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Emerald ash borer infestation alert issued

Friday, March 1, 2024 9:10 am

City Forester Sam Hogenson, in partnership with the City of Decorah Tree Board, is requesting Decorah residents help identify ash trees on their property. Over 400 ash trees have been removed from the City’s boulevards due to endemic emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation. Many ash trees had been planted to replace the American elms which were devastated by Dutch elm disease.

Middle School Orchestra collaborates with composer

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 5:30 am

Decorah Middle School orchestra students have been actively engaged in a groundbreaking musical endeavor as part of the Commission Possible Project.

DHS individual speech students perform well at Districts

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 4:32 am

Decorah High School’s individual speech participants—coached by Molly Holkesvik, Gabriel Twedt, Carrie Kauffman, Rachel Breitenbach-Dirks, Lyra McKnight, and Annika Krieg—competed Saturday, Feb. 24, at West Delaware High School in Manchester.

‘Notes from the Border’ presentation at Decorah Library

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 5:48 am

The Decorah Public Library has announced a thought-provoking and compassionate presentation, “Notes from the Border,” taking place on March 6th at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s mezzanine. This event is free and open to the public.

Wisconsin Singers bring 56th show to Decorah March 3

Monday, February 26, 2024 8:10 am

Wisconsin Singers, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s premier Broadway-caliber touring production, is taking the stage at Decorah High School for its 56th season show “When Opposites Attract” on March 3 at 3 p.m.

Decorah FFA members excel at sub-districts at Cresco

Saturday, February 24, 2024 12:41 am

Twenty-one Decorah FFA members participated at the Northwest Sub-District FFA Leadership Development Events recently at Crestwood High School. The chapter competed in nine leadership development events and one quiz contest.

Norway’s tenThing Brass Ensemble at Luther March 7

Saturday, February 24, 2024 12:36 am

The all-women tenThing Brass Ensemble will perform for Luther’s Center Stage Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The award-winning Norwegian ensemble will stop at Luther as part of their tour across the East Coast and Midwest. The event is co-sponsored by Luther’s Torgerson Center for Nordic Studies.

Women’s History Month observed at Luther in March

Saturday, February 24, 2024 12:31 am

Luther College will celebrate Women’s History Month in March with a series of events, which include lectures, a book talk, and a Center Stage Series concert.

World Day of Prayer observance here March 1

Friday, February 23, 2024 9:27 am

World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday, March 1, at the First United Methodist Church, 302 W Broadway, Decorah.

DHS Jazz Coffeehouse March 1

Friday, February 23, 2024 9:22 am

Decorah High School musicians from the 7 O’Clock Jazz Band, directed by Matthew Cody, will be joining forces with the Middle School Jazz Band, directed by Emily Hahn, to share their talents at a Jazz Coffeehouse Friday, March 1, in the high school cafeteria.