Driftless Stories

The Driftless is full of great people, places, and things that inspire us to visit and play and do more great stuff ourselves! This collection of stories really gets to the heart of what makes the Driftless Region so special.

Services for Seniors + Mail Cheer

Services for Seniors + Mail Cheer

By Kristine Jepsen • Originally published in the Summer/Fall 2020 Inspire(d) Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging connects Driftless residents during time of COVID For…

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

By Kristine Jepsen • Originally published in the Spring 2020 Inspire(d) “What are your plans after graduation?” We’ve all asked this of a high schooler…

Read the Fall 2019 Inspire(d) Online!

Read the Fall 2019 Inspire(d) Online!

The Fall 2019 Inspire(d) celebrates our 2019 Community Builders! Inside, you’ll find: Community Builders – Luke Zahm, Emily Kurash Casey, Julie Shockey Trytten, Amanda Ninneman,…

Grist for the Mill: Local History

Grist for the Mill: Local History

BY BENJI NICHOLS Rich agricultural history is abundant in our region – from artifacts of Native cultures to farmsteads settled by first generation immigrants to…

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