The iJag program that was implemented in the Clarke Community School district just last year has seen some spectacular results. With the support from local businesses and organizations, the fledgling startup program more than doubled their student enrollment and saw some spectacular results for program participants as well as those supporting businesses!
Check out the latest feature on how the new iJag program is inspiring local students to envision (and effectively pursue) brighter and more rewarding futures…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The Osceola Water Works Board is looking to the community to help with water conservation measures during the recent drought impacting all of Iowa. Click through to the most recent feature to read about the latest drought numbers as well as see drone video of the drought conditions at West Lake.Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Earlier this Summer, Infinity Health’s Dental Clinic relocated to Osceola’s historic square. With the help of a $50K Pillars Grant from the CCDC, the clinic is now offering dental care for those who may be under- or uninsured.
Click through to learn more about the Dental Clinic’s recent move and how its impacting dental care in the area …Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The Clarke Community School District continues to bring on new leadership for the 2023-24 school year. As elementary students prepare for their first days of the Fall semester, Mr. Cory Wenthe, will also be preparing for his first day with the district as Elementary Associate Principal.
Click through to learn more about Clarke Elementary’s latest addition and his vision for the 2023-24 school year…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The Osceola Water Works Board spent time in selecting their next representative on the board as well as new staff positions. ztheir goal was to properly represent the growing Hispanic community in Osceola.
Check out the latest additions to Osceola Water Works and welcome Sandra and Maria to the team!Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
In a special announcement made on August 18th, 2023, Clarke Community Schools’ Superintendent, Kurt DeVore, announced that the 2023-24 school-year start date for the district will be delayed.
Click through to read the full release from The District…
When you think of the Osceola Municipal Airport, you likely include Mr. Lyle Persels. On Saturday, August 19th there will be a “Fly-In” to celebrate Lyle and all he’s done for the community over his years with the airport.
Check out the latest Special Event update for full details on Saturday’s Fly-In event…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Just over the past handful of years, East Lake Park has undergone a facelift like no other recreational camping area in south central Iowa. Scott Kent, Director of Clarke County Conservation will be taking the next exciting development to the Clarke County Supervisors for a vote of support. The Education center is on the final stages for financial approval and community support will play a big part in making this development happen.
Click through to read how you can help make this Education Center become a reality for Clarke County and Osceola’s East Lake Park…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
In the July board meeting, the CCDC approved a discretionary grant for Murray Community Schools that helped in the purchase of more than $54,000 of new technology. Through the hard work of Jeanie Bower, Murray’s Technology Integrationist and the grant, Murray students and teachers will start the 2023-24 school year with new Chromebooks and classroom smart boards!
Check out the latest feature to learn more about the new Murray technology and the grant process that made is possible….Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Osceola Water Works board recently approved an increase the water conservation ordinance to Section 2, addressing ongoing drought conditions throughout the community. This ordinance means further conservation efforts will be required from all Osceola Water Works customers.
Click through to read more on the latest Water Works update and how it will affect your water usage…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Clarke County Hospital’s “Grow Your Own” initiative recently received some support and encouragement through a generous donation from The Telligen Group out of Des Moines. In partnership with SWCC, CCH developed the program to offer Health Occupations and Certified Nursing Assistant classes to CCSD students.
Click through to read about the recent donation…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
A recent EPA directive has started a research project by the team at Osceola Water Works, documenting lead water lines for future reduction. As data is gathered, strategies will be developed for the eventual replacement of lead water lines.
Click through to read more about the EPA’s request for research and how it is being handled by Osceola Water Works …Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The SWCC team has announced an updated schedule for their Open House for the Osceola Center. On Wednesday, August 2nd the Osceola Center will hold their 2023 Open House for those interested in learning more about the programs available at the center.
Click through to the most recent submission to learn more…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
As the new school year prepares to kick off, The Clarke Community School District will be under new leadership. Mr. DeVore, the new Clarke Superintendent, officially took the helm for the district in the first week of July and is already making big progress.
Being the first Clarke Superintendent to take up residence in the community in more than a decade, the signs of commitment and longevity have quickly been established.
Click through to the latest feature to read more…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Thursday night, at an open house at Revelton Distillery, local leadership and the community gathered to discuss and add more ideas for for the future development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The event was very well attended and many exciting ideas were exchanged.
Take a look at the latest feature for more on the ideas proposed as well as next steps for the plan…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →