Community News

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

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. Local playwright, Rick Scheffert, has written … Read More

2019 Fort Atkinson Iowa Rendezvous Theme 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

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

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