The Decorah Nespapers
August 22, 2019
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  • Christen set for mic drop after 2019 season
    Decorah fans will have one final season to enjoy play-by-play descriptions of the action at Viking Stadium provided by long-time public address announcer Elliott Christen.
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  • Row, row, row your boat
    Numerous teams and individuals took to the water Friday, July 26, for the annual Kanoløpet race during Nordic Fest. To see more photos and who won, pick up Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion.
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  • Dropping green flag for Donor Network

    How many lives can one person save at the age of 22 months? Coralynn Sobolik saved three.

    By being an organ donor, each person can save up to eight lives. 

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  • Ticket punched
    Playing for a bid to the Class 1A state tournament, South Winneshiek (29-9) faced No. 7 Saint Ansgar (25-10) and it proved to be quite a game Tuesday night in Decorah. By a 7-1 margin, the Warriors punched their ticket to Principal Park for just the second time in school history. 
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  • Dairy showmanship sweep for Courtneys
    The four Courtney siblings exhibited their talents as they swept the four levels of showmanship trophies at the conclusion of the dairy show at the 2019 Winneshiek County Fairy Wednesday, July 10.
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  • Butterburgers and Badges event at Culver's Tuesday
    Culver’s in Decorah is partnering with Special Olympics Iowa for a Butterburgers and Badges event Tuesday, July 16, from 4 to 8 p.m.
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  • Everyone is invited to join the Energy District staff Tuesday, June 18, for an informal coffee hour at Java Johns.
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  • Oneota Community Co-op board approves remodel project
    The Oneota Community Cooperative board has unanimously approved three motions related to remodeling the current store location at 312 West Water Street.
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  • 'Buddy Poppy Days' Friday and Saturday
    The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the VFW Auxiliary will observe “Buddy Poppy Days” Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21 and 22.
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  • SW Homecoming royalty crowned
    Tayton Bullerman and Sierra Breitsprecher were crowned as the 2018 South Winn homecoming king and queen following Friday's pep rally. See more photos from the pep rally, parade and game in Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion. (Photo by Becky Walz)
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  • 'Presumed Guilty: Why We Shouldn't Ask Muslims to  Condemn Terrorism'
    Asking Muslims to condemn terrorist acts can lead to racist scapegoating, an act which prevents majority populations in the West from coming to terms with their own violent past and their ongoing complicity in a violent world order, according to Todd Green, Luther College associate professor of religion.
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  • Viking baseball coach brings legendary career to an end
    THERE WILL BE no more filling out little yellow lineup cards or prowling of the third-base coach's box for Decorah’s Dennis Olejniczak.
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  • New start time for Viking football tonight

    Due to impending weather, tonight's football schedule has been changed with the season opener between the Decorah Viking and Waukon Indian football teams will now kick-off at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Friday, Aug. 24) in Decorah.

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  • Award-winning children’s musician Patty Shukla to perform in Decorah
    Get ready to dance, jump, wiggle and learn with award-winning children’s musician Patty Shukla.

    Decorah Public Library will welcome Shukla for two shows at Carrie Lee Auditorium Oct. 20.
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