The Decorah Nespapers
September 27, 2016
  • 40th Rendezvous
    Briella Kittrell of Cedar Rapids and Jacob Levine of Thompson participated in the 40th annual Rendezvous Days in Fort Atkinson over the weekend.
  • Vehicle fire at Super 8
    The Decorah Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the Super 8 Motel parking lot Thursday at about 8 p.m.
  • South Winneshiek homecoming
    South Winneshiek High School will celebrate homecoming this week with the theme of the Olympics.
    
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News

  • Area residents recognized by NICC
    Ossian native Dan Schmitt and Decorah residents Nina Taylor and Ken Vande Berg will be inducted into the Northeast Iowa Community College Hall of Fame Monday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.
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  • 40th Rendezvous
    Briella Kittrell of Cedar Rapids and Jacob Levine of Thompson participated in the 40th annual Rendezvous Days in Fort Atkinson over the weekend.
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  • Winneshiek County Democrats will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 29, at the election campaign headquarters at 7 p.m.
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  • Luther honors Espinosa
    Local entrepreneur Pete Espinosa will be recognized as part of Luther College’s annual homecoming celebration this Friday through Sunday.
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  • Vehicle fire at Super 8
    The Decorah Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at the Super 8 Motel parking lot Thursday at about 8 p.m.
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  • The Winneshiek Medical Center Foundation has recently been notified that a solicitation for donations from The Hospice Support Fund out of Merrifield, Va. has been sent to local residents.
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  • Decorah Casey’s raising money for Art Along Iowa’s Byways
    Casey’s General Stores Inc., in partnership with Northeast Iowa Resources Conservation and Development (RC&D) and the Byways of Iowa Foundation (BIF), is hosting a promotion this month to help raise funds for public art to be installed along Iowa’s scenic byways.
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  • Winneshiek County Public Health (WCPH) will host a public flu clinic today, Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Danan Lansing Building at the Fairgrounds in Decorah.
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  • With three months left in the year, 2016 is already the wettest on record for the city of Decorah, according to Decorah Meteorologist Richard Bernatz.
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  • Center Stage Series
    From the creative mind behind “Pitch Perfect” and “The Sing-Off” comes a performance that takes a cappella to a whole new level.
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  • At the recent Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Board of Trustees meeting, the Trustees approved a 28E agreement between the College, the City of Calmar, City of Ossian and City of Spillville that would expand recreational programming for youth and adults in the South Winneshiek area.
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  • Vikes fall for homecoming while SW, TV roll
    Class 3A No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier (5-0, 3-0) spoiled homecoming for the Decorah football team (2-3, 1-2), defeating the Vikes 38-6 Friday night in Decorah.
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  • 'Transfer of Memory': Art exhibit on display  at Luther Oct. 21-Dec. 5
    When memorializing a horrific event in history, it is often difficult to see beyond the defining darkness and tragedy. Yet it is often within the context of intensely difficult circumstances that the true strength, resilience and beauty of the human spirit can be seen.
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  • Friends of Fort Atkinson celebrate 40th Rendezvous this weekend
    The annual Fort Atkinson Rendezvous is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25.
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  • Area barns on state tour this weekend
    Historic restored barns, throughout Iowa, will be opened to the public during the Iowa Barn Foundation's free, self-guided, all-state barn tour 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Sept. 25.
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Sports

  • Homecoming spoiled; No. 1 Xavier gets revenge 38-6
    Facing the Class 3A No. 1 team for homecoming, the Decorah football squad (2-3, 1-2) did all it could Friday night but couldn’t come up with the upset victory, falling to Cedar Rapids Xavier (5-0, 3-0) 38-6 on the home turf.
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  • Living up to the hype; No. 6 Trojans trounce AGWSR
    In one of the toughest district battles of the season, the Eight Man No. 6 Turkey Valley football team (5-0, 3-0) withstood the test Friday night, defeating AGWSR (3-2, 1-1) 62-8.
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  • Vikes take silver at home
    Momentum was built Saturday for the Decorah volleyball team as the Vikings hosted their own tournament.
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  • Two records fall in Warriors’ 38-0 win
    Records were shattered Friday night as the South Winn football team (3-2, 2-1) defeated BCLUW (0-5, 0-3) 38-0 on the road.
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  • Another great step for Viking swim team
    The Decorah girls’ swim team placed fifth at the Cougar Invite Saturday, Sept. 24 in Cedar Rapids.
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  • Running on yet another wet, muddy course, the Decorah varsity cross country teams traveled to Minnesota to compete in the Griak Invite Saturday, hosted by the University of Minnesota.
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  • The No. 21-ranked University of Dubuque football team (4-0, 1-0 IIAC) came into Decorah Saturday and defeated Luther (1-2, 0-1 IIAC) 30-17.
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  • The Decorah sophomore football team improved to 4-0 on the season after defeating the Indians of Waukon 31-0 last Monday.
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  • It was a rough night Friday as the Decorah freshman football team (2-1-1) fell to Cedar Rapids Xavier 35-0.
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  • Trojans net two wins at Dunkerton
    The Turkey Valley volleyball team (4-13, 0-4 UIC) competed in the Dunkerton tournament Saturday, Sept. 24, in Dunkerton, posting a 2-3 record over the five-game stretch.
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  • Vikes fall for homecoming while SW, TV roll
    Class 3A No. 1 Cedar Rapids Xavier (5-0, 3-0) spoiled homecoming for the Decorah football team (2-3, 1-2), defeating the Vikes 38-6 Friday night in Decorah.
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  • Join Decorah Park-Rec and the Luther College wrestling team for the annual Punt, Pass and Kick Competition and a chance to compete at a Minnesota Vikings home game.
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  • Racing to victory; Decorah claims all four titles at Waukon Invite
    A little mud and standing water didn’t detour the Decorah cross country teams Tuesday night as they competed at the Waukon invite.
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  • Total team victory; Vikings smash Crestwood 3-1
    The seniors on the Decorah volleyball team had reasons to celebrate Tuesday night as the Vikings (3-9, 2-1 NEIC) defeated Crestwood (11-7, 0-4 NEIC) 3-1.
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  • Warriors stay perfect in UIC
    In a make-up meet from earlier in the season, the South Winn volleyball team (9-7, 4-0 UIC) defeated Kee (4-12, ) 3-1 Monday.
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