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Best of Iowa shop to feature Iowa products, bakery items

A new shop new and repurposed items made in Iowa will soon be opening in the former location of the Kalona Family Restaurant, just south of the Kalona General Store. Ribbon cutting will be Monday, April 1 at noon with the Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce. The Best of...

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Optimist tenderloin dinner set for Thursday, Feb. 28

The Kalona Optimist club encourages everyone to attend the club’s Tenderloin Dinner at the Kalona United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 4:30 p.m.  to 7 p.m.  on Thursday, February 28. “In addition to our popular large breaded Pork Tenderloins,” noted...

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Soup supper fundraiser at Village to be March 29th

A soup supper fundraiser for completing the new Wahl Museum will be held in the museum at the Kalona Historical Village, 715 D Ave, from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29. Soups that will be served include chili, chicken noodle, cheeseburger, cheesy potato, Tortellini,...

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Christmas celebration a staple of Kalona

As Iowa prepares for another round of icy winter weather, today we are reminiscing back to early December and Kalona's annual Christmas in Kalona festivities. The weather was not ideal, but as Aaron Viner of Iowa Farmer Today aptly described, "regardless of the...

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Luncheon to focus on workplace stress management

February 25, 2019: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMKalona Historical Village: 715 D Ave, Kalona, IA 5224Registration is encouraged: click here Join the Kalona professional community at the first Chamber luncheon of 2019. The Kalona Historical Village is the host and meal sponsor...

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Petals Floral & Gifts shop moves to town

In order to accommodate her growing floral business, Amy Helmuth has moved her Petals Floral & Gifts shop to an expanded location at 110 1st Street (Highway 1). The shop is next door to Kalona Auto Used Cars, which is owned by her husband, Clint. The new Petals...

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Member Spotlight: Woodin Wheel Antiques

This year’s quilt for the Annual Quilt Raffle is now on display in the Kalona Area Chamber of Commerce office. It is titled “Starry Patch” and  comes from the Woodin Wheel Antique shop, 515 B Avenue. Woodin Wheel co-owner Katie Karnes said the locally made quilt...

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