• Judge rules in favor of CCRC's right to use eminent domain in reservoir project

    It's been many years in the making, but Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC) finally had its day in court.
    April 16, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Osceola Big Chief FFA award winners announced

    Osceola Big Chief FFA held a banquet March 27 to showcase their projects, mingle with the community and celebrate accomplishments. Deserving members r ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Queener named DAR contest winner

    Kirby Queener of Creston is the 2014 American History essay state Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) contest winner.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Clarke County audit report released

    Hunt and Associates, P.C., certified public accountants, recently released an audit report on Clarke County.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Miller-Meeks to visit Osceola on campaign tour

    Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks will be making a two-day campaign swing through the western part of Iowa’s Second Congressional District next Wednesday, ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Local organizations, businesses to receive ESGR certificates

    Scott Bailey, a volunteer with the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a division of the Department of Defense, will be in Osceola toda ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Graceland University selected for ACE Change and Innovation Lab

    LAMONI — Graceland University has been selected by the American Council on Education (ACE) to participate in the Change and Innovation Lab (CIL), a gr ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Diehl promotes public education, water in bid for state representative

    Osceola Mayor Fred Diehl is running for Iowa State Representative, House District 27, in this November’s election.
    April 15, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Hansen inducted into AFCP’s Rising Stars program

    Amy Hansen, news editor of Osceola Sentinel-Tribune, recently got to experience a “magical” event — an all-expense paid trip to a conference at Walt D ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Rev up your engines

    Ever wondered who’s behind the wheel with making Clarke students feel like a celebrity on prom night? It’s Clarke County State Bank.
    April 15, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • School board approves Antisdel's resignation

    Clarke Community School Board approved Clarke Community High School Principal Kim Antisdel’s resignation during a board of education special meeting S ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • School board approves Seid for superintendent position

    Clarke Community School Board approved Steve Seid as Clarke’s new superintendent effective July 1.“W ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Clarke County farmer Jennifer Pollard supports local 4-H with funding from America’s Farmers Grow Communities

    Local farmer Jennifer Pollard has directed a $2,500 donation to Clarke County 4-H.Funded by America’ ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Superintendent search candidates named

    This is a statement from Clarke School Board President Gerard Linskens: “Clarke Community School District received 19 applications for the superintend ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • SWCC’s PTK induction ceremony held

    The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Beta Eta Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society of two-year colleges, held its induc ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • Facade project, curbside collection continued

    During the regularly scheduled Osceola City Council meeting April 1, council members voted to continue with the current path of the facade project, re ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Children’s architecture drawings on exhibit

    The public is invited to take time to enjoy more than 50 drawings by Clarke County children in grades kindergarten through sixth on display at HyVee F ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Clarke County Hospital saves county $2.1 million in taxes

    Clarke County Hospital has saved Clarke County taxpayers $2.1 million by asking for less tax dollars than previously sanctioned, 10 years in a row.
    April 1, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Clarke County Public Health plans community baby shower for public health week

    For the first time in decades, the current generation isn’t as healthy as the one that came before. Communities need to band together against his dist ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Band, choir students perform at state solo and ensemble contest

    Clarke band and chorus students on a great job at the 3A State Solo and Ensemble contest held at Clarke Community School District on Saturday, March 2 ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Frys visit Grassley in Washington, D.C.

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, met with Joel and Tanner Fry of Osceola during their visit to Washington, D.C., March 24.
    April 1, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Help on heating bills for Clarke County residents

    SCICAP is taking applications for heating assistance on a first-come/first-served basis through April 30.
    April 1, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours

    Congressman Dave Loebsack will have a member of his staff in southern Iowa for open office hours. Di ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Clarke school board approves 2014-15 budget

    Clarke Community School Board approved its 2014-15 certified budget during a March 24 school board meeting.
    April 1, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Public funding vs. private entity

    When it comes to The Village Early Childhood Center and Clarke Community School District, the crux of a current problem is public money being spent on ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Road rage

    Rural roads and bridges are in a crisis.That was the sentiment during a legislative luncheon Friday, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:50 pm
  • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week planned this week

    AMES — The week of March 23-29, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will celebrate the land-grant mission of putting the university’s researc ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Handgun instructional clinic

    Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold a handgun instructional clinic 2 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the range. The clinic will be directed by NRA-certified ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Important information regarding water service lines

    Osceola Water Works customers are receiving correspondence in the mail regarding their water service line from HomeServe located in Norwalk, Conn. Osc ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Students build career skills by participating in career development events

    On Feb. 18, Osceola Big Chief FFA members traveled to Creston where they competed against other schools in our sub-district in many different “Career ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • A night of stars

    It was a once in a lifetime opportunity.That was what Kim Glazebrook of Osceola, originally of Chari ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Blood drive planned in Osceola

    Approximately 150,000 units of blood are needed annually in order to meet the needs of hospital patients in our communities. In order to meet these ne ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • City council makes decisions regarding logo, road projects

    During Osceola City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting March 18, several projects were discussed and continued. Council members passed motions to c ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Clarke schools to work with superintendent search firm

    Clarke Community School Board passed a motion to use search firm McPherson and Jacobson for only certain aspects of the superintendent search during a ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:48 am

    For Nick Johnston, communication is key.The 15-year-old sophomore at Clarke Community High School co ...
    April 1, 2014 - 2:47 pm
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