NEW: May 27, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-7

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The limits within are getting fewer and fewer, which is a good thing. Park closures have ended, as have any limits on the golf course facilities. The library continues to operate per State guidelines. However, note under #4 that the aquatic center will be closed for the

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Affinity Gaming’s Lakeside Hotel Casino Announces Casino Reopening

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Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, today announced that it will have a soft reopening to invited guests June 1 – 2, 2020 and will open to the general public on June 3, 2020 at 10AM. When the Lakeside Hotel Casino opens there will be increased

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OCMS, Osceola Foods & 4th Of July Fireworks – The Show Must Go On!

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As the Governor moves the state to re-open, many scheduled events are still feeling the impact of social distancing and the COVID-19 crisis. Many budgets have become stressed from months of inactivity, dwindling sponsorships, or fear of a secondary surge. So, when Osceola Chamber Main Street announced

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Kading Supports Osceola with 50 Free Meals to its Residents

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Even as Iowa re-opens, people remain cautious and local businesses—especially locally-owned restaurants—remain challenged. With 190 front doors in Osceola, family-owned Kading Property Management is helping many residents, helping a local restaurant, and encouraging other businesses to lend a hand. Beginning Tuesday, May 19, Kading will pay for

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City Opens Applications for up to $30,000 in Housing Rehabilitation Assistance

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Partnering with the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), The City of Osceola is opening the application process for the Owner-Occupied Housing Sustainability program. The program, developed to assist low-to-moderate income homeowners looking to make repairs to their homes, is

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Commercial Building Reopening Tips from CDC and Osceola Water Works

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As the state of Iowa looks at reopening businesses after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, there are a number of preparation steps to be taken to ensure the safety of employees and customers. One thing that may not be top of mind for many people is the condition

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How Clarke County Manufacturers are Protecting Their Workforce from COVID-19

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Effective May 1st, in 77 Iowa counties, including Clarke, businesses have been given the green light to open their doors after weeks of silence. Restaurants, fitness centers, libraries, retail shops and more will be opening with some restrictions, and that’s certainly a sign of hope for those

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Mayberry’s Makes Local Business Better

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Osceola’s square touts some of the finest local businesses in the state. From floral shops to clothing stores and more the shopping on the square is unique and as personal as you’d expect from a rural Iowa town. But if you’re looking for a good… and by

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Osceola Volunteer Fire Department Receives State approval to operate Basic Life Support Ambulance

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The Osceola Fire Department received notification that they are cleared by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services to operate a basic life support ambulance. The Fire Department ambulance will run as a backup and support to Clarke County Ambulance Offering additional

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Clarke County Public Health to Residents: Together We’re Stronger

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-19 in the county. The person is an older adult and they are currently isolated. The Clarke County Public Health Department reminds residents that although they are spending more

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