Osceola, Iowa and Local News

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  • Delaney in Osceola August 15, 2018
    Democrat John Delaney, left, running for President in 2020 visited Osceola for a meet and greet. When CCHS Cross Country runners went by and saw the bus, they wanted a photo with him.
  • Rural veterans gain better medical access through new telemedicine partnership August 15, 2018
    Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation. While telemedicine services are not unique to Clarke County Hospital nor the V.A. – both of whom have offered the services for almost a decade each – a new collabor […]
  • Cowboys to the rescue August 15, 2018
    Colby Cummings, left, and Colton Phillips, were called out to help wrangle wayward cattle that had gotten out north of town just off Highway 69 Saturday morning.
  • Drought information presented in Lucas County August 15, 2018
    AMES – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a meeting on August 20 to discuss drought conditions that are causing concerns for both crop and livestock producers. The meeting will take place in Lucas County at 6:30 p.m. at the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm (45249 170th Ave) in Chariton. The meeting will be hosted by ISU Exte […]
  • TESLA to Perform at Lakeside Outdoor Theater August 15, 2018
    Tickets are on sale now for TESLA in concert on Friday, Sept. 7 at the Lakeside Outdoor Theater at Lakeside Hotel and Casino. Guests will enjoy hit blues metal songs including “Modern Day Cowboy,” “What You Give” and “Love Song.” Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40. TESLA was formed in Sacramento, Calif. in 1985, wi […]
  • DNR improves West Lake Marina August 15, 2018
    West Lake Marina has seen several improvements this summer. The Osceola Parks and Rec Department has updated a boat dock and now the Iowa DNR has improved the boat ramp by extending it out into the water. On the east side of West Lake Marina, the boat ramp farthest to the south was extended Friday by 24 feet to prevent boats and trailers from falling off the […]
  • Bigelow Family Farm field day will highlight DIY water and corral systems for cattle, pigs August 15, 2018
    WINTERSET — Livestock infrastructure such as housing, watering and corral systems are essential components of most livestock farms – but the costs of purchasing equipment and having it installed can quickly add up. Some farmers, however, are saving money by doing the work themselves. Jake Bigelow is one such farmer. He and his wife, Crystal, raise 40 Herefor […]
  • Corrected Quilts of Valor August 15, 2018
    OST photo by VICTORIA PALMA Corrected Quilts of Valor from OST Aug. 9, 2018:These veterans were presented with Quilts of Valor during a ceremony Sunday morning at the Murray Jamboree in Mallory Park. Pictured in back from left is Larry Butts, Shappel Rider, Jolene Thacker, Larry D. Carrico, Herb Burgus, Gene Burgus and front from left is John Rider, Wayne W. […]
  • Osceola Chamber Main Street ribbon cuttings August 15, 2018
    Members of Osceola Chamber Main Street stand with business owners, their families and employess of Cook’s Appliance, The Hitching Post and IvyRose as they cut the ribbons in a grand openign ceremony Saturday.
  • Winners named in City of Literature student essay contest August 15, 2018
    IOWA CITY – The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization has completed judging for this year’s Paul Engle Day: Glory of the Senses Essay Contest, and will award scholarships to seven high school students from across Iowa. The winning essay was “The Call of the Creek,” by Elizabeth Ayers, a student at Iowa City High School in Iowa City. In recognition […]
  • Artist of the Year painting donation August 15, 2018
    Clarke Area Arts Council’s Artist of the Year Beverly Roberts stands with Lakeside Casino vise president and general manager Dave Monroe in front of a painting that she has donated to the casino. If any Arts Council members did not receive their free print of Roberts’ painting after the Arts Council Annual Gala, please contact Mary Ellen Kimball at 641-324-4 […]
  • Clarke teachers visit ‘sister school’ in China August 15, 2018
    Steve Tussey’s international travel experience had consisted of a two-hour drive into Canada on a fishing excursion. So, the chance to have nearly all expenses paid on a two-week teaching stint in China, with time built in for weekend sightseeing, was too much for a history buff to resist. “Being a history major at UNI, and teaching social studies for 15 yea […]
  • Don’t become a statistic August 8, 2018
    It is August in Iowa… State Fair excitement, schools beginning a new year, and then, right around the corner will be Labor Day – the traditional end of summer.This is one of the busiest travel times of the year as many people try and squeeze in one more vacation destination. Others will host or attend end-of-summer social events where alcohol will be served. […]
  • Youth on a mission August 8, 2018
    Six years ago, Lori Ehrhard took her first group on a mission trip. There were two youth so they paired up with a church where her sister was pastor in Des Moines. Since then, the groups have grown larger and the youth from the Osceola United Methodist Church have been going as their own independant group. On this summer’s mission trip, a group of 13 youth a […]
  • Miller Products continues decades’ tradition of manufacturing in Iowa August 8, 2018
    For decades, Miller Products Company has been producing high-quality machined parts in South-Central Iowa, proudly filling their workforce with employees from Osceola, Clarke County, and surrounding areas. As a start-up, in 1936, the Don Miller Cycle Company set up shop in Central Iowa. Offering a variety of services including bicycle sales and maintenance, […]

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