Today's Headlines

Wieseman, Merry Crowned Osceola King and Queen

Sep 28th, 2016
Austin Wieseman and Brittany Merry were crowned 2016 King and Queen at last Friday night's game. Austin is the son of Scott and Fran Wieseman. Brittany is the daughter of Jay and Michelle Merry.Read more »

Unreeling Polk County’s Biography One Newspaper at a Time

Sep 28th, 2016
ERIN DICKEY - Over a century of Polk County's past can be found deep in the pages of newspapers. The original Facebook of homesteading Swedes, newspapers have held the task of keeping all informed of important information such as breaking news, market reports, big sales at the stores and who visited who on what day and what they snacked on. To this day, 'From the Files', holds the spot as one of the most popular column spaces of the Polk County News and undoubtedly produces never-ending responses such as: Oh, I remember that! and When did I get old enough to have my name printed in the Thirty Years Ago section? ... Read more »

40 Years of Giving; Res-Q-Shoppe to Celebrate Throughout October

Sep 28th, 2016
ERIN DICKEY - For the past 40 years, the Res-Q-Shoppe, has made an impact in the community of Stromsburg, Nebraska, and in the individuals who call it home and travel through it. Grounded on the simple-yet-powerful principal, found in Luke 3:11, "Anyone who has two shirts should share with the one who has none, and anyone who has food should do the same," the Res-Q-Shoppe continues to recycle, rescue, revive and offer relief one donation, one dollar at a time. ... Read more »