Open house Thursday to help celebrate County Government Week April 6-10

An open house will be held at the Allamakee County Courthouse Thursday, April 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in recognition of County Government Week, being observed April 6-10. The event will feature informational displays and refreshments will be served. Eighth graders from all three school districts in the county will tour courthouse offices from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
In addition, Allamakee County Sheriff Clark Mellick has announced that prisoners in the Allamakee County Jail will be housed elsewhere for the day in order to open the facility for public tours.
The WE CARE Committee is also sponsoring a county-wide scavenger hunt. Entry forms are available at all courthouse offices and must be returned by Thursday, April 9 to be eligible for the $50 cash prize. The winner's name will be drawn Friday, April 10.