Democratic state legislators visiting Decorah say Republicans are out of touch
Posted: Sat, Feb 25, 2017  3:49 PM
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Decorah church will hold several events this weekend to mark its status as a "reconciling church"
Posted: Fri, Feb 24, 2017  9:03 AM
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UPDATE: Decorah native sentenced to five years probation in bomb-making case
Posted: Fri, Feb 24, 2017  8:50 AM
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Letter in response to Mechanic Street crosswalk
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  3:57 PM
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Decorah Quilts of Valor honors veterans
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  12:29 PM
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Luther College hosts Ethnic Arts Festival Saturday
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  4:15 PM
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"Music in the Shape of a Pear" concert series this weekend features concerts, seminars and worship service
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  4:13 PM
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MASOPUST, Czech Mardi Gras festival is Saturday in Protivin
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  4:03 PM
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Beef Banquet is Saturday
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  4:00 PM
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Ryumonji Winter Gala is Saturday
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  3:50 PM
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Rotary adds new member
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  3:49 PM
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Decorah man arrested for possession of controlled substance
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  12:31 PM
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Second egg laid at Decorah North nest
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  11:54 AM
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NICC Board approves budget for 2017-2018
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  9:39 AM
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Des Moines Register editorial criticizes legislation written by State Senator Michael Breitbach
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2017  9:31 AM
But their complaint doesn't apply to Breitbach [Full Story]

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National Weather Service cancels its blizzard warning for the Decorah area
Posted: Fri, Feb 24, 2017  2:55 PM
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"Is Winneshiek County a 'Sanctuary County'?"
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  8:52 AM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office's new K9 dog, McCoy, has adjusted well to his new life
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  2:09 PM
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State budget cuts will hit Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  9:00 AM
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Letter to the Editor: Change the school crossing for pedestrians on Mechanic Street
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  12:35 PM
--by Peggy Willie of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Don't change Iowa's Certificate of Need health care review system
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  12:32 PM
--by Winneshiek Medical Center CAO Lisa Radtke [Full Story]
Gundersen named one of the country's top 50 hospitals
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  12:42 PM
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Entries sought for 2017 Winneshiek County coloring book
Posted: Wed, Feb 22, 2017  11:13 AM
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Skyline Construction/Minnowa Construction win contracts for three large road projects worth $18 million
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  3:10 PM
Will be subcontractors on two other projects worth $2 million [Full Story]
Luther College is responding to smaller enrollments by studying the majors and minors it offers
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  1:31 PM
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Here's a map of Winneshiek County roads that have had weight restrictions imposed
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  3:23 PM
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Community Food Pantry has served Northeast Iowa for the past 20 years
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  1:21 PM
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New Hampton is facing many of the same projects Decorah is facing
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  3:01 PM
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Pulpit Rock Campground has a new manager
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:56 PM
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Winneshiek County passes road dust abatement prices
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:44 PM
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Casey's earns permission to replace its College Drive building
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:37 PM
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Letter to the Editor: What did our state legislators sacrifice?
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:32 PM
--by Randy Haugen of Decorah [Full Story]
Decorah Tree Board is considering bigger rebates for those replanting boulevard trees
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:24 PM
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Visitors Center in Decorah is now being staffed 361 days a year
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:08 PM
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Winneshiek County 4Hers helping to bring bluebirds back to Iowa
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  2:02 PM
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Sheriff's Deputies make arrest for public intoxication
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  11:25 AM
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Telecommunications Board continues to work on feasibility study
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  10:46 AM
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Official photos of state champion speech entries from Decorah HS
Posted: Tue, Feb 21, 2017  11:13 AM
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Mayor vetoes proposed anti-engine idling ordinance
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  6:52 PM
Calls it "frivolous, feel-good legislation that is difficult to enforce" [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: New collective bargaining legislation in Iowa is Constitutional
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  10:48 AM
--by Thomas Hansen of Decorah [Full Story]
City committee is being asked to draw up a policy for the private business use of public property
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  6:57 PM
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City of Decorah accepts Iowa DOT's offer of $1 million in state aid to replace the Oneota Drive Bridge
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  7:04 PM
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A Banner Day for Decorah Large Group Speech Teams
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  12:19 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center announces "Star of the Year"
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  9:40 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center names Provider of the Year
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  9:38 AM
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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley will hold a Town Hall in Charles City on Thursday
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  11:19 AM
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The community prairie butterfly garden in Decorah could use additional volunteers in 2017
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  11:02 AM
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Training sessions for firefighters and others will be held this spring
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  10:54 AM
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First eagle's egg of the season laid in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  8:55 AM
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Registration is now open for "Minutes in Motion 2017"
Posted: Mon, Feb 20, 2017  11:14 AM
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Area state legislators who voted for changes to Iowa's collective bargaining laws for public employees get criticized at a Decorah Town Hall
Posted: Sun, Feb 19, 2017  1:35 PM
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Here's what State Senator Michael Breitbach and State Representative Mike Bergan have to say about their reasons for voting for changes in laws governing collective bargaining by public employees
Posted: Sun, Feb 19, 2017  1:57 PM
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Comment: "Actions speak louder than words"
Posted: Sun, Feb 19, 2017  2:11 PM
--comment by decorahnews.com's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Ask Mr. (School) Answer Person: "I've been saving Boxtops for Education and Milk Moola tops for some time. How much do these actually help the school?
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  6:51 PM
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Decorah's community prairie butterfly garden flourished in 2016
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  1:21 PM
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Decorah Police arrest two people on a variety of charges
Posted: Sun, Feb 19, 2017  2:35 PM
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Beef Royalty candidates announced
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  1:39 PM
Selections will be announced at Saturday's Beef Banquet [Full Story]
Decorah School Board approves two-year contract extension with teachers
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  1:11 PM
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Veterans Affairs Office wants veterans to know about upcoming changes in co-pays
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  1:05 PM
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NE Iowa Unitarian Universalist Fellowship donates to NEICAC Energy Crisis Fund
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  10:47 AM
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Iowa State Legislature passes legislation changing collective bargaining rights of public employees
Posted: Fri, Feb 17, 2017  10:07 AM
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County Supervisor John Beard says it's time for prosperity for people and pigs without pollution
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  10:17 AM
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Luther's Land Use Committee will take public comments until March 1st
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  7:15 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person about Emerald Ash trees
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  11:16 AM
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Decorah High School students get a chance to talk with an author
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  10:25 AM
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DHS Viking Cafe serves the first lunch of the season
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  10:25 AM
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NICC says, "We're not fundraising for a student trip to London"
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  10:22 AM
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Rotary Club adds new member
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  6:18 PM
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Dorchester man arrested by Winneshiek County Sheriff's Deputies
Posted: Thu, Feb 16, 2017  10:07 AM
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"Does a 15-year prison sentence really last for 15 years?"
Posted: Wed, Feb 15, 2017  10:37 AM
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X Ambassadors to give a concert at Luther
Posted: Wed, Feb 15, 2017  10:45 AM
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Some county employees have new contracts
Posted: Wed, Feb 15, 2017  2:08 PM
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Letter to the Editor: A bill to change Iowa's collective bargaining law for public employees is "cynical and shameful legislation"
Posted: Wed, Feb 15, 2017  8:22 AM
--by Steve Mc Cargar of Decorah [Full Story]
Winneshiek County taxpayers are getting notices their homes have been revalued
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  11:38 AM
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Seven at Luther College are granted tenure; six others named full professors
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  2:24 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: More questions about the proposed anti-idling ordinance in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  2:34 PM
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Decorah High School orchestra teacher Nicole Cody Named 2017 Classroom Teacher of the Year
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  9:04 AM
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Road closed near Calmar
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  2:47 PM
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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Clayton County
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  11:38 AM
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North Winneshiek School Board says it's opposed to changes in Iowa's collective bargaining law
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  8:57 AM
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Decorah Police check on cigarette sales law compliance
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  3:26 PM
Casey's on Old Stage Road is ticketed [Full Story]
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Two vehicle crash causes $25,000 in damages
Posted: Tue, Feb 14, 2017  9:09 AM
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Repairs needed to Winneshiek County Courthouse
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  1:39 PM
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Plans for a community center in Decorah move forward
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  12:30 PM
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School Board hears Anderson Prairie presentation
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  9:41 PM
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Open Forum message to Decorah School Board: start over with the city on elementary school discussions
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  9:37 PM
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Peanut butter school lunch discussions put on hold
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  9:34 PM
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Ossian resident Mark Zweibohmer makes great strides after his spinal cord injury
Posted: Fri, Feb 10, 2017  2:10 PM
--by decorahnews.com's Becky Vande Lune [Full Story]
A Decorah chef takes second place in an Iowa Pork Producers food contest
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  4:36 PM
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Legislative forum in Postville draws a crowd of 120 people
Posted: Mon, Feb 13, 2017  11:03 AM
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The final touches are being worked out on next year's Winneshiek County budget
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  4:32 PM
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State Senator Michael Breitbach: Closing of Luster Heights came at the recommendation of state prison officials
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  4:25 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Forces in Des Moines and Washington, D.C. are placing our students at risk.
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  2:53 PM
--by Jim Fritz of Decorah [Full Story]
Two-vehicle crash causes $6,000 in damages
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  2:42 PM
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Decorah 5th grader wins DAR essay contest
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  2:36 PM
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Bowlers sought for mentoring program fundraiser
Posted: Sun, Feb 12, 2017  1:40 PM
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Minneapolis woman arrested on drug possession charges
Posted: Fri, Feb 10, 2017  10:07 AM
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Mason City couple is arrested by Sheriff's Deputies
Posted: Fri, Feb 10, 2017  1:35 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: It's looking like the 2017 RAGBRAI route will not come through Decorah
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2017  1:06 PM
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Ossian man arrested for drunk driving
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2017  1:24 PM
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The charges keep piling up against a Fort Atkinson woman
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2017  1:15 PM
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Decorah schools get high rankings in the niche.com 2017 report
Posted: Thu, Feb 9, 2017  11:23 AM
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decorahnews.com feature: Lady Liberty has been spotted in Decorah!
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  10:04 AM
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Oelwein woman has now has additional charges filed against her for allegedly stabbing someone in Winneshiek County
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  2:44 PM
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Preschool enrollments are underway
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  1:43 PM
Several open houses planned [Full Story]
Winneshiek County Dairy Promotion board is seeking nominations
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  1:43 PM
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Local group donates over $5,000 to The Spectrum Network
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  11:24 AM
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Advanced manufacturing training scholarship available at Northeast Iowa Community College
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  11:22 AM
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Two Luther students selected for Lanesboro Arts Emerging Artist Exhibit
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  11:06 AM
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Luther College Unity Bowl nominated for NCAA February Spotlight Poll
Posted: Wed, Feb 8, 2017  10:16 AM
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Effigy Mounds National Monument Quarter release ceremony draws a large audience in Waukon
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  11:46 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Can the Army Reserve Center in Decorah be turned into an elementary school?"
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:16 PM
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Property taxes would go up by a nickel under proposed City of Decorah FY '18 budget
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:16 PM
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State funding to leave Decorah Schools "woefully short" of funds
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  9:30 AM
Why state funding is limited [Full Story]
Northeast Iowa school officials are making their case for higher state aid to local school districts
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:15 PM
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Nine proposals received from companies wanting to do a feasibility study of a fiber optic network in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  7:15 PM
(UPDATED: New meeting day and time) [Full Story]
It's pothole season in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:14 PM
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Decorah woman arrested on probation violation warrant
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:14 PM
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Oelwein resident arrested on numerous charges
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  2:14 PM
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Ten Decorah HS speech groups selected for All-State
Posted: Tue, Feb 7, 2017  11:25 AM
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first on decorahnews.com: A tiny bit of Decorah--at the Grammy Awards!
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  1:37 PM
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Bradish Scholarship recipient announced
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  4:05 PM
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Water Street Flats will NOT be built
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  7:11 PM
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Winneshiek County's newest Sheriff's Deputy
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  12:51 PM
(Updated clarification) [Full Story]
School Board counters DEA master contract proposal
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  4:29 PM
"Too many undefined items at this time" [Full Story]
Proposed engine idling ordinance still dividing the Decorah City Council
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  7:04 PM
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Supervisors promise "something will be done" about air quality complaints involving a Mathy Construction asphalt plant
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  2:16 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Health care is going in the wrong direction
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  2:31 PM
--by Dr. Kevin Sand of Decorah [Full Story]
Decorah Public Library offers tax assistance for low to middle income and senior citizens
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  1:41 PM
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It's been a milder than normal winter in Decorah so far
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  2:06 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: How an arrest made in Des Moines is affecting the Decorah Fire Department
Posted: Fri, Feb 3, 2017  5:14 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Discussion of fire department staffing levels was "spirited"
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  5:30 PM
--by decorahnews.com's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Crews begin removing boulevard trees affected by emerald ash borer in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  11:59 AM
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Decorah attorney files another high-profile lawsuit
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  1:53 PM
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Funds being raised to help pay the medical expenses of an Ossian resident
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  11:59 AM
"We've got your BACK" benefit for Mark Zweibohmer [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person about Trout Run Park
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  1:31 PM
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Decorah HS students do well at State Large Group Speech Contest
Posted: Mon, Feb 6, 2017  6:34 AM
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The way the City of Decorah spends money would be slightly changed under a proposal
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  12:55 PM
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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah adds an Assistant Pastor
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  11:11 AM
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Northeast Iowa Community Based Dairy Foundation receives grant
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  11:32 AM
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New Minowa Players' fundraising campaign meets its goal
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  12:31 PM
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Gundersen Decorah Clinic doctor offers tips for a healthy heart
Posted: Sun, Feb 5, 2017  10:48 AM
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Local organization leaders meet with Volunteer Iowa representatives
Posted: Fri, Feb 3, 2017  10:24 AM
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Juan Tony Guzman named Weston Noble Endowed Chair in Music
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  1:48 PM
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Students are asked to review "Decorah High School Winter Events Expectations"
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  1:54 PM
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December revenues at Winneshiek Medical Center were up sharply
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  3:43 PM
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Luther College Woman's Club awarded the "Spirit of Luther" award
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  1:20 PM
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"Wear Red Day" raised awareness about heart disease among women
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  6:30 PM
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ArtHaus art exhibit features last year's "Emerging Artist" winner
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  6:28 PM
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Food and Fitness Open Gyms continue in February
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  6:26 PM
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'Who Do You Trust' art exhibit to be displayed at Luther College
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  6:20 PM
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Art exhibit at Luther College uses ears of corn
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  6:18 PM
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Bishop Elizabeth Eaton receives Honorary Degree and delivers Luther's Spring Convocation address
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  11:31 AM
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Decorah chapter of the "Indivisible" movement is organizing
Posted: Thu, Feb 2, 2017  1:48 PM
(Note: corrected date of Breitbach Town Hall) [Full Story]
"White Privilege: Let's Talk"
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  12:34 PM
"Dialogue and Dessert" in Decorah Thursday night on the subject [Full Story]
The City of Decorah is taking steps to remove trees affected by Emerald Ash Borer
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  12:07 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Senate File #2 will affect the Decorah Family Planning Clinic
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  2:39 PM
--by NEICAC Executive Director Mary Ann Humpal [Full Story]
January was wet and mild in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  4:53 PM
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Interest is strong in conducting a feasibility study of a fiber optic network in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  2:52 PM
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Northeast Iowa Community College will host the first annual Local Food and Farmers Market Summit
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  10:18 AM
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Iowa Commission on Volunteer Services wants to help people volunteer
Posted: Wed, Feb 1, 2017  9:34 AM
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