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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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"
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.
Winter: Iola Cancer and Tumor Sanitarium,
Spring: History of Iola Mills and upcoming book on the business, Current projects underway at the society.
Summer: History of Iola Fire Department, Images of Memorial Day Pig Roast
Winter: A look back at Scandinavia's early years
Spring: History of Northland.
Summer: R.I.Anderson Machine Shop Dedication
Fall: Depot Street Marker Recalls Historic Potato Era
Winter: Iola's Potato Industry thrived on "Spud Alley."
Spring: In Trunks, Hands and Hearts: What Norwegian immigrants brought to America with them.
Summer: Iola life in bygone eras: Glimpses from the pages of the Iola Herald.
Fall: The Norwegian Invasion. Visitors from Norway are guests of Iola Historical Society and it's members.
Winter: Iola's Historical Marker Program
Spring: Iola Historical Society Projects
Summer: On the Road to Michigan
Fall: Iola Lions on The Road For the Braves, Mathews
Winter: Reflecting on a Great 2017...The Promise of An Even Greater 2018
Spring: Hotvedt Peace Picture Captured; Veterans Memorial Park Walk of Honor.
Summer: The Lady and the Water, An Ode to Adelaide Hiebel
Fall: IHS Caboose; Gausdal, Norway Historical Society; Gausdal, Norway to Iola