News Archive

Luther College establishes "Williams Endowment Fund"
Posted: Mon, May 31, 2010  4:17 PM
DHS graduated 138 on Sunday
Posted: Sun, May 30, 2010  1:51 PM
Valedictorians and Salutatorian honored [Full Story]
How can Oneota Co-op members find out about the Co-op Board's action?
Posted: Thu, May 27, 2010  5:30 PM
Board members are reviewing the ways they communicate with members. [Full Story]
Flower baskets making annual appearance downtown
Posted: Thu, May 27, 2010  5:33 PM
David Cavagnaro photo exhibit opens at Seed Savers
Posted: Thu, May 27, 2010  5:12 PM
first on Winneshiek County is creating a "new wetland"
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2010  5:05 PM
Construction project is taking place on land owned by Luther College [Full Story]
Decorah well-represented at Iowa Bandmasters meeting
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2010  5:03 PM
Kephart's Music honored by Northeast Iowa Bandmasters Association
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2010  8:41 AM
Kephart's recognized for "50 years of service to Iowa band programs." [Full Story]
Pepsi Cola Bottling of Decorah soliciting grant applications
Posted: Tue, May 25, 2010  8:50 PM
Part of Pepsi Refresh Grant Program. [Full Story]
NICC recognizes contributions of Jim Anderson of Decorah
Posted: Tue, May 25, 2010  8:49 PM
He has served for 11 years on the NICC Board [Full Story]
Convention & Visitors Bureau preparing for Decorah visit by the WMT Tractorcade
Posted: Tue, May 25, 2010  8:47 PM
Tractorcade will be in Northeast Iowa June 14th-16th [Full Story]
Wish You Were Here?
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2010  5:19 PM
Heat wave hits Decorah [Full Story]
Is this the winner in the search for a town slogan?
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2010  5:07 PM
Peter Jorgensen makes a suggestion [Full Story]
Repairs may be necessary to the slide at the Decorah Swimming Pool
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2010  4:54 PM
Engineer will be brought in for study [Full Story]
Luther announces 2010-2011 Center Stage Series
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2010  4:33 PM
Another Winneshiek County bridge is closed
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2010  11:08 AM
Due to "advanced decay" [Full Story]
Gas prices dipping just before Memorial Day
Posted: Sun, May 23, 2010  10:37 PM
But experts say $3.00/gallon gas may return this summer [Full Story]
Dip in the pool leads to criminal charges against three people
Posted: Sun, May 23, 2010  10:27 PM
Charged with "Entering the Decorah Municipal Swimming Pool After Hours" [Full Story]
Decorah HS students are raising money to fight world hunger
Posted: Sun, May 23, 2010  10:15 PM
Sales of M & Ms will help bring a mobile packing unit from Feed My Starving Children [Full Story]
Winneshiek Medical Center nurse receives scholarship
Posted: Sun, May 23, 2010  10:10 PM
City will likely issue bonds to raise the $250,000 for new recreational complex
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2010  8:26 PM
Would also refinance a 2002 bond issue [Full Story]
What would happen if Luther College didn't renew the 25-year lease on the land for the proposed recreational complex?
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2010  8:20 PM
City, school district officials discuss future continguencies [Full Story]
Will the Trout Run Trail loop be temporarily completed without the bridge?
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2010  8:15 PM
City council committee raises that possibility [Full Story]
Luther College hires new Nordic Choir director
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2010  8:05 AM
Allen Hightower comes from Sam Houston State University [Full Story]
Calmar man arrested on for sexual harassment on Prairie Farmer bike path
Posted: Thu, May 20, 2010  8:47 AM
Travis Giddings is in custody on two charges [Full Story]
Culver tells Decorah audience there's a "clear choice" in November
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010  4:35 PM
Stresses I-Jobs, Iowa Power Fund and early childhood education funding [Full Story]
Low-flow shower heads a success at Luther College
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010  4:18 PM
After a test case goes well, the new shower heads will be installed in all college dorms [Full Story]
Decorah Masonic Lodge awards three scholarships
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010  4:07 PM
Presented to South Winneshiek HS students [Full Story]
NICC looking for Alumni Hall of Fame nominations
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010  3:58 PM
Nominations must be received by July 1st [Full Story]
Decorah High School receives its Chocolate Milk Contest $10,000 prize from the Midwest Dairy Association
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2010  11:16 AM
Former NFL receiver Eddie Kennison speaks at school assembly [Full Story]
Police trying to figure out who struck whom
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:08 PM
Accident report has not yet been completed for car/motorcycle crash [Full Story]
Road paving bid is favorable
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:05 PM
NICC Board approves tuition increase
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:04 PM
Fees will go up almost 5 percent [Full Story]
Luther develops energy conservation program
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:03 PM
Luther College graduate named a judge in Minnesota
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:37 PM
Sustainable Decorah roundtables underway
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:01 PM
Rodale will be a keynote speaker at Seed Savers conference
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  5:00 PM
Seed Savers co-founder Diane Ott Whealey will be the other keynote speaker [Full Story]
NICC offering more lead safe work practices classes
Posted: Tue, May 18, 2010  4:54 PM
Responding to need created by new state law [Full Story]
Recreational facilities group asks City of Decorah for $250,000
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  10:13 PM
City schedules special meeting on Thursday [Full Story]
Decorah man injured in car-motorcycle accident
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  10:09 PM
Jim Long helicoptered to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester [Full Story]
Luther College signs land lease for wind turbine
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  11:45 AM
Project should be operational within one year [Full Story]
Experts say no need to spray yet for emerald ash borers
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  10:00 PM
Even though borers have been found in Allamakee County [Full Story]
Decorah to lose its only video rental store
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  11:28 AM
Movie Gallery announces plans to close their entire company [Full Story]
Work continues to get Caretaker's House on National Register of Historic Places
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  9:53 PM
County Board endorses application for $2,500 grant to cover costs [Full Story]
City council asked to help lower the stray cat population in Decorah
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  9:49 PM
PAW suggests the city give it money to pay to neuter and spay stray cats [Full Story]
Decorah native Bolson wins ag association award
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  9:34 PM
Thrivent representatives move to new office
Posted: Mon, May 17, 2010  9:31 PM
Additional Decorah organizations could lose their tax-exempt status
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2010  8:56 PM
35 total on the IRS list [Full Story]
NICC hires Wendy Mihm-Herold as vice president of the college's economic development services division
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2010  1:07 PM
Replaces Ken Vande Berg, who will be retiring July 1st [Full Story]
Kayser recognized by farm group
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2010  1:04 PM
Police respond to several accidents
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2010  12:49 PM
Luther professor Freeman receives grant
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2010  12:46 PM
Emerald ash borers found in NE Iowa
Posted: Fri, May 14, 2010  10:39 AM
Infected trees found in Allamakee County [Full Story]
Health care reform's impact in Decorah might be lesser than in other cities because more people have health insurance
Posted: Fri, May 14, 2010  10:45 AM
Gundersen-Lutheran expert speaks to Decorah business representatives on Friday [Full Story]
A sweet way to celebrate National Nursing Home Week
Posted: Thu, May 13, 2010  5:29 PM
Aase events include dessert contest [Full Story]
Local Red Cross deploys another disaster relief worker
Posted: Thu, May 13, 2010  5:16 PM
Gail Howatt headed to Mississippi floods [Full Story]
Haiti fundraiser targets sewing items
Posted: Thu, May 13, 2010  5:12 PM
13 Decorah non-profit organizations are facing the loss of their tax-exempt status
Posted: Wed, May 12, 2010  5:11 PM
A Washington, D.C. think tank says the organizations have failed to file the necessary forms with the IRS [Full Story]
Decorah teachers and school board reach tentative agreement
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  5:50 PM
Overall package calls for 2.99 percent increase [Full Story]
Three retiring North Winneshiek teachers honored
Posted: Wed, May 12, 2010  4:42 PM
The three represent nearly a century total of experience [Full Story]
New Trout Run Trail sculpture installed
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  5:46 PM
Statue is by Doug Freeman [Full Story]
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  5:41 PM
City street committee will make a recommendation in June [Full Story]
Decorah High School art student wins Congressional Art Competition
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  5:10 PM
Selected by Congressman Tom Latham [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person: Why are there different speed limits on County B-16?
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  4:50 PM
Winneshiek County Board has the authority to change speed limits [Full Story]
Second annual "Best of the Bluffs" contest is underway
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  4:44 PM
Sponsored by Winneshiek County Convention and Visitors Bureau [Full Story]
Seven students receive nursing scholarships
Posted: Tue, May 11, 2010  4:32 PM
Winneshiek Medical Center Auxiliary awards $6,000 total [Full Story]
City committee recommends shelving private ownership of city's yard waste site
Posted: Mon, May 10, 2010  10:30 PM
But encourages Marty Grimm to look for another location for his proposed business [Full Story]
A clean sweep for Decorah High School music ensembles
Posted: Mon, May 10, 2010  10:24 PM
Six of six at Large Group Contest [Full Story]
School Board commits to support REPSI project
Posted: Mon, May 10, 2010  10:20 PM
Board support is one step to coordinate multi-group recreation project [Full Story]
North Winneshiek teacher contract is approved by school board
Posted: Mon, May 10, 2010  10:15 PM
Support staff contracts also approved [Full Story]
North Winneshiek School Board issues several contracts
Posted: Mon, May 10, 2010  10:07 PM
Superintendent Tim Dugger among those given a new contract [Full Story]
Decorah Middle School is one of just five schools in the state receiving a grant
Posted: Sun, May 9, 2010  7:58 PM
Will help students study solar energy [Full Story]
New rules about lead paint causing high demand for classes at NICC
Posted: Sun, May 9, 2010  7:36 PM
Law went into effect January 13th [Full Story]
South Winneshiek students are helping area veterans
Posted: Sun, May 9, 2010  6:57 PM
Hospital volunteers honored
Posted: Sun, May 9, 2010  6:48 PM
Decorah Police make drug arrests
Posted: Fri, May 7, 2010  8:29 AM
Execute search warrant at house on East Water Street [Full Story]
Willowglen Nursery closing retail sales after 20+ years
Posted: Thu, May 6, 2010  5:49 PM
Owners looking forward to "evolving" activities [Full Story]
Bourcier wins movie award
Posted: Thu, May 6, 2010  5:10 PM
What a difference a year makes for Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2010  4:13 PM
Hospital is now solidly in the black [Full Story]
Winneshiek County Health Department warns of mumps outbreak in Northwest Iowa
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2010  3:59 PM
Take cuations if you're traveling there [Full Story]
Music award seen as big boost to Decorah schools
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2010  3:51 PM
Radiology services should be back to normal in a few months at Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2010  3:41 PM
Full-time radiologist to arrive in August [Full Story]
Decorah schools recognized for music education
Posted: Wed, May 5, 2010  9:57 AM
One of 174 school districts named by the NAMM Foundation as the nation's best [Full Story]
Decorah firm wins contract for construction of new dam
Posted: Tue, May 4, 2010  9:58 PM
Holland Brothers is the low bidder on a Scott County project [Full Story]
Decision expected very soon on Decorah VA Clinic
Posted: Tue, May 4, 2010  9:53 PM
Officials are mulling several offers [Full Story]
Six Luther students win $1,000 scholarships
Posted: Tue, May 4, 2010  9:41 PM
Includes a Decorah resident, a Volga resident and a St. Ansgar resident [Full Story]
Chicago Tribune article profiles Hart's Tea and Tarts
Posted: Tue, May 4, 2010  10:05 PM
Three Luther students win Fulbright Scholarships
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  10:03 PM
A fourth Luther student named to reserve list [Full Story]
April in Decorah was almost the warmest April ever recorded
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  9:58 PM
Second hottest out of last 115 Aprils [Full Story]
City council refers composting business proposal to committee
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  9:48 PM
Street Committee will discuss Marty Grimm's proposal next Monday [Full Story]
University of Iowa students present City of Decorah with
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  9:25 PM
Report is a guide for future decisions [Full Story]
Solberg named 2010 Educator of the Year by the Iowa Athletic Trainers Society
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  9:22 PM
Has shown outstanding abilities in educating at the collegiate level [Full Story]
City council authorizes storm sewer repairs
Posted: Mon, May 3, 2010  9:21 PM
Study says Winneshiek Medical Center creates $25.3 million impact on on the local economy
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  11:00 AM
Statewide one in five Iowa jobs is linked to health care [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person: Our readers respond
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  10:42 AM
Two previous columns bring e-mails [Full Story]
Women's lacrosse now being played at Luther College
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  9:22 AM
Third [Full Story]
The Decorah High School Community Club and Student Council have begun raising $17,000
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  8:57 AM
Money would be used to pack meals for starving children [Full Story]
Luther College associate dean selected for Thrivent Fellows Program
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  8:53 AM
The program has selected Terry E. Sparkes [Full Story]
2010 Park-Rec. Summer Brochure is out
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2010  8:50 AM
Registration begins Monday [Full Story]