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  • Clarke Community Schools Closure Update March 25, 2020
    In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superintendent, wanted to reach out to the public to provide a brief update on what the school is doing for the students and families affected by the shutdown. Adhering to the Governor Reynolds’ statewide request, the Clarke Community School District […]
  • Roger Archer recognized by KHI Solutions as a Partner in Excellence March 25, 2020
    Roger Archer is being recognized by KHI Solutions for the 2019 Partners in Excellence Grow your Business and Diamond Level Achievement Awards. These awards acknowledge the expertise and sales experience Archer uses to find the right products to fit the individual needs of his clients. KHI will present these awards to the top 10% and 5% of their agents based […]
  • SCICAP utility and food pantry assistance available March 25, 2020
    The SCICAP Clarke County Outreach Office is ready to provide utility and food pantry assistance without needing in-person appointments with the lobby/waiting area being closed due to COVID-19. All area residents with incomes at 175 percent of poverty guidelines are encouraged to apply for utility assistance. For example, a family of four can earn $3,756 mont […]
  • Local agency offers modern approach to mental health services amidst COVID-19 March 25, 2020
    Crossroads Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) is dedicated to continuing to serve the local communities with mental health & addiction resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.They are taking all the necessary precautions as an agency to ensure the safety of their clients and staff. Crossroads asks if you or someone you have been in contact with […]
  • Alliant Energy donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts March 25, 2020
    CEDAR RAPIDS – Alliant Energy (NASDAQ: LNT) is donating $100,000 to the coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts in Iowa and Wisconsin through its foundation. The immediate support will benefit non-profit organizations and directly assist community needs in response to the crisis. These efforts support Alliant Energy’s core value of safety and assures the well- […]
  • Keep on Trucking – Iowa’s Trucking Industry Providing Valuable Services March 25, 2020
    DES MOINES – As the coronavirus pandemic invokes fear and continues to be a very serious threat to public health, Iowa’s trucking industry continues to step up and provide valuable assistance. Professional truck drivers are working around the clock to keep the shelves stocked and restocked. There is plenty of food, water, medicine, fuel and yes, even toilet […]
  • COVID-19: EveryStep’s preparation, prevention and practices March 25, 2020
    EveryStep’s top priority is the safety and health of its employees, volunteers and the people in our care. EveryStep stands beside the people we serve, and we are taking steps to ensure our programscontinue to offer care and support to our patients, clients and their families throughout the COVID-19 crisis. A dedicated webpage, https://www.everystep.org/abou […]
  • College news March 25, 2020
    Des Moines Area Community College The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Foundation has announced the recipients of Foundation Scholarships for the Spring Semester. • Sarah Jane Davis, of Osceola - $500 DMACC Foundation Scholarship • Samantha Parmer, of New Virginia - $500 DMACC Foundation Scholarship All Iowa Academic Team • Angel Nunez Torres, of Os […]
  • Clarke, Murray Grab ‘N Go Meals March 25, 2020
    With Iowa school’s being closed for four weeks after Governor Kim Reynolds recommendation many citizens were concerned where some school aged children would get proper meals. Many area students are on free and reduced meals through the school systems because they come from low income homes. The sudden prospect of 10 meals a week that would have been eaten at […]
  • Emergency Proclamation 2020-1 March 25, 2020
    WHEREAS, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to the public health and safety of the City of Osceola, Iowa, as outlined by the Center for Disease Control ("CDC"); and WHEREAS, the Iowa Department of Public Health ("IDPH") has now determined that community spread of COVID-19 has occurred in the State of Iowa; and WHEREAS, the President of the U […]
  • A different kind of lesson March 23, 2020
    As Italy becomes the the new epicenter of the global pandemic caused by the outbreak of COVID-19, a novel coronavirus, two students – an Italian citizen attending Southwestern Community College and a Lenox student on an high school exchange program living abroad in Italy – are learning through experience that steps to self-isolate need to be put in place ear […]
  • COVID-19 cases jump to 90 in Iowa Sunday March 22, 2020
    DES MOINES – As of Sunday evening, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has been notified of 22 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19, for a total of 90 positive cases in the state. There have been 1,215 negative tests conducted at the State Hygienic Lab to date. According to IDPH, the locations and age ranges of the 22 individuals include […]
  • Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Iowa jumps from 45 to 68 March 21, 2020
    The Iowa Department of Public reports, that as of mid-day today (Saturday), there are 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19 spread across the State, with the majority in Johnson and Polk Counties. The IDPH says to date, there have been 1,049 negative tests conducted at the State Hygienic Lab. The ages of those affected are as follows: Child (age 0-17): 1 Adult (age […]
  • Officials: Dental student is first U of Iowa COVID-19 case March 20, 2020
    IOWA CITY (AP) — A dental student is the first COVID-19 case reported on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, officials said. A patient seen by the student when the student was symptomatic has been notified, university officials said, as have other students with whom he came in contact. The dentistry student doesn’t live in any residence hall and is i […]
  • Osceola Police Department shares concerns and hope in the face of COVID-19 March 18, 2020
    All of us know that we are in middle of a new page in modern history and memory. That said, it is a page that will be written then turned. We as a society and a community will endure what is before us, come through and go on as we always have. Your first responders, Osceola Police, Clarke County Sheriff, all of the fire departments, Clarke County Ambulance, […]

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