New Digital Updates Help Users Find Local Activities

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The latest updates to the Web site ClarkeCountyLife.com have been made to help users find Osceola and Clarke County’s local activities through a simple, mobile information portal. With the growth of the community and organized groups becoming more abundant, tracking and coordinating information for activities throughout the

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Don’t Miss Clarke FAMILY NIGHT Tuesday, November 13th

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Since the start of the 2018-19 school year, Clarke School District has been hosting Family Nights for Clarke Students and their families. On the second Tuesday of each month organizers work to provide an evening where families can come together at the school to join in community,

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Clarke’s Industrial Arts Sparks Brilliance in First Annual Welding Competition

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While the Clarke School District schedule called for a day off for students and teachers on Friday, over two dozen dedicated Industrial Arts students, their instructor, Mr. Lyden, local manufacturing mentors, and other professionals gathered early at Clarke’s Industrial Arts department doors to kick off the final

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Reservation Systems Updated, Clarke Co. Bike Share Program Rolls On

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After what seemed like weeks of updates to the reservation application and its integration, Clarke County Public Health is happy to announce the Clarke County bike share program, located on the east side of the Clarke County Courthouse, is set up and ready to roll. There’s plenty of

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Stop and See the Clarke County Courtyard Rain Garden

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Clarke County Courtyard Rain Garden Provides Unique Opportunities & Education With the booming 4th of July festivities on the horizon, Osceola residents are invited to view and show off to visitors the only Courtyard in Iowa to have a Rain Garden. While on a Clarke County Prairie

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3rd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk is April 21

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Clarke County Hospital and the Clarke County Conservation Board are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk on Saturday, April 21 at 10 AM. This year’s event will be held at East Lake Park in Osceola, IA.   The 5k

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Get the Kids Ready for Spring with Safety Night!

Warmer spring weather brings with it the chance for families to spend evenings and weekends outside once again! Bicycles, skateboards and scooters will be dusted off and the sidewalks and streets will start to fill up with little ones enjoying the fresh air and longer days. To

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Our Top 5 of 2017 – Life in Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa

THE TOP 5 Features of 2017: ClarkeCountyLife.com had a busy and exciting 2017 helping to spread inspirational stories and important news about living in Clarke County, Osceola, and Southern Iowa. Since the official launch in July 2015, ClarkeCountyLife has had the honor to tell the rest of

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New Clarke County Bike Share Program Up & Running

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Clarke County Public Health is proud to announce their new Bike Share program is ready for Osceola and surrounding communities! Osceola boasts some beautiful parks and colorful scenery at this time of year, and Clarke County Public Health has made it easy for you to get out

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Osceola’s Operation Recreation Is In Full Swing – How Can You Help?

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Osceola’s Mayor, Thomas Kedley, is on a mission. Over the past few months, discussions of a new Recreation Center for the City of Osceola have gained momentum. From a side note on his administrative wish list to go along with recent community trail updates and park improvements

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New Non-Profit Established to Build Osceola Rec Center

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A recreation center for the people of Osceola is quickly becoming a reality thanks to a new non-profit called “Operation Recreation.” In 2016, Clarke County was ranked 98 out of 99 Iowa counties when it comes to health, and Osceola’s Mayor Thomas Kedley is taking the initiative

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Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk is April 22

Clarke County Hospital and the Clarke County Conservation Board are partnering to host the 2nd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk on Saturday, April 22 at 10 AM. This year’s event will be held at East Lake Park in Osceola, IA. The race will

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Clarke County Life Special Feature – Ms. Fern Undewood

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As a part of Clarke County Life and the efforts being made through our weekly publication, ClarkeCountyLife.com, the administrators decided to seek out special feature commentary from locals whom have unique perspectives on Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa. From young to old, the Clarke county community has

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Leon Film Company to Debut Latest Production at the Lyric Theater, September 24th

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Southern Iowa film-making duo travels thousands of miles to bring history to Osceola. Highway Walkers Media, an adventure documentary film company based in Leon, IA, will debut their film, “Less Traveled: A Journey from Pine to Palm” in a showing at the Lyric Theater, in Osceola September

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Activities in Osceola Iowa – Our Top 10!

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If you’re looking for some fun activities around Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa, you’ll have a hard time picking from this list! From festivals to parades, and even some recreational “grown-up” fun, local residents and visitors have the opportunity entertain themselves from morning through midnight and beyond.

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