Dear Editor:

The town of Decorah is benefiting from a plethora of good news in a time of recovery from the elections and other worldwide events. The young people are harvesting goals and awards that bring so much good. And the downtown business community is more than holding its own. Storefronts are full and business is bustling.

Academics, athletics, fine and practical arts have been dominate in receiving state awards. Most recently, Decorah won the Class 3A football championship, culminating a total of 14 wins and no losses for the year.

Other aspects of our young people receiving recognition for their hard work have been numerous and outstanding.

It is both complimentary and heartwarming to live here and see a community that is working together. Just maybe the best feeling is to see our young people be so successful knowing they will be the next ones in charge.