Grant Moves Clay Street Park Project into Major Fundraising Stage

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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.

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Dedication of Henry Crossing Emphasizes Need for Back-to-School Safety Awareness

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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

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Mayberry’s Coffee House Awarded Sub-State Grant and Qualifies for State Final

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Mayberry’s Coffee House & Eatery in Osceola, Iowa, was one of five statewide finalists of the Open 4 Business Grant program, winning a grant for expansion, revitalization, and community growth. After submitting a video and application, Mayberry’s was selected out of twenty-two candidates from across the state,

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Osceola 4th of July Celebrations Need Your Help

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Osceola has long been known as host of one of the biggest and best Independence Day celebrations in Iowa. With over three days of festivities, next week’s celebrations are gearing up to be some of Osceola’s grandest yet. But Osceola Chamber Main Street is looking for a

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Lights, Camera, OSCEOLA – A Wheel of a Good Time!

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When you say Pat and Vanna, most people know exactly what you’re talking about – America’s Game®, Wheel of Fortune!  And while Pat and Vanna weren’t there, Osceola’s Lakeside Casino was the location of the latest Wheelmobile stop for auditions for the popular T.V. Gameshow. After months

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Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

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Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. Families are looking to build new homes, developers are looking for prime real estate, and contractors are itching to get back in the field after a long, hard winter. As part of an

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New Osceola City Hall Intern Shines Bright

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The City of Osceola is helping to grow the next generation of leaders through their internship program at City Hall and have found a prime candidate in Diana Sagastizado. With a passion for politics and current events, Clarke Schools senior Diana jumped at the chance to be

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Stream Osceola’s City Council Meetings Live from Your Home Computer

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Osceola City Council and local officials have been working on implementing the technology needed for the streaming of City Council meetings through the City’s Web site for over a year. With the assistance of Terry Taylor and his team from Communications Solutions, a camera with audio support

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Osceola & CCDC Work With Developers to Meet Growing Housing Demand

Osceola has heard the call for affordable, available housing options. The City of Osceola has partnered with Clarke County Development Corporation to meet the needs of the growing Clarke County community. Join Kading Properties at a ribbon cutting event to unveil the brand-new houses available in the

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Eckels takes over as new OCMS Executive Director

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Osceola Chamber Main Street has been in search of a new director over the summer and has recently hired Ashleigh Eckels for the job. Eckels, 27, is from Murray and an ISU graduate. She has a degree in event management, which is a great background for her

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Clarke County Manufacturing Interns Welcomed Through CCDC / City CEO Luncheon Event

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Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa businesses have a long history of welcoming college students into their operations as interns and this year is no different. Coming from all around the Midwest, the latest influx of interns were welcomed to Osceola during the CCDC’s monthly CEO Luncheon on

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Osceola attorney wins The Iowa State Bar Association’s President’s Award

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Elisabeth Reynoldson, an attorney at Reynoldson & Van Werden LLP in Osceola, was presented The Iowa State Bar Association’s President’s Award on Wednesday, June 20 at the ISBA’s Annual Awards Gala. A University of Iowa College of Law graduate, Reynoldson passed the bar in 1992 and has

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Be on the Lookout. ‘Tis The Season for Criminal Currency

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The city of Osceola benefits greatly from being positioned at the junction of I35, Highway 34 and a bustling commuter and industrial railway. It allows exposure to travelers stopping by for gas, a bite to eat or to take advantage of any of the great Osceola amenities.

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New Osceola Wastewater Plant Kicks Off With City Council Budget Approval

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In the March 20th Osceola City Council meeting, the budget for 2018-2019 was presented and approved by a vote of the City Council. Within that budget was the first phase estimated cost for the design and development of Osceola’s new wastewater plant slated to begin construction in

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Osceola Volunteer Fire Department in Recruitment Campaign

The Osceola Volunteer Fire Department is currently undergoing a transformation. The OVFD is a 100% volunteer fire department providing 24-hour 365 day a year fire and rescue protection to the district. Osceola’s district is comprised of about 6,500 people, Interstate 35, two major highways, railway, school district,

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