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CCDC Provides Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

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Local organizations throughout Osceola and Clarke County look to the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) for grants and other assistance to make improvements that will benefit the communities they serve. These grants make a tremendous difference in Osceola and throughout the county in a variety of ways.

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Clarke Elementary Students Participate in Girls on the Run

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Forty Clarke Elementary girls participated in the Girls on the Run 5k program on May 24 in Des Moines. Girls on the Run is an extracurricular program coached by Clarke Elementary teachers and parents that teaches girls life skills through interactive lessons and running games. Meeting twice

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Clarke Schools Looks To Community For Much Needed Bus Drivers

Clarke Community School District is experiencing a shortage of bus drivers. While the end of the school year is near, the transportation department and the school board are looking to get the application process started to fill much needed driving positions. With over 21 driver positions, including

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What Are the Next Steps for Clarke After the Bond Vote?

On April 3rd, the citizens of Clarke County were encouraged to get out the vote for two options concerning Clarke Community Schools. The PPEL levy vote, which needs renewal every 10 years was approved again this year. PPEL funds are focused on the school district’s transportation-related equipment,

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Our Top 5 of 2017 – Life in Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa

THE TOP 5 Features of 2017: ClarkeCountyLife.com had a busy and exciting 2017 helping to spread inspirational stories and important news about living in Clarke County, Osceola, and Southern Iowa. Since the official launch in July 2015, ClarkeCountyLife has had the honor to tell the rest of

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Clarke Elementary Wins HealthierUS School Challenge Award

Clarke Elementary students took part in a couple of great events Wednesday, celebrating the progress the school and its students have made toward better health. The Clarke Elementary Parent-Teacher Community Organization held its 3rd Annual “Indian Walk” on Wednesday. Students walked through a light drizzle from the elementary

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Clarke Community Schools Takes Registration Online

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Can you believe we’re talking registration for school already? We just celebrated the 4th of July and poof, classes will be starting in just a few weeks. Well, ready or not, Clarke Community Schools has been doing some work behind the scenes to get ready for you.

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New Food & Clothing Pantry Assists Clarke Students in Need

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For some students, extensive course offerings, extra-curricular choices and pre-employment training opportunities just aren’t enough to reach school success. Outside circumstances that weigh on a student’s mind can have a detrimental effect on his or her education. Brad Lampe, the Instructional Coach for Clarke Schools, heard from

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Clarke Community Dollars for Scholars Celebrates 15 Years of Scholarships

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The Clarke Community Dollars for Scholars has proudly supported higher education for Clarke graduates for 15 years. Clarke Community Dollars for Scholars is a nonprofit organization that supports academic success in the community. As part of Scholarship America’s® national network of locally based, volunteer-driven Dollars for Scholars chapters, the mission

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Clarke Students Welcomed by New Science Curriculum

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Monday began the 2015-2016 school year for Clarke Community Schools. Halls and classrooms are now filled with students who are back for another year of learning. After three months of sleeping in and relaxing, it’s time for students to not only adjust to early morning routines and

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