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Teen dies in Howard County farm accident
A fourteen-year-old boy has died in a north Iowa farm accident. Howard County Sheriff Tim Beckman says the incident occurred at about 5 p.m. Tuesday about 10 miles west of Elma. Initial reports indicated that a juvenile boy had been pinned underneath a tractor, but Beckman says it appears the...
North Iowa Pastor Almost Walks Off without $500,000 Lottery Ticket
A north Iowa man said he felt calm Tuesday (02.20) as he claimed a $500,000 Iowa Lottery prize. But 64-year-old Kevin Frey of New Hampton admits that was definitely not the case when he first realized he’d won big with the eighth of 14 top prizes in the “$500,000 Ca$h” scratch game, purchased last Saturday (02.17) at Casey’s in New Hampton.
‘The Weight of the Badge’ – Mental health conference planned for first responders, those who’ve experienced job-related trauma
Emergency responders are often called to scenes in which victims and witnesses are stressed, horror-stricken and traumatized. In the private sector, citizens who experience such emotional distress are commonly referred to mental health therapists, clinical psychologists and psychiatrists. But, for first responders who are often called back out to one scene after another and another, the option for help in dealing with all they experience isn’t always immediately available.
These Decorah, IA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around decorah..
Winneshiek County deputies seek market adjustment raises
Fewer qualified candidates are applying for and keeping law enforcement jobs across the country. And, that national trend has a trickle-down effect, meaning law enforcement agencies at the local, state and national levels are finding it difficult, if not impossible, to attract new officers and deputies. Through an email shared...
City Manager sheds light on issues regarding Decorah’s digital and electronic signs ordinance
For the Record is part of a series of informational articles aimed at helping clarify some of the hot-topic issues currently facing the area. (Originally published in the February 15 Public Opinion, available in print and online. Certain content is presented first to subscribers (print and digital), then released for consumption later)
Bull News Headlines for Thursday, February 22, 2024
Bull News Headlines for Thursday, February 22, 2024….segment 1. Bull News Headlines for Thursday, February 22, 2024….segment 2. Note: some information may be time sensitive and some events may have already occurred. Listen for the latest Bull News each weekday at approximately 7:12 am, 12:12 pm and 5:12...
Waukon & New Hampton Are Leaving the NEIC
New Hampton and Waukon have accepted entrance in the Upper Iowa Conference. They will join in the 2025-26 school year.
Opioid Task Force seeks public input
The Winneshiek County Opioid Task Force is conducting an anonymous public survey to determine how to spend money from a grant received to help fight the battle against the opioid and fentanyl epidemics. According to the CDC, in Iowa in 2021 (most recent year for data) there were 475 opioid-related...
2024 class announced for Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame
CRESCO, Iowa – The Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame has announced its newest inductees. - Leslie Beers – Pocahontas, University of Iowa – 1928 Olympic Alternate, NCAA Champion, 2-time Big Ten Champion. Posthumous induction. - Arthur Holding – Burt, Iowa State University – 1928 Olympic Alternate, NCAA...
DNR Public Meetings in Recap Hunting, Trapping Seasons
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a series of town hall-style meetings where local staff will provide updates on recently completed hunting and trapping seasons. Todd Bishop, chief of the Iowa DNR’s Wildlife Bureau, adds, “Part of the meeting will be devoted to discussing potential rule changes...
Driftless Wedding Series: Cache of a lifetime – How an avid geocacher found his greatest treasure
Matt and Abby (Panoch) Cahalan are pictured on their wedding day with their boys, Muri and Alfie, on the banks of the Turkey River. The couple held their wedding and reception at the Inwood Ballroom in Spillville Oct. 14, 2023. (Photos by samurrayDesigns) When Matt Cahalan moved from Decorah to...
Public Defender Changing for Northeast Iowa Man Accused of Killing Wife
A northeast Iowa man accused of killing his wife has been assigned new legal representation. 37-year-old Brandon Kasemeier is facing a first-degree murder charge in the death of his estranged wife, Jami Kasemeier. She was found deceased at her home in Waukon the morning of January 22nd when Waukon Police conducted a welfare check.
NICC Healthcare Students Donate Blankets to Local Shelter, Almost Home
Healthcare students from Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), who are part of HOSA-Future Health Professionals, have been making and donating blankets to Almost Home. This Dubuque-based shelter serves fathers and their children. The students' initiative aligns with their mission to provide compassionate, quality healthcare.
Featherlite Trailers welcomes Transporter Service Center to fold
CRESCO, Iowa — Featherlite Trailers officials report that Superior Trailer Solutions is the company’s newest Featherlite Authorized Transporter Service Center. “Through this partnership, Featherlite is strengthening its commitment to bringing quality service, not just on the track but to NASCAR teams throughout the off-season as well,” a news release states. “This collaboration is scheduled to debut at this year’s Daytona 500. At the Daytona 500 race, Superior Trailer Solutions will be stationed next to Featherlite’s NASCAR service transporter.”
Today the gas price is close to $3.18 in Decorah as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
City of New Hampton Facing Tough Infrastructure Decisions
From downtown to the edge of town, the City of New Hampton has decisions to make on a variety of infrastructure projects. Mayor Steve Geerts says an increasing number of decorative bricks along Main Street are becoming tripping hazards for pedestrians. Geerts says the City is also contemplating the possible...
Arson Trial for Mindy Jones Delayed a Second Time; Review Hearing Scheduled for April 1 Before New Trial Date Will Be Set Reprinted with permission from The Standard, Waukon, Iowa
The arson trial for Mindy Jo Jones stemming from a February 13, 2022, fire that destroyed her Tin, Rust and Harmony business located at 9 Allamakee Street in Waukon has been rescheduled for a second time since her arrest in the case in March of last year. At a pre-trial conference held Monday, February 5 in Allamakee County District Court in Waukon, First Judicial District Judge Alan Heavens ordered a review hearing in the case following the filing of a Waiver of Speedy Trial (One Year) by Jones Friday, February 2, according to court documents, resulting in the delaying of the February 21 jury trial that had been most recently scheduled in the case.
Boeing ousts head of 737 jetliner program, appoints new vice president of quality
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing said Wednesday that the head of its 737 program is leaving the company in an executive shake-up weeks after a door panel blew out on a flight over Oregon, renewing questions about safety at the company. Boeing announced the departure of Ed Clark, who had...
Luther’s “Giving Day” March 7
Gnome is where the heart is for Luther College’s Giving Day, which returns for its ninth year on Thursday, March 7. The annual event aims to celebrate the Luther community while raising money for the Luther Fund, Luther’s unrestricted current fund that supports all students, faculty, staff and community endeavors on campus.