Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • Valley of the Moon nominated for Iowa Recycling Excellence Award July 20, 2017
    When Jeremiah Johnson became the assistant hatchery manager for Valley of the Moon, he had his mind set on improving efficiency. By chance, his efforts led to a massive revolution in the way the plant processes waste. It’s been so successful, other businesses have started following their model. The company was also nominated for the 2017 Iowa Recycling Excel […]
  • Coronation kicks off Clarke County Fair July 20, 2017
    Royal Court 2017: Pictured, above left, are Alyssa Kent, Clarke County Fair princess; Shelby Mathes, Clarke County Fair queen; Trinity Miler, 2016 Clarke County Fair queen; Brandi Gilbert, Clarke County Fair runner-up; and Easton Brokaw, Clarke County Fair prince.
  • Four water main breaks in four days July 20, 2017
    Whoever heard of a heat wave causing a flood? Apparently, the problem is common enough for those working in water management. Pipes crack under pressure, and dry conditions bring it on.
  • Local arrests have regional impact July 20, 2017
    In a rare move, Osceola Police Chief Marty Duffus took to the podium during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. His message? The hard work his officers put into curbing drug use in Osceola is having an impact across the Midwest.
  • CARSPA minutes from July 10 meeting July 20, 2017
    CARSPA met for their regular monthly meeting 9:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, at the Osceola Senior Center. Social time began at 9 a.m.. Hostesses June Lohr and Tom Murr served delicious homemade rolls, coffee and water. There were 10 members and a guest present. Linda Foland presided.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution July 20, 2017
    Nine members of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, DAR, and one guest, Ginger Capps, met on Saturday, July 8 at the Homestead Apartments in Greenfield.  Hostesses were Carol Baudler, Julie Sorensen, and Karla Caltrider.
  • C4 Club puts responsible spin on shooting July 20, 2017
    Charlie Mundy is known throughout Iowa for his success with shooting clubs. Recently, his first-year team at Grand View University won the nationals, and he’s had students over the last three years who have qualified for the Olympic training camps held during the summer. Now, he’s lent his expertise to starting a shooting club for junior high and high school […]
  • Three Osceola boys compete for 2017 Junior Prince July 13, 2017
    Three boys are in the running for the 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Prince. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Ceremonies in the Show Barn.
  • College news July 13, 2017
  • Sanders to speak in Des Moines Saturday July 13, 2017
    Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund is hosting its annual convention 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The theme for the year is “Revolution Iowa: From Protest to Power.” Presidential hopeful and U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders will be delivering the keynote address.
  • Candidate filing deadline and pre-registration deadline for September 12 school elections July 13, 2017
    The first day to file nomination papers for the September 12th School Elections was July 10, 2017. Nomination papers must be filed with the secretary of the school board. The last day to file nomination papers is August 3 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Healthy Clarke County Challenge kicks off during community events this summer July 13, 2017
    As part of a commitment to our community, Clarke County Hospital, along with Clarke County Public Health and the Clarke County Development Corporation are launching a yearlong community health and wellness challenge beginning this summer! The overall goal of this challenge is to encourage a healthier lifestyle and raise the health ranking of Clarke County re […]
  • 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Princesses July 13, 2017
    Eight girls are in the running for the 2017 Clarke County Fair Jr. Princess. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Ceremonies in the Show Barn.
  • Clarke County Fair Queen contestants July 13, 2017
    Four contestants are vying for the crown of the 2017 Clarke County Fair Queen. The winner will be crowned 7 p.m. Monday, July 17, after the Opening Ceremonies in the Show Barn.
  • Osceola wastewater plant updates show innovative growth and savings July 13, 2017
    OSCEOLA — The city of Osceola is well on its way to meeting new Federal Clean Water regulations with an updated wastewater facility. Plans for the updated plant show great potential for self-sustainability through methane conversion options not available in similar-sized communities.

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