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  • Free and reduced meals June 19, 2019
    Households may be eligible for free or reduced price meal benefits one of four ways listed below. Households whose income is at or below the levels shown are eligible for reduced price meals or free meals, if they complete an Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk. Households may complete one application listing all children and return it t […]
  • The beef industry behind the auction block June 19, 2019
    Iowa’s beef farm families work diligently to produce high-quality beef from pasture to plate. In the latest release of farmer profile videos, the Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) features Fisher Farms and the Lamoni Livestock Auction Market. The video helps consumers understand the livestock market’s role in the community. Livestock auction markets assist f […]
  • Farmers encouraged to plant Monarch Butterfly habitat June 19, 2019
    DES MOINES – A group of Iowa conservation partners is encouraging farmers to utilize a special funding opportunity for implementing monarch butterfly and other pollinator-supporting practices on their farms. Through a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project called Improving Working Lands for Monarch Butterflies, Pheasants Forever, USDA’s Nat […]
  • Summer at Clarke Schools doesn’t mean vacation for everyone June 19, 2019
    Ah, yes, the final days of the 2018-19 school year have come and gone. It’s summer and kids are home with weeks of relaxation ahead of them. But that isn’t the case for the administration and many staff at Clarke Community Schools. While the students’ school year may be over, administrative duties and planning continues. From coordination of summer school pr […]
  • Register now for the Stockmanship and Stewardship event in Ames June 19, 2019
    What is Stockmanship and Stewardship? Stockmanship and Stewardship is a regional event coordinated in conjunction with the producer education team at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the beef checkoff, who selected Ames as one of five locations across the country to host the event this year. The workshop brings together industry exp […]
  • Iowa 4-H Foundation wants to recognize 4-H Alumni at the Iowa State Fair June 19, 2019
    AMES — The Iowa 4-H Foundation has opened their call for nominations for the annual Alum of the Day awards at the Iowa State Fair. Ten individuals will be chosen to be recognized each day of the first ten days of the Fair, August 8-18 at the 4-H Exhibits Building. Winners will receive four Fair admission tickets, one parking pass for their day, a 4-H goodie […]
  • Sensory friendly movie at Osceola Public Library June 19, 2019
    The Osceola Public Library is hosting a free sensory friendly movie night for peopl on the autism spectrum or those with a sensory processing disorder and their families. The featured film will be Kung Fu Panda, shown at 9:30 a.m. June 25 in the lower level through the Children’s Library. The library will be offering more programming for people on the Autism […]
  • Clarke County Democrats Thursday Night in the Park June 19, 2019
    The Clarke County Democrats enjoyed perfect weather and a respectable turn out as they hosted Thursday Night in the Park on June 13. Co-Chair for the event, Sarah Truitt, pulled double duty as emcee and performer as she kept the evening going and sang. The audience was treated to a mix of Folk/ Bluegrass/ Country music created by Ronnie and Mary Beth Truitt […]
  • College news June 19, 2019
    Iowa State University Graduating Iowa State University students seeking teacher licensure were corded at a ceremony on Friday, May 10, in C.Y. Stephen’s Auditorium. • Rachael Simpson, an Elementary Education major from Osceola is now prepared to teach children in elementary classrooms. • Brittany Mease, an English major from Truro is now prepared to teach En […]
  • School board talks community communication, new construction June 19, 2019
    Communication and the school construction were two big topics at Monday’s school board meeting. Begining July 2 Seid and the Concerned Clarke Parents will have monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Lindsey Redman and MacKenzie O’Hair are the main two CCP members that will work with Seid facilitating the meetings. These Tuesday Talks wi […]
  • Clarke County Piece Makers repair flags June 19, 2019
    Every year between Memorial Day and Independence Day the American flags that the Davis Pence-Post 69 American Legion members put up at the Maple Hill Cemetery are checked and repaired. After bad winds and rain, flags were taken down late and over 200 needed repairs this year. The Clarke County Piece Makers, the local quilting guild, came together to do the r […]
  • Women and Drones comes to the Osceola Public Library June 19, 2019
    The Osceola Public Library will welcome Women and Drones 10 a.m. June 26 in the lower level Children’s Library. Women and Drones began in 2006 wanting to connect more women with this growing industry. Only about six percent of the FAA certified drone pilots in the U.S. are women. In an effort to grow that number the organization decided to begin educating ki […]
  • Arbor Valley up and coming neighborhood June 12, 2019
    Arbor Valley Lake and the surrounding property began to be developed in 2008 during the housing crisis. The development area asked the City to be annexed in and would like a paved entrance. “As development continues I foresee that at some point the City would hard surface some way out to the development,” said City Administrator Ty Wheeler. Paula McClaflin w […]
  • Kedley for Congress officially launches campaign for Iowa’s Second District June 12, 2019
    Osceola Mayor Thomas Kedley is hitting the campaign trail. The 31-year-old Republican educator filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission in May after the retirement announcement of Congressman Dave Loebsack but stated his focus would remain on his students until summer. With school out of session, Kedley is officially hitting the campaign trail. […]
  • Des Moines Art Center features local artist June 12, 2019
    The public is invited to see “Art Show – 2019” at the Des Moines Art Center, featuring art work by Mary Ellen Kimball of Osceola and other adult art students who are studying with professional artists Kara Pick and Maggie Harlow-Vogt. Two of Kimball’s pieces are handbuilt stoneware ceramic: “Turquoise Tureen” and “Surgeon Bay Platter.” The exhibit is free to […]

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