City Opens Applications for up to $30,000 in Housing Rehabilitation Assistance

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Partnering with the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), The City of Osceola is opening the application process for the Owner-Occupied Housing Sustainability program. The program, developed to assist low-to-moderate income homeowners looking to make repairs to their homes, is

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NEW: May 15, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-6

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From Mayor Kedley: I am sincerely proud of how our community has stepped up to battle this invisible enemy! It’s not over yet and we must continue pushing forward for a safer tomorrow! I ask everyone to continue doing their part and leading where their strengths are.

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NEW: April 29, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-5

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From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city of Osceola, IA. I am strongly encouraging all citizens to continue to stay home

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NEW: April 04, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-4

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From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city of Osceola, IA. I am strongly encouraging all citizens to stay home except for

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City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-3

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From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city of Osceola, IA. See full proclamation below. ### In cooperation with national, state, and

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Clarke County Reservoir Project Starts Technical Design Phase

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The Clarke County Reservoir project continues to move forward, reaching the end of the acquisition phase and kicking off the draft design phase. With these steps in motion, the project stays on track for a completion date near the end of 2024. In October, the Clarke County

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Clarke Students Tour & Take In The Impact of Osceola Manufacturing

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October is National Manufacturer’s Month and high school students from Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke Community School district spent some time learning how their community is supported through local manufacturers. Companies like Miller Products, makers of pins and fasteners as well as international provider of CNC and Swiss CNC

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Celebrating 50 Years of Building for A Strong Clarke Future

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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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ClarkeCountyLife.com Top 5 Features of 2018

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Every year we get the honor to tell stories about businesses and organizations throughout Clarke County, Iowa that impact the community. From new housing developments to city planning and recreational improvements, 2018 had a plethora of amazing features. As a “Snapshot of 2018,” our editors looked through

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CCDC Provides Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

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Local organizations throughout Osceola and Clarke County look to the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) for grants and other assistance to make improvements that will benefit the communities they serve. These grants make a tremendous difference in Osceola and throughout the county in a variety of ways.

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Drone Program Coming to Clarke County

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The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency accepts its first grant from CCOPS for a public safety drone program. Clarke County Emergency Management has begun their fundraising efforts to acquire and implement a public safety unmanned aerial craft or drone. The $2000 CCOPS (Clarke County Organization or Philanthropic

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CCDC Grants Continue to Impact County and Community

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For over four decades The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has worked to foster local improvement projects and spur opportunities to create a warm and welcoming community for Clarke County, its businesses, and citizens. Over the past few months, with the help of considerable grant opportunities, the

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Looking Ahead – 2017 Resolutions for CCDC and Community Leaders

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It’s a new year! We fully expect that, like us, you’ve all made your New Year Resolutions. For many, the promises we make – eat healthier, get more exercise, finish a college course – are promises we make to ourselves. But, think of the resolutions the City

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Trustee Education Certification Offers Assurance for a Happy, Healthy Clarke County Hospital

While the physicians and staff at the hospital continue to provide outstanding care, Clarke County Hospital’s Board of Trustees, trustee certification, clarke county hospital, iowa hospital association

Clarke County Hospital has become one of the nation’s top-ranked rural emergency and patient care facilities. With recent renovations and expansions, Osceola and the surrounding communities will have the opportunity to experience services and efficiencies not offered in similar rural hospitals. While the physicians and staff at

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Osceola City Council Approves Special Vote for November

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At the September 6 Osceola City Council meeting, a petition was passed approving a special vote to change the term length of the position of mayor. At the City Council meeting held on September 6, a petition was presented to the Council asking for a special vote to change the

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