Collaborative Building Efforts Support Students, Community Growth

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In partnerships with the City of Osceola, SWCC, CCDC, local contractors and more, Students at Clarke Community School are participating in a renewed Building Trades program. With projects on campus as well an exciting new home just off Osceola’s historic square, the students are gaining real-life experience.

Check out the latest update for a fun video and more information about the program…

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Osceola Receives over $250,000 from IEDA Community Development Block Grant Housing Sustainability Award

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On September 15th, the city of Osceola was notified by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) that they were the latest recipient of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for $252,200. The CDBG program is a Federally Funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

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Clarke County Prepares for Housing Boom and Continued Growth

The Clarke County Development Corporation recently published its updated Economic Dashboard showing the year-to-year economic changes for Clarke County and Osceola. From population numbers to employment and taxable retail sales, the dashboard offers a snapshot of the progress being seen in the area – by the numbers.

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CCDC “Free Land” Builders Incentive Program Receives Big Response

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Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) announced at the end of 2016 plans for an aggressive builders incentive program geared at gaining the interest of builders and developers throughout the Midwest to build in Osceola and Clarke County. The builders incentive focuses on providing land with a zero-cost

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