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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.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Broncos select Jewell in fourth round of NFL draft

    He’s headed west, but not too far.

    Three-year Iowa captain and Decorah native, Josey Jewell waited as the 2018 NFL draft continued before the Denver Broncos selected him in the fourth round Saturday morning.

  • Winneshiek County Dairy royalty crowned
    The 55th Annual Winneshiek County Dairy Banquet was held in Ossian Saturday night, with numerous DHIA and Dairy Promoter awards handed out and culminating in the crowning of the 2018 royalty.
  • Winneshiek Idea House is Saturday
    Community “investors” and entrepreneurs will gather Saturday, March 24, for an evening of networking, idea sharing, and Winneshiek County’s adapted version of “Shark Tank,” which the Winneshiek Idea House (WIH) has aptly named “Trout Tank.”
  • Students walk out in honor of 17 killed in Parkland

    Decorah High School students were part of a national movement that walked out of school Wednesday morning to honor the 17 killed in the recent Parkland school shooting.

  • Decorah High School raises $1,600 through bread sale
    The Decorah High School Community Club members hosted a bread sale last week to raise money for the Arneson family who recently lost two family members.
  • Democratic candidate for Congress, Thomas Heckroth, is hosting a meet and greet tonight, Tuesday, March 13, in Calmar. The meet and greet is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at PIVO brewery, 101 Huber Drive.
  • The Decorah Community School District (DCSD) recently issued a statement allowing the participation of students in the National School Walkout, Wednesday, March 14.
  • 'Understanding and Nurturing Resiliency'
    Kathleen Brown-Rice, chair of division of counseling and psychology in education and associate professor of counselor education at the University of South Dakota, will discuss the neurological factors of resiliency and how resiliency is developed during a guest lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Valders Hall of Science Room 206, on the Luther College campus.
  • Luther College Admitted Student Visit Event is March 16
    Luther College is hosting an Admitted Student Visit Event Friday, March 16. The day will begin at 8:15 a.m. with check-in and breakfast reception and events will continue throughout the day.
  • Rezults Driven Fitness opens in Calmar
    Terry and Teri Denner, farmers from the Fredericksburg area, and their son Ryan Denner recently decided to take a leap of faith and put up a fitness/apartment building on property located west of the NICC campus. (Submitted Photo)
  • Seed Savers celebrates 10 year anniversary of Svalbard
    Seed Savers Exchange recently marked the 10th anniversary of its partnership with Svalbard Global Seed Vault with its annual deposit to Norway.
  • The Winneshiek Medical Center (WMC) Board of Trustees will hold a public budget hearing Wednesday, March 7, at 4:30 p.m. in conference room B3 at the WMC.
  • Due to weather conditions, the Decorah Community School District has moved the kindergarten parent informational meetings scheduled for tonight, to Friday, March 9.
  • Decorah High School Community Club members are planning a bread sale Friday, March 9, to help the Arneson family who recently lost two family members.
  • Open Hub Singing Club begins
    Open Hub Singing Club starts a new four-week all-inclusive community choir session, Tuesday March 6, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the ArtHaus gallery.
  • Depth, numbers and experience headline DHS swimmers
    Adding 20 new swimmers and/or divers to the roster for the 2019 season has given Head Coach Allie Bachelder reason to smile. In her fourth season on the pool deck, Bachelder will be joined by Molly Holkesvik as her assistant.
  • 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.
  • Viking spikers deep in veteran experience

    The Decorah volleyball team should be loaded this fall.

    With nine returning letter winners and only three players lost to graduation last year, the Vikings will have numerous athletes vying for the starting nod.

  • Park-Rec fall activity brochures are available online at parks.decorahia.org or may be picked up at the Park-Rec office, local banks and fitness centers and the Decorah Public Library.  
  • As school gets set to begin, the Decorah pool will be adjusting its hours accordingly.

  • Registration for the Northeastern Swim Team (NST) Short Course swim season opened Aug. 14, for current Long Course season members and siblings. All other swim team participants interested in joining may register Aug. 19 through Sept. 2. A four-month option will be available for high school swimmers. 
  • Turkey Valley schools will be hosting a Meet the Team night Thursday, Aug. 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • The Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN), in conjunction with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), is pleased to announce a new distribution plan that will allow boys’ state events to be viewed by a much larger statewide audience.
  • Warriors see season end at Principal Park

    A tremendous postseason run came to an end at Principal Park in Des Moines for the South Winn baseball team in the Class 1A state quarterfinals. 


  • Viking quartet earns NEIC nods

    Four members of the Decorah baseball team were recognized by the Northeast Iowa Conference as being named all-NEIC.

  • Three local softball players were named all-district by the Iowa Girls Athletic Coaches Association.

  • Hoyme earns academic honors
    Former Decorah high school student Kassie Hoyme was one of 12 Illinois State athletes to earn U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors recently.
  • It was trifecta day at Oneota Golf and Country Club July 23 for the ladies’ league.

  • No. 1 Xavier bounce Vikings in district final 9-4
    A swing in momentum in the third inning was too much for the Decorah baseball team to overcome Monday night in the Class 3A District finals as the Vikings fell to No. 1 Xavier, 9-4, in Cedar Rapids.
  • Sports for all at Nordic Fest this weekend

    Get out your canoe, practice your kubb toss and lace up those sneakers.

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