Osceola, Iowa and Local News

osceola iowa news local news osceola sentinelThe titles below are all originally written and published by The Osceola Sentinel-Tribune – Osceola, Iowa’s published, weekly newspaper.

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  • Every picture tells a story June 21, 2017
    Roy had worked in his father’s creamery in Murray for several years since their move in 1896 from Pennsylvania, but his real dream was to be a photographer. He studied photography and also learned from a Creston artist. In January, 1901, he took over the Murray studio of T.F. Clark. Roy handled a full line of supplies for the amateur photographer, in additio […]
  • Increased customer service is key in stopping theft for Osceola businesses June 21, 2017
    A con-man breezed through town a few weeks ago, fiving our crime stats a serious boost. While yet to be named, the man shoplifted and convinced clerks in multiple stores to give him refunds on items he hadn’t purchased.
  • Three SWCC students named to all-Iowa academic team June 21, 2017
    Southwestern Community College (SWCC) students Rebekah Kroese, of Lenox, Selena Sampson of Creston, and Ana Vasquez, of Osceola, were honored as members of the 2017 All-Iowa Academic Team during a recognition ceremony held Wed., March 1, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines.
  • CARSPA minutes June 12 June 21, 2017
    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. at the Osceola Senior Center following social time at 9:00. Hostesses Dottie Van Werden and Linda Foland served doughnuts, coffee, and water. There were 9 members present plus a guest with Linda Foland presiding.
  • Whatever it takes! June 21, 2017
    Do you have questions? Do you have doubts? I am sure it is safe to say we all do. Even as a pastor I can sometimes struggle with doubts around faith. There is only one way to fix a doubt and that is to seek the answer. We often find answers by asking questions. I was taught by my teachers and my parents there are no such things as dumb questions.
  • Mormon youth to trace ancestral steps in Iowa June 21, 2017
    MURRAY — More than 200 Mormon teens will gather in Murra early on Tuesday, June 27, to embark on a three-day trek along the historic Mormon Trail. To honor their ancestors, many will be dressed to resemble the Mormon Pioneers of the 1800s while pulling handcarts in memory of those who walked across Iowa in pursuit of religious freedom. 
  • Sanitation costs on the rise June 21, 2017
    Jim’s Sanitation notified the City Administrator Ty Wheeler that landfill expenses have increased, requiring an increase in garbage rates for residents of Osceola. Citizens will now be expected to pay an addition 42 cents, or $21.12, for garbage disposal. While that’s less than neighbors on all sides, it’s also the second increase in a year, making some on t […]
  • Carter named CNA, OST sports editor June 21, 2017
    Kaleb Carter has been named the new sports editor at Creston News Advertiser and Osceola Sentinel-Tribune.
  • Light it up June 21, 2017
    Recent graduate Grant Wishon is managing sales at the new Iowa Fireworks Company tent set up across from Playa Margaritas Mexican Restaurant on West McLane Street/Highway 34.
  • Altec integral to solar car success June 21, 2017
    Altec played an integral role in the development of the world’s first solar utility vehicle.
  • Ruling protects illegal immigrants using fake documents to obtain work June 15, 2017
    Days after being arrested on identity theft charges, a local woman might find relief in a new ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court.
  • College news June 15, 2017
    AMES — Students named to the Iowa State University 2017 spring semester Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work. 
  • Osceola Public Library delivers fun, free summer activities to area families June 15, 2017
  • Feldman joins Medicap family June 15, 2017
    Anne Feldman, the new full-time pharmacist at Medicap Pharmacy, 214 S. Main St., is a Chicagoan transplant with a taste for small-town living. 
  • New fireworks law June 15, 2017
    The Iowa Legislature passed a law legalizing the sale and discharge of fireworks. The entire bill is about 10 pages long and deals mostly with the licensing of those who desire to sell fireworks. For purposes of this article I’m not going to discuss all the requirements to obtain a sales license. Instead I’ll try to highlight the important points relative to […]

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