October 26, 2016
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Echoes of the Past
For second time in four years, county has top recycling center
The Winneshiek County Recycling (WCR) Department has been named Recycling Facility of the Year by the Iowa Recycling Association (IRA).
ArtHaus awarded grant from Iowa Tourism Office
The Iowa Tourism Office has awarded ArtHaus in Decorah a $1,000 grant to undertake the production of an adult coloring book featuring iconic attractions of Winneshiek County.
CRNA Adams joins WMC medical staff
Winneshiek Medical Center announces the addition of Lydia Adams, CRNA, to the medical staff.
Paul Zahasky, of the Alaska String Band, performing solo show
Decorah native Paul Zahasky -- the father in the five-member Zahasky family also recognized internationally as the Alaska String Band -- is performing a solo show at Java John’s in Decorah Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Lesser sentence expected in Decorah native’s bomb-making case
A Decorah native accused of making bombs is expected to receive a lesser sentence due to a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress and schizophrenia, the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier is reporting.
Thunder Rode volunteers travel to national veterans tournament
Volunteers from Thunder Rode’s Tri-State Thunder Vets recently traveled to Riverdale to give horse rides to disabled veterans from all over the United States as part of Alternative Recreation Day, during the National Veterans TEE Tournament.
A hero heading home
Nearly 75 years after the Pearl Harbor attack, World War II Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt's remains recently were identified and returned home.
Patty Judge, Rob Hogg visiting Democratic headquarters
Patty Judge, Iowa's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will appear at the Winneshiek County Democratic Party Headquarters, 218 West Water Street, Decorah, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.
FEMA briefing during special supervisors meeting Tuesday
The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors is meeting in special session at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Wilder Business Center on the Northeast Iowa Community College campus in Calmar.
County approves first step toward flood buyout program
Although there’s no guarantee a recent presidential disaster proclamation will help those affected by recent flooding, Winneshiek County has started the ball rolling for that to happen.
Sunday morning rollover claims Lawler man
Rob Loftus, 27, Lawler, was killed in a Sunday morning accident north of Decorah.
Charges filed in connection with political sign vandalism
Two men have been charged in connection with the vandalism of a political sign at 501 Locust Road in Decorah.
Upper Iowa/NICC partner to offer quicker path to nursing degree
Upper Iowa University (UIU) and Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) are signing a Memorandum of Understanding to create a new Nursing Concurrent Enrollment Program (CEP) for students, the first agreement of its kind in the state of Iowa.
Trick-or-treat Monday, Oct. 31
The Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Decorah Police Department, announces Halloween trick-or-treating will take place Monday, Oct. 31.
Fifth graders turn environmental project into donation to Make-a-Wish Foundation
As a culmination to an environmental studies unit, Sarah Nowack’s fifth grade students collected old cell phones and sent them in to be recycled.
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