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  • Branstad issues disaster proclamation for Clarke County

    DES MOINES – Gov. Terry E. Branstad issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Clarke County in response to recent severe weather.
    May 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Dr. Carper named outstanding educator at Pitt State University

    Dr. Michael Carper, Ph.D., assistant professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Pitt State University, and a 1990 graduate of Murra ...
    May 26, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • IPTV’s Dan Wardell to visit Osceola Public Library

    Dan Wardell, popular host of the IPTV KIDS Clubhouse, will travel to 71 local communities this summer as part of the annual Reading Road Trip.
    May 26, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • PTCO minutes

    The meeting of the Clarke Elementary PTCO was held at 5:30 p.m. at Clarke Community Elementary School. In attendance were 2014-15 board members: Presi ...
    May 26, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • 'Impact in the community'

    When you set a goal in your mind, you do everything in your power to see it accomplished.This was tr ...
    May 26, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • GRM Networks to perform network upgrades for Davis City, Garden Grove

    DAVIS CITY, GARDEN GROVE – GRM Networks will begin upgrading their communications network in the Davis City and Garden Grove telephone exchanges.
    May 26, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Supreme Court judgment doesn’t completely stop CCRC progress

    Even though Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC) suffered a setback with the Iowa Supreme Court’s judgment in April, work on the CCRC’s reservoir ...
    May 25, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Busick named 2015 National American Miss Iowa

    MURRAY — Sydney Busick, the daughter of Shane and Polly Busick, has the prestigious title of the 2015 National American Miss Iowa at the state pageant ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Clarke senior receives 2015 Star Student scholarship

    Clarke Community High School senior Hannah Reisinger received the 2015 Star Student Scholarship of Iowa in recognition for her scholastic achievements ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • IPTV announces dates for 9th annual ‘Reading Road Trip’

    Iowa Public Television announced the dates for the ambitious tour of 71 Iowa libraries during the ninth annual summer Reading Road Trip. Dan Wardell, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • ‘Gravel Dust’ author visit, book signing

    Osceola resident Larry Mongar will be at Osceola Public Library to present his book “Gravel Dust” and to answer questions.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Grant elected to Graceland’s House Council

    LAMONI — Shane Grant of New Virginia has been elected to the 2015-16 Graceland University House Council as Chaplain for Stewart Manor House.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Connection Music Festival to be held

    NORWALK — The second annual Connection Music Festival will feature top acts in Christian music on Saturday, June 6.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola blood drive planned

    LifeServe Blood Center is encouraging the public to give an hour of their time to save the lives of three people in need this summer.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Reynolds to continue ‘Stories of Women’s Lives’ tour

    DES MOINES – Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds announced she will continue her “Stories of Women’s Lives” tour through the rest of 2015. Reynolds posted a video t ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • ‘Click It or Ticket’ this Memorial Day weekend

    DES MOINES — Recent crash data shows motorists are buckling up more during the day than at night. Th ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Osceola’s Memorial Day ceremony information

    Members of American Legion Davis-Pence Post No. 69 will be raising flags at Maple Hill Cemetery starting 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23. They will be take ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Memorial Day trap shoot planned

    RUSSELL — Russell Sportsmen’s Club will have a Memorial Day trap shoot at 7 p.m. Monday, May 25. The ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Local artists featured at Des Moines Art Center

    The public is invited to see “Ceramic Exhibition-2015” at the Des Moines Art Center,featuring cerami ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • CCH’s CarFit to offer educational driving program to older drivers

    Clarke County Hospital is sponsoring a free safety inspection by CarFit experts 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 at Osceola United Methodist Church.
    May 19, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Off the rails

    An early morning thunderstorm had enough force to blow off approximately 80 Burlington Northern Santa Fe train cars in Clarke County.
    May 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Father's Day is Sunday, June 21. How do you celebrate the holiday?
    Have a grill out
    Buy a present
    Let Dad have peace and quiet