Wild Horse Adoption this weekend
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will offer approximately 40 wild horses for adoption, ranging from yearlings to five year-olds, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10, at American Sales and Ag Supply in Decorah. The horses will be available for preview beginning at 2 p.m. Friday. The adoption will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.
Luther Security received a report of a sexual assault occurring on campus at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Decorah Fire Department is teaming up with Decorah Park and Rec
department to hold a “Touch the Truck” and open house at the Decorah
Fire Department in conjunction with national Fire Prevention Week.The
event is Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Decorah Fire
The first annual Northeast Iowa Step Up – Reach Out suicide awareness walk is Saturday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. in Decorah.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum in Burr Oak will host Fall Festivities with Laura Saturday, Oct. 10.
Luther College will celebrate homecoming Friday through Sunday, Oct.
16-18, bringing more than 5,000 students, alumni and friends of the
college to the Luther campus for class reunions, sporting events, music,
dance, theater and other events.
The city of Ossian is among 40 entities that have been awarded Water
Flouridation Quality Awards from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
The Decorah Chorale, Luren Singers and Northern Lights will perform in
the same concert Sunday, Oct. 11, at 3 p.m. at Decorah Lutheran Church.
Decorah Parks and Recreation has undertaken an effort to raise
awareness of and funds for the Decorah Community Prairie and Butterfly
Garden, located at the end of Ohio St., on the river side of the levee.
The Luther College Book Shop will host book-signing sessions Saturday,
Oct. 17, as part of Luther’s homecoming weekend of events.
Featuring the college’s premiere touring ensembles, the Luther College
Homecoming Concert is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Faith
and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus.
Everyone is invited to two tours at Vesterheim showcasing the museum’s role as a cultural resource and tourist destination.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the motion picture “The Sound of
Music” starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, as well as 50
years since Decorah High School last performed the stage version of the
In an effort to reduce the overpopulation of cats in Winneshiek County,
the Humane Society of Northeast Iowa is pursuing grant opportunities to
help with the cost of spaying and neutering cats.
Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds is visiting Decorah Thursday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m.
Louisiana Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate will visit Decorah Tuesday, Oct. 13.
After a sluggish first half, the Decorah football team (4-3, 3-1) put it
away in the second Friday night, defeating Crestwood (2-5, 1-3) 28-8 in
The advantage in Class 1A District 4 is with No. 2 Dike-New Hartford
after the Wolverines (7-0, 4-0) defeated No. 6 South Winn (5-2, 3-1)
23-0 Friday night in Calmar.
In the fight for district seeding, it was the Turkey Valley football
team (5-2, 4-1) that came out on top Friday night in Wyoming (Iowa),
besting Midland (4-3, 3-2) 54-48.
In the final home meet of the season, it was all Decorah, with the Vikings defeating Charles City 149 to 28 Tuesday.
It was a hotly contested race Tuesday at South Winn Golf and Country
Club, with the South Winn cross country teams hosting the annual South
Facing the No. 6-ranked team in Class 4A, the Decorah volleyball team
(6-18, 1-4 NEIC) fell in three sets to Waverly-Shell Rock (29-9, 5-0
NEIC) Tuesday night in Waverly.
It all came down to a fifth game Tuesday night in Edgewood.
It was a fast victory for the Turkey Valley volleyball team Tuesday
night as the Trojans (15-5, 5-1 UIC) defeated Postville (0-16, 0-5 UIC)
3-0 on the road.
Decorah’s Elliott Christen is on a roll.
Winning with style – that’s what the Decorah football team did Friday
night for homecoming as the Vikings (3-3, 2-1) defeated the
Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings (2-4, 1-3) 41-18.
In a battle for the district lead, it was the Eight Man No. 7 Central
Warriors (6-0, 4-0) that came out on top Friday night in Jackson
Junction, defeating Turkey Valley (4-2, 3-1) 66-34.
It wasn’t always pretty at times, but the Class 1A No. 7 South Winn
football team (5-1, 3-0) did enough Friday night on the road, defeating
Jesup (3-3, 2-2) 24-13.
The University of Dubuque football team (2-2, 1-0 IIAC) earned a
hard-fought 16-14 home win over Luther (2-2, 0-1 IIAC) in the Iowa
Conference opener Saturday.
Season bests and personal records were set Thursday in Epworth as the
Decorah boys and girls cross country teams took the course.
Finally getting back into conference action, the Turkey Valley
volleyball team (14-5, 4-1 UIC) defeated North Fayette Valley (7-5, 3-1
UIC) 3-0 Thursday night on the road.
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