Clarke County Development Corporation

Clarke County Development Corporation Clarke County: a great place to Live, Work and Play!
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The Clarke County Development Corporation is dedicated to strengthening the economic development of southern Iowa through the growth of our existing business and industry, the addition of new industry to our communities and enhancing the quality of life enjoyed by our residents. Located in the heart of southern Iowa, Clarke County offers an ideal location at the junction of US Highway 34 and Interstate 35 and the quality of our workforce is next to none. We offer a variety of business assistance programs that foster the economic development of the area. Find out why companies such as Hormel Foods, Paul Mueller and Boyt Harness call Clarke County home.

The limits within are getting fewer and fewer, which is a good thing.  Park closures have ended, as have any limits on t...
05/28/2020
NEW: May 27, 2020 - City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation - 2020-7 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/new-may-27-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-7/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/affinity-gamings-lakeside-hotel-casino-announces-casino-reopening/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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! | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/ocms-osceola-foods-4th-of-july-fireworks-the-show-must-go-on/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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. [ 250 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/kading-supports-osceola-with-50-free-meals-to-its-residents/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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. [ 427 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/city-opens-applications-for-up-to-38500-in-housing-rehabilitation-assistance/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/commercial-building-reopening-tips-from-cdc-and-osceola-water-works/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/osceola-food-sponsors-local-graduation-recognition-poster-project/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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. [ 799 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/new-may-15-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-6/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

(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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

(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://osceolaclarkedev.com/additional-cases-of-covid-19-confirmed-in-clarke-county/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

(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? | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

(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://osceolaclarkedev.com/what-if-i-think-i-have-covid-19/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/as-covid-19-case-count-rise-in-iowa-clarke-county-residents-asked-to-continue-prevention-efforts/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

Effective May 1st, in 77 Iowa counties, including Clarke, businesses have been given the green light to open their doors...
05/06/2020
How Clarke County Manufacturers are Protecting Their Workforce from COVID-19 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

Effective May 1st, in 77 Iowa counties, including Clarke, businesses have been given the green light to open their doors after weeks of silence. Restaurants, fitness centers, libraries, retail shops and more will be opening with some restrictions, and that’s certainly a sign of hope for those employees. Through the shutdown, many essential manufacturers, considered some of Clarke County’s largest employers, have been operating at close to or fully staffed. [ 573 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/how-clarke-county-manufacturers-are-protecting-their-workforce-from-covid-19/

Those who work for the strong clarke county manufacturing base in Iowa will see the benefits of their preparation gains the COVID-19 virus.

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/mayberrys-makes-local-business-better/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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://osceolaclarkedev.com/clarke-schools-celebrates-a-special-teachers-and-nurses-week/

Clarke Schools Superintendent, Steve Seid sends out a special message to all teachers and nurses in appreciation of their service and commitment.

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 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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. [ 193 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/osceola-volunteer-fire-department-receives-state-approval-to-operate-basic-life-support-ambulance/

The Osceola Fire Department received notification last week that they are the cleared to operate a basic life support ambulance.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-...
05/02/2020
Clarke County Public Health to Residents: Together We’re Stronger | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified an additional case of COVID-19 in the county. The person is an older adult and they are currently isolated. The Clarke County Public Health Department reminds residents that although they are spending more time away from friends and family because of social distancing, state, county and local leaders recognize and appreciate the vital role they serve in stopping the spread of COVID-19. [ 400 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/clarke-county-public-health-to-residents-together-were-stronger/

Clarke County Public Health emphasizes "Together We're Stronger" and the need for social distancing to help stop the spread.

From Mayor Kedley: Due to the continued concerns, and in an effort to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, I, Mayor Tho...
04/29/2020
NEW: April 29, 2020 - City of Osceola Emergency Proclamation - 2020-5 | Clarke County Development Corporation - Osceola, Iowa | Business Development Opportunities in Southern Iowa

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 continue to stay home when possible, use good hygiene and practice social distancing to help flatten the curve and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. [ 765 more words ]
https://osceolaclarkedev.com/new-april-29-2020-city-of-osceola-emergency-proclamation-2020-5/

Osceola Iowa's Clarke County Development Corporation focuses on business development in Clarke County and southern Iowa. The CCDC assists with employment opportunities, helps with community development, improving quality of life, and increasing economic development for the citizens of Clarke County....

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