soup and pieBoyden, Iowa — A soup and pie supper is planned to benefit an Ashton man who suffered a stroke this past summer. The supper is at the St. John Lutheran Church of Boyden. We talked to St. John pastor Daniel Hart, and he tells us about Eric Johnson.

Johnson and his wife Kim have one child at home near Ashton.

Pastor Hart says the church has a soup supper every year.

The supper is this Saturday, October 25th at St. John Lutheran Church of rural Boyden. That’s at 3941 280th Street, four miles north of Boyden on Kennedy Avenue, and a little west. They’ll have homemade soups and pies, and they’ll be serving from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. Thrivent Sioux County will provide supplementing funds.

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October 23, 2014 - 4:43 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

comedy tragedy masks theater theatreOff Off Broadway presents “Escanaba In Da Moolight” which will be held at the Ashton Legion Hall on November 6 – 9, 2014.

“Escanaba In Da Moonlight” is written by Jeff Daniels, and directed by King Hickman

For reservations call The 1015 Steakhouse at 712-754-3540 between 2:00 and 9:00 pm Tues-Sat

THE STORY: When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, thirty-five-year-old Reuben Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in the history of the Soadys never to bag a buck. In a hunting story to beat all hunting stories, ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT spins a hilarious tale of humor, horror and heart as Reuben goes to any and all lengths to remove himself from the wrong end of the family record book.


Tuesday’s garbage route will be picked up on Wednesday, November 12th.

October 13, 2014 - 9:38 am - Posted in Church News, Community Calendar
Plans are underway for ST. MARY’S ANNUAL FALL DINNER.
It will be held on Sunday, October 26th at the Ashton Legion Community Center.  Serving will be from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  It will be a catered broasted chicken dinner with homemade pies and desserts.
A raffle will also be held. Proceeds will go to different charitable projects. Please come and join us!
October 10, 2014 - 10:49 am - Posted in Church News, Community Calendar

The Sibley Christian Reformed Church invites you to the concert of the Gospel Gold Quartet on Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Christian Reformed Church.

Gospel Gold is a traditional four part male quartet from Sioux Falls, SD. The quartet was formed by experienced singers to promote and perform a variety of gospel music with a special focus on the old hymns and anthems of our faith.

Invite your friends to join you and come to hear the message they will be giving.

Sibley State Bank Relay For Life is having a Papa Murphy Take and Bake Pizza Fundraiser from October 14th to October 28th.

Pick up date is Thursday November 13th from 3:00pm to 5:30pm at the bank (come in the North doors).

5 different kinds of pizzas will be available for order:cheese-$10.00, Pepperoni-$11.00, Sausage-$11.00, Beef-$11.00, Cowboy-$13.00,plus Chip Cookie Dough (1 lb) $4.00

To Order: Contact any Sibley State Bank or Sibley Insurance Agency staff member.

October 2, 2014 - 9:26 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The Sibley Public Library will celebrate Family History Month by offering a Digital Newspaper Workshop on Thursday, October 16 @ 7PM. This class will teach patrons how to search the library’s online database of the local newspapers.

September 29, 2014 - 9:42 am - Posted in Community Calendar, School News

15th Annual Parade of Bands & Dinner will be on Sunday, October 19, 2014

Lunch will be served at the Sibley-Ocheyedan High School from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  S-O Band Boosters will be catering a meal of Pulled Pork, Cheesy Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Bar/Cookie & Drink. Freewill Offering will be taken;  Minimum Suggested Donation of $5/person

Support your S-O Marching Generals with your donation and by filling the stands!

 Performances begin at 2:00 pm at the Football Field. 6th Grade Band, 7th/8th Grade Band, and High School Marching Band Show “Arabia”.

September 26, 2014 - 4:19 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

Coveris (formerly Exopack) in Sibley is having an Open House, Thursday, Oct. 2 from 4:30-6:00 PM, food provided. If you plan on taking the plant tour, in order to meet food safety requirements, please no sandals, no sleeveless shirts and no jewelry.

fireOn Tuesday October 7th, the Sibley Fire and rescue will have their annual fundraiser.

This will be a movie at the Max theatre starting at 7 pm. Showing will be Planes: Fire and rescue. They will also have bingo at the Legion hall starting at 7pm also. The fireman will have a raffle for a lap top computer, an IPad and a rocker recliner. Get your tickets from any firemen or you can get your tickets at the city hall.

ambulance 2Thursday October 9th Osceola co EMS will have a “tip” night at Pizza Ranch starting at 4 and going until 9. Come support the Osceola co EMS.