CCDC and Community Leaders Encourage Involvement in Comprehensive Planning

The CCDC, the City of Osceola, local businesses and developers met in a day-long planning session to discuss future comprehensive development strategies for Osceola and Clarke County. Some interesting takeaways came from it. Click through to the feature for details and how you can participate in the comprehensive planning!

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CROSS Ministries Expanding Facilities with CCDC Grant

C.R.O.S.S. Ministries is looking to expand its operations to offer additional opportunities for the public to be involved. The grant they received from CCDC for a new building is opening new opportunities for the community to get involved.

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Workforce Regional Training Center in Osceola, Iowa

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Workforce Training Center in Osceola, Iowa
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Clarke County Development Corporation, Osceola, Iowa, to support construction of a workforce training center in Osceola.

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Clarke County Historical Museum and Society Receives $500 Donation from CCDC

The Clarke County Historical Museum is a 10 acre campus located at 1030 S Main street, just south of the 4-corners on Hwy 69. The museum is full of treasures from days gone by. The contents range from beautiful stain glassed windows from the Methodist church to a Civil War era wedding dress. Walking through the doors it is easy to see that Clarke County has a rich history. There is something there for everyone.

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LABORSHED STUDY TO BE CONDUCTED IN OSCEOLA

Every year Iowa Workforce Development conducts Laborshed studies across the State. The purpose of this Laborshed study is to measure the availability and characteristics of Osceola area workers. The Surveys are being mailed to Clarke County residents.

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Revelton Distilling Company Puts Osceola on a Larger Geographic Stage

The beautiful copper roofs and 33 foot tall still of the Revelton Distilling Company catch the eye of travelers exiting Interstate 35 in Osceola. The exterior beauty of the building is the first indication that this place is something special. Revelton is putting Clarke County on the national and global stage. One look inside the property confirms that the Revelton Distilling Company is indeed special.

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CCDC Awards $50,000 for New Infinity Health Dental Clinic

Infinity Health’s mission is to help the communities in which they serve meet their healthcare needs. The shortage of dental professionals in the area dictated the move to add dental care.

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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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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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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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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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New Training Center Proposed for Osceola

Local businesses and manufacturing companies have spoken. Workforce development is needed to meet their growing needs. As more skilled employees are needed, additional workforce needs have come to the surface. Clarke County Development (CCDC), in collaboration with Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), Southwestern Community College (SWCC)

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CCRC Takes Critical Steps for Reservoir Project Completion

Clarke county reservoir update

Over the last several months, the Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC) has taken several additional actions in implementing a new water supply reservoir.  The Commission entered into an agreement with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that could lead to significant federal funding for construction, took

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