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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Special Osceola Public Library Event: Downstairs at Downton

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Join the Osceola Public Library for Downstairs at Downton WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019, 5:00 pm Presented by Kathy Wilson {Click the image below to open/download/print an informational flyer} A professional historian and educator, Kathy Wilson believes learning about the past can be fun as well as

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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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City Council Focuses on Clean Up and an Increase in Property Code Enforcement

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If you have tall grass and weeds or other blight on your property that has gotten out of control, the City of Osceola wants to do something about it. In a recent city council meeting, the Mayor and city council members discussed a number of properties that

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Library Card Sign-Up Month Reminds Students, Families That Libraries are the Key to Academic Success

This September Osceola Public Library (OPL) is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. A library card opens

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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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Dedication of Henry Crossing Emphasizes Need for Back-to-School Safety Awareness

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The City of Osceola is pleased to announce the completion and ribbon cutting for phase one of the school crossing at Highway 34 and Kossuth Street. The conclusion of this phase also provided an opportunity to celebrate Paul Henry, his resilience and his recovery by naming the

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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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