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Book Sale: July 22, 2017

Putting People First at Burr Oak's Laura Days 2017
Laura Days Parade Entry

It's a parade thing at Laura Days, Burr Oak, Iowa on June 24, 2017
Winn-Dems Putting People First - it's a Policy thing!

* better wages

* funding Public Schools

* health care for all

* investing in rural Iowa

* clean water & air

Castalia Tractor Days

Winneshiek Democrats marched in the Castalia Tractor Days parade. The new float, pulled by Boyd Wasson, features our message, "Putting People First."  

Watch for us at the Nordic Fest Parade on July

        Winneshiek County Democrats,

            active in the community,

                     PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST! 

Participating in community events (social, political, community) ensures that Winn-Dems have a presence throughout Winneshiek County and NE Iowa. We invite volunteers to join the fun by lending a hand to one or two events. Call or email Matt Tapscott  563 387 7413 or tapscottdecorah@gmail.com

Tractor Days -- Castalia -- June 11 – gather at 11:30am with other Democrats at the west end of Castalia to walk in the parade with the new float

Democrats Under 40-- June 19 – Democrats who are under 40 will gather at the Courtyard/Cellar at 7:30pm to share information and ideas

Central Committee Meeting --June 22 - 6:00pm. Decorah Supt. Haluska will speak to the group about the impact of the 2017 Iowa Legislative session on Iowa’s schools. 7:00pm regular agenda meeting

Laura Days-- Burr Oak-- June 24 – details will be announced about parade

Decorah Community Meal --July 6 – Winn Dems will furnish desserts and salads and provide work crews

Winneshiek County Fair Booth-- July 11-15 – Winn Dems will staff a booth

Sidewalk Days Book Sale-- Decorah-- July 22 – Winn Dems will sell donated books

Nordic Fest Decorah --July 29 – details will be announced about parade

Ossian Days --August 11/12 – details will be announced about parade

Garden Party Fundraiser-- August 27 – at the home of Doug and Sue Burks, 712 Valley View Drive

Fall Fundraiser --October 26 – details will be announced

              Join us,

                            PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST!

Blue Heron Knittery to Accept and Store Books for the Democratic Book Sale

Sarah Henning Iverson at Blue Heron Knittery has offered to accept and store books for the Democratic book sale, in addition to Dale's garage and Barbara Massman's office. You can bring books to the store at 300 W. Water St. between 11:00am and 5:00pm.

Please do not leave them outside the door if the store is closed. 

If all volunteer locations get filled up with books, we will have a great sale on July 22nd! The sale will take place at the Lingonberry at 218 W Water St, Decorah, IA. 

2017 Winneshiek County Caucus

Iowa flag/map
Following the close of the caucus, the new Central Committee members held a brief organizational meeting to elect County officers. Elected were Matt Tapscott, Chairperson; Nathan Thompson, Vice-Chairperson; Boyd Wasson, Treasurer; Carl Haakenstad, Recording Secretary; and Barb Dale, Correspondence Secretary.

New Winneshiek County Committee Members 2017

John Lof, Alex Sekora, and Matt Anderson, all of Luther College; Sonja Sola, Decorah, and Clara Muggli-Toyloy, Freeport, were elected as new Central Committee members.


In support of our constitution, our neighbors and refugees everywhere

Rally for Refugees

Tuesday Jan. 31, 5:30 P.M

Water Street Park (next to the Coop): Moved to Courthouse with 600+ attending

Decorah, Iowa

2014-15 County Platform
Along with the Winn-Dems' Statement of Principals. Read it here!

Winn-Dems Caucus!