Affinity Gaming’s Lakeside Hotel Casino Announces Casino Reopening

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Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, today announced that it will have a soft reopening to invited guests June 1 – 2, 2020 and will open to the general public on June 3, 2020 at 10AM. When the Lakeside Hotel Casino opens there will be increased

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OCMS, Osceola Foods & 4th Of July Fireworks – The Show Must Go On!

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As the Governor moves the state to re-open, many scheduled events are still feeling the impact of social distancing and the COVID-19 crisis. Many budgets have become stressed from months of inactivity, dwindling sponsorships, or fear of a secondary surge. So, when Osceola Chamber Main Street announced

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Kading Supports Osceola with 50 Free Meals to its Residents

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Even as Iowa re-opens, people remain cautious and local businesses—especially locally-owned restaurants—remain challenged.  With 190 front doors in Osceola, family-owned Kading Property Management is helping many residents, helping a local restaurant, and encouraging other businesses to lend a hand. Beginning Tuesday, May 19, Kading will pay for

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Osceola Food Sponsors Local Graduation Recognition Poster Project

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Osceola Food, LLC announced today that it sponsored a Clarke High School Graduation recognition poster project. “We know that seniors around the country are not getting to experience some of the traditions that go with it, like prom and a graduation ceremony,” said John Hoag, Osceola Food

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Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Clarke County

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(OSCEOLA, IA – MAY 11, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. This is a total of 8 cases in Clarke County and 2 people have fully recovered. All of the

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What if I Think I Have COVID-19?

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(OSCEOLA, IA – MAY 8, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. COVID-19 is a new virus and many Clarke County residents aren’t sure how to know if they have been

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As COVID-19 Case Count Rise in Iowa, Clarke County Residents Asked to Continue Prevention Efforts

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The Clarke County Public Health Department thanks residents who are taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 1 additional case of COVID-19 in the county. As of today,

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How Clarke County Manufacturers are Protecting Their Workforce from COVID-19

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Effective May 1st, in 77 Iowa counties, including Clarke, businesses have been given the green light to open their doors after weeks of silence. Restaurants, fitness centers, libraries, retail shops and more will be opening with some restrictions, and that’s certainly a sign of hope for those

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Clarke Schools Celebrates A Special Teachers’ and Nurses’ Week

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Teachers’ week is upon us. In normal times this would, of course, be celebrated with well-wishes and messages of thanks for all of the educators who support and inspire the community. This year, though, the scenario is different. Steve Seid, Clarke Schools’ Superintendent, wanted to make a

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Osceola Volunteer Fire Department Receives State approval to operate Basic Life Support Ambulance

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The Osceola Fire Department received notification that they are cleared by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services to operate a basic life support ambulance. The Fire Department ambulance will run as a backup and support to Clarke County Ambulance Offering additional

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Clarke County Public Health to Residents: Together We’re Stronger

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-19 in the county. The person is an older adult and they are currently isolated. The Clarke County Public Health Department reminds residents that although they are spending more

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Clarke County Hospital Receives Grant From Clarke Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up

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Clarke County Hospital (CCH) received a grant award of $5,000 from Clarke Electric Cooperative (CEC) on Thursday, April 23, 2020.  The funding came from CEC’s Operation Round up, a charitable giving program that receives donations from CEC customers when they approve to have their bill “rounded-up” to

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Clarke Community Schools – Closure Updates April 20,2020

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With the recent announcement from Governor Reynolds concerning the closing of Iowa schools, effectively ending the 2019-2020 school year, Clarke Community Schools Superintendent Steve Seid put together the following, personal message to all Clarke students and families. You can watch the video from Mr. Seid below: In

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CCH Receives State-of-the-Art Equipment

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Infection Prevention Clarke County Hospital has received a state-of-the-art ultra-violet disinfection machine called the TRU-D. The Hospitals Environmental Services staff received training on the unit this week. The TRU-D is automated (does not require a human presence), and will be used to disinfect exam rooms and other

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Educators and Businesses Come Together To Help Clarke County Heroes

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Challenging times have a way of bringing people together and the Clarke County community is no exception. The ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 has been causing massive shortages of essential supplies across the nation. The health care workers who are on the front line are having trouble securing

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