The Decorah Nespapers
August 24, 2016
  • Spillville's an island
    Spillville is currently an island, Spillville Mayor Mike Klimesh said Wednesday morning as the Turkey River was reaching a record crest following torrential rains Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
  • Not going anywhere
    The Thompson and Dixon families, who live on Trout Run Rd. in Decorah, survey their shared driveway, which crumbled in flood.
  • Decorah hit hard by flooding
    Decorah and all of Winneshiek County was hit hard by flash flooding Thursday morning.
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  • For the seventh time in the last nine years, Decorah High School has won the Class 3-A Challenge Cup, an award that measures success of students in academics, fine arts and athletics in comparison to other schools throughout the state, for the 2015-2016 academic year.
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  • Calendars now available
    School calendars, featuring Decorah High School activities, fine arts and athletic events, are now available at Decorah Newspapers, 107 East Water Street.
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  • Small squad but big time talent for Warriors
    Competition will be tough for the South Winn volleyball team this season.
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  • Schweinefus presented scholarship
    South Winn graduate Logan Schweinefus was one of four recipients of the Herman Sani Scholarship Award, presented by the Iowa Golf Association (IGA).
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  • Knaack, Hook, Crawford at Central Mega Zone
    Three members of the Decorah Swim Club (DEC) traveled to Indianapolis, Ind. to compete at the Central Mega Zone Championships.
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Below are the results from the Nordic Fest Elveløpet 5K run. Results from the 15K run and 5K walk were published in the Thursday, Aug. 4, Decorah Journal.
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  • Decorah Swim Club excels in summer events
    The Decorah Swim Club (DEC) traveled to Dubuque July 23-24 to compete at the Eastern Regional Championships.
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  • Vintage baseball is coming to Decorah.
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  • Laura (Boran) Storlie has been hired as the Decorah High School head boys swimming coach, pending school board approval.
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  • And they’re off...hundreds participate in Elveløpet
    Results from the annual Eveløpet at Nordic Fest.
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  • Locals excel at rock throw
    Decorah participants swept eight of the top-12 places as a record number of entries highlighted the 2016 Nordic Fest rock throw.
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  • Randy Iverson has resigned as the head varsity softball coach for Decorah High School.
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  • Four local softball players were named all-district by the Iowa Girls Athletic Coaches Association.
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  • A combined nine athletes from the South Winn and Turkey Valley softball teams were named to the Upper Iowa Conference all-league softball team, released recently.
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  • Decorah senior Cole Mincks was named to the Northeast all-district second team, as released by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association.
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