Clarke County Committed to Excellence

Clarke County has earned multiple statewide designations in recent years, establishing the county as a hub for residents and businesses of Southern Iowa. Connected Community In 2014, Osceola became the 7th community in the state—and 30th in the nation—to earn a Connected Community certification. Connect Iowa, an organization that

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

Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds of Iowa

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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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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