January 10, 2018 - 11:14 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Osceola Community Hospital will host a blood drive on Wednesday, January 24 and Friday, January 26 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm both days.  All blood types are in immediate need to support the local supplies.

“This winter community blood drive will help ensure that blood is available for all types of surgeries, traumas, burn treatment and cancer treatment,” states Ken Versteeg, Executive Director, Community Blood Bank.  “When you donate blood on January 24 or January 26, you are helping local patients in their time of need.  Your donations will make blood readily available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Osceola Community Hospital.   We encourage new donors as well as those donors that have donated multiple times to give the gift of life.”

Community Blood Bank is a joint cooperative venture of Sanford Medical Center and Avera Health. The Community Blood Bank currently is the sole blood provider to 34 hospitals in eastern South Dakota, northwestern Iowa, and southwestern Minnesota, including Osceola Community Hosptial.   Community Blood Bank is not affiliated with other blood bank organizations and takes pride in being self-sufficient because of the generosity of our local blood donors.

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with a signed parent consent form found at www.cbblifeblood.org) weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good general health.  It is recommended that a person eat and drink plenty of fluid prior to donating blood.  Additional questions regarding blood donations may be answered by calling Community Blood Bank directly at 1-877-877-3070, log onto www.cbblifeblood.org or call Osceola Community Hospital at 754-2574.

Community Blood Bank is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), the College of American Pathologist (CAP).

December 6, 2017 - 11:40 am - Posted in Community Calendar, News

 

 

Osceola County Sharing Christmas 2017

  1. Please contact Upper Des Moines Opportunity in Sibley if you are willing to help make a family’s Christmas a little better this year. Please call during office hours which are Monday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 8:00 – 12:00 and 12:30- 3:30 to adopt a family or with any questions. UDMO’s number is 712-754-2573.
  2. All families have now been adopted! Upper Des Moines Opportunity of Osceola County says thanks and Merry Christmas to all who adpoted a family!!
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November 15, 2017 - 2:21 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

59 Powersports would like to welcome all to their open house, taking place on Thursday, November 16th and Friday, November 17th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm, and on Saturday November 18th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

There will be sales and specials on riding gear and snowmobile clothing. Stop in Friday, November 17th from 4:00 – 6:00 pm and claim your Key to the Clam and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an Ice House.

For more information, contact 59 Powersports at 712-758-3111.

November 15, 2017 - 2:05 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

The Sibley Public Library and Max Theatre will be having a fun event on Monday, December 11th – Celebrating Two Centennials!
The Sibley Public Library and the Max Theatres will be showing the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 4:30 pm at the Max Theatre on Monday, December 11th.
There will be free admission with the donation of a Food Pantry item! Also, the Sibley Public Library is sponsoring free popcorn for all!
This fun event will celebrate 100 years for both the Sibley Public Library and the Max Theatre (Dec. 11, 1917 is the actual date of the Library dedication). Join us for a night of celebration and entertainment!
August 6, 2017 - 11:11 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Sibley has started a “rock” Facebook page like many surrounding towns to increase community involvement and fun. We would like to spread the word to all those that live in Sibley so everyone can participate. You can visit their Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/search/str/Sibley+Rocks%21/keywords_top

July 25, 2017 - 10:30 am - Posted in Community Calendar

McCallum. Museum is featuring the final exhibit of art from Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students  on Sunday, July 30. Hours are: Sundays from 1:30-4:30 and Tuesday’s + Thursdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Look for upcoming information on McCallum Museum’s WWI exhibit and Speaker Series programs for August. Programs are from 2:00-3:00 p.m. For information call Jan Stofferan at 712-754-3710.

June 2, 2017 - 8:58 am - Posted in Community Calendar

McCallum Museum is open every Sunday from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. from Memorial Day to August 27, 2017.

An exhibit of artwork of Sibley-Ocheyedan Elementary School displayed on June 4, 11 and 18, 2017.  Stop in and see great artwork from the students!

For additional information, contact Jan Stofferan, Museum Curator at 754-3710.

Vets-and-Flag-Memorial-Day[1]In Sibley, the Memorial Day ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Holman Township Cemetery. Officer of the day will be Gary Kleve. Pastor Steve Swenson of the Sibley United Methodist Church will have the prayer and the address. The Ritual Service will be performed by the VFW and Auxillary of Post #7373. The firing squad will be provided by members of VFW Post #7373 and American Legion Post #324 of Sibley. The Sibley-Ocheyedan Band will play Taps and the Star Spangled Banner.

In Ashton, the Memorial Day observance begins on Saturday morning at 10 when crosses and flags will be placed on veterans’ graves. On Monday at 6 a.m. flags will be placed in the Avenue of Flags at the cemeteries. Events at the Ashton Legion Community Center will begin with coffee and rolls at 8:30 and a Service of Remembrance at 9:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be Retired Major Josh Haack of Primghar. At 10:30 citizens will gather at the cemeteries for a Roll Call of Departed Veterans and a rifle salute. Plans are to retire the crosses and flags at 4 p.m. on Monday. The Ashton Town and Country Committee will serve a Pork Loin meal at the Community Center from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Free will offering. All are welcome.

In Melvin, American Legion Post 470 invites everyone to observe Memorial Day services at Baker Cemetery, two miles east and two miles north of Melvin, beginning at 10:30 a.m on Monday, May 29th. Those attending are urged to bring lawn chairs for their comfort. In case of inclement weather, the ceremonies will be held in the American Legion Community Center in Melvin.

May 8, 2017 - 10:24 am - Posted in Community Calendar

A rummage and bake sale will be held at Sibley United Methodist Church (700 11th Ave. NE) Friday, May 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (all items half price Saturday 2-4 pm).  All proceeds go toward youth camp opportunities.  Donations welcome!  Please deliver to the church by noon Thursday, May 11.

Mother Daughter BrunchThere will be a Community Mother/Daughter Brunch hosted by Relay for Life Team TEAM TRINITY that will be held at 9:00 a.m. onSaturday, May 13, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sibley.  After brunch a presentation entitled “Growing With Grace” will be given by Amy Scheaffer and family, followed by door prizes.  Rhubarb pies and Team Trinity crafts will be also be available.  All proceeds donated to the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $7 and available at The Porch On Main in Sibley or call Brenda Krahling @ 712-461-0687.