Community News

Walk with a Doc

Regional Health Services of Howard County in Cresco is encouraging area residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc, a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk one Saturday morning a month beginning on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 9:00 am at Prairie’s Edge Nature Center on … Read More

Blood Drive June 28 at WMC 

June 10, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Marx, Director of Marketing & Communications 563-387-3020 ● marxm@winmedical.org         Donating blood is safe, simple and it saves lives. It takes just one hour to make a life-saving blood donation, which will impact the lives of up to three different hospital patients. You … Read More

Speech and Language Disorders Are Experienced by Many Children—But Are Treatable

  Prairie du Chien, WI – With speech and language disorders ranking among the most common disabilities in children, parents and caregivers are encouraged to learn the signs—and seek an evaluation—if they have concerns about their child’s ability to communicate. The Crossing Rivers Health speech therapy team includes Nicole Martin, Speech Therapy Manager; Juli Smith, … Read More

Allamakee County Conservation Foundation Awards First Annual Conservation Scholarship

Allamakee County Conservation Foundation Awards First Annual Conservation Scholarship Lansing, IA – June 4th, 2019 The Allamakee County Conservation Foundation is pleased to award Brooke Wasson with a 2019 Conservation Scholarship in the amount of $500.00.  One of the Foundation’s many goals is to support area youth who are interested in careers in conservation.  Wasson … Read More

  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 ● marxm@winmedical.org     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 lnation@vesterheim.org  •  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