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Iowa Lakes to Honor Veterans

Iowa Lakes Community College will honor veterans in the region by sharing a virtual Veterans Day Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11:00 a.m. Dan Lutat, Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) of the United States Air Force, with 28 years of service, and Director of Iowa Lakes Government Affairs ...

Blood Donation Drive in Graettinger

SIOUX CITY – LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book an appointment to give blood at an upcoming area blood drive. It’s important that eligible community members continue to give blood regularly to ensure the health of the community. There is no substitute for human ...

PACHS Auxiliary Holds E-Fundraiser

Palo Alto County Health System (PACHS) Auxiliary is currently holding a virtual fundraiser through HeartlandEFundraising.com. Now through Thursday, Dec. 31, shop thousands of deals on jewelry, fashion accessories, socks, leggings, winter wear, and seasonal gifts. Proceeds will benefit all of ...

Calling All Student Artists: Iowa Jr. Duck Stamp Art Contest

Calling all student artists in kindergarten through twelfth grade! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is now accepting entries for the 2021 Iowa Federal Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) art contest. While entering the JDS contest, students have the opportunity to learn about waterfowl and their ...

Veterans Day Celebration November 11

Veterans Day will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 11, at V.F.W.Post #2295, Emmetsburg. From 9 to 10:30 a.m. the public is invited to enjoy coffee and rolls while viewing a virtual Veterans Day program. Emmetsburg Catholic School students will present a musical salute at 10 a.m. Following is the ...

Adopt-a-Family This Holiday

Christmas is a time for families. There are families in Palo Alto County that could use some help making Christmas a truly special time of year. Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., and The Reporter & The Democrat are joining together to get families signed up for “Adopt A ...

The Grand Opera House Presents Maddie Poppe’s Acoustic Christmas

The Grand Opera House, in partnership with the Iowa Rock ’n Roll Music Association, will present Maddie Poppe’s Acoustic Christmas. Join Maddie Poppe for an intimate night of music at the Grand Opera House in Dubuque. The Clarksville native and Season 16 winner of American Idol, is ...

Adopt-a-Family This Holiday Season

Christmas is a time for families. There are families in Palo Alto County that could use some help making Christmas a truly special time of year. Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc., and The Reporter & The Democrat are joining together to get families signed up for “Adopt A ...

CLUE Geocaching to be Held at Lost Island Nature Center Nov. 7

Was it Miss Scarlet in the library with the lead pipe? Help us solve the mystery in the ultimate “Who Dun It” game of CLUE. Come out to the Lost Island Nature Center, north of Ruthven, on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1:00 p.m. to participate in this great event of CLUE geocaching. Never gone ...

Nature Center’s ‘Howleen Hoopla’ A Howling Success

With a path of lights and glowing jack-o-lanterns, guests at the Lost Island Nature Center’s Howleen Hoopla were set for a spooky and fun evening! To kick off the night, guests were able to enjoy s’more making by the fire. A program on some critters that many may find creepy (but are ...