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  • Open Houses Scheduled For Housing Needs Assessment Input

    The Winneshiek County Housing Needs Assessment committee will be holding its final public open house meetings during the months of October and November to conclude the assessment process. [READ MORE]
  • Decorah Feasibility Study

    On September 18, 2017, the Decorah Telecommunications Utility Board presented to the city council a summary of the feasibility study conducted by Uptown Services, LLC.  The feasibility study itself provided information on four core areas: Market Analysis, Technology Strategy, Design, and Capital Budget; Incumbent and Proposed FTTP Offerings; and Pro Forma Financial Analysis.   [READ MORE]
  • Leaf Removal Program Returns

    Leaf pickup service will be offered once again beginning October 1, 2017.  [READ MORE]
  • Boulevard Trees

    It is the responsibility of all adjoining property owners to keep boulevard trees trimmed 8′ above sidewalks and 14′ above streets.


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The Winneshiek County Housing Needs Assessment is nearing completion. Please consider attending one of four public open sessions to learn more.

October 2 - 6:30pm. Ossian City Hall
November 1 - 5:00pm. Calmar Fire Station
November 6 - 4:30pm. Decorah City Hall
November 7 - 7:00pm. Spillville Public LIbrary

Come see what was learned about people and housing in our community. Hear what new ideas may move our community forward and tell us what you think.

City of Decorah

1 month 1 week ago

Thank you!

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1 month 3 weeks ago

Congrats to the Decorah Fire Dept.

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City of Decorah

2 months 2 weeks ago

City of Decorah shared a post.

Just wanted to send out a BIG thank you to the two city employees that rescued my bike computer from a storm sewer last week as RAGBRAI went through beautiful Decorah. you certainly brightened my day. Thanks again.
Bob Foss

City of Decorah

2 months 3 weeks ago

Pretty sure that's a code violation!

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2 months 3 weeks ago

Just taking a few "before" photos so we know how to paste it back together after the festivities. Love how the downtown embraces even the little four legged Norwegians.

City of Decorah

2 months 3 weeks ago

Let the festivities begin!

City of Decorah

3 months 3 weeks ago

As I was reading sections of city code today I stumbled across this gem of a reference and could not help but laugh as I was reminded of the wonderfully cast and produced rendition of Spamalot by New Minowa Players. What a great community full of such diverse talent. Ha, shrubbery, ni.

…a total of fifteen (15) percent or greater area will be unencumbered with any structure, parking and storage areas, or ingress/egress drives and shall be landscaped and well maintained with grass, trees, and/or shrubbery and to assist in controlling water runoff from such property.

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