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  • Morgan completes an internship in United Kingdom

    Moriah Morgan of Osceola gained practical experience while making a difference around the world through an international internship. Morgan spent the ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Loebsack named to Powerful Energy and Commerce Committee

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced he has been named to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee for the 114th Congress. The committ ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Fry appointed to House committees

    House Speaker Kraig Paulsen, R-Hiawatha, recently announced Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, will serve as on the Administration and Rules, Education, Human ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty to false income tax return

    DES MOINES — On Dec. 12, Jay A. Ochanpaugh, of St. Charles, and formerly of Ames, pled guilty to one count of willfully subscribing to a false income ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:04 am
  • Stephens defends graduation portfolio, but guidelines could change at later dates

    Imagine taking a huge stack and cutting it down to the most important pieces. It makes the necessary items quicker and easier to find and work on.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Sebring accepted for admission to Luther College

    Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, has announced that Audrey Sebring of Osceola has been accepted for admission ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Musical mix

    Dream big.That was one of the messages Nashville-based singer and songwriter Roger Day was telling C ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Sheriff warns of phone scam

    The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office is reporting numerous Clarke County residents have reported receiving phone calls in the last week.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • Northwest Missouri State University awards scholarships to eight Iowa students

    MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University awarded eight scholarships this fall to Iowa students in honor of two Atlantic, Iowa, natives wit ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • ACT prep course available at Southwestern Community College

    CRESTON — The TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) program at Southwestern Community College (SWCC) is offering free ACT Test prep courses for all ETS ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • iddle school celebration planned

    Clarke Community Middle School invites parents, community members and business leaders to its first ever Leader in Me Celebration Day Friday, Dec. 12. ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • CDBG project update: 50 percent of work completed

    Things are taking shape with the façades on the businesses on the town square in Osceola.Constructio ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Christmas movie progam planned at fairgrounds

    Children are invited to the Christmas movie program 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 13, at Clarke County Fairgrounds.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Teacher spotlight

    Editor’s note: This is a continuation of the “Teacher Spotlight” series.Music is a balm for the soul ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Reader Poll

    Christmas is right around the corner. Of these choices, which is your favorite holiday treat?
    Peppermint bark
    Oreo snowballs
    Peanut butter blossoms