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  • Chris Nolte joins EveryStep, seeks volunteers to help the non-profit June 25, 2020
    EveryStep Hospice of Osceola and Winterset is pleased to announce that Chris Nolte of Winterset has joined their team as volunteer coordinator. EveryStep is one of Iowa’s oldest non-profit hospice providers. Its locally based teams in Osceola and Winterset provide hospice care throughout Madison, Clarke and Adair counties. Sarah Nigg, RN, team director for E […]
  • College news June 25, 2020
    Graceland University Honor’s List spring semester 2020 (GPA 3.65-4.99) • Colby Wilken, Osceola Indian Hills Community College Graduates spring 2020 • Jared Jamison Iowa State University Dean’s List spring semester 2020 (GPA 3.5-4.0) • Nicholas Allen, of Osceola • Emily Barajas, of Osceola  • Joshua Barber, of Osceola  • Shahil Bhakta, of Osceola   • Kacey Ko […]
  • 2020-21 Iowa FFA State Officers June 25, 2020
    ANKENY — The Iowa FFA Annual Delegate Meeting was held virtually on June 11, 2020. The new Iowa FFA Officer team was elected and announced. Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, and living to serve. These nine leaders will live out their year of service speaking with FFA members from across the state, presenting leadership camps and workshops, and […]
  • First National Bank Murray office to close September 30 June 25, 2020
    After careful consideration and research, we have decided to permanently close the Murray branch of First National Bank at Noon on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Amy Lampe, Market President of First National Bank in Osceola commented, “This was a difficult decision, but due to concern for employee safety and a decline in customer branch activity, we feel thi […]
  • Iowa Dairy Goat survey shows potential for growth and improvement June 25, 2020
    AMES – A recent survey of dairy goat producers in Iowa shows the opportunities and challenges faced by this industry. Dairy goat production is important to Iowa, ranked third in the nation, with 214 licensed dairy goat herds and 34,000 milking does, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. “Iowa Dairy Goat Farm Survey - Fall 2019” was the fi […]
  • Blood donations needed this summer June 25, 2020
    DES MOINES – LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book an appointment to give blood at an upcoming area blood drive. If a hospital patient requires a transfusion, that blood must come from a healthy volunteer donor. There’s no substitute! It’s important that eligible community members continue to give blood regularly to ensure the health of […]
  • Osceola Public Library officially reopens with restrictions June 25, 2020
    The Osceola Public Library is now open to the public. Previouslu the Library was doing scheduled curb side book pick up’s and curbside pick up’s of kid’s craft activities. As of Monday the OPL is officially reopened to the public with some modifications and restrictions. Library patons should remember to that the use of face masks and social distancing is st […]
  • Saturday’s shooting in residential area June 25, 2020
    According to the Osceola Police Department an ambulance and the police were called to 201 N. East St. at 3:36 p.m. Saturday after shots were fired inside the residence. Officers found a mail suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived on scene. The victim was transported to Clarke County Hospital and later flown to Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. The […]
  • Clarke County Hospital - Preparation for Moving Forward in a Pandemic June 25, 2020
    As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Robert E. Weissinger, DO, Chief Medical Officer at Clarke County Hospital to share information about what the hospital has been doing to manage this health issue and how they are preparing for the future of COVID in Clarke County. 2020 saw Clarke County […]
  • Additional COVID-19 death confirmed in Clarke County June 15, 2020
    The Clarke County Department of Public Health today announced an additional death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county. The individual was an elderly adult. “We are terribly saddened by another family losing a loved one to Covid-19 and offer them our condolences,” said Clarke County Public Health Director Mackenzie Nelson “Clarke County […]
  • Off street parking for the Osceola Public Library is in the works June 9, 2020
    The Osceola Public Library has recently acquired the property directly across the street at 130 W. Cass St. and plans to tear down the buildings to build a parking lot for library patrons. “We have already been working with the city, Ty Wheeler, city administrator, and the mayor to hopefully get a four-way stop at the intersection of Cass and Fillmore and pr […]
  • COVID-19 death confirmed in Clarke County June 8, 2020
    The Clarke County Department of Public Health today announced the first death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county. The individual was an older adult. “We wish to extend our sympathy to this individual’s family,” said Clarke County Public Health Director Mackenzie Nelson “Clarke County Public Health and all of our key partners throughou […]

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