The Decorah Nespapers
February 20, 2018
  • "GroupRaise" sends scam emails to Decorah businesses
    Director of Information, Systems and Instructional Technology in the Decorah Community School District, Kurt M.J. DeVore, wishes to warn the community about an email being sent to local businesses that is potentially harmful.
  • City Council hears new elementary school proposal
    Decorah School Board’s Brian Petersburg, along with Decorah Shareholder Mark Lovelace and Emergent architect Nick Hildebrandt, presented a new elementary school proposal at Monday night’s Decorah City Council meeting.
  • In Tuesday's Public Opinion
    Decorah Newspapers' annual bridal edition is published in Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.
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  • Wrestling season comes to an end at state
    Five wrestlers represented Winneshiek County at Wells Fargo over the weekend with three bringing home some hardware.
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  • Fifty outstanding softball players have been chosen for the 2018 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Player of the Year watch list. Among those are three Luther softball players. This trio includes senior shortstop Anna Strien (Cedar Falls, Waterloo Columbus), senior outfielder Ashley Burrows (Bondurant, Bondurant-Farrar) and junior pitcher Samantha Bratland (Spring Grove, Minn.). All three are returning All-Americans. The list will be paired down throughout the season until just one player remains at the conclusion of the 2018 season.
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  • Swim meet and Olympian keep NST swimmers busy
    The Northeastern Swim Team (NST) had a jam-packed weekend. NST held its second home meet of the season, the NST Nordic Invite at Luther College Saturday.
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  • Warriors fall in quarterfinals
    After pounding Clayton Ridge in round one, the season came to an end for the South Winn girls’ basketball team in the Class 2A Region 4 quarterfinals.
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  • TV survives and advances
    Take control, maintain the lead and finish the game strong.
    That’s exactly what the Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (14-9) did as it defeated West Central (2-18) Tuesday night, 54-42, at home. The win moves TV another step closer to the state tournament.
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  • Vikings outrun Cadet late charge
    The Decorah boys’ basketball team (11-10, 7-5 NEIC) will ride a five-game win streak into the postseason after topping Crestwood (8-13, 3-8 NEIC) on the road, 52-49, Tuesday night.
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  • Putnam grabs state bowling bid
    Sophomore Maddie Putnam will represent the Decorah bowling program at state — the first kegler to do so.
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  • Viking trio punch tickets to state meet
    Three Vikes rose to the top to earn the right to compete at the state wrestling meet following Saturday’s Class 2A District 5 action at Independence.
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  • Reicks wins bid to state
    Turkey Valley senior Cale Reicks (160 pounds) earned his first state berth Saturday as a member of the combined Class 2A No. New Hampton/Turkey Valley squad.
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  • Faldet grabs bronze
    Oh what a finish to a career – a bronze record-breaking race at the state swim meet Saturday.
    Decorah swim team member Noah Faldet competed in three events at season finale in Iowa City that wrapped up a stellar career in the pool.
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  • Kuboushek, Lukes headed to state
    Two Warriors will represent the South Winn wrestling squad at the 2018 state tournament this week.
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  • Solid day at conference for M. Bruening
    Four members of the Decorah bowling team had the chance to compete in the individual conference meet, held at Maple Lanes in Waterloo, Saturday afternoon.
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  • Vikings roll over No. 7 Charles City
    It was payback time.
    After getting blown away 54-35 earlier this season, the Decorah boys’ basketball team (10-10, -5 NEIC) pulled off the upset over No. 7 Charles City (16-4, 10-2 NEIC) on the road Friday night, 79-66.
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  • SW claims victory in round one
    Holding their opponent to single digit quarters, the South Winn girls’ basketball team (10-10) defeated Clayton Ridge (2-19) in the opening round of Class 2A Region 4 action Saturday night in Calmar, 56-30.
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  • Trojans pull away from Riceville
    A tied first period forced the Trojan girls’ basketball team (13-9) to play with resolve and took the first step toward a return trip to the Class 1A girls’ basketball tournament. Turkey Valley tripped up Riceville (5-16) at home, 55-43, Thursday.
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