TOP STORY: To this Luther College professor and author, "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" has a lot to say about modern issues
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"Climate Tree" debuts in Water Street Park
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City budget amended by nearly $1.6 million
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  8:41 PM
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Five Decorah students honored in writing contest
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  8:09 PM
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On-line registration system for Decorah Park-Rec is going well
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  5:28 PM
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Hospital trustees to face a routine agenda Wednesday
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Decorah HS and Luther College graduate is part of the cast in the Houston Grand Opera's "Carousel" production
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  5:10 PM
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Acclaimed magazine writer to speak at Dragonfly Books Wednesday about his first book
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  5:01 PM
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Food bank founder to speak Wednesday at Luther
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  4:58 PM
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Movie about honey to be shown Wednesday
Posted: Tue, May 3, 2016  4:53 PM
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Hacker Nelson & Co. will receive a Historic Preservation Award
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  8:28 PM
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April in Decorah was warm and dry
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  2:37 PM
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Several projects approved at the Decorah Airport
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  8:35 PM
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Demolition phase of Bluffs Inn certified as completed
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  8:25 PM
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Prescription drug collection on Saturday was a success
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  3:17 PM
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Dateline NBC posts more videos from Decorah
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  9:19 AM
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks for not spraying your lawn
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Posted: Mon, May 2, 2016  8:53 PM
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"Water," a decorahnews.com special series: Luther College graduate leads an Ames HS class that tries to explain water quality issues
Posted: Sun, May 1, 2016  7:26 AM
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Letter to the Editor: More question about City Manager's pay raise
Posted: Sat, Apr 30, 2016  8:31 PM
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Luther students receive Projects for Peace Grant to aid rural Afghanistan school
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St. Benedict's students advance to National History Day Contest
Posted: Thu, Apr 28, 2016  5:16 PM
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More on the Dateline NBC murder trial story
Posted: Thu, Apr 28, 2016  5:42 PM
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Website calls Decorah "Iowa's best kept secret."
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WMC honors volunteers
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Every law enforcement vehicle in Winneshiek County now has new first aid kits
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Mr. Answer Person answers more of your city salary questions
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2016  5:17 PM
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Decorah School Board reaches agreement with teachers group
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2016  5:13 PM
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Bridge construction on Scenic River Road has been completed
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2016  5:12 PM
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Repairs being made to Locust School wall
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2016  5:05 PM
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Iowa Afterschool Alliance to present an award to ArtHaus Thursday
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Hospital Auxiliary awards nine scholarships
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ArtHaus looking for artworks about bees
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2016  4:39 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Other Decorah city department heads may also be getting pay raises
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  4:50 PM
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Decorah man faces criminal charges for incident near Crossroads Academy
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  8:49 PM
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Grant will pay for six benches in the Freeport Park
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  4:42 PM
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NBC "Dateline" scheduled to air program Friday about Fazzino murder trial
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  8:56 AM
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Two face drug charges following traffic stop in Decorah Monday night
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  9:07 AM
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Car--pedestrian accident near Decorah HS does not cause serious injuries
Posted: Tue, Apr 26, 2016  11:11 AM
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"This county is getting incredibly clean!"
Posted: Sat, Apr 23, 2016  5:09 PM
Winneshiek County Recycling has another successful recycling day [Full Story]
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Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2016  4:51 PM
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County supervisors studying another plan for 310th Avenue
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2016  4:47 PM
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Iowa's Dairy Center at NICC receives several dairy awards
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2016  1:17 PM
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No comments at public hearings regarding Decorah school calendar or proposed track renovation
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2016  12:55 PM
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Decorah HS physics students do well at regional and state contests
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2016  3:47 PM
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Three suffer minor injuries on rollover accident
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2016  10:35 AM
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$18,187 a year pay raise to Decorah's City Administrator continues to draw a response
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2016  12:59 PM
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Cresco company is now offering a new service to area customers--a 3D printer
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2016  9:19 PM
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Decorah Park-Rec is rolling out a new Online Registration System for summer programs
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2016  9:06 PM
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Minnesota man faces three criminal charges in the theft of a car from a rural Winneshiek County farm
Posted: Thu, Apr 21, 2016  3:43 PM
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Decorah woman's car trouble multiplies into an accident
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Toys Go 'Round celebrates 24 years, seeks continued community support
Posted: Thu, Apr 21, 2016  8:51 PM
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Luther College dedicates new solar arrays
Posted: Thu, Apr 21, 2016  8:59 PM
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Friday accident sends one person to the hospital
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Fundraising for Viking Stadium renovations is beginning
Posted: Wed, Apr 20, 2016  5:05 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Latest Decorah Water Quality Report shows nitrate levels dropping
Posted: Wed, Apr 20, 2016  5:19 PM
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Letter to the Editor: $18,000 pay raise to City Administrator is "like handing out candy"
Posted: Wed, Apr 20, 2016  4:57 PM
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Luther awards five special scholarships
Posted: Wed, Apr 20, 2016  4:26 PM
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Four new members of the Luther College Board of Regents
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2016  5:12 PM
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Car--tractor accident causes $25,000 in damages
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2016  11:50 AM
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ArtHaus seeking entries for new exhibit
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2016  10:14 AM
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Luther College will install a recharging station for electric vehicles
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2016  8:38 AM
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Washington Post weighs in with another honor for Decorah High School
Posted: Tue, Apr 19, 2016  11:16 AM
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Former Bob's Standard building to get an extensive makeover
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2016  8:08 PM
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Decorah City Manager to get an $18,000 pay raise
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2016  8:04 PM
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Decorah schools are once again getting praised by niche.com's annual survey
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2016  8:17 PM
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Parking space near pharmacy will continue
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2016  7:55 PM
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Two-vehicle crash causes $2,500 in damages
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Two separate people taken to the Winneshiek County Jail on warrants
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Thumbs down for Iowa's privatized Medicaid program
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  12:05 PM
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Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:57 AM
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Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  6:07 PM
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Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:37 AM
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Decorah organizations receive grants
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:23 AM
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Three WMC nurses complete University of Iowa on-line training
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:19 AM
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Library looking for summer reading mentors
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:15 AM
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Luther professor speaks about fraternal organizations in ancient Greece
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:08 AM
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Decorah Library has copies of "Slant of Light" available
Posted: Sun, Apr 17, 2016  11:03 AM
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North Winneshiek School will consolidate with Decorah at the end of the 2018-2019 school year
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decorahnews.com is 15 years old!
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2016  7:14 PM
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"We'd like to take some time to thank a few people"
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The demolition of Bluffs Inn is continuing
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  6:20 PM
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Prefab bridges "another option for us"
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  6:13 PM
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Decorah Library is observing National Library Week.
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2016  6:03 AM
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Decorah man arrested on several charges
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  2:29 PM
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Decorah teams finish strong in Envirothon contest
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  10:12 AM
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Plans announced for "Pooch Schooch 5k Fun Run"
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  10:03 AM
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Prom for Persons with Disabilities will be held
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  9:48 AM
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"Dancing with the Luther Stars "
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  9:33 AM
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Decorah Historic Preservation Commission seeks news members
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  9:00 AM
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Decorah Police make arrest for Possession of Marijuana
Posted: Wed, Apr 13, 2016  8:33 AM
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Winneshiek County Historical Society gets statewide award
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  9:43 PM
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Decorah man whose e-mail led to Monday's school lockdown faced previous criminal charges in 2011
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  9:33 AM
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North Winneshiek School Board approves 2016-2017 budget
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  9:30 PM
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Luther College names new Center for Ethics Director
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:51 PM
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Iowa Counties magazine features article about Pole Line Road project near Decorah
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:40 PM
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North Winneshiek School Board approves superintendent sharing plan; also approves teachers contract
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:32 PM
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Canton woman faces drunk driving charges
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:16 PM
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Work is wrapping up on the new water slide at the Decorah Pool
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:13 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks for "tending the garden" of Decorah
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:10 PM
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Raptor Resource Project is $1,700 richer, thanks to a Toppling Goliath fundraiser
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  2:59 PM
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Photo of the Week: You think you have a deer problem!
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2016  3:07 PM
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Decorah School Board passes 2016-17 budget
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  7:56 PM
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Two public hearings set by Decorah Community School Board
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  7:52 PM
Track resurfacing and school calendar are on agenda [Full Story]
Suspect in custody on school threats
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  7:21 PM
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Decorah School District officials say Monday's school lockdown was without incident
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  4:16 PM
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Apparently there will only be two eaglets this year
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  4:25 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: County will use a prefab bridge to replace a bridge on County A-14
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  3:57 PM
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Steve McCargar releases his platform for his State Assembly candidacy
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  11:36 AM
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Winneshiek County Highway Department to buy two new trucks for the first time in six years
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  3:44 PM
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Two arrested by Decorah Police following traffic stop
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  4:21 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center might sign a contract with the third Medicaid managed care organization
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  11:47 AM
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"Up! Up! Film Festival" to begin Wednesday in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  2:41 PM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department reminding the public about school bus safety practices
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  11:28 AM
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Luther Dance Marathon brings in over $53,000
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  5:03 PM
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Decorah Police issue statement about school lockdown
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  8:15 AM
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What happens during a school lockdown?
Posted: Mon, Apr 11, 2016  8:18 AM
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Decorah Schools will be on lockdown Monday
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  8:38 PM
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Iowa man arrested at Decorah Law Enforcement Center after showing up drunk
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  5:48 PM
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Luther College signs agreement with Nike
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  5:42 PM
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decorahnews.com marks its 15th anniversary this week!
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  5:31 PM
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Decorah Municipal Band is forming
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Michael asks, "Just how common is it for school districts to share superintendents?"
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  1:14 PM
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21 students named to North Winneshiek 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  12:54 PM
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Luther Library's book sale will be held this week
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  12:48 PM
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Decorah Public Library to create a gallery of children's art
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2016  12:40 PM
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Postville and North Winn will share the services of Superintendent Tim Dugger next school year
Posted: Fri, Apr 8, 2016  8:39 AM
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Retired Luther softball coach Betty Hoff presented game ball from Luther softballl's 1,000th win
Posted: Fri, Apr 8, 2016  8:22 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center in "good, financially stable state"
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2016  3:20 PM
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Prairie burns to begin soon in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2016  3:18 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Man: "Where will fruit trees be planted along Trout Run Trail?"
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2016  3:12 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center is now collection location for the Mother's Milk Bank of Iowa.
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2016  3:09 PM
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Decorah HS Foods Classes tour Hotel Winneshiek and Restauration restaurant and kitchen
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2016  3:02 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center to spend $2.5 million to purchase Electronic Health Record software from Epic
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  8:22 PM
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Luther College Regents approve a new major at the college--data science
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  8:16 PM
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Luther officials are investigating "numerous" thefts from the Regents Center
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  8:10 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center to remodel its Mabel clinic
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  8:07 PM
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North Winneshiek Superintendent Tim Dugger could split time between Postville and North Winn next school year
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  11:37 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Was asbestos abatement done for the Bluffs Inn demolition?"
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  4:30 PM
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Luther College professor's latest book offers Cicero's advice on growing old
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  4:15 PM
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Decorah HS musicians earn half of all "Outstanding Performance" awards
Posted: Wed, Apr 6, 2016  9:03 AM
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Neighbors irked by proposal to install large solar panels at Luther President's house
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  5:51 PM
Board of Adjustment votes 5-0 against Luther's application [Full Story]
Bridge over The Cut narrowly escapes being closed
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  11:00 AM
Temporary repairs buy time for City of Decorah to plan a replacement [Full Story]
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to sponsor programs on the Muslim faith
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  10:52 AM
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Tips for growing giant pumpkins
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  9:24 AM
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The Decorah Walmart will stay painted in earth tones
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  9:19 PM
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Instead of repairing a bridge, Winneshiek County will close a road
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  9:02 PM
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Waverly Utilities starting up its fast fiber communications network this week
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:58 PM
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Decorah Fast Fiber representative: "We're going to make our goal" of paying half the cost of a feasibility study`
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:50 PM
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Ballot is set for upcoming Winneshiek County Board elections
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:34 PM
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Rebound Hospitality's site plan for new Fairfield Inn & Suites wins approval
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:31 PM
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Winneshiek County's Road Department will get two new trucks for the first time since 2010
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:28 PM
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March was warm and wet in Decorah
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Traffic stop leads to a charge against Decorah man
Posted: Mon, Apr 4, 2016  8:18 PM
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Mr. Answer Person discusses the color of Wal-Mart
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:27 PM
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A longtime Decorah resident and a Decorah native join forces at a slightly changed Decorah physical therapy clinic
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:24 PM
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Pulpit Rock Campground opens for the season
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:19 PM
Slight changes in registration process [Full Story]
Winneshiek Medical Center offering a pre-diabetes class
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:11 PM
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Iowa House candidate announces his Winneshiek County Co-Chairs
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:10 PM
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Sheriff's Department makes public intoxication arrests
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2016  5:07 PM
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Second bald eagle hatches
Posted: Sat, Apr 2, 2016  4:40 PM
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DAR honors 80 to 90 Decorah area Vietnam War veterans
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2016  9:30 AM
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Viking State Bank says text message is a scam
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2016  9:41 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center is accepting two of three Iowa Medicaid MCOs
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2016  11:05 AM
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Oneota Film Festival announces its 2016 film awards
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2016  9:07 AM
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New pilot project being used in April at St. Benedict's Church in Decorah
Posted: Fri, Apr 1, 2016  9:52 AM
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New contest proclaims "Kids are tourists, too!"
Posted: Tue, Apr 5, 2016  10:26 AM
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