Osceola Summer Activities Start With Fern’s Free Swim Mondays!

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School is out, the temperatures are rising, and summer is in full swing! Summer in Osceola brings a lot of fun to the city, including baseball games, fair time, fishing, camping, and family fun. But one event that tops the list of activities for most families –

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Osceola Rec Center Plan Moves to Next Stage

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The September 19th Osceola City Council meeting will prove to be a pivotal moment for the future of the Osceola Recreation Center. With the commitment of the non-profit Operation Recreation, The Arts and Rec Council, Osceola’s Parks and Recreation department and board, local businesses and volunteers, a

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4th of July Activities – 2017 Blast from the Past

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It’s well known that Osceola has one of the Iowa’s best Independence Day celebrations — FOR GOOD REASON! With a huge parade, family activities on the square, Fun Runs, live music, and more, it’s the community activities that take place around the 4th of July that really

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Kick Off Iowa’s Future at a Hometown Celebration for Kim Reynolds

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Thursday the 25th will be a landmark day for Clarke County and the City of Osceola. With great fanfare The Clarke County Fairgrounds will be a-buzz with activities honoring their favorite daughter, Kim Reynolds, celebrating her historic appointment as the first female Governor of the State of

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East Lake Park Shaping Up as Travel Destination For Southern Iowa

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With the expansion of trails and the number of events being held at East Lake Park growing, the Clarke County Conservation Board is partnering with local leadership to put East Lake Park on the map of travel and tourism destinations in Southern Iowa. Scott Kent, Director of

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Join in Clarke Homecoming Activities!

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Clarke Community Schools has been celebrating Homecoming this week, with students -and staff – decorating hallways and cars, dressing in costume for theme days, and showing off their school spirit and pride! There’s still time for the community to show their support and to join in the

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City of Osceola Provides Huge Boost for 4th of July Celebration

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With hopes set high, there’s still more you can do to help. Thank you, City of Osceola! At the City Council meeting on June 21, the council officially awarded the $10,000 matching fund contribution for our 4th of July Celebration! Our generous business donors and all of

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5th Annual Osceola Fire Department BBQ Contest

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Fire up your grill, get your sauces and spice rubs ready, and join the Osceola Fire Department for their 5th Annual BBQ Contest on July 2nd at the Osceola Fire Station! This is going to be the biggest and best year for this delicious BBQ contest that

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Volunteers Needed at The Village

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The Village Early Childhood Center needs YOUR help! Our community preschool and childcare center, The Village, needs a little spring TLC. We are looking for volunteers of all shapes and sizes – no specific skills are required, just a willingness to help! The Village houses Clarke Community

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Our Top 10 Summer Activities in Osceola Iowa!

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If you’re looking for some fun activities in Osceola and around 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 to entertain themselves from morning through midnight and

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Join us for the 1st Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk & Kids Nature Walk

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Join us for the 1st Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk & Kids Nature Walk in Stephens Forest! Sponsored by Lucas County Health Center and Clarke County Hospital. Online registration will close Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 pm. Participants who register on or before Sunday, April 10 will receive an

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2016 Brings More Health & Wellness Opportunities to Clarke County

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What are you doing to keep your children, your family, yourself fit and healthy? There are a lot of options right here in Clarke County, from gym memberships and other programs. But did you know Clarke County Development Corporation along with Clarke Schools, Clarke County Hospital and

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Your #ClarkePride Kicks Into High Gear

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It’s been a whirlwind of Clarke Community School activities this fall. All of the student body and community have really pulled together to support the Clarke activities and it’s showing great results! Last Saturday, the Clarke marching band receiving a “1” rating at State. The Cross Country

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