TOP STORY: Baby eaglet #2 has arrived
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Police release details of a fall from a balcony at the Bluff's Inn
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:33 PM
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Decorah Police called to break up fight Sunday morning
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:29 PM
Arrest two on marijuana charges [Full Story]

Luther student named Fulbright Scholar
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:27 PM
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Nick Jonas has ties to Decorah
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:50 PM
Jonas brother will perform at Luther April 20th [Full Story]

Winneshiek County supervisors to hear Monday from State Geologist about frac sand
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:24 PM
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Receptions will be held this week for two retiring Winneshiek Count employees
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  5:55 PM
Sheriff Leon Bohr and Landfill Manager Dave Hageman are retiring [Full Story]

New sign is put up in Phelps Park
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  4:56 PM
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14 Turkey Valley students graduate from DARE program
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  4:49 PM
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Park-Rec is looking for donations for Post Prom Party
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  4:43 PM
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Decorah Library has copies of book club books
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  4:36 PM
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Authors of teen mystery book series to visit Decorah Monday
Posted: Sun, Mar 29, 2015  12:56 PM
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Recent News

First bald eagle chick hatches
Posted: Sat, Mar 28, 2015  12:57 PM
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Nick Jonas to give a concert at Luther College
Posted: Fri, Mar 27, 2015  9:50 AM
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Decorah bald eagle webcam is named "Nestcam of the Month" by The Nature Conservancy
Posted: Fri, Mar 27, 2015  9:32 AM
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Speech Team donates to Decorah Fire Department
Posted: Thu, Mar 26, 2015  3:56 PM
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Two-vehicle accident on Highway 52 sends two to the hospital
Posted: Thu, Mar 26, 2015  9:08 AM
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Another two-vehicle accident on Highway 52 causes major damage to the vehicles
Posted: Thu, Mar 26, 2015  9:14 AM
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Winneshiek County named #1 county in Iowa for health factors
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:44 PM
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Winneshiek County court system is ready to convert to the new electronic filing system
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:37 PM
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Waverly is getting prepared to host Mumford & Sons
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:32 PM
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So what's the second sign of spring?
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  11:21 AM
Whippy Dip to open Thursday after snowstorm delays opening earlier [Full Story]

Decorah residents are organizing an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:18 PM
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Emergency government officials stress that weather sirens are for people outdoors only
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:03 PM
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More Emerald Ash Borers found in Iowa
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  3:10 PM
Decorah Tree Board meets Thursday night to discuss EAB plan [Full Story]

Winneshiek County SWCD staffer tells Decorah Lions the NICC projects have a three-year time period
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  2:53 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Grassley and Ernst did a disservice by signing a letter to Iranian leaders
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  2:48 PM
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New Minowa Players spring show, "Leaving Iowa," debuts Thursday
Posted: Wed, Mar 25, 2015  2:35 PM
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NICC Calmar gets another large grant for a water control project
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  3:01 PM
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Despite snowstorm, bald eagle eggs could hatch at any time
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  2:59 PM
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Luther College math professor courts controversy--by holding a Scrabble Tournament!
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  2:52 PM
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NICC releases details of fire Sunday at Iowa's Dairy Center in Calmar
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  11:09 AM
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Decorah City Council members vote to appoint a replacement for Paul Wanless
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  8:22 AM
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More about the Iowa DOT's rejection of the bid for paving Pole Line Road
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  10:59 AM
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Two Decorah HS envirothon teams qualify for State
Posted: Tue, Mar 24, 2015  8:27 AM
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$3.6 million bid on Pole Line Road paving is rejected by Iowa Department of Transportation
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:12 PM
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Then there were two--Deputies Dan Marx and Tim Felton apply to be Sheriff, but Deputy Greg Torgrim does not
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:08 PM
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Reception scheduled for outgoing Winneshiek County Sheriff Leon Bohr
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:04 PM
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Cable conduit will be installed along the Freeport Trail
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:02 PM
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New recycling bins installed in Festina
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  4:59 PM
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Mediacom outage blamed on ditch fire
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  10:49 AM
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How much snow did we get?
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  11:01 AM
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Spring snowstorm dumps 9-11 inches of snow on the area
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:25 AM
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Two NICC Calmar teachers earn national recognition
Posted: Sun, Mar 22, 2015  12:53 PM
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ANALYSIS: Much work still needs to be done on Winneshiek County roads
Posted: Sun, Mar 22, 2015  12:44 PM
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Accident does $2,700 in damages
Posted: Mon, Mar 23, 2015  5:37 AM
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Oneota Film Festival announces its list of favorite 2015 films
Posted: Sun, Mar 22, 2015  12:23 PM
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Winneshiek County Community Foundation awards $113,080 in grants
Posted: Sun, Mar 22, 2015  12:15 PM
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Contract with engineer for new Decorah pool slide is being reviewed
Posted: Sun, Mar 22, 2015  12:11 PM
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Tourism has $29 million impact on Winneshiek County
Posted: Thu, Mar 19, 2015  3:41 PM
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Iowa Supreme Court to convene in Decorah on April 8th
Posted: Thu, Mar 19, 2015  3:38 PM
Sessions open to public; reception with judges scheduled [Full Story]

Deadline is approaching to register for Easter Egg Hunt
Posted: Thu, Mar 19, 2015  3:36 PM
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A consultant says Winneshiek County officials are underpaid
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  1:22 PM
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NICC Calmar officials show off their land stewardship projects to Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey
Posted: Thu, Mar 19, 2015  6:48 AM
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Decorah's retail trade remains robust
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  1:14 PM
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ISU Economics professor says Decorah is "way above" similar towns in retail sales
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  9:23 AM
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14 Decorah businesses honored for their building improvements
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  9:20 AM
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Decorah PTO Spell-a-thon getting underway
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  12:54 PM
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Helping Services' bowl-a-thon raises $11,000 for mentoring program
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  12:48 PM
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Decorah HS/MS orchestra students attend honor orchestra
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  12:41 PM
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NICC to offer class on "Successful Aging"
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  12:25 PM
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NICC hires consultant to make long-term recommendations for its campuses
Posted: Wed, Mar 18, 2015  9:17 AM
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$3.6 million bid on Pole Line Road paving is slightly below the estimated cost
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  4:15 PM
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Bids opened for bridge replacement in northern Winneshiek County
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  4:07 PM
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Decorah Park-Rec gets $9,700 grant towards cost of new swimming pool slide
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  8:12 PM
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200 Decorah and North Winneshiek students learn the joy of reading by taking part in "The Reading Games"
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  8:15 PM
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Decorah Campground, Yard Waste Site to open April 1st.
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  8:08 PM
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Hospital patients receive St. Patrick's Day gifts
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  8:00 PM
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Decorah Parks & Recreation is continuing its G2G program
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  4:00 PM
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Large number of Decorah HS students qualify for Individual All-State Speech Festival
Posted: Tue, Mar 17, 2015  8:37 AM
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You're not going to believe what may have caused a Metronet outage!
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  12:36 PM
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Decorah City Council member Paul Wanless resigns
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  7:50 PM
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Decorah Police will get body cameras
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  7:48 PM
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Special Traffic Enforcement Program is keyed to St. Patrick's Day
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  7:42 PM
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Decorah City Council sets public hearings for two airport projects
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  7:36 PM
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Decorah Fire Department called to a fire on Winneshiek Avenue
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  2:16 PM
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Who should bear the cost of maintaining the Metronet?
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  2:05 PM
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Former Decorah HS boys basketball coach Dave Brown gets a chance to make a pitch for a $5,000 grant
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  11:48 AM
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Letter to the Editor: County Board should select Tim Felton as the next Sheriff
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  11:45 AM
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Two North Winneshiek students compete in National History Day Regionals
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  11:35 AM
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Decorah man arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  11:25 AM
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Decorah man arrested on third offense public intoxication charge
Posted: Mon, Mar 16, 2015  8:21 AM
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A Perfect House Realty merges with A & J Petersburg Agency
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  5:52 PM
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Petition drive to expand Metronet use reaches over 100 signatures
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  5:56 PM
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Decorah HS students compete at Individual Speech State Contest
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  3:22 PM
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Decorah MathCounts students qualify for state tournament
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  3:16 PM
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Luther College's "Body of Water" production gets statewide publicity
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  2:09 PM
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This is "Ability Week" at NICC Calmar
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  2:02 PM
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Depot Outlet gives grant to Good Shepherd for Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Posted: Fri, Mar 13, 2015  11:03 AM
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Decorah financial advisor Rich Reiser invited to elite seminar
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  1:49 PM
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Decorah Park-Rec Department is seeking contributions for Post-Prom
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  1:39 PM
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Registration has begun for a grief support class that will meet in April
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  1:36 PM
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Deadline approaching for WMC Auxiliary scholarship applications
Posted: Sun, Mar 15, 2015  1:34 PM
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Veterans Administration officials visit Decorah to hear vets' concerns
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  5:44 PM
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Northeast Iowa Resource Conservation & Development awarded grant to help local art, history and cultural organizations
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  6:39 PM
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Finance workshop offered for regional city officials
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  6:30 PM
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Date set for Decorah "Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship"
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  5:38 PM
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Lions learn about Pine Bluff 4-H Camp
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  4:33 PM
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Decorah Fire Department releases details of gas leak at home on East Main Street
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  9:22 AM
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"Dancing With the Stars" to feature Decorah footage Monday
Posted: Thu, Mar 12, 2015  8:37 AM
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University of Iowa professor & author visiting Luther College Thursday to discuss the issues raised by Ferguson, Missouri
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  4:13 PM
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Fazzino murder trial in Winneshiek County delayed again
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  4:52 PM
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City of Decorah may add another full-time dispatcher
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  1:37 PM
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Former president of Ireland urges Luther audience to be peacemakers
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  12:30 PM
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NICC class to offer tips on dealing with employees of various ages
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  1:23 PM
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County Planning & Zoning Commission gets plenty of feedback on Roundtable about campground zoning
Posted: Wed, Mar 11, 2015  9:11 AM
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Vesterheim named one of top 15 small town museums in America
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  8:14 PM
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Work on Trails to Freeport and Freeport Park could begin soon
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  7:52 PM
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Hershey track and field meet in Decorah to get a new sponsor
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  8:34 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Who controls the colored lights on the Trout Run Trail Bridge?"
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  2:47 PM
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Three Decorah UPS drivers recognized
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  7:46 PM
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13 Decorah 8th graders qualify for National History Day state competition
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  11:18 AM
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"Transitional Kindergarten" students celebrate Dr. Seuss
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  11:13 AM
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Area fire departments receive training in responding to active shooter situations
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  11:02 AM
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Longtime Scandinavian gift shop in Decorah will close its doors
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  9:39 AM
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North Winneshiek is preparing its 2016 budget
Posted: Tue, Mar 10, 2015  9:25 AM
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No decisions yet on school start date
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  7:29 PM
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Six percent pay raises approved for Winneshiek County elected officials
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  7:23 PM
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Decorah Community Schools budget still up in the air
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  7:22 PM
April 13 set as public hearing date for 2015-16 budget [Full Story]

North Winneshiek School receives $2,500 donation
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  7:13 PM
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2015-2016 Winneshiek County budget wins approval
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:58 PM
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Schedule confirmed for hiring new Winneshiek County Sheriff
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:55 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Select new Winneshiek County Sheriff by appointment, not by election
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:48 PM
by Rick Dotzenrod of Pleasant Township [Full Story]

22 Decorah FFA students compete at sub-districts
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:42 PM
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Decorah students compete at Special Olympics events
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:38 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center's midwife program is expanding to Ossian & Postville
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  6:32 PM
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Another Decorah bald eagle dies from electrocution
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  4:38 PM
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Petition drive begins to expand Metronet use to the community
Posted: Mon, Mar 9, 2015  8:29 AM
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Decorah HS Mock Trial team qualifies for State
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  5:43 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Use extra gas tax money to repair streets in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  5:35 PM
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Decorah HS National Honor Societyinducts new members
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  5:20 PM
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Deadline looms for Winneshiek County farmers to purchase insurance
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  5:09 PM
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A & J Petersburg Agency wins award
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  5:06 PM
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March is colon cancer awareness month
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  4:58 PM
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Copies of "Sand County Almanac" now available for checkout
Posted: Sun, Mar 8, 2015  4:54 PM
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Five juveniles arrested for stealing vehicles in Fort Atkinson and Calmar
Posted: Fri, Mar 6, 2015  9:18 AM
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Display set up at Water Street Park to promote films about water usage
Posted: Fri, Mar 6, 2015  9:02 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center officials praise KCRG-TV story about Iowa's mental health system
Posted: Thu, Mar 5, 2015  6:46 PM
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Art exhibit based on food goes on display
Posted: Thu, Mar 5, 2015  6:18 PM
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Class for families living with mental illness to be offered
Posted: Thu, Mar 5, 2015  6:10 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Some 5,000 people are expected in Decorah next weekend for a Just for Kix dance competition
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  4:13 PM
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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad recognizes Charles City for its Internet access
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  4:09 PM
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decorahnews.com feature: New bus transit program promises to keep operating through 2015
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  3:48 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center Board approves 2015-2016 hospital budget
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  8:55 PM
The goal is for a 6 percent increase in revenues [Full Story]

Performances of "Body of Water" at Luther College starting Thursday will merge performance and science
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  3:39 PM
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Total ban on frac sand mining in Houston County fails to pass
Posted: Wed, Mar 4, 2015  9:22 AM
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Paul Scott comment:
Posted: Tue, Mar 3, 2015  3:27 PM
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This winter has been mild so far
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Iowa Department of Revenue is warning of possible scam
Posted: Tue, Mar 3, 2015  3:19 PM
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Business consultant will visit Decorah
Posted: Tue, Mar 3, 2015  3:12 PM
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More on Mumford
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:53 PM
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Supervisors express interest in creating a "Resource Protection Overlay District" as a way to regulate possible frac sand mining
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  2:04 PM
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County supervisors discontinue their contract with SEH Colby for work on county zoning ordinance
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  1:59 PM
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County Planning & Zoning Commission to hold "Campground Roundtable"
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:46 PM
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February was--you guessed it--cold and dry in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:06 PM
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City manager: "Do something specific" with extra gas tax money
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:03 PM
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No public comment at hearing on City of Decorah budget
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:01 PM
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Branhagen: "Hard to get facts" about gas tax increase
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  7:56 PM
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Updating the names of local residents on Luther College's Fall of 2014 Dean's List
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  7:48 PM
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South Winneshiek FFA gets $2,000 grant
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  7:42 PM
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NICC to offer a wine production class in the fall
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  7:38 PM
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Tech Roundtable is being held at Decorah Library
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  7:32 PM
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Mumford & Sons two-day music festival scheduled June 19th & 20th in Waverly
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  10:07 AM
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Decorah HS students do well at Individual Speech Districts
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  2:49 PM
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Decorah man named one of "Iowa's 100 Great Nurses for 2015"
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  11:13 AM
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Waverly decides to install a high-speed fiber optic network for residential and commercial Internet users
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  10:03 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Why can't Decorah create their own high-speed fiber optic network for residential and commercial customers?"
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  9:50 PM
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Winneshiek County beef royalty named
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:54 AM
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Car-deer accident causes major damage
Posted: Mon, Mar 2, 2015  8:58 AM
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Mabel woman is reunited with her laptop--thanks to a Decorah Good Samaritan!
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  9:31 PM
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Iowa Tourism Guide featuring Decorah is now available
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  9:15 PM
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Recent President of Ireland to visit Decorah later in March
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  9:17 PM
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The Flower Pot in Calmar does well in on-line contest--but doesn't win
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  9:08 PM
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Registration has begun at Decorah preschool programs
Posted: Sun, Mar 1, 2015  8:41 PM
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