TOP STORY: Decorah Police are called to rescue a beaver stuck by some ice
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Luke Stock named recipient of 2018 Bradish Scholarship
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  5:03 PM
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Howard County and Winneshiek County reach an agreement on housing Howard County prisoners in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  11:23 AM
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Chronic Wasting Disease sampling in Allamakee and Clayton counties has gotten off to a good start
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  2:09 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Will switching to a municipal electric utility in Decorah mean losing $161,000 a year in property tax payments?"
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  4:31 PM
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Winneshiek County Cattlemen are accepting applications for scholarships and for beef royalty
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  4:24 PM
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Another episode of the Ken Burns documentary series on National Parks will be shown Wednesday evening
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  2:55 PM
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Registration has begun for a new session of Financial Peace University
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  2:42 PM
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Applications are now available for the 2018 NE Iowa Studio Art Tour
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  2:32 PM
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Program Wednesday morning will discuss having a healthy gut
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  2:50 PM
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Car accident in Quillin's parking lot causes $3,000 in damages
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  11:13 AM
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IowaWORKS will host "Real Colors" on Wednesday morning
Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018  10:58 AM
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Recent News

Decorah restaurant is expanding into grocery sales
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  9:46 AM
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Decorah Power representatives meet with county supervisors
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  5:34 PM
Much of the discussion involved residents outside the Decorah city limits [Full Story]
DHS large group speech students receive 21 division one ratings
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  11:19 AM
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Discussion of city's sidewalk policy continues
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  6:25 PM
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Specifications have been approved for a new roof for the Winneshiek County Courthouse
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  5:45 PM
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Winneshiek County Development recognizes four businesses
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  5:52 PM
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Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes its board members
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  2:39 PM
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United Way of Winneshiek County awards two honors
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  2:29 PM
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Heartland Express CEO tells Decorah audience it's important to have a good team
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  2:21 PM
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Decorah Fire Chief Mike Ashbacher honored with the Outstanding Community Service Award
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  2:24 PM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office had a busy weekend
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  11:48 AM
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Applications are being taken for "Walking College"
Posted: Mon, Jan 22, 2018  10:03 AM
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Decorah Women's March draws a crowd of around 750 people
Posted: Sun, Jan 21, 2018  4:29 PM
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Some of the sights of Saturday's Women's March in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Jan 20, 2018  8:11 AM
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Luther student shares her story of meeting with a Holocaust survivor
Posted: Sun, Jan 20, 2018  8:03 PM
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Decorah & Cresco physical therapy practice to join Gundersen Health System
Posted: Sun, Jan 21, 2018  4:00 PM
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Alliant Energy says it wants to present its feasibilty study to the Decorah City Council
Posted: Sun, Jan 21, 2018  8:18 AM
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State Senator Michael Breitbach: Do something about water project funding
Posted: Sun, Jan 21, 2018  7:56 AM
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Decorah Middle School students have a good chance of advancing in the MathCounts competition
Posted: Sun, Jan 21, 2018  8:02 AM
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Iowa DNR now says Reilly Construction of Ossian has submitted a report and paid a fine
Posted: Thu, Jan 18, 2018  5:00 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Does Alliant Energy actually pay property taxes in Decorah?"
Posted: Thu, Jan 18, 2018  4:18 PM
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Deputies make an arrest for Operating While under the Influence
Posted: Fri, Jan 19, 2018  8:44 AM
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Ask Mr. (School) Answer Person (Part 2): "What, exactly, are people voting on in the February 6th special election about the consolidation of the Decorah and North Winn school districts?" Propositions B & C
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  8:42 AM
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Car/deer accident causes $8,000 in damages
Posted: Fri, Jan 19, 2018  8:42 AM
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A big part of the job of a state legislator? Meeting with constituents
Posted: Thu, Jan 18, 2018  8:50 AM
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City of Decorah is observing "Home Rule" anniversary
Posted: Thu, Jan 18, 2018  4:58 PM
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DHS vocalist selected to perform at the Dorian Music Festival grand concert
Posted: Thu, Jan 18, 2018  9:09 AM
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Your questions answered about Decorah Power and Alliant Energy
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  2:20 PM
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City officials are still worried about frozen water lines
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  2:07 PM
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"Holiday Lights" had its best year yet in 2017
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  4:14 PM
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There will be no "Taste of Winneshiek" this winter
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  2:02 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Dr. Roger Anderson was "an excellent comrade and a man of good humor"
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  1:48 PM
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NE Iowa RSVP volunteers will provide income tax assistance at the Decorah Public Library
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  11:09 AM
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Decorah School District is reminding the public about open enrollment deadlines
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  2:16 PM
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The Decorah Masters Swim Team has begun holding practices
Posted: Wed, Jan 17, 2018  9:40 AM
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Consultant says a Decorah municipal electric utility would save customers over $5 million a year
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  7:54 PM
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How much is Alliant Energy's Decorah equipment worth?
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  8:04 PM
Alliant Energy and Decorah Power are far apart [Full Story]
Decorah's Army Reserve Center will stay in use by the Army
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  8:11 PM
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Letter to the Editor: A lot of risks to a municipal electric utility in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  8:17 AM
--by Herb Hageman of Decorah [Full Story]
North Winneshiek School Board is awaiting the results of February's vote on reorganization
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  8:06 AM
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Applications for the 8th Annual Adam J Bohr Scholarship are now available.
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  2:12 PM
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Luther to show another of Ken Burns' documentary series on national parks
Posted: Tue, Jan 16, 2018  11:09 AM
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Money Matters: Decorah School Board approves bus purchases, annual audit, and new depository bank
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  7:38 PM
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One step closer to a new Decorah elementary school plan?
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  7:35 PM
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Flu cases are on the rise
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  1:27 PM
Winneshiek County Public Health says you can still get a flu shot [Full Story]
Do-it-yourself approach to Hazard Mitigation Plan for Winneshiek County could save thousands of dollars
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  2:32 PM
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Winneshiek County supervisors are reviewing a contract with Howard County to house prisoners at the Winneshiek County Jail
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  11:16 AM
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Northeast Iowa Behavioral Health distributing books across five counties
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  10:32 AM
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Collision with deer causes $3,000 in damages
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  9:48 AM
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Waucoma man arrested for OWI
Posted: Mon, Jan 15, 2018  9:43 AM
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Furniture store says it will reopen, provide furniture to customers
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  12:53 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: What's new with Menard's coming to Decorah?
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  1:15 PM
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The Decorah-based Avey Grouws Band to compete this week in International Blues Challenge in Memphis
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  9:23 AM
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Suspect arrested in burglary at Randy's Bluffton Store
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  1:23 PM
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Decorah makes another "top 100" list
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  8:20 AM
#47 on a list of small towns people want to move to [Full Story]
100 + Women Who Care Oneota Valley Chapter donates to ArtHaus
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  1:32 PM
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"Parents for Great Iowa Schools" is publicizing its work
Posted: Fri, Jan 12, 2018  10:08 AM
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Ask Mr. (School) Answer Person: "What, exactly, are people voting on in the February 6th special election about the consolidation of the Decorah and North Winn school districts?"
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  4:28 PM
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Report favorable on Decorah Park-Rec "Carlson property"
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  3:39 PM
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Decorah to participate in Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  3:36 PM
Residents may get questionnaire in mail [Full Story]
Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary health care scholarship applications available
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  3:34 PM
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Decorah Police respond to two motor vehicle accidents
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  12:37 PM
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Accident does $50,000 worth of damages
Posted: Thu, Jan 11, 2018  11:39 AM
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Winneshiek County Conservation would like to build a new $40,000 shelter at Lake Meyer
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  4:25 PM
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Women's March is being planned for January 20th in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  4:43 PM
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Lawler woman arrested by Winneshiek County deputies
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  10:51 AM
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Accident causes $15,000 in damages
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  10:48 AM
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Decorah Elks Club forms charitable foundation and expands their benevolent activities
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  10:55 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation to send two local youths to diabetes camp
Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018  11:02 AM
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Decorah doctor's two-week deployment in Puerto Rico was "kinda scary at times"
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  3:55 PM
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The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office spent a busy 24 hours
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  2:10 PM
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Program discusses human trafficking
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  11:38 AM
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Would Alliant Energy appeal any Iowa Utilities Board ruling involving a Decorah municipal electric utility?
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  8:34 AM
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Avey Grouws Band merchandise available for a limited time at Modish
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  11:56 AM
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Another man arrested in an ongoing drug investigation in Calmar
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  10:04 AM
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Audition dates announced for NMP's Spring Production
Posted: Tue, Jan 9, 2018  9:26 AM
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Alliant Energy weighs in with its own feasibility study of a municipal electric utility in Decorah, saying costs would be 30 percent higher
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  8:14 PM
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It's official--Winneshiek County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers has been filed
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  4:07 PM
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"Parents for Great Iowa Schools" wants to sound the alarm about school vouchers
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  9:18 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "How will the extradition work on the accused Kansas man being held in the Winneshiek County Jail?"
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  4:32 PM
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It's a boy! Winneshiek Medical Center welcomes first baby of 2018
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  10:11 AM
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Decorah Police Department reports two weekend traffic accidents
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  10:04 AM
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Calmar man arrested for possession of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia
Posted: Mon, Jan 8, 2018  9:40 AM
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Kansas man arrested by Winneshiek County Sheriff's Deputies was wanted on charges stemming from incidents at a Kansas school district
Posted: Sun, Jan 7, 2018  1:33 PM
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Should Decorah have a municipal electric utility? A consultant's report on that issue will be presented January 16th
Posted: Sun, Jan 7, 2018  4:32 PM
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2018 Legislative Session begins Monday in Des Moines
Posted: Fri, Jan 5, 2018  11:23 AM
Decorah State Representative Michael Bergan says there will be plenty of issues to discuss [Full Story]
The "Iowa Starting Line" website is reporting Decorah native Rob Sand has set a fundraising record in his race for State Auditor
Posted: Sat, Jan 6, 2018  8:58 PM
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Decorah and North Winneshiek residents can cast absentee ballots now
Posted: Sun, Jan 7, 2018  4:24 PM
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A "Beat the Winter Blues Marathon" is just getting started
Posted: Sun, Jan 7, 2018  3:54 PM
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Ideas wanted for Winneshiek Idea House
Posted: Sun, Jan 7, 2018  3:48 PM
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Kansas man arrested on a felony warrant
Posted: Fri, Jan 5, 2018  11:37 AM
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An unoccupied vehicle rolls into another and causes $2,500 in damages
Posted: Fri, Jan 5, 2018  9:59 AM
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November was a better financial month for Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Fri, Jan 5, 2018  9:35 AM
But still shows a fiscal year operating loss of just over $1 million [Full Story]
Emergency training workshop offered for businesses, churches and schools
Posted: Thu, Jan 4, 2018  12:12 PM
Topics: Bomb Threats, Suspicious Packages and Active Shooter/Armed Intruders [Full Story]
Picture of the Day
Posted: Thu, Jan 4, 2018  12:05 PM
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Date Set for 2018 Decorah Home, Sport & Garden Show
Posted: Thu, Jan 4, 2018  12:04 PM
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'Laton Alton Huffman, Frontier Photographer'
Posted: Thu, Jan 4, 2018  11:57 AM
Vintage photographs from local photographer Huffman on display Jan. 5-31at Luther [Full Story]
Cold temperatures can wreak havoc on water lines
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  9:32 AM
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2017 was a warm year in Decorah, according to weather statistics
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  4:29 PM
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Calmar man faces charges following Fayette County accident
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  11:11 AM
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Winter survival tips for cars and traveling
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  10:56 AM
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Burglars have struck the Bluffton Store
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  10:41 AM
Other businesses are being warned [Full Story]
Break-in is being investigated by Decorah Police
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  4:22 PM
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Appliance recycling event has been cancelled
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  4:20 PM
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Decorah Parks and Recreation Department is busy with winter activities
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  4:14 PM
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Yes, we know it's cold now, but despite the holiday chill, temperatures in Decorah were warmer than normal in December
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  2:03 PM
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The Decorah City Council agrees to pay $26,000 to Winneshiek County for the use of computer equipment
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  7:55 PM
Payments will be distributed over two years [Full Story]
Winneshiek County Board agrees to take part in lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over opiods
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  7:50 PM
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Decorah City Council holds a long discussion about tax abatements and affordable housing
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  6:32 AM
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City of Decorah will send a letter to Alliant asking Alliant to hold off on installing smart meters
Posted: Wed, Jan 3, 2018  6:38 AM
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The leadership of the Winneshiek County Board has been reelected
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  3:04 PM
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Newest Winneshiek County Deputy is a former Decorah police officer
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  9:58 AM
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What were the most-read stories on decorahnews.com in 2017?
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  2:17 PM
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Budget hearing is Wednesday night for Emergency Management
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  2:02 PM
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Fort Atkinson resident arrested
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  1:52 PM
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Celebrating 20 years of youth mentoring in Winneshiek County
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  11:02 AM
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Decorh Zen Center to offer program on Thursday mornings in January
Posted: Tue, Jan 2, 2018  1:56 PM
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The top 10 local news stories of 2017: #2 and #1
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  3:29 PM
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Decorah Police arrest three people in two incidents over the weekend
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  3:06 PM
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Decorah's cold wave continues
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  2:59 PM
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January is National Mentoring Month
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  2:53 PM
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Registration lasts until just this Friday for the library's "Curious Kids" program
Posted: Mon, Jan 1, 2018  2:48 PM
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