9 hrs ago
Winn Co Conservation, Board of Supervisors may partner on proposals
By Lissa Blake Several requests to the University of Iowa for studies in Winneshiek County could carry more weight if a number of organizations would consider collaborating.
13 hrs ago
Vikings shoot 455 at regionals
By Jennifer Bissell It was a field of tough competitors for the Decorah girls golf team Monday night at the Class 4A regional final in Manchester.
13 hrs ago
Memorial Day observed May 27 throughout Winneshiek County
The Memorial Day observance in Decorah kicks off at 10 a.m. at the West Decorah Bridge with a wreath and flower laying ceremony at 10 a.m. The parade will travel from the bridge, down Water St.
Thu May 23, 2013
Back to state; Vikes win district meet
Heading to state for the seventh year in a row are, from left, kneeling - Eric Fulsaas, Tyler Hovey.
Driftless Safari begins Memorial Day Weekend
Driftless Safari is a free scavenger hunt spread across Winneshiek County. Participants are given a guidebook and map featuring 20 unique sites in the county, all highlighting a unique natural, historical or cultural place.
Recyling center busy, expanding once again
Winneshiek County Recycling Department Manager Terry Buenzow, left, and Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors Chairman John Logsdon at the drop-off building expansion.
Wed May 22, 2013
Fayette County Union
18-month moratorium recommended on frac sand mining
After listening to the public's comments for nearly two hours on Tuesday, May 14, the Winneshiek County Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend an 18-month moratorium on the issuance of new permits for frac sand mining operations in Winneshiek County.
Tue May 21, 2013
Oklahoma, sirens and shaking complacency
The smashed houses now on an endless cable TV loop are a lot like the ones that line my neighborhood streets in north Marion.
Sun May 19, 2013
U of I could help area counties with further study on effects of frac-sand mining
At the Monday, May 6 meeting of the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors, Lyle Otte, representing the Winneshiek County Protectors , said his group had been in contact with two departments at the University of Iowa regarding two separate studies.
Thu May 16, 2013
WMC holds emergency exercise downtown Decorah
The exercise will involve multiple emergency response teams, including fire, law enforcement and ambulance services.
Wild horse and burro adoption auction moved to new location
Friday preview is from 2-7 p.m. Saturday's adoption is from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Adoptions will take place on a first come, first served basis.
Tue May 14, 2013
Wildman trial now June 26
The 23-year-old Cresco man has been incarcerated at the Winneshiek County Jail since last fall on three counts of attempted murder for discharging his 12-gauge shotgun at Cory Numedahl of Calmar, Andrew Massman of West Union and David Cheney of Calmar, as they were exiting their vehicle in Calmar early Oct.
First annual essay contest winners announced at Pet Expo
From left : Ted Kjos, judge; Kameron Sikkink, Dawson Bauer, Robert Berger, Senia Sikkink, Karen Hertges, judge; Daiton Tietz, Maggie Brietenstein; : Mya Redinius, Kaylee Knight, Kalea Oftedahl, Nicolas Vergara.
Mon May 13, 2013
Winneshiek County Protectors present 1,350 signatures on frac-sand moratorium
At Monday's meeting, WCP's Lyle Otte presented the signatures, which Supervisor Dean Thompson noted represents 6.5 percent of Winneshiek County.
Thu May 09, 2013
North building a recycling success story
The Winneshiek County Recycling Department's skid loader pulled out the Clayton County Recycling truck full of scrap metal after the truck sank into the soft ground at the north building.
HSNEI Spring into Action Pet Expo, fundraiser May 11 includes flyball dog fun match
Racing side by side, one dog from each team must go over four hurdles, trigger a flyball box pedal, catch a ball and then return over all four hurdles to the start/finish line where the next dog eagerly awaits.
U of I study may help with study of frac-sand mining
At Monday's meeting of the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors, Lyle Otte, representing the Winneshiek County Protectors, a group which recently formed to monitor the effects of frac-sand mining in Winneshiek County, said his group had been in contact with two departments at the University of Iowa regarding two separate studies.
Girls get on right track
At the No. 1 spot, Brianna Carolan has gotten the attention of Coach Larry Berland for her attitude and play.
Wed May 08, 2013
Wildman denied request for lower bond
In his order issued Tuesday in Winneshiek County District Court, Judge John Bauercamper said bond should remain as previously set because it is "necessary and appropriate to assure the defendant's appearance in court and protect the public, due to the defendant's prior criminal record, the nature of the offense and potential punishment." Wildman, ... (more)
4-H Citizenship Group travels to Washington, D.C.
A total of 15 Allamakee County 4-H members traveled to Washington, D.C. in early April as part of the 2013 4-H Citizenship Trip.