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  • Community Make a Difference Day planned

    On Saturday, May 9, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., people have the opportunity to join with others in the community to make a strong and amazing difference ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Iowa 4-H offering bilingual, multi-cultural maize retreat May 15-17

    AMES – High school youths may register now for the first bilingual and multi-cultural 4-H maize retreat May 15-17 at the Iowa 4-H Center in Madrid.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Relay For Life of Clarke County needs your help

    Relay For Life of Clarke County needs the community’s help.“Right now, we have only three teams regi ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • NSCS welcomes Shields as new member

    GRAND RIVER — Devin Michael Shields of Grand River has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
    April 21, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Free youth trap shoot

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club and Southern Prairie Pheasants Forever will offer a free youth trap shoot 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at 41570 280th Ave. ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Parlimentary Procedure team advancing to state

    Osceola Big Chief FFA Parliamentary Procedure team consists of Rachel Severns, Noah Heckman, Fulton Abraham, Dusty Willke and Katie Carney and alterna ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • 2015 American Honey Queen to visit Osceola

    Gabrielle Hemesath, the 2015 American Honey Queen, will visit Osceola April 27. She will be a guest of the Clarke County Soil and Water Conservation D ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Murray blood drive planned

    Donating blood is a selfless act that can have a huge impact on the lives of hospital patients. Just one unit of donated blood can help save the lives ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Permit-to-carry class planned

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold an Iowa Permit-to-Carry class 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at 41570 280th Ave., southwest of Russell. 
    April 21, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Murray’s Feehan wins national contest for children’s books

    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 ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Hansen, The Advertiser win big at AFCP conference in Savannah

    Savannah treated Clarke County Publishing well during the month of April.Osceola Sentinel-Tribune ne ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Lamoni chiropractor loses license over charges of sexual contact, exorcisms

    LAMONI — A Lamoni chiropractor who engaged in sexual contact with patients and performed exorcisms is losing his license.
    April 20, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • Why did Iowa Supreme Court side with reservoir landowners?

    On Friday, April 10, the Iowa Supreme Court announced they were siding with the landowners in the case of the Clarke County Reservoir Commission's res ...
    April 15, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Clarke County audit report released

    Hunt and Associates, P.C., certified public accountants, released an audit report on Clarke County.T ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Osceola native Perez graduates from Universal Technical Institute

    LISLE, Ill. — Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation’s leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Urbandale man charged with St. Charles robbery

    DES MOINES – Hassam Fayiz Abusharkh, 35, of Urbandale, appeared in federal court on a criminal complaint alleging that Abusharkh robbed the Farmers an ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Permit-to- carry class planned

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold an Iowa permit-to-carry class 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at 41570 280th Ave., southwest of Russell. 
    April 15, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • McIntire-Barnett shares her story about singing with Simon Estes

    LAMONI — Lamoni native Leah McIntire-Barnett, daughter of Dennis and Kathleen McIntire, will be performing with Simon Estes and four area choirs on Su ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • Interstate 35 audit report released

    Hunt and Associates, P.C., certified public accountants, released an audit report on Interstate 35 Community School District in Truro.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Graceland University makes top 10 list of Iowa Best Value Colleges

    LAMONI – Graceland University has been ranked seventh in Iowa in a recent study offering a list of the Iowa best value colleges conducted by SmartAsse ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • O’Grady joins NSCS

    GRAND RIVER — Michaela Rose O’Grady of Grand River has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
    April 15, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Pillars Grant application due date changed

    For the remainder of 2015, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) will be accepting grant applications on a quarterly basis rather than a monthl ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • ICA names young producers taking part in 2015 leadership program

    AMES – Seventeen young Iowa cattle producers from around the state are participating in the 2015 Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Program (YCLP). The Iowa ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • iVantage names Clarke County Hospital top 100 critical access hospital

    Clarke County Hospital in Osceola was recently named one of the iVantage Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States.
    April 15, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Word play

    All it takes is making the right words flow one after the other.Clarke’s speech team members Timber ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Your New Store Front

    Starting a new business can be a daunting, risky venture, but Osceola Chamber Main Street (OCMS) is offering a way to smooth the start up.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Supreme Court favors landowners in CCRC reservoir project

    The highest court in the state of Iowa has issued their verdict in the case of the Clarke County Reservoir Commission’s (CCRC) reservoir project.
    April 14, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

    April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. In addition, Testicular Cancer Awareness Week is April 1-7.
    April 7, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Biggest Loser contestant to hold workout at Clay Street Gym

    On Saturday, April 11, at 3 p.m., people can join the Clay Street Gym for a workout led by The Biggest Loser: Season 12 contestant Vinny Hickerson. 
    April 7, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Branstad proclaims April 16 Health Care Decisions Day in Iowa

    Most people have some idea of how they would like to die – perhaps peacefully in their sleep or surrounded by loved ones. Unfortunately, most people a ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Celebrate Earth Day in Lamoni

    LAMONI — Big Creek Farms, Graceland University and Practical Farmers of Iowa are teaming to celebrate Earth Day with a range of food-, farm- and soil- ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Whitham attains PhD

    Monica Whitham, Clarke Community High School 1997 graduate, earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Arizona in May 2014.
    April 7, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Iowa state parks featured in America’s top family fishing and boating spots sweepstakes

    LEON — The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is searching for the top 100 family fishing and boating spots across the nation, and sev ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, will have a member of his staff in southern Iowa for open office hours.
    April 7, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Festive Fourth

    The Fourth of July celebration in Osceola is the city’s biggest event of the year. However, it takes a lot of work to make a four-day celebration run ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Local businesses offering free session on aging wellness

    HCI Care Services is hosting another free, new community event for family caregivers as part of its Family Caregiver College series.
    April 7, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Staying Alert (Iowa)

    There’s another way to stay up to the minute on breaking news — Alert Iowa — and it’s being used by Clarke County Emergency Management.
    April 15, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Kids First Communities Early Childhood Iowa area funding FY 2016 request for proposal

    The Kids First Communities Early Childhood Iowa Area Board announces the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for early childhood funding serving c ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:36 am
  • Information for help on heating bills

    SCICAP is taking applications for heating assistance on a first-come, first-served basis through April 30.
    March 31, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • St. Charles man sentenced to prison for filing false tax return

    DES MOINES — On March 25, Jay A. Ochanpaugh, 50, of St. Charles, and formerly of Ames, was sentenced by United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • New director at The Village Early Childhood Center

    Ed Huenemann has taken over as the new director at The Village Early Childhood Center in Osceola.Hue ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Southern Iowa Oak Savanna Alliance Annual Wildflower Walk planned

    DECATUR CITY — The Southern Iowa Oak Savanna Alliance is sponsoring its annual wildflower walk 10 a.m., Saturday, April 4, at Bishop Timber Wildlife M ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Loebsack announces 2015 Congressional high school art competition

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced that high school students in the Iowa’s Second Congressional District may now submit their original artwo ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Easter events at LifePoint Church

    Here is the schedule of Easter events at LifePoint Church.First, the Community Good Friday Worship S ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • DNR to hold volunteer water quality monitoring workshop

    DES MOINES — IOWATER, Iowa’s statewide volunteer water quality monitoring program, will host an Introductory IOWATER Workshop 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Clarke County encourages HPV vaccination – the key to cancer prevention

    Clarke County joins the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) in a new effort focused on improving human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates amon ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • FCCLA, NAHS to host spaghetti dinner

    Clarke Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) and National Art Honor Society (NAHS) chapters will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Fri ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Sweet treats

    “Honestly, there’s nothing better than ice cream. You know? It’s so American. It’s just like apple pie or cherry pie and baseball. There’s nothing mor ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Proposed eminent domain bill creates community concerns

    When people sat down to the legislative luncheon Friday, March 27, at Lakeside Casino, one thing they weren’t prepared to see was a proposed bill from ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Reader Poll

    Prom is coming up. What do enjoy most about the event?
    Dancing
    Dressing up
    Eating the dinner
    Taking pictures with friends