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  • Labor Day wraps up cheapest summer at pump in 12 years, $18.9 billion saved

    BOSTON – With summer drawing to a close, motorists have enjoyed the cheapest summer at the pump since 2004, saving $18.9 billion over its duration ver ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Sen. Sinclair completes regional leadership institute

    DES MOINES — State Sen. Amy Sinclair, R-Allerton, was among 37 select lawmakers to complete a leadership training program that identifies and assists ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:16 pm
  • CIPCO hosts Loebsack in Des Moines

    DES MOINES – Central Iowa Power Cooperative (CIPCO), a generation and transmission utility serving Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, hosted a visit ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Free youth trap shoot planned

    Russell Sportsmen’s Club and Southern Prairie Pheasants Forever will sponsor a free youth trap shoot 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, for high school and middl ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Murray First Responders issued notice of suspension

    MURRAY – Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services is proposing to suspend Murray First Responders in Clarke Cou ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Celebrate the unofficial end of summer by saving lives

    DES MOINES — Summer is coming to an end, and before we know it, school will be starting and Labor Day will be here. There will be last minute family v ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Farewell, furry friend

    If you have a beloved pet, also commonly known as a “fur baby,” the animal is like a member of the family.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Clarke County youths participate in Jr. FIRST LEGO League

    Clarke County 4-H Clover Kids program had three Jr. FIRST LEGO League teams coached by Jamie, Marcia and Cole Pontier.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • #ISU99 ISU Cyclone Scavenger Hunt held in Clarke County

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach brings Iowa State University’s programs, people and message to Iowa’s citizens via a 99-county campus. 
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • New pastor at Grace Bible Church

    There is a new pastor at Grace Bible Church. Pastor Chuck Myer was born in Des Moines in 1947. He graduated from high school in 1966. From 1964 to 197 ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Murray blood drive planned

    MURRAY — As school gets back in session and summer comes to an end, LifeServe Blood Center is urging eligible students and other blood donors to get b ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Wade named president, chief executive officer of HCI-VNS

    WEST DES MOINES — Tray Wade, MHA, MA, has been named president and chief executive officer of HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (H ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Council to update ordinances regarding litter, interference with official acts

    Two city ordinances will be updated in order to comply with the Iowa Code.Every year, the city of Os ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • New ‘Star’ in town

    MURRAY – Reach for the stars. Murray has a new business in town – Southern Star Coffee and More.“We’ ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Special Osceola election scheduled in November may change length of mayoral term

    Osceola citizens will soon have a chance to vote on whether the mayor’s term should be extended from two years to four.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:32 pm
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