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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
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