News Archive


Police report phone scam
Posted: Mon, Jan 4, 2010  8:00 AM

Car-Bicycle accident causes minor injuries
Posted: Mon, Jan 4, 2010  8:00 AM

Should Decorah have an official sledding and tubing hill?
Posted: Mon, Jan 4, 2010  8:00 AM
A guest editorial by Ted Sojka [Full Story]

January 1st brings several business changes
Posted: Mon, Jan 4, 2010  8:00 AM

Ridgeway woman ticketed following one car rollover
Posted: Mon, Jan 4, 2010  8:00 AM

No surprise: You did a lot of snow shoveling in December
Posted: Tue, Jan 5, 2010  8:00 AM
The month was cooler than normal, too [Full Story]



Decorah City Council recognizes Jerry Aulwes
Posted: Tue, Jan 5, 2010  8:00 AM



2009 weather in Decorah was cool and wet
Posted: Wed, Jan 6, 2010  8:00 AM

Two Decorah residents on Rockefeller HS honor roll
Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2010  8:00 AM

Free help is available for stopping smoking
Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2010  8:00 AM





Decorah Fire Department handles car fire
Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2010  8:00 AM

Fire does major damage to Freeport house
Posted: Thu, Jan 7, 2010  8:00 AM





Boiler Maintenance classes to be held at NICC
Posted: Fri, Jan 8, 2010  8:00 AM

Decorah woman to receive athletic training award
Posted: Fri, Jan 8, 2010  8:00 AM



Three accidents reported during snowstorm
Posted: Fri, Jan 8, 2010  8:00 AM

Sales of used magazines benefits Decorah Library
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM

Vanberia establishes memorial fund at Vesterheim
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM



NEW FEATURE: "100 People Say"
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM
Take our survey--and we'll post the results [Full Story]



Finances are improving at Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM

Ice Bowl is coming to Decorah
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM
Disc golf event will be held January 24th [Full Story]


Cresco man arrested after fight at Corner Bar
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM

Two car accident causes $2,600 in damages
Posted: Mon, Jan 11, 2010  8:00 AM

Class on selling on eBay to be held Tuesday
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM

Diabetes support group to meet Tuesday
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM

January Mentoring Month is recognized
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM



Wapsie Produce to close
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM
Friday, January 29th, will be the last day for production at the plant [Full Story]

Should rural Winneshiek county residents pay a users fee for garbage collection?
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM
The idea is proposed by Paul Hunter [Full Story]

McCargar awarded Gilman Scholarship
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM



Decorah and South Winn to share ELL teacher
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM


Decorah School Board begins tough financial discussions
Posted: Tue, Jan 12, 2010  8:00 AM
There will be no painless cuts [Full Story]





Here's a real life Hollywood romance for one
Posted: Wed, Jan 13, 2010  8:00 AM




This spoon comes from a birch log!
Posted: Wed, Jan 13, 2010  8:00 AM



NICC Waukon to hold "Principles of Banking" class
Posted: Thu, Jan 14, 2010  8:00 AM

Nor-Ski as a sledding hill--an opposing opinion
Posted: Thu, Jan 14, 2010  8:00 AM

Girl Scout cookie sales are underway
Posted: Fri, Jan 15, 2010  8:00 AM

Recent Luther grad among Haiti earthquake victims
Posted: Fri, Jan 15, 2010  8:00 AM


US Senate candidate Roxanne Conlin tells Decorah group "Washington is broken"
Posted: Sun, Jan 17, 2010  8:00 AM
This election will be about jobs and anger, she tells group Saturday night [Full Story]

Decorah High School vocalists win Dorian Vocal honors
Posted: Mon, Jan 18, 2010  8:00 AM






Note to our readers
Posted: Tue, Jan 19, 2010  8:00 AM
We are changing our policy about letters to the editor [Full Story]

Search continues for Ben Larson's body
Posted: Tue, Jan 19, 2010  8:00 AM


FEMA makes revisions to Decorah flood map
Posted: Tue, Jan 19, 2010  8:00 AM


Ben Larson's family releases a statement
Posted: Tue, Jan 19, 2010  8:00 AM



NICC adding program in Chemical Technology
Posted: Wed, Jan 20, 2010  8:00 AM


Hoarfrost--not as naughty as it sounds!
Posted: Wed, Jan 20, 2010  8:00 AM



New Minowa Players to celebrate its 35th anniversary
Posted: Thu, Jan 21, 2010  8:00 AM
Event is planned for February 5th [Full Story]

Free income tax return preparation available
Posted: Thu, Jan 21, 2010  8:00 AM


Vesterheim Museum hires new Development Director
Posted: Thu, Jan 21, 2010  8:00 AM

Congressman Oberstar leading effort to retrieve Ben Larson's body
Posted: Thu, Jan 21, 2010  8:00 AM
Larson's death has not yet been confirmed, due to conditions in Haiti [Full Story]


Two accidents Thursday on slippery roads
Posted: Fri, Jan 22, 2010  8:00 AM

Decorah Schools hope for "Race to the Top" funding
Posted: Fri, Jan 22, 2010  8:00 AM
North Winn not interested [Full Story]


Little Viking Sleepover postponed--but NOT canceled
Posted: Mon, Jan 25, 2010  8:00 AM


Luther students are serving as "worm keepers"
Posted: Mon, Jan 25, 2010  8:00 AM
New program hopes to create good compost for the Luther Gardens [Full Story]






Two injured in separate traffic accidents
Posted: Tue, Jan 26, 2010  8:00 AM

County board approves resolution involving subdivision roads
Posted: Tue, Jan 26, 2010  8:00 AM
County will not accept the maintenance of future roads in subdivisions [Full Story]



Winneshiek County photo contest begins
Posted: Wed, Jan 27, 2010  8:00 AM


Decorah Public Library gets a state grant
Posted: Wed, Jan 27, 2010  8:00 AM


Traffic fatalities hit 60 year low in Iowa
Posted: Wed, Jan 27, 2010  8:00 AM
Just four fatalities in 2009 in Winneshiek County [Full Story]

Girl Scouts to hold Tea Party on Thursday
Posted: Thu, Jan 28, 2010  4:00 PM

More H1N1 clinics to be held, starting Thursday
Posted: Thu, Jan 28, 2010  4:00 PM




Beard: Governor's budget proposal is OK
Posted: Thu, Jan 28, 2010  6:30 PM

Community Theatre Group Seeks Director Proposals
Posted: Fri, Jan 29, 2010  8:00 AM


Decorah group participates in Iowa Bike summit
Posted: Fri, Jan 29, 2010  8:00 AM