Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • Office of Senator Joni Ernst accepting internship applications November 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities in her Washington, D.C., and Iowa offices for spring 2018. Internship applications are available at www.ernst.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships. “An internship in one of my offices in Iowa, or in Washington, […]
  • Club news November 21, 2017
    DAR Tom Hawks and Duane White, both of Creston and military veterans, were special guests of the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter, DAR, on Saturday, Nov. 11, at Summit House in Creston. White introduced Hawks, who talked about their Sept. 16 Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. Veterans from Union County teamed up with the Brushy Creek Honor Flight out of Fort Dod […]
  • Clarke County Hospital receives national recognition for performance leadership November 21, 2017
    Clarke County Hospital announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the nation. “Providing qu […]
  • Peace Poster contest winners announced November 21, 2017
    For the last 30 years, Lions Clubs around the world have proudly sponsored the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. The theme for this year’s contest is “The Future of Peace.” Some sixth-grade students in instructor Sarah Flah […]
  • Council votes to explore options for Hwy 34 and Kossuth intersection November 20, 2017
    Osceola City Council will look at options to make the intersection of Highway 34 and South Kossuth Street safer for pedestrians after the council unanimously approved entering into an agreement with Veenstra & Kimm to come up with solutions during the Nov. 8 council meeting. The move comes in the first business meeting for the council following an Oct. 1 […]
  • Time to think about snow ordinance November 15, 2017
    “The calendar again reminds me that we are heading into the ‘Holiday Season,’ which means the winter season is fast approaching,” Osceola Police Chief Martin W. Duffus said. “The snow ordinance goes into effect automatically when the National Weather Service predicts 2 inches or more of snow or ice for our area or when 2 inches or more of snow or ice has alr […]
  • Retirement series program offered in Clarke County November 15, 2017
    Join Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Clarke County for a noon session focused on picturing your future, specifically during retirement. The session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office, 154 W. Jefferson St., in Osceola. The session hosted by Jan Monahan and Brenda […]
  • Iowa Select Farms and Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation roll out Power Snack program November 15, 2017
    WEST DES MOINES – Iowa Select Farms and the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation announced the expansion of a program aimed at reducing childhood hunger in Iowa by providing access to nutritious food at home. The Power Snack program, organized and funded by both organizations, will provide thousands of families in need with $5 coupons for sliced or shaved ham and […]
  • Celebrate Community Foundation Week November 15, 2017
    Community Foundation Week has been celebrated every Nov. 12-18 since 1989, to raise awareness of the critical role of philanthropy in supporting thriving communities across the country. Community foundations are the fastest growing philanthropic sectors in the United States today. They build and strengthen communities in a variety of ways including providing […]
  • Clarke County Development Corporation targets new programs November 15, 2017
    For more than a decade, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with leadership from local businesses, local and regional government, school boards, the community and more to help build a better quality of life for Clarke County and its citizens. Each year, CCDC board members gather, along with leadership from throughout the county, […]
  • Community Thanksgiving Day dinner November 15, 2017
    Each year on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Christian Church hosts a community Thanksgiving dinner. The church is located at 300 S. Main St., across from Kale Funeral Home and Dollar General, in Osceola. All are invited, especially those who might be alone or lonely, unable to prepare the meal for whatever reason or just want to come share Th […]
  • Annual community Thanksgiving service to benefit Clarke Schools pantry November 15, 2017
    Every year, the Osceola Ministerial Association invites all in the community to join together in a time of Thanksgiving worship. This year, the service will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21.   Host churches and speakers rotate among association members. This year, the Community Thanksgiving Worship Service is being hosted by Christ’s Way Church, located at 20 […]
  • 4-H judges training set for Nov. 11 November 8, 2017
    From communications to home improvement, Iowa 4-H county fair judges and those considering being a 4-H judge will be trained from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Wapello County Extension Office in Ottumwa. This specialized judges training prepares the adult evaluators in subject matter, rules and standards for the upcoming 4-H fair season. This tra […]
  • Brandt receives Governor’s Volunteer Award November 8, 2017
    Jennifer Brandt of Osceola received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg Sept. 25 during a special recognition ceremony in Pleasant Hill. Brandt was honored with an individual award by Graceland University AmeriCorps Youth Launch for her service as an AmeriCorps member through Clarke County Extension office over the pas […]
  • Collection week for Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Gifts November 8, 2017
    DES MOINES – Central Iowa families, churches and groups are not waiting until Thanksgiving Day to express gratitude. Instead, the week of Nov. 13-20, they are giving back by lovingly packing gifts of joy for children around the world living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. For many of these children, it will be the first g […]

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