UPDATE: Reconstruction of Locust Road might not be finished until the end of 2020
Posted: Fri, Feb 27, 2015  8:08 AM
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UPDATE: Murder trial in Decorah might be delayed again
Posted: Fri, Feb 27, 2015  8:03 AM
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TOP STORY: Gas tax hike will bring a total of $852,000 in new funds to Winneshiek County
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  3:13 PM
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MPR regroups on "two hour" travel time from Twin Cities to Luther
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  3:08 PM
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KDEC Home, Sport and Garden Show is Sunday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  3:06 PM
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Poetry Slam is Friday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  3:03 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Can someone trap a feral cat that visists my yard?"
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  3:01 PM
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Effigy Mounds to host Winter Film Festival during March
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:59 PM
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Prairie du Chien's Bald Eagle Appreciation Days are this weekend
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:55 PM
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4-H Omelet Breakfast is Sunday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:52 PM
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County Cattlemen to host Beef Banquet on Saturday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:50 PM
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Medical Center to host blood drive on Friday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:46 PM
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Local students named to Luther Dean's List
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:38 PM
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Caregiver Support Group to meet Friday
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:34 PM
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Poet Staceyann Chin to perform Friday at Luther
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:27 PM
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Woodwind faculty recital is Saturday at Luther
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:22 PM
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Luther College's Beta Theta Omega to host Talent Show
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:17 PM
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Suzanne Ernst flute and recorder recital to be held Saturday at Covenant Church
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  2:16 PM
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UPDATE: Third eagle egg is laid
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  11:36 AM
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UPDATE: Spring Grove woman injured in Locust Road accident
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2015  8:58 AM
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Recent News

Dairyland Power Cooperative is asking the Iowa Utilities Board to approve plans for new electric transmission lines in Winneshiek and Allamakee counties
Posted: Wed, Feb 25, 2015  10:46 PM
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North Dakota native says frac oil ming "has run rampant over the land of my childhood."
Posted: Wed, Feb 25, 2015  10:39 PM
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Governor signs gas tax increase
Posted: Wed, Feb 25, 2015  2:43 PM
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Iowa Legislature approves 10-cent gas tax hike
Posted: Wed, Feb 25, 2015  8:10 AM
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Decorah man wins $50,000 in the Iowa Lottery
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  4:15 PM
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Luther College Regents grant tenure to six people
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  4:07 PM
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Winneshiek County Fair entertainment announced
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  4:02 PM
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Gundersen Health Systems ranked one of the top 50 hospitals in the country
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  3:55 PM
Out of nearly 4,500 hospitals scored [Full Story]

Growing popularity of tourism in Decorah leads to a request for more tourism volunteers
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  3:44 PM
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4-Hers learn more about military service
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  3:38 PM
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Northeast Iowa RC & D employees fund awards grants to three Winneshiek County projects
Posted: Tue, Feb 24, 2015  3:32 PM
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County supervisors recommend denying Goldbrook LLC confinement permit
Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015  2:11 PM
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Veterans Administration to hold public forum in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015  3:37 PM
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Award-winning movie by Decorah HS 9th grade speech students is just the second ever by a 9th grade group
Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015  3:40 PM
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Calmar business is in the running for a "Dream Big, Grow Here" grant
Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015  2:49 PM
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Winneshiek County Board endorses KG4 Dairy confinement permit
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  11:03 AM
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Houston County supervisors this week may pass an outright ban on frac sand mining
Posted: Mon, Feb 23, 2015  9:33 AM
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Second Decorah Bald Eagle egg appears
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  11:08 AM
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Decorah HS speech teams do very well at All-State
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  7:39 PM
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A different "Answer Man" tackles a question about a Luther College ad on MPR
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  10:58 AM
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This is FFA Week at Decorah HS
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  10:49 AM
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Mc Donald's of Decorah donates blankets to Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  10:38 AM
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Participants being sought for 2015 Helping Services Bowl-a-thon
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2015  10:32 AM
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NICC trustees approve FY 2016 budget
Posted: Thu, Feb 19, 2015  4:51 PM
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Possible campus improvements in the works at NICC
Posted: Thu, Feb 19, 2015  4:49 PM
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Good Shepherd announces Lenten services and Noontime Organ Recital Series
Posted: Thu, Feb 19, 2015  4:43 PM
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We have an egg! First eagle egg of 2015 is laid
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  8:59 PM
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Gas tax bill clears Iowa Senate committee
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  9:17 PM
State Senate MIchael Breitbach among those voting to approve the measure [Full Story]

Decorah Community School District ranked #3 in Iowa
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  9:04 PM
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Six are candidates for 2015 Winneshiek County Beef Queen, Little Miss Cowgirl
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  8:30 PM
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Decorah Education Association food drive was a success
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  8:22 PM
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Performers needed for 2015 Lawn Chair Night concerts
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  8:02 PM
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Traffic accident does over $8,000 in damages
Posted: Wed, Feb 18, 2015  8:56 AM
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Website ranks Carrie Lee School #11 elementary school in Iowa
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  7:10 PM
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We need help in identifying this photo!
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  2:07 PM
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first on decorahnews.com: 78 years of memories to go on the auction block this Saturday
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  7:12 PM
Lots of collectible items from Bernadine's and Cary's Machine & Welding [Full Story]

Ask Mr. Answer Person: "Where is bald eagle 'Four'?"
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  6:51 PM
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decorahnews.com special report: "Sagging bridges, bumpy roads" Part 3
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  6:28 PM
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Decorah School District reminding the public about open enrollment deadlines
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  3:02 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary is raffling off a queen sized quilt and a framed cross stitch
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2015  2:47 PM
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County supervisors air their concerns about confinement operation applications
Posted: Mon, Feb 16, 2015  8:07 PM
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Letter to the Editor: Time to re-think hog confinement legislation
Posted: Mon, Feb 16, 2015  8:04 PM
by John Carver of Decorah [Full Story]

decorahnews.com special report: "Sagging bridges, bumpy roads" Part 2
Posted: Mon, Feb 16, 2015  7:49 PM
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One dozen World War II veterans are presented "Quilts of Valor"
Posted: Mon, Feb 16, 2015  7:42 PM
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City of Decorah might purchase more data breach insurance
Posted: Mon, Feb 16, 2015  7:28 PM
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Decorah marchers say "Black Lives Matter"
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  8:47 PM
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decorahnews.com special report: "Sagging bridges, bumpy roads"
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  8:32 PM
A look at Winneshiek County's need for more road funding [Full Story]

Branhagen: "Gas tax hike will pass"
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  8:14 PM
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Luther College recognized for producing numerous Fulbright Scholars
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  8:03 PM
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Local Veterans Affairs Office warning of scam
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  6:29 PM
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NICC Calmar Campus receives Arlin Falck Foundation grant to help support a Financial Fitness Initiative
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  6:26 PM
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This is "Through With The Chew Week"
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  6:15 PM
Campaign aims to stop smokeless tobacco use [Full Story]

Art display opens at Luther
Posted: Sun, Feb 15, 2015  5:58 PM
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Two-vehicle accident on Short Street totals one car
Posted: Fri, Feb 13, 2015  9:03 AM
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Cigarette sale compliance check completed in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Feb 12, 2015  3:49 PM
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decorahnews.com feature: "Community Table" seeks to build community--at a Decorah Restaurant
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  6:10 PM
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Viking Cafe to reopen February 26th
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  8:47 AM
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A record number of Decorah HS athletes will be honored Thursday for their academic achievements
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  6:02 PM
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Downtown Decorah named one of the 50 best small town downtowns in America
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  8:47 AM
#30, to be exact [Full Story]

American Cancer Society begins "Daffodils Days" fundraiser
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  5:56 PM
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Design of the Metronet helps it to overcome a momentary outage
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  7:17 PM
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Decorah Fire Department responds to garage fire Tuesday
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  4:00 PM
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Ask Mr. Answer Person: "When was the last time we had a Winneshiek County Sheriff that did not resign or retire before his term expired?
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  7:08 PM
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Turkey River group forms partnership with Northeast Iowa RC&D
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  7:02 PM
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Letter to the Editor: "Thanks to those who made 'Taste of Winneshiek' a success"
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  6:59 PM
by Charlene Selbee [Full Story]

Karen Trewin honored by Thrivent Financial for outstanding performance
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  6:38 PM
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4 Decorah HS speech groups chosen to perform February 21st at the ISU Center in Ames
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  9:28 AM
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Decorah teen ticketed following two-car head-on collission on Highway 9
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  10:24 AM
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Waterloo man ticketed for leaving the scene of an accident in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  10:19 AM
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North Winneshiek School Board is planning ahead for summer
Posted: Tue, Feb 10, 2015  10:16 AM
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UPDATE: Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby postponed because of cold weather
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2015  8:57 AM
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Beer tourism? Decorah's Toppling Goliath draws visitors from everywhere
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  2:41 PM
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New praise for Toppling Goliath beer
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  2:29 PM
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School start date still a political football
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  9:37 PM
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Researchers conclude NE Winneshiek County has "high suitability" for frac sand mining
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  2:19 PM
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School Board will tell legislators what it thinks of 1.25 percent suggested educational funding increase
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  9:06 PM
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Winneshiek County receives two applications for animal confinement operations
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  2:10 PM
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School District will work with Law Enforcement and Emergency Management to expand tower site
Posted: Mon, Feb 9, 2015  9:04 PM
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Luther College students traveled to Europe to study Islam--then one day later the Paris bombing occurred
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  7:29 PM
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Mum on Mumford
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  7:22 PM
No decision yet on site for outdoor concert [Full Story]

Letter to the Editor:"Luther decides the community shouldn't get $15 million in revenues"
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  7:11 PM
by Melanie Tietz [Full Story]

Decorah HS students do well at State Large Group Speech Contest
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  2:28 PM
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Courtney wins Decorah Middle School Geography Bee
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  2:11 PM
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ArtHaus is raising funds for Relay for Life
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  1:59 PM
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Decorah spring Park-Rec brochures available
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  2:08 PM
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32 Decorah residents named to fall Dean's List at NICC
Posted: Sun, Feb 8, 2015  1:50 PM
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Decorah resident Marilyn Roverud receives "Spirit of Luther" award
Posted: Fri, Feb 6, 2015  6:17 AM
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Speaker at Luther convocation asks "What is the value of a liberal arts education?"
Posted: Fri, Feb 6, 2015  6:16 AM
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Wednesday evening three-vehicle accident on Highway 9 sends one car and a semi into the ditch
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  3:49 PM
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Local health officials urge precautions about measles
Posted: Fri, Feb 6, 2015  6:13 AM
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Decorah named "Affordable Valentine's Day Getaway"
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:36 PM
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Mr. Answer Person tackles an El Nino question!
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:27 PM
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Letter to the Editor on Mora County Court decision
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:29 PM
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Olinger honored by Thrivent Financial for outstanding performance
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:19 PM
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Bridget White presented "Star of the Year" by Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:12 PM
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"Street Photography in Hong Kong and Shanghai" exhibit goes on display at Luther
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  10:09 PM
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Art exhibit opens at ArtHaus
Posted: Fri, Feb 6, 2015  6:07 AM
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Two-vehicle accident causes $4,500 in damages
Posted: Thu, Feb 5, 2015  2:20 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center has its best month ever financially
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  8:51 PM
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Grass Run Farms is providing ground beef Thursday to feed 24,000 Minneapolis Public Schools students
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  8:41 PM
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More on "What caused Ferguson?" book discussion
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  8:23 PM
Second part of our interview with UI's Colin Gordon [Full Story]

Dr. William Remington named "Provider of the Year"--for a second straight year
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  8:11 PM
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Winneshiek Medical Center observes "Wear Red Day"
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  8:03 PM
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Hospice volunteer training will start Thursday at WMC
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  4:52 PM
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HSNEI holding logo design contest
Posted: Wed, Feb 4, 2015  4:46 PM
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Decorah woman escapes burning car in Fayette County
Posted: Tue, Feb 3, 2015  7:46 PM
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What caused Ferguson? A Decorah group will discuss the issue
Posted: Tue, Feb 3, 2015  8:22 PM
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Public hearing scheduled for March 2nd for 2015-2016 City of Decorah budget
Posted: Tue, Feb 3, 2015  8:08 PM
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Two North Winneshiek teams compete at Future Cities
Posted: Tue, Feb 3, 2015  8:00 PM
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Exhibit by Chicago artist Dayo Laoye goes on display at Luther
Posted: Tue, Feb 3, 2015  7:53 PM
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City officials considering sewer and water rate increase and other ways to handle budget shortfall
Posted: Mon, Feb 2, 2015  8:44 PM
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City council votes 5-1 to spend $117,500 on new airport hangar
Posted: Mon, Feb 2, 2015  8:36 PM
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HSNEI is a finalist for a $15,000 grant
Posted: Mon, Feb 2, 2015  8:32 PM
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"Record number" of appliances and electronics recycled by City of Decorah/Winneshiek County at recent event
Posted: Mon, Feb 2, 2015  8:29 PM
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Applications are now being taken for the $4,000 Adam Bohr Scholarship
Posted: Mon, Feb 2, 2015  8:23 PM
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January in Decorah was warm and dry
Posted: Sun, Feb 1, 2015  9:47 PM
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Minor school bus accident in Decorah Friday
Posted: Sun, Feb 1, 2015  9:36 PM
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Decorah's Bill Holland named president of statewide group
Posted: Sun, Feb 1, 2015  9:32 PM
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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Keokuk County
Posted: Sun, Feb 1, 2015  9:25 PM
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Cardiology nurse practitioner who sees patients in Decorah gives advice on avoiding heart attacks
Posted: Sun, Feb 1, 2015  9:18 PM
February is "Heart Month" [Full Story]