Spring Edibles: Make a $100 meal for free

Friday, April 9, 2021 12:59 pm

My friend was treated to a spring brunch in St. Paul, Minn, it rang up at $100.

An outdoor store with more

Thursday, April 8, 2021 10:00 pm

GEAR Elkader to open late April

Morels – Game On!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:00 pm

One of the surest signs of spring in the Driftless is the appearance of the morel mushroom.

The Driftless Foodie: One pan garlicky mushroom, chicken & rice

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:33 pm

Do y’all remember my last baked rice dish?

Annual Redhorse run is no thundering herd

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 1:38 pm

The annual spawning run of redhorse and white suckers into the Upper Iowa River and other streams in the Driftless Area began quietly about 48 hours after the official arrival of spring this year.

Klimesh’s Corner: Iowa is predicted to see growth in the coming year

Saturday, April 3, 2021 8:55 pm

Iowa has seen growth even through these last several months, and is predicted to see growth in the coming year.

From the Statehouse: House and Senate will focus on the budget process

Friday, April 2, 2021 8:54 pm

In its review of the state’s economy, the panel said Iowa is “remarkably resilient” . . . 

Driftless Destinations and Beyond Get out and hike now…while avoiding the mud

Friday, April 2, 2021 4:21 pm

Spring seems to be here. Let’s turn our faces up to that beautiful sun still shining at 7:30 p.m.

Small-town design service makes big impact

Thursday, April 1, 2021 6:10 pm

Iroc Web Design Services nearing two decades of service

Driftless Junior: Reflections of Last Spring

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:10 pm

Last spring I learned how to be alone.

Jobs, free speech protection and tax cuts

Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:00 am

This week was the tenth week of the legislative session. The Senate debated several bills to remove barriers to work, reward work and investment and create a tax and regulatory environment conducive to creating new career opportunities in Iowa.

From the Statehouse: Nursing home visits

Friday, March 26, 2021 6:43 pm

Updated guidance requires nursing homes to allow indoor visitation at all times and for all residents, regardless of vaccination status of the resident or visitor, unless three instances arise . . .

Living with Grace

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:54 pm

“I just can’t live like this anymore,” …says 4-year-old Grace as she stands up in the tub after her not- so-baby-anymore baby sister has pooped in the tub … again.  I laughed and then I cried. 

First spring outing on Mississippi backwaters reveals environmental changes

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:59 pm

With most ice cover gone from running sloughs and backwater areas of pools 9 and 10 this past week, a flotilla of walleye and perch fishers have descended on the Upper Mississippi.

The Driftless Foodie: Smokey Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:36 pm

I know what you might be thinking. Where’s the meat Jessie? It’s a taco!

Addressing child care and access to mental health for Iowans

Sunday, March 21, 2021 8:52 pm

This week the Iowa House focused on moving important priorities in addressing child care and access to mental health for Iowans.

1921: County superintendent off to Postville

Friday, March 19, 2021 9:09 pm

ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO: It is with much surprise we learn that the county superintendent of schools has resigned and will not be a candidate for re-election. The pay for the county superintendent here is $1,800 . . . 

Klimesh’s Corner: Iowa ranks #1 for opportunity according to US News & World Report

Friday, March 19, 2021 8:25 pm

Some exciting news was released this week. Iowa ranked number one in the country for opportunity according to US News & World Report. 

Winneshiek Wild: A Dry Run Creek Voyage

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 1:38 pm

Creating virtual connections to the natural world of Winneshiek County

Greetings from the Statehouse

Sunday, March 14, 2021 1:39 am

The legislative session is progressing, reaching the first funnel this week. House and Senate rules require that bills must pass out of committee in order to be eligible for further consideration during the session.