April 12, 2022 - 1:39 pm - Posted in Community Calendar

April 4, 2022 - 11:05 am - Posted in Community Calendar

Central Lyon High School and Community Blood Bank will host a community blood drive on Wednesday, April 13th from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity to donate blood to help local patients in the community. Donors can schedule an appointment by logging onto cbblifeblood.org, selecting April 13th and Central Lyon High School or calling 605-331-3222.

Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with a signed parent consent form found at www.cbblifeblood.org), weigh 110 lbs or more and be in good general health the day of the donation.  Please bring an I.D.  It is recommended that a person eat and drink plenty of fluid prior to donating.  For more information log onto www.cbblifeblood.org or call Community Blood Bank at (605) 331-3222.  Community Blood Banks is a nonprofit, cooperative of Sanford Medical Center and Avera McKennan Hospital and the sole blood provider to Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital. Community Blood Bank is not associated with any other blood bank organizations.

ISU Extension is hosting an informational meeting concerning Emerald Ash Borer on Monday, February 7th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Forster Community Center in Rock Rapids. The insect is a small beetle that kills all species of ash trees and was discovered in Lyon County last year. The meeting is free and open to the public. No registration is needed. For more information, call the Extension Office at 472-2576 or email cherum@iastate.edu.

January 28, 2022 - 10:05 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The Iowa Caucuses will be on Monday, February 7th for both parties. The Lyon County Republican Caucuses will be held at the Forster Community Center east meeting room in Rock Rapids, on Monday, February 7th at 7 p.m. All precincts will meet at the Forster Center.


January 28, 2022 - 9:51 am - Posted in Community Calendar

The next Parents In Partnership Cosmic Bowling for Central Lyon seventh and eighth-graders will be Saturday, February 5th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Corral Lanes. It’s $5 for two lines and shoes, with PIP paying the rest. Cosmic bowling includes lights, music, and fog. Contact Randy Waagmeester with any questions. Also, the final session of PIP bowling for this school year will be February 19th.

Announcement from the Rock Rapids Chamber of Commerce:

Volunteers are STILL needed for Lyon Co. Career Exploration Day Friday, Jan. 28 from 8:30 am-12:30 pm.

Room guides are needed to take kids from 1 location to the next.

Please email Steve at ssimons@co.lyon.ia.us if you are able to help out.

This brings in all Lyon County freshmen and sophomores to listen to local professionals talk about their jobs in Lyon County.

January 24, 2022 - 11:42 am - Posted in Community Calendar

January 21, 2022 - 1:55 pm - Posted in Community Calendar