ORANGE CITY—First Reformed Church in Orange City will host an Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. Refreshments will be served afterward. The church is located at 420 Central Ave. N.W.

HULL—LifeServe Blood Center of Sioux City will hold a blood drive noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Hull Public Library and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Centre Mall in Sioux Center. To make an appointment, call 1-800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.

SUTHERLAND—O’Brien County Conservation will host a full moon hike at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Prairie Heritage Center near Sutherland. Participants will strap on their snowshoes or hiking boots and take a walk under the light of the full moon. For more information, call 712-295-720…

SIOUX CENTER—Sioux Center Health is providing a Cardiovascular Screening Clinic noon-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. To schedule an appointment, call Diagnostic Imaging at 712-722-8116.

SIOUX CENTER—LifeServe Blood Center of Sioux City will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Centre Mall in Sioux Center. To make an appointment, call 1-800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.

SIOUX CENTER— Sioux Center Christian School’s TK/Kindergarten Round Up is Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22. Our parent meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21. At this meeting there will be a brief presentation, tour of the school, and learn how your child will be enfolded in God’…

SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center Chamber of Commerce is undergoing a large project involving the restructuring of dues and are looking for a cross section of businesses to be a part of a focus group.

REGIONAL—The Midwest Honor Flight Board of Directors have announced the Midwest Honor Flight Essay Contest “Why Thank a Veteran” to engage more youth in transporting America’s Veterans to Washington, D.C.

GEORGE—Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth ages 10-14 5:30-8 p.m. Thursdays for seven weeks beginning Feb. 28 at George-Little Rock Elementary in George.

HAWARDEN—The West Sioux PROSPER Team will host a Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth ages 10-14 6-8 p.m. every Monday for seven weeks beginning March 4, starting with a free meal 5:30-6 p.m. at the City Life Teen Center in Hawarden.

REGIONAL—Applications are being taken for the Mississippi River Basin Initiative through March 15 for landowners and farm operators who farm land in the 78,000-square-mile West Branch Floyd watershed area. The watershed area is bordered by Orange City, Sioux Center, Middleburg and Maurice.

REGIONAL—The Sioux County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a poster contest with the theme “Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper” open to all Iowa school students in K-12.

SIOUX CENTER—The All Seasons Center in Sioux Center is hosting the Craft and Vendor Show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. Contact 712-722-4386 Ext. 5 if interested in a booth.

REGIONAL—The O’Brien County Soil & Water Conservation District has cost-share funds available under the Rural Energy for America Program for residents thinking of protecting their acreage with a windbreak.

INWOOD—The roadway just north of Lake Pahoja on Buchanan Avenue between 160th and 180th Streets will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Jan. 7, until September, to replace the three-posted timber bridges, according to the Lyon County Engineer’s Office.

REGIONAL—The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund Inc. provides financial assistance to low- to moderate-income homeowners in making the necessary repairs to their homes.

SHELDON—Lewis Drug in Sheldon has been designated as the site of a Take Back Drug Kiosk in O’Brien County. The kiosk provides a secure site for disposal of any outdated or unwanted drugs. However, no liquids or needles or sharp objects may be deposited.

REGIONAL—Struggling to give up cigarettes? Quitline Iowa can help. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or visit the website www.quitlineiowa.org.

REGIONAL—MidAmerican Energy Co. reminds its customers about the importance of submitting a streetlight repair request whenever a streetlight is out or not operating correctly. Customers may submit a repair request form online by visiting www.midamericanenergy.com and selecting “Submit Street…

REGIONAL—Who are you going to call if you have a legal question, need someone to talk to, are trying to find a resource or are just feeling stressed? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Iowa Concern Hotline at 1-800-447-1985 is a toll-free number that is available 24/7.

REGIONAL—The Iowa Department of Public Health has a bullying and suicide hotline where youth, parents, school personnel and all concerned Iowans can get help and information about bullying and youth suicide. Your Life Iowa is available 24/7 by calling 1-855-581-8111 or texting 855-895-8398. …

REGIONAL—The Iowa Department of Public Health, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has a blog-style website for Iowa teens focusing on a variety of health issues. The website, www.IAMincontrol.org (Iowa Adolescents Making Choices to Control Their Future), includ…

HULL—LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive noon-6 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the Hull Public Library and 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at American Reformed Church in Orange City. To schedule a blood donation appointment, call 1-800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.

BOYDEN—LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive 2-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Demco Community Center in Boyden. To schedule a donation, call 1-800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeservebloodcenter.org.

SHELDON—Sheldon United Methodist Church will show the documentary-style film “The Coming Convergence” at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23. There will be a time of discussion following.

SIOUX CENTER—LifeServe Blood Center will hold a blood drive noon-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Sioux Center Health; and 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at American Reformed Church in Orange City. To schedule a blood donation appointment, call 1-800-287-4903 or visit www.lifeserveblood…

SHELDON—Community Blood Bank of Sioux Falls, SD, will host community blood drives 7:30-10:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon and noon-3:30 p.m. at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center. For information or to make an appointment, contact Sanford Sheldon at 712-324-6…

SHELDON—The Sheldon Christian Retirement Home will host the Teach Boys of the George area in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, for its third ice cream social of the summer. Bring lawn chairs for seating. There will be a time for fellowship with ice cream, homemade bars, coffee and punch f…

SHELDON—A Memory Loss Support Group will meet 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, at Sanford Sheldon Senior Care. The program will be sharing. For more information, call 712-324-6467 or 712-324-6470.

SIOUX CENTER—Sioux Center Health is providing a Parkinson’s Awareness Support Group at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Royale Meadows West Community Room. Come for fellowship and mutual encouragement. For more information on the group, call 712-722-8328.

SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Nathaniel Byron Kassel, 36, Rock Rapids, about 6:05 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, stemming from a report of a person who was suspected to be intoxicated inside a motor vehicle at the Shell Siouxper Center in Sioux Center.

SHELDON—The Sheldon Area Unity Meal will be held Monday, Sept. 18, at Living Water Community Church in Sheldon. Serving of the free meal will start at 6 p.m.

SIOUX CENTER—Promise Community Health Clinic is offering flu vaccine clinics 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, and Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 338 First Ave. N.W., Sioux Center. Walk-ins are welcome. No appointment necessary. Free to children 18 and under. There is a $25 charge for anyone over age 18.…

SHELDON—The Sheldon School District will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, in the board room in the high school. The only agenda item is an evaluation of superintendent Robin Spears.

­REGIONAL—The Iowa Department of Public Health, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has a blog-style website for Iowa teens focusing on a variety of health issues. The website, www.IAMincontrol.org (Iowa Adolescents Making Choices to Control Their Future), inclu…

ROCK RAPIDS—The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department reported the arrest of Jesse Eugene Visser, 21, Inwood, on Friday, Oct. 27, on two warrants of probation violation. He was arrested at a residential treatment facility in Sioux City and transported to the Lyon County Jail win Rock Rapids, wher…

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SIOUX CENTER—Promise Community Health Center will ensure children have all the required health screenings and immunizations that they need for school.

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