Shout out to previous track owners

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:36 pm

I commend you for everything you did, for the track and the community. I only hope that others see this and acknowledge this as well. 

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The Short Street daily blockade

Thursday, July 21, 2022 1:35 pm

What is it going to take for the City and Law Enforcement to take action to stop the blockade of privileged drivers blocking the roadway to get their meal at Culvers and the future coffee shop.

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Decorah needs to do better when getting a reading consultant

Friday, June 24, 2022 9:18 pm

Decorah can do better.  $63,300 on a reading consultant for one year with a balanced literacy program is not a good use of resources, considering future budget issues.

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From hopeful future resident

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:10 pm

Dear Editor: After receiving the paper, the Bluffside Gardens article quickly caught my attention. I was excited and eager to know whether this was going to be a new living community for residents/future residents of Decorah. 

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Many questions remain

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:09 pm

Dear Editor:  There are many unanswered questions regarding recent City Council decisions. In light of the Scooter business coming to Decorah: 

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Thank you for not spraying herbicides

Friday, June 3, 2022 9:08 pm

Spring is finally here and dandelions are busting out to prove it once and for all. 

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Public schools not for campaigning

Friday, April 29, 2022 8:46 pm

Thank you for exposing Chuck Grassley for his political invasion of the South Winn School.

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The importance of sidewalks

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:07 pm

Sidewalks are important. They not only nurture neighborhoods but are much safer than walking in the street.

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Unfortunate information

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:06 pm

Your “Stitch Their Names” article contained some unfortunate information. 

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Kwik Star Site Plan concerns

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:06 pm

There are personal and aesthetic reasons to oppose the proposed Kwik Star Convenience store, but it seems to me the most compelling reasons have to do with the interpretation of city code 17.36.030 called “Site Plan Review.”

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Wake up Decorah

Friday, April 22, 2022 8:05 pm

You sure can wake up with eight or nine coffee shops in town. And one more chain coming to town. 

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Greetings from the Statehouse: A bill to increase parents’ access to information was passed

Friday, April 15, 2022 9:14 pm

HF 2577, a bill to increase parents’ access to information of what’s being taught to their kids, was passed in the House. School districts and teachers are required to post the syllabus, textbooks, related core materials and a list of …

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Klimesh’s Corner: Senate passes Maternal Support Programs and more

Friday, April 15, 2022 9:11 pm

As we moved towards the scheduled adjournment of April 19, the Senate addressed a number of policies ranging from addressing nuisance bars, permitting electronic insurance notices, to language and literacy development for deaf children.

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Greetings from the Statehouse: Iowa’s economy is strong

Friday, March 25, 2022 9:40 pm

For the current fiscal year, state revenues are expected to be $9.1711 billion through June 30. That amount is $110.5 million higher than what the Revenue Estimating Conference had forecast at their December meeting. 

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Klimesh’s Corner: week ten

Friday, March 25, 2022 9:37 pm

One bill discussed in committee this week was House File 2431 regarding home-based food establishments and the regulation of small, low-impact home-based business operations.

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