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Decorah Pool dog swim Sunday
The Decorah Swimming Pool closes this weekend. The pool will be open Saturday, Aug. 23. Adult lap swim is from noon to 1 p.m. and open swim is 1-5 p.m. Admission is $1 per person.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
NMP's 'The Burnt Part Boys' opens Thursday
From left: Paul Fadness, Aaron Kvale, Gable Lonning, Naomi Davidson and Steven Holkesvik in a scene from The New Minowa Players' 2014 Young People's Production, "The Burnt Part Boys," directed by Gara Lonning and Jenna Alstad.
Waskow: Full-time dean will help expedite solutions for DHS students
Student success is about building relationships. That's what Decorah High School Dean of Students David Waskow said as he begins his second semester in a newly created position at DHS.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Thunder Rode fundraiser dance Aug. 23
Thunder Rode, a therapeutic horsemanship program for individuals with special needs, is hosting a benefit dance and silent auction Saturday, Aug. 23, from 7 11 p.m. at Nob Hill, north of Decorah.
Iowa Bookseller Pumps Up Sales for Author's Memoir
Mimicking Stephen Colbert's book heroic efforts to promote Edan Lepucki's debut novel, California , bookseller Kate Rattenborg, who owns Dragonfly Books in Decorah, Iowa, is working hard to pump up sales of June Melby's debut, My Family and Other Hazards .
Iowa Supreme Court to hear arguments in 4 cities
The Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in special sessions at four locations across the state during its upcoming term.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Stitching Together Cases In Crochet Scheme
A warning tonight about an on line crochet business. Fact Finders unraveled a scheme to take customers money and not deliver blankets.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Cheryl Reed of Decorah, a 37-year veteran of the industry, recently opened New Image Hairstyling Center at 911 S. Mill St. in Decorah.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Fillmore County Journal
"Mid-Century Modern" is the hot buzzword in today's retro-design trend. Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, will turn its spotlight on Norway's contributions to mid-century design in the exhibition, "Scandinavian Modern Design: Norwegian Enamel," opening on August 22. There will be an opening event on Saturday, ... (more)
Winner of 32 awards for best documentary, - Plagues and Pleasures on...
A documentary co-directed by former Hesper resident and North Winneshiek student Chris Metzler is being shown several times this week on Iowa Public Television .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Fayette County Union
Conrad and Kathleen Kriener
Conrad and Kathleen Kriener will celebrate their 50 wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 25. They were married at the St. Francis DeSales Catholic Church in Ossian.
Community field day, pancake breakfast at Seed Savers Exchange Saturday
Seed Savers Exchange invites Decorah-area residents to Heritage Farm Saturday, Aug. 16, for a behind-the-scenes look at SSE's work preserving America's food and garden heritage.
Sparse tree brings fun to Hesper area
Philip Richert of rural Hesper was surprised to see his "Charlie Brown Christmas Tree" covered with colorful hats recently.
Pizza Ranch hosts Nordic Dancer fundraiser ronight
Decorah's Pizza Ranch will host a fundraiser for the senior Nordic Dancers Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds will help the group raise money for a trip to Norway in 2016.
Growth Points: Looking at foundational data
That big house looks really nice, but what about that sandy hillside it's built on? Likewise, increased accuracy is bringing big, new possibilities in varying seed population and variety, but is your big data firm enough to support those decisions? Shannon Gomes, a soil scientist and crop consultant, helped map Iowa soils in the 80s before GPS was ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
District reminds parents Wednesdays will have one-hour late starts
The Decorah School District reminds residents that with the exception of the first day of school Wednesday, Aug. 20, there will be a one-hour late start every Wednesday school is in session.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Trout Run Trail numbers impressive
The number of people using the Trout Run Trail recently was impressive, according to Decorah City Manager Chad Bird.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Wadsworth receives Historic Preservation award
David Wadsworth of rural Decorah is the recipient of the Decorah Historic Preservation Commission's 2014 Annual Award for Work in Historic Preservation.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Fillmore County Journal
Decorah, Iowa- Seed Savers Exchange is inviting Decorah-area residents to Heritage Farm for a behind-the-scenes look at SSE's work preserving America's food and garden heritage.
Dry Run field day Thursday at John Lubke farm
The Dry Run Watershed Improvement Association will host a field day Thursday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. noon at the John Lubke farm west of Decorah.