Tanya O'Connor and Scott Bestul are heading the editorial staff at Decorah Newspapers. O'Connor has been with the newspaper more than 16 years. Bestul joins the news team from his previous position as editor of the Tri County Record based in Rushford, Minn.

O'Connor will serve as the Developmental Editor and Bjelstul will serve as Regional Editor.

To see their stories, pick up a copy of the Sept. 17 issue of the Decorah Public Opinion.