OpenSciEd Partners with Kendall Hunt Publishing

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Kendall Hunt is excited to announce they have been chosen as the manufacturing and distribution partner for OpenSciEd, a leader in the science Open Education Resource space. Currently, the OpenSciEd middle school units are being field tested by over 200+ teachers.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.

Equestrian Grooming Products Maker Equi-Spa Works with Organization to Rescue Retired Race Horse – Announces Giveaway and Big Spring Sale to Kick Off 2019

WINTERSET, Iowa — Equi-Spa(R), the leading maker of premium, all-natural horse care and equine grooming products based in Winterset, Iowa, announced today that it recently adopted a retired thoroughbred race horse in cooperation with the Neigh Savers Foundation.

Free Land Incentives Hope to Spur on Spring New Home Construction

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Spring is finally here and with it comes the start of the building season. As part of an ongoing housing development initiative, Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) has been working with the city of Osceola to offer home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects.

CCDC Celebrates 50 Years of Community Commitment and Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa — This year (2019) marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.

South Central Iowa Manufacturer Digs Into Storm Safety

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Osceola, Iowa’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps this week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you can imagine what a similar incident would do to SIMCO.

Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation.

Rural South-Central Iowa Sees Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Rural organizations throughout south-central Iowa, specifically, the city of Osceola and Clarke County Iowa look to their development corporation, the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), for grants and other assistance to add value and benefits to the communities they serve.

Osceola’s Altec Continues to Build a Better Future

OSCEOLA, Iowa — The Altec Osceola Body Plant has experienced tremendous growth in the five years it has been operating in Southern Iowa and is looking for the right candidates to join their exceptional team. Altec purchased an existing fiberglass fabrication plant already established in Osceola, at the end of 2013 to expand their manufacturing capabilities.

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Closing film ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

DUBUQUE, Iowa — High and Outside, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir” film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where “Field Of Dreams” was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it “One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World.”