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  • K9 Memorial contest December 5, 2018
    The Iowa Department of Public Safety and the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Committee are hosting a design contest for an Iowa Law Enforcement K9 Memorial. The K9 Memorial is to be located on the State Capitol Grounds near the current Peace Officer Memorial.  The Iowa Law Enforcement K9 Memorial will recognize those K9’s that were killed or died in the line of […]
  • Snowman watchman December 5, 2018
    A snowman stands guard in a Washington Street front yard after the blizzard.
  • Urgent Route Driver shortage signals call on community for help December 5, 2018
    Already short on bus route drivers, Clarke Community Schools is looking to district family members and the community for help. With last school year’s shortage of qualified drivers rolling into the 2018/19 school year, staff and administrators worked diligently to cover or combine yellow bus routes to make sure the children in the Clarke Community School dis […]
  • Donors for Toys for Christmas December 5, 2018
    •Deb Lundquist •Eileen Boldon •Lion’s Club •JoAnn Sickels •Brian and Shirley Dierks •Dale and Bonnie McAnninch •Ronda Loy •In Memory of Tru Yearington •Osceola Public Library •Leslie Auxilary •Mikinli Jones •Anita Vanscoy •Kale Funeral Home •In Memory of Tom Cottrell, Tommy Jr., Jim and Julia Cottrell •Smile A While Club •Leota Broyles •Robert Hettinger •Ano […]
  • SCICF reads to Kindergarten classes December 5, 2018
    Each year South Central Iowa Community Foundation (SCICF) board members volunteer a day to read to the Kindergarten children.   SCICF believes children are one of our greatest assets and that having good reading skills will assist them in becoming productive citizens able to positively contribute to society as adults. The project serves all  kindergarten chi […]
  • Peace posters December 5, 2018
    Each year the Osceola Lions Club sponsors the “Lions International Peace Poster” contest. This is a contest that encouraged children to creatively express what peace means to them and allows them to share their unique image of peace in a large poster form with others. This year’s theme is “Kindness Matters” and participants are members of Sarah Flaherty’s si […]
  • Clarke County SCICF Board members kick off Giving Tuesday December 5, 2018
    Clarke County SCICF Board members promoted Giving Tuesday by supporting local endowment funds within SCICF, by giving back this holiday season. Giving Tuesday is in it’s sixth annual year, a global, initiative to celebrate generosity and promote giving back. To encourage everyone-family, community, companies, and individuals- to find a way to give something. […]
  • Iowa Corn Growers and Osceola FFA feed local farmers at United Farmers Co-op December 5, 2018
    On Thursday, October 18th, the Big Chief Osceola FFA Officer team traveled to United Farmers Co-op in Osceola to help Iowa Corn Representative, Jenni Richards serve meals to our local farmers. Osceola FFA members also contacted the Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health to get some resources for farmers. As farmers came to the Co-op FFA members hande […]
  • Quitline Iowa: convenient, safe and secure December 5, 2018
    Quitting tobacco is challenging. It’s a journey, but not one that you must take alone. Quitline Iowa is a free service with a team of coaches trained to safely guide you down the path to success. Decatur County Public Health reminds residents that regardless of your insurance status, Quitline is available to help you quit tobacco. In Iowa, 16.7 percent of ad […]
  • Naig comments on final Iowa crop progress and condition report of the season December 5, 2018
    DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November. “Iowa farmers have dealt with numerous challenges throughout the growing season, including flooding in northwest Iowa and serio […]
  • Bipartisan legislation introduced to help improve veterans’ health care December 5, 2018
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with Senators Angus King (I-ME), Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced legislation to help improve veterans’ health care by increasing collaboration among federal agencies and authorizing the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop technologies that solve complex data challenges. “The VA an […]
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful to award five $1,000 scholarships December 5, 2018
    Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2019. Four scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university to study environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning and sustainability are eligible […]
  • Fry appointed Chairman of Health and Human Services Budget Committee December 5, 2018
    DES MOINES – House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) recently announced that Rep. Joel Fry (R-Osceola) will serve as the Chairman of the House Health and Human Services Budget Subcommittee during the 88th General Assembly.    “It is an honor and privilege to be selected by Speaker Upmeyer to serve in this capacity,” said Rep. Fry. “My focus at the State H […]
  • Loebsack representative to hold office hours December 5, 2018
    Thursday, December 6 Ottumwa City Hall 105 East Third Street, 1st floor 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 11 Albia City Hall Council Room 120 South A St. 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Chariton City Hall 115 S. Main St. 11 a.m. – NOON Leon, Decatur County Courthouse 100 S. Main 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Osceola, Clarke County Courthouse 207 N. Main 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dece […]
  • Battling the blizzard December 5, 2018
    The Osceola Street Department had their work cut out for them after the blizzard hit town the morning of Nov. 25. When the snow began the trucks may not have been moving yet but the Street Department team was already working to make sure their vehicles were well maintained, ready to go and that the salt trucks were loaded. The Osceola Street Department is ma […]

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