News Archive

Letter to the Editor: Stop giving power to white supremacists in the flag debate
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  8:46 AM
(by Braden Archer of Decorah) [Full Story]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  8:43 AM
Bridge work will close county road for two weeks
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  4:44 PM
Two Calmar women have been arrested in Fayette County
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  1:57 PM
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" turns 50
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  2:57 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Illinois woman arrested following rollover accident
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  1:28 PM
Postville man served with a warrant
Posted: Mon, Sep 30, 2019  1:23 PM
New Luther College President embraces her new home
Posted: Sun, Sep 29, 2019  4:22 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
The "Hidden" Streets of Decorah
Posted: Sun, Sep 29, 2019  12:04 PM
--feature story by's Paul Scott [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Make Thomas Hansen pay the $1,500 cost of last Tuesday's election
Posted: Fri, Sep 27, 2019  8:49 AM
--by John Carver of Decorah [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "I object to the proposed CAFO expansion by Platinumbrook"
Posted: Sun, Sep 29, 2019  8:17 AM
--by Dick Janson of Decorah [Full Story]
Matt Tapscott interview with's Ben Gardner
Posted: Thu, Sep 26, 2019  5:30 PM
Tapscott: "I believe in public service and I'm running to represent working people." [Full Story]
Two men charged following altercation Saturday morning
Posted: Thu, Sep 26, 2019  12:21 PM
Cresco man charged with OWI
Posted: Thu, Sep 26, 2019  9:55 AM
Former Chair of the Winneshiek Democrats to challenge incumbent state senator
Posted: Wed, Sep 25, 2019  2:35 PM
Matt Tapscott to challenge incumbent state Senator Michael Brietbach [Full Story]
Mentors are needed in Winneshiek County
Posted: Wed, Sep 25, 2019  11:01 AM
TOP STORY: Neal defeats Kirkeby in special election
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  8:19 PM
Decorah High School is one of four high schools in Iowa to receive a STEM pipeline talent grant
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  2:19 PM
Award will be made Thursday afternoon [Full Story]
Luther professor to publish book with prestigious academic publishing house
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  4:15 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Frankville man arrested on warrant
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  10:02 AM
West Union man arrested for probation violation
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  9:59 AM
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to those who made possible the tour of Trout Run Trail
Posted: Tue, Sep 24, 2019  8:51 AM
--by Arlin Falck Assisted Living Activity Director Nori Hadley [Full Story]
Mayor Pete introduced himself to over 400 people in Elkader Opera House Monday
Posted: Mon, Sep 23, 2019  5:43 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Parkinson Support Group meets Wednesday afternoon
Posted: Mon, Sep 23, 2019  10:24 AM
Decorah woman ticketed following traffic accident
Posted: Mon, Sep 23, 2019  10:19 AM
A moving experience for this Decorah house
Posted: Mon, Sep 23, 2019  9:59 AM
POLITICAL COMMENTARY: Sanders and Buttigieg represent two different paths for Democrats
Posted: Sun, Sep 22, 2019  4:37 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Luther Professor delivers lecture on anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko
Posted: Sun, Sep 22, 2019  4:32 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Missing yield sign leads to accident
Posted: Fri, Sep 20, 2019  10:51 AM
Festina woman charged with child endangerment
Posted: Fri, Sep 20, 2019  10:55 AM
MOVIE REVIEW: The new Brad Pitt movie is a brilliant, brooding sci-fi journey worth taking
Posted: Fri, Sep 20, 2019  10:32 AM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: Why is Thomas Hansen trying to turn a non-partisan office into a political office?
Posted: Thu, Sep 19, 2019  12:32 PM
--by Janelle Pavlovec of Decorah [Full Story]
Impact Coffee roasting operation soon to move into Water Street location
Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2019  4:31 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Progress being made on Oneota Drive Bridge
Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2019  9:04 AM
Two people have filed papers to run as candidates in Decorah's at-large district
Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2019  5:47 PM
Both Kirk Johnson and Gary Rustad have years of experience on the city council [Full Story]
Holy Land Bishop to spend a week at Luther College
Posted: Wed, Sep 18, 2019  9:29 AM
OPINION: "Ben, here's your coffee. Do you meditate?"
Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019  2:54 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Florida man arrested on 2 charges
Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019  12:54 PM
Decorah man arrested on two counts of Animal Torture
Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019  12:42 PM
Motor vehicle accident causes $11,000 in damage
Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019  11:29 AM
Collision causes $8,000 in damage
Posted: Mon, Sep 16, 2019  11:22 AM
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: World-renowned comedic juggling duo performs at Luther Saturday
Posted: Fri, Sep 13, 2019  1:16 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Gun control group will visit Decorah Saturday morning
Posted: Thu, Sep 12, 2019  11:12 AM
Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday morning
Posted: Thu, Sep 12, 2019  10:59 AM
"Good Morning Miss America" is going Off-Broadway
Posted: Thu, Sep 12, 2019  10:23 AM
The play was earlier performed in Decorah [Full Story]
Monarch Banding event is Saturday in Anderson Prairie
Posted: Thu, Sep 12, 2019  10:12 AM
What role do sports play in developing resilience in children?
Posted: Wed, Sep 11, 2019  3:17 PM
Thursday night lecture will discuss the topic [Full Story]
Vesterheim receives grant from Iowa Arts Council
Posted: Wed, Sep 11, 2019  3:04 PM
Decorah remembers 9/11
Posted: Wed, Sep 11, 2019  10:26 AM
Waukon man arrested for violation of probation
Posted: Wed, Sep 11, 2019  9:40 AM
Letter to the Editor: Support Emily Neal in Ward 2
Posted: Wed, Sep 11, 2019  11:22 AM
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Regional historian articulates the WWII Home Front experience
Posted: Tue, Sep 10, 2019  1:58 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Happy Hour Book Group will meet Wednesday at Rubaiyat
Posted: Tue, Sep 10, 2019  10:58 AM
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Road Trip artist and Luther grad depicts collective memory
Posted: Tue, Sep 10, 2019  10:07 AM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Bible Study Fellowship begins Thursday in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Sep 10, 2019  9:01 AM
$2,100 contribution made by 100+ Women Who Care
Posted: Tue, Sep 10, 2019  8:58 AM
TOP STORY: The "Indiana Jones" of Luther College returns from his latest Mediterranean excavation
Posted: Mon, Sep 9, 2019  4:37 PM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Decorah's summer weather statistics are in
Posted: Mon, Sep 9, 2019  9:17 AM
Decorah woman arrested for OWI
Posted: Mon, Sep 9, 2019  9:30 AM
Progressive dinner and brews later this month will raise money for the American Cancer Society
Posted: Sun, Sep 8, 2019  1:22 PM
PIVO Brewery, Pulpit Rock Brewing Company, Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. and Rubaiyat are all involved [Full Story]
C-SPAN 2020 Campaign bus visits Decorah
Posted: Fri, Sep 6, 2019  9:41 AM
Part 3: What will the new Decorah Hy-Vee look like?
Posted: Thu, Sep 5, 2019  1:23 PM
Letter to the Editor: "How about flying the American flag?"
Posted: Thu, Sep 5, 2019  2:02 PM
--by Kevin Lee of Freeport [Full Story]
Letter to the Editor: "Anyone that plays the "white supremacy" card is a racist"
Posted: Thu, Sep 5, 2019  1:56 PM
--by Don Evanson of Minnesota City, MN [Full Story]
Work is underway on the Decorah Public Library
Posted: Thu, Sep 5, 2019  2:30 PM
Do fewer people want to work as a police officer?
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  3:38 PM
Part 2: What will the new Decorah Hy-Vee look like?
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  3:16 PM
Ask The Answer Person your flag questions!
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  3:42 PM
Letter to the Editor: Revisionist History Furthering National Divide
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  4:22 PM
--by Decorah native Michael Foster [Full Story]
Progress is being made on the Oneota Drive Bridge
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  3:56 PM
Completion by late November still predicted [Full Story]
NICC Calmar's Fall Fest is Thursday evening
Posted: Wed, Sep 4, 2019  9:22 AM
ArtHaus moves to a new location
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  9:19 AM
What will the new Decorah Hy-Vee look like?
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  7:28 PM
Part one of a three part report [Full Story]
Meth lab discovered in Ossian
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  9:44 AM
Decorah City Council rejects application to fly historic American flags
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  7:32 PM
Concerned that they are used by white nationalists [Full Story]
UPDATE: August was cool and wet in Decorah
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  10:50 AM
Parking lot accident causes $3,500 of damage
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  10:16 AM
Boone man arrested for stealing truck
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  9:53 AM
Lecture on
Posted: Tue, Sep 3, 2019  8:51 AM
Detour will be set up Thursday on part of Locust Road
Posted: Mon, Sept 2, 2019  4:31 PM
September is National Preparedness Month
Posted: Mon, Sept 2, 2019  9:26 AM
Decorah native and Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand: "It's important to put the public ahead of the party."
Posted: Mon, Sep 2, 2019  11:16 AM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Luther's Amy Weldon publishes debut novel
Posted: Mon, Sep 2, 2019  11:22 AM
--by's Ben Gardner [Full Story]
Weather conditions might be good for farms this fall
Posted: Mon, Sept 2, 2019  10:22 AM
Decorah resident arrested for public intoxication
Posted: Mon, Sep 2, 2019  3:05 PM
Highway 52 detour north of Chatfield has been lifted
Posted: Mon, Sept 2, 2019  10:27 AM