Lester prepares to celebrate 125 years

Posted August 14, 2014 at 2:43 pm

In a few weeks Lester will be celebrating its 125th anniversary during Lester Days with several events planned throughout the weekend.

Beginning on Friday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. there will be an Old Settler’s potluck picnic at Lester Community Center. There will be games and attendees are encouraged to wear old-fashioned attire. A prize will be awarded for best costume.

The celebration will continue on Saturday, Aug. 23 beginning bright and early with breakfast being served at the Lester Community Center at 7:30 a.m. At 8 a.m. there will be a 1-mile/5k fun run with start at the Lester City Park. At the same time there will be a pie-eating contest at the Lester Community Center. The parade is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

“Roy Hoogeveen will be

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    Three decades down

    The Inwood Memorial Time Capsule was buried 30 years ago last month to mark the city’s centennial milestone. Since its burial in 1984, the capsule has remained unearthed and will for several years to come.

    On Saturday, July 7, during the Inwood centennial festivities in 1984, over 100 people turned out to take part in the event. During the commemoration, Chanters of the El Raid Shrine Temple placed a piano outside the community center and preformed for the crowd.

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    Inwood hosts annual July 4th Celebration

    Posted July 10, 2014 at 8:47 pm

    Inwood welcomed residents and out-of-towners to join in observing the country’s Independence Day with a variety of activities.

    The celebration kicked off Wednesday, July 2, with the Cruise-in and Car Show. The

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    Enjoy Iowa’s great outdoors

    Posted June 25, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    June is National Great Outdoors Month and while it may be tempting to stay indoors as the temperatures rise, Sunday Ford and the Sioux County Conservation Board have given more than enough reasons to

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