Nielsen presents “Ernest From Earth”

Interview with local author on his debut novel “Ernest is a twelve-year-old boy growing up on Earth in the twenty-second century, an Earth that exists free of poverty, bigotry, famine, or war. The...

Ransom for a rooster

 HOW A PRANK TURNED INTO HELPING OTHERS; KIDNAPPER’S IDENTITY REVEALED A five foot tall metal lawn ornament, lovingly known to Josh Byrnes and family as “Walt the Rooster”, disappeared from the Byrnes' front...

Iowa deer application opens May 2

You can apply for your 2020 Iowa deer tags starting tomorrow at 6 a.m. CST. Here are a few reminders to help you prepare: Log into your customer account: Update your customer profile. Make...

Osage-based food truck, Egg-Cetera, to roll through St. Ansgar this weekend

Forget everything there is to know about egg rolls, because the Reinardy family is here to reinvent the beloved deep-fried finger food.  The food truck will be parked at Acorn Golf Course from...

Craving Mexican? Osage’s Tres Amigos will open new location Friday

Owner says that the restaurant will offer take-out only from the new location starting this Friday Mitchell County natives are familiar with the area Mexican restaurant’s original location: a...

Iowa restaurants to reopen Friday

via Unsplash Des Moines, IA , April 28, 2020—The Iowa Restaurant Association today applauds Governor Reynolds' announcement to begin graduated openings of hospitality and other businesses in 77...

Iowa state parks extend closures into May

The DNR is extending closures of campgrounds and other park facilities through May 14, 2020 to help protect the health of visitors and staff during the COVID-19 health emergency. State parks and...

South Square marks third year with Historic Registry induction

The halls of the former elementary school at 202 South Washington have fallen silent again, with South Square being a venue directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  However, even with no morning conversation...

Spring high school sports canceled

Following Friday’s recommendations to keep Iowa schools closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all spring activities of the Iowa Girls High...

Osage resident announces Iowa Senate candidacy

"I have a passion for public service" A Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock High School graduate and long-time Osage resident announced her intent to run for the Iowa Senate District 26 position, which represents Mitchell County...