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‘Drive harder’: Decorah’s Hovden breaks 176 career wins

Friday, July 19, 2024 3:42 pm

While many racers are just happy to be on the track, Hovden said it’s just not as fun if he doesn’t win.

Schluter, Lensch address supervisors regarding Middle Calmar Road Conditions

Friday, July 19, 2024 3:36 pm

“It just seems like it’s not a happy road to be on. Everyone that comes to visit always says how poor it is … and the worst road in Iowa. If you go to a lot of counties around Winneshiek County, their secondary roads are a whole lot better than our roads. So, therefore, let’s be active, people.”

Settlement may calm claim county erred in ordering rip-rap removal

Friday, July 19, 2024 3:09 pm

County officials are moving forward with a possible settlement in a legal case stemming from the unpermitted installation of erosion control measures along a rural road.

Smartflower blooms at Sunflower

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:16 pm

Solar technology at new Child Development & Discovery Center a first in Iowa

Decorah puller Van Duyn shares the challenge and excitement of tractor pulls

Monday, July 15, 2024 3:58 pm

“You put hours and hours of work into it, and it all comes down to 10 seconds. You always need to be ready for what happens next,” he said. “There’s no guarantee that it’s going to go straight or do what you intended.”

Community Action to buy Smith building for $1 Winneshiek County

Monday, July 15, 2024 3:50 pm

The board generally agreed to on a tentative transfer date of Sept. 3.

Supervisors agree to free energy audit of Community Services building

Monday, July 1, 2024 9:43 am

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

Standing room only for Driftless Water Defenders inaugural meeting

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 12:08 pm

“Iowa’s water quality is getting worse, and we need organized citizen involvement if we’re going to turn things around. DWD’s members will push forward with needed clean water advocacy.”

‘A hobby for the soul’ Hidden Springs Peony Farm’s new owner shares family’s flight from suburbia to farm life

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 8:52 am

“My favorite part of the business is sharing this cool place,” Laura said. “Peonies hold such memories for people, and I love hearing those stories. They become a family heirloom, and that’s definitely my favorite part of this business.

Hagemans keep dairy farming competitive with high-tech innovations

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 10:25 am

To help maintain revenues, the Hagemans became the first robotic dairy in Winneshiek County and the fourth one in Iowa.