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Q&A with Alacia Adrienne

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 8:40 pm

Continued from this week’s Driftless Journal interview with wedding photographer Alacia Adrienne.

Greetings from the Statehouse

Sunday, February 14, 2021 5:09 pm

Deciding on how to vote on bills and amendments can be challenging. One commonly believed approach is to reflect the district’s public opinion on an issue and vote consistent with the polls.

WCPH urges caution during extreme weather

Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:35 pm

Winneshiek County Public Health (WCPH) has issued several cold weather warnings for local residents.

Alliant installs final battery modules at Vennehjem Park

Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:18 pm

The project is jointly supported by a $250,000 cost-share.

DHS speech, drama students excel

Saturday, February 13, 2021 6:30 am

DHS speech and drama students earned honors at state contest in Decorah Feb. 8.

Decorah School Board adopts position statement opposing SF 159

Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:30 pm

Concerns expressed over proposed defunding of public schools

City of Decorah hires code compliance officer

Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:20 pm

Greg Swanson has joined the City of Decorah as code compliance officer. 

Klimesh’s Corner: Fourth week of session

Thursday, February 11, 2021 2:13 pm

This was the fourth week of the legislative session. We continued our work on many important issues in subcommittee and committees, and also had some more floor debate.

Taylor and Noah Manning share memories, values and pandemic wedding planning

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:39 pm

February is wedding month in the Driftless! Six weddings, three weeks, tons of advice!

COVID-19 vaccines available to school employees

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:27 am

Decorah Community School District (DCSD) is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Feb. 11.

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.