Development Corporation Tops 2023 Goals – Looks Forward to 2024

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In 2023, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) saw many long-term projects come to fruition. Additional workforce housing and amenities were topped the list.

Click through to read about the progress and what they have planned for 2024 and beyond…

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State of Osceola’s Water – Town Hall Follow-up

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The team at Osceola Water Works would to thank everyone who participated in the State of Osceola’s Water Town Hall meeting on the 26th. There were a lot of great discussions and action items developed or reinforced from the event. Overall, it was a success and shows how the community can come together to discuss these issues.

In the most recent post, the Osceola Water Works team put together a summary of the meeting and the top action items taken from the evening’s conversations. They’ve also included the full, 2-hour video of the meeting for anyone who has missed it or would like to watch it again.

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Special Event – Town Hall Discussion – State of Osceola’s Water

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The Osceola Water Works Team is bringing city officials and those who know the most current conditions of Osceola’s water supply together to have an open “Town Hall Discussion ” on the state of Osceola’s water. The special event information – Location, time, topic details, etc. – is in the recent post…

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June 30th – New Truck Show & Tractor Pull Coming to Osceola’s Clarke County Fairgrounds

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Can you hear the engines roar? Well, wait until June 30th… The JunctionTown Showdown, a new tractor pull and truck show event for the whole family, will take place at the Clarke County fairgrounds in Osceola Iowa. Event details and more on how you can see and participate are all in the latest feature…

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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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American Legion Loans Medical Equipment to Those in Need

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(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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Students and Industry Collaborate to Create Bike Repair Stations

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(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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