Community News

Winneshiek County Celebration of Life’s 20th Anniversary!!

Winneshiek County Celebration of Life will be hosting the Corey Farley Band on Saturday Oct 26th at the Inwood Ballroom in Spillville!!! Doors open at 6pm, Cory will on stage at 8pm!. It’s a $30.00 donation to get in the door – your can get your tickets the night of the show! Winneshiek County Celebration … Read More

RE: New Minowa Players presents Robert Wolf’s “Grand Tally”

PRESS RELEASE RE: New Minowa Players presents Robert Wolf’s “Grand Tally” Auditions for New Minowa Players’ Fall show, “Grand Tally” are Friday, September 20th, beginning at 6 p.m. and again Saturday, September 21st beginning at 11a.m. at New Minowa Players Theatre, 906 South Mill Street, Decorah. Auditions will last approximately one hour. Actors will be … Read More

Steam Engine Days in Mabel is THIS weekend!! Steam Engine Days…how it all began By Lynn Clauson and Dorothy Anderson (From the 30th Anniversary Hesper-Mabel Steam Engine Days Program, Martell Publishing Co., 1972) The morning of October 3, 1953 dawned clear and warm – a perfect day to publicly exhibit the powers of the old steam engines. Also a good day to … Read More

CWD Discussion in Rushford Sep 19th

Bryan Richards, Emerging Disease Coordinator at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin will speak about Chronic Wasting Disease on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Rushford-Peterson School Auditorium. In this presentation he will discuss basic characteristics of CWD and how it impacts the potential for successful deer … Read More

For the fifth year, WMC hosts community picnic

Free event Thursday, August 29, 4-7 pm Winneshiek Medical Center will hold a Grand Community Picnic on Thursday, August 29 from 4-7 pm on the WMC campus. “The Grand Community Picnic has become a fun tradition for many families as summer winds down each year. The picnic is an opportunity for the medical center to … Read More

Don’t be a VICTIM of a scam!

Don’t be a VICTIM of a scam! This is a lengthy post. It is intended to inform people about SCAMS that are going around on the phone and internet. Please take time to read the information below provided by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. Tell your family and friends about these … Read More

An Iowa State Fair Favorite Sets a New Record

Urbandale, Iowa – The Iowa State Fair has ended and the eggs have been counted. The Iowa Egg Council, along with the help of wonderful volunteers, served 173,952 eggs-on-a-stick to fairgoers! The egg-on-a-stick continues to be a fair-favorite year after year, and from what we hear, a family tradition. What’s not to love about a … Read More

Fatal Aircraft Crash in Vernon County

On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:34 pm, the Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center received a 911 phone call indicating an aircraft crashed near the Viroqua Municipal Airport in a private field. Emergency crews were able to quickly locate the downed aircraft in a field off of Miller Road, in the Town of Jefferson.  The … Read More