March 12, 2018 - 9:14 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile will be holding their next blood drive on Thursday March 22nd at the Osceola Community Hospital.  Please take some time out of your day and give the gift of life, the life you save may be someone you know.  If you donated on January 26, 2018 you are not eligible to donate at this drive. Then next drive will be Wednesday May 23.

Please call the Osceola Community Hospital Laboratory to make an appointment at 712-754-2574 ext. 260. All donors must be at least 16 years 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.

No hospitals in our area, including Osceola Community Hospital receive any blood or blood products from the American Red Cross.

February 5, 2018 - 10:07 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The Men’s Lenten Breakfast will be held on the following dates:

 DATE:                                 HOST:                                           DEVOTIONS:

 February 14, 2018:  NO MEETING

 February 28, 2018:  St. Andrew’s Catholic                  United Methodist Church

March 14, 2018:     First Presbyterian                          First Reformed Church

 March 28, 2018:     Christian Reformed Church            United Congregational

Breakfast begins at 6:30 A.M.  Breakfast generally takes 15 to 20 minutes with devotions lasting approximately 15 to 20 minutes.  Generally, everything is completed by 7:15 A.M.

There is a free will offering for the breakfast with $5.00 being suggested at each breakfast.  The host church is responsible for the blessing as well as breakfast.  The program, including music, will be the responsibility of the church assigned to devotions.

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:

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.