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And your winners are…

And your winners are…

The 2018 Christmas in Kalona kicked off two new competitions in Kalona, the Ugly Sweater Contest and the Window Decorating Contest (but not the ugliest!). We had excellent participation across town with over 15 windows decorated in holiday spirit. 1st Place: Timeless Charm & Gifts 2nd Place: The Kalona General Store 3rd Place: The Shop   And announcing the winners the Ugly Sweater Contest… 1st Place (Adult Division): Tonia Poole 1st Place (Kids Division): Tara Poole  ...

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The Eatery now offering Triple Cheese Paninis

The Eatery now offering Triple Cheese Paninis

Check out The General’s Store newest creation… triple cheese paninis! See the full menu below. The Eatery is located at 121 5th Street inside the Kalona General Stor. Be sure to try their daily breakfast specials, too! The cafe opened in March of 2018.  ...

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Another successful year for the Kalona Fall Festival

Another successful year for the Kalona Fall Festival

This year the festival celebrated Kalona’s history. Prairie to prosperity through old world demonstrations of rug weaving, spinning, quilting, broom making corn grinding copper kettle apple butter. Entertainment, talent contest, and special features like the U of I Mobile Museum, K-9 Race Car “Racing for a cause on behalf of Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors. Even though it was a bit cold, there really was something for every member of the family!   Food: chicken and biscuits,...

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

The Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Director to provide services for 100 area businesses, manage employees and volunteers and organize the events of Kalona. 30 hours per week and occasional night and weekend hours. Qualifications: strong communication skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Quickbooks (or similar bookeeping software), social media and website maintenance, experience with budgeting, fundraising, record keeping and grant writing; must be extremely reliable...

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JW’s Foods is going green

JW’s Foods is going green

JW’s has just announced that beginning in November, they will not be distributing a weekly printed ad flyer. You can always see the entire flyer in their mobile app, on their website and on their facebook page. You can also sign up on their website. ...

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