Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • South Central Iowa Community Foundation grant applications available June 20, 2018
    South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) is excited to announce that October 1, 2018 will mark the Foundation’s 25th anniversary of serving our counties. To celebrate this amazing milestone, SCICF will be awarding five $5,000 grants to charitable organizations in each of our counties: Clarke, Decatur, Lucas, Ringgold and Union. YOU may nominate YOUR f […]
  • 4 questions to ask before fueling your outdoor power equipment June 20, 2018
    The season of the yard is upon us. Across America homeowners are opening up their garages and sheds and getting out their mowers, trimmers, blowers, power washers, and other outdoor power equipment. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine, and utility vehicle manufact […]
  • Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Spring 2018 Dean’s List June 20, 2018
    The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Dean’s List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students who made the list in the spring of 2018 include: Rachael Simpson of Osceola, majoring in Elementary Education.
  • Dry needling services now available through Clarke County Hospital Physical Therapy June 20, 2018
    Clarke County Hospital will be offering dry needling services through the Hospital’s Physical Therapy Department starting Monday, July 2, 2018. Research has demonstrated the positive effects of dry needling include increased blood flow, decreased muscle tightness and an increase in endorphins which are body’s natural pain reliever. Dry needling can successfu […]
  • 1 dead in fatal accident on Highway 34 June 20, 2018
    One person is dead following a fatal accident 4:07 p.m. June 12 on Highway 34 just west of R25. According to an Iowa State Patrol report, Jesse Lee Bain, of Ottumwa, driving a 2017 Freightliner semi, was headed east on Highway 34, when, for an unknown reason, Jesse John Ray, of Osceola, driving a 2010 Toyota west on Highway 34 in the same location as Bain, c […]
  • IAFP seeking nominations for 2018 Family Physician of the Year Award June 20, 2018
    DES MOINES — Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community?Do you think they deserve the 2018 Family Physician on the Year Award?If so, we want to hear about them! The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Family Physician of the Y […]
  • Clarke student chosen to attend Iowa HOBY Youth Leadership Conference June 20, 2018
    The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership conference is meant to provide lifelong leadership development opportunities that will empower individuals to achieve their highest potential. Clarke sophomore Skyler Lewis was nominated by Clarke High School Counselor Jennifer Scott to attend the conference, which was held at Drake University June 8-10. Lewis then filled ou […]
  • Faith Fellowship Church dedication June 20, 2018
    Faith Fellowship Church had its groundbreaking for the church’s new site at 1694 Highway 152 in February of 2017. Sunda,y June 24, the church is hosting a dedication and will be officially up and running with church services held at 10 a.m. by Pastor Sheldon Lorenson and Sunday School every Sunday at 9 a.m. Faith Fellowship is an Evangelical Free Church that […]
  • Untitled June 20, 2018
    church 1: Pictured is the sanctuary of the new Faith Fellowship Evangelical Free Church of Osceola. church 2: Pictured is the dining area in the new building of the Faith Fellowship Evangelical Free Church of Osceola at 1694 Highway 152.
  • Manufacturing Feature: Osceola’s ALTEC continues to build a better future June 20, 2018
    The Altec Osceola Body Plant has experienced tremendous growth in the five years it has been operating in Southern Iowa and is looking for the right candidates to join their exceptional team. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL since 1929, Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs […]
  • 40 years of banking excellence, CCSB bids Ogbourne a fond farewell June 20, 2018
    When you think of career longevity, especially in these days of remote working, low unemployment, and ever-evolving workforces, you rarely hear of decades-long tenures. Clarke County State Bank, on the other hand, may just have the secret to the longevity formula. With a number of CCSB staff employed with the bank for 20 and 30 years or more, at the end of J […]
  • NFPA announces theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2018 June 13, 2018
    The latest statistics from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) show that if you have a reported fire in your home, you are more likely to die today than you were a few decades ago. This startling statistic is behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware - fire can happen anywhere.™” Fire Prevention Week takes plac […]
  • SCICF awards over $19,900 to non-profit organizations June 13, 2018
    A total of eight grants were awarded in Clarke County on Monday night in Murray at Mallory Park 1. City of Murray $4,450 to update electrical facilities at Mallory Park 2. Clarke County Emergency Management $2,000 to purchase a drone for the county 3. Osceola Parks & Rec (City of Osceola) $1,500 to replace outdated volleyball system in Jr. High gym 4. Mu […]
  • Relay for Life of south central Iowa June 13, 2018
    The Osceola square was a busy place Saturday evening. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of South Central Iowa event took up the courthouse lawn and sidewalks during the six hours the relay took place. From 4 to 10 p.m., cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family members of those affected by cancer walked the sidewalk around the courthouse rais […]
  • Spring 2018 Piano Jamboree and Recital June 13, 2018
    The Southern Iowa Music Teachers Association held their annual Piano Jamboree event on April 21. Eighteen kindergarten through seventh grade students came from Indianola, Murray, New Virginia and Osceola for a morning of music, fun and learning. This year’s theme was Claude Debussy and the whole tone scale. The students participated in workshops including mu […]

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