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City of Osceola News

2016 Brings More Health & Wellness Opportunities to Clarke County

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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New Year Sees New Career Opportunities in Clarke County

The future for Osceola and Clarke County continues to grow brighter and brighter. The economic growth of this neck of the woods is evident with the growth and quality of job and career opportunities available. There are great resources for finding the right career for you in Clarke

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Quality Drives Osceola Water Works to Increase Water Rates by 10% in 2016

In a public hearing held January 7, 2016, the Osceola Water Works Board voted on a proposed water service rate increase for the customers of Osceola Water Works. The proposed 10% Osceola Water rate increase was approved and will go into effect on February 1st, 2016. Osceola’s

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City of Osceola is Mapping a Better Future

The City of Osceola, along with the Osceola Water Works department, is excited to begin utilization of a new mapping system that will streamline utility work and record keeping for Osceola, Iowa. Midland GIS, a geographical information system company, will work with the city of Osceola and

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Our Top 5 of 2015 – Life in Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa

THE TOP 5 of 2015 for ClarkeCountyLife.com: 2015 was a spectacular year for ClarkeCountyLife.com. Since our official launch in July, we’ve seen over 6,500 unique users and 16,500 page views on the site alone. And the reach doesn’t stop with those digital connections. The Osceola Sentinel and

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New Buses at Clarke Need More Drivers

In a drive towards continual improvement, Clarke Community Schools has recently purchased two new school buses to service the students of Clarke County. The school district puts a lot of miles on their buses due to regular bus routes as well as transporting student athletes and performing

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County Supervisors’ Bond Vote Keeps Reservoir Plan Moving Forward

The Clarke County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on Monday to take public comments concerning the issuance of Local Option Sales and Services (LOSST) revenue bonds.   The one-cent LOSST has been approved by citizen votes in Osceola, Woodburn, and Murray, and is dedicated to the

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Clarke’s Career Academy Focuses Students on Future Success

Clarke Community Schools in Osceola, Iowa is developing a Career Academy that will provide a specialized course pathway for career-minded students. Aligned with Governor Branstad’s new Future Ready Iowa initiative, this program is the genesis of Clarke’s new curriculum director Jean Bahls and Bill Trickey of Clarke

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Clarke County Hospital’s Expansion Project Continues With Great Development

Clarke County Hospital’s expansion project is progressing well. Over the last several weeks, the hospital has had as many as 70 workers a day working on-site. Concrete crews are capitalizing on the favorable temperatures and finishing up the last bit of outside concrete work for the winter.

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Clarke Schools Teacher Wins Golden Apple

Clarke Community Schools has a lot to be proud of, but yesterday they really raised the bar, demonstrating the pride our students have in their school, and in their teachers. Twenty-two years ago, WHO-TV 13 and Nationwide Insurance started asking students at all grade levels to tell

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