News & Notes

Clayton County Farmers Markets

Visit Clayton County’s farmers markets this summer for fresh produce, plants, homemade jam, baked goods, crafts, and more!

Strawberry Jam Camp | July 21-23, Strawberry Point

Take your songwriting to a whole new level under the direction of a powerhouse team of songwriters in this three day songwriting workshop in Strawberry Point! July 21, 22, and 23, 2021 For more information and to register, visit

River of Music Concert Series | Friday Nights, June 4-Aug. 6, Guttenberg

Enjoy live music at Umbrella Arts’ River of Music concert series in Guttenberg! All FREE concerts held on Friday, 6-8 pm starting June 4 in Ingleside Park, located north of the school along the Mississippi River. COVID restrictions (masks and social distancing) will apply unless otherwise announced. Donations accepted to help cover costs of art … [Read More]

Field Day at Becker East Wildlife Area | May 28

Field Day Fridays: Becker East Wildlife Area Friday, May 28, 5:00 PM Reservations Required Becker East Wildlife Area Clayton County Conservation will host a field day at the Becker East Wildlife Area. This beautiful, primitive site overlooking the Turkey River near Millville has been the site of a two-year project converting a retired pasture to … [Read More]

SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. … [Read More]

OWLS Trip to K & K Gardens | May 20, Reservations Required

O.W.L.S. “K & K GARDENS ~ HAWKEYE, IOWA” Thursday, May 20th, 10:00 a.m. carpool Reservations Required Clayton County Conservation is pleased to announce the next Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls trip. O.W.L.S. will head to K & K Gardens in Hawkeye, Iowa on Thursday, May 20th.  Please meet at Osborne park at 10:00 a.m. to carpool. … [Read More]

Virtual Backbone Trail Run + Fundraiser

In the spirit of getting people out on the trails, Backbone Friends Group is doing a fundraiser, as we are not having an in-person trail run event this year. Please buy a buff and go run or hike any of the stunning trails Backbone has to offer! Purchase your buff and wear it proudly as … [Read More]

Clayton County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Clayton County COVID-19 Vaccine Update On Thursday, 3/4/2021, the Iowa Department of Public Health announced that those individuals under age 65 with certain underlying health conditions would be vaccine eligible beginning Monday, 3/8. Qualifying medical conditions for those under 65 include: Cancer Chronic kidney disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Down Syndrome Heart conditions, such … [Read More]

Clayton County Board of Health: Continuing Efforts to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

The Clayton County Board of Health would like to take this opportunity to remind the residents, towns and businesses of our county, of the importance of continuing its efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These continued efforts to protect the community from illness includes the following measures: Continue to wear masks when around others … [Read More]