American Legion Loans Medical Equipment to Those in Need

Osceola American Legion Hall

(OSCEOLA, IA June 22, 2022) The Davis-Pence American Legion Post #69 in Osceola is providing a needed service to Clarke County veterans. The veterans that are members of the Davis-Pence American Legion post 69 in Osceola are hard at work providing medical equipment to local area people

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Tuesday Nights In The Park Begin June 7th

Thursday Night in the Park has been moved to Tuesday Night!  Come join us for a family friendly fun night on Tuesdays! Tuesday Nights in the Park will kick off on June 7th with Meet Your OCMS Members Night! The night includes food, entertainment, prizes, games and

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Osceola Home to Iowa’s Newest Certified Site

Osceola Home to Iowa’s Newest Certified Site  May 25, 2022 – (Des Moines) Today, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced that the E. Eddy Saylor Industrial Park in Osceola is the latest industrial site to achieve certification through the Iowa Certified Sites program. The site joins

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Students and Industry Collaborate to Create Bike Repair Stations

Student fabricating bike repair station

(OSCEOLA, IA May, 2, 2022) Clarke Community Schools’ students use their skills to design and manufacture bicycle repair stations in Osceola, Iowa. The students of the Clarke Community High School welding class is working with local manufacturers to create bicycle repair stations on the different trails around

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The 1st round of Lakeside Hotel Casino renovations is now complete, including the addition of Lakeside’s fully owned DRF Sportsbook.

(OSCEOLA, IA – March 31, 2022) Lakeside Hotel Casino recently underwent $4,000,000 in property enhancements including the introduction of DRF Sportsbook. If you haven’t been to Lakeside Hotel Casino in a while, it is time to make your return. Recent changes to the facility have brought not

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Better Choices Better Health Free Workshop

April 4, 2022 Better Choices, Better Health Clarke County Hospital (CCH) and Clarke County Public Health (CCPH) are sponsoring a free “Better Choices, Better Health” workshop beginning in May. Leah Reed (CCH) and Heather Buckingham (CCPH) will teach the chronic disease self-management class every Friday for six

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Clarke County Awarded $100,000 Grant

Improved communication is coming to Clarke County essential services thanks to a grant from Clarke County Development Corp (CCDC). CCDC has awarded $100,000 towards the counties efforts to update their current emergency radio system. The CCDC funding was leveraged with $652,666 in federal funding from the American

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Clarke County Awarded $100,000 Grant

Improved communication is coming to Clarke County essential services thanks to a grant from Clarke County Development Corp (CCDC). CCDC has awarded $100,000 towards the counties efforts to update their current emergency radio system. The CCDC funding was leveraged with $652,666 in federal funding from the American

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Clarke County Hospital Honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health  as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

February 10, 2022 – Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, IA, today announced it has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this 12th annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on

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SBDC is Open for Business

(OSCEOLA, IA – February 3, 2022) The Small Business Development Center is here to help. Clarke County Development Corp, in association with Southwestern Community College and eight other counties, provides services through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to both existing and potential businesses. Jamie David is

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Osceola Is On The Right Trail

Osceola is on the right trail… The City of Osceola has taken big leaps in the last few years to improve recreational opportunities for the community. One of the most notable changes to the landscape has been the increase in the number of walking trails.  The trails

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Dog Park Coming to Osceola

(OSCEOLA, IA – December 1, 2021) The City of Osceola is excited about a new park coming to town…a dog park. The dog park is under construction. It will be located at 801 E McLane Street and will eventually have a connection to the East Lake Trail.

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Changes for the Clarke County Fairgrounds Events Center Property

(OSCEOLA, IA – November 15, 2021) The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is hard at work on one of its goals…to help make Clarke County a great place to live, work and play. Improvements to community facilities is one way CCDC works towards this goal. Recently, during

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You Just Can’t Ignore Osceola, Iowa

(OSCEOLA, IA – NOVEMBER 9, 2021) It’s well known that rural Iowa takes the brunt of many economic downturns. From business closures due to staff shortages to unpredictable battles like a pandemic, rural areas seem to suffer worse than their metro counterparts. Over the past decade, though,

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