New Special Ed Director Brings Systems-Oriented Focus to Clarke

With a systems-oriented approach, the new Director of Special Education and Special Services for Clarke Community Schools kicked off her first year in the role after more than 20 years with Green Hills Area Education Agency (AEA). Jennifer Adams-Potter has held leadership roles helping special education programs across the state with program development and more. Now she brings that focus to the Clarke district.
Check out the latest feature to learn more about Ms. Adams-Potter and her plans for the district’s special ed and special services programs…

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Clarke Elementary Welcomes Associate Principal, Cory Wenthe

The Clarke Community School District continues to bring on new leadership for the 2023-24 school year. As elementary students prepare for their first days of the Fall semester, Mr. Cory Wenthe, will also be preparing for his first day with the district as Elementary Associate Principal.
Click through to learn more about Clarke Elementary’s latest addition and his vision for the 2023-24 school year…

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Clarke County Hospital Uses Telligen Community Initiative Funding to Support Health Education for Local High School Students

Clarke County Hospital’s “Grow Your Own” initiative recently received some support and encouragement through a generous donation from The Telligen Group out of Des Moines. In partnership with SWCC, CCH developed the program to offer Health Occupations and Certified Nursing Assistant classes to CCSD students.
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Visioning Session Continues Impressive Community Response

Thursday night, at an open house at Revelton Distillery, local leadership and the community gathered to discuss and add more ideas for for the future development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The event was very well attended and many exciting ideas were exchanged.

Take a look at the latest feature for more on the ideas proposed as well as next steps for the plan…

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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).

For full details please click through to the special feature…

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Osceola Foods Contributes to Clarke County Hospital Renovation Project

Osceola Foods recently made a generous donation to Clarke County Hospital providing funding for the “Enhance Our Patients’ Experience” campaign and construction / renovation project.
Check out the latest submission to read more about the donation…

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CCH Foundation/Auxiliary Golf Tournament – Registration Open

ARE YOU READY TO HIT THE LINKS? — The annual CCH Foundation/Auxiliary Golf tournament is the largest fund-raiser of the year for the Hospital Foundation. Proceeds from those registering for the Tournament as well as a Silent Auction fund the Foundation’s and Hospital Auxiliary’s ability to provide college scholarships to area youth looking to enter the medical industry.
The event is being held on July 21st and registrations are open. Check out the latest…

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Join the Conversation: City Encouraging Community Input on Comprehensive Plan 2045

JOIN THE CONVERSATION! The City of Osceola is embarking on the input and discovery phase in their comprehensive planning strategy. City leadership, business owners, and stakeholders across the city are looking to gather insights, information, and suggestions from the community to help focus the 2045 comprehensive plan via an online portal.
The City provided detailed information on how the community can come together to participate in the plan. Click through to read more and get involved…

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CEO Luncheon Focuses on Workforce Development, Tech Integration

For the first time since the pandemic, the Clarke County Development Corporation held their annual CEO Luncheon. With a LOT to catch up on and special guest speaker Debi Durham from IEDA and Iowa Finance Authority, it was an afternoon filled with great insight for the future of the community.
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Excitement Grows as Osceola Hotel Sees New Life

It’s been a fixture on the Osceola square since the late 1800’s. From elegant hotel to community gathering place and host of a number of local businesses, the larger-than-life building that dominates the southwest corner of Osceola’s city square is starting to see new life – life

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