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Recycle Route Change Starting December 1st

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Recycling will be Tuesday starting December 1st. Please have your recycling out at 7:00 am and leave out until 3:00 pm West side of Iowa Avenue Everything west of Iowa Ave from south side of 7th St NW to Highway 10 Questions? Call…

tulip bulb giveaway: november 2-4

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Color your part of the community vibrant with FREE Tulip Bulbs complements of the Orange City Parks and Recreation Department. First come, first serve. Where: Downtown Bandshell When: 8:00am - 4:00pm Wednesday, November 2 Thursday, November…

2nd annual orange city holiday shopping expo

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2nd annual orange city holiday shopping expo Over 45 crafters and vendors! Shop local this holiday season. When: Saturday, November 12 Where: Prairie Winds Event Center Time: 9:00am-2:00pm Bake Sale by Elsie’s Honors Pulled Pork…

Windmill Park Tulip Planting

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Friday, Oct 28th & Saturday Oct 29th We need your help as tulip planting season starts here in Orange City. We will be planting tulip in Windmill Park on Friday, Oct 28 and Sat Oct 29. Friday we will start at Noon A very special thank…

Windmill Park Tulip Planting

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Friday, Oct 28th & Saturday Oct 29th We need your help as tulip planting season starts here in Orange City. We will be planting tulip in Windmill Park on Friday, Oct 28 and Sat Oct 29. Friday we will start at Noon A very special thank…

Free E-recycling Program October 21 and 22

The Cities of Orange City & Alton are co-sponsoring a free e-recycling program on October 21 and 22. All citizens of OC and Alton who would like to utilize the e-recycling program will need to go to City Hall to pick up a free tag. Your…

Household Hazardous Materials Recycle Event

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Orange City and Alton household residents (sorry no businesses) will again have an opportunity to safely discard those household hazardous materials (HHM). On Tuesday, September 20, the Cities of Orange City, Alton, and the NW IA Area Landfill…

Summer Poffertjes

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Come enjoy a tray of poffertjes at the Little White Store.

Summer Poffertjes

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Come enjoy a tray of poffertjes at the Little White Store.

Summer Poffertjes

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Come enjoy a tray of poffertjes at the Little White Store.

Summer Poffertjes

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Come enjoy a tray of poffertjes at the Little White Store.

Summer Poffertjes

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Come enjoy a tray of poffertjes at the Little White Store.

City of Orange City Customer Appreciation Picnic

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The City of Orange City Customer Appreciation Picnic is planned for Wednesday evening, July 13, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the downtown Windmill Park. City Council and staff members representing OC Municipal Utilities will be serving up grilled…

Nights at the Museum

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ORANGE CITY, RED TRUCKS: A HISTORY OF THE OCFD DR. ANN LUNDBERG Founded in 1883 as the “Rescue Hook and Ladder Company of Orange City” by men who procured hooks, ladders, buckets and axes and women who held oyster-supper fund-raisers,…

Nights at the Museum

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ORANGE CITY’S EARLY ANTI-VAXXERS DR. RICHARD REITSEMA As the smallpox epidemic spread through Northwest Iowa in 1882, some locals (whom outsiders called “Hollanders”) refused to be injected with the cowpox vaccine that had proven effective…

Nights at the Museum

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S DUTCH-AMERICAN DILEMMA DUANE JUNDT Theodore Roosevelt’s Dutch ancestry and heritage informed his work as New York City Police Commissioner and his diplomatic maneuvering surrounding South Africa’s Boer War. It…

Summer Poffertjes 2022

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  Summer Poffertjes dates at The little White Store Wednesday's this Summer 5:30pm - 7:30pm Dates: June 8 June 15th

Summer Poffertjes 2022

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  Summer Poffertjes dates at The little White Store Wednesday's this Summer 5:30pm - 7:30pm Dates: June 8 June 15th

Orange City Tulip Festival

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Orange City invites you to our 81st Tulip Festival in 2022! Each year at Tulip-time it is Orange City’s good fortune and great pleasure to welcome thousands of visitors from near and far. Join us for a day as you recall the gentle charms…

Spring Clean-Up

OC’s annual Spring Clean-Up, sponsored by the City of OC and OC Sanitation, will be held April 25-29. OC residents must purchase a $10 lawn flag (one for each household) from the City Office (125 Central Ave. SE) or OC Sanitation (710…

free e-recycling program

The Cities of Orange City & Alton are co-sponsoring a free e-recycling program on May 6 & 7, 2022. All citizens of OC and Alton who would like to utilize the e-recycling program will need to go to the City Office to pick up a…