According to the current ordinance, all types of lit signs are prohibited, unless the business received a variance from the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment (BOA), or the building site plans included lit signs and was approved by city council at the time of construction.
The Winneshiek County Opioid Task Force is conducting an anonymous public survey to determine how to spend money from a grant received to help fight the battle against the opioid and fentanyl epidemics.
Farmers from Winneshiek and Allamakee counties were honored at a Yield Chasers banquet, held Feb. 3 in Ossian, for breaking the 300-bushel-per-acre mark with DEKALB brand corn in the 2023 National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest.
Members of the Matt Sweeney Memorial Ride committee recently made a donation to the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation for the Emergency Medical Services Department at Veterans Memorial Hospital.
The new facility will be approximately 72,000 sq. ft. and will be constructed on land Aase Haugen already owns near the independent senior living neighborhoods of Vennehjem and Nabotunet. It will replace the existing facility on Ohio Street in the city of Decorah. Construction is expected to begin early in 2024.
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.
Ward 1 representative Brent Parker voiced concern that currently, part-time police officers are not required to undergo the rigorous training and civil service vetting process that full-time officers are required to pass.
Winneshiek Sheriff’s Office was called to an accident Jan. 19, at approximately 8:22 p.m. A vehicle operated by Haylie Langdon, 21, of Prairie du Chien, Wis., was westbound on Twin Springs Road near Decorah. The driver lost traction going around …
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff provide updates on recently completed hunting seasons, discuss possible changes to hunting rules and regulations, and address other topics as requested.
Artist’s applications for tour entry are juried, and participants are selected for their work’s technique, quality and vision, and their studios must reside within 40 miles of Decorah. Postmark deadline for submitting an application is April 1.
Such an expense will cause property taxes to increase slightly, but everyone involved in the discussion, during the Jan. 22 meeting of the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors, agreed the way Winneshiek County is achieving the upgrade is the best deal for its taxpayers.
The 4th annual “Airing of the Quilts” quilt show sponsored by NorthEast Iowa Quilters’ Guild was held Thursday evening, July 6, in several Decorah neighborhoods. Hundreds of quilts were displayed on front porches, over mailboxes, on fences and on decks …