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Osage, Iowa (U.S.)

Mitchell County

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[Flag of Osage, Iowa] image located by Valentin Poposki, 18 December 2007

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Description of the flag

Osage is a city in Mitchell County, Iowa, United States. The population was 3,451 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Mitchell County.

The "common" flag is almost identical in design to the sesquicentennial flag, most certainly by the same author and probably adopted in the same time.
Valentin Poposki, 18 December 2007

Flag is a vertical tricolor, green, tan (white??), black, with three colored maple leaves, yellow, orange and green, falling, a red ribbon stating "Est. 1856" and the city name in the lower green stripe. The slogan "City of Maples" in the upper black stripe.

Sesquicentennial flag

[Flag of Osage, Iowa] image located by Valentin Poposki, 7 July 2006

Vertical tricolour, green-white-black, over which is a red ribbon bearing 150 Years 1856-2006 and three maple leaves in yellow, orange and green. In the upper fly "The City of Maples"; in the lower hoist, "Osage, Iowa SESQUICENTENNIAL".

About the flag:

"Sesquicentennial flag to fly in Osage Posted June 28, 2006

Congratulations go out to Carole Luse of Osage for creating the winning design for the official Osage Sesquicentennial Flag. Her entry, pictured here, won first place, while Jaceil Giselson's placed second and Tiare Chanel took third.

The Sesquicentennial Committee sponsored the flag design contest starting in the fall of 2004. All entries were submitted to the Osage Chamber, and the top three entries were posted in the conference room of Osage City Hall. The winners were selected by the Sesquicentennial Committee with Dea Shoars as the individual chair of the flag contest."
Valentin Poposki, 7 July 2006