Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Rep. Kristi Hager (R-Waukon) is seen here signing the oath of office in the Iowa House chamber as the 87th General Assembly kicked off Monday, January 9 at the Capitol in Des Moines. During the session, Hager can be reached at kristi.hager@legis.iowa.gov or through the House switchboard at 515-281-... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Local events planned at Effigy Mounds, Waukon High School and Kerndt Brothers Bank to celebrate Area residents will have a high degree of familiarity with a new quarter being released into circulation by the United State Mint to start the new year. The first quarter to be released in 2017 under... + continue reading

Delaware County native Edwin Geers (right) presents $10,000 to Byways of Iowa Foundation Chair Rod Marlatt (left). The donation will help fund art projects in Delhi and Manchester as part of the "Art on Iowa’s Byways Initiative.” Submitted photo.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Over the past several months, the Byways of Iowa Foundation (BIF), Northeast Iowa RC&D and Scenic Byway Boards from across the state have been working to raise money to install original works of art in byway communities, including Postville and Waukon along the Driftless Area Scenic Byway. This... + continue reading

Austin Brink of Waukon entered this photo he took in the American Farmscapes category of the "Capture the Heart of America" photo contest sponsored by the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area. Brink's photo won the People’s Choice Award, receiving the most "likes" from members of the public voting via Facebook. Brink was bestowed a $50 prize for his award selection. Submitted photo.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Austin Brink of Waukon had a photograph he entered in the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) "Capture the Heart of America" Photo Contest win the People's Choice Award. Brink's photo, "The Old Wind Mill" (pictured at right), was awarded that honor... + continue reading

Robey Memorial Library and its Library Foundation are partnering with Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon to gift a literacy package to each baby born at the hospital. Pictured above, left to right, are: Diane Allison, OB Supervisor at Veterans Memorial Hospital; Amy Bowden, OB Manager at Veterans Memorial Hospital; Ellie Krousie, Robey Memorial Library Children's Programming Coordinator; Cate St. Clair, Robey Memorial Library Director; Kristin Kopperud-Stinn, Library Foundation Board Trustee; Carolyn Vogel, Library Foundation Board Trustee. Submitted photo.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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In an effort to promote Robey Memorial Library’s early literacy program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, the library and Library Foundation have partnered with Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH) in Waukon to reach out to families delivering babies at the hospital. Starting January 1, a... + continue reading

Delaware County native Edwin Geers (right) presents $10,000 to Byways of Iowa Foundation Chair Rod Marlatt (left). The donation will help fund art projects in Delhi and Manchester as part of the "Art on Iowa’s Byways Initiative.” Submitted photo.

Austin Brink of Waukon entered this photo he took in the American Farmscapes category of the "Capture the Heart of America" photo contest sponsored by the Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area. Brink's photo won the People’s Choice Award, receiving the most "likes" from members of the public voting via Facebook. Brink was bestowed a $50 prize for his award selection. Submitted photo.

Robey Memorial Library and its Library Foundation are partnering with Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon to gift a literacy package to each baby born at the hospital. Pictured above, left to right, are: Diane Allison, OB Supervisor at Veterans Memorial Hospital; Amy Bowden, OB Manager at Veterans Memorial Hospital; Ellie Krousie, Robey Memorial Library Children's Programming Coordinator; Cate St. Clair, Robey Memorial Library Director; Kristin Kopperud-Stinn, Library Foundation Board Trustee; Carolyn Vogel, Library Foundation Board Trustee. Submitted photo.

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