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  • Local students awarded scholarship

    Courtney R. Titus, a senior at Murray, Alexa R. DeVore, a senior at Clarke, and Shelby A. Myers, a senior at Murray, have each been awarded a $2,000 s ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Osceola students receive Iowa FFA degree

    The Iowa FFA Degree is the highest degree that can be bestowed upon an FFA member by the Iowa FFA Association each year.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • 4-Hers participate in Food Safety Quality Assurance

    Nearly 150 4-H youths from three counties covered the ag site at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) campus in Creston to complete the annual Food S ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • CCDC’s Trickey appointed to state advisory board

    Clarke County Development Corporation’s (CCDC)Executive Director Bill Trickey was recently appointed to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) S ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Freshman FFA member receives $1,100 scholarship

    The FFA Alumni is dedicated to helping young adults develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. While National ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Helping the hungry in the communities

    TRURO — An empowering event occurred Wednesday, April 13, in the Interstate 35 High School gym in Truro.
    April 26, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Boyer ranks gold in state job interview contest

    Iowa FFA Job Interview Leadership event was held at Iowa State University in Ames Monday, April 18.I ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Community health forum planned

    Business Leadership Network (BLN) is planning a community health forum in Osceola May 5.Leaders in t ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Webb selected as college marshal

    AMES — Joe Webb of Murray will lead the student processional as the college marshal at the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences convocation ...
    April 26, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Mom Prom

    Don’t you wish you could say you took your mom to the prom? All jokes aside, now you can.On Friday, ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • CCSB staff go to Clarke’s prom for 28 years straight

    Clarke Community High School’s prom was held at Lakeside Hotel Casino Saturday, April 23, and Clarke County State Bank Staff members were present to s ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Fatal accident occurs at well-traveled intersection, brings up need for traffic signals

    A popular intersection in Osceola became the site of a fatal accident.The accident occurred 10:58 a. ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Plan for 2016 Economic Summit

    Farming can be a challenge.With agriculture in the midst of what feels like a prolonged slump, are y ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Iowa State Fair needs ‘you’

    Nothing compares to the Iowa Farm Bureau state fair volunteers! It takes hundreds of volunteers for Farm Bureau Park to be a fun, exciting place to vi ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Do you have a century old farm that needs recognition?

    Iowa Department Agriculture, in conjunction with Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, established the Century Farm Program to honor farm families for their de ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • Choir students to sing with Simon Estes

    Simon Estes brings his Roots and Wings tour to Clarke Community High School and Clarke County 7 p.m. May 2.
    April 19, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Annual farmers market meeting held

    The annual planning and organizational meeting of Clarke County Farmers Market vendors was held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Clarke County Farm Burea ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • FBLA members attend state leadership conference in Coralville

    MURRAY — Murray Community High School students attended the 70th annual Iowa Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) state leadership conference Mar ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • IDPH recognizes STD Awareness Month

    April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month. Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Annual Farm Bureau cookout contest planned during fair

    This is a jump start to get people thinking about Farm Bureau’s annual cookout contest.This summer w ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Talent Search Freshmen Day at Southwestern

    CRESTON — High school freshmen who participate in the Educational Talent Search (ETS) program will have the opportunity to take part in an overnight c ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Permit-to-carry, handgun instruction classes scheduled

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold an Iowa Permit-to-Carry class 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the education building. 
    April 19, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Osceola Water Works addresses customer concerns regarding lead issues in Flint, Mich.

    Recent stories about the dangerous water in Flint, Michigan, may have raised some questions for customers of Osceola Water Works.
    April 19, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Words to live by

    Imagine having children who can’t tell you if they don’t feel good. Imagine if they can’t communicate what they want to eat or what they want for Chri ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:29 pm
  • Former Chief Justice Reynoldson remembered for his law legacy

    If anyone knew former Iowa Chief Justice W. Ward Reynoldson of Osceola best, it would probably have been his son Bob Reynoldson.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:16 am
  • Reader Poll

    Murray's prom is Friday, April 15. Clarke's prom is Saturday, April 23. Did you/will you enjoy your prom?
    Didn't go to prom