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  • PERFECT OPENER

    UPDATE: Greene County defeated Center Point-Urbana 2-0 in Monday's quarterfinals. Clarke will play Greene County at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a Class 3A s ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Lady Indians ready for return to state

    After last year's state tournament run that saw the Clarke softball team finish runner-up in Class 3A, the Lady Indians now know what to expect at the ...
    July 19, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Roadrunners fall to PCM

    TRURO — Class 3A sixth-ranked Interstate 35 saw its season end here Friday in an 11-1 loss to PCM in a Class 3A Region 7 semifinal matchup.
    July 15, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • WALKOFF REPLAY

    WINTERSET — The Clarke softball team advanced to the State Softball Tournament for the second straight year, in almost the exact same fashion it advan ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Lady Indians start postseason with 7-0 win

    Opposing coaches hoping Clarke will be down in softball after this year's senior class graduates are in for a rude awakening.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Lady Indians claim third straight SCC title

    EDIT: The regional semifinal game in Osceola is 7 p.m. Friday, not Thursday as originally published.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Roadrunners win POI championship

    EDIT: The regional semifinal game in Truro is 7 p.m. Friday, not Thursday, as was originally published.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Clarke drops two at Davis County

    BLOOMFIELD — The Clarke baseball team fell to 1-27 for the season with a doubleheader loss to Davis County here on July 3.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Area baseball

    O-M 4, Murray 3ORIENT — Orient-Macksburg picked up a 4-3 win over Murray here Wednesday in a Bluegra ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Murray earns share of Bluegrass title

    Murray 5, Twin Cedars 0MURRAY — Murray finished the regular season with a 5-0 win over Twin Cedars, ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • John Miller Osceola

    John Raymond Miller (Rooney) was born April 1, 1940 to Frances Dean Miller and Margaret Lucille (Cameron) Miller in Clearfield Iowa. He attended schoo ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • Frances Smith Leon

    Frances A. (Pett) Smith, 76, died July 9, 2014.Funeral services were 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Sl ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • D. Roger Gilbert Osceola

    D. Roger Gilbert (65) Osceola, IaA good man died on July 18th, 2014. A humble man who had no idea ho ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Roger Gilbert – Osceola

    Funeral services for Roger Gilbert, 65, of Osceola will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St. Interment will be in H ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • John Miller – Osceola

    Funeral services for John Miller, 74, of Osceola will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St. Interment will be in Maple H ...
    July 21, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Richard ‘Buck’ McBroom LeRoy

    Richard “Buck” McBroom, 82, of LeRoy died July 10, 2014, at Homestead of Osceola in Osceola.Gravesid ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Jacob Allen Phelps Tabor

    Jacob “Jake” Allen Phelps, 16, of Tabor, formerly of Osceola, Iowa, was taken from us too soon on Sunday, June 29, 2014 in Greeley, Colorado while vis ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Jody Schaff Osecola

    Jody Schaff, 55, of Osceola died July 9, 2014.Services were 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Maple Hill C ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Dorothy Lewis Osceola

    Dorothy Lewis, 88, of Osceola died July 11, 2014, at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola.Services will ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Dorothy Lewis – Osceola

    Funeral services for Dorothy Lewis, 88, of Osceola will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 18, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St. Interment will be in Van ...
    July 14, 2014 - 9:12 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
  • Akers open house planned

    An open house is planned in honor of Gary and Linda Akers on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
    June 11, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Owens birthday celebration

    An 85th birthday party is planned in honor of Norm and Juanita Owens.The event is planned 2 p.m. Sun ...
    June 4, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Jackson open house planned

    The family of Verda Jackson is hosting an open house in honor of her 80th birthday.The event is plan ...
    June 4, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Evans celebrate 50 years

    A card shower is planned in honor of Billie (Griffin) and Ralph Evans on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, June 6.
    May 27, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Kentners celebrate 60 years

    A celebration is planned in honor of Harold and Doris Kentner on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.
    May 27, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Importance of life

    Exodus 20: 13 You shall not killNews media reports that more 82 shootings took place in Chicago over ...
    July 23, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Soap box derby

    Not all new spectator thrills came from television. A newly formed Soap Box Derby club formed in Osceola in 1951 was equal to about anything seen for ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Murray’s infrastructure

    The town of Murray, Iowa, is at a financial crisis due to the lack of infrastructure repair in the town. 
    July 23, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Supporting Sarah Truitt

    For almost three years, our city benefited from the leadership and representation of Sarah Truitt. During her past service on the city council, she re ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Thank you to Osceola

    This letter is to make everyone aware of what I am doing and to express my appreciation to the people of this community.
    July 23, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Hobby Lobby, religious freedom

    So what does the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood really mean?Wel ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Courage in leadership

    In 1978, Alexander I. Solzhenitsyn, a Russian writer, was invited to give the commencement address at Harvard.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Thank you emergency personnel

    Everyday men and women answer the call for help, whether paid or volunteer. They are there rain, cold (or) heat. Many of meals missed and family event ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Making the impossible, possible

    I heard the story of an elderly minister who liked to visit people in hospitals. He often would take along a little embroidered bookmark that he carri ...
    July 9, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Box car village

    Have you driven through the country and noticed old railroad boxcars in farm fields and barn lots and wondered how they got there?
    July 9, 2014 - 9:49 am