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Driving dangers brought on by the end of Daylight Savings

Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:12 pm

Dark commutes and drowsy driving

Department of Labor issues emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect workers from COVID

Friday, November 5, 2021 9:47 pm

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new emergency temporary standard requiring employers of 100 or more employees to develop, implement and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy . . . 

Decorah School Board schedule changes

Friday, November 5, 2021 9:14 pm

 In November the meeting is held on the third Monday to accommodate the certification of election results. 

Seeking nominees for the best beard in the Driftless during No-Shave November

Friday, November 5, 2021 9:06 pm

Nominate your beard or a beard you love 

Reports from the Winneshiek Co. Sheriff’s Office

Friday, November 5, 2021 8:40 pm

Winneshiek Sheriff’s Department investigated a reported accident . . .

NICC to honor outstanding alumni, retirees in Hall of Fame ceremonies

Friday, November 5, 2021 8:22 pm

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) will celebrate six outstanding alumni and two retirees  . . .

End of season construction sees College Dr. lane closure

Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:34 pm

With a flurry of construction work here at the end of the season, Decorah will have another lane closure.

East Main St. to open Friday afternoon

Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:08 pm

East Main Street will be opening at the end of this week.

Portion of Mechanic Street to be closed Friday

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:39 pm

Mechanic Street in Decorah will be closed between Broadway and Franklin Streets Friday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Live theatre returns to Luther College

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9:35 pm

Live theatre is returning to Luther College with “Heathers: The Musical.”

The ‘perks’ of chasing dreams in the Driftless

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:00 pm

Waukon residents now have a new place to pick up their morning beverage of choice.

Decorah’s Holiday Lighted Parade is Dec. 2

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:13 pm

Businesses, organizations, or residents wishing to have a float in the parade should complete the application form on the chamber’s website and turn it in by Friday, Nov. 19.

Scooter’s Coffee coming to Decorah

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:05 pm

The chain follows Mill Street Mocha as the newest coffee shop to come to town

Poetry in motion: Iowa man finds inspiration running through the Hawkeye State

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:52 pm

Tyler Sullivan is a man on a mission. 

Highway 24 paving is considered

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:46 pm

Echoes of the Past: EIGHTY YEARS AGO: Paving of Highway No. 24 from Calmar to Lawler may be possible next year, according to report of the Iowa Highway Commission. 

Fadness, Goodner win School Board election; Hadley, Zittergruen, Schissel and Olson on Council

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:18 am

Winneshiek County residents turned out in near-record numbers in Tuesday’s City/School Elections. While official results have yet to be determined, Winneshiek County Auditor Ben Steines has reported unofficial final vote totals.

Resurgence in Chlamydia reported in Iowa

Monday, November 1, 2021 9:56 pm

The Winneshiek Public Health Office has issued guidance regaring a resurgence in a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in Iowa.

Luther receives estate gift to foster global learning

Monday, November 1, 2021 9:51 pm

A gift from John ’70 and Barbara Melin will be used to establish the Rev. John and Barbara Melin Professorship in International Studies at Luther College.

East Water Street lane closure starts Monday

Monday, November 1, 2021 1:13 pm

The westbound lane of East Water Street, in Decorah, will be closed.

Auditions Nov. 10 for ‘Matilda’ production

Monday, November 1, 2021 2:58 am

Auditions for the January New Minowa Players production of ‘Matilda” are Nov. 10 in Decorah.