Community News

Wed
12
Nov

Eighth annual Lighted Holiday Parade scheduled to traverse the streets of Waukon November 24

Plans are being made for the eighth annual Lighted Holiday Parade in downtown Waukon, scheduled for Monday, November 24, beginning at 6 p.m. The event coincides with extended Monday night business hours of Waukon retailers.

The theme for this year’s parade, “Let It Be Christmas,” complements the traditional Christmas Fantasy hosted by Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation each year in Waukon, and will be featured throughout the parade. All entries must be lighted and cannot involve a live version of Santa Claus.

Wed
12
Nov

Chamber of Commerce begins Third Annual Holiday Merchant Madness punch card promotion

The Waukon Chamber of Commerce is promoting the Third Annual Holiday Merchant Madness Punch Card Promotion. The event is held annually to help promote the benefits of shopping locally as the holiday season approaches.

Wed
22
Oct

Official trick-or-treat times set for Halloween; Local care facilities offer safe, fun opportunities

The City of Waukon has set its official Trick-or-Treat time for Friday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m. Area residents are asked to leave porch lights on to welcome trick-or-treaters,  and the youngsters are reminded to keep safety in mind while making their rounds from house to house.

Northgate Care Center
Northgate Care Center in Waukon will be offering open house trick-or-treating Halloween evening, Friday, October 31 from 4:30-6 p.m. Northgate Care Center, located at 960 Fourth Street NW in Waukon and owned and operated by ABCM Corporation, has welcomed children for trick-or treating for several years in an effort to offer parents and children a safe alternative to outside trick-or-treating. Residents and staff look forward to seeing the children dressed in their Halloween costumes and sharing the experience.

Wed
15
Oct

Waukon Chamber of Commerce seeking nominations for awards to be presented at annual meeting scheduled for February

The Waukon Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations from community residents for awards to be presented at its annual banquet in February. Nominations are being accepted for awards including Years of Service, New Business of the Year, Business of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Person of the Year honors.
The Chamber will bestow the honors upon more than one individual/group or local business fitting the following award’s criteria:

Years of Service Awards
Businesses celebrating a five-year increment anniversary (five-year, 10-year, etc.) in 2015 will be recognized at the annual meeting. Nominations can be made by business owners or anyone familiar with the business.

Tue
14
Oct

Faith, family and friends all instrumental in breast cancer recovery for Waukon’s Janet Kruger


Janet and Roger Kruger of Waukon enjoy spending time together and with their seven grandchildren, all pictured above. Janet underwent treatment for breast cancer two years ago but is doing well now. Submitted photo.

by Kelli Boylen
freelance writer

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