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Iowa Republicans criticize Senate candidate Michael Franken’s objection to anti-Biden flag

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michael Franken said he did not serve his nation as a U.S. Navy admiral for a person flying a profane anti-Biden flag that he spotted on the campaign trail this week. Republicans said that means he doesn’t respect freedom of speech. Franken spoke Thursday during a campaign stop about seeing the […] The post Iowa Republicans criticize Senate candidate Michael Franken’s objection to anti-Biden flag appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
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Guns and drugs send northeast Iowa man to federal prison

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A Northeast Iowa man is sent to federal prison for drugs and guns. Kaleb James Huffman, 23 of Fayette, pleaded guilty in December 2021 to possession of a firearm by a drug user. Law enforcement says it searched Huffman's home in December 2020 and found a...
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“Bird” is the word: Rentable electric scooters come to roost in Decorah

In recent years, many have likely noticed a new technology sprout from nascent fad to full-fledged part of life in many cities like Minneapolis, Chicago, Des Moines, Rochester and many others: personal, rentable electronic scooters. In many areas, these scooters have been around for years at this point and have become fully integrated into urban living and transportation. However, in this remote corner of Iowa, that future has only just arrived.
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Decorah man survives plane crash that knocked out power to nearby homes

DECORAH, Iowa (KCRG) - A Decorah man was uninjured in a plane crash that knocked out power to surrounding residents on Wednesday night. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office said the crash, involving a Kitfox ultralight, single-passenger aircraft, happened at about 8:40 p.m. near the intersection of Old Stage Road and Glenville Road.
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Antonín Dvorák: Composing Music of Joy in the Kitchen

Fleeing the congestion and mayhem of New York City in the early summer of 1893, Antonin Dvorák, along with his wife and six children, alighted from a train in the little Bohemian settlement of Spillville, Iowa. Perhaps by then his worldwide fame had spread even there, but this quiet town in the middle of nowhere… The post Antonín Dvorák: Composing Music of Joy in the Kitchen appeared first on VoegelinView.
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Scary Plane Crash In Northeast Iowa Knocks Out Power [PHOTO]

It was a scary Wednesday evening for a small plane pilot in northeast Iowa after his plane crashed between Decorah and Waukon. According to the Winneshiek County Sheriff's Office via a Decorah News story, the crash happened Wednesday night around 8:40 pm. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office was told the plane went down by the Old Stage Road and Glenville Road intersection.
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Traffic Impact Analysis may be performed for third Kwik Star location

A closed work session was held June 28 by the Decorah City Council to discuss traffic concerns surrounding the site plans for the city’s third Kwik Star. The work session was a direct result of the Kwik Star public hearing held June 20, where one of the main takeaways was the council voting to have a traffic impact analysis completed before moving forward with site plan approval.
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Prairie du Chien man sentenced to prison for meth possession

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Prairie du Chien man was sentenced Wednesday to ten years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Christopher Fernette, 45, pleaded guilty to this charge on April 6, 2022. During the course of a long-term, multi-agency investigation, law enforcement determined that a...
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Decorah Library offers Summer Reading Challenge

Want to stay busy and curious in the coming months? Decorah Public Library is offering two reading challenges for July/August: an “Early Literacy” bingo card designed for children 0-5 and another challenge designed for readers of any age. These challenges are similar in structure to the ones the...
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