Central Iowa Builder Locks In On Osceola Free Land Promotion

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Since its initial announcement, the “Free Land” builders’ incentive program through the City of Osceola and Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has gained a lot of attention.  Much of the local conversations centered around land values vs. tax abatements as well as the impact on other programs

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Clarke County Life Special Feature – Ms. Fern Undewood

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As a part of Clarke County Life and the efforts being made through our weekly publication, ClarkeCountyLife.com, the administrators decided to seek out special feature commentary from locals whom have unique perspectives on Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa. From young to old, the Clarke county community has

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Osceola, Iowa’s Paul Mueller Company Recognized For Local Jobs

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Osceola, Iowa’s Paul Mueller Company was honored Tuesday at the annual business and community dinner hosted by Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and Osceola Chamber Main Street.  The award recognized Mueller for job creation and retention as well as their long-standing relationship with the city of Osceola,

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FINAL DAY – Get Your Tickets for CCDC / OCMS Annual Dinner 2017

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Today is the final day to purchase tickets for the Clarke County Development Corporation and Osceola Chamber Main Street’s Annual Dinner. Come celebrate a great 2016 with local businesses and leadership and learn what 2017 has in store for the community! The dinner and celebration is Tuesday,

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Looking Ahead – 2017 Resolutions for CCDC and Community Leaders

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It’s a new year! We fully expect that, like us, you’ve all made your New Year Resolutions. For many, the promises we make – eat healthier, get more exercise, finish a college course – are promises we make to ourselves. But, think of the resolutions the City

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CCDC “Free Land” Builders Incentive Program Receives Big Response

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Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) announced at the end of 2016 plans for an aggressive builders incentive program geared at gaining the interest of builders and developers throughout the Midwest to build in Osceola and Clarke County. The builders incentive focuses on providing land with a zero-cost

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SICOG Revolving Loan Fund Helps Build Business in Clarke County

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The Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG) offers a revolving loan fund to assist businesses with financing necessary to retain or create jobs.  Established with grant funds from the US Economic Development Administration, this RLF was established in 1987 primarily directed toward industrial businesses to help existing,

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Free Land & Incentives for Builders Looking to Develop in Osceola, Iowa

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As part of a new housing development initiative, Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects as well as reimbursements on interest for construction loans for a 12-month period. The CCDC launched the Zero-Cost

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We’re Checking “The Pulse” of Clarke County

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Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is constantly striving to build a better place for the citizens they serve. Whether it’s finding industry to support the community or helping bring healthier and safer recreation solutions for local families, the CCDC wants the very best for the community. That’s

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Public Hearing on Clarke County Reservoir Wednesday, October 26th

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The Clarke County Reservoir Commission is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30p.m at the Clarke County Fairgrounds. The public is invited to the open hearing to learn more about the project and its goals for serving Clarke County and the surrounding communities. According

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2016 Clarke County Election Candidate Forum

Monday, October 17th, you’re invited to the Clarke County Election Candidate Forum held at the Lyric Theater in Osceola, Iowa. Starting at 4:00pm with a 15 minute “Meet-n-Greet” the forum will cover questions and answers from candidates for the following positions (listed with all candidates): Supervisor District II:

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Business Development Opportunities Abound in Osceola

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Osceola is quickly becoming the destination city for new families, travelers and businesses in Southern Iowa. As a growing community, this Clarke County city is an ideal location with business development opportunities for new and expanding companies to lay a foundation. The E. Eddy Saylor Industrial Park

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Funding a Tribute to Our Soldiers – Clarke County Freedom Rock

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Have you heard of Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II?  How about the Freedom Rock?  For the last decade or so, Sorensen has been traveling from Iowa county to Iowa county painting beautiful murals on giant boulders as a way to honor our veterans for their military service.  His

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Aug. 1st – Time For Osceola to Celebrate Down at The Depot!

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COME CELEBRATE OSCEOLA’S RESTORED LANDMARK WITH A RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY AND SNACKS! Monday, August 1st, 2016, at 6:00pm, there is a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to mark the official opening of the renovated Osceola Train Depot. We want you, your family, friends, neighbors, and business associates to join us for

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