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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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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Dog Park Trail Connector Coming to Osceola

(OSCEOLA, IA – July 18, 2022) The City of Osceola is excited about a new addition to the trail system, a connector to Lauren’s Bark Park. The dog park is located at 801 E McLane Street and will now have a connection to the East Lake Trail.

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American Legion Loans Medical Equipment to Those in Need

(OSCEOLA, IA June 22, 2022) The Davis-Pence American Legion Post #69 in Osceola is providing a needed service to Clarke County veterans. The veterans that are members of the Davis-Pence American Legion post 69 in Osceola are hard at work providing medical equipment to local area people

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Students and Industry Collaborate to Create Bike Repair Stations

(OSCEOLA, IA May, 2, 2022) Clarke Community Schools’ students use their skills to design and manufacture bicycle repair stations in Osceola, Iowa. The students of the Clarke Community High School welding class is working with local manufacturers to create bicycle repair stations on the different trails around

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Assistant Parks and Recreation Director

The City of Osceola is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director position.  Reporting to the Parks and Recreation Director, this position shall be responsible for assisting in the hiring/training of seasonal staff, coordinating and oversight of youth and adult recreational programing,

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(OSCEOLA, IA – December 1, 2021) The City of Osceola is excited about a new park coming to town…a dog park. The dog park is under construction. It will be located at 801 E McLane Street and will eventually have a connection to the East Lake Trail.

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Osceola Fire Dept. Awarded Grant for New State of the Art Training Trailer

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Osceola Fire Department has been awarded a FEMA grant for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fire Prevention and Safety. This grant provides a 34ft state of the art fire safety training trailer. This training trailer contains multiple scenario options that match the most common threats in our community

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Spring Fever Hits & Outdoor Activities Abound in Osceola

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According to the calendar it’s still winter, but with a few days of 65 degree weather, the recent announcement of camping and RV reservations opening, as well as the incredible recreational updates taking place all over Clarke County, the outdoor activity bug has officially bitten! Scott Kent,

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Water Works Payment Convenience Fee to Take Effect December 27th

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In an effort to continue providing bill paying services through online card processing, as well as to offset service fees of over $7,500 annually to the utility customers, Osceola Water Works will be instating a convenience fee of 2.65% for each customer making their water utility payment

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