Features

More than Birds and Bees

Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:38 pm

An interview with Dr. Kirk Larsen, Luther College professor of biology

More than Birds and Bees

Thursday, June 30, 2022 12:38 pm

An interview with Dr. Kirk Larsen, Luther College professor of biology

Driftless Outdoors: Backwater buffet features 130 entrees

Friday, June 24, 2022 9:09 pm

If river levels follow USACE predictions the next two weeks, provided will be some of the best fishing Old Man River can offer. 

Celebrating Dairy Month: 56 years of cows and steers

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:48 pm

LeRoy McClintock concludes dairy career winning Pioneer award

Green, Scapes and Bulbs: Garlic 3 Ways

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 8:26 pm

Most people think of garlic as a winter storage vegetable or a late summer harvest, but many are surprised to learn the garlic plant is edible (and enjoyable) at many stages – not just the dried and cured bulb most people know.

Celebrating Dairy Month: Elsbernd family serious about dairy, now and for future generations

Friday, June 10, 2022 8:56 pm

The Elsbernd Family of Calmar was recognized by the Winneshiek County Dairy Association as the Distinguished Dairy Family this spring.

 

Decorah Rocks spreads kindness, happiness globally

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:01 am

Painting in the park event is June 11 

New bridge coming to Water Street

Friday, May 27, 2022 1:34 pm

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO: A new bridge will be built on Water Street over the Dry Run close to the Milwaukee Passenger Depot later this year.

A filling spinach recipe to shake up salad season

Friday, May 20, 2022 8:57 pm

The magic of spinach is that it can “overwinter” – survive through the winter for harvest in the spring – even here in the Upper Midwest. 

A filling spinach recipe to shake up salad season

Friday, May 20, 2022 8:57 pm

The magic of spinach is that it can “overwinter” – survive through the winter for harvest in the spring – even here in the Upper Midwest. 

Chasing smalljaws on the lower Upper Iowa

Thursday, May 19, 2022 4:09 pm

Mother Nature doesn’t care a whit about the Gregorian calendar which drives human behavior here in the Driftless Area.

Kickstart Summer with Driftless Bites and Brews Bingo

Monday, May 9, 2022 8:28 pm

Partnering with Toppling Goliath Brewing Co., Driftless Bites and Brews BINGO offers a tour of the region’s best places to get tasty bites and refreshing brews.

ECHOES OF THE PAST: Bulge in local man’s overcoat is hootch

Friday, May 6, 2022 9:52 pm

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO: Last week, Marshal Tavener noticed a Burr Oak man walking about town with a suspicious looking bulge in his overcoat. 

DRIFTLESS JUNIOR: Fifth grade poetry winners

Friday, April 29, 2022 7:33 pm

The Decorah Middle School’s spring writing contest was held recently. The Driftless Journal is proud to showcase some of the winners.

DRIFTLESS HOME AND GARDEN: Spectacular Scandinavian home still searching for its forever family

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:34 pm

What started as a dream and a wish turned into the very best of times – and the worst of times. Scott and Melanie Rutman poured over a year of their lives into building their dream house in Decorah, only to find they were on the move.

DRIFTLESS HOME AND GARDEN: Plan your garden to can your garden

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:32 pm

There is nothing more satisfying than seeing summer’s bounty preserved in colorful jars in the pantry or in the cold storage cellar. Canning has become more commonplace as many people picked up the art, institution and practice of canning during …

DRIFTLESS HOME AND GARDEN: Plan your garden to can your garden

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:32 pm

There is nothing more satisfying than seeing summer’s bounty preserved in colorful jars in the pantry or in the cold storage cellar. Canning has become more commonplace as many people picked up the art, institution and practice of canning during …

DRIFTLESS OUTDOORS: Walleye spawn late this year on Mississippi

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:03 pm

Extended cold weather this month will  peak walleye spawning time back at least another week on the Mississippi River.

DRIFTLESS HOME & GARDEN: A dream (home) come true

Friday, April 22, 2022 7:54 pm

Spillville family dedicates two decades to renovation

Field to Fork: In celebration of flavor

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:37 pm

Here in Iowa the snow flies well into April, but there is still a lot of amazing local food available this time of year. Here are three ways to embrace early spring foods.