Healthiest State Annual Walk – Join Us, Oct 4th!!

The Annual Walk is an opportunity to join thousands of other Iowans statewide in walking for 30 minutes. Workplaces, schools, organizations, cities and communities are all encouraged to walk! Being physically…


Change Homestead Exemption

Don’t forget to update your record in the Assessor’s office to include your birth date!


**Scam Alert**

Osceola County Residents: Please be aware of a letter going around our state claiming to be from “County Deed Records” (see image).  This letter is not related to our County…

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Osceola County Child Care Initiative Fund Launched

One step in the Osceola County Child Care Strategic Plan is to “Establish a county-wide child care initiative fund.” And that fund is now ready to go. The Osceola County…

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Community Foundation of Osceola County 2022-2023 Grant Cycle Update

March 28, 2023 All grant applications have been sent to the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines for final approval. Grant awardees will be announced as soon as possible. For…

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Hawkeye Point enhances campgrounds

May 20, 2022: The Hawkeye Point campground now has four sites with concrete pads, just in time for a busy summer! Thanks to grants from the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation…

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Sesquicentennial celebrations launch May 1

Osceola County, the City of Sibley and the Osceola County Fair will all celebrate 150 years in 2022! Celebrations and event will be held all over the county starting on…


Osceola County Communities receive state housing assessment grants

Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority announced more than $500,000 in grant funding will be awarded to rural communities across the state through the Governor’s Empower Rural…

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Community Foundation of Osceola County announces 2021-2022 grant recipients

The Community Foundation of Osceola County (CFOC) has awarded grants totaling $127,300.19 to 32 organizations and communities throughout Osceola County Since the Community Foundation of Osceola County was established, nearly…

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Customer Service workshop to be held in Sibley

Please pre-register by calling or emailing ISU Extension & Outreach Osceola County at 712-754-3648 or email