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Area quilters to have 25 creations in Minnesota display

Friday, June 9, 2023 8:22 am

The quilt exhibit by members of the Northeast Iowa Quilters’ Guild inspired by the Seed Savers catalog is going on the road.

Decorah’s Altfillisch Project is Cultural Affairs Award recipient

Friday, June 9, 2023 6:25 am

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced that 17 projects and individuals in 10 Iowa communities received the state’s highest historic preservation honors at the 2023 Preserve Iowa Summit. Locally, the Decorah Altfillisch Project was the recipient of the Special Project Award.

WinnMed Board approves purchase of Donlon Pharmacy

Thursday, June 8, 2023 8:39 am

The WinnMed Board of Trustees recently approved the purchase of Donlon Pharmacy of Decorah. The acquisition will take place in late fall of 2023. The Board approved the action at a meeting June 7.

Area volunteers to meet with Congress on climate policy

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 8:21 am

Four climate-concerned citizens from Iowa, including Leslie Sand and Birgitta Meade of Decorah, will travel to Washington, D.C. next week to talk to Congressional leaders about policy to reduce carbon pollution.

Input sought for Dry Run Creek Corridor study

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 8:18 am

Members of the Decorah Sustainability Commission are collaborating with City of Decorah staff regarding a study of the historic Dry Run corridor flowing from shopping areas along Highway 9 through Downtown Decorah and adjacent residential areas to the Upper Iowa River.

Chief of Police finalists named

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 8:14 am

The City of Decorah has selected four candidates, from 16 applicants, to interview for the chief of police position being vacated by the retirement of Chief David Smutzler.

Area 4th graders excel at math contest

Saturday, June 3, 2023 4:27 pm

Twelve 4th grade students from Carrie Lee Elementary Extended Learning Program, led by Mrs. Kari O’Hara, recently competed in the Noetic Learning Math Contest.


Road closure announced

Friday, June 2, 2023 4:05 pm

The City of Decorah announed Twin Springs Road will be closed to thru traffic on Monday through Friday, June 5-9; and again Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16.

Rhubarb Fest Saturday in Lanesboro

Thursday, June 1, 2023 8:41 am

The singing of the Rhubarb National Anthem and the throwing of the first stalk of rhubarb are just a few of the events to kick off the annual Rhubarb Fest Saturday, June 3, in nearby Lanesboro, Minn.

Library hosts ‘Find Your Voice’ summer programs

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 4:49 pm

Decorah Public Library is hosting performers, educators, and presenters from across the region—from Houston, Minnesota to Ames, Iowa–as part of their Find Your Voice Summer Reading Program.