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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CCDC Awards Pair of Public Safety Grants

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In the September 11th board meeting for the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), Clarke County Emergency Management’s Byron Jimmerson was informed that two CCDC grants applied for in August had been approved. The grant money was in response to requests made by Jimmerson for funding of additional

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New Clarke Bus Barn Reaches Completion

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In April, the county voted on and passed a much-needed bond to help the Clarke Community School District make updates throughout the district. By the end of September, the first phase of the renovations and additions will be completed with the new Clarke Community Schools Bus Barn.

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CCDC Awards Final $150,000 Pledge to Clarke County Hospital

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In 2015, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) Board committed to a $500,000 matching grant to Clarke County Hospital in support of the expansion efforts at the hospital. To be distributed in annual payments over five years (2015 – 2020), the grant helped kick off the $24

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American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Wall Coming to Lakeside Hotel & Casino

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Veterans and active members of America’s armed services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty, how far will you travel to honor their contribution? The American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Wall will visit Lakeside Hotel & Casino from September 26

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Clarke County Hospital Extends Hours for Mammogram Appointments

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Now through September 13th, Osceola’s Clarke County Hospital has extended their operating hours giving patients more time and availability to schedule mammograms. According to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: Mammography is good at finding breast cancer, especially in women ages 50 and older. Overall, the

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Grant Moves Clay Street Park Project into Major Fundraising Stage

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For over five years, the City of Osceola has been developing their Safe Routes to School program as well as making extensive updates to the area’s trail systems to provide healthier activity options and easier access to schools, parks, and the best the City has to offer.

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Special Veteran Honors Kick Off Sports Betting at Osceola’s Lakeside Casino

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Joe Reynolds and his wife Francelya have been fixtures in Osceola, Iowa for well over 50 years. From Joe’s early years as Postmaster and his involvement with the Clarke County VFW Chapter, to the couple’s weekly Lakeside visits and social engagements – they are related to a

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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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August 6th Special Vote on Clarke County Supervisors – Options and Information

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NOTICE:  In the Osceola Sentinel’s print version of this feature, it was inadvertently stated that “Plan 2” would remove the requirement for the representative to live in the district for which they represent. That was a misstatement and has been retracted from this posting. The information in

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Osceola Manufacturing Interns See a Bright Future

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When it comes to helping a community grow, the future choices of its young workforce and their families makes a big difference. At Wednesday’s CEO Luncheon, sponsored by the Clarke County Development Corporation, over 35 professionals, including Paul Dunnwald from Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research

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Clarke Industrial Tech Advisory Board Members Team Up To Support Backpack Program

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Members from the Clarke Industrial Tech Advisory Board have joined forces with the United Methodist Church in Osceola to help students in Clarke County get off on the right foot this school year. For the last seventeen years, the United Methodist Church has been running a program

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Call To Action: Clarke County Health Needs Assessment Survey

How can you help Clarke County get and stay more healthy? The walking paths, bike sharing program, health and wellness classes and activities available to the community have made a tremendous impact on where Clarke County and Osceola ranks for health in the state (improving from 98th

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Mayberry’s Coffee House Awarded Sub-State Grant and Qualifies for State Final

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Mayberry’s Coffee House & Eatery in Osceola, Iowa, was one of five statewide finalists of the Open 4 Business Grant program, winning a grant for expansion, revitalization, and community growth. After submitting a video and application, Mayberry’s was selected out of twenty-two candidates from across the state,

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Osceola 4th of July Celebrations Need Your Help

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Osceola has long been known as host of one of the biggest and best Independence Day celebrations in Iowa. With over three days of festivities, next week’s celebrations are gearing up to be some of Osceola’s grandest yet. But Osceola Chamber Main Street is looking for a

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