June 22, 2017 - 10:57 am - Posted in Community Calendar

There will be a free will donation hog roast on Saturday, June 24th at the Ashton ball field, along with a co-ed softball tournament Friday and Saturday. A bean bag tournament will take place on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. with sign up before 11:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome!

If you are interesting in getting a softball team or if you have any questions please call Troy Huss or Sheila Vollink at 712-348-1992.

All proceeds after payout of winners will go to St. Pat’s Catholic School.

June 12, 2017 - 9:57 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Sibley State Bank will be holding a bake sale on Friday, June 23rd, starting at 8:00 a.m. and will go until the goodies are gone. Proceeds will go to Relay for Life.


June 7, 2017 - 11:33 am - Posted in Community Calendar

As part of their summer reading program, the Sibley Public Library will be holding Tech Time on Thursdays in June from Noon – 2:00 p.m.





Mondays — June 5, 12, 19, 26

1st Grade: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. & 2nd Grade: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesdays — June 6, 13, 20, 27

4 year olds/Daycare: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. & 5 year olds: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesdays — June 7, 14, 21, 28

3rd Grade: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. & 4th – 6th Grade: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Thursdays — June 8, 15, 22, 29

Kindergarten/Latchkey: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

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.

May 30, 2017 - 11:04 am - Posted in Community Calendar

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.

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.