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  • Supreme Court judgment doesn't completely stop CCRC progress

    Even though Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC) suffered a setback with the Iowa Supreme Court's judgment in April, work on the CCRC's reservoir ...
    May 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Busick named 2015 National American Miss Iowa

    MURRAY — Sydney Busick, the daughter of Shane and Polly Busick, has the prestigious title of the 2015 National American Miss Iowa at the state pageant ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Clarke senior receives 2015 Star Student scholarship

    Clarke Community High School senior Hannah Reisinger received the 2015 Star Student Scholarship of Iowa in recognition for her scholastic achievements ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • IPTV announces dates for 9th annual ‘Reading Road Trip’

    Iowa Public Television announced the dates for the ambitious tour of 71 Iowa libraries during the ninth annual summer Reading Road Trip. Dan Wardell, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • ‘Gravel Dust’ author visit, book signing

    Osceola resident Larry Mongar will be at Osceola Public Library to present his book “Gravel Dust” and to answer questions.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Grant elected to Graceland’s House Council

    LAMONI — Shane Grant of New Virginia has been elected to the 2015-16 Graceland University House Council as Chaplain for Stewart Manor House.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Connection Music Festival to be held

    NORWALK — The second annual Connection Music Festival will feature top acts in Christian music on Saturday, June 6.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola blood drive planned

    LifeServe Blood Center is encouraging the public to give an hour of their time to save the lives of three people in need this summer.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Reynolds to continue ‘Stories of Women’s Lives’ tour

    DES MOINES – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced she will continue her “Stories of Women’s Lives” tour through the rest of 2015. Reynolds posted a video t ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • ‘Click It or Ticket’ this Memorial Day weekend

    DES MOINES — Recent crash data shows motorists are buckling up more during the day than at night. Th ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola’s Memorial Day ceremony information

    Members of American Legion Davis-Pence Post No. 69 will be raising flags at Maple Hill Cemetery starting 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23. They will be take ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Memorial Day trap shoot planned

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will have a Memorial Day trap shoot at 7 p.m. Monday, May 25. The ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Local artists featured at Des Moines Art Center

    The public is invited to see “Ceramic Exhibition-2015” at the Des Moines Art Center,featuring cerami ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • CCH’s CarFit to offer educational driving program to older drivers

    Clarke County Hospital is sponsoring a free safety inspection by CarFit experts 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 at Osceola United Methodist Church.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Off the rails

    An early morning thunderstorm had enough force to blow off approximately 80 Burlington Northern Santa Fe train cars in Clarke County.
    May 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Team Owen has success at muscular dystrophy walk in Des Moines

    “Team Owen” led the way in top fundraising and registered walkers for this year’s muscular dystrophy walk in Des Moines April 11.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Taylor recognized by Branstad for academic excellence

    Ann Taylor, a student at Clarke Community High School, was recognized by Gov. Terry Branstad for outstanding academic achievement at the 13th annual G ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Murray school summer food service program

    MURRAY — Murray Community School is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.Meals will be p ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • May events in Grand River planned

    GRAND RIVER — May events are planned for Grand River. All events will be at Grand River Community Center.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • CROSS region working to decrease gaps in mental health services

    Mental health services in Iowa continue to change.As the state has mandated a shift from county-base ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Gilbert promotes preschool’s NAEYC accreditation, QRS ranking

    Editor’s note: This was a story originally run the Creston News Advertiser’s March Progress issues and requested to run in the Osceola Sentinel-Tribun ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Fern Underwood Free Swim to begin soon

    The Fern Underwood Free Swim is planned every Monday night during the summer from June 1 - Aug.10. The hours scheduled are 5:30-8 p.m. at the pool in ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • City Council rejects animal control ordinance amendment, looks into agricultural zoning

    If you change it, they will come.A potential amendment to an animal ordinance created a completely p ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Reader Poll

    Graduation ceremonies for Clarke and Murray school districts will be held Sunday, May 17. Will you be attending?