TOP STORY: St. Benedict's Church will begin a $3 million addition
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Iowa National Heritage Foundation purchases property to help preserve trout streams in Winneshiek County
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Decorah Public Library wants to install new LED lighting
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  1:01 PM
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New season of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Ingredient" will feature Decorah chef Tom Skold
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  1:24 PM
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A dog park in Decorah? It will be discussed at Thursday's Park and Rec Board meeting
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:26 AM
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Indivisible Northeast Iowa hosting healthcare rally Thursday
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:24 AM
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Luther College's Beth Lynch named faculty research fellow
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:13 AM
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Letter to the Editor regarding State Representative Mike Bergan
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:06 AM
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Calmar resident wins the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce scholarship raffle
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:00 AM
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Decorah resident and NY Times best-selling author June Melby teaching at ArtHaus
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:32 AM
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Registration is open for "Preserving, Enhancing, and Promoting Northeast Iowa's Historical Treasures" workshops
Posted: Wed, Mar 22, 2017  9:17 AM
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Recent News

Bids opened on Highway 9 and Highway 52 intersection project
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  11:25 AM
Skyline Construction submits the apparent low bid [Full Story]
Decorah City Council takes several steps requested by the Municipal Utility group
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  8:18 PM
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Alliant Energy makes a pitch to remain the city's utility
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  10:06 PM
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Car hits garage. Garage collapses
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  11:48 AM
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Letter writing campaign aims to save Decorah's JC Penney's store
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  11:16 AM
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Decorah HS Envirothon teams do well
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  3:13 PM
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Letter to the Editor: I oppose an Iowa law that would change the enforcement of immigration laws
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2017  3:02 PM
--by Margaret Betteridge of Decorah [Full Story]
Lots of discussion about downtown elementary school site--with more discussion to follow
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  5:42 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Keep softball diamond as city property
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  5:15 PM
--by Dale Kittleson of Decorah [Full Story]
Hosting an Airbnb is a great way to meet people and earn extra income
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  12:42 PM
--second in a series of feature stories by's Becky Vande Lune [Full Story]
Restrictions on through truck traffic in Decorah get tabled for redrafting
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  7:15 PM
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Decorah's Tree Board Surveys Street Trees and Plans for Future Plantings
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  1:46 PM
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HomeDitty is a new way to experience live music at home
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  12:18 PM
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New Minowa Players wins awards at statewide conference
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  4:49 PM
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19 businesses recognized by Downtown Decorah Betterment Association
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  1:57 PM
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Chamber of Commerce's Ag Committee names two as "Friends in Agriculture."
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  1:48 PM
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Decorah Police say St. Patrick's Day Special Traffic Enforcement Program yielded results
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  11:46 AM
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Tickets available for New Minowa Players' spring show
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  9:36 AM
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NICC President Dr. Liang Chee Wee: "My Immigrant Experience"
Posted: Sun, Mar 19, 2017  1:00 PM
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Is "The Age of Amazon Prime" increasing the amount of cardboard boxes in this area? It doesn't appear so
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  11:35 AM
[Full Story] feature: Airbnb is a popular online site for Decorah homeowners and travelers
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  10:45 AM
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Pulpit Rock Brewing Company beer makes the "Elite Eight" of the Des Moines Register's "Beer Brackets"
Posted: Sun, Mar 19, 2017  12:51 PM
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Luther College names new dean for institutional equity and inclusion
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  10:47 AM
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Decorah FFA member Blake Courtney elected to leadership post
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  10:42 AM
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RSVP seeking volunteers who would work in case of a disaster
Posted: Mon, Mar 20, 2017  10:36 AM
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Decorah JC Penney store to close
Posted: Fri, Mar 17, 2017  9:19 AM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office makes two arrests
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  9:44 AM
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Luther IT department selling used computer equipment
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  9:41 AM
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Rear-end collision results in charges
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  11:37 AM
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Three South Winneshiek FFA members have qualified for State
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  5:20 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Every person has inherent worth and dignity
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  3:19 PM
by the Northeast Iowa Unitarian Universalists [Full Story]
Decorah FFA is sending three entries to State
Posted: Fri, Mar 17, 2017  8:52 AM
[Full Story] feature: This Harper's Ferry resident spent his career working with the CIA and FBI
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2017  12:15 PM
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Drug dog performs search at Decorah High School
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  3:13 PM
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Two Nashville songwriters will give a benefit concert in Decorah April 1st
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  10:47 AM
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Winneshiek County supervisors will be asked to endorse new state legislation to fund the Iowa Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Fund
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  9:37 AM
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Letter to the Editor: Ossian resident Mark Zweibohmer thanks the public for their support
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  10:58 AM
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Two Luther College students have been named "Peace Scholars"
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  9:53 AM
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NICC has been recognized for its on-line learning offerings
Posted: Wed, Mar 15, 2017  2:13 PM
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Luther College takes steps to help its Muslim students affected by the travel ban
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  5:16 PM
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Food pantry leaders are excited about the response to their appeal for help
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:55 PM
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Two Decorah women arrested in separate incidents
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:50 PM
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State grant will help pay for projects at Lake Meyer
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:47 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: What's up with the traffic lights at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Highway 9?"
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:43 PM
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Luther panel will meet Wednesday to discuss how to meet the needs of students from all kinds of backgrounds
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:38 PM
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Bee hives in the new Neste Valley recreational area? Probably not!
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  4:29 PM
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Ridgeway man arrested on sexual abuse charge
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  1:32 PM
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Four Decorah HS speech students chosen for All-State
Posted: Tue, Mar 14, 2017  11:06 AM
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Students' lunch with local law enforcement officers is a hit
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  1:48 PM
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2017-18 calendar set for Decorah Schools
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  8:52 PM
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"Peanut butter 'substitute meal' does not embarrass students"
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  8:49 PM
Current policy will remain in place [Full Story]
Public hearing for Decorah Schools 2017-18 budget set
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  8:44 PM
Tax rate will drop significantly [Full Story]
Winneshiek County elected officials will get 3 percent pay raises
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  4:19 PM
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Winneshiek County Board approves 2017-2018 budget
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  2:22 PM
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Weekend accident caused $15,000 in damages
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  1:23 PM
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Decorah PTO Spell-a-Thon is getting underway
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  3:59 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "I am stunned" by my property tax increase
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  10:53 AM
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20 Division I ratings at State for Decorah HS speech students
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  9:47 AM
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Citizens group is exploring a municipal electric utility in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  9:11 AM
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"100 plus Women Who Care" Decorah chapter will have its first meeting soon
Posted: Sun, Mar 12, 2017  5:17 PM
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Decorah Police make drunk driving arrest
Posted: Sun, Mar 12, 2017  5:23 PM
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first on West Side School might be part of the negotiations between Decorah Schools and the City of Decorah
Posted: Sun, Mar 12, 2017  11:37 AM
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"Muslims in Decorah"--a Decorah church makes plans for Ramadan meals
Posted: Sun, Mar 12, 2017  11:28 AM
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Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity seeks partner family for Ridgeway project
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  12:29 PM
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State Senator Michael Breitbach says he is receiving over 1,000 e-mails some days
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  4:35 PM
But tells the public to keep e-mailing [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What are we doing to make sure there are enough employees in Decorah?"
Posted: Mon, Mar 13, 2017  4:30 PM
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Ridgeway man arrested on sexual abuse warrant
Posted: Fri, Mar 10, 2017  12:19 PM
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Decorah police make late night arrest
Posted: Fri, Mar 10, 2017  10:19 AM
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Decorah WILL be a RAGBRAI pass-through town
Posted: Fri, Mar 10, 2017  8:11 AM
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RAGBRAI route will NOT pass through Ridgeway, Spillville and Calmar
Posted: Fri, Mar 10, 2017  8:26 AM
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first on Softball diamond location for new elementary school is back in play
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2017  4:31 PM
--by's Paul Scott and Bob Felde [Full Story]
"Our refugee system is failing. Here's how we can fix it" - Oxford Professor Alexander Betts shares his suggestions
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2017  2:42 PM
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ANALYSIS: Decorah Police have 39 untested sexual assault evidence kits. Here's why
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2017  4:22 PM
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Luther College Giving Day brings in over half a million dollars in donations to the college
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  11:55 AM
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Rally in Decorah Thursday promotes affordable health care
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2017  4:54 PM
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first on Low bid on new 9-1-1 tower is $544,544
Posted: Thu, Mar 9, 2017  7:39 AM
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Expedia has named Decorah the "Most Beautiful Town" in Iowa
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  2:52 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What's with all this weird weather?"
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  2:31 PM
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CFS students make handmade cards for hospital patients
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  2:19 PM
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Decorah Lions Club's annual Easter pie sale has begun
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  1:48 PM
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Girl Scout week is March 12th--March 18th
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  1:33 PM
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Service project honors local law enforcement
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  1:00 PM
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Traffic accident causes $3,000 in damages
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  11:18 AM
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"Spamalot" auditions will be held next week
Posted: Wed, Mar 8, 2017  10:26 AM
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New procedures go into effect regarding public meeting notifications for the City of Decorah
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:53 PM
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Luther College Regent Dr. Michael Osterholm has not one, but two new books
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:33 PM
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Fort Atkinson man arrested on drug charges
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  9:51 AM
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Letter to the Editor: "Own it, Mike Breitbach"
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:47 PM
--by Winneshiek County Democratic Party Chair Matt Tapscott [Full Story]
Calmar woman arrested on drug charges
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:31 PM
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Dunning's Springs Bridge will cost an extra $20,000
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:21 PM
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Two new attorneys hired by Decorah law firm
Posted: Tue, Mar 7, 2017  5:05 PM
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Decorah city budget gets approved with no public comment
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  6:15 PM
City will spend $10.8 million in 2017-2018 [Full Story]
Decorah City Council passes statement in support of Muslims
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  6:06 PM
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Decorah's "Boulevard Tree Voucher" will be increased
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  6:25 PM
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Dead bald eagle found in southern part of the county
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  3:53 PM
Law enforcement officers are asking the public for information [Full Story]
Hog confinement operation public hearing draws testimony from both sides
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  2:31 PM
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Decorah Police Department made multiple arrests on Saturday
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  12:13 PM
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South Winneshiek Future Farmers of America members qualify for a district contest
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  11:37 AM
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DMS and DHS student athletes perform well at District Special Olympics
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  11:23 AM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office reports an arrest over the weekend
Posted: Mon, Mar 6, 2017  10:44 AM
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Breitbach: Senate File 2 did not cause the closing of the NEICAC Family Planning Clinic in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Mar 5, 2017  5:06 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Access to family planning isn't the same as access to affordable family planning.
Posted: Sun, Mar 5, 2017  5:01 PM
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North Winneshiek board sets 2017-2018 school calendar
Posted: Sun, Mar 5, 2017  5:09 PM
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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  1:32 PM
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Libertarian Party of Iowa has obtained official political party status
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  11:57 AM
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New Minowa Players looking for people to direct upcoming plays
Posted: Sun, Mar 5, 2017  4:30 PM
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Extension Office offering herd management workshop this week
Posted: Sun, Mar 5, 2017  4:28 PM
Registration suggested today [Full Story]
Two citations issued following a two-vehicle crash
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  12:57 PM
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Cresco man arrested by Decorah Police Department
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  12:21 PM
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Decorah Police investigation leads to charges
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  11:18 AM
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Decorah high school students share their thoughts on earning banners for large group speech
Posted: Fri, Mar 3, 2017  11:08 AM
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First Lutheran Church in Decorah has joined Good Shepherd Lutheran, and the Luther College Student Congregation as a "reconciling" congregation
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  1:31 PM
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Decorah Middle School student Simon Kutz wins the school-wide National Geography Bee
Posted: Thu, Mar 2, 2017  9:46 AM
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"The winter that wasn't!" Decorah meteorologist Richard Bernatz says February 2017 was the 3rd warmest out of the last 124 Februarys
Posted: Thu, Mar 2, 2017  8:52 AM
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Decorah Telecommunications Utility Board is on track for an April hiring of a feasibility study consultant
Posted: Thu, Mar 2, 2017  8:41 AM
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What's next for clients of NEICAC's Family Planning Clinic?
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  2:12 PM
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State Senator Michael Breitbach says there will be other family planning options available in the Decorah area
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  2:21 PM
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Website: Decorah is one of Iowa's ten safest cities
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  11:55 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for the 5th time
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  5:32 PM
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Next year's Winneshiek Medical Center budget has a familiar look
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  5:22 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Don't build an elementary school on Anderson Prairie
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  9:55 AM
--by Sharon Rossman of Decorah [Full Story]
Associated Press and the Des Moines Register say Middle East refugees have resettled in Decorah and Postville
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  9:07 AM
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New Albin man arrested by Winneshiek County Sheriff's Deputies
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  1:11 PM
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Work on the Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity house is nearing completion
Posted: Wed, Mar 1, 2017  12:03 PM
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