SHELDON—The U.S. Department of Agriculture will offer free food boxes with produce, dairy and meat products beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the parking lot of Living Water Community Church at 610 Second Ave. in Sheldon.

HAWARDEN—Sioux County Conservation will host historian Duane Jundt for a birthday celebration of the life and conservation legacy of President Theodore Roosevelt 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, at Prairie Woods Nature Center at Oak Grove Park northeast Hawarden.

SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center Public Library will hold an event for fifth- through eighth-graders who love Harry Potter at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29.

SIOUX CENTER—Family Crisis Centers based in Sioux Center is accepting donations for a Personal Care Drive through Oct. 31, for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

SIOUX CENTER—Bridge of Hope Christian Reformed Church in Sioux Center is hosting Hallelu Drive-thru, a trick-or-treat alternative due to COVID-19, 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in the Sioux Center Middle School parking lot.

REGIONAL—The Greater Sioux County Genealogy Society will hold a webinar “Military Genealogy Resources for the Beginning Genealogist” taught by genealogist and researcher Tina Beaird of Illinois at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26.

PAULLINA—O’Brien County Conservation will hold a new event, 3D archery, Saturday, June 22, at the Crosbie Wildlife & Nature Youth Center at 4270 Roosevelt Ave. between Primghar and Paullina.

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SHELDON—According to his dad, rural Hospers native Scott Stallmann has been obsessed with the South Asian country of Nepal for about half his life.

ORANGE CITY—Orange City Area Health System Home Health & Hospice will hold grief classes 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 1-Nov. 5, at its Downtown Campus.

SIBLEY—The Community Blood Bank Bloodmobile of Sioux Falls, SD, will hold a blood drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-5 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley. For a donation appointment, call 712-754-5358.

ROCK VALLEY—Instead of the monthly community meal, Shepherd’s Table again will hold a food share 5-6:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, in the parking lot of the Parkview Event Center in the corner of 11th Street and 13th Avenue in Rock Valley. This is a drive-up or walk-up event. Volunteers will direc…

REGIONAL—Martha McFarland of Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch, Kim Andersen of Zihlman Family Farms & Blueberry Bottom and Regina Frahm of Esther Purl Fibers will host a virtual field day with Practical Farmers of Iowa exploring the process of crafting a farm succession plan 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30.

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SHELDON—During its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 9), the Sheldon School District Board of Education will get an update from the high school’s Student Leadership Team regarding the group’s plans for Homecoming.

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SHELDON—The Sheldon City Council will tackle a couple of personnel items when it meets at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Sheldon Community Services Center.

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SHELDON—Peoples Bank Sheldon president Lyle Kuiper said the financial institution wanted to do something special for the community to celebrate 15 years of being in the city “Where families come first.”

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