Window is the quarterly newsletter published
by the Iola Historical Society for its members.
Each issue contains interesting historical articles
about Iola and the surrounding area
It also keeps readers informed of Society events recent acquisitions and museum updates.
Listed are all issues which have been published
to date along with the feature articles contained.
To view the complete issue just click on the date.
2008
Winter: An acquisition and trade of properties, Passport to History program begins.
Spring: The First "Iola Old Car Show, " a look back at the 1910 show; history of Olson Hardware.
Summer: A. Hanson Blacksmith and Wagon Shop; highlights of this year's Strawberry Fest
Fall: Iola's Early Meat Markets.
2009
Winter: When Ski Hills Abounded, brief histories of area ski hills; Society Christmas party highlights.
Spring: Military History Exhibit, military collectibles from the Society's holdings; Our Society Over The Years, Part I
Summer: Strike Up The Band; Our Society Over The Years, Part II
Fall: Bert's "Made In Iola" Violins, Bert Stromberg's passionate hobby; Our Society Over The Years, Part III.
2010
Winter: 100 Years of Ski Jumping in Iola, brief histories of local ski hills; Our Society Over The Years, Part IV; 1st Historic Marker
Spring: Grist Mill's 150th Anniversity; Our Society Over the Years, Part V.
Summer: 27th Annual Strawberry Fest a Huge Success.
Fall: It' Not Just a Picture--It's History, a look at some of the historic images in the IHS archives.
2011
Winter: Iola's Medical Building, The "Greystone."
Spring: Area Civil War Veterans; Winners of Passport to History program.
Summer: Iola's Humble Hero Lee Nelson, Area Civil War Veterans, Annual Strawberry Fest
Fall: Confederate Veteran Buried at Riverside, Area Civil War Veterans
2012
Winter: Lyle Mork Honored at Annual Christmas Party, Taste of Norway winners and "Thank Yous."
Spring: Iola's first school house comes to light with the discovery of a time worn image.
Summer: Louie Myers' was the first farm electiried by Central Wisconsin Electric Co-operative.
Fall: Iola's First "Veterans Day" Honored 54 "Boys" Serving In "The Great War"
2013
Winter: Iola's "Silent Cops", Dalland and Peterson honored, Lyle Mork receives IHS Honorary Lifetime Membership
Spring: When "White Way" lighting came to Iola's Main Street, "Liberty Pole" on South Main St..
Summer: Bert Stromberg Violin Exhibit Dedication, R.I. Anderson's machine shop equipment brought to IHS for exhibiting.
Fall: 1890s photograph captured Iola's Main Street, Charlie and Ben Wasrud install bay window on I&N depot.
2014
Winter: Iola Cancer and Tumor Sanitarium,
Spring: History of Iola Mills and upcoming book on the business, Current projects underway at the society.