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January 16, 2017 by Neil Bollman (Register to contact)

Remember well the ice storms a misery that go with winter in Iowa
We are enjoying a balmy 68 degrees this morning. Coffee on the porch is our usual activity. Look forward to the reunion in September.


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Virginia Eiden | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Virginia Dahly Eiden, age 96, of Menomonie, WI and Nisswa, MN passed away on March 26, 2019, at The Neighbors of Dunn County.

Decorah-North Winn school consolidation vote overwhelming approved  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DECORAH -- Voters Tuesday overwhelming approved consolidating the Decorah and North Winneshiek school districts.

Kyle James Dahl  Fillmore County Journal

Kyle James Dahl, 30, of Hesper, Iowa, died unexpectedly Sunday, November 19, 2018, at his home. Kyle was born December 31, 1987. He grew up in Hesper, ...

Hall of Fame coach Bill Post of Decorah announces retirement  WCF Courier

DECORAH — One of the state's most successful football coaches won't be patrolling the sidelines at Decorah High School this fall.

Northeast Iowa high schools among state's top in U.S. News rankings  Globe Gazette

WATERLOO — Four Northeast Iowa schools hit the top 30 for the state in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 ranking of Best High Schools.

Decorah student's Shakespeare video wins $1,000 for her school  WCF Courier

DECORAH — The film begins with a harsh wake-up: An alarm sounds as the camera comes into focus. Realizing she's late for school, the main character is ...

Albers Is Superintendent's Choice For MS Principal Job In Home Town

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon High School's Activities Director may be headed to Decorah, Iowa, to become that town's new middle school principal, according to ...

Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa state auditor  The Gazette

Name: Rob Sand. Party: Democrat. Residence: Des Moines. Age: 36. Occupation: Assistant attorney general. Education: Decorah High School, 2001; Brown ...

Vera Hovey, 75  Cresco Times Plain Dealer

Nov. 6, 1943 —. Nov. 10, 2018. Cresco - Vera Ann Hovey, age 75, of Cresco, Iowa, passed away at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. on Nov.

West Liberty, Linn-Mar high schools ranked as Iowa's best  The Gazette

West Liberty High School is the best in Iowa, according to a U.S. News and World Report high school ranking released Wednesday. Linn-Mar High School in ...

U.S. News: 14 Iowa high schools rank nationally as best in country  Des Moines Register

U.S. News & World Report nationally ranked 14 Iowa high schools and recognized 104 Iowa schools out of 20500 public high schools in the nation.

Decorah Police Say Dogs Detected Drugs in High School Lockers  KCRG

An 18-year-old Decorah High School student is facing drug charges after police used two K-9 units to search the school.

Prep baseball: Olejniczak's still a card-carrying baseball man  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO—Pencil in hand, Dennis Olejniczak sits in the dugout shade and writes a lineup on a yellow card.

Ethel Jewell (1930-2019) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

EVANSDALE -- Ethel Lorraine Jewell, 88, of Evansdale, died Monday, Feb. 4, at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center.

Decorah PRIDE  Luther College Chips

Rainbow flags, multicolored wigs, and wide smiles brightened downtown Decorah on an overcast Saturday during the first Decorah Pride celebration on ...

W-SR sweeps NEIC tournament, crowned champions | Waverly Newspapers  Cedar Valley Daily Times

DECORAH – *Fresh* off of their regular season Northeast Iowa Conference title, Waverly-Shell Rock's volleyball team was looking to add another title to their ...

Richard Hanft (1942-2019) | Obituaries |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS — Richard Spencer “Dick” Hanft, 76, of Cedar Falls, died Friday, Feb. 22, at Ropers St. Francis Hospital in Charleston, S.C., of natural causes.

Lorraine H. Moeller  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO --- Lorraine H. Moeller, 90, of Waterloo, died Thursday, Nov. 8, at Covenant Medical Center. She was born Feb. 17, 1928, in Waukon, daughter of ...

Marlys Tweten Schulte  Fillmore County Journal

Marlys Tweten Schulte, age 91, of Decorah, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Wellington Place in Decorah, Iowa. Services were held 12 p.m. Saturday, ...

Josey Jewell's Iowa life  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Poop was always going to be part of the lore with Josey Jewell. He grew up on a turkey farm outside of Decorah. Poop was always going to be ...

117 Iowa schools make new national 'Best High Schools' list  KCCI Des Moines

A new U.S. News list of Best High Schools for 2015 was just released on Tuesday. Out of the 29,070 public high schools reviewed by the magazine, 117 Iowa ...

Doris Bender — Decorah, Iowa  Post-Bulletin

Doris Bender, 90, of Decorah, Iowa, passed away at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011.

Fareway trucks celebrating heroes include Decorah native Dan Walter  WCF Courier

DECORAH — An Ames police officer and Iraq war veteran originally from Decorah is one of a number of Iowa military and public safety personnel being ...

UPDATE: One dead, many evacuated in NE Iowa flooding  WCF Courier

LAWLER — A man who died in flash flooding near here early Wednesday had placed a 911 emergency call to authorities after floodwater swept his car off the ...

Iowa Supreme Court justices taking cases to Decorah  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DECORAH | Justices with the Iowa Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases April 8 in Decorah High School. One case originated in Black Hawk County.

LOVE OF LAW-New Magistrate Julian West feels at home in Indee.  Cedar Valley Daily Times

INDEPENDENCE – Julian West seems to love Independence as it reminds him of his native town, Decorah. The newest addition to the judicial branch in ...

Boys' basketball: Season comes to halt for Go-Hawks, Vikings  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS - March Madness came early for the Waverly-Shell Rock and Decorah boys' basketball teams.

Celebrating milestones this week (PHOTOS) | Local News  WCF Courier

Anniversaries, birthdays and other milestones in this week's Celebrations.

'Huffing' likely contributed to teenager's death  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DECORAH | Kellie Sharp, 16, of Decorah, died Aug. 23, one family's tragedy that did not have to happen.

Prep swimming: Decorah makes statement at Wahawk meet  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO | Nolan Heffern has an empty feeling every time he walks through the gymnasium at Decorah High School.

Letters to the editor: Mall, libraries, immigration, Iowa's water  Mason City Globe Gazette

John Skipper: I appreciate your piece on Dec. 2 ("Can city gain public support for latest hotel proposal?"). Great journalism. I find our situation both exciting and ...

Michael Bergan (R)

Michael Bergan is serving his first term in the Iowa House. Michael is a lifelong resident of Winneshiek County. He was raised on a dairy and beef farm and his ...

Iowa football: Jewell trying to prove himself again  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

IOWA CITY — Josey Jewell finds himself in familiar territory as the NFL draft approaches.

Trout Run Trail officially opens in Decorah | Local News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DECORAH, Iowa --- To celebrate the grand opening of Trout Run Trail, the community will host Trail Weekend, a fun-filled event Sept. 22-23.

NFL Draft: Colts grab UNI's Fountain in fifth round  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

CEDAR FALLS — Daurice Fountain will get the opportunity he was hoping for.

From attitude to execution, Hawkeyes have a real Jewell  Quad City Times

IOWA CITY — At the core of the Iowa football team's defense is a real Jewell.

Some looking to oust Iowa Supreme Court justices  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DES MOINES – Leaders of conservative groups in Iowa again are urging their followers to oust Iowa Supreme Court justices in judicial retention votes but this ...

Hawkeye linebacker says he is worthy of NFL roster  Mason City Globe Gazette

IOWA CITY – Josey Jewell finds himself in familiar territory as the NFL draft approaches.

Saturday's district wrestling capsules  The Grundy Register

Storm 195-pounder Caleb Engle controls Osage's Bailey Young during a semi-final match at a Class 2A sectional meet Saturday. Engle placed second and ...

Woodshed, IA 52242  The Gazette

Three cool things: 1. In 2016, when the Hawkeyes knocked off Michigan — a loss that still is ricocheting in the Wolverines' heads — Josey Jewell gave the ...

Skipper: Does Mason City want the candle or the curse?  Mason City Globe Gazette

It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”

High school students headed to state speech contest.  Mason City Globe Gazette

OSAGE | On Saturday, Feb. 7, several Mitchell County high school students will be competing at the Iowa High School Speech Association State Large Group ...

Clear Creek Amana school board candidate questionnaires  The Gazette

In the Clear Creek Amana Community School District, incumbent Bob Broghammer is facing Scott Rohret in a run off for the District 2 seat. Nikki Knapp is ...

Convicted of murdering son, Michelle Kehoe seeks new trial  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO – Michelle Kehoe said she wanted jurors to know what she was going through in 2008 when she cut the throats of her two children, killing one, and ...

Mason City Police calls, Feb. 6 | Mason City & North Iowa  Mason City Globe Gazette

02/06/19 00:13 SO1905129 S PIERCE AVE / 19TH ST SW, MASON CITY, IA Power/Water/Signs &

Letters to the editor: Birthright, idiocracy, CAFOs, straight-ticket  Globe Gazette

If we lose our birth right citizenship, do we have to apply for emigrate status? Will we be allowed to vote? And by the way, what kind of Christian is a white ...

Best-selling children's author brings 'Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella' to northeast Iowa  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DECORAH | It's one of those chicken-and-the-egg questions best-selling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett loves to answer: Which came to roost ...

Boys' state basketball: Basketball, friendship bind Little, Brungard  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WAVERLY | Justin Little enjoyed his front-row seat when Waverly-Shell Rock earned a trip to the state basketball tournament.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Letters to the editor: Wright, Reynolds, Scholten, Sand  Mason City Globe Gazette

To ensure as many election-related letters to the editor are published prior to voters heading to the polls Nov. 6, please submit letters by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.

US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Girls 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor girls returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

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