Community News

  Winneshiek Medical Center installs new, state-of-the-art MRI machine

June 1, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Marx, Director of Marketing & Communications 563-387-3020 ●     Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah has installed the latest MRI technology for patients.  The new digital MRI machine provides flexibility in scanning options and exceptional image quality.  Additionally, it has an increased weight capacity, offers … Read More

Youth Mentoring Invitation to Be Inspired

June 6, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Making a difference in someone’s life is truly inspiring. It can be even more meaningful when a youth’s life is changed to head at things in a more positive way.   Isaac is eight years old. He is often late for school. Not on Tuesday’s. … Read More

Vesterheim Brightens Up Campus With Flowers Sponsored By FreedomBank

  Lizzie Nation, Social Media and Content Assistant  •  563-382-9681 ext 115 For Immediate Release  •  Jpegs Available Upon Request   June 5, 2019       DECORAH, Iowa — Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, was pleased to once again have the volunteers from Decorah’s Town and Country Garden Club fill … Read More

Iowa Arts Council Fellow to Produce Short Film in Allamakee County

Lansing, IA – June 5th, 2019 Mason City native, Iowa State graduate, and 2017-18 Iowa Arts Council Artist Fellow Jack Meggers will be hosting the premiere screening of his short film, The Burial, at TJ Hunter’s in Lansing, IA at 7pm, Thursday, June 20th, 2019. The screening will also be hosted by Allamakee County Economic … Read More

Recycle your old hearing aids to benefit patients through Winneshiek Medical Center’s hearing aid recycling program

Recycle your old hearing aids to benefit patients through Winneshiek Medical Center’s hearing aid recycling program   Winneshiek Medical Center Decorah Clinic Audiology is pleased to partner with Starkey Hearing Foundation to offer a hearing aid recycling program. The program, in partnership with Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation, allows anyone to donate any brand of used … Read More

Medicare Questions? SHIIP can help.

Medicare Questions? SHIIP can help.   SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) is a program through the State of Iowa – staffed by trained volunteers – that provides free informational materials as well as one-to-one assistance with: Medicare coverage Medicare supplement insurance Medicare Part D assistance and enrollment (prescription insurance) Long-term care insurance Medicare and … Read More

Round-Up at the Register Campaign at the Oneota Community Food Co-op Raises Over $1,400 for Neighbors Helping Neighbors.

Decorah, Iowa, 05/30/19 – The Oneota Community Food Co-op hosted a “Round-Up at the Register” campaign May 6th through May 20th. During this time, customers at the Co-op were given the opportunity to round-up their sale to the nearest whole dollar with these funds going to support Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The campaign held in May … Read More

Kids Lunch Club

Did you know that about 25% of the Decorah Community School District is on free and reduced lunch? Food needs are present for families in the Decorah region. Whether its due to economic means or simply busy summer schedules, a community-driven program called “Kids Lunch Club” has served Decorah families for three summers and is … Read More

Breakfast with the Owls

    June 29, 8:30-11:30 AM   Houston, MN       Treat your taste buds to a locally sourced artisan breakfast of buckwheat shortcake fruit tarts with Paskha goat cheese; pinwheel quiche with fresh shiitake mushrooms, spinach and gruyère cheese; wild boar bacon; strawberry shrub; and locally roasted fair trade organic coffee. The event … Read More