Ways To Help Waukon Flood Victims

Want to know how You can help out local people recover from the flooding? Here are a few different ways you can help out.

Volunteer

The Waukon Chamber of commerce office is compiling a list of people and businesses that still need help from more volunteers. You can stop by their office to get a copy of the list at 101 West Main St. (across the street from Cunningham’s) their phone number is 563-568-4110.

Donate

Send Donations an account has been made for monetary donations to help with the local flood recovery. You can make a donation at the Waukon Chamber of Commerce office or mail it to them at 101 West Main St. All checks should be made to “Allamakee Flood Recover”

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Epic Wear is selling T-shirts for $12 each part of the proceeds from each shirt sold is going to the Allamakee Flood Relief Fund. You can buy a shirt by stopping in at their downtown retail location at 11 West Main St. (next to S & D Cafe) or buy calling them at 563-568-2301.

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Decorah Man Wins Lottery

Don Johnson

Don Johnson (80) of Decorah won $2 million on saturday nights powerball drawing. Don had purchased the powerplay which doubled his  prize from $1 million to $2 million. He matched the first five numbers (13-19-23-33-57) but missed the powerball number (28). The Winning ticket was purchased at Casey’s on college drive in Decorah. That Casey’s will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Don Cashed in his winning ticket Wednesday afternoon at the Iowa Lottery  headquarters office in Des Moines. He will receive approximately $1.4 million after taxes.

Main Street Is Back Open

Main Street through downtown Waukon is now opened back up for through traffic. The street was closed following the major flooding the area received Sunday morning. Although many local business are still hard at work recovering from the damage many downtown business are back open. Having the street back open is helping relieve the parking issues that many business were having. Main Street.

Iowa Disaster Assistance Applications

Iowa Disaster Assistance Applications are Available at the Following Locations:

Waukon
Farmer’s & Merchant’s Bank, Waukon State Bank Main Lobby & Citizen’s State Bank, Allamakee County Courthouse & Community Action

Lansing
Kerndt Brother’s Savings Bank, City Hall & Library

New Albin
New Albin Savings Bank & High Chap

Dorchester
Wings &/or Homewood’s

Waterville
Library & Waterville Store Bar & Grill

Postville
Freedom Bank, Fidelity Bank, Library & City Hall

Harpers Ferry
Donahue’s & Library
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Copies of this form may be made by the public.

Additional Fillable/Printable Forms are also available at:
http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/uploads/LowIncomeDisasterApplicationandInstructions.pdf

Major Flooding Sunday Morning Video.

The video below taken at the intersection of Main St. and Spring Ave. Shows the shear amount of volume of water that was flowing through the entire town of Waukon early Sunday morning during the very heavy amounts of rainfall that our area was receiving.