The organizational meeting of the Winneshiek County Protectors, a group of concerned citizens which recently formed to research and monitor frac-sand mining in Winneshiek County, is Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Decorah Middle School cafeteria.

The Middle School's address in Decorah is 405 Winnebago Street.

The election of the board of directors and a review of the mission statement and organizing documents will be conducted. The group will organize volunteers to serve on seven working committees.

Supporters of the Winneshiek County Protectors are invited to attend. Contact Lyle Otte 382-3137 for more information.