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  • The barn quilt guy August 21, 2019
  • Crosswalk safety August 21, 2019
    This second article on school safety deals with the new signal lights at the intersection of Kossuth and Highway 34 and the one-way traffic at East Elementary. The intersection of Kossuth and Highway 34 has been the focus of lots of study and discussion by city staff, school staff and the Iowa Department of Transportation. The goal of the discussion was to m […]
  • IFAA Scholarship winners named at Iowa State Fair August 21, 2019
    DES MOINES – Kaitlyn Boyer of Weldon, IA was awarded the $1,000 Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarship through the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) during the Iowa State Fair Sale of Champions on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Kaitlyn’s parents are Jason and Amy Boyer. Sydney Garrett of Osceola, IA was awarded the $1,000 Iowa Pork Producers S […]
  • William Hill Sports Book opening ceremony August 21, 2019
    William Hill Sports Book opened Aug. 15 at Lakeside Hotel & Casino with a ribbon cutting, a donation to the American Legion and a ceremonial first wager placed at noon.
  • Dedication of Henry Crossing emphasizes need for back-to-school safety awareness August 21, 2019
    The City of Osceola is pleased to announce the completion and ribbon cutting for phase one of the school crossing at Highway 34 and Kossuth Street. The conclusion of this phase also provided an opportunity to celebrate Paul Henry, his resilience and his recovery by naming the crosswalk “Henry Crossing.” Henry was struck by a vehicle in the middle of the inte […]
  • Grant Moves Clay Street Park Project into Major Fundraising Stage August 21, 2019
    For over five years, the City of Osceola has been developing their Safe Routes to School program as well as making extensive updates to the area’s trail systems to provide healthier activity options and easier access to schools, parks, and the best the City has to offer. Early in 2018, as a special addition to the growing trails network, a parcel of land in […]
  • Local State Fair winners August 21, 2019
    Quilter Receives Best of Show Quilting Honors Team or Group - Pieced from a Traditional Pattern (300+): 1st Colleen Henrichs, Osceola Hand Knitting Handiwork Baby Afghan: 3rd James Audlehelm, Osceola Nostalgic Noodles Chicken and Noodles competition: 3rd Geraldine Tait of Humeston My Favorite Pie Contest Cream Pie: 3rd Tanya K. Hardy, Osceola Prospect Calf S […]
  • Osceola auctioneer places second in state competition August 21, 2019
    Dylan Webb of Osceola placed second in the Iowa Auctioneers Association Championship Bid Calling Contest at the Iowa State Fair. This was a long time coming, as the preliminary round for this competition was in February at the Auctioneers Association Convention. The convention is informative. Auctioneers learn what’s new in the industry, discuss committee bu […]
  • William Hill Sports Book coming to Osceola Lakeside Hotel & Casino August 14, 2019
    Sports betting in Iowa is fairly new and William Hill is excited to partner with Lakeside Hotel & Casino. This partnership expands the Affinity Gaming at Lakeside Casino. William Hill already operates many of Affinity Gaming’s Sports Book properties in Nevada and now they are coming to Iowa. “We are excited to expand to resort guests and sports fans in I […]
  • Understanding dementia August 14, 2019
    Care Initiatives Hospice will offer a three-part series for family members and caregivers to aid in understanding dementia. The series will be presented by Susan Finehout, Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse at Homestead Assisted Living & Memory Care in Creston. The sessions will be held at 5:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The fir […]
  • Keep Iowa Beautiful receives grant from ITC Midwest August 14, 2019
    Keep Iowa Beautiful received a $7,500 grant from ITC Midwest to encourage student volunteerism for community service throughout Iowa. The grant will be used to support the Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) programming to connect community service needs with the personal interests and values of students. “We are very grateful to receive this support from ITC, which w […]
  • Farmers Prevented from Planting Crops on More than 19 Million Acres August 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This marks the most prevented plant acres reported since USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) began releasing the report in 2007 and 17.49 million acres more than […]
  • IAFP seeking nominations for 2019 Family Physician of the Year Award August 14, 2019
    DES MOINES — Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community? Do you think they deserve the 2019 Family Physician on the Year Award? If so, we want to hear about them! The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Family Physician of the […]
  • Bolton’s back at it August 14, 2019
    Randy Bolton is back in the role of Clarke’s 7-12 Activities Director after 11 years spent at the elementary. “I wanted to get back into the Activities Department and try to make a difference,” said Bolton. As Activities Director Bolton will schedule games and events. Having done it before he is able to go back into the role knowing what the challenges are a […]
  • Correction from OST 8-1-2019 Fern’s Free Swim sponsored by Kading Properties August 14, 2019
    Kading Properties has not taken part in a farmer’s market in Osceola. “I must apologize,” said Karie Ramsey, Kading CEO. “It was a merchant market that we participated in.”

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