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UPDATE: Sheriff's Department warns of suspicious vehicle
Posted: Fri, Apr 18, 2014  6:57 AM
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TOP STORY: Murder trial scheduled for Decorah has been postponed
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:35 PM
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Special report: At one Decorah church, trips are "community immersions"
Posted: Fri, Apr 18, 2014  6:45 AM
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Community Easter Vigil Worship Service is Saturday
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:32 PM
Four churches sponsor evening event at Good Shepherd [Full Story]

Decorah and North Winneshiek students recognized by Old Creamery Theater
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:23 PM
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Decorah orchestra students selected for Honors Festival
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:17 PM
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Humane Society to host adoption event on Saturday
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:13 PM
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Friends of Decorah Parks seek help to dig garlic mustard on Saturday
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:11 PM
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Effigy Mounds begins week long celebration of National Parks Week
Posted: Thu, Apr 17, 2014  4:07 PM
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Good Friday to change garbage collection schedule
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:23 PM
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Recent News

Winneshiek Medical Center hires new Chief Medical Officer
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:04 PM
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"Largest Clean-Up Event Ever in Winneshiek County" planned for April 26th
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  6:11 PM
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Prescription drug drop off scheduled for April 26th
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  6:04 PM
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Special report: As Decorah churches send out people on mission trips, a discussion is being held about the proper way to do that
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:54 PM
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Park-Rec Board will discuss how to get public's feedback on proposed Community Center
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:50 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Community Rights movement is gaining national attention
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:44 PM
by Liz Rog of Decorah [Full Story]

Driftless Art Cooperative recognizes Decorah HS fine arts students
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  5:36 PM
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Wisconsin man dies in accident on Highway 150
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  8:08 AM
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Decorah woman injured in Dubuque accident
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  9:00 AM
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Special report: Luther students and Decorah woman return from trip to Haiti
Posted: Tue, Apr 15, 2014  5:40 PM
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Special Report: NICC students took a service trip to Boston
Posted: Tue, Apr 15, 2014  5:35 PM
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Paul Scott comment: As begins its 14th year...
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014  8:13 AM
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North Winneshiek School Board approves contract with teachers
Posted: Tue, Apr 15, 2014  5:29 PM
Also agrees to contract with Food & Fitness Coalition [Full Story]

Trout Unlimited chapter and Decorah Public Library launch partnership
Posted: Tue, Apr 15, 2014  5:12 PM
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There may be a 12-month moratorium in Decorah on R-3 high density residential developments
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:32 PM
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Wednesday night practices may be back at the Decorah Middle School
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:20 PM
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School District another step closer to solar installations
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:15 PM
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Decorah Planning & Zoning Commission endorses rewrite of city's zoning codes
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:29 PM
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North Winneshiek School Board approves 2014-2015 budget
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:25 PM
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Decorah School Board approves 2014-15 budget
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:13 PM
Tax rate goes down [Full Story]

Winneshiek Co-op and Fredericksburg Farmers Co-op to merge
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  10:39 AM
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Teacher contract packages authorized by School Board
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  9:08 PM
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Luther College students raise over $38,000 for the Children's Miracle Network
Posted: Mon, Apr 14, 2014  4:53 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks, Luther students!
Posted: Tue, Apr 15, 2014  4:48 PM
by John and Patti Bay of Decorah [Full Story]

Oneota Co-op has its best year ever
Posted: Sat, Apr 12, 2014  9:05 PM
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Special Report: Improving energy efficiency at Luther College--one light bulb at a time!
Posted: Sun, Apr 13, 2014  5:22 PM
[Full Story] special series: What veterans need to know about veterans cemeteries
Posted: Sun, Apr 13, 2014  5:12 PM
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Decorah Public LIbrary is celebrating National Library Week this week
Posted: Sun, Apr 13, 2014  2:38 PM
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Toys Go 'Round waives fines during National Library Week
Posted: Sun, Apr 13, 2014  2:35 PM
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Decorah Mayor Don Arendt signs proclamation for Arbor Day
Posted: Sun, Apr 13, 2014  7:03 AM
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Another Winneshiek County bridge gets closed
Posted: Fri, Apr 11, 2014  7:52 AM
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Would a partnership between Decorah Schools and Decorah Park-Rec make sense for a proposed community center?
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  9:40 PM
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$2.7 million U.S. Department of Labor grant will help train area high school students in high demand industry skills
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  9:30 PM
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Students at three Winneshiek County schools are getting a chance to improve their financial literacy
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  6:48 PM
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Parents learn about changes in school lunch menus
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  6:41 PM
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Decorah residents can get help with their spring yard work
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  6:20 PM
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Alliant Energy releases details of Tuesday night power outage
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  11:18 AM
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Chronic wasting disease found in wild Allamakee County deer
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  8:40 AM
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Decorah woman will change her plea on meth lab charges
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  9:08 AM
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Traffic stop leads to charges against a Decorah man
Posted: Thu, Apr 10, 2014  9:03 AM
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Burr Oak resident enters guilty pleas to three criminal charges
Posted: Wed, Apr 9, 2014  10:03 PM
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A big "Mobile Museum" is coming to Decorah
Posted: Wed, Apr 9, 2014  9:54 PM
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Luther College announces Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship winners
Posted: Wed, Apr 9, 2014  8:32 PM
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Open house at new "Art Deco" Carrie Lee Auditorium to be held Wednesday evening
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  1:36 PM
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Truck fire leads to charges
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  7:20 PM
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Keep running your faucet, City of Decorah advises
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  7:17 PM
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Decorah Street Department issues notice
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  7:08 PM
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Three bike racks will once again be put out in downtown Decorah
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  6:21 PM
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Several Decorah residents elected to leadership positions in area DAR
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  6:17 PM
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Chamber of Commerce members can save money by pre-registering for workshop on customer service
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  6:11 PM
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Construction project over, Decorah Library parking lot reopens
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  6:21 PM
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Decorah HS teams finish 7th and 10th at State Envirothon
Posted: Tue, Apr 8, 2014  2:21 PM
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How can the City of Decorah encourage housing construction?
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  6:38 PM
City council discusses the issue [Full Story]

City of Decorah announces that Yard Waste Site will open later this month
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  9:03 AM
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City council approves 2014 agreement with Winneshiek Farmers Market
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  6:34 PM
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Pulpit Rock Campground to open Tuesday
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  6:23 PM
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Why make plain Easter eggs?
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  5:59 PM
Registration ends Tuesday for NICC Calmar workshop on making Ukranian Easter eggs [Full Story]

The third Decorah bald eagle chick has hatched
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  2:00 PM
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Decorah teachers reach tentative agreement with school district
Posted: Mon, Apr 7, 2014  11:24 AM
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North Winneshiek School Board and teachers reach tentative contract agreement
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  10:23 AM
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If Peeps are here, can spring be far behind?
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  4:17 PM
[Full Story] special series: The Iowa Veterans Cemetery is big--but far away
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  3:50 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Do you have a calendar showing the days the flags will be put out downtown?"
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  3:41 PM
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And then there were two...eaglets
Posted: Sat, Apr 5, 2014  4:32 PM
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University of Iowa program announces collaboration with Winneshiek County and Decorah
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  10:16 AM
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Decorah 6th through 11th graders can now apply for ExCel grants
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  10:05 AM
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John Cline students enjoy reading at "Camp Read-a-Lot"
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  10:00 AM
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Decorah Chamber of Commerce is using videos to reach new residents
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  9:49 AM
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Luther's David Vasquez visits Capitol Hill to push for immigration reform
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  9:41 AM
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Gundersen's Stroke Clinic wins national award
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  9:37 AM
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This is National Public Health Week
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  9:32 AM
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Trail horse ride postponed until this fall
Posted: Sun, Apr 6, 2014  9:27 AM
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It's been that kind of winter!
Posted: Fri, Apr 4, 2014  7:56 AM
Pavement sinks on Iowa Avenue [Full Story]

Letter to the Editor:
Posted: Thu, Apr 3, 2014  6:57 PM
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Decorah FFA students honor retiring Decorah teacher Rick Twedt
Posted: Fri, Apr 4, 2014  8:56 AM
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Des Moines Register article publicizes Eaglecam
Posted: Fri, Apr 4, 2014  8:39 AM
Article written by Decorah resident [Full Story]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month being observed this month at Luther College
Posted: Thu, Apr 3, 2014  5:50 PM
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Vesterheim Museum has been named Silos and Smokestacks People's Choice
Posted: Thu, Apr 3, 2014  6:49 AM
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Victory lap
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:38 PM
Luther all-American swimmers are now back on campus [Full Story]

The "winter" of 2014, meaning November 1st through March 31st, was the 7th most severe
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:33 PM
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March weather in Decorah was 7 degrees colder than normal
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:28 PM
March 2014 ranks 10th on the list of 118 Marches [Full Story]

Ask Mr. Answer Person: "So, does Seed Savers need a conditional use permit for the concert that's coming up in May?"
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:14 PM
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Winneshiek officials are working on a hazard mitigation plan
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:08 PM
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Iowa State Patrol responds to accident involving Decorah teen
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  6:02 PM
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Upcoming workshop in Decorah will focus on "Food, Faith and Climate"
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  5:51 PM
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A busy three-month period for drug law enforcement
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  11:29 AM
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Owner of abandoned truck found, ticketed
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  11:25 AM
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Yes, we have a bald eaglet!
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  9:41 AM
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Decorah Police make another drug bust
Posted: Wed, Apr 2, 2014  7:39 AM
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Getting close to bald eagle hatching!
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  5:19 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "When will Cho Sun reopen?"
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  5:14 PM
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Three Decorah students recognized in creative writing contest
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  5:06 PM
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New music CD was recorded at the Seed Savers Barn
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  4:56 PM
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Registration deadline nearing for Decorah Easter Egg Hunt
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  4:49 PM
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Decorah Fire Department releases details of shed fire
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  1:36 PM
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UPDATED LISTING: Decorah High School music students do well at State Solo and Ensemble Contest
Posted: Tue, Apr 1, 2014  10:00 AM
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