Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • Sippin’ and Paintin’ at Your Sweet Pickin’s Boutique April 18, 2018
    By TYRA AUDLEHELM OST news editor taudlehelm@osceolaiowa.com Your Sweet Pickin’s Boutique is hosting a local artist for its Sippin’ and Paintin’ event 1-4 p.m. Sunday April 29 on the upper level of Your Sweet Pickin’s Boutique. The cost for the class is $40 and all materials are included along with snacks and drinks. Reservations must be made at Your Sweet P […]
  • Gov. Reynolds signs 11 bills into law April 18, 2018
    Des Moines – Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the following 11 bills into law on Tuesday: House File 637: an Act relating to state government operations concerning background checks and investigations of employees of the Office of the Chief Information Officer and the credit union division, eliminating the technology advisory council, and including effective date pr […]
  • Grand View University's Sarah Roemer headed to Phi Beta Lambda Nationals April 18, 2018
    Grand View University’s Phi Beta Lambda sent Sarah Roemer to the Iowa Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference. Sarah Roemer is currently Grand View University’s Secretary and 2017-2018 State of Iowa’s Phi Beta Lambda Vice President.  Sarah Roemer competed in three events: Public Speaking, Job Interview, and Future Business Educator. Sarah received first […]
  • Special Olympics Iowa athletes to compete at 2018 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee April 18, 2018
    GRIMES – On Friday, April 27, eight Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) teams from across the state will compete at the 2018 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee at Drake Stadium on Drake University’s campus in Des Moines. The teams will run a 4×100 relay race. The Special Olympics teams will include: Scott County Adult Females Arc of Story County Females Griswold Tige […]
  • Operation Releaf success April 18, 2018
  • Local veteran honored with Quilt of Valor April 18, 2018
    While wintering at Lemon Tree Estates in Texas, Joe Reynolds of Osceola and another fellow Iowan at the RV park were surprised with Quilts of Valor Feb. 7. The two World War II veterans thought they were just going to get something to eat at the park’s rec hall when they, instead, were surprised by nearly 172 friends and neighbors there to honor them for the […]
  • Permit to carry class April 18, 2018
    The Russell Sportsmen’s Club will sponsor a Permit-to-Carry class on Monday, April 30 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Chariton. The church is three blocks west of the Lucas County Hospital at 1004 Curtis Avenue. To register or inquire, call Dan at 641-203-5296.
  • Stay safe this paddling season April 18, 2018
    Paddlers are itching to get out on the water after this year’s long and cold winter. Review these simple safety tips before you head out on the water for your firstpaddling trip this year. Check your canoe or kayak for any needed repairs ormaintenance after being stored for several months. Look for holes and leaks,make sure all hatch lids fit snug and secure […]
  • ‘Iowa Outdoors’ season 8 to premiere on IPTV April 18, 2018
    JOHNSTON - Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Outdoors” returns for its eighth season with more features than ever before. Join hosts Scott Siepker and Kellie Kramer as they travel around Iowa learning about outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives and Iowa’s natural resources. Season 8 premieres Wednesday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. “Iowa Outd […]
  • Grassley seeks information from HHS, FDA on unproven medical procedures touted as clinical trials April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa sent a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb seeking additional information about an investigation into a South Florida clinic that performed unproven stem cell treatments on patients that left them permanently blind.  A M […]
  • Hidden tax: motorists shell out $76 billion in 2018 for gas taxes April 18, 2018
    Against a backdrop of gas prices that have risen sharply in the last two weeks, motorists are sure to be upset: they’ll be paying $4 billion more in gasoline taxes in 2018 than they did in 2017. That’s $76 billion, or $208 million every day, up from the $72 billion total in 2017.  The rise comes out to an average increase of about 2.6 cents per gallon, but t […]
  • Controlled burn workshop April 18, 2018
    The Clarke County Conservation Board is hosting a controlled burn workshop sponsored by siosa 10 a.m. April 22 at East Lake Park at no cost to the public. A prescribed burn can help land managers safely use fire to achieve management goals for forage or improved wildlife habitat in grasslands, woodlands, CRP and forests. The event will begin with a classroom […]
  • Clarke Area Arts Council to host annual spring gala April 18, 2018
    The Clarke Area Arts Council’s spring gala and annual meeting is 5-9 p.m. May 6 at the Lakeside Casino Convention Center. The evening consists of a social hour featuring the Clarke Area Arts Council’s 2018 Artist of the Year, Bev Roberts of Truro, and a buffet dinner, followed by the annual meeting and a show. The show for the evening is a one-act play writt […]
  • Ernst statement on tariffs April 18, 2018
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), Chairman of the Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, issued the following statement regarding the promise of retaliatory tariffs by […]
  • SICOG invests in seven southern Iowa counties April 18, 2018
    CRESTON — Mr. Timothy Ostroski received notification that the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) has been awarded $70,000 to continue the agency’s efforts to assist local development corporations, cities, and counties to improve the local economy and improve living conditions and reduce taxes. These funds were made available through the U.S. Depart […]

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