Clarke County Historical Museum Grand Opening – May 5th

The Clarke Co. Historical Society is proud to announce the Grand Opening of the Clarke Co. Historical Museum on Sunday, May 5th from 1-5 pm! Click the image to view/download the promotional information. After receiving an outpouring of support from the local community, CCDC, OCMS, and many

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Clarke Community Schools Opens Preschool Interest Survey for 2024-25 School Year

The Clarke Community Schools Preschool Interest Survey will help guide some of the policies and procedures for the upcoming school year and assist administrators and teachers in developing plans for a fulfilling and rewarding preschool experience for your child.
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Clarke Community Schools Hosts Bike Rodeo

Spring is in full swing and the weather just keeps getting better! That means fun on Osceola’s trails and families and children out on their bikes.
With that in mind, Clarke Community Schools is hosting a Bike Rodeo for all families to learn about bike safety, proper cycling safety equipment and more!

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Clarke County Organizations Partner to Offer Rain Barrel Workshop for Local Community Members

Water and conservation have been a hot topic across Iowa over the recent months. To help the Clarke County and Osceola community up their water conservation efforts, Clark County Hospital, along with Clarke County Conservation and Clarke County Extension put on a Rain Barrel Workshop to help concerned citizens learn how to recycle rain water …
Check out the latest release and video with tips on constructing your own rain barrel system… it also has a discount offer for rain barrel supplies!

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Osceola Water Board Approves Plans for the Future of Osceola’s Water Supply

For more than 18-months, the Osceola Water Works team has been evaluating and researching the most impactful ways to supplement Osceola’s water supply and increase access to other raw water sources to serve the community. In Thursday’s monthly water board meeting, a plan was presented and approved with three focused stages, including estimated timelines and costs for the future of water in Osceola and Clarke County.
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Big Business Concessions for Community Water Conservation

Since the October water conservation ordinance update from Osceola Water Works Board of Trustees, the efforts surrounding reducing water use have shown how a community can really come together in emergency situations. That also means Osceola’s largest water users, commercial and industrial customers.
Check out the latest feature for what these large water customers have done to help with the conservation efforts throughout their businesses…

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CCDC Grants Provide Support for School Safety and Community Conservation

The CCDC approved a pair of grants recently to help Clarke Community Schools cover costs related to new emergency response backpacks for school administrators and teachers as well as cover costs associated with the district’s water conservation efforts.
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Spring Has Sprung – Creative Gardening While Conserving Water

With Spring gardening season upon us, how do Osceola’s green thumbs get their gardens to grow while conserving water? In a recent article submitted by the Osceola Water Works, their team helps with some gardening and water conservation tips to help through the season.
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CCDC Approves $75K Grant for Municipal Water Transport, Maintaining “Water Neutrality”

At the March 13th board meeting of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), the grant committee reviewed and approved a discretionary grant request for up to $75,000 to help The City of Osceola cover the fees associated to keeping the City’s municipal recreational resources “Water Neutral.”
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