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Virtual Senior Centers offered

Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:53 pm

A Virtual Senior Center program is now being offered locally.

Decorah Schools now accepting 2021-22 open enrollment applications

Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:10 pm

The deadline for submitting an open enrollment application for students entering grades 1-12 is Monday, March 1…

St. Teresa students author book on 2020

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:56 pm

This is how one small school in northeast Iowa cast a little light on their experience of 2020. It involves the creation of a book, a local printing plant and a well-kept secret.

Lanesboro Arts presents remembrance quilt exhibition Feb. 13-April 1

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:47 pm

Lanesboro Arts is presenting “Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost To Police Brutality.” The exhibition, part of an ongoing initiative to portray diverse voices through local programming, features 26 quilts curated by Carolyn Mazloomi and is part of Textile Center and Women of Color Quilters Network’s “We Are the Story” initiative. 

Fox and Coon Club fundraising dinner Saturday

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 7:44 am

The Northeast Iowa Fox & Coon Club is holding a “Lost Our Lease Last Supper” on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sledding the Driftless

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:15 pm

Though winter got off to a slow start here in the Driftless, area snowmobilers have done their best to enjoy their sport…

Covid-19 vaccine update from Winneshiek County Public Health

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 2:17 pm

Each Iowa county including Winneshiek County is required to follow the vaccine shortage order . . . 

Luther College pays tribute to James Baldwin during Black History Month

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 2:10 pm

All are welcome to attend these live, virtual events throughout February 

Ice fishing technique: “Plop and hover” to catch more bluegills

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 2:00 pm

Locating a population of bluegills is seldom a problem on backwaters along the upper Mississippi River: just look for a long line of vehicles  . . . 

WAX by Amber now open in Waukon

Monday, February 1, 2021 10:02 pm

Offering waxing services and variety of retail items . . .

 

Patience urged on COVID-19 vaccination; No lists for sign-up, says WCPH

Monday, February 1, 2021 3:41 pm

Winneshiek County Public Health (WCPH) asks residents to remain patient as the state continues to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. The following statement has been issued:

Small business enterprise center pursued for Winneshiek County

Monday, February 1, 2021 2:43 pm

“Enterprise centers are created to reduce overhead costs and investment risks associated with business start-ups . . . “

Urban Nutrition enjoys healthy business start

Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:00 pm

They may be the new kids on the block, but that hasn’t stopped Urban Nutrition from becoming a thriving business . . .

Greetings from the Statehouse

Saturday, January 30, 2021 4:35 pm

Activity in the House of Representatives has started to develop into a routine, as bills are filed, assigned to committees and subcommittees are appointed to take public input. I am eager to begin the process of evaluating the bill proposals and work to adopt laws that serve Iowans.

Snow emergency through Feb. 1

Saturday, January 30, 2021 4:00 pm

A snow emergency is being issued in the area …

Bucksa retains B. Fit, turns Reefuel into Studio B

Friday, January 29, 2021 10:15 pm

Facility open on Railroad Street, Decorah

Tiny house, big rewards

Friday, January 29, 2021 10:12 pm

Stoney Brooke creates space for safe visitation.

Winn Med issues information on monoclonal antibody infusion

Friday, January 29, 2021 11:00 am

Treatment should be based on risk factors, not symptoms

Decorah Community Food Pantry hosted 4,964 client visits

Friday, January 29, 2021 11:00 am

These visits allowed the pantry to provide food for 14,062 children and adults.

Increase in patients experiencing “screen fatigue”

Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:38 pm

Area doctors address vision health