IFA $5,000 Prize Handed To Osceola’s Amanda Blair

Vicky Halvorsen, Real Estate Lender at Clarke County State Bank recently had the pleasure of participating in the presentation of a $5000 prize to Amanda Blair.  Amanda recently purchased a home in Ames and with Vicky’s assistance she participated in the Iowa Finance Authority program for first

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VOTE TODAY! – Campaign Insights By Candidate

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As a courtesy to our community, ClarkeCountyLife.com would like to provide a single-stop resource for those looking to learn more about the candidates running for office in Osceola, Iowa. We have compiled all of the questionnaire pages originally published by The Osceola Sentinel into the following, easy-to-access

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Be A Part of Clarke County, Iowa’s Future! | Model & Open Casting Call

Clarke County, Iowa has a long history of community pride as well as a growing, diverse culture, and we’re looking for a few select individuals to help represent that story. From toddlers to retirees, mothers, fathers, farmers, and business professionals, the people that make up Clarke County

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Join In Celebration & Promotion of Clarke County Non-Profit Organizations

2015 has been a great year for Clarke County and Osceola’s community organizations. With the support from local businesses and help from our ever-involved citizens, the non-profit groups and organizations our community depends on most have flourished and provided services beyond expectation. In celebration of their achievements,

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CCRC’s Response to Oversight Committee

By Sandy Kale – Clarke County Reservoir Commission chair As citizens of the city of Osceola and Clarke County, you have likely seen recent letters about the development of the new water supply for Osceola and Clarke County. On behalf of the Clarke County Reservoir Commission (CCRC),

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Your #ClarkePride Kicks Into High Gear

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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Clarke Students Are Granted FREE Books

Who can turn down an opportunity for FREE books? Through a partnership with the Molina Foundation and some hard work by Iowa State University Extension’s Jennifer Pollard and Clarke Community School’s very own Tenysa Wright, Clarke Middle School students have been granted access to hundreds of FREE

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Clarke County Hospital to Host Annual Haunted House Party

Trick-or-treat and smell my feet… Okay, maybe not, but Halloween is creeping up on us and activities throughout Osceola are popping up all over town. On Thursday, October 29th, Clarke County Hospital’s Annual Children’s Haunted House Party will be from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Bring the kids out

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Meet the Candidates for the Osceola City Council & Mayoral Race

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Tuesday, October 20th, you’re invited to an open candidate forum held at the Lyric Theater in Osceola, Iowa. From 5:15pm to 6:30pm the candidates for Osceola’s contested Mayoral chair and three City Council spots will be invited to present their platforms and take questions from the public.

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Osceola’s Manufacturing Impact Recognized By State and Local Officials

(OSCEOLA, IA – OCTOBER 2, 2015) When you have the Governor and the Secretary of Agriculture from your State come to your community to discuss business growth and achievement, you may be doing something right. And for Osceola, the last month has seen just that. Over a

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