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Wristbands for county fair on sale now
The Winneshiek County Fair is Tuesday, July 9, through Saturday, July 13. The pre-Fair price for wristbands is $15.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Flash flood watch in effect through Saturday night
A flash flood watch is in effect from late this afternoon through tonight for Northeast Iowa, including Winneshiek County, according to the National Weather Service.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
University of Iowa may not help with health-impact study of mining
By Lissa Blake The University of Iowa may not be able to help with a health-impact study on the effects of frac-sand mining in Winneshiek County.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Wildman confession can't be used
By Sarah Strandberg Statements Daniel Wildman made to law enforcement following his arrest in connection with an Oct. 16 shooting in Calmar will not be admissible at trial.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) sign-up deadline June 14
The deadline to enroll land into the Farm Service Agency's general Conservation Reserve Program signup is Friday, June 14. "Individuals who are interested in signing up should come into our office now," said Julie Vulk, county executive director for the Winneshiek County FSA office.
Area students learn about fly fishing
The mini-course for seventh and eighth grade students focused on the art of fly-fishing.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Keefe withdraws campground rezoning request
By Lissa Blake An area business owner has withdrawn a rezoning request after receiving negative feedback from neighbors and county officials.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Warriors stopped by Cougars
In the first game the Warriors fell 3-6. The Cougars scored two runs in the first and four in the second to build a big lead.
Contract approved for Steyer Bridge
By Sarah Strandberg Erdman Engineering of Decorah will provide work on the Steyer Bridge restoration project at a fee not to exceed $11,000.
Winneshiek County Public Health closed Thursday afternoon and all day Friday
Winneshiek County Public Health will close at noon, Thursday, June 6, 2013 and remain closed on Friday, June 7 for the entire day.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Board of Supervisors holds pair of meetings in past week due to Memorial Day holiday
MAY 28 MEETING During public comment time at the Tuesday, May 28 Board of Supervisors meeting, Jack Knight, representing the Allamakee Soil and Water Conservation District Commission, presented the Board with a letter detailing the Commission's concerns about the potential impacts of large scale frac sand mining in the county.
Supervisors pass 18-month moratorium on frac-sand mining
By Lissa Blake There will be no permits for frac-sand mining issued in Winneshiek County for at least the next 18 months.
Fight against cancer continues with Relay for Life Saturday
By Lissa Blake People from all walks of life will gather together Saturday, June 8, for the Winneshiek County American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Decorah Firefighters respond to cooking fire
The Decorah Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a house at 606 E. Broadway at about 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 29. When firefighters arrived, Decorah Police officers had already removed a smoking cooking pot from the residence.
Warriors sweep West Central
By Jennifer Bissell The South Winn softball team swept West Central Thursday and took part in the Crestwood Tournament Saturday.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Winneshiek County passes 18-month moratorium on frac-sand mining
By Lissa Blake The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Monday morning establishing an 18-month moratorium on the issuance of conditional-use permits for frac-sand mining in the county.
Fri May 31, 2013
Winneshiek County Hospice motorcycle ride Saturday
The three-stop poker/observation ride will leave the Farr Side in Spillville, with sign in from 9:30 - 11 a.m., with a second chance to sign in at Waukon Harley-Davidson from noon to 1:30 p.m. The next two stops are in Houston, Minn.
Thu May 30, 2013
Hunter, Lonning, Hageman get taste of state
By Jennifer Bissell Decorah's Ryan Hageman, Lucas Hunter and Gable Lonning held their own at the state tennis tournament, held Friday and Saturday, May 24-25, in Waterloo.
Tue May 28, 2013
Groups may combine in seeking help
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.
WCDI examining need for affordable housing in Decorah
By Sarah Strandberg Ways to meet Decorah's need for affordable housing are being explored by a local business group.