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What were the most-read stories of 2019?

Posted: Sun, Jan 5, 2020 4:47 PM

(We've listed our selection for the Top Ten Decorah news stories of 2019.  But readers voted every day by deciding which stories to click on.  Here are the Top Ten most-read Decorah news stories of 2019, as determined by our readers):

#10: 6,556 clicks: Kwik Star/Kwik Trip announced plans to build a second store in Decorah, near the corner of Highway 9 and Montgomery Street (

#9: 6,677 clicks: A Decorah traffic accident claims the life of a Hawkeye woman.  (

#8: 7,171 clicks: report to our readers about why we posted our South Winneshiek sexual assault story.  (

#7: 7,560 clicks: The Decorah City Council approves a new policy on flag displays (

#6: 8,881 clicks: Jacob Seelinger is sentenced to 50 years in prison for second degree murder of David Hansen (

#5: 9,710 clicks: Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office reports a fatal traffic accident on Trout Run Road (

#4: 10,663 clicks: Trial date set for Crestwood teacher accused of having sex with a student (

#3: 11,589 clicks: Probable cause has been found to have a South Winn graduate stand trial on charges (

#2: 13,080 clicks: Trial delayed for Crestwood teach accused of having sex with a student (

#1: 13,893 clicks: Charges have been filed against five South Winneshiek HS students (