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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Development Corporation Tops 2023 Goals – Looks Forward to 2024

In 2023, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) saw many long-term projects come to fruition. Additional workforce housing and amenities were topped the list.
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State of Osceola’s Water – Town Hall Follow-up

The team at Osceola Water Works would to thank everyone who participated in the State of Osceola’s Water Town Hall meeting on the 26th. There were a lot of great discussions and action items developed or reinforced from the event. Overall, it was a success and shows how the community can come together to discuss these issues.
In the most recent post, the Osceola Water Works team put together a summary of the meeting and the top action items taken from the evening’s conversations. They’ve also included the full, 2-hour video of the meeting for anyone who has missed it or would like to watch it again.

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Special Event – Town Hall Discussion – State of Osceola’s Water

The Osceola Water Works Team is bringing city officials and those who know the most current conditions of Osceola’s water supply together to have an open “Town Hall Discussion ” on the state of Osceola’s water. The special event information – Location, time, topic details, etc. – is in the recent post…

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PUBLIC NOTICE: UNITED FARMERS COOPERATIVE WATER MAIN RELOCATION

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PUBLIC NOTICE: UNITED FARMERS COOPERATIVE WATER MAIN RELOCATION
United Farmers Cooperative and Osceola Water Works have partnered to relocate a public water main pipe from the Cooperative’s property to Main Street, (Highway 69).

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June 30th – New Truck Show & Tractor Pull Coming to Osceola’s Clarke County Fairgrounds

Can you hear the engines roar? Well, wait until June 30th… The JunctionTown Showdown, a new tractor pull and truck show event for the whole family, will take place at the Clarke County fairgrounds in Osceola Iowa. Event details and more on how you can see and participate are all in the latest feature…

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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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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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