Blood drive slated next week in Ceylon

CEYLON — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilbert will hold its service at a different time Sunday. Because of a commitment by Pastor Reimers, the service will be at 10:30 a.m., conducted by Pastor Wilson from Sherburn. Communion will not be held, but will be held next week.

Also, the voters meeting will be held July 19.

Our Savior’s Lutheran will hold its Saturday evening service at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

St. Peter Lutheran will host an 8:30 a.m. service Sunday.


Ceylon City Council will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. There is always a time for public comments and questions at the beginning of each meeting without prior reservations.

To be put on the regular agenda, contact the city clerk prior to the meeting at (507) 632-4653.


Condolences to the family of Don Tietje who died July 4. He was a past commander of the Ceylon Legion and District 2 Legion. He will be missed.


There will be a Red Cross blood drive 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Legends II in Ceylon. Appointments must be made to arrange social distancing. Masks are required. To make an appointment or for more information, call (800) 733-2767, go online to www.redcrossblood.org or text BLOODAPP to 90999.


Ceylon Community Day Auction will be held July 25.

Consignment items can be brought into Ceylon from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 17-23. For more information, contact Gary Helmer at (507) 236-2921, Larry Howell at (712) 260-9693 or Mark Howell at (712) 260-9690.

Social distancing and masks are encouraged.

If anyone is having a garage sale that day and wants to be listed, call Linda Bakke at (507) 632-4509 as soon as possible.

Also, the Ceylon Area Historical Society Museum will be open that morning.


Ceylon Area First non-profit group is making hand sanitizer to be given free to those who need it. For more information, contact John Gibeau at (507) 399-4634. Any and all donations go only to replenishing the supplies needed.


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