ Fellers’ Cake Bake, takes place 6:30 p.m. Monda ...
    March 16, 2017 - 1:14 pm
  • The people have spoken

    During the Osceola City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21, members voted unanimously to stop casino contributions to the towns of Murray and Woodburn t ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • 100 dresses

    An event honoring two Clarke students killed in an accident earlier this year will help high school girls take part in prom, whether or not they can a ...
    March 16, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • City Council approves budget for 2018

    Monday, March 7, the Osceola City Council approved the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget. A notice appeared in the Osceola Sentinel-Tribune Feb. 23, but Ci ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:53 pm
  • Scholarship news

    South Central Iowa Community Foundation has the following Clarke County scholarships available for 2017:
    March 16, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Online service enables Iowans to follow legislative process

    Thanks to an online subscription service offered by the Legislative Services Agency (LSA), there is now an easy way for citizens to follow bills and a ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:51 pm
  • The time to invest in Iowa culture is now

    Last month, the legislature passed a mid-year budget cut that scooped the Iowa Cultural Trust to help close a gap in the state’s current budget. The l ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:49 pm
  • Cover Crop Field Day Planned for Afton

    AMES — Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Union Couny Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a cover crop field day Wednesday, March ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • Clarke County SCICF grant deadline is April 15

    The Clarke County South Central Iowa Community Foundation grant deadline is approaching. To be considered for a grant, applications must be postmarked ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:48 pm
  • Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk is April 22

    Clarke County Hospital and the Clarke County Conservation Board are partnering to host the 2nd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk on Sa ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • College news

    Indian Hills Community College has released the names of the 494 students who were on the college’s academic Honor Roll for the 2016-17 Winter Term.  ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Clarke students selected for honor band

    Fifteen middle school band members will represent Clarke in the South Central Conference Honor Band on Monday, March 20.
    March 16, 2017 - 12:45 pm
  • KSOI garners national attention

    MURRAY – The community thought it was special when Iowa news station KCCI came to town to learn more about the community radio station, KSOI 91.9 FM. ...
    March 10, 2017 - 2:48 pm
  • Supermoms ... and sons

    Contributed photosHall of Heroes: Pictured are the attendees of the Supermom Prom hosted by Osceola ...
    March 9, 2017 - 8:08 pm
  • Chaney's grandson reaches Eagle

    Courtesy of ...Alex Dickman, 14, of Eldridge was presented with his Eagle Scout award 1 p.m., Saturd ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:55 pm
  • Murray, Woodburn residents angry after changes in casino revenue

    For nearly two decades, Osceola has shared certain revenue from the casino with the small towns of Murray and Woodburn. At the City Council meeting Tu ...
    March 10, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Osceola avoids major storm damage

    A cold front moving through the Midwest Monday night brought with it high winds and hail and created funnels throughout Iowa.
    March 9, 2017 - 7:47 pm
  • Meet Connie Wood, LMT with HCI Hospice Care Services

    Hospice care is provided by a group of healthcare professionals who work together to ensure patients live as comfortably and fully as possible during ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:46 pm
  • Youth Art Month exhibit at Lakeside

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDYAM: March is Youth Art Month, and in celebration, the Clarke Area Arts C ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • Tamayo meets Academy Award-nominated sound engineer during Celebrate! Innovation week

    Contribued photoDes Moines Area Community College (DMACC) West Campus second-year student Carlos Tam ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:55 pm
  • Bundridge accepted into photography salon

    Last summer, Murray resident April Bundridge submitted four photos to the Iowa State Fair Photography Salon. Though she has been an avid photographer ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • Meal site

    Monday, March 13: Baked chicken with gravy, whipped potatoes, Harvard beets, multi-grain bread, fresh banana
    March 9, 2017 - 7:41 pm
  • Continuing the Robinson's legacy

    In April 2017, ownership of Robinson’s True Value will change hands, as Steve Gilbert of Leon takes over operations of Osceola’s landmark general stor ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:31 pm
  • Woodburn fire

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDFrom trash to ash: An estimated 75 to 100 hay bales caught on fire 2:30 p ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:49 pm
  • Student charged with terrorism

    A 13-year-old girl has been charged with one count of threat of terrorism, a class-D felony, after repeated acts of vandalism at Clarke Community Midd ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:17 pm
  • New Tech Advisory Board helps launch Career Academy program

    2017 marks the inaugural year for the Clarke Community Schools Career Academy tracks. School administration, instructors, and local businesses have se ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:17 pm
  • Farmers' Market Workshop

    Creston Farmers’ Market will hold its annual farmers’ market meeting/workshop Saturday, March 11, from 1pm to 3pm at the Creston Restored Depot, 116 W ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • DuPont Pioneer donates to Murray ag program

    Contributed photoMaking a CASE for ag education: The Murray Agriculture Department is pleased to ann ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • College news

    The following students were named to the President’s List at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa for the fall semester. To be named to the President’s ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:13 pm
  • Bills on the move in the Human Resources Committee

    HSB 19/ HF 232 - Department of CorrectionsCurrently, the Department of Corrections nurses must conta ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:12 pm
  • The sound of music

    A dream of this Osceola native had been realized. Here she was at age 35, studying music in Leipzig, Germany! This city was the home of that country’s ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • Clarke students take part in South Central honor choir

    On their honor: The South Central District of the Iowa Choral Directors Association held an honor choir festival for 7-8 students on February 27 at Da ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • Osceola Iowa Food Co-op

    Did you know there was a food co-op in Osceola? It’s part of the Iowa Food Co-op and you’ll find it every other Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Timber ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Great uncertainty and fear

    My sister has three adult children. Her eldest is much like her mother: She has strong beliefs and opinions and is not reluctant to share them at the ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • World Day of Prayer

    World Day of Prayer activities will begin 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 3, at Osceola United Method Church, 130 W. Grant St.
    March 1, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • Divas on the Diamond

    Friday, Feb. 24, the Clarke softball team, headed up by Coach Lindsay Diehl, hosted the seventh annual Divas on the Diamond to introduce younger girls ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:45 pm
  • Feehan, Bolton top performers at Clarke MS Solo and Ensemble Festival

    Thursday, Feb. 23, many Clarke Middle School band members participated in the Clarke Middle School Solo and Ensemble Festival. These band members rehe ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:07 pm
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