Spooky stories to tell in the Driftless

Friday, September 17, 2021 1:38 pm

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in each cate-‘gory’

Driftless Journeys Bingo 2021 Prize Winners

Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:31 pm

Thank you to all the 2021 Driftless Journeys Bingo partners and players, grand prize winners are . . .

Killed By Kiwis and The Missing Letters rock Decorah

Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:22 pm

The Landing Market was again home to an incredible concert, providing two sets by two Minneapolis-based outfits with their own ties to Decorah. 

Connor Hopkins’ Driftless Playlist: Buck Hollow Band brings song and dance to Driftless area for three decades

Monday, September 13, 2021 5:02 pm

 . . .  it seems as though no band gets the crowd riled up quite like the Buck Hollow Band. 

Smith Hospital has a rich history

Friday, September 10, 2021 1:03 pm

Rev. Paul Koren had a dream for Decorah, and despite many discouraging setbacks and much hard work, lived to see that dream realized.

Even a flood can’t stop this love

Monday, September 6, 2021 8:23 am

“What a weekend!! Minnesota boy married Iowa girl and found out Iowans really know how to do “Minnesota Nice” first rate.”  

Late summer’s stingers

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 1:55 pm

Yellowjackets, bald-faced hornets, and paper wasps are, in general, the stingy, stripey flying insects you need to worry about this time of year.

Alternative wellness: More ways to feel better

Friday, August 27, 2021 8:30 pm

Is your wellness goal to return you to your pre-symptom status, or is it true wellness that will take beyond and allow you to live your life as your best self?

Memorial: Goodbye to a Neighborhood Friend

Friday, August 27, 2021 8:24 pm

Murphy Gooddog ~ Dec. 10, 2007 – Aug.9, 2021 ~ Murphy had a knack for getting out and about – not to “run away,” but just to explore and visit. (We swear he knew how to open the gate.) 

Got goat’s milk?

Monday, August 23, 2021 5:25 am

Iowa’s only Grade A goat dairy farm is right here in the Driftless.

Echoes of the Past

Thursday, August 19, 2021 5:19 pm

The original Aase Haugen Home for the Aged was in rural Decorah, situated west of town.

Business owner gets flexible

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 7:34 pm

Decorah business owner Molly Gallagher had an imaginative business response to the pandemic shutdown in early 2020. The Yoga Room owner transitioned her once in-studio yoga classes to online-only, all the while renovating a secluded barn on the outskirts of Decorah into a yoga space to host classes when restrictions lifted.

Hlubek family reunion weekend Aug. 14 -15

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 2:03 pm

The family traveled on the ship “Westphalia” from Austria to the immigration center in Castle Gardens, New York.

Broken supply chain impacts Driftless economy

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 3:39 pm

A broken propeller blade causes a trickle-down effect on the economy as replacement parts and supply chains dry up across the United States faster than the Mississippi’s water levels.  A simple part is the linchpin in thousands of lost river guide tourism dollars in Iowa including off-river spending for lodging, dining and shopping. 

Bikers Against Child Abuse: Keepers of the children

Saturday, August 7, 2021 4:50 pm

(B.A.C.A.) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. 

DNR Fishing Report for the week of August 5

Friday, August 6, 2021 6:59 pm

This weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys and county and state parks staff.

Create your ‘Blue Zone’ and take advantage of your neighborhood

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:30 pm

Think for a minute today about how to get the most from this area for yourself and your family, the locals.

Madtom Madness on the Miss.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:25 pm

Madtoms are the deadliest walleye bait on the Upper Mississippi.

Shop. Drink. Relax.

Friday, July 23, 2021 9:28 pm

Cresco’s Ox & Wren Spirits and Gifts celebrates five years

Echoes of the Past

Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:50 pm

EIGHTY YEARS AGO: Roger Gillman’s score of 30 is now the new low at Silvercrest Golf Course.