Decorah Public Opinion

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.

‘Dragons Love Tacos’ featured at book walk

Sunday, February 25, 2024 5:47 pm

Book Walk in Phelps Park from Feb. 26 through March 11.

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.

Science fair Friday

Friday, February 23, 2024 1:29 pm

hirty Ossian eighth-grade science students vied Friday, Feb. 23, for their chance to show their science fair projects at the regional science fair.

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.

‘Wilderman’s Treetop Tales” March 2 at Decorah Library

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 5:33 am

Decorah Public Library will host “Wilderman’s Treetop Tales,” featuring talented musician and storyteller, Chad Elliott, on March 2.

Seed Savers Exchange offers March 2 seed workshop

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 3:42 am

Decorah’s Seed Saver’s Exchange will offer a free seed-starting workshop in Decorah March 2.

22nd annual Women’s Weekend Out in Decorah April 5-7

Monday, February 19, 2024 4:13 pm

More than 40 Decorah Area businesses will join together to host Women’s Weekend Out in Decorah on April 5, 6 and 7. The three-day event, in its 22nd year, is a showcase for Decorah’s small retail and restaurant businesses with added entertainment and in-store experiences.

Driftless Wedding Series: Cache of a lifetime – How an avid geocacher found his greatest treasure

Monday, February 19, 2024 9:59 am

Looking back at their special day, Abby grinned as she lamented, “You do all this planning, then you blink and it’s over! It went by way too fast! It was a perfect day.”

The curling must go on!

Friday, February 16, 2024 12:41 pm

Event coordinators have announced that the annual Busch Light curling is still happening, despite warmer temperatures, Feb. 17, in Lansing.

County citizens group opens dialog with supervisors over Freeport land sale issue

Friday, February 16, 2024 8:38 am

Erickson said the purpose of the deep-rooted native grasses, which, she said later in the meeting were planted in 2018 or 2019, is to mitigate the water, but Vick said those grasses can only soak up so much.

FFA Week Feb. 17-24

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 8:24 am

The Decorah FFA will celebrate National FFA Week from Feb. 17-24. Throughout the week, FFA members, alumni, sponsors, and chapters all over the country can raise awareness about the FFA organization and the daily impact it has on its members. Agricultural education allows FFA members to achieve premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.

DHS students participate in Unified Sports Day

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 12:20 am

Several students from Decorah High School and Decorah Middle School traveled to Waverly recently to participate in Wartburg College’s 25th annual Unified Sports Day through Special Olympics Iowa.

NMP to host Valentine’s party Feb. 16

Monday, February 12, 2024 10:25 am

The party will begin with a snack potluck with entertainment afterward.

Multiple reports of drivers illegally passing school buses

Friday, February 9, 2024 7:16 pm

DCSD, Police and Sheriff Departments issued a joint statement this week regarding Decorah motorists illegally passing school buses in recent weeks.

Birdhouse workshop March 11 at Lake Meyer

Friday, February 9, 2024 4:37 am

Winneshiek County Conservation will host a Birdhouse Building Workshop on Monday, March 11, at 5 p.m. at the campground shop at Lake Meyer Park.

Law enforcement partners urge Super Bowl party caution

Thursday, February 8, 2024 9:30 am

Law enforcement across the Driftless Region and the State of Iowa are reminding football enthusiasts, “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk”.

Fundraiser supports Bestul’s cancer battle

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 9:09 am

Proceeds from food, hunting and food plot raffles, gun boards and a silent auction will go toward Bestul’s medical expenses.