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  • High school students invited to SmartStart Kickoff at Southwestern Community College

    CRESTON—Southwestern Community College (SWCC) will sponsor the 2014 SmartStart Kickoff for high school students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, O ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Ladies only handgun clinic

    NRA instructors will conduct a handgun instruction clinic for ladies only at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Russell Sportsmen’s Club, 41570 280th Ave ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Class of 1984 reunion

    Clarke’s class of 1984 will have their 30th year reunion Sept. 26-28. ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Fry receives Upmeyer endorsement

    Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, has received an endorsement from House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer.Fry, ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Aid for property losses in southwest Iowa

    CRESTON – Because of a large amount of storm damages across southwest Iowa during the summer and early fall months, several southwestern Iowa counties ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Information on Low Income Home Energy Assistance program

    Applications will be taken starting Oct. 1 for the elderly and disabled for the 2014-15 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Clarke County Public Health urges annual flu vaccination

    Clarke County Public Health joins the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in encouraging all res ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • What you need to know: New city ordinances

    If you have any concerns about e-cigarettes, being a social host around underage drinking or off-road utility vehicles, you might want to pay attentio ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Republicans tout state’s economy, leadership in politics

    Economic development was one of the first things Gov. Terry Branstad mentioned during a Republican fundraiser in Osceola.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Hoven’s license reinstated

    An Osceola chiropractor who had his license suspended for inappropriate sexual comments and touching of patients has had his license reinstated and pu ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:35 am
  • open house planned

    An open house for Southern Iowa Resources for Families (SIRF) is scheduled 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8., at its new Osceola location next to Crossro ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Stroke, osteoporosis screenings coming soon

    Residents living in and around the Osceola community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Hagie Manufacturing honors 88 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award recipients

    More than 88 Iowa farm families named Iowa Farm Environmental Leader award recipients were honored at a special recognition luncheon hosted by Hagie M ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Soccer challenge results

    These are the results of the Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge Penalty Kick competition held during the Osceola Latino Festival.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Boyers recognized with Governor Award

    Jason and Amy Boyer of Weldon were honored at a special ceremony at the Iowa State Fair where they received the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award f ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • Osceola author releases new book nationwide

    Author L. Martin announces the nationwide release of his new book, “Follow’n a Dream,” where he shares an exciting story about love, dreams and advent ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Fry releases information on Legislative Page program

    Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, released information on the Iowa Legislative Page program.  Each year, the Iowa House of Representatives, the Iowa Senate an ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Local barns feaured in All State Barn Tour

    The 2014 All State Barn Tour will be held Sept. 27 and 28.Historic restored barns throughout Iowa wi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Free rifle shooting experience

    Russell Sportsmen’s Club and Southern Prairie Pheasants Forever will sponsor a free .22-rimfire rifle shooting experience for youths 2 p.m. Sunday, Se ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Juvenile homicide resistance training seminar planned

    Creston and Leon Community Partnerships for Protecting Children presents “Why Teens Kill,” a juvenile homicide resistance training with America’s lead ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Do you have what it takes?

    When applying for a job, most places don’t make you run a timed mile and a-half run. But, a physical fitness test is a requirement if you want to be a ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • This week is Constitution Week

    Constitution Week is the commemoration of America’s most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of Sept. 17-23.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Proactive process

    If Clarke Elementary Vice Principal Randy Bolton sees two students have a tense interaction in the school hallway, he knows there’s a quick way to fix ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • First sale

    It was a day that had been decades in the making. During a Sept. 11 Clarke County Reservoir Commissi ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Reader Poll

    Clarke's homecoming coronation is 1:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26. What is your favorite thing about homecoming?
    The coronation
    The game
    The parade