Category Archives: Events

Earth Day Trials and Tribulations

BY: RACHEL SMITH Talk about a test in patience.  When all we want to do is enjoy our weekend celebrating Mother Earth by cleaning up around our beautiful town, instead we are piled with another walloping of snow, putting the kibosh on many of the planned activities. So what is Earth Day? Well, in a nutshell, it’s a...
Read more

Spring Sports Nutrition

**original article by Candice Reimholz** After this winter, I never thought it would happen, but spring is right around the corner.  Spring sports and training has begun.  Soccer, Baseball/Softball, and Track and Field are about to ramp up.  For the athletes involved at all levels, this means an increased demand on their bodies.  During the average...
Read more

Introducing…The Boat Drunks!!

Introducing… the Boat Drunks!! BY: RACHEL SMITH As I’m sitting here pondering the next group to highlight for the Island Fever Showcase, I came across this group call The Boat Drunks.  Now… they had me hook, line and sinker by the sheer awesomeness of their name alone.  I mean, talk about finding your Spirit Animal. For real.  I’m...
Read more

Live Like Jimmy Buffett

photocredit: Donny Brewer BY: RACHEL SMITH   A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog letting the North Iowa area know of a new event coming to the Surf Ballroom over Labor Day Weekend.  An event that, the more I read up on the acts and listen to their music, I think is going to be absolutely incredible. Trop...
Read more