Area Resources
Ocheyedan Christian Reformed ChurchContact:   
833 5th Street
Ocheyedan, IA 51354
Phone: 712-758-3273


Sunday Services:
Worship
9:30 AM and 6:00 PM

Church School
10:45 AM

Worship services are broadcast on the local cable station on Thursdays at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

Ocheyedan City HallContact:  
Ocheyedan City Hall
869 Main Street
Ocheyedan, IA 51354
Phone: 712-758-3275



Ocheyedan Melvin Press NewsContact:    
859 Main Street
Ocheyedan, IA 51354
Phone: 712-758-3140


The Ocheyedan Press-Melvin News is a family-owned publication located in Ocheyedan, Iowa. It is an official paper for Osceola County, the cities of Melvin and Ocheyedan and the Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District. The Press-News has won many state and national awards, and is a member of the Iowa Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association and American Newspaper Representatives.

Ocheyedan MoundContact:  
Ocheyedan, IA

Located one mile southeast of Ocheyedan. This 29 acre area is an historic site with hiking opportunities.

Ocheyedan Pits Recreation AreaContact:  
Ocheyedan, IA

This area is located two miles south of Ocheyedan. The 33 acre area has electricity, drinking water, pit toilets, picnicking, hiking, fishing, and swimming opportunities available. The area also has 25 acres of surface water.

Location: 2 miles South of Ocheyedan

Features: Picnic shelter, rest rooms, water, camping, fishing, swimming and nature trails. Wildlife Management Area behind park open to public hunting during season. No firearms or shooting any other time.

Operating Hours & Seasons: Year round

Closures: Park closes at 10:30 P.M.

Ocheyedan Public LibraryContact:    
874 Main St.
Ocheyedan, IA 51354
Phone: 712-758-3352
Fax: 712-758-3352

The Ocheyedan Public library was started in 1912. The present day library building was built in 1970. The library originally had 600 books, today it has more than 15, 890 books.

Osceola Community HospitalContact:   
600 9th Ave. North
Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: 800-859-1419


Osceola Community Hospital is a locally owned, private, nonprofit, health care organization located in Sibley, Iowa providing inpatient, outpatient and community health services to the citizens of Osceola County and the surrounding area.

Services offered include general medical care, surgical care, obstetrical care, coronary care, intensive care, extended care, skilled nursing; home health, hospice care, emergency care and child development services.

Osceola County Conservation BoardContact:    
5945 HWY 9
Ocheyedan, IA 51354


The Osceola County Conservation Board maintains 8 parks, and 40 preserves and wildlife management areas conveniently located throughout the county. these areas offer many and varied recreational activities including: picnicing, camping, swimming, hunting, fishing, softball, volleyball, tennis, horseback riding and many others.

The Conservation Board focuses on education and has a Nature Center/Lodge/Classroom Complex At Willow Creek Park.

Osceola County GovernmentContact:   
300 7th Street
Sibley, IA 51249


We welcome you to Osceola County and invite you to experience all we have to offer. A great place to raise a family or run a business.

We are a leader in implementing advancements in agriculture. We are also a progressive exporter of energy via the latest advances in electrical wind generation and the production of Ethanol.

You're welcome to experience the simplicity and beauty of rural Iowa. We have award winning schools, of which routinely produce a superior workforce for any organization wishing to call Osceola County home. We're certain our hospitality will make you feel at home!

Osceola County ISU ExtensionContact:   
110 Cedar Lane
Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: 712-754-3648


Osceola County Extension brings Iowa State University to you!
The Osceola County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Osceola County.
Our 2011 Points of Pride tells how we act on that commitment.
Osceola County programs are fulfilling that commitment:
Becoming a scientist or engineer is not easy, but Iowa teens are getting hands-on experience.
In only seven weeks, a child can learn how to stay away from alcohol and drugs.
Starting conversations that lead to farm business transitions from one generation to the next is hard – we help get them started.
Schools and restaurants are trained to safely prepare nutritious foods.
Families are learning how to prepare healthy, economical meals.
Foods grown and marketed locally boost the local economy and fulfill consumer demands
Our communities are more sustainable.
Businesses get individualized support they need to grow.
Farmers depend on us for the latest crop production research.
We can anticipate trends, build relationships, and catalyze opportunities because we are part of the ongoing life of our communities, committed to healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies.

Osceola County Sherriff's OfficeContact:   
309 6th St.
Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: 712-754-2556


The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is charged with meeting the Public Safety needs of its residents and visitors by providing county-wide law enforcement. The Sheriff maintains the county jail, provides courtroom security, and prisoner transport. It also investigates all criminal offenses such as: drug investigations, burglaries, theft, sexual abuse, domestic abuse, and child abuse. The Sheriff's Office handles all civil process such as condemnations, abandoned vehicles, and evictions. The Sheriff's Office has a county-wide radio and telecommunication center and responds to hazardous material events and clandestine methamphetamine lab sites. It also maintains a K-9 unit, teaches D.A.R.E. and other educational safety programs for its youth. It also enforces all traffic laws and investigates motor vehicle accidents.