Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • What is the Area Education Agency January 17, 2018
    The Iowa legislature established 15 Area Educational Agencies in 1974. They were formed to provide equity of educational services to all students in Iowa. Green Hills AEA began in 2010, as the result of the merger of Loess Hills AEA 13 and Green Valley AEA 14. Currently there are nine AEAs in Iowa, as many have reorganized. Green Hills AEA is the agency that […]
  • Osceola, there's no place like home January 17, 2018
    Awards were distributed at the Chamber Main Street, Osceola there’s no place like home, banquet Monday at Lakeside Casino to many businesses in the community. The Industrial Tech Advisory Board Charter Member awards went to ALTEC, Clarke Rural Electric Cooperative, Paul Mueller Company, Osceola Foods, SIMCO, Salford, Miller Products Company and Clarke Commun […]
  • Can we live like the Danes in Iowa? January 17, 2018
    My sister recently brought up an interesting concept to me that made me ask a question, “Can we live like the Danes in Iowa?” In Denmark, they live in a way that makes their long winters with minimal sunlight cozy and warm. The word for this in Danish is called Hygge, pronounced Hoo-guh, and there is no direct translation to English. Hygge is all about not l […]
  • Clarke County Hospital to Form Patient and Family Advisory Council January 17, 2018
    Clarke County Hospital is creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) which will have its inaugural meeting in March 2018. The Hospital is currently recruiting volunteers to be a part of the PFAC to help enhance patient experience and care delivery at Clarke County Hospital by focusing on healthcare through the eyes of those receiving care at Clark […]
  • Iowa Select secures permit from county January 17, 2018
    Iowa Select has secured the necessary permit from the County Board of Supervisors at its meeting Jan. 8 to build a new farm. Iowa Select will break ground on the new confinement in April, weather permitting. The barns will be in Franklin Township. The exact address will be determined by the site development manager. Eighteen new jobs will be created by the n […]
  • RED Project update January 17, 2018
    RED Project update: Alyssa Whitham, a Murray Community High School junior, is pictured with all of the donations collected for the RED Project. RED stands for remember everyone deployed. Whitham collected the majority of the items from a single donor. Other items were collected from the drop off locations at the Clarke County Courthouse and Murray Community […]
  • Student teachers come to Clarke County for second semester January 17, 2018
    Clarke County is hosting student teachers this second semester. Jennifer Brandt, 22, of Osceola is at Murray Community Schools student teaching with Diane Miller in second grade. Anna Brooks, 22, of Muscatine is at Clarke Community High School student teaching with Brandi Boyd in the agriculture department. Both student teachers are at their schools for anot […]
  • Paul Henry is home, happy and healthy January 17, 2018
    Paul Henry was hit by a vehicle on Oct. 19, 2017 while putting stop signs out at the crosswalks before school at the intersection of Highway 34 and Kossuth Street. His accident has rallied the Osceola City Council into action on a safe route to school system and brought the community together in support of his recovery. Paul suffered from a broken fibula and […]
  • BREAKING: Deadly New Year's Eve fire January 3, 2018
    A house fire at 723 N. Main St. on Dec. 31 resulted in the death of an individual, yet to be identified, according to an Osceola Police Department press release. With the assistance of the Osceola Fire Department, Osceola Police Department and Clarke County Ambulance, the body has been removed and taken to the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner in Ank […]

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