baked potatoHull First Christian Reformed Church will be hosting a Baked Potato Supper on Wednesday, January 11th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Hull Christian School. A freewill donation will be taken for the Christian Education Fund.

bible-study-1A new year is beginning soon. Take a break with us, a Coffee Break, to study the Bible. This weekly program is for women of all ages and denominations. We will begin our new year study on January 4 at 10:00 a.m., meeting every Wednesday morning at Hope Christian Reformed Church on the corner of 6th Street and Chestnut in Hull. We welcome your young children to join in Little Lambs and  we provide free child care in the nursery. We would love to have you join us in studying the word of God.

Please contact Myriam at 712-439-2903 for more information.

Un nuevo año comienza pronto. Tómese un descanso con nosotros, un Coffee Break, para estudiar la Biblia. Este programa semanal es para mujeres de todas las edades y denominaciones. Comenzaremos nuestro estudio de año nuevo el 4 de enero a 10:00. Nos reunimos cada miércoles por la mañana en la Iglesia Reformada Cristiana de Esperanza en la esquina de calle 6 y Chestnut, Hull. Damos la bienvenida a tus niños a participar en Corderos Pequeños y guardería infantil gratuita. Nos encantaría que únase a nosotros en el estudio de la palabra de Dios.

Para más información por favor póngase en contacto con Myriam a 712-439-2903.

December 6, 2016 - 8:29 am - Posted in Community Calendar

soupThe First Reformed Church in Orange City will be holding a Soup & Pie Supper on Wednesday, December 14th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the church. Proceeds will go to the youth group’s Rocky mountain high trip.

Comm blood bank

Hegg Memorial Center Avera Health will host a community blood drive on Monday, December 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Residents will have an opportunity make a difference in the local blood supply.    Donors donating blood at the Hegg Memorial Center Avera Health blood drive will save up to three patients’ lives within the Rock Valley area.

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with a signed parent consent form found at, weigh 110 lbs. or more and be in good general health.  Please bring an ID with you.  It is recommended that a person eat and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating blood.  The donation process only takes 30 – 35 minutes on the bloodmobile.

Community Blood Bank is the sole provider of blood and blood products for Hegg Memorial Center Avera Health and 33 other local hospitals.  For information or to make an appointment please contact Hegg Memorial Center Avera Health at 712-476-8020 or log onto .  Walk-ins are always welcome. 

Community Blood Bank is not affiliated with any other blood bank organization and is self-sufficient thanks to the generosity of local blood donors.

lifeserve logoHelp your community and roll up your sleeves to saves lives! Donate today with LifeServe Blood Center.


On Monday, December 12th LifeServe will be in Hospers at the Hospers Community Center, located at 211 Main Street, from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

You can donate with LifeServe on Tuesday, December 13th in George, at the George Community Building, located at 117 S. Main Street, from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, December 22nd LifeServe will be in Orange City at the American Reformed Church, located at 407 Albany Street SE, from 8:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

LifeServe will be in Boyden on Saturday, December 24th at the DEMCO Community Center, located at 714 Main Street, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

You can donate with LifeServe on Wednesday, December 28th in Rock Valley, at Faith Reformed Church, located at 1305 7th Street, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 28th LifeServe will also be in Granville at the Community Fire Hall, located at 671 Broad Street, from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

On Thursday, December 29th LifeServe will be in Hawarden at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, located at 1123 Ave L, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

November 17, 2016 - 9:39 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The Orange City Christian School will be holding a Christmas Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon in the Iowa State Bank Basement, located at 105 Albany Avenue SE in Orange City.



November 16, 2016 - 10:17 am - Posted in Community Calendar


The Northwest Iowa Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its Fall Concert on Saturday, December 3, at 3:00 p.m. in the BJ Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. The concert is free and open to the public.
Led by conductor Dr. Christopher Stanichar, NISYO will perform Brook Green Suite by Gustav Holst, Lion City by Soon Hee Newbold, Libertango by Astor Piazzolla, and three more works, including music for the holiday season.
Now in its tenth season, NISYO consists of middle school and high school string students from the surrounding area. Rehearsals are held in Sioux Center on Saturday mornings leading up to concerts in December and April. For audition and membership information, please contact Dr. Christopher Stanichar at (605) 929-3924 or
November 15, 2016 - 10:22 am - Posted in Community Calendar
western-christianThe Western Christian FUND night supper and auction originally scheduled for Friday, November 18 will now take place on Saturday, November 19 since the Western Christian football team will be playing in the state championship football game on Friday.
On Saturday the schedule will be as follows:
  • the meal will start at 5:00 p.m. in the cafeteria
  • games for children will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the gymnasium
  • auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Event Center
November 9, 2016 - 10:13 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Hull Winterfest will kick off on Friday, December 2nd at 7:00 p.m. with a Creative Spirits Painting Party at LeMeilleur Bakery & Barista, and will continue on Saturday, December 3rd, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Hull Community Building. Events taking place throughout the day, as well as participating vendors at the craft & vendor fair are listed below.