Dry Winter and Low Water Levels Indicate Need for Water Conservation

The Osceola Water Works strongly encourages residents to watch water consumption in this dry winter weather. So far, Iowa’s weather hasn’t delivered on the necessary average snowfall of 25 inches that South-Central Iowa usually receives. While Osceola has seen some snow recently, totals are well below what

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Osceola Growth Depends on the Clarke County Reservoir Project

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In an effort to grow the city of Osceola and to draw more businesses and residents to Clarke County, the need for a safe, secure and sufficient water supply to sustain the area well into the future has become evident. With the current water supply, Osceola isn’t

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Looking Ahead – 2017 Resolutions for CCDC and Community Leaders

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It’s a new year! We fully expect that, like us, you’ve all made your New Year Resolutions. For many, the promises we make – eat healthier, get more exercise, finish a college course – are promises we make to ourselves. But, think of the resolutions the City

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Public Hearing on Clarke County Reservoir Wednesday, October 26th

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The Clarke County Reservoir Commission is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30p.m at the Clarke County Fairgrounds. The public is invited to the open hearing to learn more about the project and its goals for serving Clarke County and the surrounding communities. According

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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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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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Questions and Answers Abound at Lt. Governor’s Town Hall Meeting

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Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds visited Clarke County via her Town Hall tour on November 3. An Osceola, Iowa native, Lt. Governor Reynolds gave opening remarks about her passion for helping her home community as well as what she and Governor Brandstad’s administration have accomplished in regards

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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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Water Supply CALL TO ACTION

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The IA Legislature has turned its back on the welfare of the citizens of Osceola & Clarke County by passing legislation which will block the creation of our new drinking water supply. As we are now a net importer of water in Clarke County, this new water

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