Clarke County Hospital – Preparation for Moving Forward in a Pandemic

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As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Robert E. Weissinger, DO, Chief Medical Officer at Clarke County Hospital to share information about what the hospital has been doing to manage this health issue and

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Clarke Schools Calls on Community for Driver Support

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With a new bus barn and updated facilities, Clarke Community Schools has been reviewing and evaluating the need for bus drivers for the 2020-2021 school year. As in years past, route drivers are in short supply all over the state. Ed Stoll, Clarke’s incoming Transportation Director, decided

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Laborshed Study to be Conducted in Clarke County, IA

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The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for Osceola and the Clarke County, Iowa area. This study will geographically define which communities contribute to the local workforce, regardless of political boundaries.

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Clarke County Hospital Awarded Funding from the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program

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In early April, Clarke County Hospital applied for telehealth equipment funding from the FCC, and last week CCH was notified it had been awarded $170,072 from the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program. “Clarke County Hospital, in Osceola, Iowa, was awarded $170,072 for tablet computers, network upgrades, and remote

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Lakeside Announces Expanded Hours, Reopening of Table Games & Restaurant

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OSCEOLA, IOWA and LAS VEGAS (JUNE 12, 2020) – Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, today announced that it has expanded its casino hours of operation on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am – 4am, and Sundays – Thursdays, 10am – 2am. Table Games will reopen this

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CCH Partners with Local Health Officials to Hold COVID-19 Testing Event

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Drive Thru COVID-19 Test Site On Thursday, June 4, a drive-thru COVID-19 testing event was held at the Clarke County Fairgrounds and Event Center. Two testing sessions were offered to south-central Iowa residents by appointment, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Fifty-four people were

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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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