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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Special Veteran Honors Kick Off Sports Betting at Osceola’s Lakeside Casino

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Joe Reynolds and his wife Francelya have been fixtures in Osceola, Iowa for well over 50 years. From Joe’s early years as Postmaster and his involvement with the Clarke County VFW Chapter, to the couple’s weekly Lakeside visits and social engagements – they are related to a

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Clarke Schools Ushers in New Year with New Administrators, Fresh Perspective

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Clarke Schools is ready for the new school year and is excited about the positive changes on the horizon. To help usher in those changes, there are some new faces in the district that will help Clarke continue to address changing needs. Lindsay Rains comes to Clarke

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Celebrating 50 Years of Building for A Strong Clarke Future

Clarke County Development Corporation 50th Anniversary

Sunday evening, the event center at Lakeside Resort and Casino was the location of a gathering to celebrate the milestones made by the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) over the last 50 years.  With CCDC board members – past and present – local leadership, regional business owners,

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August 6th Special Vote on Clarke County Supervisors – Options and Information

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NOTICE:  In the Osceola Sentinel’s print version of this feature, it was inadvertently stated that “Plan 2” would remove the requirement for the representative to live in the district for which they represent. That was a misstatement and has been retracted from this posting. The information in

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Osceola Manufacturing Interns See a Bright Future

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When it comes to helping a community grow, the future choices of its young workforce and their families makes a big difference. At Wednesday’s CEO Luncheon, sponsored by the Clarke County Development Corporation, over 35 professionals, including Paul Dunnwald from Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research

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Clarke Industrial Tech Advisory Board Members Team Up To Support Backpack Program

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Members from the Clarke Industrial Tech Advisory Board have joined forces with the United Methodist Church in Osceola to help students in Clarke County get off on the right foot this school year. For the last seventeen years, the United Methodist Church has been running a program

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Call To Action: Clarke County Health Needs Assessment Survey

How can you help Clarke County get and stay more healthy? The walking paths, bike sharing program, health and wellness classes and activities available to the community have made a tremendous impact on where Clarke County and Osceola ranks for health in the state (improving from 98th

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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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Emergency Management Receives Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant

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The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency received notification that they are the recipient of a Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant. The Agency requested funding for a Polaris Ranger with a Rescue skid valued up to $22,296.84. The Agency requested this equipment as we are a very

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Clarke County Hospital Acquires UnityPoint Clinic to Meet Growing Demand

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Starting Monday, July 1st, the UnityPoint Clinic will become the Clarke County Clinic as a department of the Clarke County Hospital. With expanded hours and additional providers, this move will ensure long-term viability of the clinic, and create an opportunity to expand access to care for the

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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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Summer at Clarke Schools Doesn’t Mean Vacation For Everyone

Clarke Community Schools Activity Updates

Ah, yes, the final days of the 2018-19 school year have come and gone. It’s summer and kids are home with weeks of relaxation ahead of them. But that isn’t the case for the administration and many staff at Clarke Community Schools. While the students’ school year

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CCRC Moves to Final Stages with Reservoir Project Finish Line In Sight

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After decades of planning, studies, and hard work, the Clarke County Reservoir project is on schedule and ready to move on to its next phase. In the mid 1990s, a study was commissioned to evaluate the viability of a new, larger reservoir to meet the growing needs

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Monday Night Free Swim with Fern Kicks Off June 17th

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School is out, the weather is warming up, and it’s time to get out and enjoy the summer. What better way to spend fun quality time with your family and friends then to join them at the Fern Underwood Family Aquatic Center on Mondays? Started back in

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