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Driftless Health: Boosting the body’s feel-good chemical

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 1:56 pm

How to increase feelings of wellness naturally

Planning for 2024-25, building on a year of progress

Thursday, December 28, 2023 1:28 pm

Progress on Sunflower Childcare center is advancing, with an estimated June 2024 move-in date to the space currently under construction.

Noticing non-profits and the impact they have

Monday, November 27, 2023 3:36 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 28 is GivingTuesday – remember your local nonprofits.

Hospital reviews audit, looks to future

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 3:04 pm

“We’re closing in on some big decisions.”

Learning to grow while growing skills at Turkey Valley School Greenhouse

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 2:54 pm

Turkey Valley Community School District and its students are excited to utilize the school’s greenhouse for a second year and all the projects, ideas and experience it brings. With one full greenhouse year under their belts, valuable lessons were learned and second-year plans are underway.

Driftless Home & Harvest: Setting roots, spreading wings

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 2:47 pm

The couple moved to Dubuque where Allie attended the University of Dubuque to become a Physician’s Assistant, all while battling and beating cancer. The couple moved back to the area in 2020 – renting at the time – but dreaming of a home of their own.

Home & Harvest 2023: Nettle Valley Farm practices barn-pasture hybrid pig farming

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 7:47 am

Nestled outside of Spring Grove, Minn., is Nettle Valley Farm, a pastured livestock farm operated by Dayna Burtness and Nick Nguyen. The duo is raising pastured pigs with a focus of ensuring the animals can remain active and happy the duration of their long summer at the farm.

Supervisors approve contracts for fuel and ice control

Saturday, October 14, 2023 3:44 pm

Rissman noted that the size of the tanks makes a difference when trucking up to 9,000 gallons of fuel to the shops, with smaller tanks making for more frequent stops and more miles in the contract. The Freeport shop currently has two underground tanks for fuel, but the other county road shops have 2,000 gallon diesel tanks.

Supervisors tackle public hearings

Friday, October 13, 2023 11:37 am

The public hearing on the sale of land-locked, county-owned lots in Spillville was held.

NICC President Riedel placed on administrative leave

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 4:36 pm

In a Statement to Media received Wednesday afternoon President Riedel, stated, “…while I cannot comment on the reasons behind the Board’s decision at this time, I have done nothing unlawful, unethical, immoral, or illegal and remain ready, willing, and able to serve the College.”