News Archive

UPDATE: Two Decorah residents finish in the top five of $1,000 contest
Posted: Wed, Jun 30, 2010  8:16 AM
Brittney Bakken and John Kjome competed in the "Dream Big, Live Here" contest [Full Story]
Decorah man is arraigned on two counts of delivering oxycodone
Posted: Tue, Jun 29, 2010  5:08 PM
60-year-old Clifton Weston faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years in prison [Full Story]
Some blasting will begin this week on Segment 11 of the Trout Run Trail
Posted: Mon, Jun 28, 2010  5:30 PM
Public warned to stay away from the work site [Full Story]
Kjome in "Dream Big, Grow Here" contest
Posted: Thu, Jun 24, 2010  5:04 PM
Decorah Public Library is beginning to get its water problems under control
Posted: Tue, Jun 29, 2010  4:57 PM
But library will be closed again Wednesday [Full Story]
Donations from local businesses lead to greener Decorah HS campus
Posted: Tue, Jun 29, 2010  4:48 PM
Family Table, Don Jose and Ladybug Landscape and Floral pitch in [Full Story]
NE Iowa Drug Task Force receives state grant
Posted: Wed, Jun 30, 2010  8:05 AM
Decorah native is aiming to win an entrepreneurship contest
Posted: Wed, Jun 23, 2010  4:42 PM
Britney Bakken wants to cook health local foods to deliver to families and the elderly [Full Story]
Decorah police release details of arrest
Posted: Tue, Jun 29, 2010  7:29 AM
Decorah man faces four charges [Full Story]
Decorah bald eagle camera will shut down soon for the season
Posted: Mon, Jun 28, 2010  5:44 PM
Bald eagle chicks are spending most of their time out of the nest [Full Story]
Improvements planned for Winneshiek County Recycling's Freeport facility
Posted: Mon, Jun 28, 2010  5:36 PM
Work will begin soon [Full Story]
Mr. Answer Person Week continues...
Posted: Mon, Jun 28, 2010  5:05 PM
"What is going on in the field on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Valley View Drive?" [Full Story]
Wet weather hampering farmers
Posted: Mon, Jun 28, 2010  4:47 PM
Iowa Agriculture Department issues latest crop report [Full Story]
House destroyed by fire
Posted: Sun, Jun 27, 2010  3:45 PM
A busy weekend for Decorah Fire Department
Posted: Sun, Jun 27, 2010  3:39 PM
Four calls for the department [Full Story]
Luther student named to cadaver program
Posted: Sun, Jun 27, 2010  3:32 PM
Decorah Yard Waste Site announces hours
Posted: Sun, Jun 27, 2010  3:22 PM
NICC to offer another lead safe renovator class
Posted: Sun, Jun 27, 2010  3:01 PM
Decorah businesses joining forces for Abby Theisen benefit
Posted: Fri, Jun 25, 2010  8:16 AM
Will sell chances on a Barenaked Ladies prize package [Full Story]
Burr Oak woman, Cindy Remick, wins $250,000 in Iowa Lottery
Posted: Thu, Jun 24, 2010  2:52 PM
Buys winning ticket at Casey's on Old Stage Road [Full Story]
"Way of Water" books available at Decorah Library
Posted: Thu, Jun 24, 2010  5:00 PM
July book discussion to feature simulated oil spill [Full Story]
Mentoring Event Salutes Local Heroes
Posted: Thu, Jun 24, 2010  4:56 PM
Red Cross offers more babysitting classes
Posted: Thu, Jun 24, 2010  4:54 PM
"Barn Quilts" are springing up in Winneshiek County
Posted: Wed, Jun 23, 2010  5:05 PM
The project is the work of a group of volunteers [Full Story]
Decorah street projects have begun
Posted: Wed, Jun 23, 2010  4:55 PM
Construction projects continue at NICC Calmar campus
Posted: Tue, Jun 22, 2010  4:10 PM
NICC Board approves contract for architectural services for Dairy Center addition [Full Story]
RSVP launches new "Friendly Visiting" program
Posted: Tue, Jun 22, 2010  4:01 PM
Two-car accident causes $2,800 in damages
Posted: Wed, Jun 23, 2010  7:39 AM
37 high school guidance counselors visit NICC
Posted: Tue, Jun 22, 2010  4:06 PM
Mr. Answer Person gets asked about earwigs
Posted: Tue, Jun 22, 2010  4:32 PM
first on "Major retailer" could come to the former Wal-Mart building
Posted: Mon, Jun 21, 2010  9:53 PM
But you won't believe what the hang-up is! [Full Story]
Traffic accident involving Decorah woman sends two to hospital
Posted: Mon, Jun 21, 2010  9:37 PM
Motorcycle hits the rear of a car driven by 71-year-old Jutta Anderson [Full Story]
Decorah City Council selects Trout Run Trail bridge
Posted: Mon, Jun 21, 2010  9:47 PM
"Milwaukee bridge" is preferred [Full Story]
Chicago Tribune declares Decorah is one of the best travel destinations
Posted: Mon, Jun 21, 2010  9:43 PM
Profiles Decorah in Sunday travel section [Full Story]
City council approves across the board pay raise
Posted: Mon, Jun 21, 2010  9:26 PM
Supervisors and non-union employees will receive the raise [Full Story]
Owner of former Wal-Mart store: VA Outpatient Clinic decision could be a catalyst to further development
Posted: Sun, Jun 20, 2010  9:02 PM
Construction of VA Outpatient Clinic in old Wal-Mart store ends a five year search for an occupant [Full Story]
Olympic strength coach says attention to detail is the secret to good performance
Posted: Sun, Jun 20, 2010  9:19 PM
Kenneth Jay visits Decorah for training sessions [Full Story]
Boy Scout Troop 66 agrees to take over maintenance of Decorah welcome sign
Posted: Sun, Jun 20, 2010  9:09 PM
Boy Scout Donald Spieker will lead the project as part of his Eagle Scout project [Full Story]
PAW weighs in on the feral cat issue
Posted: Sun, Jun 20, 2010  8:51 PM
The organization releases a statement on its reasons for a "spay and release" request [Full Story]
Vesterheim recognizes the contributions of ten Decorah residents
Posted: Sun, Jun 20, 2010  8:37 PM
Presents "Kroneklubben awards" [Full Story]
VA Outpatient Clinic will locate in old Wal-Mart building
Posted: Fri, Jun 18, 2010  12:05 PM
Veterans Administration announces its selection [Full Story]
High speed chase leads to traffic charges
Posted: Fri, Jun 18, 2010  7:39 AM
Luther College alumnus selected as Fulbright Scholar
Posted: Thu, Jun 17, 2010  5:26 PM
Carl Westphal will travel to Egypt [Full Story]
Toys Go 'Round needs help moving 1,000 toys
Posted: Thu, Jun 17, 2010  5:17 PM
Shareholders to School Board: move forward rapidly on school renovations
Posted: Wed, Jun 16, 2010  10:18 PM
Community committee expected to present petition for bond vote [Full Story]
WMT Tractorcade being called a success
Posted: Tue, Jun 15, 2010  7:40 PM
Rain doesn't bother tractor drivers [Full Story]
Decorah woman wins $242 in groceries in Decorah Rotary Club Grocery Grab
Posted: Wed, Jun 16, 2010  9:17 AM
Karen Kerndt runs through the aisles of Fareway [Full Story]
Posted: Tue, Jun 15, 2010  7:41 PM
DRAC is "re-branding"
Posted: Tue, Jun 15, 2010  7:39 PM
RSVP seeks volunteers to deliver meals to shut-ins
Posted: Tue, Jun 15, 2010  7:35 PM
Update of Decorah's comprehensive plan is almost complete
Posted: Tue, Jun 15, 2010  11:49 AM
Public hearings might begin in August or September [Full Story]
Ward and Jackie Budweg are returning to Decorah
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2010  4:45 PM
Their three-year, 33,000 mile worldwide bike trip is about to end [Full Story]
Draz Athletics of Decorah receives a state grant
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2010  4:29 PM
Iowa Department of Economic Development awards $40,000 [Full Story]
Foremost Farms, USA awards 10 $2,000 scholarships
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2010  4:25 PM
Two Winneshiek County residents are among the recipients [Full Story]
Iowa Agriculture Department imposes quarantine on Allamakee County firewood
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2010  9:14 AM
State responds to discovery of emerald ash borer [Full Story]
NE Iowa Montessori School names new director
Posted: Mon, Jun 14, 2010  9:08 AM
A tourism slogan for Decorah:
Posted: Sun, Jun 13, 2010  8:11 PM
A general slogan versus a specific slogan [Full Story]
Enrollment continues to boom at NICC
Posted: Sun, Jun 13, 2010  8:03 PM
Summer students increase by 13 percent; class hours by 20 percent; on-line class hours by 49 percent [Full Story]
Want an easy way to get to the Iowa State Fair?
Posted: Thu, Jun 10, 2010  4:58 PM
The fair announces the [Full Story]
NICC's Rockfeller High School announces honor roll
Posted: Thu, Jun 10, 2010  4:45 PM
Two Decorah residents are listed [Full Story]
Winneshiek County supervisors will limit their support of the Decorah Recreational Complex to in-kind investments
Posted: Wed, Jun 9, 2010  11:26 AM
Motion to give cash to the project fails 3-2 [Full Story]
Winneshiek County Sheriff's Department says legitimate U.S. Census phone calls will be made
Posted: Wed, Jun 9, 2010  5:05 PM
Follows warning about fraudulent calls [Full Story]
Cost of box culvert is higher than expected by Winneshiek County
Posted: Thu, Jun 10, 2010  8:34 AM
The project is the county's contribution to the Trout Run Trail [Full Story]
Vintage cars stop in Decorah
Posted: Wed, Jun 9, 2010  8:49 PM
Winneshiek County Board Chairman Dean Darling defeated in Republican primary
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  10:26 PM
Lonnie Pierce wins nomination to run in November's election [Full Story]
Bridge in Winneshiek Counthy will be demolished, not moved
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  4:21 PM
Too expensive to move to the Trout Run Trail [Full Story]
Prisoners have left their marks on the courthouse bell tower
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  4:34 PM
Names cover the clock tower booth [Full Story]
View from the top of the courthouse is spectacular
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  4:28 PM
Crack down on drunk driving results in traffic citations
Posted: Wed, Jun 9, 2010  8:39 AM
Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau funded the month-long program [Full Story]
Vesterheim offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  3:23 PM
Program will run through Labor Day [Full Story]
Five Winneshiek County producers receive grants to increase local food supply
Posted: Tue, Jun 8, 2010  3:08 PM
Given by the Northeast Iowa Food & Farm Coalition [Full Story]
What if Luther College wants to take back the Recreational Facilities Complex property after 25 years?
Posted: Mon, Jun 7, 2010  10:15 PM
City Council member Paul Wanless wants [Full Story]
Decorah firefighters called to house fire
Posted: Mon, Jun 7, 2010  10:14 PM
Contract approved for construction of next segment of Trout Run Trail
Posted: Mon, Jun 7, 2010  10:03 PM
Skyline Construction wins the bid [Full Story]
City committee delays decision on PAW funding request
Posted: Mon, Jun 7, 2010  9:49 PM
Will meet again to discuss the request for help in spaying and neutering wild cats [Full Story]
Winners of second annual "Best of the Bluffs" contest named
Posted: Sun, Jun 6, 2010  7:45 PM
Contest was run by WCCVB [Full Story]
Health inspection of hospital's nutrition department finds no problems
Posted: Sun, Jun 6, 2010  7:16 PM
Iowa Department of Inspections gives the hospital a [Full Story]
WCDI awards grants to four Winneshiek entrepreneurs
Posted: Fri, Jun 4, 2010  1:44 PM
PAW animal rescue shelter proposal moves forward
Posted: Wed, Jun 2, 2010  3:51 PM
PAW launches 12-month information and education program to promote five-county facility [Full Story]
Local high school guidance counselor completes service on UI advisory board
Posted: Wed, Jun 2, 2010  3:45 PM
University of Iowa recognizes retiring Tony Fox [Full Story]
May was slightly warmer and drier than average
Posted: Tue, Jun 1, 2010  3:40 PM
NICC to offer Motorcycle Rider Education courses
Posted: Tue, Jun 1, 2010  3:30 PM