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 24, 2017 - 12:35 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

Good Ole Summertime will be taking place in Sibley on Saturday, June 10th 2017. Events include the parade at 10:30 a.m., wine tasting & craft vendors in the park, a tractor show starting at 11:30 a.m., lots of games and tournaments, and wraps up with “Party at the Pit” featuring Judd Hoos. Make plans to come out and join in this all day celebration!

Good ole Summertime

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.

May 5, 2017 - 11:41 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Ashton American Legion Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Pillow Cleaning on Monday, May 8th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Ashton Community Hall.  All types of bed pillows can be cleaned.  The money raised will be used for veteran & community projects.

SibleyPublicLibrary pictureThe Sibley Public Library Centennial Garden Kick-Off will take place on the front lawn of the library on Wednesday, May 17th at 12:17 p.m. The program will include a Proclamation by Mayor Jerry Johnson and Centennial Garden information by David Olson from Del’s Garden Center.


The Sibley Public Library will be hosting at Succulents & Terrariums Program in their meeting room on Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 p.m. This program will be presented by Margaret Murphy of ISU Extension.

sheldon-civic-music-associationThe Sibley Christian Reformed Church invites you to the concert of The Kempers Quartet from Sioux Center, IA which will be given on Sunday afternoon, April 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Christian Reformed Church. Invite your friends to join you and come to hear the message they will be giving.

April 17, 2017 - 10:54 am - Posted in Community Calendar

baked potatoA baked potato dinner is being held by Sibley United Methodist Church (700 11th Ave. NE) on Thursday, April 27th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Your meal includes a large baked potato with a variety of toppings to choose from, a side of coleslaw, dessert and a beverage.  To-go orders available.  Free will offering.

April 10, 2017 - 8:52 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Easter Egg HuntThe Sibley Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15th. The Easter Bunny will be at Central Part starting at 9:30 a.m. and the Easter Egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. This is open to children up to 3rd grade.