Nearly 2000 students were educated on bike and pedestrian safety education this spring through Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission’s Bike Rodeo events held in conjunction with area schools. During the Bike Rodeos, students learned many important safety skills and then practiced their new skills on an obstacle course and mini-roadway. Helmets (just about 600!) were also handed out to any student needing one free of charge. Continue reading
Jes Wegner, Community Health Nurse for Gundersen Palmer Community Health and West Union Walking School Bus champion, was recently honored by the West Union community during West Union’s annual Community Awards Banquet. Continue reading
Move over Batman, here comes the WSB!
This week brought some excitement for the Walking School Bus (WSB) program in Decorah as a very special guest tagged along on the walk to school. Continue reading
Upper Explorerland’s Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program is piloting community active living programs in Decorah this school year. “Community Walks” debuted in October 2016 as part of the Healthiest State Initiative’s Annual Walk and continue monthly. Continue reading