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Tuesday- January 11, 2022

He’s HERE!!!! The FIRST BABY of 2022 Born at Windom Area Health has arrived!

On January 8th at 12:49 pm, Justin Seth Stahl made his debut into our community. He weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 19.75 inches in length. His parents Michael and Julie Stahl of Mountain Lake are feeling truly blessed. Baby Justin’s original due date was on the 18th. Julie laughingly stated that she wasn’t aware that having the first baby of the year was such a big deal, but she and Michael are thrilled at the surprise of it all. Baby Justin will be greeted at home by his five older siblings. Julie stated that Justin’s siblings are beyond excited to get him home to love on him.

On a personal note…. I had the privilege of seeing Baby Justin and I am here to tell you he is absolutely adorable and perfect! Congratulations to the Stahl family!!!


It’s no secret that Windom is growing and when a City grows there are higher demands for housing. According to Drew Hage, Development Director for Windom as of November 30, 2021 there was a 0% in rental vacancy rates. The survey included Lakeside Apartments, which opened in 2020 with 45 units and Guardian Inn which also opened in 2020 with 38 units. Hage went onto say that there is a demand for approximately 130 new housing units in Windom from 2014 to the end of the decade. To clarify- A housing unit is defined as a residence such as a house, apartment or mobile home. Of that demand, Hage went on to say about 30-35 units will be for owner-occupied housing and 95-100 units will be for rental and senior housing. Since the Housing study in 2014 more than 798 new jobs have been created in Windom. A healthy rental market is expected to have a vacancy rate of about 5% to allow for sufficient consumer choice and unit turnover. Hage stated that with a shortage of living units persons who would normally form their own rental households instead room with other persons in a housing unit, live with their parents or live in housing outside of the area and commute to jobs. KDOM will welcome Drew Hage on follow site source url accutane vomiting dissertation writing service cual es mejor levitra cialis viagra compare and contrast essay writing samples https://plastic-pollution.org/trialrx/avodart-nipple-pain/31/ career track essay https://www.lapressclub.org/hypothesis/dissertation-rainer-wurms/29/ beckstoffer vineyards scholarship essay montaigne the essays see url fda bph cialis essay about gay marriage https://internexus.edu/published/art-careers-essay/51/ https://equalitymi.org/citrate/sildenafil-40-mg/29/ see url see url freedom of speech vs hate speech https://samponline.org/blacklives/best-books-for-speech-therapy/27/ enter site click here case studies in biology http://hyperbaricnurses.org/1287-cheapest-online-viagra/ go here source watch my work experience french coursework watch see url ventolin online no prescription best way to start an essay conclusion example Friday, January 14th on our Kaleidoscope Program at 10am on 1580 AM and 103.1 FM as we delve deeper into the needs and solutions of housing in Windom.


Windom Ambulance Service released their Run Data for 2021

101,519 miles were logged with 12,360 gallons of fuel used.

There were 483 Transfers with 565 Local Patient Transports. There was 1,138 Total run logs filled out in 2021 compared to the previous record of 1,034 in 2019.


The Windom Police Department and Sheriffs Office stated that 2022 has started out pretty quiet and there is nothing of substance to report at this time.


The Windom Planning Commission will meet TONIGHT at 7pm at Windom City Hall in the City Council Chambers.


Des Moines Valley Health & Human Services Board Meeting will be held Thursday January 13th at 9am at the Jackson County Government East Cafeteria. The meeting will also be available through “GoToWebinar” program. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar via computer and/or phone. Register on Thursday January 13th at 9am.