In the Legislature

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 12:49 pm

We have officially started the 2021 legislative session and it has been a very busy week. Especially as a new senator, I have had to adjust to new changes due to the pandemic as well as adjusting to learning the process of how our state government operates within it.

Greetings from the Statehouse

Monday, January 25, 2021 10:43 pm

The 89th General Assembly convened at the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 11.  The members took the oath of office and have begun their duties. Joint conventions of the House and Senate were convened to receive Governor Kim Reynolds, Chief Justice Susan Christensen and Major General Corell of the Iowa National Guard.

Noah Lovelace earns Bradish Scholarship

Monday, January 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Decorah High School has named Noah Lovelace as the recipient of the Norman C. Bradish Scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year.

District Speech Contest held Jan. 23

Monday, January 25, 2021 10:09 am

Top ratings went to DHS speech students Jan. 23 …

Christopher and Banks files for Chapter 11; Decorah store among closures

Friday, January 22, 2021 10:45 pm

Christopher & Banks Corporation, a specialty women’s apparel retailer, has announced it will close a “significant portion, if not all,” of its stores nationwide. 

South Winn., Howard-Winn. to hold upcoming special elections

Friday, January 22, 2021 10:42 pm

Both school districts are calling special elections for revenue/tax related propositions . . . 

Bockman, Franzen members of Norse men’s basketball team

Friday, January 22, 2021 3:30 pm

Pat Bockman and Matthew Franzen, 2020 graduates of Decorah High School, are freshman guards for the Luther College men’s basketball team. 

Vaccine rollout proceeds slowly

Thursday, January 21, 2021 3:06 pm

State receiving only 19,000 weekly doses

Northeast Iowa graduate lands career at SpaceX

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 11:09 pm

Decorah native Loden Henning has begun work on the Supply Chain Reliability Team at SpaceX.

The Driftless Foodie: Heirloom Pizza Dough

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:21 pm

Most people don’t think about a recipe as a family heirloom. It’s not exactly something tangible.