News Archive

Police handle several traffic accidents
Posted: Thur, Apr 29, 2010  8:35 AM
NICC to offer Moped Safety Course
Posted: Thu, Apr 29, 2010  5:02 PM
County Democrats organizing fundraiser
Posted: Thu, Apr 29, 2010  4:46 PM
Looking for books, cds or dvds [Full Story]
Absentee balloting now being accepted for upcoming primary election
Posted: Thu, Apr 29, 2010  11:03 AM
The Primary Election will be held June 8th, with polls open from 7:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. [Full Story]
Tentative agreement reached on North Winneshiek teachers contract
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  9:58 PM
School board and teachers must officially approve the contract [Full Story]
Winneshiek County response to U.S. Census is higher than national, state averages
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  9:52 PM
84 percent of census forms have been returned [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person: Why doesn't NICC have a recycling plan?
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  9:27 PM
Actually, it does, says Mr. Answer Person [Full Story]
Vander Plaats: "I'm a principled conservative"
Posted: Tues, Apr 27, 2010  8:41 PM
Makes campaign swing through Decorah on Tuesday [Full Story]
Books now available for May's Fantasy book group discussion
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2010  8:12 PM
Lloyd Alexander's "The Castle of Llyr" will be discussed [Full Story]
Two road construction projects begin Monday
Posted: Sun, Apr 25, 2010  2:53 PM
Near Ridgeway and in Spillville [Full Story]
Luther students win competition
Posted: Sun, Apr 25, 2010  2:42 PM
DNR report says bald eagles are thriving in Iowa
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  3:25 PM
DNR says 300 nests this year in the state [Full Story]
Mail scams are continuing
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  8:10 AM
Police issue warning [Full Story]
ExCel student grant applications now available
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  5:08 PM
Target is grades 6-11 for summer learning opportunities [Full Story]
Marshalltown wins Iowa Envirothon
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  8:42 AM
Two Decorah HS teams participate in state competition [Full Story]
Plea agreement reached in kidnapping case
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  1:43 PM
Ellis Smith pleads guilty to lesser charge [Full Story]
Luther College is seeking public comment on the draft of plan that will guide land use practices on 1,000 acres of natural areas owned and managed by the college.
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  4:56 PM
The new stewardship plan will replace the current plan, which was written in 1983. [Full Story]
Local Food Directory Needs Producer Info
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  4:33 PM
Northeast Iowa Farm & Food Coalition is updating its local food directory [Full Story]
Performances of "Light in the Plaza" will begin Thursday
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  4:22 PM
All performances are sold out [Full Story]
Decorah man arrested on sexual assault charges
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  11:20 AM
Arrest of Aaron Zimmerman follows investigation [Full Story]
Princeton Review lists Luther as one of 286 "greenest" colleges in the U.S.
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  9:06 AM
Luther is one of just three schools in Iowa earning the designation [Full Story]
Meth manufacturing is increasing: Chief Courtney
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:09 PM
Upward trend comes after several years of decline [Full Story]
Stacyville company hopes to take over where Wapsie Produce left off
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  11:38 AM
Has announced plans for capon processing plant [Full Story]
"High tunnel" greenhouses are a new trend
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:03 PM
Allow vegetables and flowers to be grown sooner [Full Story]
Two car accident causes $4,000 in damages
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  9:03 AM
City of Decorah announces its 2010 Street Improvement Project
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  1:58 PM
At least ten streets will have work done [Full Story]
Luther music instructor gets nomination for best orginal music score
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  1:50 PM
Nominated by Iowa Motion Picture Association [Full Story]
Local display hopes to increase awareness of child abuse prevention
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  1:42 PM
Helping Services is highlighting National Child Abuse Prevention Month [Full Story]
Crime was up slightly in Decorah during 2009
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  9:01 PM
But most of the increase was due to liquor violations [Full Story]
Two arrested on burglary charges
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  9:22 AM
Rural Decorah man, Postville man arrested following search [Full Story]
Three Decorah groups win an $881,363 energy efficiency grant
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  8:56 PM
The money comes from federal stimulus funds [Full Story]
first on FCC reduces the fines levied against KVIK, KNEI and KHPP
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  8:48 PM
Federal government agency finds license renewal applications it had accused the stations of forgetting to file [Full Story]
EPA rules City of Decorah had water monitoring violation
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  8:42 PM
But city officials said the problem stemmed from water samples that froze while being shipped in January [Full Story]
Winneshiek County supervisors hold spirited meeting with local state legislators
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  5:13 PM
Funding cuts, lack of gas tax increase have angered the supervisors [Full Story]
Decorah Prairie burn goes well
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  5:03 PM
Burning is done to promote new growth [Full Story]
Proposal for new Decorah/Luther Aquatics Center is dead
Posted: Sun, Apr 18, 2010  6:15 PM
Analysis by's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Fire damages pickup truck
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  7:24 AM
Two Decorah FFA members win state honors
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  8:19 AM
Montana McCabe and Dustin Bigler recognized at State FFA Convention [Full Story]
Decorah student takes first place in pottery at Northeast Iowa Secondary Art Show
Posted: Sun, Apr 18, 2010  6:00 PM
Held at Upper Iowa University [Full Story]
Two Decorah men arrested on criminal mischief charges
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  7:19 AM
Others may be charged as well [Full Story]
Four Luther College students attend Clinton Global Initiative meeting
Posted: Sun, Apr 18, 2010  7:46 AM
Worldwide assembly of college students held in Miami over the weekend [Full Story]
Decorah law firm announces the hiring of a new lawyer
Posted: Sun, Apr 18, 2010  7:29 AM
Sara Reichenauer has joined the firm of Miller, Pearson, Gloe, Burns, Beatty & Cowie, [Full Story]
RSVP, Relay for Life recognize volunteers
Posted: Sun, Apr 18, 2010  7:19 AM
This is National Volunteer Week [Full Story]
Decorah student wins state Ag Broadcasting contest
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  8:09 AM
Sarah Brandt is tops at the Iowa FFA State Leadership Conference [Full Story]
Private operator might take over the city's Yard Waste Site
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2010  9:20 PM
Marty Grimm is proposing to launch a commercial composting business on the property [Full Story]
Decorah High School student wins $1,000 scholarship
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2010  9:17 PM
Meteor crosses the sky Wednesday night
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2010  9:49 AM
Image captured by North Winneshiek security camera [Full Story]
Two car accident causes $4,400 in damages
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2010  8:08 AM
Waukon woman arrested for Decorah burglary
Posted: Thu, Apr 15, 2010  8:11 AM
Police warn of scam
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:46 PM
Registration has begun for the first in a series of Seed Savers gardening classes
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:29 PM
A number of classes will be held throughout the summer [Full Story]
Local Red Cross chapter looking for volunteers
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:20 PM
Program will be held Thursday evening to explain [Full Story]
How can Decorah be more bike friendly?
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  5:13 PM
A local group has presented some ideas [Full Story]
$120,000 awarded to non-profit groups for projects in Winneshiek County
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  4:44 PM
The Winneshiek County Community Foundation announces the recipients [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person:
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  5:06 PM
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  9:32 AM
Squirrels may be to blame! [Full Story]
Winneshiek County supervisors say they support Recreational Facilities proposal
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  9:08 PM
No agreement yet on how much money they will contribute [Full Story]
School Board approves 2010-11 budget
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  9:39 PM
No property tax hike needed [Full Story]
North Winneshiek School Board approves ISCAP loan
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  9:07 PM
Will be used for short-term needs [Full Story]
Vesterheim donation will allow for an exhibit on Norwegian-Lutheran colleges
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  9:02 PM
Will open in May of 2011 [Full Story]
Luther professor has his latest book published
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  8:56 PM
Philip Freeman's book discusses how to get the most out of college [Full Story]
Third Decorah bald eagle egg has hatched
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  9:25 AM
Eaglet is one week younger than its oldest sibling [Full Story]
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  8:17 PM
Upstart Crow Theatreworks Director Kristen Underwood to lead the project [Full Story]
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  5:41 PM
Decorah, of course! [Full Story]
Luther College alumnus honored in National Geographic photo contest
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  12:14 PM
Katy Fiedler is runner up in [Full Story]
Casey's Convenience Stores rejects buyout bid from Canadian company
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  11:57 AM
But a hostile takeover is still possible [Full Story]
Vesterheim wins reaccreditation
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  11:50 AM
Confered by the American Association of Museums [Full Story]
Winneshiek County takes part in emergency drill
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  11:38 AM
county's participation was part of a regional emergency drill [Full Story]
Wisconsin woman charged with public intoxication
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  5:34 PM
Police called to College Drive on Sunday morning [Full Story]
Palisades Park has reopened to vehicle traffic
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  11:34 AM
Had been closed to traffic while repairs were being made [Full Story]
Seed Savers recognized by Silos & Smokestack program
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  11:28 AM
Decorah schools find source of Carrie Lee water contamination
Posted: Sun, Apr 11, 2010  9:56 PM
Problem originated in the hot water heater [Full Story]
Police sting trips up Wal-Mart
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  9:14 AM
Business is accused of selling tobacco products to a minor [Full Story]
Bridge closing scheduled in Spillville
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  11:43 AM
Construction work will finish the approaches to the north bridge [Full Story]
Winneshiek Co. Sheriff's Department investigating several thefts
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  8:35 AM
Businesses on Trout Run Road, Highway 9 and in Frankville were hit [Full Story]
Democratic Campaign Committee names Latham to
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  6:31 PM
Luther College contest was
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  9:27 PM
Winners chosen Thursday in the [Full Story]
City fed up with cigarette butts
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  4:46 PM
Committee looking into problem [Full Story]
Decorah Reads! seeking volunteers
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  6:01 PM
Project aids Decorah 7th graders [Full Story]
Court ruling could affect high-speed Internet service in rural areas
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  8:23 AM
FCC initiative is now in question [Full Story]
Recreational Field Complex would have softball, soccer facilities
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  8:15 AM
The proposal [Full Story]
Posted: Thu, Apr 8, 2010  7:53 AM
Mr. Answer Person tackles the question [Full Story]
Governor Culver rejects Decorah City Council's call for gas tax increase
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  3:52 PM
City council had written a letter to Culver [Full Story]
Luther's Haemker recognized by The National Association of College Stores
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  3:40 PM
Industry award honors 38 years of service [Full Story]
Community garden space is now available
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  3:34 PM
Contact the Decorah Park-Rec Department [Full Story]
Community resource guides are now available at Decorah Library
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  3:24 PM
Feature Howard, Allamakee, Winneshiek and Clayton Counties [Full Story]
Second bald eagle chick has hatched
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  9:35 AM
One more egg to go! [Full Story]
Leave It to Beaver(s)
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  8:11 AM
Mr. Answer Person tackles a question about trees along Dug Road [Full Story]
City of Decorah studying franchise fee
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  5:43 PM
Would raise additional funds [Full Story]
Winneshiek County, Decorah, filling out census forms
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  5:44 PM
Completion rate ranges from 66 percent to 86 percent [Full Story]
Luther College confirms Tomas Kubinek and Orchestra Iowa will perform this fall in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  5:38 PM
One of only four stops on the world premiere performance tour [Full Story]
Decorah Yard Waste site is now open
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  5:17 PM
Open Wednesdays and Saturdays [Full Story]
Season has ended for Decorah High School's mock trial teams
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  5:06 PM
Three teams competed at Mason City [Full Story]
Celebration of Life wants applications from women who want a free mammogram
Posted: Tue, Apr 6, 2010  4:23 PM
Mammograms will be done later in April [Full Story]
Consultant presents proposal for $6 million in new county facilities
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  10:46 PM
But supervisors say no immediate action is planned [Full Story]
Plan presented for $1.4 million recreational facilities project in Decorah
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  10:44 PM
Another $350,000 would be spend on central park facilities in downtown Decorah [Full Story]
City council passes on increasing payment for sustainability study
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  10:26 PM
Will stick with $3,725 payment [Full Story]
This is National Public Health Week
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  10:23 PM
Winneshiek County is joining in the observance [Full Story]
Two arrested by Decorah Police Sunday morning
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  10:21 PM
Rochester man faces numerous charges; Decorah woman charged with public intoxication [Full Story]
County supervisors approve first reading of ordinance for Urban Revitalization Plan for Brynsaas Sales
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  2:27 PM
Will give initial tax breaks for constructing new building [Full Story]
National Weather Service is observing Severe Weather Awareness Week this week
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  2:18 PM
Monday's focus is on flash flooding [Full Story]
Former Freeport man killed in construction accident
Posted: Sun, Apr 4, 2010  10:35 PM
David Thompson killed when a wind gust pushed over a cement block wall [Full Story]
First of this year's Decorah bald eaglets hatches
Posted: Sun, Apr 4, 2010  10:22 PM
Two other eaglets should hatch soon [Full Story]
Volunteers needed to help combat garlic mustard
Posted: Sun, Apr 4, 2010  10:06 PM
Decorah group is making headway against the weed [Full Story]
A March without snow in Decorah!
Posted: Thu, Apr 1, 2010  8:00 AM
Oneota Co-op elects new board members
Posted: Thu, Apr 1, 2010  9:00 PM
New General Manager expresses optimism and highlights improved finances [Full Story]
Barb Ettleson to run for Winneshiek County Recorder
Posted: Thu, Apr 1, 2010  6:00 PM
March was warmer, dryer than normal in Decorah
Posted: Thu, Apr 1, 2010  12:00 PM