Osceola Water Board Increases Conservation Plan to ‘Water Warning’ Level

The Osceola Water Works Board recently raised the Osceola Water Conservation Plan Level to a Water Warning. With current drought conditions and little relief in sight, the Board wanted to make sure the community is aware of the warning level. Click through to the latest feature for more details on their decision, what it means for water restrictions and potential penalties for violation.

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CCDC and Community Leaders Encourage Involvement in Comprehensive Planning

The CCDC, the City of Osceola, local businesses and developers met in a day-long planning session to discuss future comprehensive development strategies for Osceola and Clarke County. Some interesting takeaways came from it. Click through to the feature for details and how you can participate in the comprehensive planning!

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Clarke County Clinic Offering Flu and COVID-19 Booster Vaccines

With fall in full swing and winter fast approaching, what better time to ask your medical provider about updating your yearly flu shot? The CDC recommends that anyone older than six months of age should receive their annual flu shot to help their body prepare for the upcoming flu season. Through Clarke County Clinic you can get the Flu vaccine as well as your COVID-19 boosters!
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Clarke County Hospital Receives Grant From Clarke Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up

An Operation Roundup grant from Clarke Electric Cooperative was given to Clarke County Hospital last week. The funding is dedicated to help pay for the purchase of equipment (called “wearables”) designed to protect ambulance drivers and EMS first responders on the job. Click through to the feature to read more.

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CROSS Ministries Expanding Facilities with CCDC Grant

OSCEOLA, IA – October 18, 2022 C.R.O.S.S. Ministries began 14 years ago when Mike Sitzman, the founder, saw medical supplies that were expired in a local hospital being discarded, even though they were still in working order. Supplies like unopened medication and even equipment like wheel chairs.

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SIMCO Drilling Equipment Inc. Celebrates Over 50 years in Osceola

  (OSCEOLA, IA – September 26, 2022) SIMCO Drilling Equipment Inc. has been a well-established member of the Osceola manufacturing community. In 1960 Thayne Croston conceived new ideas to build a drilling rig. He owned Metalcraft Engineering in Lincoln, Nebraska. At the same time, Clarke County Development

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First Stage of Water Conservation Plan

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC- FIRST STAGE WATER CONSERVATION IN EFFECT OF  The Osceola Water Board held a special board meeting September 20, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Based off of the current drought monitor, current water levels in West Lake (Osceola’s water source) and water quality concerns at

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Workforce Regional Training Center in Osceola, Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Atwood Tuesday, September 6, 2022 JAtwood@eda.gov U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $2 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds to Establish Workforce Training Center in Osceola, Iowa WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration

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CCDC Awards $50,000 for New Infinity Health Dental Clinic

(OSCEOLA, IA – August 2, 2022)      The Infinity Health Access Center is an important part of the community. Opening in Osceola in 2019, the center has provided needed access to those experiencing a mental health crisis. The former Community Health Centers of Southern Iowa has

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