Month: July 2019

Grasshopper Pizza??

  You may have heard about all those grasshoppers invading Las Vegas. The city’s Evel Pie pizzeria is making lemonade out of the situation by introducing The Canyon Hopper pizza. It’s topped with chorizo, goat cheese, caramelized onions, arugula and, yes, grasshoppers! In a Facebook post they said, "Sure it sounds nasty but this pizza … Read More

18th Annual Community Vacation Bible Camp

18th Annual Community Vacation Bible Camp (later this year because of all of the snow days) ROAR: Life is Wild, God is Good! Takes place in a Jungle (We call it VBC Camp, not VBS School, because it is nothing like school) ☺ Hosted by St. Benedicts, Decorah Covenant, Washington Prairie Lutheran and Stone Ridge … Read More

Mars Candy Upping The Ante On Halloween Date Change

You may have heard about that online petition to move Halloween to the last Saturday in October. The idea is that it would give everyone a chance to have fun and not have to drag themselves into work or school the next day. Candy maker Mars has just upped the ante by offering to give … Read More

Halloween Date Change??

A petition to change Halloween's date from October 31 has been gaining traction online. Originally started last year by the "Halloween and Costume Association," the Change.org petition states that Halloween should be moved to the last Saturday in October to give everyone a "Safer, Longer, Stress-Free Celebration." Most of the reasons listed for the date … Read More

36 years ago..Vacation made it’s debut!

On this date 36 years ago....one of the greatest movies came out, Vacation!!  I have always loved this movie, and every family can relate, lol.  Take a look at some of the memorable quotes here:  https://www.quotes.net/movies/national_lampoon%27s_vacation_13698

Airplane crash near Viroqua

On July 25, 2019, the Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center was notified of an airplane crash on private property near US Highway 14 and County Road Y, north of Viroqua. Responding emergency units found the crash site in a soybean field visible from County Road Y East and Old Highway 14. The aircraft was in … Read More

Possessed Chicken Breast??

A new viral video shows why you should always cook your food thoroughly. The video was apparently taken at an Asian restaurant and shows a piece of raw chicken begin to move as it crawls off the plate and falls on the floor. Commenters noted that sometimes when meat is so fresh the muscles can … Read More

Get ready for “Patsy & Loretta” this fall!

The Lifetime channel has released their first trailer for the PATSY CLINE and LORETTA LYNN biopic. ‘Patsy & Loretta’ follows the story of how they became friends and Cline took Lynn under her wing and helped her rise to stardom. ‘Patsy & Loretta’ will premiere this fall. Read More

Quilts of Valor Presentations in Decorah this weekend!

There will be three quilt presentation ceremonies during the Nordic Fest Weekend, THIS weekend in Decorah!! On Friday July 26th at 11am and 2pm and then on Saturday July 27th at 2pm at the Decorah Middle School Gymnasium There will be 41 Veterans receiving quilts, their names are listed below.  ***************** Veterans being Honored at … Read More