UPDATE: Winneshiek Medical Center names new Chief Nursing Officer
Posted: Mon, Nov 24, 2014  8:29 AM
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TOP STORY: Groundbreaking ceremony is Monday for Freeport trail extension
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  1:38 PM
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Frankville residents will get a chance Monday to discuss the status of their water project
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  1:34 PM
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Thanksgiving travel by car expected to increase
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  1:28 PM
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Special Traffic Enforcement Program will start Monday
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  1:19 PM
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Let the City of Decorah know your concerns about stormwater runoff
Posted: Mon, Nov 24, 2014  6:19 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What Decorah restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day?"
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  12:53 PM
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Parking lot for soccer fields to expand for next year
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  12:48 PM
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NICC Calmar to hold Open House Monday for EMS simulation unit
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  12:45 PM
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11 FFA students from South Winneshiek and Turkey Valley attended the 2014 FFA National Convention
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  12:36 PM
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PFLAG to meet Monday night
Posted: Sun, Nov 23, 2014  12:32 PM
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Luther College Jazz Orchestra to perform Sunday
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  8:41 PM
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Recent News

New slide could be installed at the Decorah Swimming Pool next September
Posted: Fri, Nov 21, 2014  9:11 AM
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Volunteers spent 193 hours working at the City Butterfly Garden during 2014
Posted: Fri, Nov 21, 2014  9:07 AM
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Two-vehicle accident causes $2,500 in damages
Posted: Fri, Nov 21, 2014  9:02 AM
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Decorah Historic Preservation Commission adds three members
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  8:56 PM
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Jeanie Lovell recognized by fundraising professionals group
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  8:54 PM
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Bill Bryson book discussion scheduled
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  8:53 PM
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Community Action names new Transit Program Director
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  8:50 PM
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Luther College says tickets are still available for two performances of "Christmas at Luther"
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  2:53 PM
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Decorah Middle School Mock Trial Team does well at state competition
Posted: Thu, Nov 20, 2014  2:34 PM
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This might be a good Holiday Shopping season--for a slightly surprising reason
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  2:25 PM
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Decorah's Holiday Open House starts Thursday, runs through Sunday
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  2:13 PM
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County Health Department to hold extended hours Thursday for flu shots
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  4:07 PM
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November is National Hospice Care MOnth
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  1:57 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Bob Wilson of Decorah on No Child Left Behind
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  1:52 PM
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Three generations of flying
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:33 PM
The Connell family of eastern Iowa has been given a number of recognitions recently [Full Story]

Want money from Winneshiek County? Now's the time to make your wishes known
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:21 PM
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Entries sought for Decorah Holiday Parade
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:27 PM
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Two-vehicle accident does $9,000 in damages
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:23 PM
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The Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department has given intruder response traing to 90 NICC staffers
Posted: Wed, Nov 19, 2014  8:32 AM
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Oneota Historic Future Alliance pays Winneshiek County another $1,500
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:11 PM
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Luther College hires new Human Resources Director
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  5:07 PM
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Five mental health programs receive grants from Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  2:52 PM
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Winneshiek County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  2:45 PM
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Rehearsals beginning for Decorah choir that will perform on Norwegian television
Posted: Tue, Nov 18, 2014  2:41 PM
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Decorah City Council approves remodeling of Country Inn & Suites
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  8:13 PM
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Ask Mr. School Answer Person: "Is the "School In Need of Assistance" designation for Decorah Schools really a big deal?"
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  4:20 PM
(The answer is YES, but maybe not for the reasons you think.) [Full Story]

Decorah Police are looking for a hit and run driver
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  8:09 PM
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Change in Decorah ordinances will now allow woodland fires
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  8:04 PM
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"Dero Zap" could encourage bike riding in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  7:53 PM
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City of Decorah will no longer pick up leaves this fall
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  5:31 PM
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Decorah Public Library is beginning "iPad Roundtable"
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  5:28 PM
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Horse sculpture will be raffled
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  5:22 PM
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Turkey Valley Schools releases first quarter honor roll
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  1:54 PM
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Decorah HS named to AP Honor Roll
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  6:16 AM
One of just 547 nationally to earn the honor [Full Story]

Decorah man killed in one-vehicle traffic accident
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  11:40 AM
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Ask Mr. School Answer Person: How does Decorah, one of the highest ranked school districts in the state, get John Cline School labeled as a SINA (School in Need of Assistance)?
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  7:28 PM
Some of the answers may surprise you. [Full Story]

The public gets its chance to talk about flooding and stormwater issues with University of Iowa researchers
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  9:07 PM
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In a month with a lot of car-deer accidents, this one was unique
Posted: Mon, Nov 17, 2014  6:09 AM
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Tour of energy projects shows Decorah's leadership in the field
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  9:01 PM
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Vesterheim Director Steve Johnson announces plans to retire
Posted: Fri, Nov 14, 2014  3:12 PM
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Decorah Police handle four weekend traffic accidents
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  9:44 PM
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Oneota Co-op raises $3,200 for local food pantries
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  2:23 PM
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United Way is seeking board members
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  11:54 AM
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Humane Society seeking volunteers
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  11:57 AM
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Wild turkeys are doing well in Winneshiek County, says Winneshiek County Conservation Board employee
Posted: Sun, Nov 16, 2014  11:43 AM
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Luther is beginning to take pre-orders for its "Christmas at Luther 2014" CD
Posted: Sat, Nov 15, 2014  4:05 PM
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Medical Center receives hospice grant from riders
Posted: Thu, Nov 13, 2014  5:22 PM
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Courthouse employees receive safety training
Posted: Wed, Nov 12, 2014  5:55 PM
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Tax Abatement: Some figures to assess potential results
Posted: Wed, Nov 12, 2014  5:43 PM
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DHS variety show to run Thursday thru Saturday; tickets now on sale
Posted: Wed, Nov 12, 2014  5:41 PM
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Luther College begins performances of 'In the Next Room'
Posted: Wed, Nov 12, 2014  5:39 PM
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Looking for a home, East Side School bricks are ready to be moved
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:50 PM
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Luther College graduate sworn in as Dunn County, Wisconsin District Attorney
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  4:09 PM
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Luther College swimmers raise money in swimathon
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  9:56 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center recognizes veterans
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:44 PM
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Decorah Middle School Mock Trial team advances to state tournament
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:36 PM
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North Winneshiek School Board approves 2014 audit
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:33 PM
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Decorah family donates to NICC's fund drive
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:30 PM
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Historic reenactors visit members of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  3:25 PM
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Holiday Lights, Magical Nights display is ready
Posted: Tue, Nov 11, 2014  9:26 AM
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Decorah School Board hears about response to listing as a "School in Need of Assistance"
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  8:24 PM
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Freeport Trail and River Road project is a "go"
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  11:12 AM
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Decorah School District enrollment remains stable
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  8:27 PM
Future numbers look favorable [Full Story]

North Winneshiek School Board discuss the future of the school district
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  8:40 PM
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Cash for (bus) clunkers?
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  8:25 PM
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Sheriff's Department issues report on October 24th traffic accident
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  2:45 PM
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Weekend accident causes $6,500 in damages
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  11:07 AM
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Canvass of Winneshiek County votes shows little change
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  6:06 PM
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Three township trustees selected--by drawing slips of paper
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  5:59 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: Do Decorah restaurant give discounts to veterans on Veterans Day?
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  5:45 PM
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"Project Care" receives support from Thrivent Financial
Posted: Mon, Nov 10, 2014  5:28 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Decorah choir members to appear on Norwegian TV
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:46 PM
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Raptor Resource's Bob Anderson receives DAR award
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:55 PM
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More thoughts on the political process
Posted: Fri, Nov 7, 2014  2:08 PM
editorial by decorahnews.com reporter Bob Felde [Full Story]

Gas prices continue to fall in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:34 PM
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New Nordic Fest Board of Directors named
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:11 PM
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A & J Petersburg donates to NICC
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:06 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Thanks, Decorah Bank, for donating to NICC
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:03 PM
by John Carver of Decorah [Full Story]

Winneshiek County seeking volunteers to serve on county commissions
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  6:00 PM
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Ronald Mc Donald Charities donates to Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  5:49 PM
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NICC Calmar to offer continuing education classes for realtors this week
Posted: Sun, Nov 9, 2014  5:16 PM
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Edwards concedes House District 55 election to Branhagen
Posted: Fri, Nov 7, 2014  10:30 AM
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Big plans for the Decorah Airport
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  1:08 PM
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Decorah Police are raising money for the American Cancer Society by taking part in
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  1:16 PM
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Iowa Hospital Association recognizes Decorah native Keri Sersland as a
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  8:14 PM
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Decorah motorist strikes pedestrian
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  8:23 PM
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Paul Scott comment: Here's what happens when corporations are allowed to spend money on political campaigns
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  1:34 PM
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Decorah Bank & Trust Co. and Cresco Bank & Trust Co. makes major gift to NICC
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  8:09 PM
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Luther Athletes Serving Others sponsoring Thanksgiving food drive
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  7:48 PM
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North Winneshiek releases honor roll
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  7:43 PM
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South Winneshiek FFA members attend
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  7:41 PM
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Black bears in Decorah?
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  1:53 PM
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Charges filed in accident that blocked HIghway 9 for 45 minutes
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  8:25 AM
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Over 50 car-deer accidents in Winneshiek County since October 1st
Posted: Wed, Nov 5, 2014  8:02 PM
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Tuesday was a good day for local Republicans
Posted: Wed, Nov 5, 2014  7:55 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center's financial picture is "significantly above last year"
Posted: Wed, Nov 5, 2014  7:51 PM
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New movie will be shot in...Lansing, Iowa?
Posted: Wed, Nov 5, 2014  7:47 PM
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9:20AM WED: Is a recount coming in House District 55?
Posted: Wed, Nov 5, 2014  9:21 AM
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Final, unofficial Winneshiek County vote totals
Posted: Thu, Nov 6, 2014  1:56 PM
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10:40PM: Darrel Branhagen has won a State Assembly seat by 31 votes
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  10:40 PM
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10:30PM: John Beard wins race for District 1 Supervisor
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  10:29 PM
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10:05PM: Floyd Ashbacher wins re-election
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  10:05 PM
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9:10PM: Polls closed; turnout is heavy
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  9:10 PM
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With the election over, it's time to clean up!
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  7:37 PM
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October was wetter, slightly cooler than normal in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  10:49 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center says it is ready to handle Ebola patients
Posted: Tue, Nov 4, 2014  7:32 PM
But stresses it has NOT had any such patients [Full Story]

City of Decorah's tax abatement program will go into effect soon
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  7:46 PM
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Construction on Freeport extension of Trout Run Trail delayed another week
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  11:34 AM
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Five year street plan for City of Decorah targets Locust Road
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  7:31 PM
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Suggestion made to change the way the County Planning & Zoning Commission operates
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  11:37 AM
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The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines awards $15,000 grant to Decorah Bank & Trust
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  2:26 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Continuing the debate on the First Amendment and campaign financing
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  2:24 PM
by Karl Knudson of Decorah [Full Story]

Humane Society is looking for a Director
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  2:19 PM
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Letter to the Editor: What negative ads say about the candidate
Posted: Mon, Nov 3, 2014  8:16 AM
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Decorah girls cross country team wins third straight state title
Posted: Sun, Nov 2, 2014  7:24 AM
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Harkin: Des Moines Register poll got it wrong
Posted: Sun, Nov 2, 2014  2:14 PM
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Braley on Ernst: "The differences between us couldn't be greater"
Posted: Sun, Nov 2, 2014  2:09 PM
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Decorah Library to sponsor discussion of the book "Blessed are the Crazy"
Posted: Sun, Nov 2, 2014  7:03 AM
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Mental illness group to sponsor training class
Posted: Sun, Nov 2, 2014  7:12 AM
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NICC to offer Decorah class on "Meditation for Beginners"
Posted: Sat, Nov 1, 2014  9:20 PM
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