Merrill Farmer’s Market will be held on Thursdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Hinton Farmer’s Market will be held on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.
The City of Le Mars Grass , Twig and Leaf site is open Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The only things allowed to be dumped out at the site is trees , twigs , yard waste, grass and leaves , NO PLASTIC BAGS OR BOXES .
Plymouth County Landfilled will be open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, except on Holidays from 8am to 12:00 noon during the summer.
St Mary’s Remsen recycling is open every Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30-9:30. St Mary’s Remsen Recycling will accept all sizes of cardboard & all kinds of paper, including farm herbicide & insecticide boxes with out chemical spills; untreated seed & drug free feed sacks without plastic, call for appointment to deliver ~ 712-539-2729. Located at the extreme north end of Marion Street, in Remsen.
**The City of Remsen has issued a water restriction. Remsen citizens are to refrain from watering yards during the hours of 8am-7pm. Residents with even numbered house numbers may water their yards on even numbered calendar days and odd numbered house numbers will water on odd numbered calendar days before or after the hours of 8am-7pm.
*** Get a sneak peak at the famous round barn and the agricultural educational exhibit to be on display during the Plymouth County Fair as the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee hosts the Chamber Coffee scheduled for Tuesday, July 25th beginning at 9:30 a.m. and continuing through 10:30 a.m. Come and look at the interesting exhibits, learn a little about Plymouth County Agriculture, and enjoy refreshments while you socialize with your friends and neighbors. You won’t want to miss seeing the famous round barn during the Chamber Coffee, scheduled for Tuesday, July 25th at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds.
**St Joseph Catholic Ladies Club will meet on Tuesday, July 25 beginning at 1pm. Cards will be played. Everyone is welcome.
**Country Store in the Plymouth County Fair Pioneer Village will be filled with all kinds of baked goods, garden produce, candy and ice cream for kids of all ages. The Country Store will be open from noon to 10pm each day during the fair. The Plymouth County Historical Museum needs baked goods and garden produce. If possible, the name of the baker and the recipe should be attached. Items can be dropped off at the Country Store during the fair. Volunteers are still needed to work at the store. Call the Museum at 546-7002.
**Le Mars Senior Center will host a pinochle tournament on Sunday, July 30 beginning at 1:00pm with cards, followed with a potluck lunch. Bring a table of four to play. Open to the public.
**All girls entering 4th-8th grade are invited to a Bulldog Volleyball Summer Camp on July 31, August 1-2, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Cost of the camp is $40 and each camper will receive a camp T-Shirt. All proceeds of the camp will be used to benefit the Le Mars Community Volleyball program. Instruction will be provided by the coaching staff, current and former Le Mars Community Volleyball players and will focus on all fundamentals and skills of the game. The camp will be held at the Le Mars Community High School.
**Le Mars Police will host a department open house on National Night Out, Tuesday, August 1 from 5pm to 7pm. Hot dogs and ice cream will be served. Along with prizes, displays and demos. Le Mars Police Department is located at 22 2nd Street NE.
**Floyd Valley Healthcare and Northwest Iowa Diagnostics continues to provide Stroke Screenings. The next screening will be offered Tuesday, August 8, from 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Floyd Valley Healthcare. Participants are offered three separate screenings at $40.00 each, or sign up for all three for $95.00. This screen is coordinated by Floyd Valley Healthcare’s Education Department. APPOINTMENTS ARE NECESSARY! For more information, please call 546-3479 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3479.
**Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach recently released the schedule for the Annual Northwest Iowa Land Leasing and Value Meetings. The meetings are intended for current and prospective tenants and landlords, and will cover current cash rental rates and land value survey results; how to determine a fair cash rent for 2017-18; effective tenant/landlord communication; strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; and other ag lease decision-making resources. Individuals may register by calling the ISU Extension and Outreach Office hosting the meeting.
- August 10, 9:00 a.m. – ISU Extension and Outreach Sioux County Office, Orange City Register to 712-737-4230.
- August 10, 6:00 p.m. – Western Iowa Tech Community College, Cherokee Register to 712-225-6196.
- August 16, 9:00 a.m. – ISU Extension and Outreach Woodbury County Office, Sioux City Register to 712-276-2157.
- August 16, 6:00 p.m. – ISU Extension and Outreach Plymouth County Office, Le Mars Register to 712-546-7835.
**Floyd Valley Healthcare “Home Alone” Class is Saturday, August 12, from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. in the lower level. The cost for this course is $10.00, which includes a snack and materials. The “Home Alone” class is for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 12 who occasionally or frequently stay home alone. Call 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 3401 to pre-register or for more information.
**Floyd Valley Healthcare is hosting the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course on Saturday, August 12, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost for this course is $30.00. The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course teaches participants how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives This class is taught by a certified American Heart Association instructor. This course is specially designed to train those responsible for children’s health in meeting state-specific requirements. To pre-register, or for more information, call Floyd Valley Healthcare at 546-3401 or 1-800-642-6074 ext. 401.
**ONLY SIX TABLES LEFT FOR THE LE MARS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2017 MYSTERY DINNER THEATER. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW. CALL 546-8821. Cost of tickets are $40.00 per person with proceeds going to the Le Mars Area Chamber of Commerce. The event will be held on the upper floor of the Le Mars Convention Center. Cocktail hour begins at 6pm. Buffett service starts at 7pm with the play to follow. A 1950’s elementary classroom is the setting for the Mystery Dinner Theater. On Thursday, September 7th, you’ll step back in time as students and teachers try to figure out “What Happened to the Lunch Lady?” The play is being written by Mary Reynolds, Dave Grosenheider and Rich Ziettlow. Danna Schuster will serve as the director for the 8th year. A cast of 18 will try to solve what has happened to Lunch Lady.