The Governor’s Volunteer Service Award Recipients

Earlier this year Sean Snyder nominated two RSVP volunteers (Deb Tekippe and Carol Hemesath) for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. They were chosen as recipients last week.  Deb and Carol assist Sean Snyder  (Winneshiek County Emergency Management) often. Sean Snyder nominated them for the December 15, 2021 power outage assist here in Decorah.  Deb and… …

Winneshiek County Board of Health Member

Winneshiek County Board of Health Member Job Description   The Vision Statement of the Winneshiek County Board of Health is:   Leaders in Health The Mission of Winneshiek County Public Health is:  To promote, preserve, enhance and protect the health and well-being of all persons in the community…realizing that HEALTH CARE is the fundamental right of… …

Raffle for Winneshiek Sheriff Office

May 6, 2022 at 7am – LIVE on air raffle drawing sponsored by the American Legions Riders Post 135. Proceeds go towards, Sheriff’s Office K9 Program, Operation Comfort Warrior, Thunder Rode, Howard County Hospice & Olivia Hollenbeck’s City Park.

DEA National TakeBack

The Sheriff’s Office and DEA are hosting a TakeBack event on April 30 that collects unused/expired prescription meds. This is a national event.

WINNESHIEK COUNTY SECONDARY ROADS

WINNESHIEK COUNTY SECONDARY ROADS: Pole Line Rd. Bridge Replacement – The Pole Line Rd. Bridge (Bridge No. 65) is under contract and construction will begin Monday, May 2nd at 7:00am. The contractor will close the Pole Line Rd and begin mobilizing their equipment. Please feel free to contact the Engineer’s Office with any questions. 563-382-2951.… …

Winneshiek County Development and Tourism Projects

Winneshiek County Development and Tourism (WCDT) works in collaboration with area partners to seek out and write grants to help support Winneshiek County projects. They have been awarded $3,546,000 in grants just since September of 2021! Some of those projects include: Water Quality Initiative Project $97,000 from Iowa Dept. of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to… …

The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors voted to light up the courthouse dome with the blue and yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag to show the community's solidarity with Ukraine, as they fight to maintain their land, their homes, and their families against the Russian invasion. Shirley Vermace took the photos with the Civil War… …

Boat Registrations

Boat Registrations will expire April 30 and can be renewed at the Recorders’ Office. Call 563/382-3486 for more information

Nordic Fest 2021

A full crowd of people on the Winneshiek County Courthouse lawn enjoying a performance of the Nordic Dancers during Nordic Fest 2021 in Decorah, Iowa.

Changes with the Board of Supervisors

With the recent retirement of Board chair District 2 Supervisor, Floyd Ashbacher, many changes have taken effect. Gary Rustad was named to fill Ashbacher’s unfilled term. Supervisor Dan Langreck (District 4) was voted as the new chair and Supervisor Shirley Vermace (District 3) was nominated Vice Chair. We wish Floyd well in his retirement and… …