Community News

Gypsy Moth Treatment near Dorchester

IDALS and DNR will have planes releasing a mating disruptor to control the gypsy moth, an invasive pest that is destructive to trees and shrubs. The product is made of food-grade materials and is not harmful to people, animals, birds, plants or other insects. In Allamakee County, the treatment will focus on a 691-acre rural … Read More

Speed Limit Change on HWY 44 (Harmony to Hokah)

Please note: this only affects Hwy 44 for us right now and the increase wont take effect until the new speed limit signs are posted. As always....Drive Alert- Drive Safe New 60 mph speed limits to go into effect on Hwy 44 (Harmony to Hokah), Hwy 248 (Altura to Minnesota City) ROCHESTER, Minn. — Motorists … Read More

Luther College Alumna Amalia Vagts pastoral intern with Luther College student congregation

DECORAH, Iowa— A well-known woman of worship will be leading the Luther College student congregation on her path to pastoral work. Vicar Amalia Vagts, a 1995 Luther graduate, is a candidate for word and sacrament ministry in the Northeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran church in America (ELCA.) Her candidacy is sponsored and supported … Read More

Iowa Arts Council Fellow to Produce Short Film in Allamakee County

News from Anatomical Heart Films FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lansing, IA – June 5th, 2019 Mason City native, Iowa State graduate, and 2017-18 Iowa Arts Council Artist Fellow Jack Meggers will be hosting the premiere screening of his short film, The Burial, at TJ Hunter’s in Lansing, IA at 7pm, Thursday, June 20th, 2019. The screening … Read More

Luther College to host Dorian Choral Retreat ‘Livssang’

DECORAH, Iowa—Luther College will host the second annual Dorian Choral Retreat for adults from June 28 through June 30, 2019. The public is invited to attend ‘Livssang’, the culminating event of the weekend, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. ‘Livssang’ will include a performance of … Read More

Crossing Rivers Health Clinic Hosting Customer Appreciation Open House

Prairie du Chien, WI – The Crossing Rivers Health Clinic in Prairie du Chien is celebrating five years of caring for the community. In honor of this milestone anniversary, the Clinic is hosting a Customer Appreciation Celebration on Monday, July 1 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Patients and community members of all ages, including … Read More

slide into summer at the Decorah Municipal Pool

Sponsored by DECORAH BANK & TRUST in cooperation with Decorah Parks and Recreation On TUESDAY, JUNE 18, slide into summer at the Decorah Municipal Pool! This free, family fun night will be from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, and will include free pool admission, a bouncy house, face painting, and other fun activities. Popcorn will be … Read More

Winneshiek County Development, Inc. (WCDI) is excited to confirm that Hy-Vee will open a grocery store in Decorah’s Centrum Plaza in the former Quillin’s location.

{For Immediate Release} June 12, 2019 Winneshiek County Development, Inc. (WCDI) is excited to confirm that Hy-Vee will open a grocery store in Decorah’s Centrum Plaza in the former Quillin’s location. The 25,000 square-foot store will offer a large grocery product offering. Renovations of the existing structure will begin this fall. Benefiting the Local Community … Read More

Vesterheim Grateful For Our Community Partner Mississippi Welding

DECORAH, Iowa — Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, is grateful to have community partners like Mississippi Welding who are willing to support our Folk Art school classes. Their support serves, not only our community members, but also participants from across the nation enabling many to find their own way to create at … Read More