CCDC Celebrates 50 Years of Community, Commitment, and Success

Clarke County Development Corporation 50th Anniversary

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes including Jimmy Dean and Hormel as well as the boon of

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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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New Tech Advisory Board Helps Launch Career Academy Program

clarke Community schools osceola iowa

2017 marks the inaugural year for the Clarke Community Schools Career Academy tracks. School administration, instructors, and local businesses have set forth a program focused on helping local students build a deeper understanding of how their education is integrated into future career options as well as learning

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