December 30, 2010 - 6:52 pm - Posted in News

Happy New Year!! With the New Year come many New Year’s Resolutions. If reading more made it on to your resolutions list, the library is the place for you! Come peruse our selection and see what piques your interest!


Did Santa leave an e-reader under your tree? An alternative to the book seller’s sites is to go online through the library and check books out to your e-reader. Our online source for downloadable audio books is adding e-books to their collection. Go to our home page and scroll down until you see WILBOR. You can search the database or select login, and find Orange City Public Library from Libraries O-V. Enter your library patron number (ex. P0000). Search and download onto your e-reader. Explore and enjoy this new medium we are happy to provide for you!


We have new DVDs! We have a wide variety of new movies for all ages. Kids will enjoy Despicable Me, The Search For Santa Paws, and Shrek Read The Full Story…

Gary and Barb Rosberg, radio hosts, marriage conference speakers and award-winning authors, will address the topic of relationships in Northwestern College’s chapel service on Monday, Jan. 17, at 10:05 a.m. and again that evening at 7 in Christ Chapel. The sessions, parts one and two of “Tackling the DTR (Define the Relationship talk),” are free and open to the public.

The Rosbergs, co-founders of America’s Family Coaches international ministry, are brought to campus through the Ronald R. Nelson Scholars and Artists in Residence Program. Read The Full Story…

December 30, 2010 - 1:59 pm - Posted in News

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play – which was presented in the
Orange City town hall earlier this month – will be on KIWA Radio
Friday, Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. That’s 1550 AM.
It’s a fantastic show, featuring locals Patrick Giannantonio, Linda
Dykstra, Lois Estell, Kailen Philo-Fleck and Nick Rohlf, with Andy
Keller on piano. Director is Cody Bauer. The SchoolHouse Company
presented the show, with assistance from the Orange City Arts Council.
Local businesses sponsored the airing of the show on KIWA Radio.

December 29, 2010 - 11:19 am - Posted in News

On Sunday, December 26, at 2:32 a.m., a Sioux County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a 1999 Ford150 pickup in Orange City, IA. The driver attempted to evade the deputy by shutting off his headlights and traveling at a high rate of speed. Read The Full Story…

December 29, 2010 - 11:00 am - Posted in News


When it comes to technology there are several prevention measures that can be taken. The tips for the next

few months will be about technology awareness issues. Be careful how much personal information is shared on the internet to deter potential internet predators and identity Read The Full Story…

December 29, 2010 - 10:00 am - Posted in News

When:  Saturday, January 8, 2011 – 10 am – 3 pm.

Where:  Centre Mall

10:00 am – Vendor booths open for viewing

11:30 am –  20 minute Style Show by Rock Valley Bridal Shop, Kelbrits and Orange City Tip Top Tux

1:00 pm – Cake and punch served

2:00 pm – 20 minute style show by Rock Valley Bridal Shop, Kelbrits and Orange City Tip Top Tux

3:00 Vendor booths close

December 29, 2010 - 9:49 am - Posted in News

As of January 18, 2011, water rates will increase in Orange city, and, as of April, 2011, so will wastewater rates.  The increases were approved in the meeting of the Orange City Council on Monday, December 20. Read The Full Story…

December 29, 2010 - 9:20 am - Posted in News

Welshinvest, LLC. A SUBSIDIARY OF Twin Cities-based Welsh Property Trust, LLC, announced on Monday, Dec. 20, the sale of a 487,121-square-foot property in Orange City. Read The Full Story…

December 29, 2010 - 9:14 am - Posted in News

Maria Plueger of Orange City was approved by the Orange City Council to take the position of the new Orange City Events Center management and marketing position.  The center is under construction on East-Highway 10.

Plueger is a 2006 graduate of MOC-Floyd Valley High School, graduated from Western Iowa Technical Read The Full Story…

December 21, 2010 - 10:23 am - Posted in News

A poem by Weston Cutter, assistant professor of English at Northwestern College, is included in the autumn issue of the Southern Review. Read The Full Story…