Special Osceola Public Library Event: Downstairs at Downton

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Join the Osceola Public Library for Downstairs at Downton WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019, 5:00 pm Presented by Kathy Wilson {Click the image below to open/download/print an informational flyer} A professional historian and educator, Kathy Wilson believes learning about the past can be fun as well as

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American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Wall Coming to Lakeside Hotel & Casino

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Veterans and active members of America’s armed services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty, how far will you travel to honor their contribution? The American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Wall will visit Lakeside Hotel & Casino from September 26

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City Council Focuses on Clean Up and an Increase in Property Code Enforcement

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If you have tall grass and weeds or other blight on your property that has gotten out of control, the City of Osceola wants to do something about it. In a recent city council meeting, the Mayor and city council members discussed a number of properties that

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Library Card Sign-Up Month Reminds Students, Families That Libraries are the Key to Academic Success

This September Osceola Public Library (OPL) is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. A library card opens

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Grant Moves Clay Street Park Project into Major Fundraising Stage

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For over five years, the City of Osceola has been developing their Safe Routes to School program as well as making extensive updates to the area’s trail systems to provide healthier activity options and easier access to schools, parks, and the best the City has to offer.

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Mayberry’s Coffee House Awarded Sub-State Grant and Qualifies for State Final

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Mayberry’s Coffee House & Eatery in Osceola, Iowa, was one of five statewide finalists of the Open 4 Business Grant program, winning a grant for expansion, revitalization, and community growth. After submitting a video and application, Mayberry’s was selected out of twenty-two candidates from across the state,

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Emergency Management Receives Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant

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The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency received notification that they are the recipient of a Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant. The Agency requested funding for a Polaris Ranger with a Rescue skid valued up to $22,296.84. The Agency requested this equipment as we are a very

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Osceola 4th of July Celebrations Need Your Help

Osceola has long been known as host of one of the biggest and best Independence Day celebrations in Iowa. With over three days of festivities, next week’s celebrations are gearing up to be some of Osceola’s grandest yet. But Osceola Chamber Main Street is looking for a

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Lights, Camera, OSCEOLA – A Wheel of a Good Time!

When you say Pat and Vanna, most people know exactly what you’re talking about – America’s Game®, Wheel of Fortune!  And while Pat and Vanna weren’t there, Osceola’s Lakeside Casino was the location of the latest Wheelmobile stop for auditions for the popular T.V. Gameshow. After months

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Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. Families are looking to build new homes, developers are looking for prime real estate, and contractors are itching to get back in the field after a long, hard winter. As part of an

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