Community News

Winneshiek Medical Center welcomes two new emergency physicians: Christopher Cooper, D.O. and Sandy Clayton, M.D.

News Release Contact: Jenna Haynes Tuesday, October 01, 2019 563-387-3143 haynesj@winmedical.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Winneshiek Medical Center welcomes two new emergency physicians: Christopher Cooper, D.O. and Sandy Clayton, M.D. Winneshiek Medical Center and Mayo Clinic Health System are pleased to welcome Christopher Cooper, D.O. and Sandy Clayton, M.D. to the emergency department at Winneshiek Medical … Read More

SHIIP welcomes new volunteers at Winneshiek Medical Center

October 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Marx, Director of Marketing and Communications 563-387-3020 ● marxm@winmedical.org For over 20 years, volunteer counselors through the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) have helped Winneshiek County residents understand their Medicare benefits by: • Checking a client’s current Part D or Medicare Advantage plan to make sure … Read More

Winneshiek County: Shared Countywide Resources

Winneshiek County Emergency Management Sean Snyder WINNESHIEK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PRESS RELEASE When emergencies happen, who do emergency responders call when they need help? In Winneshiek County, we are fortunate to not only have a fantastic group of emergency responders across the county, but we also have shared countywide resources. In a day when everything … Read More

Winneshiek Medical Center Hospice holds memorial service, October 12

News Release Contact: Jenna Haynes Thursday, September 26, 2019 563-387-3143 haynesj@winmedical.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE When a loved one passes, family and friends can experience many emotions. They may find comfort among others going through the grieving process. Sharing stories, frustrations and successes can make a new and difficult situation much easier to bear. Every year, … Read More

“Bike ride to raise mental health awareness in northeast Iowa”

The Northeast Iowa affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its “Peace Be The Journey” bicycle ride for mental health awareness from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Decorah Fish Hatchery, 2325 Siewers Spring Rd., Decorah. The purpose of the ride is to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and … Read More

Help Build Dry Run Park

For Immediate Release Help Build Dry Run Park What will downtown Decorah look and feel like in 25 years? There have been many changes in recent years and will be many more in the future. There is great interest and work being done to create this downtown vision. Some of the key elements are: being … Read More

Flotilla Brat Fry!

Prairie du Chien – On Saturday, September 28th the Prairie du Chien Flotilla, US Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold a brat fry from 10AM to 3PM at Nelson True Value in Prairie du Chien. Money raised at this event will be used to purchase needed public boating safety education materials and to train Auxiliary volunteers … Read More

Mentoring Offers New Experiences for Volunteers and Youth

September 23, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mentors are needed to spend time with youth in Allamakee, Howard, and Winneshiek Counties. There are 22 youth waiting for a mentor through Youth Mentoring at Helping Services. Mentoring is simple! Mentors are a friend to a youth. They spend a minimum of four hours per month with their … Read More

NMP Alice In Wonderland Cast is Announced

Alice In Wonderland Cast is Announced The characters of The Queen of Hearts, The Cheshire Cat, and The Mad Hatter are all classics in children’s literature. These characters and many more will come to life in New Minowa Players children’s show “Alice In Wonderland” being performed at New Minowa Players Theatre in Decorah October 24-27. … Read More

2019 Fort Atkinson Iowa Rendezvous The Theme for the Fort Atkinson Rendezvous, scheduled for September 28th & 29th 2019, is “Frontier Blades”

2019 Fort Atkinson Iowa Rendezvous The Theme for the Fort Atkinson Rendezvous, scheduled for September 28th & 29th 2019, is “Frontier Blades” Frontier Blades were an essential part of the Army and the early settlers, they included the Sword, the Bayonet and the Bowie Knife. These were standard items that no one would be without, … Read More