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Love for all

In 1980, our family moved to Waterloo, as I would start a new job of teaching and coaching at Waterloo East.
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    Funeral services for Danny Jackson, 62, of Grand River will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola. Interment w ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Betty Kemp Port Orange, Fla.

    Betty Kemp, 85, died peacefully on Friday, August 1, 2014, at Halifax Health-Hospice Port Orange, Florida, Care Center with family at her side. A Cele ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Barbara Buttz Burlington

    Barbara Ann Buttz, 72, of Burlington died Aug. 9, 2014, at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Lonnie Poland Osceola

    Lonnie Poland, 77, of Osceola died Aug. 10, 2014, at Southern Hills Specialty Care in Osceola.Memori ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Marion ‘Wayne’ Ballard Woodburn

    Marion “Wayne” Ballard, 63, of Woodburn died Aug. 7, 2014, at his home in Woodburn.Graveside service ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Dennis ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson Lucas

    Dennis “Hutch” Hutchinson, 70, of Lucas died Aug. 9, 2014.Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Raydean Boggs Weldon

    Raydean Boggs, son of Eugene and Mabel (Morgan) Boggs was born June 8, 1934, at home in Weldon with a MD in attendance. Their home was in the rural ar ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Lonnie Poland – Osceola

    Memorial services for Lonnie Neil Poland, 77, of Osceola will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Osceola United Methodist Church. Kale Funeral Home, 301 ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 12:22 pm
  • Wayne Ballard – Woodburn

    Graveside services for Wayne Ballard, 63, of Woodburn will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Woodburn Cemetery where interment will also take place. ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Tyler Morris Watford, N.D.

    Tyler Morris, 21, of Watford, N.D., died July 17, 2014, in Watford, N.D.A memorial service will be h ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 8:59 am
  • McWilliams Reunion

    On Aug. 3, a potluck dinner was held at noon at Weldon Community Center.Remembered were Cleve and Pe ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • McDonough card shower

    A card shower is planned in honor of Lonna McDonough on the occasion of her 70th birthday Sunday, Aug. 24.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Mobley, George plan October wedding

    Mr. Glee Mobley of Benton and Ms. Janice Mobley of Clearfield announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Melonie Lynn Mobley to C ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • Meyer, Stephenson to wed

    Tim and Verlene Stephenson of Osceola announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son Josh Stephenson to Emily Meyer, the daughter of Gary ...
    July 23, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Curnes, Wilson to wed

    Kelly and Jill Curnes of Osceola announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Molly Curnes to Kyle Wilson, son of Katherine Wilson ...
    July 23, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Weeda, Newman wed in March 15 ceremony

    Heather Jean Weeda and Kyle Andrew Newman were married in an 11 a.m. March 15 ceremony at Clarke County Events Center.
    July 23, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Beeman card shower planned

    The family of Dick Beeman is hosting a card shower in honor of his 90th birthday Saturday, July 12.C ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Chaneys celebrate 50 years

    A card shower is planned in honor of Dennis and Kay Chaney on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
    June 18, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • Love for all

    In 1980, our family moved to Waterloo, as I would start a new job of teaching and coaching at Waterloo East.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Go-kart races

    In 1960, weekly Go-kart races were held on Friday evenings at Osceola’s new Go-kart track located north of Rilea’s Drive In on U.S Hwy 69, south of Os ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Good job, Evergreen Inn

    I was in Osceola, Iowa, back in July. (I) stayed at the Evergreen Inn. Really nice place and clean at a fair price. I recommend this place. The staff ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Live power

    “Grandma’s dead, honey.” With those words, I expected to see sadness, and probably tears. What I nev ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • July revenue shows positive start to FY 2015

    The monthly revenue report for July is out, telling Iowans that state revenue is up 7.5 percent compared to July 2013. 
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:01 am
  • The new school year begins

    Welcome back to school! Clarke Elementary is excited to share some changes and exciting news happening in our building.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Sign board for service members

    Plans were underway in June 1942 by the Service Mothers Club of Osceola to provide a large sign board listing the names of Clarke County men and women ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • On the border

    In the midst of all the uproar surrounding the plight of the thousands of Central American children detained at the border, the response of most relig ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • The real Ernst agenda

    I see the Joni Ernst commercial where she accuses Bruce Braley of insulting Chuck Grassley by calling him a farmer.   
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • Championship win

    CLARKE WINS! Congratulations to Coach Lindsay Diehl and the Lady Indians, 2014 Class 3-A State Champions!
    July 30, 2014 - 9:27 am