April 20, 2014
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Suspicious vehicle reported in Castalia
The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Department received a call about a car following children through the Castalia City Park at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
DNR hosts meetings on chronic wasting disease
Northeast Iowa hunters are invited to any of three upcoming meetings focusing on chronic wasting disease (CWD).
Residents reporting cell phone scam
Decorah Police Department dispatchers have received several calls from area residents who are reporting they received calls on their cell phones from an automated system.
Area churches schedule Holy Week services
Area churches have scheduled special Holy Week services, including an Easter Vigil event Saturday, April 19, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Decorah.
City wants site plan reimbursement
The first reading of an ordinance that would establish site-plan-reimbursement fees was approved by the Decorah City Council last week on a 6-1 vote.
WMC appoints new chief medical officer
Winneshiek Medical Center and Mayo Clinic Health System leaders today announced Robert Flinchbaugh, D.O., has been appointed to serve as chief medical officer at Winneshiek Medical Center.
WMC continues with centennial celebration
Winneshiek Medical Center will continue its centennial celebration with a “Grand Picnic on the Green,” Thursday, May 1, from 4-7 p.m. on the Medical Center grounds.
Tuesday crash claims Wisconsin man
A Wisconsin man died from injuries suffered in a Tuesday accident south of Calmar.
Iowa Driftless, Decorah Public Library launch partnership
The Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Decorah Public Library have embarked on a partnership to establish a signature collection of fishing books.
2014 All Iowa Reads author Thomas Maltman, with ‘Little Wolves,’ at Dragonfly Books Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m.
Dragonfly Books will host an evening with this year's All Iowa Reads author Thomas Maltman and his new book, “Little Wolves,” Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m.
Rubaiyat, Java John’s feature Jessica Rilling photographs, commissioned by the RC&D
Java John’s coffee shop and the Rubaiyat Restaurant have had a change of scenery in their businesses with the installation of artwork provided by Northeast Iowa RC&D.
Decorah Human Rights Commission hosts Spotlight on Diversity Series to raise awareness about human rights issues
The Decorah Human Rights Commission is hosting a Spotlight on Diversity Series.
Community Center costs examined by Park-Rec
The Decorah Parks and Recreation Board is taking “due diligence,” as it considers pursuing a community center project for the city.
Chronic wasting disease detected in Northeast Iowa
Because chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been detected in bordering states, it was no surprise to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources when it showed up in a wild deer in Northeast Iowa.
Two bridges closed after inspection
The Winneshiek County Engineer’s office closed two bridges last week following bridge inspections.
Ready to swing; Viking gals looking to lower strokes
Decorah girls golf coach Scott Pierce is hoping intelligence will pay off for the Vikings on the greens this spring.
Spots open; Trojans searching for varsity linksters
The search is on for three varsity spots on the Turkey Valley girls golf team roster.
Vikes roll over Comets 5-4
The temperatures were cold but the action was hot on the courts Tuesday night as the Decorah girls tennis team defeated visiting Charles City 5-4 in the first home match of the year.
Bjerke scores hat trick against Regina
Finally getting to play at home, the Decorah girls soccer team (1-2) fell to Iowa City Regina 9-3 Tuesday.
Ready for a run; Vikings eyeing fifth straight top-three finish
A core group of talented athletes is back for the Decorah boys golf team in 2014.
Sandvig breaks school record
It was a cold night on the track Tuesday as the Vikings traveled to Hudson to take part in the Hudson Relays.
Luther’s McCay, Dunn named athletes of the week
Luther’s Miranda McCay and Amanda Dunn were recognized by the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this week.
Turkey Valley trap shoot results
Last Thursday the Turkey Valley trap shooting team competed at Nashua-Plainfield.
Hosting, Pankow All-Americans
Former Decorah High School athletes Kyle Hosting and Ethan Pankow both earned All-American status for Iowa Central Community College.
Winners of the oval; Vikes win own invite
The Decorah girls track team hosted the Viking Invite Friday night, featuring eight teams from across the area.
Young and talented; DHS boys soccer untested
Potential – that is the hot word around the Decorah boys soccer team this spring.
Second place for Vikings
The Decorah boys track team got a chance to size up area competition Friday, competing at the Waverly-Shell Rock Dave Sage Relays.
SW first, TV fifth at Postville
Getting out on a nice night for a meet, the South Winn and Turkey Valley boys track teams competed at the Postville Foster Kiesau Relays Thursday night.
TV golf finally on the greens
Following a delay for a few weeks, the Turkey Valley girls and boys golf teams finally got on the course Thursday.
Netters bring home more medals
The Decorah boys tennis team picked up a big win Thursday, then followed with an impressive performance at a tournament in Cedar Rapids.
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