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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

Blood Donor Day May 2nd in Waukon

Blood Donor Day Set Did you know one in seven people entering the hospital will need blood? Attend the next LifeServe Blood Center Blood Drive held on Thursday, May 2, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in south Waukon.  Blood drives are held once per month in Waukon.  The LifeServe … 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

VMH “Family Wellness Fair”

“Family Wellness Fair” Set for May 8 at Veterans Memorial Hospital The 22nd annual “Family Wellness Fair” will be held Wednesday, May 8 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Health testing, exhibits and activities will all be providing a complete evening of entertainment and education for families of all ages. … 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

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