Entries by Taylor Reynolds

Justice For All Trailer to Temporarily Move

Justice for All would like to thank those who have donated items to us in the past and used our trailers in the appropriate manner, we are very thankful for your generosity. Unfortunately, we have received too many unwanted or unusable items. Because of this, all of our trailers are currently being used. We will […]

Dutch Street Organ plays as it and wooden shoe equipment find new home in Orange City’s Stadscentrum

Wednesday, May 6 marked the grand opening and ribbon cutting for downtown Orange City’s latest addition, Stadscentrum.  Stadscentrum, meaning City Center in Dutch, is located on the corner of Central Avenue and 2nd Street North downtown Orange City.  The new building is now home to the Orange City Tulip Festival’s Dutch Street Organ and wooden […]

Homebound Delivery Service offered by Public Library

Pictured: Amy Nonhof and Library Volunteer Every month, library staff spend hours selecting and delivering books from the Orange City Public Library’s collection to residential retirement communities and care facilities. Based on the reading preferences of the residents, Amy Nonhof selects books and audiobooks for each center individually. Most of the titles come from our […]

Play Pac-Man on the streets of Orange City

For a short time on Google Maps you will be able to play Pac-Man on the streets of Orange City. Simply go to the place you want to play by searching in Google Maps, then click on the Pac-Man view in the lower left of your map to turn your current view of the city into […]

Habitat ReStore has new donation site in Orange City

  Siouxland Habitat for Humanity (SHFH) is now offering a new donation site for the SHFH ReStore. The donation site is a white storage container in the parking lot of the former MOC-FV administrative offices along Hwy. 10 in Orange City. ReStores are nonprofit home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently […]

LifeServe Blood Center is in CRITICAL NEED and looking for blood donors to make life-saving donations.

Your donation of just one pint of blood could help save the lives of up to three different hospital patients! Orange City Community Blood Drive is TODAY, March 12th, from 12:30 to 6PM at the American Reformed Church! For more information, please click the make an appointment link at the end of this email or call LifeServe Blood […]

Orange City featured in “A Land Beyond Expectations” a short by Iowa Filmmakers & NWIA Development

“A LAND BEYOND EXPECTATIONS” Northwest Iowa….A Land Beyond Expectations! We’re proud of our region and all the wonderful communities in Northwest Iowa. Northwest Iowa Development (NWID), the regional economic development partnership devoted to marketing the region has created the “A Land Beyond Expectations” video that captures our regional pride in a lively and entertaining way. […]

Northwest Iowa to debut Dream Big Grow Here Contest

Northwest Iowa to debut Dream Big Grow Here Contest The economic development organizations in northwest Iowa are teaming up to bring the statewide Dream Big Grow Here business grant contest to our region for the first time. The Dream Big Grow Here contest is an opportunity for Iowans to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or […]

Calling All Lifeguards!

Lifeguard Certification Class City of Orange City is hoping to offer a lifeguard certification class prior to the start of the 2015 pool season. Please check back or watch the Advisor closer to April for details regarding this class. Participants must be at least 15 years old and attendance will be required for all scheduled […]

Community Survey Results

The results from the Orange City Community Survey are posted below: Community Survey Results Please note: The Orange City Satisfaction survey was approved by Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Northwestern College.  The surveys were sent out to a convenience sample of billed utility accounts and respondents were not chosen at random. The results of the […]

Community Health Partners Immunization Schedule

2015 January-March Immunization Schedule Immunizations are given to infants through adults to protect against vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines work by stimulating the immune system to make antibodies that respond and provide protection when exposed to the virus or bacteria that causes illness. Immunizations are effective in limiting the spread of disease and preventing epidemics. The clinics listed  will be […]

fulfill your business’ wish list

  Your local electric utility might have what you need this year. From free lighting audits to cash rebates, we are committed to helping your business be more energy-efficient, so you can save money.  Remember, we are public power, owned and operated by the people who call our community home.  What’s good for our local businesses, is […]

emerald ash borer is coming

Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Iowa. The most recent infestation was documented in August 2014 in Story County. Story County is the 13th confirmed infestation in the state. The Emerald Ash Borer is expected to keep spreading through-out the State of Iowa… are communities prepared for this disease or any other potential diseases […]

Orange City Arts Regional Exhibition

Twenty-two regional artists will be featured in the Orange City Arts Council’s exhibit November 13-22 at the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center at Northwestern College. A reception with the artists will be Saturday, Nov. 22 from 6:00 to 7:00pm. The juried exhibit, Artists’ Showcase: Orange City Arts Council’s Regional Exhibition, is being held in conjunction with […]

town hall meeting

orange city communications discussion This informational meeting will be the final opportunity for Orange City’s citizens to learn about and ask questions about the upcoming vote on Orange City Communications. Discussion of the issue is in the July 17th issue of the Sioux County Capitol Democrat and a full ballot with more information is available in […]

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs: Community Conversation

  Northwest Iowans are invited to join a Community Conversation sponsored by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Discussion will focus on northwest Iowans’ visions for the future related to arts, culture and history — locally and statewide. Local forums are being held in Sioux City Tuesday, July 29 at 4:00pm at the Sioux City […]

OnStage: Orange City Area Community Band

ORANGE CITY – The Orange City Area Community Band will take the stage for its final 2014 concert on Wed. July 30 in Orange City’s Windmill Park. Dan Mangold will be guest director. The concert will feature a variety of music, including España Cañi, a Spanish pasodoble march often used as background music in bullfights […]