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  • 17 compete at Hopeville memorial cribbage tourney

    A record 17 people competed in the Jim Overholtzer Memorial Cribbage Tournament that was held at the Hopeville Rural Music Reunion.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Clarke County Hospital receives Iowa Donor Network LEGACI award for education

    Clarke County Hospital in Osceola has been awarded the Iowa Donor Network (IDN) LEGACI Award for Education.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Reunion

    Thirty-five members of the Clarke Community High School class of 1961 in Osceola met for their 55th reunion Sunday, Aug. 8, at Clarke County Event Cen ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Honeymoon Bandits

    No trace of the husbands of the two women who spent their honeymoon in the Clarke County jail on charges of having participated in the robbery of the ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • College news

    Allen CollegeWATERLOO – The administration and faculty of Allen College congratulate students named ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:02 am
  • 2 vie for Clarke Community School Board position

    Incumbent Brian Crawford is running against Barry Mateer in the race for a seat on Clarke Community School Board.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Osceola Water Works annual treatment changes take effect in October

    Starting in October, Osceola Water Works will begin transitioning to winter maintenance and will be making a change in the treatment process. Resident ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Site plan for Southern Iowa Trucking approved by city council

    A new site plan for Southern Iowa Trucking was approved by Osceola City Council during its meeting Sept. 20.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa named a 2016 Top Workplace

    HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (VNS of Iowa) has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Sinclair earns two major endorsements in re-election bid

    ALLERTON — State Senator Amy Sinclair was named a Friend of Iowa Agriculture by the Iowa Farm Bureau and a Friend of Iowa Business by the Iowa Associa ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Fry releases information on Legislative page program

    Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program.Each year the Io ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Evelyn Nebergall West Des Moines

    Evelyn Mae Nebergall, 89, of West Des Moines died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at her daughter’s home in West Des Moines.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • City of Woodburn procedures report released

    WOODBURN — Faller, Kincheloe and Co., PLC, released an agreed upon procedures report on the city of Woodburn for the period of April 1, 2015 through M ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Iowa Corn Growers Association Corn PAC endorses Joel Fry

    JOHNSTON — The Iowa Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed Joel Fry, a Republican from Osceola, for Iowa Hous ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Grassley Des Moines regional director to hold office hours Sept. 26-28

    Sen. Chuck Grassley’s regional director based in Des Moines, Alec Kennedy, will be holding open office hours in Decatur, Clarke, Madison, Wayne, Lucas ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Employer-educator summit to be held Oct. 18 in Creston

    CRESTON — IowaWORKS Southern Hills and Southwestern Community College are hosting “The Road to Success is Always Under Construction Conference” in Cre ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Sen. Ernst to hold town meeting in Decatur County

    LAMONI — U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-IA, announced she will hold a town meeting in Decatur County as part of her 99 county tour to speak with constituents ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • The late Diehl remembered

    Former mayor Fred Diehl was an instrumental spokesman for the city of Osceola. There’s going to be a void without Diehl’s presence in the community.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Piece by piece

    Life has a funny way of directing you to a place you never thought you’d go.That’s the story of Alle ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Sheriff

    David Allen Murphy, 32, of Afton was charged on a warrant for failure to appear in reference to the charge of driving while barred 6:14 p.m. Sept. 12.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 3:47 pm
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