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  • Ice rescue

    Two men got on the ice at West Lake Friday morning. Only one safely made it back to his truck. If help hadn't been close at hand, it's doubtful the ot ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Osceola artist puts spray paint to work

    Local artist Mike Montgomery has discovered a new passion in Aerosolgrafia, or spray paint art. The style has experienced surprising growth in the las ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:11 pm
  • Teachers march on the capitol

    Sunday, Feb. 12, teachers and their supporters from all around Iowa met at the Iowa State Capitol. Hundreds of men, women and plenty of children march ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Clarke Talent Show recap

    “Counting Stars” was the title of the Clarke High School Chorus Talent Show held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 in the Clarke Auditorium.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:16 pm
  • Clarke issues statement on immigration

    The School Board President and Superintendent for Clarke Community Schools released the following joint statement regarding immigration at Monday nigh ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:42 am
  • Pontiers visit Sen. Grassley during D.C. trip

    Sen. Chuck Grassley got a surprise visit last week from Jamie Pontier and her two children, Audrey and Cole Pontier, of Osceola. 
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • ON THE SQUARE

    Restaurants and other businesses have taken up shop in the Dague block on south side of the square. Hyde’s grocery store (name later changed to Hy-Vee ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • A Dog's Purpose, Rated PG

    Based on the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, “A Dog’s Purpose” takes audiences on a journey through several lives – and owners – of a reincarnated canine s ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 3:14 pm
  • No Tax Deduction for Penalty Payments

    This week the House Ways and Means Committee passed House File 19 by a vote of 23-0. The bill prohibits amounts classified as penalty reimbursements f ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • Murray files financials

    Hunt & Associates, P.C., Certificed Public Accountants, released an audit report on Murray Community School District in Murray, Iowa.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Snowflake Ball 2017

    Snowflake Ball a success: Friday, Feb. 3, at the Eagles Lodge, 290 people attended the Snowflake Ball in Osceola. Pictured are ball attendees. The Mom ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Zero-Cost Development offers community benefits

    When Marne started giving away free lots for building homes, they were looking for bodies to help pay the bills.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Vicker wins IAPME photo sweepstakes

    Not to brag: Creston News Advertiser/Osceola Sentinel-Tribune Managing Editor Scott Vicker accepted the Iowa Associated Press Media Editor photo sweep ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • Council considers TEAP to find school traffic solution

    A program available through the Iowa Department of Transportation might alleviate traffic issues around Clarke Community Elementary School. It was bro ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Monster Truck, Rated PG

    If you’ve been waiting for a children’s movie to buck the trend of parent pleasing and offer no apologies on being geared toward kids, sprint to the t ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Loebsack to Address veteran suicide epidemic

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation to ensure no vete ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Governor establishes FFA Week

    Contributed photo 32nd Annual Legislative Symposium & FFA Day at the Capitol: Tuesday, Jan. 31, FFA ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:29 pm
  • Fry Welcomes Murray Seymour Wayne FFA Members

    Contributed photo(DES MOINES) – Pictured here are Murray Seymour Wayne FFA members alongside Rep. Jo ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • American State Bank announces new hire

    Kevin W. Klemesrud, president and CEO, American State Bank, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ethan Abbott as assistant vice president/loan officer ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Fun found in reflection

    Candra Brooks, the office manager at the Osceola Sentinel-Tribune, does an excellent job of keeping things organized, so the unclaimed photographs at ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Fall 2016 SWCC honors

    Full-time students who obtain a 3.50 or greater grade point average during a semester qualify for the President’s Honor List:
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • On strong leadership

    February has been known as the month of the presidents. Presidents with birthdays in February: George Washington, William Henry Harrison, Abraham Linc ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • ‘Operation Recreation Foundation’ in the works

    One of Mayor Kedley’s highest priorities is improving the health of people in Clarke County through the creation of a recreation center. The first ste ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • AMVETS invites all veterans to take part

    AMVETS (American Veterans) was founded as American Veterans of World War II, Dec. 10, 1944. On July 23, 1947, President Harry S. Truman signed Public ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • 'Yes' for progress

    OST photo by HILARY FERRANDVotes are in: While the official results of the election held Tuesday, Fe ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • Relocation avoided in recent reservoir land purchase

    The Clarke County Reservoir Commission’s final site plan was approved Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, and the project has entered the land acquisition stage ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • McCoy piano recital

    The piano students of Rachel McCoy performed in recital at LifePoint Assembly of God on Saturday, Jan. 21. Five of those students also competed in the ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • New sidewalks proposed

    Local homeowner Alan Binning delivered a presentation during Tuesday night’s city council meeting centered on installing new sidewalks along Shaw Stre ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Mayor hosts Boy Scouts during chamber tour

    Tuesday, Jan. 31, Mayor Thomas Kedley met with a local Boy Scout troop at City Hall to help them learn more about local government and how they can ge ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:13 am
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