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Salary conversations for Decorah elected officials

Thursday, August 17, 2023 10:44 am

Council members held the first reading of an ordinance that would set the compensation paid to the elected officials, the mayor and council members.

For the Record: Discussing Decorah’s Drinking Water Protection Plan

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 2:21 pm

“We are water rich right now. The meat of this report is an action plan.  Now that we know our capture area and the timing of things, do we need to update our drinking water emergency response plan? If there is a spill, what happens now that we know it’s a smaller area we need to focus on, and things may move faster.”

City’s final pledge payment made to Sunflower

Monday, August 14, 2023 5:14 pm

In August 2021, the Decorah City Council approved a resolution to give then-proposed Sunflower Child Care and Discovery Center $500,000 to be paid over the next five years.

Sixty-one additional Decorah properties in need of sidewalk repair/replacement

Monday, August 14, 2023 1:25 pm

Per Decorah City Code, the city has the authority to require property owners to repair or replace broken or defective sidewalks on his/her property.

Pilot-to-permanent street closure implemented on Heivly Street

Monday, August 14, 2023 12:52 pm

“We are piloting to have this street closed while we observe traffic flow in this area,” Goedken expressed.  “We decided to close it before school starts to give folks time to get used to it.”

For the Record: Expansion of fiber into Decorah

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 4:00 pm

Decorah City Manager Travis Goedken (TG) and Decorah IT Director Chopper Albert (CA) explain and clarify the proposed plan to expand fiber to reach all businesses and residential properties.

Fire leaves Waucoma Tire Company building a total loss

Monday, August 7, 2023 2:57 pm

Although the investigation is just starting, Blockhus confirmed that the building will be a total loss.

City of Decorah to require sidewalk repairs

Thursday, July 27, 2023 11:11 am

Decorah City Council, along with city staff, identified properties in need of sidewalk repair or replacement.

Residential fiber network planned for Decorah

Thursday, July 27, 2023 10:13 am

Plans to expand fiber to reach all businesses and residential properties.

A visit to their Norwegian namesake inspires new international brew

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 3:28 pm

For this Nordic Fest, Pulpit will feature a small-batch of lingonberry-inspired beverage.