Community News

Vesterheim Museum Makes Its Mark with Tattoo: Identity through Ink

DECORAH, Iowa—Tattoos have never been more popular. In fact, today, almost one in three Americans has a tattoo. “Tattoo: Identity through Ink,” the exciting new exhibit opening June 1 at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, will celebrate both the serious and sensational ways body art reverberates in our lives. The exhibit is … Read More

WMC honors volunteers at annual appreciation celebration

Winneshiek Medical Center honored nearly 110 active volunteers, including members of the Auxiliary Board, Foundation Board and Board of Trustees at the Volunteers: You “ARRRR” a Treasure appreciation event held at Nob Hill in April. Professional inspiration and leadership speaker, Patty Hendrickson of La Crosse, Wisconsin, spoke to the group. She highlighted the different gifts … Read More

What You Don’t See

What You Don’t See is a mobile training trailer designed to simulate a “typical” teenager’s bedroom, complete with all the paraphernalia and imagery one would expect to see but not to necessarily understand from today’s younger culture. In the room, attendees will learn the meanings of signs, symbols & clothing, common hiding spots and other … Read More

Luther College celebrates 50th anniversary of Black Student Union

DECORAH, Iowa— The 2018-19 academic year has marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Luther College Black Student Union. To celebrate this milestone, Luther has engaged in a yearlong celebration that will culminate with a BSU Reunion Weekend, April 25-28. Through four days of public events, the reunion weekend will bring the entire … Read More

Oneota Community Food Co-op Exceeds Goal with Member Loan Campaign

On March 1st the Oneota Co-op kicked off a member loan campaign to raise funds to finance a store remodel that is currently underway. Capital campaigns are used by consumer co-ops around the country to generate capital for projects while simultaneously offering their owners a chance to invest their money in a local business that … Read More

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Safety Course April 27th 2019

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary Announces the Spring Boating Safely Course Schedule. In Prairie du Chien on April 27, 2019 8AM to 5PM at the Prairie du Chien City Library 125 S Wacouta Ave. Prairie du Chien. In Guttenberg on May 18, 2019 8AM to 5PM at the Guttenberg Marina and Visitors Center 715 S … Read More

New Minowa Players Announces Cast for Almost, Maine

New Minowa Players proudly presents “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. on April 25-28 at the New Minowa Players Theatre. “Almost, Maine” is a whimsical play that explores the question “What does it mean to love someone?” through a series of loosely-connected vignettes. The residents of the unincorporated … Read More