Class 3A and 2A events begin
Several athletes for Decorah and Turkey Valley have taken to the field this afternoon for the Class 3A and Class 2A first rounds.
Andy Nimrod appointed Parks and Recreation director
Nimrod has served as the city's recreation superintendent for 15 years. As the head of the recreation department, Nimrod has been responsible for all youth and adult sports programs, special events, as well as athletic field care and maintenance for the city's many In addition to that role, Nimrod has been directly responsible for the cooperative ... (more)
Council reviews relationship with city engineer
By Sarah Strandberg Decorah City Council members have no complaints about the job City Engineer Lindsay Erdman is doing, but do have some questions about billing procedures and other issues.
Nordic Dancers selling flowers for Syttende Mai
The Nordic Dancers will host a "Blomster Salg" , Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Vesterheim courtyard.
Thu May 16, 2013
Broderick named AOW
Luther athlete and 2011 Decorah High School graduate Leah Broderick was named the Iowa Athletic Conference's women's outdoor track and field athlete of the week.
WMC holds emergency exercise downtown Decorah
The exercise will involve multiple emergency response teams, including fire, law enforcement and ambulance services.
Wild horse and burro adoption auction moved to new location
Friday preview is from 2-7 p.m. Saturday's adoption is from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Adoptions will take place on a first come, first served basis.
Decorah girls 4x800 seventh; Hove 11th
The combination of Amanda Taylor, Kaitlyn Kregel, Kalle Solberg and Taylor Schuring finished first in their heat and seventh overall in 9:50.15. Taylor and Kregel are sophomores while Solberg and Schuring are freshmen.
Vikings look to put it together before regional
By Jennifer Bissell Facing the Class 4A No. 1 team, the Decorah girls golf team battled Charles City Monday at Silvercrest Golf Course.
Architect discusses future needs of the Decorah School District
By Lissa Blake Although Decorah school staff does an excellent job of "making do" with existing PK-2 facilities, the District still needs to look toward the future.
Wed May 15, 2013
Decorah, Iowa, is a town of about 8,120 people. It's a town that is not very large in numbers but certainly has a big heart.
Tue May 14, 2013
NICC graduation Thursday
Northeast Iowa Community College will hold spring commencement for the Calmar campus graduates Thursday, May 16, at Decorah High School.
City may contribute $150,000 for corporate airport hangar
At its meeting last week, the Decorah City Council authorized the submission of three grant applications to the Iowa Department of Transportation for airport improvement projects proposed by the Commission.
Kephart medals; Vikes advance to districts
By Jennifer Bissel The team may look a little different, but the outcome was the same for the Class 3A No.
It's bike to work week
The community is invited to join in the effort to reduce car traffic, carbon emissions and promote a healthy lifestyle.
Mon May 13, 2013
Winneshiek Medical Center says 'Good job, Decorah!'
"Certainly WMC staff know how to spell 'embarrassing,' and are thankful there are so many great proofreaders in the community," said a press release from WMC.
Sun May 12, 2013
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New kosher market part of Postville's comeback
POSTVILLE, Iowa -- There are several big-box retail stores within a 20-mile drive of Postville, yet shoppers continue to stream to Glatt Market on Lawler Street.
Meet Pilgrim Park Teachers Jeep Kust and Heather Ingram
Jeep Kust School: Pilgrim Park Middle School Grade/Subject: 7 th /Social Studies and Communication Arts Years in the Elmbrook School District: 24 years College/University: Luther College, Decorah, Iowa What's the best part of teaching in the Elmbrook School District: The district allows me to be myself and make my classroom a fun and educational ... (more)
Sat May 11, 2013
T-T Aauw receives awards
Rebecca Chyma, Toledo, attended the annual AAUW Iowa Conferecne held on April 13 on the Luther College Campus in Decorah.