TOP STORY: Gundersen Health Systems, Palmer Lutheran Hospital announce new arrangement
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  2:32 PM
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Decorah City Council will be asked to approve bid for new bridge at Dunning's Springs
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  4:49 PM
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City Personnel Committee recommends five appointments to Communications Utility Board
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  8:19 AM
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River forecasting service has now started at the river gauge at Bluffton
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  4:43 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What is the Iowa Prayer Caucus Network?"
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  2:00 PM
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Garbage collection schedules will be affected by July 4th holiday
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  1:57 PM
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Friday is the deadline to pre-order Nordic Fest's 50th anniversary book
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  1:50 PM
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Northeast Iowa bike blogger to speak Thursday
Posted: Wed, Jun 29, 2016  11:34 AM
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Some Luther students struggling to get exemption for off-campus living
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2016  12:16 PM
--by decorahnews.com's Steve Peterson [Full Story]
Bible reading at Winneshiek County Courthouse through this week
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2016  11:10 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Why is the Bible reading being allowed on the Courthouse property?"
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2016  2:45 PM
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West Union resident named 2016 EARL Public Transit Driver of the Year
Posted: Tue, Jun 28, 2016  11:32 AM
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Decorah couple's plans to build a replica of Kinnick Stadium are now drawing national attention
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  1:29 PM
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A look at the floor plan for the "Kinnick Home"
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  1:53 PM
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County Board accepts the resignation of the County/City IT Director
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  11:30 AM
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Sheriff's Department makes three separate arrests
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  11:53 AM
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Reconstructing North Winn Road is "probably" a three-year project
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  11:45 AM
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Lutheran Summer Music program in full swing at Luther
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  11:59 AM
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Decorah man ticketed in rollover accident Monday morning at River and Water Streets
Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016  8:01 AM
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Luther Off-Campus Housing: Renters say students most affected by change
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2016  6:49 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Get our priorities straight with firefighter pay
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2016  5:29 PM
--by Pat Ward of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Many "new" stores sought by the public in Decorah are already in operation
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2016  5:22 PM
By Jessica Tanski [Full Story]
Decorah Police handle an accident and make two arrests over the weekend
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2016  5:13 PM
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Sales of concrete pots are benefitting WMC Home Health and Hospice
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2016  5:06 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Does Decorah have a list of its priorities for street projects?"
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  4:33 PM
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Decorah woman saves animals with the help of HSNEI
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  2:20 PM
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Copies of discussion book now available at Decorah Public Library
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  12:40 PM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff Dan Marx takes part in a Gun Sense Community Conversation
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  11:17 AM
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Local crops doing well despite dry conditions
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  12:52 PM
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Former Allamakee County resident arrested by Winneshiek County authorities on charges of violating his Iowa Sexual Predator Registry rules
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  1:40 PM
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Decorah Airport has a new flag pole
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  2:51 PM
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Copies of History Book Group's book available now
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  12:35 PM
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COMMENT: Decorah City Council member Andy Carlson has the right suggestion about the city department head wage study
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2016  8:13 AM
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2016 Winneshiek County Fair Queen candidates announced
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2016  4:25 PM
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Decorah resident wants to build a replica of Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2016  2:56 PM
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Iowa Department of Transportation opens bids on two Winneshiek County bridge projects
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2016  3:49 PM
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Ribbon cutting held for new sports store in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2016  4:43 PM
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Nordic Dancers are holding a quilt raffle
Posted: Wed, Jun 22, 2016  12:01 AM
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Letter to the Editor: Please don't sell city property to the Decorah School District
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  4:07 PM
--by Shirley Vermace of Decorah [Full Story]
Local funding will keep Turkey River gauge at Spillville in operation
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  3:34 PM
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New subdivision in Decorah proposed
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  2:15 PM
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Many applicants for new Communications Utility Board
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  11:10 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Will the Lower Dam on the Upper Iowa River ever become more of a tourist attraction?"
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  10:42 AM
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Quilts of Valor delivers 12 quilts to veterans
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  11:29 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What is happening around the water treatment facility by Freeport?"
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  10:59 AM
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City's Personnel Committee wants administrator salaries to be in the 60th percentile
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  8:35 AM
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Decorah Fire Department wants to buy a $900,000 aerial ladder truck from Indianola
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  8:32 PM
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Shared staffing agreements with North Winneshiek School have been approved by the Decorah Community School Board
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  9:03 PM
Savings to happen as result of shared principal [Full Story]
Will the City of Decorah sell property to the Decorah Community School District?
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  9:01 PM
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County/City IT Director has resigned
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2016  8:30 AM
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Decorah School Board approves resolution of intent on expanded North Winneshiek Whole Grade Sharing
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  8:59 PM
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Some instruction fees will increase at Decorah schools
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  8:57 PM
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Issue involving overtime for Decorah Fire Department full-time drivers may be resolved
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  8:24 PM
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Decorah City Council votes to approve increase to water and sewer rates
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  6:48 PM
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North Winn Road resurfacing costs concern Winneshiek County officials
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  5:10 PM
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New brochure highlights Driftless Region motorcycle routes
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  10:30 AM
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Winneshiek County FFA and 4H kids participate in Clothing, Foods and Communications Day
Posted: Mon, Jun 20, 2016  2:20 PM
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Study of salary levels for city employees could look at salaries in 15 other Iowa cities
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 2016  2:48 PM
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"What kinds of businesses would people like to see in downtown Decorah?" (Results)
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  11:27 AM
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Local Marine recruits holding weekly workouts
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  10:26 AM
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"What kinds of businesses would people like to see in downtown Decorah?" (Some comments)
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  11:29 AM
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Time magazine highlights Luther College professor's studies on forgiveness
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  9:43 AM
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Decorah man arrested on public intoxication charge
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 2016  2:04 PM
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Seed Savers Exchange conference announces speakers
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  11:06 AM
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Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity is also helping to build houses in Guatemala
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 2016  1:56 PM
Funds given to the international program resulted in 41 new houses [Full Story]
The Great Strides Benefit Horse Show rescheduled
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  11:32 AM
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Decorah Lutheran Church's Vacation Bible School united 7th graders and Wellington Place residents
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 2016  1:51 PM
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North Winneshiek School Board takes steps toward a sharing agreement with Decorah
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  8:35 AM
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Winneshiek County Relay for Life brings in at least $40,000
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  8:32 AM
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Cresco man and woman arrested on Winneshiek County theft charges
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  8:25 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Is there a schedule for regular maintenance of the alleyways in Decorah?"
Posted: Wed, Jun 15, 2016  11:15 AM
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Construction in process on east wall of Locust School
Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2016  12:27 PM
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Construction project leads to Winneshiek County road closing
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2016  9:01 AM
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Emerald Ash Borer: Killed trees confirmed this summer
Posted: Wed, Jun 15, 2016  1:04 PM
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Construction has begun on new softball and baseball diamonds and stands at Luther College
Posted: Wed, Jun 15, 2016  11:38 AM
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Spillville woman ticketed following accident on Montgomery Street
Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2016  3:02 PM
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Survey says, "Keep the Winneshiek County logo"
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  4:34 PM
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"What types of businesses does downtown Decorah need to recruit?"
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  4:44 PM
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Lime Springs man accused of bringing narcotics to the Winneshiek County Jail
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  4:24 PM
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Wheels to Work program helps people like one Decorah woman
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  1:41 PM
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Burr Oak and Frankville getting free warning sirens
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  1:58 PM
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Winner of swimming pool painting raffle named
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  4:18 PM
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Farmers Market coupons now available through NE Iowa Area Agency on Aging
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2016  1:38 PM
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Bruening Rock Products named top 100 producer in the United States
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  5:36 PM
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After a good year financially, Luther College prepares for a tighter budget next school year
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  4:54 PM
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What's the best way to predict flooding on the Turkey River?
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  4:43 PM
County supervisors discuss the issue [Full Story]
Frankville Water District is up and running
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  11:38 AM
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Winneshiek County Fair now has a disaster plan
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  1:23 PM
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Castalia woman arrested for harassment
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  1:21 PM
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WMT Tractorcade pays a visit to Winneshiek County
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  5:21 PM
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Tuesday primary election results have changed--by five votes!
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  5:12 PM
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Applications for work are being accepted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps and Winnesheik Energy District
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  11:22 AM
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Prints by John K. Hall on display at Luther this summer
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  11:00 AM
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decorahnews.com feature: Decorah's newest (and youngest) police officer: Casey Smith
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2016  7:04 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Is this racist?"
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:55 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Has a City of Decorah supervisor ever left his or her job because of low wages?"
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:48 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Do you know the purpose of the purple ribbons around town?"
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:44 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What is the difference between "operating under the influence" and "operating while intoxicated"?
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:31 PM
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Trial scheduled for July for Decorah man arrested near Crossroads Academy
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:28 PM
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Two separate weekend traffic stops lead to arrests
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  7:08 PM
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New information avalable at Sheriff's Department's webpages
Posted: Sun, Jun 12, 2016  6:51 PM
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Construction has begun on Topping Goliath's new brewery
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  5:06 PM
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Toppling Goliath reaches agreement with Wisconsin brewer to produce TG beer there
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  2:47 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Don't shoot the messenger over Decorah Fire Department overtime issue
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  11:40 AM
by Crystal Harrell of Decorah [Full Story]
Tour promotes maintaining Iowa's sustainable agricultural land
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  12:44 PM
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AmeriCorps members needed for Northeast Iowa school work
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  12:29 PM
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Decorah man arrested for second offense drunk driving
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2016  9:42 AM
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Upper Iowa River Watershed will get $4 million for water improvement projects
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  5:24 PM
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"Stop" means "stop" at Old Steyer Bridge repair project
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  10:53 AM
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City and Fair Board discussing Trout Run Trail right-of-way
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  10:39 AM
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Airport hangar construction to move forward--despite FAA funding hangups
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  10:49 AM
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31 tickets issued during Decorah Police Department's Special Traffic Enforcement Program
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  2:32 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Misguided priorities at work at City Hall
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  2:25 PM
--by Rick Valley of Decorah [Full Story]
New contemporary folk art exhibit opens at Vesterheim
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2016  10:41 AM
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Logsdon, Askelson win county supervisor primaries
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  10:50 PM
Bergan and Ritter win State Representative primaries [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What's new with the Fairfield hotel project?"
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  2:36 PM
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Two vehicle accident on Highway 9 does $9,000 in damages
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  3:32 PM
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"Kids Lunch Club" starts for summer
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  12:15 PM
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Mumps continues to be found in Winneshiek County
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  12:08 PM
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Mc Gregor man arrested on drug charges in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  11:26 AM
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"Dog Tales" kicks off at Decorah LIbrary
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  12:02 PM
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Daughters of the American Revolution members get a tour of the Porter House
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  10:59 AM
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Lots of discussion--but not much progress--on school district's desire to buy the downtown softball field property
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  8:35 AM
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Decorah firefighters upset about memo from City Manager
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2016  6:21 AM
Memo bans overtime for three full-time firefighters [Full Story]
Highway 52 construction will continue into July
Posted: Mon, Jun 6, 2016  11:24 AM
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"Community Health Needs Assessment" completed
Posted: Mon, Jun 6, 2016  1:58 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Refresh our memory about Neste Valley"
Posted: Mon, Jun 6, 2016  2:18 PM
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Winneshiek County Dairy Promoters honor first baby born in June at Winneshiek Medical Center.
Posted: Mon, Jun 6, 2016  1:43 PM
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Fund drive launched for Neste Valley project
Posted: Sun, Jun 5, 2016  8:45 PM
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Empty Bowls gives away $9,500 to local food-related programs
Posted: Sun, Jun 5, 2016  8:05 PM
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Changes in the works for Decorah's Fourth of July observance
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  9:16 AM
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Michael Luick-Thrams: America can take lessons from Germany's immigration policies
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  1:15 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center offers produce coupons to seniors
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  10:54 AM
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"Women on the Water" is this weekend
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  10:21 AM
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"Cutest Baby" contest will raise funds for Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  9:47 AM
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Master Gardener summer webinar series starting soon
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2016  9:23 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center now has contracts with all three Medicaid MCOs
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2016  2:50 PM
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Hospital parking lot to get an upgrade
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2016  2:47 PM
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Dragonfly Books begins Saturday story times
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2016  10:57 AM
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May was another warm and dry month in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2016  9:33 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center named one of the 20 top Critical Access Hospitals in the United States
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  9:44 PM
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Visitors Bureau hosts "twitter chat" with Midwest Travel Bloggers
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  12:33 PM
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Finances remain strong at Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  9:51 PM
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Remodeled WMC Mabel Clinic to reopen Monday
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  9:56 PM
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Work will begin this summer on repaving County A-46
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  1:30 PM
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Sheriff's Deputy recognized by Turkey Valley Schools
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  4:46 PM
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Depot Outlet presents grant to Quilts of Valor
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  4:39 PM
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Winneshiek County Democrats to host open office hours starting Thursday
Posted: Wed, Jun 1, 2016  1:14 PM
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