Manufacturing Feature – Osceola's SIMCO Reaches Worldwide

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For more than 45 years, SIMCO Drilling Equipment has been designing and manufacturing top of the line hydraulic drill rigs in the heart of Clarke County. Founder Thayne Croston was born in Hazard, Nebraska in 1917. He owned and operated Metalcraft Engineering in Lincoln Nebraska, manufacturing metal

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Manufacturing Feature: Miller Products Co. Continues Decades’ Tradition of Manufacturing in Iowa

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For decades, Miller Products Company has been producing high-quality machined parts in South-Central Iowa, proudly filling their workforce with employees from Osceola, Clarke County, and surrounding areas. As a start-up, in 1936, the Don Miller Cycle Company set up shop in Central Iowa. Offering a variety of

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Clarke County Fairgrounds To Be Stop on ISU’s PrISUm Solar Car Iowa Tour

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As Iowa State University’s “#SunRun18” embarks on their 99-county tour showcasing Penumbra, “the world’s first practical Solar Utility Vehicle,” Clarke County Fairgrounds will be a special stop Monday afternoon focused on celebrating local manufacturing, advanced power innovations, and tech education. The event is hosted by Alec Osceola,

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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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