UPDATE: Two-car crash causes $2,800 in damages
Posted: Fri, Jan 30, 2015  8:09 AM
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Spectrum Thrift Store expands retail space
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:40 PM
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A snapshot of volunteering at Spectrum Thrift Store
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:26 PM
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"Dancing with the Trolls" announced as 49th Nordic Fest theme
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:47 PM
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Winneshiek Music Festival Friday and Saturday features 10 music groups
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:44 PM
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Road Trip! County Supervisors to tour county roads and projects
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:38 PM
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"Noah's Ark Day" to cap Catholic Schools Week at St. Ben's on Friday
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:36 PM
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DMS Future City teams win engineering awards
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:32 PM
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Calmar Lutheran to host Polka Service on Sunday
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:23 PM
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Friday reception to honor retiring FSA Director Julie Vulk
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:21 PM
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Copies of Katharine Graham's "Personal History" available for book club discussion
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:19 PM
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Caregiver Support Group to meet Friday
Posted: Thu, Jan 29, 2015  4:18 PM
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Recent News

Belgians are fighting mad about a Decorah company
Posted: Wed, Jan 28, 2015  5:45 PM
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Luther College graduate appears in a commercial with Jennifer Hudson
Posted: Wed, Jan 28, 2015  6:16 PM
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Checking out: Thursday is the last day on the job for Decorah Library's Children's Librarian
Posted: Wed, Jan 28, 2015  6:06 PM
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Decorah Lutheran kids donate to the Decorah Library
Posted: Wed, Jan 28, 2015  6:01 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: The race for Iowa House District 55 cost $450,000
Posted: Tue, Jan 27, 2015  2:37 PM
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ANALYSIS: Here's why the latest campaign financing statements should bother you
Posted: Tue, Jan 27, 2015  2:49 PM
--by decorahnews.com's Paul Scott [Full Story]

Luther students receive "forgiveness training"
Posted: Tue, Jan 27, 2015  8:57 PM
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Co-op Listening Session highlights goal accomplishments and transition to new facility
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  7:34 PM
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Decorah FFA recognizes its first year and second year members
Posted: Tue, Jan 27, 2015  2:15 PM
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State Insurance Commissioner announces plans to liquidate CoOpportunity Health
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  5:30 PM
Numerous NE Iowans will be affected [Full Story]

Northeast Iowa Artists Tour is given the "Great Strides" Tourism Award
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  5:14 PM
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Five Decorah residents are honored by Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  5:07 PM
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United Way recognizes Sarah Thomas and Deb Paulson
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  5:01 PM
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County supervisor asks, "Can we reduce roadside mowing?"
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  4:45 PM
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Bridge repair project is proceeding
Posted: Mon, Jan 26, 2015  4:37 PM
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Community Rights movement dealt a setback with New Mexico court ruling
Posted: Sun, Jan 25, 2015  6:57 PM
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Decorah HS students perfect at District Speech Contest
Posted: Sun, Jan 25, 2015  6:53 PM
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Winneshiek County Conservation receives statewide environmental education award
Posted: Sun, Jan 25, 2015  6:48 PM
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NICC proposed 2015-2016 budget would keep mill rate the same
Posted: Sun, Jan 25, 2015  6:33 PM
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NICC awards degrees to 14 Decorah residents
Posted: Sun, Jan 25, 2015  6:31 PM
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Horned owls & eagles square off in a Decorah cage match (OK--that's an exaggeration!)‏
Posted: Thu, Jan 22, 2015  4:42 PM
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Decorah Police are warning of a new scam
Posted: Thu, Jan 22, 2015  9:12 AM
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Barrett Gipp named a partner at Anderson Law Office
Posted: Thu, Jan 22, 2015  9:06 AM
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Interim Farm Service Agency Director appointed
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  5:15 PM
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Got coyotes? Get money!
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  5:09 PM
Winneshiek County is still one of the Iowa counties which pays a bounty [Full Story]

Snow plow and car collide in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  4:54 PM
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Mike Haluska, blogger!
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  4:38 PM
The school superintendent starts his own webpage [Full Story]

Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Is there a city ordinance that requires (Cho Sun) tears down or cleans up their property?"
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  4:29 PM
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City of Decorah renews lease with Fox & Coon Club
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  4:22 PM
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North Winneshiek releases second quarter honor roll for Middle School
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  4:12 PM
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An ironic twist to the Mumford & Sons concert
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:48 PM
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City Historical Commission wants downtown Decorah listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:44 PM
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Text of the review of the consultant's work on revising Winneshiek County's zoning ordinances
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:40 PM
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Special ed programs in the Decorah School District are costing more money
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:28 PM
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Decorah Street Superintendent Dave Tollefson to retire
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  8:06 AM
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New Decorah police officer is sworn in
Posted: Wed, Jan 21, 2015  8:08 AM
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Park-Rec Department is "unlike other departments"
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:24 PM
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Letter to the Editor: "Repeal the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision"
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:20 PM
by Ketel Paulson of Decorah [Full Story]

Decorah School Board delays action on setting public hearing on start of school calendar
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:12 PM
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Do deer come into the city of Decorah? You bet!
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:06 PM
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Funder's Network invests $8,000 in Early Childhood Outreach
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  8:04 PM
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Organizers of the 50th anniversary of Nordic Fest are asking for public input
Posted: Tue, Jan 20, 2015  7:56 PM
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County Board to send a letter to the zoning ordinance update consultant, specifying areas of hoped-for improvement
Posted: Mon, Jan 19, 2015  2:11 PM
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Computer roll-out at Decorah schools is going well
Posted: Mon, Jan 19, 2015  9:32 PM
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Opening for Sheriff will be filled by appointment
Posted: Mon, Jan 19, 2015  5:10 PM
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HSNEI looking for area artists to decorate animal statues
Posted: Mon, Jan 19, 2015  5:07 PM
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Proposed 2015-2016 City of Decorah tentative budget calls for a spending increase of over $1 million
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  10:00 PM
Utility project cost will be paid through bonds, however [Full Story]

Catching up with Decorah's Brett Van Sloten
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  9:50 PM
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NEICAC successfully raises funds to match a $75,000 grant from the Wellmark Foundation
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  9:32 PM
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From the Decorah HS basketball court to basketball teams everywhere
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  9:17 PM
Former DHS boys basketball coach David Brown has a winner with three jerseys in one [Full Story]

4-H volunteer training has been scheduled
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  2:47 PM
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New book club will read books about nature
Posted: Sun, Jan 18, 2015  2:32 PM
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Simon Cropp awarded Decorah High School's Bradish Scholarship
Posted: Fri, Jan 16, 2015  1:24 PM
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Decorah School District awarded teacher grant
Posted: Fri, Jan 16, 2015  1:03 PM
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2016 campaign for US Congress begins in Northeast Iowa
Posted: Thu, Jan 15, 2015  6:35 PM
Yes, that's right--2016 [Full Story]

"Cafeteria to Community" program gets grant assistance
Posted: Thu, Jan 15, 2015  6:32 PM
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Deer.... Mr. Answer Person
Posted: Thu, Jan 15, 2015  6:19 PM
reader suggests a deer repellant [Full Story]

Decorah students do well at Dorian Festival
Posted: Thu, Jan 15, 2015  6:17 PM
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Vesterheim Museum signs purchase agreement for Cary property (UPDATED)
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  3:21 PM
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2014 was the "Best Year Ever" for Holiday Lights/Magical Nights
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  3:11 PM
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Iowa bald eagles got through 2014 without a lead poisoning incident
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  1:14 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: What can be done about deer?"
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  12:58 PM
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Decorah City Hall has begun selling stickers for upcoming appliance and electronics recycling event
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  12:43 PM
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"Burning Bright" proceeds are donated to area groups
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  12:29 PM
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Registration has opened for "Financial Peace University"
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  12:17 PM
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Several art classes for kids are beginning at ArtHaus
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  12:05 PM
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Carving class for kids begins Thursday at Vesterheim
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  11:54 AM
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Display of contemporary folk art goes up at Luther
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  11:59 AM
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More concerns expressed about the quality of work by a consultant in updating the county's zoning ordinances
Posted: Wed, Jan 14, 2015  8:49 AM
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first on decorahnews.com: Albert City school district could be a model for changes at North Winneshiek
Posted: Tue, Jan 13, 2015  3:45 PM
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Decorah bald eagles' nest is getting some surprising visitors
Posted: Tue, Jan 13, 2015  3:41 PM
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Judd Larson named Interim Pastor at Luther College
Posted: Tue, Jan 13, 2015  3:34 PM
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Calmar declares its trails are "tobacco-free"
Posted: Tue, Jan 13, 2015  3:27 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: One of the TV channels run by Discovery will profile a 2001 double murder in Cresco
Posted: Mon, Jan 12, 2015  6:05 PM
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County board agrees on procedure for naming new Sheriff
Posted: Mon, Jan 12, 2015  6:12 PM
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How much hard liquor do Winneshiek County residents consume?
Posted: Mon, Jan 12, 2015  6:02 PM
State of Iowa issues report [Full Story]

Depot Outlet gives over $113,000 to local organizations
Posted: Mon, Jan 12, 2015  5:55 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: New business will combine the works of local artists and writers
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  9:51 PM
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Health officials continue to ask the public to take steps to limit the spread of flu
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  9:44 PM
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Kindergarten registration has begun in Decorah
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  6:22 PM
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Mc Donald's of Decorah donates blankets for pediatric patients at the hospital
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  5:55 PM
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Decorah Knights of Columbus donate to Spectrum Network
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  5:50 PM
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Decorah HS Madrigal Concert is now sold out
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  5:45 PM
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WMC Auxiliary is accepting applications for scholarships for students interested in a career in health care
Posted: Sun, Jan 11, 2015  5:37 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center expands its visitor restrictions because of the flu outbreak
Posted: Fri, Jan 9, 2015  11:20 AM
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"Messiah" performances returning to Luther (and Minneapolis)(UPDATED)
Posted: Thu, Jan 8, 2015  4:47 PM
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Skating rink now open in Decorah
Posted: Fri, Jan 9, 2015  11:06 AM
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County Board recognizes National Mentoring Month
Posted: Thu, Jan 8, 2015  4:44 PM
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Medical Center Foundation offering camperships for kids with diabetes
Posted: Thu, Jan 8, 2015  4:38 PM
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Ridgeway woman ticketed following Wednesday accident
Posted: Thu, Jan 8, 2015  11:44 AM
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Hospital's financial condition remains excellent
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  9:38 PM
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Snowy conditions are being blamed for causing an accident on MIll Street
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  9:34 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center patients record high satisfaction with service
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  9:32 PM
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Sunday accident caused $5,500 in damages
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  9:28 PM
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Some visiting restrictions have gone into effect as WMC feels the impact of the flu season
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  9:22 PM
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Gemini is offering full scholarships to students majoring in engineering
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  1:37 PM
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Winneshiek County FSA Agency has a reminder for farmers
Posted: Wed, Jan 7, 2015  1:33 PM
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Iowa DNR to cut funds for water monitoring
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  8:47 PM
Funding of 30 sites on the Upper Iowa River will be affected [Full Story]

Long-time Decorah police officer has retired
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  8:39 PM
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South Winneshiek proceeding with "Future Direction Committee"
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  8:32 PM
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Decorah doctor offers tips on recognizing frostbite
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  4:04 PM
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Winneshiek County Health Department has tips for dealing with the extreme cold
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  4:09 PM
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Appliance recycling will be held January 23rd and 24th
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  3:56 PM
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North Winneshiek 5th graders graduate from DARE program
Posted: Tue, Jan 6, 2015  3:45 PM
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Winneshiek County Board approves amendments to the county's zoning ordinances
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  4:55 PM
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Why did Luther College say "no" to request for help in landing big summer concert in Decorah?
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  8:53 PM
The question surfaces in discussion of City of Decorah's help in refinancing bonds held by Luther [Full Story]

School Board begins discussion of school starting date waivers
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  1:17 PM
Will the Iowa Legislature rebuff the Branstad starting date mandate? [Full Story]

City council approves first three residential tax abatement applications
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  9:07 PM
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Will an acting Sheriff be on the job April 1st?
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  5:02 PM
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John Logsdon re-elected Winneshiek County Board Chair
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  9:47 AM
Dean Thompson elected Vice Chair [Full Story]

Helpline Iowa will assist those who are giving up smoking
Posted: Mon, Jan 5, 2015  5:12 PM
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Decorah eaglet that broke its wing in June is now finding new life at Save Our Avian Raptors
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  8:24 PM
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More about CoOpportunity Health Care
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  8:17 PM
Letter to the Editor from Decorah insurance agent Brian Huinker: "What happened to CoOportunity Health—A "Real" Life Example" [Full Story]

2014 weather in Decorah was cold and wet!
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  8:07 PM
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Reader asks: "Can you see Jesus in this photo?"
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  8:03 PM
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January is Mentoring Month
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  5:29 PM
County board will sign proclamation Monday [Full Story]

Series of five tourism videos will be shown this week at WCCVB offices
Posted: Sun, Jan 4, 2015  5:25 PM
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Decorah Police make two shoplifting arrests, respond to one accident at WalMart
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:39 AM
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#1 story of 2014: County zoning re-write continues
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  7:07 AM
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#2 story of 2014: The Decorah City Coucnil passes a tax abatement plan to spur housing construction
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  7:05 AM
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#3 story of 2014: Dr/ Paula Carlson becomes Luther College's 10th president
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  7:03 AM
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#4 story of 2014: Fire guts Cho Sun Restaurant
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  7:00 AM
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#5 story of 2014: "Polar vortex" keeps Decorah cold all winter
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:57 AM
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#6 story of 2014: Luther College suffers an enrollment drop
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:56 AM
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#7 story of 2014: It was a year of struggles for Decorah's bald eagles
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:53 AM
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#8 story of 2014: Will there be a smaller North Winneshiek in the future?
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:50 AM
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#9 top story of 2014: Winneshiek Medical Center gets new leadership
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:46 AM
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#10 story of 2014: Maybe we ARE above average!
Posted: Fri, Jan 2, 2015  6:44 AM
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