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

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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Current Reservoir Plan Tops Alternatives

As questions continue to circulate concerning the Clarke County Reservoir project, recent discussions have brought to light much of the hard work being put in by the CCRC. While the commission continues working to build the new reservoir, additional pressures have risen concerning immediate water supplies, quality

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Working to Further Enhance Clarke Schools Nutrition Program

Clarke County has applied for a grant from Wellmark that will enable the elementary school to continue its Nutrition Education Program (NEP). If the school receives the grant, it plans to purchase vending machines with healthy snack options. The grant will also be used to fund models

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Quality Of Life in Osceola Continues to Bloom

As spring approaches and the winter frost (hopefully) begins to thaw, let’s take a look at some of the developments that are making Osceola a great place to live this spring. A great future starts with young people, and the kids at Clarke Community Schools are on

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CCDC Board Sees Dedicated Leadership Change Hands

Outgoing president Helen Kimes dedicated years to service in Clarke County and Osceola and is excited for the future opportunities in the capable hands of the board’s new president, Dr. Kimball. As acting president of the Clarke County Development Corporation Board for 2 non-consecutive terms, Helen was instrumental in

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CCH Therapy Services Open House

Please join us for our Therapy Services Open House, Wednesday, March 9th! Our new department will be open from 2pm – 4pm. Come see us and enter to win a Fitbit Flex! Our team will be offering functional reach tests to anyone who would like to participate. We look

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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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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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