City of Osceola

City of Osceola The City of Osceola, IA is the county seat for Clarke County. Incorporated in 1866, the City operates under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city provides public safety, public works, culture and recreation, and general administration services.

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Tho...
04/03/2020
NEW: April 04, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-4

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city of Osceola, IA. I am strongly encouraging all citizens to stay home except for fulfilling essential needs. As the President, Governor and health experts have communicated numerous times, social distancing and staying at home is critical to flattening the curve in mitigating the spread of COVID-19. [ 821 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/new-april-04-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-4/

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city …

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thom...
04/01/2020
City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-3

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city of Osceola, IA. See full proclamation below. ### In cooperation with national, state, and local health and emergency management efforts, the City of Osceola will be shutting down all non-essential municipal services and facilities effective immediately, through April 16, 2020. [ 669 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-3/

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Thomas J. Kedley, do hereby declare another Emergency Proclamation for the city o…

As of this writing, there are no known positive COVID-19 cases in Clarke County. On Monday, March 30, the National Guard...
03/30/2020
Clarke County Hospital Erecting Tent for Patient Check-in

As of this writing, there are no known positive COVID-19 cases in Clarke County. On Monday, March 30, the National Guard will erect a tent in the southwest parking lot of Clarke County Hospital. The National Guard has, and continues to, erect tents at hospitals throughout Iowa in an effort to pre-emptively plan for a possible surge in COVID-19 patient visits to healthcare facilities. [ 116 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-erecting-tent-for-patient-check-in/

As of this writing, there are no known positive COVID-19 cases in Clarke County. On Monday, March 30, the National Guard will erect a tent in the southwest parking lot of Clarke County Hospital. Th…

On Tuesday, March 24th, Clarke Schools made the announcement that they would be participating in the USDA Food and Nutri...
03/25/2020
Clarke Community Schools Update: Student Nutrition & Staff Pay

On Tuesday, March 24th, Clarke Schools made the announcement that they would be participating in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Summer Food Service Program. This will allow the school to provide both breakfasts and lunches for students in need of meal solutions during the closure of school. Watch the video below for the latest announcement from Clarke Community Schools: [ 419 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-community-schools-update-student-nutrition-staff-pay/

On Tuesday, March 24th, Clarke Schools made the announcement that they would be participating in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Summer Food Service Program. This will allow the school to provi…

Effective Wednesday, March 25th, visitors are NOT allowed within Clarke County Hospital unless the visitor is a designat...
03/25/2020
Clarke County Hospital – New Visitor Restrictions Starting March 25, 2020

Effective Wednesday, March 25th, visitors are NOT allowed within Clarke County Hospital unless the visitor is a designated caregiver or the patient falls into one of three categories listed below: The patient is an infant or small child. In this case only one designated parent/caregiver may be present in the room to support care of the patient. The patient is suffering from confusion or delirium or the patient is a dependent adult. [ 242 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-new-visitor-restrictions-starting-march-25-2020/

Effective Wednesday, March 25th, visitors are NOT allowed within Clarke County Hospital unless the visitor is a designated caregiver or the patient falls into one of three categories listed below: …

In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superinten...
03/20/2020
Clarke Community Schools – Closure Update: A Message From Superintendent Steve Seid

In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superintendent, wanted to reach out to the public to provide a brief update on what the school is doing for the students and families affected by the shutdown. View the video below for the message from Mr. Seid: Adhering to the Governor Reynolds’ statewide request, [ 482 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-community-schools-closure-update-a-message-from-superintendent-steve-seid/

In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superintendent, wanted to reach out to the public to provide a brief update on what the…

On March 19, 2020 at 1:00pm, The City, County, local officials, and medical professionals came together to discuss, in a...
03/20/2020
Town Hall

On March 19, 2020 at 1:00pm, The City, County, local officials, and medical professionals came together to discuss, in a Town Hall meeting, the impact the Coronavirus and COVID-19 is having on the community. It was streamed live through numerous channels and the public was encouraged to submit questions and participate in the discussion.

For those who may have missed the online meeting, we captured and saved it to the link below.

https://osceolaia.net/town-hall/

On March 19, 2020 at 1:00pm, The City, County, local officials, and medical professionals came together to discuss, in a Town Hall meeting, the impact the Coronavirus and COVID-19 is having on the …

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lakeside Casino’s opening in Clarke County. The Casino’s arrival not only meant ...
03/18/2020
20 Years of CCDC Grant Opportunities – How Can Your Organization Benefit?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lakeside Casino’s opening in Clarke County. The Casino’s arrival not only meant a big boost to local employment and attractions for tourism and entertainment, but it also provided a tremendous opportunity for the Clarke County Development Corporation and the community they serve. As the Qualifying Sponsoring Organization (QSO) for Lakeside Hotel and Casino… [ 620 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/20-years-of-ccdc-grant-opportunities-how-can-your-organization-benefit/

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lakeside Casino’s opening in Clarke County. The Casino’s arrival not only meant a big boost to local employment and attractions for tourism and entertainment…

03/17/2020

The City Council meeting for March 17, 2020 has been cancelled. The hearing for the Sewer Refunding will continue as scheduled.

Citizens of Osceola, In cooperation with national, state, and local health and emergency management efforts, the City of...
03/17/2020
Emergency Proclamation 2020-1

Citizens of Osceola, In cooperation with national, state, and local health and emergency management efforts, the City of Osceola will be shutting down all non-essential municipal services and facilities effective immediately, through March 31, 2020. All members of the public are asked to remain patient during these extraordinary times. If you are in need of immediate assistance, please advise staff will remain on-call: [ 643 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/emergency-proclamation-2020-1/

Citizens of Osceola, In cooperation with national, state, and local health and emergency management efforts, the City of Osceola will be shutting down all non-essential municipal services and facil…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Clarke County Live Broadcast: COVID-19 Update and Q & A When: Thursday, March 19 – 1:00 pm A...
03/17/2020
SPECIAL NOTICE: Clarke County Live Broadcast: COVID-19 Update and Q & A

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Clarke County Live Broadcast: COVID-19 Update and Q & A When: Thursday, March 19 – 1:00 pm A one hour discussion led by Clarke County Public Health and a panel including leaders from local government, healthcare and school districts to bring Clarke County residents up to date on COVID-19 prevention and where to find trusted sources of information… [ 107 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/special-notice-clarke-county-live-broadcast-covid-19-update-and-q-a/

There will be a one hour discussion led by Clarke County Public Health and a panel including leaders from local government, healthcare and school districts to bring Clarke County residents up to da…

According to the calendar it’s still winter, but with a few days of 65 degree weather, the recent announcement of campin...
03/11/2020
Spring Fever Hits & Outdoor Activities Abound in Osceola

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, Clarke County Conservation Board Director, has been working tirelessly on major improvements to the campgrounds… [ 598 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/spring-fever-hits-outdoor-activities-abound-in-osceola/

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…

Radiant Complexions (RC) Dermatology, an entity of Iowa Dermatology Clinic, will begin seeing patients at the Outpatient...
03/09/2020
Clarke County Hospital Welcomes Radiant Complexions Dermatology

Radiant Complexions (RC) Dermatology, an entity of Iowa Dermatology Clinic, will begin seeing patients at the Outpatient Specialty Clinic at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola starting on March 18, 2020. The clinic will open on the first and third Wednesday of each month. “We have developed an outstanding relationship with Clarke County Hospital and are very much looking forward providing our services,” said Matthew Schemmel, MHA, RC Chief Operating Officer. [ 235 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-welcomes-radiant-complexions-dermatology/

Looking for ways to provide quality care closer to home, Clarke County Hospital will now host Radiant Complexions Dermatology at the Outpatient Specialty Clinic.

The Clarke Schools Food Pantry recently received a sizable food donation thanks to Osceola Foods and the generosity of t...
03/04/2020
Osceola Foods Strives to Build a Stronger Community Through Giving Back

The Clarke Schools Food Pantry recently received a sizable food donation thanks to Osceola Foods and the generosity of the plant’s team. Truckloads of Hormel product were recently delivered to Clarke Community Schools’ food pantry to support those in the community experiencing food insecurity. Nearly 700 cases of Hormel Compleats microwaveable meals were donated thanks to a food drive led by Clarke high schooler Grace Cline, daughter of Osceola Foods’ night superintendent Ryan Cline. [ 418 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/osceola-foods-strives-to-build-a-stronger-community-through-giving-back/

The Clarke Schools Food Pantry recently received a sizable food donation thanks to Osceola Foods and the generosity of the plant’s team. Truckloads of Hormel product were recently delivered to Clar…

The Iowa Department of Transportation will be holding a public information session on March 10, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 7:...
03/02/2020

The Iowa Department of Transportation will be holding a public information session on March 10, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed sidewalk improvements along US-34 and US-69. There will be no formal presentation. Any member of the public is invited to stop in any time during the information session to meet with representatives from the State and review preliminary plans. Written notice has been mailed to all affected property owners.

When a new virus like coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) emerges on the public health scene, there are many questions. It...
02/28/2020
Coronavirus and COVID-19: When Rumors Fly, Turn to Trusted Resources

When a new virus like coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) emerges on the public health scene, there are many questions. It is normal to be concerned about COVID-19, which has caused so much illness and death in China. Public health officials take every disease outbreak seriously and Clarke County Public Health has been working closely with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to learn about COVID-19 and its risk to Iowans. [ 205 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/coronavirus-and-covid-19-when-rumors-fly-turn-to-trusted-resources/

Coronavirus and CLOVID-19 are hot topics in the news. Clarke County Hospital and Clinics encourages everyone to count on trusted resources for their updates and how to prevent illnesses and the spr…

02/13/2020
02/13/2020
In 1998, community members and leadership from throughout Clarke County came together to address the shortage of childca...
02/12/2020
Osceola’s The Village Receives Director’s Award for Job Creation & Retention

In 1998, community members and leadership from throughout Clarke County came together to address the shortage of childcare access in south-central Iowa. With demand growing from local businesses, as well as an increase in families with infants and school-aged children, the need for more expansive childcare was at a breaking point. By 2002, with action being taken by the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) [ 480 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/osceolas-the-village-receives-directors-award-for-job-creation-retention/

In 1998, community members and leadership from throughout Clarke County came together to address the shortage of childcare access in south-central Iowa. With demand growing from local businesses, a…

When Altec’s Recruiter, Susan Miller, was pitched the idea of a joint venture between the Clarke County Development Corp...
02/06/2020
Altec Osceola Pioneers High School Internship Program Through Industrial Tech Advisory Board

When Altec’s Recruiter, Susan Miller, was pitched the idea of a joint venture between the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), Clarke Schools, and local manufacturers in forming an Industrial Tech Advisory Board for Clarke students, she knew there would be advantages. Not only did the collaboration give Altec and local manufacturers the ability to give back to the community, but it also provided the… [ 428 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/altec-osceola-pioneers-high-school-internship-program-through-industrial-tech-advisory-board/

When Altec’s Recruiter, Susan Miller, was pitched the idea of a joint venture between the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), Clarke Schools, and local manufacturers in forming an Industr…

Each year, Osceola Chamber Main Street and the Clarke County Development Corporation join in hosting a celebration of lo...
02/04/2020
Kimes Receives Honored Community Service Award

Each year, Osceola Chamber Main Street and the Clarke County Development Corporation join in hosting a celebration of local business and achievements for the past year. Tuesday’s event saw leadership from Osceola and Clarke County government, local businesses and non-profits joining together to celebrate - in 20’s-era style - the best Osceola and Clarke County has to offer. Part of that celebration was the recognition of… [ 302 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/kimes-receives-honored-community-service-award/

Each year, Osceola Chamber Main Street and the Clarke County Development Corporation join in hosting a celebration of local business and achievements for the past year. Tuesday’s event saw leadersh…

Due to recent updates with the Osceola Water Works online bill payment and processing system, there have been some chang...
01/30/2020
IMPORTANT NOTICE – Osceola Water Works Online Bill Paying Link Updates

Due to recent updates with the Osceola Water Works online bill payment and processing system, there have been some changes to where online payments are received. Those changes have been made on the Osceola Water Works web site, but it has been brought to the attention of Water Works staff and board members that some customers may still be trying to pay their bills through the old online link… [ 301 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/important-notice-osceola-water-works-online-bill-paying-link-updates/

Due to recent updates with the Osceola Water Works online bill payment and processing system, there have been some changes to where online payments are received. Those changes have been made on the…

In 2016, Iowa State Representative Rob Taylor and his wife, Dr. Christi Taylor, purchased the old winery across from Lak...
01/29/2020
Big Changes “Brewing” At Osceola’s Honey Hill Event Center

In 2016, Iowa State Representative Rob Taylor and his wife, Dr. Christi Taylor, purchased the old winery across from Lakeside Casino, just east of I-35 on Clay Street. A southern Iowa native, and no strangers to Osceola, the Taylors saw the potential of the site - not just as an event center to serve the local community, but as a national and even international attraction for fans and connoisseurs of fine distilled spirits… [ 794 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/big-changes-brewing-at-osceolas-honey-hill-event-center/

In 2016, Iowa State Representative Rob Taylor and his wife, Dr. Christi Taylor, purchased the old winery across from Lakeside Casino, just east of I-35 on Clay Street. A southern Iowa native, and n…

The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) works tirelessly on improvement and promotion of Clarke County, Iowa, i...
01/15/2020
CCDC Community Grants Break $1Million Mark in 2019

The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) works tirelessly on improvement and promotion of Clarke County, Iowa, its local businesses, supporting the community in any way it can. As the Qualifying Sponsoring Organization for Lakeside Hotel and Casino, the CCDC receives a percentage of gaming revenues that, in turn, funds their robust grant program. These grants are made available for local non-profit programs, educational opportunities, community enhancements and more. [ 583 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/ccdc-community-grants-break-1million-mark-in-2019/

The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) works tirelessly on improvement and promotion of Clarke County, Iowa, its local businesses, supporting the community in any way it can. As the Quali…

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders include ...
01/09/2020
Clarke County Hospital Now Offering Home Sleep Studies

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders include trouble falling (insomnia) or staying asleep, falling asleep at the wrong times (narcolepsy), too much sleep, or abnormal behaviors during sleep. One of the most common sleep disorders is sleep apnea. Signs and symptoms for sleep apnea include excessive daytime sleepiness, or "feeling tired all the time," [ 243 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-now-offering-home-sleep-studies/

The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 40 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Sleep disorders include trouble falling (insomnia) or staying asleep, falling asleep at the wrong tim…

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115 N Fillmore Street
Osceola, IA
50213

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Monday 08:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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(641) 342-2377

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