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.
Fri May 03, 2013
Supervisors asked to do 'homework' during 24-month moratorium
Before making any decisions about the future of frac-sand mining in Winneshiek County, there is more research to be done.
Fort Atkinson man killed in Thursday accident
According to the Iowa State Patrol, Kriener was westbound on 123rd Street at about 9:45 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle which entered the south ditch, rolling several times before coming to rest on its top.
Thu May 02, 2013
Supervisors lectured on preservation, communication
By Sarah Strandbeg Carole Dowe lectured the Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors Monday on the importance of preserving the county's historic buildings and keeping the public informed.
SW fourth at New Hampton
Two events won on the night. Jeremy Imoehl, Carson Lensing, Cole Schmitt and Austin Breitsprecher won the 4x100 weight men event in a time of 56.87 seconds.
Phillips second in high jump
By Jennifer Bissell In the final meet before the Upper Iowa Conference meet next week, the South Winn girls track team competed at Edgewood-Colesburg Monday.
Wed May 01, 2013
About 40 wild horses up for adoption
About 40 wild horses will be up for adoption on May 18 at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds in Decorah, Iowa.
Wild horses available for adoption in May
Approximately 40 wild horses will be up for adoption May 17-18 at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds in Decorah, Iowa.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Winneshiek County included in Historic Bridge Weekend in August
The annual Historic Bridge Weekend is focusing on Eastern Iowa this year, including Winneshiek County, Aug.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Trail closed due to coyote
Decorah Parks and Recreation is announcing that it is temporarily closing the Rocky Road Trail in Van Peenen Park due to a coyote in the area.