Waukon is home to two radio stations and one weekly newspaper.


14 West Main Street
Waukon, IA 52172
Contact: Greg Wennes
Phone: 563.568.3476 • Fax: 563.568.3391 • Email:

Covering a huge portion of the “Tri-States” of Northeast Iowa, Southeast Minnesota & Southwest Wisconsin with a 24/7 music heavy format! KNEI appeals to a wide demographic of ages as the music consists of everything from the latest hot, new country to the greatest country from the last five decades. Local talent with over 60 years of radio experience include: Erik Kelly and Kathy Rae in the Morning  and The Ride Home weekday afternoons with Josh Blake. Weather from Dan Breeden and the “News 19 Weather Team”. Plus live streaming audio 24/7 on their website.

The Standard Newspaper

15 First Street NW
PO Box 286
Waukon, IA 52172
Contact: Jeremy Troendle
Phone: 563.568.3431 • Fax: 563.568.4242 • Email:

Local news has been the heart and soul of our organization since they first started publishing newspapers in 1945. And for over 65 years, we have worked diligently to bring the readers of Allamakee County the finest in local news and information.