better central lyon logoOriginally, there was to be no school at Central Lyon on Monday, November 10th, and that’s what is on the printed version of the Central Lyon School Calendar.

However, there has now been a schedule change. Instead of there being no school that day, there will be school, but it will be dismissed early.

Monday, November 10th, Central Lyon students will go to school at the normal time and will be dismissed at 1 PM, according to Central Lyon officials.

comedy tragedy masks theater theatreTicket sales for River Valley Players’ Production of Dilemmas with Dinner are underway. Call the chamber at 712-472-3456 for tickets. The show runs Nov 6-7-8. Doors open at 5:30, all must be seated by 6:30. Tickets are $25 each, which includes the dinner and the show. There are only three performances this year, so call early for seats.

October 3, 2014 - 9:43 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Octoberfest is coming to Lake Pahoja on Saturday, October 11. Includes:

At west shelter 2-5pm Crafts

  • Horse rides
  • Train rides
  • Rides around the lake
  • Popcorn, hot dogs, and s’mores for sale to benefit Lyon County Conservation Foundation
  • 4:45pm Seasonal Site Drawing
  • At campgrounds 5-7pm Trick-or-Treat the campgrounds

Also campers can camp for candy (for 400-500 kids) the nights of October 9,10, and 11. Regular fees for all other nights.

lions stencil30th Annual Central Lyon FFA Homecoming Supper

When: Friday, October 3, before the Okoboji vs. Central Lyon/George Little Rock football game

Time: Serving will be from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.

Where: Central Lyon High School Commons

What will be served: Chili and Chicken noodle soup, burgers, hot dogs, homemade desserts, milk, juice, and coffee.

September 15, 2014 - 2:51 pm - Posted in Community Calendar


September 11, 2014 - 9:48 am - Posted in Community Calendar

RR Kids Club signThe Rock Rapids Kids Club is having their Fall Fundraiser on October 4 from 9:00-1:00 pm. They will have a variety of craft and vendor booths, and will be having lunch! It will be held at the Forster Community Center in Rock Rapids.

September 2, 2014 - 11:09 am - Posted in Community Calendar, News

George, Iowa — asphaltA four block area of downtown George will be blocked off curb to curb from Thursday, September 4th at 7:00 AM until Sunday, September 7th at Noon to be seal-coated and re-striped.

The areas affected are the two blocks north and south on Main Street and the two blocks east and west of the Main square.

Sidewalks will be open to all businesses.

August 27, 2014 - 10:26 am - Posted in Community Calendar, News

Rock Rapids, Iowa — The Lyon County Riverboat Foundation (LCRF) reminds local residents that the 2014 Fall Competitive Grant applications are due by 2:00pm September 9, 2014. Contact Dave Childress at 712-472-0111. For questions or use the LCRF website. The foundation’s email is

This will be the 7th cycle of competitive grants that will distributed in October. LCRF has distributed over $3 million dollars helping complete more than 90 projects.