SHELDON—State Rep. Dennis Bush (R-Cleghorn) will hold a town hall meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in Pizza Ranch in Sheldon. He represents District 3, which includes O’Brien County.

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SHELDON—The Sheldon Knights of Columbus will hold a spelling bee for Sheldon area students in fourth through seventh grade at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Wansink Center on the campus of Village Northwest Unlimited.

HAWARDEN—Sioux County Conservation will host a free ice fishing clinic 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Big Sioux Recreation Area near Hawarden.

SHELDON—The Sheldon Knights of Columbus will hold a free-throw contest for boys and girls at noon Saturday, Jan. 29, at the Wansink Center on the campus of Village Northwest Unlimited. The competition is open to ages 9-14 as of Jan. 1.

CALUMET—Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is teaming up with ISU Ag and Biosystems Engineering specialists to bring planter equipment expertise to the Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Calumet on Monday, Feb. 7.

SIOUX CENTER—The video, “Supporting a Loved One During a Mental Health Crisis,” will be shown when the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group meets 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center. Individuals and family members affected by mental illnes…

ORANGE CITY—N’West Iowa dairy producers can learn about emerging dairy industry issues at Dairy Day, an event to be held 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at the Sioux County office of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Orange City.

REGIONAL—Sioux County Conservation will host an Owl Prowl with special guest, Harlan the Barred Owl, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Prairie Woods Nature Center in Oak Grove Park near Hawarden.

REGIONAL—Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel Paint announce the 2022 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of community projects throughout Iowa. Submit an online grant application at keepiowabeautiful.org/grants-scholarships/grants/paint-iowa-beau…

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REGIONAL—The Sioux County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring the Lloyd Gayer Scholarship Awards to be given to three high school seniors residing in Sioux County.

SHELDON—Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will present a free four-week program focused on personal well-being, “What About Me? My Well-being” noon-12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22 in the lower level of the Sheldon Community Services Center. Topics will be:

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SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center Public Library’s Winter Reading Program for Teens and Adults will be Jan. 17-Feb. 28. The program is only available through the Beanstack app for fifth grade and up. The more you read the better your chances to win the grand prize. A candy bar for anyone who rea…

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REGIONAL—The Sioux County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring environmental grants open to any Sioux County youth group.

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.

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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HAWARDEN—Sioux County Conservation will host Senior Environmental Learning and Fellowship at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Prairie Woods Nature Center at Oak Grove Park near Hawarden.

ORANGE CITY—LifeServe Blood Center of Sioux City will hold a blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at American Reformed Church in Orange City. Appointments are required by visiting lifeservebloodcenter.org or calling 1-800-287-4903.

OKOBOJI—“Overcomer of Okoboji” will return for its seventh year on a virtual platform with its newest mini-conference titled, “Hope in Christ: Coffee and Conversation,” an inspirational and uplifting non-denominational Christian women’s event for women of all ages and all faiths.

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