Ten hilarious comedies you may have missed currently streaming on Netflix.
As COVID-19 has driven us indoors, let your mind explore with great storytelling. These ten novels are each a celebration and exploration of place in fiction.
Current street closures on East Water Street and Ridge Road will be extended through Friday, April 23rd. The City is also notifying residents that Mechanic Street between Frances Street and Water Street will be closed on Monday, March 30th.
Karen Trewin reflects on focusing on today and tomorrow, managing expectations in this confusing time, and what’s bringing her hope.
Winneshiek County Public Health was notified of an additional positive case of COVID 19 in Winneshiek County late yesterday. This person has already recovered and had been in isolation.
Feeling restless and wanting to escape? Stay home and watch these 10 great escapes.
In this time of collective loss—while the nation, Decorah, and myself are scrambling to figure out who and what we are—I’ve lately found consolation in two works of art: Albert Camus’s novel “The Plague” and Ingmar Bergman’s film “The Seventh Seal.” Both artists deal head-on with plague and though both works wrestle unflinchingly with the physical and emotional devastation of plague, nevertheless they each offer a hopeful testament to human goodness and the moral value of life and human connection.
Winneshiek County Public Health and the City of Decorah urge residents to shelter in place whenever possible, maintain 6 feet of physical distancing, and wash your hands, among other measures.
With more time on your hands, now is the perfect time to discover the joys of foreign language cinema. Knowing where to start can be tricky. Here is a handy guide for getting started. I’ve taken 12 English language masterpieces and for each one selected a foreign language film that’s similar in story, genre, style, or tone.
Raymundo Rosales Aguilar reflects on the wisdom of fairy tales and mythology, how he’s planning ahead, and finding gold in the ashes.
In order to stimulate the local economy and ensure public health and safety, the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce has created a centralized online platform to sell gift cards for over 40 local businesses.
Liz Fox reflects on community sacrifice, the wisdom of Mary Oliver, and the flowering of hope.