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Decorah teacher is finalist for national award

Monday, June 21, 2021 11:53 pm

Decorah High School Educator Stephanie Steines is a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics.

Putnam Dibble earns “Educator of Character’ honors

Monday, June 21, 2021 8:04 pm

Shanna Putnam Dibble has been recognized as one of two educators receiving honorable mention in the “Educator of Character” program.

2,073 positive COVID 19 cases, 35 deaths in county to date

Monday, June 21, 2021 3:23 pm

Iowa Department of Health data released June 26 shows 5 new positive cases in Winneshiek County in the past seven days.

NMP has new format for summer show

Monday, June 21, 2021 9:29 am

New Minowa Players present the outdoor performances of “Unexpected Moments” June 26 and 27.

Tam to join staff at Luther College in August

Sunday, June 20, 2021 9:55 pm

Adrianna Tam is the new conductor of Collegiate Chorale and Aurora at Luther College.

Middle School Musical June 18

Friday, June 18, 2021 9:09 pm

Decorah Middle School students will present “Addams Family Musical” Friday, June 18, at 7 p.m. in the Carrie Lee Elementary Auditorium.

Good Times Grill puts relocation rumors to rest

Friday, June 18, 2021 9:07 pm

Concerned foodies will be relieved to know that Good Times Grill has addressed recent rumors of a potential move.

Little Miss Laura to be named

Friday, June 18, 2021 8:59 pm

‘Laura Days’ is June 25-26 in Burr Oak

County intends to fill Board of Supervisors vacancy by appointment

Friday, June 18, 2021 8:55 pm

On June 17, the county announced the process to fill the vacancy of Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors Chair Floyd Ashbacher, which will go into effect on July 1, 2021. 

Kappers cows truly deliver – directly to your home!

Friday, June 18, 2021 8:53 pm

Plummeting milk prices forced the Kappers family of Chatfield to conduct their dairy business a little differently

UTV accident reported near Ridgeway

Friday, June 18, 2021 6:22 am

One person was injured in a UTV accident June 17 on Highway 9 east of Ridgeway.

Driftless Business Spotlight: Rustic Tap ‘Tap Takeover’ scheduled for June 18

Thursday, June 17, 2021 3:51 pm

Bringing homemade food, craft beer to Caledonia

Honor heroes with a flag sponsorship during ‘Field of Flags’ at Rochesterfest June 21-26

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:30 pm

Deadline for sponsorship purchases June 18

Downing connects parents and caregivers with children with “Give a little Snuggle”

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:23 pm

Decorah resident Regina Noel Downing recently went from music instructor and health and life coach to published author. She published her first book, “Give a Little Snuggle,” in May. 

Luther College student awarded James G. Stemler Scholarship

Monday, June 14, 2021 5:44 pm

Mbonisi Mkhombe (class of 2023) received a $2,000 James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship.

Card shower for Stromseths

Monday, June 14, 2021 5:27 pm

Don and Sally Stromseth of Decorah are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary June 20.

Driftless Journeys returns for more summer fun

Monday, June 14, 2021 5:05 pm

Back for 2021, Driftless Journeys will take you on a tour of the Driftless region with a new bingo card full of adventures.

Bryce seeks Supervisor seat to be vacated July 1

Monday, June 14, 2021 5:03 pm

Decorah resident Doug Bryce has announced his intention to fill the vacancy on the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors…

Top Iowa Fishing Spots for the Week of June 10

Friday, June 11, 2021 4:02 pm

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