UPDATE: U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley to visit Decorah Sunday morning
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  6:03 PM
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UPDATE: Congressional candidate Rod Blum, Congressman Tom Latham visit Decorah
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  10:57 AM
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Absentee balloting still available
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:48 PM
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(It's the toughest question yet for Mr. Answer Person: "How does Daylight Saving Time save energy?")
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:44 PM
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It's the easiest question yet for Mr. Answer Person: "What about the Winneshiek County Republican Party's elephant statue?"
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  8:22 AM
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Two fitness-related businesses move to new site
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:22 PM
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Albino raccoon spotted by Highlandville‏
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:40 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Won't be supporting Joni Ernst
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  7:48 AM
by Jodi Enos-Berlage of Ridgeway [Full Story]

Letter to the Editor: Republicans want private ownership of public lands
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  7:53 AM
by Steve Matter of Decorah [Full Story]

Letter to the Editor: Response to Jim Dale and Karl Knudson
Posted: Fri, Oct 31, 2014  8:34 AM
by Jonathon Struve of Decorah [Full Story]

Harvest Festival and Sweet Swap to be held Saturday
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:35 PM
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Count Dracula to perform Halloween organ recital
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:31 PM
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Trunk or Treat
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:29 PM
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"Tour For The Cure" fundraiser Saturday at Inwood features Motown music and dining
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:27 PM
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"Mindful Ecology Retreat" deadline approaching
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:25 PM
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Nordic Choir concert is Sunday
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:19 PM
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Luther invites public to Faculty Research Symposium on Saturday
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:17 PM
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Die-hard Trailride fundraiser for Thunder Rode is Sunday
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:15 PM
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Caregiver Support Group to meet Friday
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  7:13 PM
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UPDATE: Gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch makes a stop in Decorah on 37-city tour
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  9:52 AM
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UPDATE: Decorah will be the test market for a tablet computer aimed at seniors
Posted: Thu, Oct 30, 2014  9:22 AM
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Recent News

TOP STORY: Additional warning signs going up on Trout Run Trail during hunting season
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:36 PM
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Program on Thursday will ask "Is the Government Spying on You?"
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:47 PM
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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church names Interim Pastor
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:39 PM
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Grant will help NICC continue to serve veterans
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:31 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Karl Knudson responds to Jim Dale's Letter to the Editor
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:28 PM
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Reader says Mr. Answer Person missed the point on question about large truck traffic on Water Street
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  6:15 PM
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Decorah Library's History Book Group will meets November 20th to discuss a book about the Plague
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  2:35 PM
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"28e Committee" gets a new name
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  9:41 AM
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Parking lot accident causes $1,800 in damages
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  9:38 AM
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Board of Adjustment wants more time to study tower request
Posted: Wed, Oct 29, 2014  9:36 AM
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Positive signs for next year's Luther College enrollment?
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  11:40 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "What can be done about big trucks travelling through downtown?"
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  2:31 PM
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2004 Decorah HS graduate is serving in the Navy on a ship in the Pacific
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  11:33 AM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Is it legal to ride an ATV on the streets of Decorah?"
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  11:30 AM
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Calmar Corvette Club donates to Winneshiek Medical Center for diabetes education
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  11:23 AM
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Small business consultant to visit Decorah
Posted: Tue, Oct 28, 2014  11:06 AM
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Absentee voting sets a record for non-presidential election
Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014  8:49 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "How many 'local road' dollars and 'farm to market' dollars are being spent on yet again another bike trail?"
Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014  11:54 AM
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Improvements to Old Stage Road will aim at making the road safer
Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014  11:49 AM
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State DOT beginning to study repaving Highway 52
Posted: Mon, Oct 27, 2014  11:46 AM
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Busy weekend for Decorah Police, Winneshiek County Sheriff's Deputies
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  7:45 PM
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Paul Scott comment: Iowa Democratic Party complaint against Darrel Branhagen is much ado about nothing
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  7:30 PM
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Letter to the Editor: $7.21 an hour is not a liveable wage"
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  7:27 PM
by Cyndi Borgstahl of Decorah [Full Story]

Letter to the Editor: Overturn "Money is equal to Free Speech" ruling by Supreme Court
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  7:22 PM
by Jim Dale of Decorah [Full Story]

17 Decorah HS students earn All-State music honors
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  6:59 PM
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New York Times profiles Seed Savers Exchange's orchard manager
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  7:05 PM
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More than 40 trees planted along Montgomery Street on Saturday
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  6:47 PM
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Display opens of digital photography by Decorah native
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  6:29 PM
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Humane Society looking for college students to serve as interns
Posted: Sun, Oct 26, 2014  6:27 PM
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Darrel Branhagen responds to Iowa House Democrats filing of election law complaint
Posted: Fri, Oct 24, 2014  6:22 AM
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Branstad and Reynolds stump for Republican ticket Friday morning
Posted: Fri, Oct 24, 2014  10:44 AM
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Congressional candidate Pat Murphy cites "huge differences" as his campaign hits Decorah
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  5:43 PM
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Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office trains large group on "shooter behaviors" and assessments
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  5:35 PM
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Luther College presents 2014 Carlo Sperati Award to Willard Linnevold
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  5:09 PM
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Luther College presents 2014 Weston Noble Choral Award to James Johnson
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  5:06 PM
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Luther College presents 2014 Presser Award to Caleb Sander
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  4:50 PM
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Traffic accident causes $5,000 in damages
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  2:17 PM
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Decorah's Jim Anderson re-elected NICC Board Vice Chair
Posted: Thu, Oct 23, 2014  10:47 AM
Dr. Ken Reimer re-elected NICC Board Chairman [Full Story]

This Decorah wedding on Thursday will be "out of this world"
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  1:36 PM
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How safe is the Winneshiek County Courthouse?
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  4:32 PM
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Paul Scott Comment: Sick of those political TV ads yet?
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  1:28 PM
Paid for by the Paul Scott is Not a True Iowan Committee [Full Story]

Ask Mr. Answer Person: What do Winneshiek County, Decorah Schools and NICC think about tax abatements?
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  1:25 PM
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Winneshiek County 4-Hers get an up close look at our judicial system
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  1:14 PM
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NICC is offering classes for insurance agents
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  1:04 PM
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Construction on Freeport Trail extension MIGHT begin yet this fall
Posted: Wed, Oct 22, 2014  8:13 AM
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State DOT opens bids on Trails From Freeport bike trail and River Road project
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  6:38 PM
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Fazzino trial will remain in Winneshiek County
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  8:53 AM
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Three arrested following Sheriff's Department investigation
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  7:51 AM
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Letter to the Editor: More about Republicans versus Democrats
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  6:35 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person about tax abatements in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  6:30 PM
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Website picks Luther College as having one of the 10 best college lawns in the Midwest
Posted: Tue, Oct 21, 2014  7:56 AM
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NICC kicks off a $10 million fundraising drive
Posted: Mon, Oct 20, 2014  8:25 PM
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City officials are creating a handbook for developers and property owner to apply for tax abatements
Posted: Mon, Oct 20, 2014  8:21 PM
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"Cultural competency training" may become more important to Decorah Police
Posted: Mon, Oct 20, 2014  8:18 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Decorah resident Sondy Carver discuss Joni Ernst
Posted: Mon, Oct 20, 2014  3:17 PM
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Decorah man arrested for public intoxication
Posted: Mon, Oct 20, 2014  3:15 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: From Decorah High School to the Center for Disease Control
Posted: Fri, Oct 17, 2014  12:53 PM
Michelle Williams Dynes talks to decorahnews.com [Full Story]

Pedestrian accident Friday night in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  6:58 PM
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Decorah-based Iowa Food Hub gets $88,000 federal grant
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  7:04 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "How many Book Clubs are there in Decorah?"
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  3:31 PM
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Decorah woman and threes others inducted Monday into the NICC Hall of Fame
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  2:35 PM
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Kids learning about changing farm technology at Vesterheim
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  3:12 PM
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Pie sale to raise money for Lydia Dawley
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  3:21 PM
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Winneshiek County Cattlemen's program is helping young people get a start in the beef industry
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  3:05 PM
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Luther Nordic Choir releases new CD
Posted: Sun, Oct 19, 2014  3:00 PM
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Luther College to do lawn spraying
Posted: Thu, Oct 16, 2014  3:51 PM
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Letter to the Editor by Randall Haugen of Decorah prompts two replies
Posted: Fri, Oct 17, 2014  9:12 AM
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Decorah HS graduate spent three weeks in Africa, responding to the Ebola outbreak there
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  6:24 PM
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Decorah HS graduate will represent 12 million Methodists at conference in South Africa
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  6:34 PM
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Snowmobile club gets new trail groomer
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  6:16 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Too much money in politics
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  6:14 PM
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Luther is hosting "Preview Days" Thursday and Friday
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  6:06 PM
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Real estate pre-licensing class is now being offered on-line by NICC
Posted: Wed, Oct 15, 2014  2:07 PM
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$100,000 grant to Luther College will help define the role of liberal arts curriculum
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  3:54 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: Consumer Reports ranks Gundersen Health Plan among the best in Iowa and U.S.
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  8:56 PM
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Several readers ask, "Is it true that the Oaks Steakhouse is closed?
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  3:51 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Proud to support Barbara Massman
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  2:33 PM
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Decorah woman wins an award for volunteering
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  2:28 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Where can I find the results of the community survey about the Rec Center?"
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  2:47 PM
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Tourism volunteers sought
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  2:18 PM
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North Winneshiek non-teaching staff might be offered early retirement package
Posted: Tue, Oct 14, 2014  11:38 AM
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U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst rallies Winneshiek County Republicans to get out the vote
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  8:14 PM
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Decorah High School scores very high on international test
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  9:15 PM
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Mayor Don Arendt shares Iowa League of Cities award with Decorah Schools (and other Metronet anchors)
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  9:12 PM
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Decorah School Board approves reports and expenditures; makes Shareholder appointments
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  9:07 PM
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"Sand mining is coming quickly," says University of Iowa professor
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  2:48 PM
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Candidate for governor Jonathon Narcisse visits Decorah
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  2:32 PM
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Two county residents say Winneshiek County needs a better process to review conditional use permits
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  2:41 PM
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OHFA preparing to move East Side bricks off Luther property
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  2:24 PM
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South Winneshiek students do well at livestock judging competition
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  2:14 PM
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Decorah HS Marching Band gets a "Division 1" rating
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  11:39 AM
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Decorah Fire Department called to a fire on Sattre Ridge Road
Posted: Mon, Oct 13, 2014  8:11 AM
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Paula Carlson inaugurated as Luther College's 10th President
Posted: Sun, Oct 12, 2014  10:06 AM
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Winneshiek Medical Center announces entertainmnet for November 1st gala
Posted: Sun, Oct 12, 2014  9:32 AM
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Ossian Knights of Columbus donates to Celebration of Life
Posted: Thu, Oct 9, 2014  5:08 PM
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Schools need trained mental health professionals: Haluska
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  4:37 PM
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Short on employees, a Lime Springs business recruits international workers
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  4:50 PM
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Cancer survivors gather in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Oct 9, 2014  8:34 AM
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Parking restrictions go into effect Thursday on Luther campus
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  2:19 PM
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Perfect fall colors for Luther Homecoming
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  2:12 PM
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No killing frost yet in Winneshiek County
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  2:04 PM
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Soup supper and Thrivent Financial help to fund renovations to an Ossian church
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  1:56 PM
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Tickets go on sale Thursday for New MInowa Players' childrens performances
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  1:39 PM
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Luther Theater performances are this weekend
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  1:34 PM
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Two-vehicle accident on Montgomery Street does $16,000 in damages
Posted: Wed, Oct 8, 2014  9:43 AM
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Decorah named one of Iowa's Five Safest Cities
Posted: Tue, Oct 7, 2014  8:41 PM
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Decorah residents videotape their rescue of a buck--and Iowa TV stations air the video
Posted: Tue, Oct 7, 2014  8:37 PM
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This is Fire Prevention Week
Posted: Tue, Oct 7, 2014  8:32 PM
"Exit Drills in the Home" drill is Wednesday [Full Story]

President of the State Association for the Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries addresses area members of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Posted: Tue, Oct 7, 2014  5:40 PM
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Decorah Police report an assault
Posted: Tue, Oct 7, 2014  8:06 AM
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Decorah City Council votes 4-3 in favor of housing tax abatement proposal
Posted: Mon, Oct 6, 2014  7:23 PM
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Public sounds off about tax abatement plan
Posted: Mon, Oct 6, 2014  7:18 PM
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Winneshiek County to install LED street lights at two intersections
Posted: Mon, Oct 6, 2014  2:02 PM
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How to dispose of your fallen leaves
Posted: Mon, Oct 6, 2014  7:13 PM
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Making Winneshiek County's bike trails safer
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  8:51 PM
first on decorahnews.com: Boy Scout is working on GPS markers [Full Story]

Will Winneshiek County still host a murder trial?
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  8:44 PM
October 27th court date has been cancelled; future uncertain [Full Story]

decorahnews.com feature: Luther College graduate kayaked the length of the Mississippi River
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  9:04 PM
Reverend Dave Ellingson will visit Decorah this weekend to tell about his experience [Full Story]

Iowa House District 55 candidates agree on much; disagree on gay marriage, minimum wage, school vouchers
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  2:57 PM
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County Supervisor candidates find little to disagree about at forum
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  2:51 PM
Local control and environment issues are common themes of interest [Full Story]

Decorah Police make a drug bust
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  8:31 PM
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Decorah resident arrested on public intoxication charges
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  8:33 PM
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Books available for Library's history book discussion
Posted: Sun, Oct 5, 2014  8:13 PM
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Lisa Radtke named Chief Administrative Officer at Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Fri, Oct 3, 2014  11:57 AM
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Decorah Police are looking for a man who has engaged in lewd behavior
Posted: Fri, Oct 3, 2014  9:53 AM
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Elliot Christen to receive first Luther Athletics Department Meritorious Service Award
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  5:30 PM
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KDEC Wanda Jackson Concert cancelled
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  5:21 PM
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The Decorah Parks and Recreation Department is looking for Legos!
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  5:19 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center considering purchase of new CT scanner
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  4:55 PM
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September was drier and warmer than average
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  5:16 PM
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DHS Harvest Moon Dinner tickets now on sale
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  5:09 PM
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New Winneshiek Medical Center CAO won't be named until Friday
Posted: Wed, Oct 1, 2014  3:58 PM
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About making bad decisions
Posted: Wed, Oct 1, 2014  3:55 PM
A comment by decorahnews.com's Paul Scott [Full Story]

Decorah man arrested for allegedly taking money
Posted: Wed, Oct 1, 2014  1:06 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center is doing a good job of controlling expenses
Posted: Thu, Oct 2, 2014  8:47 AM
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Letter to the Editor: A response to a previous letter
Posted: Wed, Oct 1, 2014  8:07 PM
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Federal grant will help job training programs in NE Iowa
Posted: Wed, Oct 1, 2014  3:42 PM
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