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January 2014

2-Jan Iowa Lakes Community College offices reopen for business; Applications for admission to Iowa Lakes Community College are online at www.iowalakes.edu. Students can register for Spring Face to Face and Online Classes.
4-Jan Family Fun Night at Grotto Ice Rink; Skating, games, and prizes from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Call for last minute cancellation. Contact Lisa Riesenberg (515) 887-7465; West Bend

4-H and FFA Beef Weigh in; Held at the PAC Fairgrounds. Contact PAC Extension (712) 852-2865; Emmetsburg

6-7 Jan Iowa Lakes Community College; Express registration days
8-Jan Iowa Lakes Community College; Spring Class schedule begins
10-Jan 4-H Lock-In; Held at the Smith Wellness Center for all 4-Hers in grades 4-12. Contact PAC Extension (712) 852-2865; Emmetsburg
11-Jan Cross Country Skiing; on the trails at Lost Island-Huston Park at 1:00 pm. Contact Palo Alto County Conservation (712) 837-4866 to reserve skis or bring your own.
12-Jan American Legion Pancakes & Sausage Breakfast; Serving from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the American Legion Hall. Contact Stu Simonson (515) 884-2293; Whittemore
16-Jan Graettinger United Methodist Women; Noon Luncheon beginning at 11:30 am. All are welcome to enjoy the home cooked meal. Contact Candice Terwilleger (712) 859-3597; Graettinger
18-Jan Annual Chili and Music Night; At The Lost Island Nature Center beginning at 6:00 pm. Come for some chili and listen to Ceolmhor playing your favorite acoustic old rock and blues. Contact Mary Barrick (712) 852-3464; Emmetsburg
18-Jan Northwest Iowa Beef Bonanza; Held at ILCC for all youth in grades 4 and up. Contact PAC Extension (712) 852-2865; Emmetsburg
18-Jan 14th Annual Chili Cook-Off Contest; Taste testing from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, or while chili samples last, at St. Michael's Parish Center in Whittemore. Contact Linda K. Farrell (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
18-Jan Pancakes for Puppies; Sponsored by West Bend Lion's Club at the West Bend Community Center; Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, and sausage from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Proceeds go to the Leader
Dog Program. Contact Ron Powell (515) 887-2535; West Bend
19-Jan Get Wild! Eat Wild! Chili Cookoff and Beer and Wine Expo; Held at the Wild Rose Casino and Resorts. Admission is $7.50. Entertainment provided by Mojo Productions. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a Wild Rose Player’s Club Card to attend. Emmetsburg
24-Jan Kossuth County Concert Series; 'A Modern Tribute to Abba', beginning at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm at O.B. Lang Auditorium-admission by season membership only. Contact Vicki Mallory (515) 295-7201; Algona
25-Jan Girl Scouts Waffle Breakfast; Held at the Algona Senior Center from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. Contact Pat Bilsborough (515) 320-5671; Algona
26-Jan 4-H Ice Skating Party; at West Bend Grotto for all 4-H families. Contact (712) 852-2865; West Bend
30-Jan Catholic School Luncheon; in celebration of Catholic School’s week to be held at the Holy Family Parish Center; Emmetsburg


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