Iola is a vibrant small town boasting a traditional Norwegian heritage. The Iola-Scandinavia school district ranks in the top 5% of schools in Wisconsin. The community is the home of several exciting annual attractions and events including:
- The Iola Old Car Show, the largest annual car show in the Midwest
- The Iola Winter Carnival, including the Central Wisconsin Ski Jumping Championships, a qualifying event for prospective Olympic athletes
- Visit the Iola-Scandinavia Chamber page to learn more
It is just a 25-minute commute from Stevens Point, home of several large corporations and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Ila is a 15-minute commute from Waupaca, the county seat and home to a recreational Chain of Lakes and Hartman Creek State Park. In addition to Stevens Point for shopping, Appleton and the Fox Valley are easily accessible. Green Bay and Lambeau Field are slightly over an hour away.
JP Media LLC offers the ability to live in a larger college town, in a small village, the rolling countryside, or somewhere in between.