Community News


Youth Mentoring at Helping Services for Youth & Families is hoping you are hungry on May 15! This will be a rip roarin’ fun opportunity to enjoy a tasty meal and support area youth! Plan to place your food order between 4:30-8:30 p.m. from Pizza Ranch in Decorah. Food can be delivered, carry-out, or dine-in. … Read More

North Winneshiek The Last Homecoming –The Final Roundup

The Last Homecoming –The Final Roundup Members of the extended North Winneshiek School community are planning a big party to celebrate the decades of North Winn. Plans are being finalized for The Final Roundup on Friday, May 10-Sunday, May 12, 2019 with activities for families and friends of the school. The Alumni Celebration Committee formed … Read More


REGISTRATION IS OPEN TO RUN THE CRATER, 6/1 DECORAH, IOWA – Run a 50K / 25K / 10K / 5K or kids 1Mi in a 470 million year old crater – 5 routes offer a gnarly challenge when you sign up for one of Decorah’s Driftless Discovery Trail Runs. The 6th annual, Driftless Discovery Trail … Read More

May is Beef Month in Iowa

The Iowa Beef Industry Council is pleased to announce that May is Beef Month in Iowa. Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the May Beef Month proclamation in recognition of the importance of Iowa’s beef industry to the state’s economy. The Iowa Beef Industry Council is pleased to present the following proclamation. Whereas Iowa is a … Read More

Blood Donor Day May 2nd in Waukon

Blood Donor Day Set Did you know one in seven people entering the hospital will need blood? Attend the next LifeServe Blood Center Blood Drive held on Thursday, May 2, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in south Waukon.  Blood drives are held once per month in Waukon.  The LifeServe … Read More

Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary awards scholarships to local students

The Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded scholarships to seven local students pursuing health care professions at its annual spring brunch. Receiving Auxiliary scholarships were Kasey Buchheit, NICC for Nursing; Marianne Stalberger, Chamberlain University for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Brooke Herold, Allen College for Nursing; Augusta Casterton, University of Minnesota – Rochester for … Read More

VMH “Family Wellness Fair”

“Family Wellness Fair” Set for May 8 at Veterans Memorial Hospital The 22nd annual “Family Wellness Fair” will be held Wednesday, May 8 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Health testing, exhibits and activities will all be providing a complete evening of entertainment and education for families of all ages. … Read More

MiEnergy Cooperative members give $5,250 in local donations

Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN (12:30 p.m. April 25, 2019)— MiEnergy Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Trust Board met in March and elected to donate $5,250 to the following local organizations: • $500, Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, Minn., to support the Student Matinee performances which make field trips to the theatre accessible for all area schools. … Read More