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November 25, 2020
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  • HyVee is open in Decorah
    HyVee has opened a new grocery store in Decorah. Store Director Codie Davis, at left, and District Store Director Jeremy Lowe are pictured prior to the store's opening Tuesday. The 28,000-square-foot store features a full selection of grocery items, a floral section with grab-and-go floral bouquets, a. HyVee Market Grille Express, an in-store Starbucks; an adjacent wine and spirits section; online grocery services; and more. 
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  • A recent Publishers Clearing House scam has left area citizens out of thousands of dollars.
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  • Winn. Co. Sheriff’s Office issues bus safety reminder
    In a statement issued Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office states, “We want to remind you, our school buses are hauling precious cargo and it is imperative that we prevent a tragedy. Let’s work together to ensure a safe school year for all of our students. Make sure you know the laws, and share this information with your friends.”
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  • Memorial fund honors cyclist’s legacy
    Area children in need of cycling equipment, or assistance getting a bike repaired, now have a helping hand, thanks to the lateRon Ruen of Decorah. 
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  • The Winneshiek County Board of Supervisors endorsed the Winneshiek County Board of Health recommendation to wear a cloth mask or face covering in meeting Monday, Sept. 14. The WCBH recommendation states:
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  • South Winn QB shakes off health challenges, is one of best in Iowa

    Jacob Herold has battled linemen, cornerbacks and safeties en route to becoming one of the best high school quarterbacks in the state. But one of his toughest opponents doesn’t wear a helmet or shoulder pads. Herold is a Type 1 diabetic. Yet this 17-year old has learned to thrive while living with a disease that would sideline most anyone, much less an elite athlete. 

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  • Two South Winneshiek High School students tested positive for COVID-19 Monday, Aug. 31. South Winn Superintendent Kris Einck has stated the two students are currently in isolation. School officials are in frequent communication with Winneshiek County Public Health and proper guidelines are in place.

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  • In an update released Friday, Aug. 28, the City of Decorah announced FEMA has announced the beginning of a 90-day Flood Insurance Rating Map (FIRM) appeal process for the preliminary flood insurance maps.
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  • Aase Haugen Senior Services releases COVID-19 update
    In an update issued Friday, Aug. 28, Aase Haugen Senior Services of Decorah reports their COVID-19 counts have increased. Currently, the count stands at 23 residents and 12 staff who have tested positive at this time. 
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  • Root 43 Juicery to open at The Landing in Decorah
    Micole and Josey Jewell announce plans to open Root 43 Juicery at The Landing Market in Decorah. The couple, pictured with their daughter, Rohen, plans an early 2021 opening. Root 43 will serve cold-pressed juices, smoothies, açaí bowls and homemade granola. 
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  • Decorah Mayor Issues Letter to Editor

    Articulates her signing of Ordinance 1257

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  • Effectively immediately, Friday, Aug.21, the Depot Outlet in Decorah is closed. A Friday, Aug. 28, re-opening day is planned. 

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  • The Decorah City Council members have passed a face-cover ordinance on a vote of 6-1. Approximately 80 people attended a special meeting Friday morning via Zoom and in person at City Hall.
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  • Veterans Memorial Hospital hires new CEO, Michael Coyle

    Michael Coyle recently was named chief executive officer (CEO) of Veterans Memorial Hospital (VMH) in Waukon.

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  • Nordic Fest Memories

    Traditional music a long-standing component of Nordic Fest celebration

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