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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 ...

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.