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Mainstreet Community Theatre Presents Twisted Tales of Poe

Emmetsburg Mainstreet Community Theatre will be back in action this month after having to put a hold on theatrical productions due to COVID-19. The theatre will record a production of a radio play entitled Twisted Tales of Poe. The radio play, written by Philip Grecian, is based on Tales of ...

Blood Donations Needed In Palo Alto Community

SIOUX CITY – LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book an appointment to give blood at an upcoming area blood drive. To help ensure the safety of blood donors and team members during this COVID-19 pandemic, LifeServe is enforcing several precautionary ...

‘Hooowwleen Hoopla’ at Lost Island Nature Center

Join the Palo Alto County Conservation Board for an eerie night learning about some of our creepy critters, making s’mores, and taking a hayride through the prairie. This event takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 21, with the first session beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the last ...

Harvest Moon Night Hike

RUTHVEN -- Harvest Moon Night Hike is Friday, Oct. 2. Meet at the Lost Island Nature Center at 8 p.m. then walk to the Prairie Trails to look at the Harvest Moon. Space is limited to eight people; call 712-837-4866.

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Bethany Lutheran: Mission Blast Wednesdays

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Bethany Lutheran Church's Youth Mission Trip was canceled. So the church developed what they called "Mission Blast" Wednesdays. Each week in July, the youth and some adults did various mission projects around Emmetsburg. These projects included: painting the ...

Virtual VBS at Grace Baptist Church

The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) crisis has changed so many things in our lives, including Grace Baptist Church's plans to host Vacation Bible School (VBS) this summer. Though VBS will be unable to meet in person this year, Grace Baptist is excited to take participants on a virtual adventure ...

Church Breaks Ground on Family Life Center

by Darren FraserOn Sunday, United Methodist Church officially broke ground for its Family Life Center.The ceremony took place after morning services. Pastor Hojin Shin and members of the building committee sunk their spades and turned over dirt in the church-owned lot across the street from the ...

Vacation Bible School Makes a Splash

St Paul Lutheran Church held its Vacation Bible School on July 8-12. The theme was "Splash Canyon: God's Promise on Life's Wild Ride." Pre-schoolers and youngsters played games, learned about the Bible, made crafts and had a great time. Above, some vacationers line up for a bucket race. ...

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Couple Married In Sioux City

Eric Flynn and Air Phachansiry of Correctionville became husband and wife at an afternoon wedding ceremony Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at the Sioux City Convention Center. Officiant at the ceremony was Bruce Mende from Leander, TX. Air is the daughter of Phouth and Phonesavanh Phachansiry from ...

December Wedding Plans

Jim and Kay Kibbie of Emmetsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Kibbie, to Tyler Bjustrom, the son of Dawn and Randy Bjustrom of Algona.Whitney graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Art Education. Whitney is currently teaching at the ...

Announce Engagement

Bob and Sheila O'Connell of Cushing, IA, and Larry and Linda Ruppert of Mallard, announce the engagement of their children Kristin and Matt.Kristin is a 2013 graduate of River Valley High School and 2015 graduate of Iowa Lakes Community College. Kristin is a Client Care Leader with MaxYield in ...

November Wedding Date

Mark and Connie Schroeder of Emmetsburg are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Schroeder, to Skylar Halma, the son of Laurel Mundt of Inwood and Dan Halma of Larchwood.Rachel is a 2013 graduate of Emmetsburg High School, a 2014 graduate of, and ...

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