News Archive

November ballot is now set
Posted: Sun, Aug 31, 2014  9:38 AM
Ask Mr. Answer Person about Pole Line Road
Posted: Sun, Aug 31, 2014  9:19 AM
Police looking for hit & run driver
Posted: Sun, Aug 31, 2014  9:05 AM
County Recorder's Office issues warning to the public
Posted: Sun, Aug 31, 2014  9:02 AM
Hitting the highways for Labor Day weekend?
Posted: Fri, Aug 29, 2014  4:20 PM
Gas prices are somewhat lower, but traffic is heavier [Full Story]
First year students, first year professors--first year president
Posted: Thu, Aug 28, 2014  8:36 PM
Luther College's Service of Dedication starts off the new school year [Full Story]
Decorah Youth Choirs now being organized
Posted: Thu, Aug 28, 2014  2:51 PM
Kelly Building Systems receives award
Posted: Thu, Aug 28, 2014  2:45 PM
Extension to host field day focusing on sand bedding
Posted: Thu, Aug 28, 2014  2:39 PM
ANALYSIS: Finding platinum and other precious metals requires educated guessing
Posted: Wed, Aug 27, 2014  4:04 PM
by's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Farewell reception has been scheduled for Randy Uhl
Posted: Wed, Aug 27, 2014  3:50 PM
New fishing dock installed at Lake Meyer
Posted: Wed, Aug 27, 2014  2:15 PM
Holidays will affect garbage pickup schedule
Posted: Wed, Aug 27, 2014  2:09 PM
Registration has begun for grief support group
Posted: Wed, Aug 27, 2014  2:04 PM
"Why have my property taxes gone up?"
Posted: Tue, Aug 26, 2014  4:59 PM
Winneshiek Medical Center offering pilates classes
Posted: Tue, Aug 26, 2014  4:43 PM
County Board lowers speed limit near sand quarry
Posted: Mon, Aug 25, 2014  7:19 PM
WCDI Executive Director Randy Uhl is leaving his job
Posted: Mon, Aug 25, 2014  10:42 AM
ANALYSIS: The changing face of economic development
Posted: Mon, Aug 25, 2014  6:59 PM
by's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Emerald Ash Borer discovered in Story County
Posted: Mon, Aug 25, 2014  10:39 AM
Park-Rec: Thanks to those who helped with "G2G"
Posted: Sun, Aug 24, 2014  7:18 PM
by Park-Rec Director Andy Nimrod [Full Story]
Questers groups recognize two 4-H members
Posted: Sun, Aug 24, 2014  7:06 PM
Norwegian Enamel exhibit opens at Vesterheim
Posted: Thu, Aug 21, 2014  7:09 PM
Babysitter Training held at Winneshiek Medical Center
Posted: Thu, Aug 21, 2014  6:51 PM
The "Ice Bucket Challenge" reaches Decorah
Posted: Wed, Aug 20, 2014  8:34 PM
Luther College Sports Information Director Dave Blanchard gets wet for a good cause [Full Story]
Calmar family earns statewide environmental award
Posted: Wed, Aug 20, 2014  8:30 PM
Highway 9 sewer and water project is slow in getting started--but city's engineering consultant isn't worried
Posted: Tue, Aug 19, 2014  9:23 PM
Project has a deadline of late August of 2015 [Full Story]
Pat Murphy: Bipartisanship in Congress is possible
Posted: Tue, Aug 19, 2014  9:08 PM
Here's what a platinum mine in Decorah would look like
Posted: Mon, Aug 18, 2014  9:39 PM
The only current platinum mines in the United States are out West [Full Story]
Winneshiek County Board approves conditional use permit for rock concert at Chimney Rock Campground
Posted: Sun, Aug 17, 2014  9:13 AM
Makes two minor changes to Planning & Zoning Commission's recommendations [Full Story]
"Cheers, Mr. Answer Person!"
Posted: Mon, Aug 18, 2014  9:24 PM
A Letter to the Editor by Benji Nichols of Decorah [Full Story]
Is there platinum under Decorah?
Posted: Sun, Aug 17, 2014  5:55 PM
Next Monday's County Board meeting will include a presentation on possible platinum mining [Full Story]
Will propane supplies hold up this fall?
Posted: Sun, Aug 17, 2014  6:20 PM
Winneshiek County farmers are being advised to lock in supplies now [Full Story]
WMC Ossian Clinic offering community classes
Posted: Sun, Aug 17, 2014  9:02 AM
Former Luther College Development Director dies
Posted: Wed, Aug 13, 2014  1:56 PM
Albert B. Anderson worked with former Luther President H. George Anderson [Full Story]
"Walking School Bus" volunteers needed
Posted: Thu, Aug 14, 2014  6:27 AM
Campground owner Deb Keefe's application for a conditional use permit wins unanimous approval from the County Planning & Zoning Commission
Posted: Tue, Aug 12, 2014  9:37 PM
But first the group puts several conditions on the permit for a rock concert [Full Story]
Mr. Answer Person is asked about two new businesses
Posted: Tue, Aug 12, 2014  9:16 PM
Meteorologist Dr. Elwyn Taylor predicts we're entering a period of weather "volatility"
Posted: Mon, Aug 11, 2014  9:31 PM
Speaks Monday to Winneshiek County Farm Bureau members [Full Story]
Decorah School District Policy Website gets major overhaul
Posted: Mon, Aug 11, 2014  7:13 PM
Policies are now indexed and easily accessible [Full Story]
Routine business conducted by Decorah School Board
Posted: Mon, Aug 11, 2014  7:16 PM
Concurrent Enrollment Contract approved; Shareholders Group has few changes [Full Story]
Survey shows impact of Trout Run Trail
Posted: Sun, Aug 10, 2014  1:24 PM series: "You Said It Your Way"
Posted: Sun, Aug 10, 2014  12:48 PM
Results from the citizen survey about Decorah's city government [Full Story]
One childrens program to take a break at Decorah Public Library
Posted: Sun, Aug 10, 2014  8:30 AM
But "Story Time" will continue [Full Story]
Park-Rec fall brochures are now available
Posted: Thu, Aug 7, 2014  8:00 PM
OHFA repays Winneshiek County $2,400
Posted: Thu, Aug 7, 2014  10:57 AM
Calmar's Mikayla Lien named Iowa Dairy Princess
Posted: Thu, Aug 7, 2014  6:49 AM
Drunk driving arrests are up in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Aug 5, 2014  5:00 PM
Winneshiek County will be getting federal road and bridge funds for another 11 months
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  3:51 PM
Congress has passed a stopgap funding bill [Full Story]
Ask Mr. Answer Person:
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  2:43 PM
Emerald Ash Borer found in yet another Iowa county
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  10:43 AM
The total is now 12 out of 99 [Full Story]
July was cooler, dryer than normal
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  8:07 AM
Dry spell--Decorah has gone 19 days without rain
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  6:30 AM
World War I display opens at Decorah Public Library
Posted: Mon, Aug 4, 2014  2:36 PM
Drug arrests were up in Decorah during 2013-2014
Posted: Sun, Aug 3, 2014  1:08 PM
Decorah Police Department to present its 2013 annual report Monday night [Full Story]
Decorah's newest mural--in 154 seconds!
Posted: Sun, Aug 3, 2014  6:13 PM
"Iowa Private College Week" is this week
Posted: Sun, Aug 3, 2014  12:28 PM
Luther College is participating [Full Story]