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

Harpers Ferry Kids Ice Fisheree is Sunday

Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:00 pm

The Harpers Ferry Youth Ice Fishing Clinic sponsored by the Harpers Ferry Boosters Club and the Allamakee County Conservation Board will be at Nobles Island Boat Access, 645 Hwy 364, Harpers Ferry on Sunday, Jan. 31.

Legislative process

Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:32 pm

This week was the second week of the legislative session. While it was shorter than normal due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, it was busy and full of subcommittee meetings as we start going through the legislative process.
Subcommittees are the first step in the legislative process and are one of the ways Iowans can be involved . . .

Vaccine supply not meeting demand

Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:07 pm

County receives cold storage unit, sees second recorded case of re-infection

“All Are Welcome” stickers available for area businesses

Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:04 pm

The Decorah Human Rights Commission (DHRC) has created “All are Welcome”stickers that are available to all Decorah businesses…

National Eagle Center now open to visitors

Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:18 pm

The National Eagle Center, Wabasha, Minn., announced they have reopened its doors to the public.