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.

In response to the immediate threat of the COVID Pandemic, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors implemented several te...
06/25/2020
Clarke County Courthouse Reopens with Some Safety Measures

In response to the immediate threat of the COVID Pandemic, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors implemented several temporary safety measures in accordance with the Governor’s Proclamation involving Social Distancing and Building Capacity guidelines. From the outset, the County has pursued the dual goals of reducing exposure and providing as many public services as possible. As such, the Clarke County Courthouse has been locked to the public and has been providing in-person services by appointment. [ 309 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-courthouse-reopens-with-some-safety-measures/

In response to the immediate threat of the COVID Pandemic, the Clarke County Board of Supervisors implemented several temporary safety measures in accordance with the Governor’s Proclamation involv…

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Robert E. Weis...
06/24/2020
Clarke County Hospital – Preparation for Moving Forward in a Pandemic

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 how they are preparing for the future of COVID in Clarke County. Watch the full video with Dr. [ 763 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-preparation-for-moving-forward-in-a-pandemic/

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 informat…

With a new bus barn and updated facilities, Clarke Community Schools has been reviewing and evaluating the need for bus ...
06/17/2020
Clarke Schools Calls on Community for Driver Support

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 early to make the call to district family members and the community for help. [ 647 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-schools-calls-on-community-for-driver-support/

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…

The Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Develop...
06/16/2020
Laborshed Study to be Conducted in Clarke County, IA

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. This defined area is called a “Laborshed area” and is based upon commuting patterns. [ 239 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/laborshed-study-to-be-conducted-in-clarke-county-ia/

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 C…

In early April, Clarke County Hospital applied for telehealth equipment funding from the FCC, and last week CCH was noti...
06/15/2020
Clarke County Hospital Awarded Funding from the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program

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 monitoring equipment to offer telehealth from home for potential COVID-19 patients and to provide telehealth video units in patient and exam rooms to minimize provider-patient contact and preserve personal protective equipment.” [ 109 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-county-hospital-awarded-funding-from-the-fcc-covid-19-telehealth-program/

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. “…

OSCEOLA, IOWA and LAS VEGAS (JUNE 12, 2020) – Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, today announced that i...
06/12/2020
Lakeside Announces Expanded Hours, Reopening of Table Games & Restaurant

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 Saturday, June 13th with preliminary hours of operation from 2pm - Midnight. Seating will be configured to allow for appropriate social distancing. [ 89 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/lakeside-announces-expanded-hours-reopening-of-table-games-restaurant/

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 10…

CCH Partners with Local Health Officials to Hold COVID-19 Testing EventDrive Thru COVID-19 Test SiteOn Thursday, June 4,...
06/05/2020
CCH Partners with Local Health Officials to Hold COVID-19 Testing Event

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

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 tested from the comfort of their own car. Test results are expected back by Monday, June 8, 2020.

The event was sponsored by Clarke...

https://osceolaia.net/cch-partners-with-local-health-officials-to-hold-covid-19-testing-event/

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…

06/01/2020

Jim's Sanitation Bulk Item Pickup has been reinstated.

Please make sure to schedule your pickups through City Hall - 641-342-2377

The limits within are getting fewer and fewer, which is a good thing. Park closures have ended, as have any limits on th...
05/28/2020
NEW: May 27, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-7

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 season. The Park Board made the recommendation last week, and the mayor formalized it through the proclamation. [ 624 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/new-may-27-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-7/

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 guidelin…

Lakeside Hotel Casino, an Affinity Gaming property, today announced that it will have a soft reopening to invited guests...
05/27/2020
Affinity Gaming’s Lakeside Hotel Casino Announces Casino Reopening

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 safety and sanitation policies to ensure the safety and health of both guests and employees. [ 241 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/affinity-gamings-lakeside-hotel-casino-announces-casino-reopening/

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…

As the Governor moves the state to re-open, many scheduled events are still feeling the impact of social distancing and ...
05/27/2020
OCMS, Osceola Foods & 4th Of July Fireworks – The Show Must Go On!

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 last week that Osceola’s famed 4th of July celebrations were canceled, a shockwave rolled through the community. [ 522 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/ocms-osceola-foods-4th-of-july-fireworks-the-show-must-go-on/

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 inactiv…

Even as Iowa re-opens, people remain cautious and local businesses—especially locally-owned restaurants—remain challenge...
05/20/2020
Kading Supports Osceola with 50 Free Meals to its Residents

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 50 meals for its townhome residents in Osceola. The property management company is coordinating with Playa Margarita Restaurant so that many of Kading’s residents living at The Meadows may secure a hot meal at no cost to them. [ 247 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/kading-supports-osceola-with-50-free-meals-to-its-residents/

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 i…

Partnering with the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), T...
05/18/2020
City Opens Applications for up to $38,500 in Housing Rehabilitation Assistance

Partnering with the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), The City of Osceola is opening the application process for the Owner-Occupied Housing Sustainability program. The program, developed to assist low-to-moderate income homeowners looking to make repairs to their homes, is an annual effort by SICOG and The City of Osceola to support local development and assist in maintaining the community. [ 426 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/city-opens-applications-for-up-to-38500-in-housing-rehabilitation-assistance/

Partnering with the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) and the Southern Iowa Council of Governments (SICOG), The City of Osceola is opening the application process for the Owner-Occupied …

As the state of Iowa looks at reopening businesses after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, there are a number of preparatio...
05/16/2020
Commercial Building Reopening Tips from CDC and Osceola Water Works

As the state of Iowa looks at reopening businesses after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, there are a number of preparation steps to be taken to ensure the safety of employees and customers. One thing that may not be top of mind for many people is the condition of the building’s water system. Prolonged shutdown or reduced operation such as those experienced during this pandemic may impact the water quality in commercial businesses, including schools, daycares, and beauty salons, just to name a few. [ 329 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/commercial-building-reopening-tips-from-cdc-and-osceola-water-works/

As the state of Iowa looks at reopening businesses after an extended COVID-19 shutdown, there are a number of preparation steps to be taken to ensure the safety of employees and customers. One thin…

Osceola Food, LLC announced today that it sponsored a Clarke High School Graduation recognition poster project. “We know...
05/15/2020
Osceola Food Sponsors Local Graduation Recognition Poster Project

Osceola Food, LLC announced today that it sponsored a Clarke High School Graduation recognition poster project. “We know that seniors around the country are not getting to experience some of the traditions that go with it, like prom and a graduation ceremony,” said John Hoag, Osceola Food Plant Manager. “Our team wanted to do our part to recognize the achievements of the Class of 2020 and sponsoring this project is one way we can bring these graduating seniors the recognition they deserve.” [ 128 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/osceola-food-sponsors-local-graduation-recognition-poster-project/

Osceola Food, LLC announced today that it sponsored a Clarke High School Graduation recognition poster project. “We know that seniors around the country are not getting to experience some of the tr…

From Mayor Kedley: I am sincerely proud of how our community has stepped up to battle this invisible enemy! It's not ove...
05/15/2020
NEW: May 15, 2020 – City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation – 2020-6

From Mayor Kedley: I am sincerely proud of how our community has stepped up to battle this invisible enemy! It's not over yet and we must continue pushing forward for a safer tomorrow! I ask everyone to continue doing their part and leading where their strengths are. As the state/Governor loosens restrictions I ask that you to consider how your actions can impact everyone in the community. [ 796 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/new-may-15-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-6/

From Mayor Kedley: I am sincerely proud of how our community has stepped up to battle this invisible enemy! It’s not over yet and we must continue pushing forward for a safer tomorrow! I ask …

(OSCEOLA, IA - MAY 11, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified...
05/11/2020
Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Clarke County

(OSCEOLA, IA - MAY 11, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. This is a total of 8 cases in Clarke County and 2 people have fully recovered. All of the other 6 cases are being isolated. Remember to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 which include cough, fever (100.4 or greater) and shortness of breath. [ 145 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/additional-cases-of-covid-19-confirmed-in-clarke-county/

(OSCEOLA, IA – MAY 11, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. This is a total of 8 cas…

(OSCEOLA, IA - MAY 8, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified ...
05/11/2020
What if I Think I Have COVID-19?

(OSCEOLA, IA - MAY 8, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. COVID-19 is a new virus and many Clarke County residents aren’t sure how to know if they have been infected, and if they have, what they should do about it. With so much information available on the internet, and not all of it accurate, Clarke County Public Health reminds residents the statewide COVID-19 information line is available at 2-1-1 to answer these kinds of questions. [ 299 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/what-if-i-think-i-have-covid-19/

(OSCEOLA, IA – MAY 8, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. COVID-19 is a new virus a…

The Clarke County Public Health Department thanks residents who are taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 ...
05/07/2020
As COVID-19 Case Count Rise in Iowa, Clarke County Residents Asked to Continue Prevention Efforts

The Clarke County Public Health Department thanks residents who are taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 1 additional case of COVID-19 in the county. As of today, 5/7/20 there are 4 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Clarke County, 2 of these cases have recovered. [ 255 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/as-covid-19-case-count-rise-in-iowa-clarke-county-residents-asked-to-continue-prevention-efforts/

The Clarke County Public Health Department thanks residents who are taking steps to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke Coun…

Osceola's square touts some of the finest local businesses in the state. From floral shops to clothing stores and more t...
05/06/2020
Mayberry’s Makes Local Business Better

Osceola's square touts some of the finest local businesses in the state. From floral shops to clothing stores and more the shopping on the square is unique and as personal as you'd expect from a rural Iowa town. But if you're looking for a good... and by "good," you mean the BEST home made pies and coffee recipes in Iowa… [ 93 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/mayberrys-makes-local-business-better/

Osceola’s square touts some of the finest local businesses in the state. From floral shops to clothing stores and more the shopping on the square is unique and as personal as you’d expe…

Teachers’ week is upon us. In normal times this would, of course, be celebrated with well-wishes and messages of thanks ...
05/05/2020
Clarke Schools Celebrates A Special Teachers’ and Nurses’ Week

Teachers’ week is upon us. In normal times this would, of course, be celebrated with well-wishes and messages of thanks for all of the educators who support and inspire the community. This year, though, the scenario is different. Steve Seid, Clarke Schools’ Superintendent, wanted to make a special point to send a message out to celebrate the Clarke teachers who, over the last month and a half, have taken their commitment to a whole new level. [ 269 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/clarke-schools-celebrates-a-special-teachers-and-nurses-week/

Teachers’ week is upon us. In normal times this would, of course, be celebrated with well-wishes and messages of thanks for all of the educators who support and inspire the community. This year, th…

The Osceola Fire Department received notification that they are cleared by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau o...
05/05/2020
Osceola Volunteer Fire Department Receives State approval to operate Basic Life Support Ambulance

The Osceola Fire Department received notification that they are cleared by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services to operate a basic life support ambulance. The Fire Department ambulance will run as a backup and support to Clarke County Ambulance Offering additional assistance when needed. Including but not limited to: Assisting on vehicle accidents, special event standby, assistance on complex medical calls, and assist with multiple calls. [ 192 more words ]
https://osceolaia.net/osceola-volunteer-fire-department-receives-state-approval-to-operate-basic-life-support-ambulance/

The Osceola Fire Department received notification that they are cleared by the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services to operate a basic life support ambulance. Th…

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Osceola, IA
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