The ‘Biggest Little Fair in Iowa” is under way at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds in Decorah. Some of the best moments of small town life are celebrated each year at the fair. This year’s fair runs July 8-13. Tuesday’s opening ceremonies included crowning of the 2024 royalty.

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Eggen said Supervisor Shirley Vermace suggested WED “help the county” by providing a free energy audit of the newly-purchased building.

From drought to flooding: County’s Emergency Management Coordinator shares the dangers of heavy rains

“The storm system kept swirling and building on itself, and it easily spanned the width of Iowa,” Snyder said. “When I look at pictures of Spencer’s neighborhoods underwater, that could…

July book discussions announced

Dcorah Public Library staff announced five book discussions in July. The groups are open to the public and newcomers are encouraged to attend. Anyone interested should call the library at…

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Destination Driftless

In all of the pizzas that I’ve consumed, the ones that stood out the most always had one ingredient: Good quality olive oil or some sort of finishing oil swirled…

Driftless Foodie: For the love of Pizza Part 2 – the sauce!

You need to make sure you have not only a really good tasting sauce, but also the right ratio of sauce to crust to prevent a soggy bottom. No one…

Driftless Business spotlight: Waukon Family Chiropractic opens

Everything fell into place for Dr. Jackie Barz. The recent chiropractic school graduate moved to Waukon last fall and now she’s has opened her own practice.

Know Your Driftless Neighbor: Meet Katy Buck

“Yeoman Bolder”, “911 Dispatch”, “Weezer”, “Crazy Rock Lady” are just a few monikers for Decorah’s resident rock royalty, Katy Buck. If you have ever found a beautiful painted rock whilst…

Baseball fans couldn’t have found a better game to watch in Calmar Thursday night as the South Winn baseball team (18-8, 15-2 UIC) hosted MFL MarMac (22-7, 14-3) in a…

SW alone at the top of UIC

A pair of wins over Kee Wednesday put the South Winn softball team (17-11, 12-0 UIC) in sole possession of the Upper Iowa Conference standings. The Warriors extended their win…

Split UIC twinbill for Lady Trojans

A road trip to Maynard gave the Turkey Valley softball team (7-19, 7-7 UIC) a conference split with West Central (8-12, 8-6 UIC) Wednesday. Friday’s non-conference game versus Riceville was…

Busta’s slam lifts TV over WarEagles

As the season winds down the Turkey Valley baseball team (9-14, 8-9 UIC) picked up a pair of wins last week at home. Friday’s preview of the first round postseason…

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