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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 ...

61st West Palo Alto Community Fund Drive

West Palo Alto Community Fund Drive is celebrating 61 years. The annual fund raiser is scheduled to begin Sunday, Nov 1, and continue through Sunday, Nov. 22. This annual fund drive gives the community the opportunity to help local, state and national health and welfare programs. Monies ...

Community Blood Drive Nov. 4 in Emmetsburg

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 ...

Palo Alto Sportsmen Ducks Unlimited Banquet Date Set

Save the Date for Palo Alto Sportsmen! The Palo Alto Sportsmen Ducks Unlimited chapter is making plans for its annual banquet, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, at The Shores in Emmetsburg. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a social time, games, raffles, followed by a catered meal and live and ...

Foster and Adoptive Parents Invited to Northwest Iowa Adoption Conference

SPENCER — Foster and adoptive parents are invited to attend the Northwest Iowa Adoption Conference on Saturday, Nov. 7, in Arnolds Park. The event is hosted by LSI Foster Care and Adoption, which provides support for foster and adoptive families in 30 counties across western Iowa. The ...