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Luther Woman’s Club meeting March 21

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 2:32 pm

You may well have heard of sloops, but who are the “Sloopers”? Dale Goodman of Decorah will answer that question (and many more) during his presentation “The Sloopers of 1825” at the next meeting of the Luther College Woman’s Club, Tuesday, March 21, at 1:30 p.m. in Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union, on the Luther campus.

Vesterheim names two new Board members

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 9:06 pm

Two new members have been introduced on the Board of Trustees at Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School in Decorah.

Progress on the west side

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 6:54 pm

The former Subway building on College Drive in Decorah was demolished Tuesday, March 14 making way for a new Kwik Star on the west side of town. Much debate has lead up to any work beginning. In September 2022 the …

It’s a record! DHS students earn 18 all-state speech nominations

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 2:07 pm

The DHS speech team and coaches have learned the judges at Saturday’s Individual Speech State Contest selected a record 18 Decorah performances as outstanding, receiving All-State Speech nominations.

Dairy Banquet is April 1

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:44 pm

The 60th annual Winneshiek County Dairy Banquet will be Saturday, April 1, at the Festina Community Center. The meal will be served from 7 to 8 p.m. with the awards program starting at 8 p.m. The meal will consist of …

ExCel grants are available for summer study

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:38 pm

With summer around the corner, it’s time for Decorah area teens in grades 6-11 to consider applying for Decorah Community School District (DCSD) Foundation ExCel grants for summer enrichment experiences.

Charges filed in 2022 Waukon fire investigation

Monday, March 13, 2023 10:19 pm

Mindy Jo Jones is being charged with Arson- 1st degree (class B felony).

Luther commencement is May 21: Alum Sharran Srivatsaa will deliver address

Monday, March 13, 2023 9:20 pm

Luther College has announced alum Sharran Srivatsaa will be the 2023 commencement speaker in May.

Funds established to support area food pantry

Monday, March 13, 2023 3:34 pm

The Decorah Community Food Pantry of Winneshiek County has established two funds with the Winneshiek County Community Foundation to support the organization’s work to share food with Iowans facing food insecurities.

K9 Drago is now on the force

Monday, March 13, 2023 2:32 pm

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office is welcoming the newest K9 member of our team while saying goodbye to another.