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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

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

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

Free hearing screening offered at WMC Decorah Clinic

In recognition of Better Speech and Hearing Month in May, Winneshiek Medical Center is offering a free hearing screening on Friday, May 17. The screening is for people age 5 and older who are not currently being treated for hearing matters. “Early detection of hearing loss is critical to preserving quality of life. We encourage … Read More

Luther College presents Spring Open House May 3

DECORAH, IA– Luther College Admissions will hold a Spring Open House on Friday, May 3, to give high school sophomores and juniors an introduction to Luther College. The day includes a campus tour, an admissions workshop, complementary lunch, a trolley tour of Decorah and optional student life and music session. The event’s schedule and registration … Read More

Northeast Iowa Greenhouse Tour for April 26-28th, 2019

The Northeast Iowa Tourism Association has organized a self-guided Northeast Iowa Greenhouse Tour for April 26-28th Join us Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th for the 2019 Northeast Iowa Greenhouse Tour! We have worked together with over 40 Greenhouses to bring you a weekend of fun. Connect with local producers on … Read More