Osceola’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. Digs Into Tornado Safety

osceola business storm safety

Osceola, Iowa’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps last week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you

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Osceola Streetscape Project Gets Council Green Light

osceola city square plans

Osceola City Council took action on the downtown street project plans at its meeting Jan. 2. With a 3-2 vote the council decided to go forward with two proposed plans for the Osceola downtown streets. The original plan drawn up in 2014 called for elimination of the

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Osceola Businesses & SWCC Partner to Boost Adult Education & Job Skills

osceola businesses applied math course swcc

Southwestern Community College (SWCC), with the support of several Osceola, Iowa businesses and the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering a free applied mathematics course for adults looking to advance their careers. Kim Oaks, Director of Business and Industry Workforce Preparation in the Continuing Education Department

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CCSB’s Nicole Jacobson Achieves Certificate From Iowa School of Banking

Nicole Jacobson Clarke County State Bank

Nicole Jacobson of Clarke County State Bank in Osceola successfully completed training and certification courses for the 2017 Iowa School of Banking held June 4-9, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Coralville. The one-week, two-year school, offered by the Iowa Bankers Association, provides a challenging, educational experience

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Osceola Growth Depends on the Clarke County Reservoir Project

clarke county reservoir development update

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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Saylor Realty to Celebrate 40 Years of Serving Osceola

Saylor Realty has been proudly serving Clarke County and surrounding areas for over 40 years and they want to share this milestone with you! Join Helen Saylor-Kimes and the whole Saylor Realty team for an Open House at 320 West McLane in Osceola Friday, May 19th, from 3-6

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Public Hearing on Clarke County Reservoir Wednesday, October 26th

clarke county reservoir project map

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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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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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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