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

town hall meeting on osceola iowa water supply crisis

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

special Town Hall Meeting about Osceola's drought and water emergency

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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Murray Emergency Vehicle Finally Delivered with Help of 2020 CCDC Grant

Murray Volunteer Fire Department

After more than three years, the Murray Fire Department has their new emergency vehicle! After receiving a 2020 CCDC Pillars grant for more than $50K, the process of building and acquiring the equipment for the new vehicle was stalled out by COVID and increasing materials costs.

Click through to read about the long journey for the Murray Fire Department and how the new Emergency Vehicle will help to serve an expanding south-central Iowa community …

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CEO Luncheon Focuses on Workforce Development, Tech Integration

IEDA CEO Debi Durham speaks at the Clarke County Development Corporation annual CEO Luncheon

For the first time since the pandemic, the Clarke County Development Corporation held their annual CEO Luncheon. With a LOT to catch up on and special guest speaker Debi Durham from IEDA and Iowa Finance Authority, it was an afternoon filled with great insight for the future of the community.

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Excitement Grows as Osceola Hotel Sees New Life

Postcard of Osceola’s Hotel Garner from 1954

It’s been a fixture on the Osceola square since the late 1800’s. From elegant hotel to community gathering place and host of a number of local businesses, the larger-than-life building that dominates the southwest corner of Osceola’s city square is starting to see new life – life

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Arbor Valley Lake at 20 – Celebrating Lake Life and a Focus on the Future

boating on arbor valley lake in osceola iowa

Arbor Valley Lake celebrates 20-years this year! the team that dreamed of the wonders of “Lake Life” in Osceola, Iowa came together to help celebrate and tell the story of the lake’s development and what it means to the community. … click through to read the full story!

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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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CCDC Gives Local Non Profits the Opportunity to Receive $5000

Clarke COunty Community Devleopment Forum Non Profit iowa

(OSCEOLA, IA-  September 30,2022) As 2022 winds down, the Clarke County Development Corporation would like to invite you to a very special event. They want to celebrate the successes of all Clarke County’s non-profit organizations and the work they have done in 2022. CCDC also wants to

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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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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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