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  • Every picture tells a story

    Roy had worked in his father’s creamery in Murray for several years since their move in 1896 from Pennsylvania, but his real dream was to be a photogr ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Increased customer service is key in stopping theft for Osceola businesses

    A con-man breezed through town a few weeks ago, fiving our crime stats a serious boost. While yet to be named, the man shoplifted and convinced clerks ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:17 pm
  • Three SWCC students named to all-Iowa academic team

    Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students Rebekah Kroese, of Lenox, Selena Sampson of Creston, and Ana Vasquez, of Osceola, were honored as membe ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • CARSPA minutes June 12

    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. at the Osceola Senior Center following social time at 9:00. Hostes ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Mormon youth to trace ancestral steps in Iowa

    MURRAY — More than 200 Mormon teens will gather in Murra early on Tuesday, June 27, to embark on a three-day trek along the historic Mormon Trail. To ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Whatever it takes!

    Do you have questions? Do you have doubts? I am sure it is safe to say we all do. Even as a pastor I can sometimes struggle with doubts around faith. ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Sanitation costs on the rise

    Jim’s Sanitation notified the City Administrator Ty Wheeler that landfill expenses have increased, requiring an increase in garbage rates for resident ...
    June 21, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Carter named CNA, OST sports editor

    Kaleb Carter has been named the new sports editor at Creston News Advertiser and Osceola Sentinel-Tribune.
    June 21, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • Light it up

    Recent graduate Grant Wishon is managing sales at the new Iowa Fireworks Company tent set up across from Playa Margaritas Mexican Restaurant on West M ...
    June 21, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Altec integral to solar car success

    Not to brag, but Altec played an integral role in the development of the world’s first solar utility vehicle.
    June 21, 2017 - 12:10 pm
  • Ruling protects illegal immigrants using fake documents to obtain work

    Days after being arrested on identity theft charges, a local woman might find relief in a new ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court.
    June 15, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • College news

    AMES — Students named to the Iowa State University 2017 spring semester Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 ...
    June 15, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • Osceola Public Library delivers fun, free summer activities to area families

    By HILARY FERRANDOST news editorhferrand@osceolaiowa.comFor the size of the population it serves, th ...
    June 15, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Feldman joins Medicap family

    Anne Feldman, the new full-time pharmacist at Medicap Pharmacy, 214 S. Main St., is a Chicagoan transplant with a taste for small-town living. 
    June 15, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Relay for Life raises $28,700 for cancer research and survivor care

    With only a handful of volunteers for this year’s Relay for Life, event organizers managed to surpass their fundraising goals and create a fun-filled ...
    June 15, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • New fireworks law

    The Iowa Legislature passed a law legalizing the sale and discharge of fireworks. The entire bill is about 10 pages long and deals mostly with the lic ...
    June 15, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Restoration Ranch hosts open house Saturday, June 17

    Restoration Ranch is one of few places in South Central Iowa people can go when they’ve hit rock bottom. Now, thanks to generous grants from several o ...
    June 15, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi returns to Osceola

    On 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17th, classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi will return to Iowa to give a concert for the community at the Osceola United Methodis ...
    June 15, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Local student qualifies to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

    DENVER — Hunter Reese, a sixth-grade student at Clarke Community School has earned a position on the Iowa state National Junior High rodeo team and wi ...
    June 15, 2017 - 3:39 pm
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