Decorah drops home game to No. 6 Go-Hawks

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 6:29 pm

The Decorah girls’ basketball team (10-7, 7-4 NEIC) fell to Class 4A No. 6 Waverly-Shell Rock (18-2, 11-0 NEIC) Friday night at home, 54-39.


The Driftless Foodie: Chicken Parm Meatballs

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:30 pm

If you’ve been around here for a while it is no secret that I am a sucker for a good meatball.

Apart yet connected: 2020 wedding takes place via Zoom

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:02 pm

February is wedding month in the Driftless, three weeks of weddings begins today!

Nikki’s Ultimate Glow opens in Waukon

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 3:20 pm

Waukon resident Nikki Dietrich has always loved tanning. So, when the opportunity presented itself to buy a tanning salon in Waukon, the mother of two jumped at it.

Driftless Area Art Festival application deadline March 15

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:15 am

Applications are open for the 17th annual Driftless Area Art Festival, scheduled for September 18-19, 2021, in Soldiers Grove, Wis.

Waukon youth among those to be honored at 4-H Legacy awards virtual ceremony Feb. 26

Monday, February 8, 2021 9:00 pm

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced that a local youth is among those to be honored at the 6th Annual Iowa 4-H Legacy Awards Gala.  Diana Davison of Waukon has won the “Contributing Youth” award and will be honored at …

Happy Retirement Julie!

Monday, February 8, 2021 8:51 pm

Well, she up and did it. She retired.

Turkey Valley student a finalist in young lawyer’s competition

Monday, February 8, 2021 3:01 pm

Turkey Valley student Russell Nieman is a finalist in The Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division “Know Your Constitution” Project. 

Decorah City Manager Chad Bird to be appointed to city manager position in Burlington

Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:14 pm

Decorah City Manager Chad Bird will soon become the city manager of Burlington. Bird has served as Decorah city manager for just over nine years.

Fillmore County begins vaccination of those 65+

Sunday, February 7, 2021 9:57 am

Fillmore County Public Health (FCPH) has begun offering COVID-19 vaccinations to Fillmore County residents and property owners age 65 years and older per the current Minnesota Department of Health Guidelines. 

Missing person is located

Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:38 am

A missing Ossian man has been found safe.

Echoes of the Past: Many more local boys off to the Draft

Saturday, February 6, 2021 7:53 pm

EIGHTY YEARS AGO: Three local boys left for the draft yesterday and another nine will depart soon.

Middle School LEGO teams challenged

Saturday, February 6, 2021 3:14 am

Decorah Middle School LEGO teams have created new avenues to keep people more active.

Vesterheim appoints new trustees

Friday, February 5, 2021 10:46 pm

New board members bring business, travel and service experience

Vaccine shortage continues to plague public health officials

Friday, February 5, 2021 10:34 pm

The trickle of COVID-19 vaccines reaching Iowa each week is not only insufficient to meet demand, it’s causing extra stress on area healthcare workers. 

Greetings from the Statehouse

Friday, February 5, 2021 6:23 pm

Subcommittee meetings on bills are a regular occurrence in our third week of session. This step in our process is the point in which public input is offered on the proposed legislation. I was assigned as chairman of the three-person subcommittee for House Study Bill 74, an act relating to controlled substances and precursor substances. 

Decorah High School National Honor Society inducts new members

Friday, February 5, 2021 5:56 pm

The Decorah High School National Honor Society inducted 59 new members during its annual induction ceremony Monday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. 

City sells Fox & Coon Club property

Friday, February 5, 2021 5:08 pm

The Decorah City Council, in a 5-2 vote, entered into a purchase agreement that would sell city property to 3chicsrental LLC. 

Book discussions offered by local library

Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:49 pm

Decorah Public Library will host book discussions this month.

Open enrollment deadlines announced

Thursday, February 4, 2021 2:43 pm

DCSD has announced open enrollment deadlines.