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We will be accepting Letters to the Editor on the May 1st referendum through 5:00 p.m. Thursday for posting Friday, so if you're planning to write a letter, send it now to news@decorahnews.com


first on decorahnews.com: Alliant Energy has spent $105,000 on the May 1st referendum
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  4:27 PM
Decorah Power has spent $22,700 [Full Story]
Wildflower Walk at Lake Meyer Sunday
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  5:04 PM
ArtHaus "Arts Off-Campus Lecture" Saturday afternoon to feature Jim Griesheimer
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  4:59 PM
"Mozart at His Most Personal: The Piano Concerto" [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Vote 'No'--Decorah is not ready to be an MEU"
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  4:01 PM
--by Chris Evenson of Decorah [Full Story]
Trout Stream Conservation Banquet Saturday in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  10:10 AM
Viking State Bank shredding event Friday
Posted: Thu, Apr 26, 2018  9:54 AM

Recent News

NICC paramedic program earns continued accreditation
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018  10:15 AM
Letter to the Editor: A vote 'Yes' is the best choice for all of us
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018  10:06 AM
--by Steve Mc Cargar of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Use common sense and vote 'No' May 1st"
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018  10:04 AM
--by retired Decorah Mayor Don Arendt [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Vote 'Yes' to allow our city council to continue to get answers."
Posted: Wed, Apr 25, 2018  9:59 AM
--by Leslie Sand of Decorah [Full Story]
Luther's Amy Weldon releases a new book
Posted: Tue, Apr 24, 2018  9:48 AM
Aase Haugen installs additional hydrotherapy tub
Posted: Tue, Apr 24, 2018  10:52 AM
Letter to the Editor: "A few reasons I am supporting Decorah Power"
Posted: Tue, Apr 24, 2018  9:41 AM
-- by Luther College student Alex Secora [Full Story]
Decorah Elks Lodge awarded "Gratitude Grant"
Posted: Mon, Apr 23, 2018  8:41 AM
Could it be that Spring is arriving?
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  11:37 AM
Raptor Resource Project crews have been searching for the male bald eagle at the Decorah Nest
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  11:44 AM
The bird has been missing since Wednesday [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: A response to Mike Wagner of Alliant Energy
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  5:21 PM
--by Warren McKenna from Farmers Electric Cooperative of Kalona [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Stop the senseless partisanship and vote 'Yes'"
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  5:17 PM
--by Jono Ruf, formerly of Decorah [Full Story]
Five points in favor of a municipal electric utility
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  5:14 PM
--by Dan and Ann Mansfield of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "We plan for the conversation about a municipal electric utility to continue"
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  5:11 PM
--by Lawrence and Millie Jensen of Decorah [Full Story]
Winneshiek Medical Center volunteers recognized
Posted: Sun, Apr 22, 2018  11:20 AM
Firefighters called out in Ossian
Posted: Fri, Apr 20, 2018  4:19 PM
New solar energy farm is coming to Decorah
Posted: Fri, Apr 20, 2018  10:52 AM
How much a difference would a price decrease or increase make in your monthly electric bill?
Posted: Thu, Apr 19, 2018  12:52 PM
A federal government website can help you make that calculation [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Why the "Hatch Act" may be relevant to the May 1st referendum
Posted: Thu, Apr 19, 2018  2:20 PM
--by Dale B. Olson of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "We must still be a community working together for the future of Decorah"
Posted: Thu, Apr 19, 2018  4:38 PM
--by David Carlson of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Five Reasons to vote 'Yes'"
Posted: Thu, Apr 19, 2018  9:23 AM
The "Luther College students shouldn't vote May 1st" controversy
Posted: Wed, Apr 18, 2018  10:56 AM
--an analysis by decorahnews.com's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "All Luther students should participate in the May 1st referendum"
Posted: Wed, Apr 18, 2018  10:49 AM
--by Luther Chips writer and Luther student Forrest Stewart [Full Story]
New Minowa Players scholarships are available now
Posted: Wed, Apr 18, 2018  10:18 AM
Two-vehicle accident causes $33,300 of damage
Posted: Tue, Apr 17, 2018  10:20 AM
Yes, this April has been record-setting in Decorah!
Posted: Tue, Apr 17, 2018  8:05 AM
Letter to the Editor: "Keep our local Alliant crews"
Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2018  4:24 PM
--by Marlene Sorenson of Decorah [Full Story]
Decorah man arrested for OWI
Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2018  9:00 AM
Letter to the Editor: Decorah businesses are looking out for their own commercial interests
Posted: Mon, Apr 16, 2018  10:30 AM
--by Bob Puffer of Decorah [Full Story]
Trout stocking in NE Iowa streams is now underway--will run through October
Posted: Sun, Apr 15, 2018  1:45 PM
--by decorahnews.com's Becky Vande Lune [Full Story]
What happened to the DEA (Decorah Education Association) salary and benefit negotiations this year?
Posted: Sat, Apr 14, 2018  9:44 AM
--by decorahnews.com's Bob Felde [Full Story]
A closer look at the new Decorah HS schedule
Posted: Thu, Apr 12, 2018  11:30 AM
--by decorahnews.com's Sara Peterson [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Let's establish a new local business"
Posted: Sat, Apr 14, 2018  3:39 PM
--by Tabita Green of Decorah [Full Story]
NICC recognized for its soil conservation projects
Posted: Sat, Apr 14, 2018  3:27 PM
UPDATED: Letter to the Editor: "Move Out, Middleman!"
Posted: Wed, Apr 11, 2018  11:22 AM
--by Warren McKenna of Kalona [Full Story]
Traffic accident damages the Kendallville Bridge
Posted: Fri, Apr 13, 2018  9:19 AM
Why "property tax backfill" is something important to the Decorah School District
Posted: Tue, Apr 10, 2018  11:14 AM
--by decorahnews.com's Sara Peterson [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Vote 'No' and nip this thing in the bud"
Posted: Tue, Apr 10, 2018  2:32 PM
--by Dennis Ohlert of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Alliant Energy is not the enemy!"
Posted: Tue, Apr 10, 2018  2:22 PM
--by Clair Askelson of Decorah [Full Story]
Decorah School Board approves budget for 2018-19
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  8:27 PM
Tax rate drops again [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: An energy question and answer quiz
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  8:44 AM
--by Dave Ohlert of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Build the new elementary school on the east end of Water Street
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  2:51 PM
--by Dale Johnson of Decorah [Full Story]
Photo Exhibit opens at Luther Tuesday
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  10:53 AM
Woman arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  10:31 AM
Cresco man transported to Winneshiek County Jail
Posted: Mon, Apr 9, 2018  9:28 AM
Luther College Dance Marathon raises over $67,000
Posted: Sun, Apr 8, 2018  2:41 PM
Letter to the Editor: Facts and logic favor a yes vote May 1st
Posted: Sun, Apr 8, 2018  2:29 PM
--by Bob Haug of Ames, the retired director of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Do not let Alliant censor our local citizens"
Posted: Sun, Apr 8, 2018  2:26 PM
--by Maggie Hayden of Decorah [Full Story]
Ridgeway man arrested for exploitation of a minor
Posted: Thu, Apr 5, 2018  8:37 AM
Bergan votes "no" on immigration bill
Posted: Fri, Apr 6, 2018  12:11 PM
Dorchester man in custody for drug charges
Posted: Wed, Apr 4, 2018  8:55 AM
Registration is now open for Discovery Camps
Posted: Wed, Apr 4, 2018  9:20 AM
UNI is having success bringing down student debt
Posted: Tue, Apr 3, 2018  2:10 PM
March was warmer and drier than average in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Apr 3, 2018  9:24 AM
West Union man arrested
Posted: Mon, Apr 2, 2018  10:38 AM
Art exhibit opens at Luther
Posted: Mon, Apr 2, 2018  9:27 AM
"Welcome to the world, D29"
Posted: Mon, Apr 2, 2018  8:50 AM
Ted Koppel to speak at Luther College
Posted: Sun, Apr 1, 2018  1:13 PM
Northeast Iowa trout stream stocking begins Monday
Posted: Sun, Apr 1, 2018  1:03 PM
Bridge work begins Monday on 230th St.
Posted: Sun, Apr 1, 2018  12:57 PM