July 24, 2015 - 8:56 am - Posted in Community Calendar

relay for life 2The 15th Annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will be held on Friday, August 7th at the Sibley High School track. Concessions will begin at 5:00 p.m., opening ceremonies will be at 7:00 p.m. and the Luminaria Ceremony will start at dusk. You can pick up your luminaria at the Sibley banks or other local businesses in town.

July 24, 2015 - 8:46 am - Posted in Community Calendar

jester puppet

The Sibley Public Library invites the community to a “Jester Puppets” showing at the Sibley-Ocheyedan Elementary School gym on Saturday, July 25th at 1:00 p.m. This event is being funded by Kermit & Pam DeBoom.


Please welcome the “Highpointers” to Sibley this weekend! There will be a hog roast at the Sibley Country Club Friday evening starting at 5:00 p.m. This event is open to the public. On Saturday there will be a pancake breakfast in Central Park from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

July 16, 2015 - 12:59 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

Ashton signAshton Town and Country Days are happening Friday and Saturday, August 7th and 8th at the City Park.

Friday kicks things off with a double elimination softball tournament at 5 pm, and the Snack Shack opens at 6.

On Saturday, the softball tournament continues at 8 am, and the Snack Shack reopens at 8 am until 6 pm. The Flea Market/Craft Show is from 9 am – 1 pm, pre-register by contacting Alicia Pennings at 712-348-4293.

The Food Booth will start serving at 10 am in the big shelter house.

For the Cook Off contact Kevin Ommen at 712-461-0828 for more details.

Archery in the Park will take place from 9 am to noon.

Kids activities will be from 10 am until 4 pm, with Bounce Around Inflatables, Train rides, and face painting from 10 am – 3 pm, Coins in the Corn from 10 am – 1 pm, Fire truck rides at 10 am, and the kids tractor pull at 11 am.

The parade will be at 1 pm and a bean bag tournament at 2:30 pm.

July 13, 2015 - 2:14 pm - Posted in Community Calendar, News

county fair 1Osceola County Fair Events Schedule

Wednesday, July 15th — will be Little Miss Osceola & Fair Queen Contest. 7 p.m. at the Grandstand. Osceola co Fair will have an antique Tractor Display every day of the Fair.

Thursday, July 16th — Commercial Building Set up 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Open 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Osceola Electric Bucket Rides will be from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Live Band “Northern Justice” is scheduled to perform from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in front of the Grandstand.   Figure 8 races and Demolition Derby will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the  Grandstand. Little Tykes Figure 8 Races will take place between events. Fireworks following Demo Derby or at dark; sponsored by the Osceola County Fair Board and the Osceola Community Hospital and Avera Medical Group.

Friday, July 17 — Commercial & Open Class Buildings will be open  from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1-4  The IA State University Conservation Station will be open from 1 – 4 p.m. At 6 p.m. there will be a Hypnotist at the Grandstand.  Tuff Nuff Minature Rodeo starts at 7 p.m.; local riders welcome. Must by 14 and Under.

Saturday July 18th — BBQ cookoff All Day. Kids pedal Tractor Pull will be at 2 p.m.  The Zoo Mobile will run from Noon – 2 p.m.  Iowa National Guard Rock Climbing Wall will also be here. Monster Arm Wrestling Tournament, with Wrestling at 1 p.m.  There will be Donkey Races in front of the Grandstand at 4:30 p.m. and Combine Demo Derby following the Donkey Races. Then at 7:30 there will be Great Plains Tractor Pull.  Carolan Inflatables will be on the grounds from 5 – 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Fun for the whole family!

July 13, 2015 - 1:46 pm - Posted in Community Calendar


The Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile will be holding their next blood drive on Wednesday July 22. Our blood donations have dropped off greatly and we need everyone to consider donating. Please take some time out of your day and give the gift of life, the life you save may be someone you know.
The Sibley Pizza Ranch is helping to encourage donations by offering coupon good for $2 off their buffet for all blood donors. A special thank you to the Sibley Pizza Ranch for their support!
Please call the Osceola Community Hospital Laboratory to make an appointment at 712-754-2574 ext. 260. All donors must be at least 16 year’s old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. You can donate blood every 56 days.

The Sioux Falls Blood Bank is the sole supplier of all blood and blood products for Osceola Community Hospital.

July 10, 2015 - 8:34 am - Posted in Community Calendar


Sibley Pool  “ Fill it up” Fund will have a fund raiser Street Dance,  on Saturday July 18th starting at 9pm until 1am.  This will be held in the Old Co-op Parking lot. The live band will be “November 35th” with Anna Taylor from the “Voice” Tickets will be sold at the gate.  Please support the” Fill it up” Pool Fund, and have fun doing it.


Sibley City Offices will be

CLOSED on Friday,

July 3rd, 2015 for the

Independence Day Holiday.


PICKUP on Friday, July 3rd.

Friday’s garbage route will be

picked up on Monday,

July 6th, 2015.

June 16, 2015 - 8:50 am - Posted in Community Calendar


The Goodwill Donation Trailer is going to be in Sibley at 407 9th Street from Tuesday, July 7th through Tuesday, July 14th.

Accepted Items For Resale:

Good, clean usable clothing; shoes; housewares; small furniture; boos; CDs & videos; collectibles; useable toys; electronics in working condition; computer accessories

Accepted Items For Recycling:

Dry clothing in any condition; computers & accessories; cell phones in need of repair; all used ink cartridges; metal; books; shoes; purses; belts (in any condition); kitchen utensils; soft toys (any condition); paper (newspaper, magazines); cardboard

We DO NOT Accept:

Large appliances (fridges, washers/dryers, stoves); paint or chemicals; used oil; air conditioners; wet clothing; large furniture or furniture needing repair; TVs; tires; box springs or mattresses; encyclopedias

Please carry all items as far back to the front of the trailer as possible. Leave room at the back of the trailer for the stairs to be loaded. DO NOT leave items outside of the trailer. They WILL NOT be picked up.

For more information please contact Elthea Danley, Operations Support Specialist, at 605-357-6151.

bag lunch

Osceola Community Hospital will have a Lunch and Learn on Thursday, June 11th at 12 noon at the Hospital Ed Room. $5.00.

Packing a healthy lunch is important because we are consuming 1/3 of our body’s nutritional needs at this one meal. Come and join us in learning to make good choices when packing your lunch. 754-2574    ext. 216 to register.