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Tuesday, September 2

New

Beginning Jazz Class

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning Jazz Classes
Ages 6 and up

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
New

Tap Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning and Intermediate Tap Classes
Ages 7 through Adult

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
New

Ballet Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning and Intermediate Ballet Classes
Ages 7 through Adult

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
New

Ballet/Tap Combo Classes

Tue, September 2 to Sat, December 20, 2014

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Ballet and Tap Combo Class
Ages 3-6

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
New

Beginning Hip Hop Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning Hip Hop Classes
Ages 5 and up

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
New

Freestyle: Afterschool Mud Club

Tue, September 2 at 3:30 PM to Tue, October 21, 2014 - Register online at www.activityhero.com, search for The Clay Studio or email: theclaystudiodecorah@me.com

@The Clay Studio - 207 Washington St, Decorah

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In this 8 week class your child will dream up their own projects! When problem-solving using brainstorming, trial and error, and focused research your child will learn to become more confident and creative. They are taught to become experts at both coming up with ideas and seeing them come to fruition! On Tuesdays come right after school, bring your own snack and then we will create! Walking school bus option from John Cline.

Contact: The Clay Studio
563-517-1022
www.activityhero.com
theclaystudiodecorah@me.com

 

Banned Books Theatre Project

Tue, September 2 at 3:30 PM - register now online at www.arthausdecorah.org, or call 382-5440

@ArtHaus

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UPSTART CROW THEATREWORKS PRESENTS
The Banned Book Theatre Project
AGE: 7th and 8th grade
DATES & TIMES: Sept 2-18, Tues, Wed, Thurs 3:30-5:30
PERFORMANCES: Banned Books Week, Sept 21-27
INSTRUCTOR: Kristen Underwood
COST: $90
LOCATION: ArtHaus
Sponsored by Donlon Pharmacy

Director Kristen Underwood will lead Middle School students in this fast-paced acting workshop and rehearsal process, creating a street theatre production to be performed the last week of September! Learn a little bit…

Contact: upstartcrowtheatreworks@gmail.com, www.arthausdecorah.org

 

Little Masters: The Art of Self (6-8 year olds)

Tue, September 2 at 3:30 PM to Tue, October 7, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 26) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Explore art with YOU as the subject! Using portraiture, creative writing, collage, poetry, photography, and more, we’ll learn what it means to express yourself in a variety of ways using a wide variety of mediums. Taking time to talk about how we see ourselves and what that means as an artist, we’ll look at how artists through the ages have expressed themselves through self-portraits, and then we’ll create our own. Come explore what it…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/little-masters-the-art-of-self/

 

Beaded Jewelry Basics

Tue, September 2 at 6:00 PM to Tue, October 7, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 26) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Want to learn to make your own necklaces, bracelets, and earrings? Do you know what a crimp bead is or how to properly use a pair of needle nose pliers? Take this 6-week beginning bead stringing and jewelry making class and find out! Materials fee covers basic beads, wire, stringing cord, clasps, and a personal tool kit to keep once the class is over. Additional materials will be available for purchase from the instructor.…

Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382 - 5440
arthaus508@gmailcom
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/beaded-jewelry-basics/

 

Creating Celtic-Design Earrings

Tue, September 2 at 6:30 PM

@Sue Sander Residence | 602 Decorah Avenue | Decorah , IA 52101

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Ancient Celtic designs use beautiful knots, symmetry and loops to represent the interconnectedness of all life. Join this fun class in the company of other jewelry enthusiasts, beginners and experienced alike, and use a wire jig to create one or two pairs of earrings. You will be pleasantly surprised when you see the distinctive, elegant Celtic designs emerge as you wrap wire. Participants who are of age (21 years and older) are free to…

Contact: To register online, visit www.nicc.edu/solutions or call NICC Business and Community Solutions at 800.728.2256, ext. 399.

 

Wednesday, September 3

I.N.S.P.I.R.E.D PROGRAM

Wed, September 3 to Sun, October 5, 2014 - Wednesday weekly meetings 6:30 P.M

@119 Winnebago Stree

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This group program is an amazing opportunity to meet other women with similar goals and challenges, build your intuition about nutrition and get inspired to live your best life.
Are you secretly sabotaging your health?
Do you want to lose weight?
Do you want to sleep better & have more energy?
Do you know what to do, yet don't do it?
Get the support you need to get the body…

Contact: Cindy McCaffrey 563-382-0036

 

WOW! Women of the Word Fall Bible Study

Wed, September 3 at 9:00 AM

@Decorah Covenant Church

WOW! Women of the Word, the Decorah Interdenominational Bible Study, resumes September 3. All women are welcome! The 2014-2015 series of study kicks off with “The Law of Love: Lessons from the Pages of Deuteronomy,” a Beth Moore Lecture Study. Additional studies lined up for the year include Kyle Idleman’s “Not a Fan;” Lisa Harper’s new spin on Hebrews, “Hebrews, the Nearness of King Jesus:” and “Magnificent Obsession” with Anne Graham Lotz.
Women of…

Contact: Decorah Covenant Church offices at 563-382-1342.

 

Tiny Masters: Art Factory (2-3 year olds)

Wed, September 3 at 10:00 AM to Wed, October 8, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 27) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, multi~media, clay, and photography, oh my! Does your child have yearnings to create and build things? Join us for Art Factory where your child can express that creativity through a variety of art materials and methods! Students will bring their imaginings to life while developing creative problem solving skills…and, of course, having fun!

Dates: September 3 – October 8
Time: Wednesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Jennifer…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/tiny-masters-art-factory-2/

 

Little Masters: Art Factory (6-8 year old)

Wed, September 3 at 3:30 PM to Wed, October 8, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 27) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Sculpture, printmaking, painting, drawing, collage, multi~media, clay, and photography, oh my! Does your child have yearnings to create and build things? Join us for Art Factory where your child can express that creativity through a variety of art materials and methods! Students will bring their imaginings to life while developing creative problem solving skills, and learning about the techniques and tools of artists both past and present.

Dates: September 3 – October 8…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/little-masters-art-factory/

 

Thursday, September 4

New

Free First Thursday - Viking Myths by Jane Nichols

Thu, September 4

@Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Vesterheim welcomes storyteller Jane Nichols, who will give a presentation on Norse myths and Viking lore in the museum’s Amdal-Odland Heritage Center at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Exploring myths and the Viking language legacy that we still use can be a fun way to connect with Nordic heritage. Nichols, also known as “Lady Fiona,” has been giving variations of the presentation on Norse myth since 1992 at a variety of venues, including…

Contact: vesterheim.org

 

Mini Masters: Color in Motion (4-5 year olds)

Thu, September 4 at 3:30 AM to Thu, October 9, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 28) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

Basic art elements and principles are explored as we let ourselves be inspired by music in this delightful class! We’ll learn how music has influenced artists in the past and let it influence us as we dance, sing, and create original artwork both individually and as a group, enjoying the vibrant connection between music and fine art.

Dates: September 4 – October 9 (6 weeks)
Time: Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Instructor:…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/mini-masters-color-in-motion/

 

Beginning Spanish

Thu, September 4 at 6:15 PM to Thu, November 20, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 28) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus

Forget about memorizing word lists and verb conjugations! This class will quickly have you using the language to communicate with each other in a fun and light-hearted way. Simple, comprehensible Spanish, both spoken and written, becomes absorbed through repetition and practical usage. Whether you’re new to the language or have forgotten what you learned in school and want a stress-free refresher, this class is for you. Open to adults and older teens, age 16…

Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/beginning-spanish/

 

Friday, September 5

New

Gun Sense Community Conversations: Sheriff Leon Bohr

Fri, September 5 at 9:00 AM

@NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center

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Friday, September 5th, 9:00am, NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center: Gun Sense Community Conversations will host Sheriff Leon Bohr to discuss the legal and safety aspects of gun ownership and the importance of community relationships with law enforcement.
Gun Sense Community Conversations are sponsored by the Northeast Iowa Peace & Justice Center and seek to educate the community on issues surrounding the legal and moral responsibilities of gun ownership, gun laws, and gun violence.…

Contact: NE Iowa Peace & Justice Center 563-382-5337

 

ArtHaus First Friday: Monkey Lisa, Random Works by Eric Petersen

Fri, September 5 at 7:00 PM to Fri, September 26, 2014 - First Friday Artist Reception, 7-9pm, Sept. 5. Works on display and for sale throughout September.

@ArtHaus

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New ArtHaus Co-director, Eric Petersen, will exhibit a selection of his own work in drawing, painting, and ceramics with the particular intention of sharing his aesthetic sensibility with the Decorah community. Play, colorful two-dimensional works will contrast with his earthy, and at times, enigmatic ceramic sculptures and pottery. Exhibition opens with a First Friday reception on Friday, September 5 and is on display through Friday, September 26.

Event sponsored by KDEC.

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com

 

Luther College SAC Spotlight presents Hypnotist Jim Wand Sept. 5

Fri, September 5 at 7:30 PM

@Center for Faith and Life Main Hall

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With more than 9,000 professional engagements to his name and a lengthy career spent building a fiercely entertaining repertoire, Master Hypnotist Jim Wand returns to Luther College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall on the Luther campus. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased online at tickets.luther.edu or via the Luther Ticket Office, telephone (563) 387-1357 or boxoffice@luther.edu, open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9-10:30 a.m.…

Contact: Contact: Julie Shockey, Coordinator of Campus News
Telephone: (563) 387-1865
E-mail: news@luther.edu

 

Saturday, September 6

Luther College Pep Band Camp

Sat, September 6 at 9:00 AM - Registration is $20 and due by Wednesday, September 3, 2014

@Jenson-Noble Hall of Music

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Band students 5th - 8th grade are welcome to enjoy a side-by-side rehearsal and half-time performance with the Pep Band during Luther College Football’s Community Day!

9:00am Registration
9:30am – 10am Breathing Gym or Drum Cadences
10:00am - 11:15am Rehearsal
11:15am - 12:15pm Lunch
12:30pm Pre-Game
1:00pm Game begins
Half-time Show

Please join us in the Sperati Room in Jenson-Noble Hall of Music with your instrument. Lunch is included as well…

Contact: Please contact lutherpepband@luther.edu with any questions or you can also contact Jessica Dorsey at dorsje01@luther.edu

 

Taking to the Skies (9-12 year olds)

Sat, September 6 at 10:00 AM to Sat, October 11, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 30) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus Studio

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Set your spirit free with kite building! Enjoy constructing several small kites, exploring a variety of traditional structures, while learning about basic aerodynamics and modeling techniques. The class will conclude with the construction and embellishment of a single larger box kite that will take flight in a public display on Saturday morning, October 11!

Dates: September 6 – October 11 (6 weeks)
Time: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Eric Nels Petersen…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/taking-to-the-skies/

 

Pfilates (pelvic floor) Workshop!

Sat, September 6 at 1:00 PM - Saturday September 6th 1-3pm

@Discover Happy Pilates Studio

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Join Amanda Rhine, certified Pfilates Instructor, for this interactive workshop on pelvic floor health and issues that surround a weak pelvic floor. During this 2 hour session, you will learn information about the muscles of the pelvic floor to help you understand where these muscles are and how they function: How weakness and dysfunction in pelvic floor muscles results in disorders such as incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse; specific excersises to condition these muscles…

Contact: Amanda Rhine | discoverhappy@gmail.com | www.discoverhappydecorah.com | 563-419-0346

 

FUN-damental Movement (5-8 year olds)

Sat, September 6 at 1:00 PM to Sat, October 11, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 30) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus

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As we move, create, and dream, our body is our most trustworthy source of information and truth. Discover your own voice through movement, redefine what you see as dance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and strength of your body. Play and express while developing body-mind wisdom with sensory awareness and imagery.

Dates: September 6 – October 11 (6 weeks)
Time: Saturdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Schmidt
Cost: $50

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/fun-damental-movement/

 

FUN-damental Movement (9-12 year olds)

Sat, September 6 at 2:00 PM to Sat, October 11, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 30) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@ArtHaus

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As we move, create, and dream, our body is our most trustworthy source of information and truth. Discover your own voice through movement, redefine what you see as dance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and strength of your body. Play and express while developing body-mind wisdom with sensory awareness and imagery.

Dates: September 6 – October 11 (6 weeks)
Time: Saturdays, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Instructor: Jennifer Schmidt
Cost: $50

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/fun-damental-movement-3/

 

Sunday, September 7

New

A Picnic to Celebrate Community: Welcome Neighbors

Sun, September 7 at 5:00 PM

@701 Iowa Ave., Decorah

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 701 Iowa Ave. Decorah will host their 4th annual "Welcome Neighbors" picnic on Sunday September 7th from 5 - 6:30 p.m. at the church.For the past couple years over two hundred neighbors have gathered with Good Shepherd members for a relaxed and enjoyable picnic in which "there is no hidden agenda" as one participant commented last year. Live music, great food, children's activities and a wonderful outside space for picnicking…

Contact: Matt Tapscott, 563-387-7413 TapscottDecorah@gmail.com

 

Financial Peace University

Sun, September 7 at 5:45 PM to Sun, November 2, 2014

@Decorah Covenant Church

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Registration is now open! (registration runs now through the end of August)

What: Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – 9 week course
Each session will be 2 hours long - including an hour DVD lesson and small group discussion. Get ready to laugh, Dave Ramsey is very entertaining.

When: Sundays 5:45-7:45pm – Starting September 7th

Where: Decorah Covenant Church

Who: Anyone in the community interested in learning…

Contact: Dan Volz - speedynorse@gmail.com or 563-379-4767

 
New

Performance: "Map of My Kingdom" Play on Farmland Transfer

Sun, September 7 at 7:00 PM - Please RSVP for potluck by Sept. 4, if possible.

@Decorah

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A play tackling the critical issue of farmland ownership will be performed on Sunday, Sept. 7, at Washington Prairie Lutheran Church in Decorah. The play, “Map of My Kingdom,” was commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa and written by playwright Mary Swander.

A potluck meal will take place before the show at 6 p.m., and the play will begin at 7 p.m. Those planning to take part in the meal are asked…

Contact: Lauren Zastrow
(515) 232-5661
lauren@practicalfarmers.org

 

Monday, September 8

New

Floating Summer Stories

Mon, September 8 at 3:15 PM - 'til 5 pm

@Decorah Public Libary

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Decorah Public Library will be resuming weekly after school programs for anyone age 9 and older starting September 5. The free programs take place each Monday from 3:15 to 5 pm in the downstairs public meeting room, and include a light, healthy snack. The focus is on casual, hands-on activities that run the gamut from handicrafts, visual arts and “ blackout” poetry to pie making, primitive skills and mindfulness training. Curious adults are welcome…

Contact: Heidi Swets, Decorah Public Library,382-3717

 

Skape Sammen: Creative Dance and Xylophone Ensemble (9-12 year olds)

Mon, September 8 at 3:30 PM to Mon, March 30, 2015 - Register online at least one week in advance (by September 1) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@Carrie Lee Elementary

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Participants in Skape Sammen (Norwegian for “Creating Together”) will spend the year dancing, playing xylophones, and creating original performance pieces. Both new and returning students will be challenged and delighted as they develop confidence and improvisation skills through dance choreography, musical composition, and theatre games. The fall session will explore the wonderful words of Maya Angelou through acting, music, and movement!

Dates:September 8 – March 30 (no class October 13, December 15, December…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/skape-sammen/

 

Mini Masters: Creating with Clay (4-5 year olds)

Mon, September 8 at 3:30 PM to Mon, October 20, 2014 - Register online at least one week in advance (by August 25) at www.arthausdecorah.org or call (563) 382-5440!

@The Clay Studio

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Are you tired of picking play-dough out of your carpet but think you might be raising the next Michelangelo? Let us help you foster your budding sculptor or potter in a clay-friendly environment! Students will learn different hand-building methods used around the world. New and returning students are welcome as we continue building our skills while exploring new horizons.

Dates: September 8 – October 20, no class October 13 (6 weeks)
Time: Mondays,…

Contact: Contact: Jenni Brant or Eric Petersen
(563) 382-5440
arthaus508@gmail.com
Register - http://arthausdecorah.org/classes/mini-masters-creating-with-clay-2/

 
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New

Class for Beginning Farmers

@LaCrosse, WI

Registration Deadline is SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

Many skills are required to start a successful farm. Passion, clear goals, production experience, financial and marketing know-how, and more! The Farm Beginnings course is a 12 month training that helps beginning farmers clarify their goals and strengths, establish a strong enterprise plan and start building their operation. The course uses a mix of farmer- led classroom sessions, on-farm tours, and an extensive farmer network.

Farm…

Contact: Exact dates, times and locations of our 2014 Farm Beginnings course as well as the application are available at http://landstewardshipproject.org/morefarmers/farmbeginningsclass

 
New

Decorah Youth Choirs

Decorah Youth Choirs are excited to announce their premiere season! Serving children ages Kindergarten through 9th grade in Northeast Iowa, this new organization will provide singers with quality music education and performance opportunities. At DYC, we believe that music has the power to change lives forever and that all children have "a place in the choir." Singers interested in registering can learn more by visiting www.decorahyouthchoirs.org.
Decorah Youth Choirs are conducted by Jennaya Robison…

 
New

Birch Bark Weaving Using the Double Diagonal Technique

Fri, September 12 - Sept. 12-14, 2014 (Fri. 6-8; Sat.-Sun. 9:00-5:00)

@Vesterheim Museum

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Students will learn to thin down bark for weaving while Phyllis tells how to harvest birch bark, with all of its natural beauty. Students will weave a small birch bark dish in the diagonal weave and then select from a variety of other items to make in the double diagonal weave. Items include rings, beads, Christmas ornaments, and berry baskets. Phyllis will share the folklore and history of birch bark, which she has learned…

Contact: vesterheim.org, 563-382-9681

 
New

Barley Hat

Sun, September 28 at 1:00 PM

@Blue Heron Knittery

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This hat takes the beginning knitter on an adventure. Techniques learned are knitting in the round on two needles, following a pattern, placing markers, decreasing, binding off in a circle and weaving in all ends. The pattern is part of a learn to knit series from Tin Can Knits Designs and comes in sizes for all ages from toddler to adult. Knit for yourself or for that baby arriving in December. Class will be…

Contact: Anna Linnell 563-419-4183 or Sarah at the Blue Heron Knittery 563-517-1059

 
New

Freestyle: Afterschool Mud Club

Tue, September 2 at 3:30 PM to Tue, October 21, 2014 - Register online at www.activityhero.com, search for The Clay Studio or email: theclaystudiodecorah@me.com

@The Clay Studio - 207 Washington St, Decorah

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In this 8 week class your child will dream up their own projects! When problem-solving using brainstorming, trial and error, and focused research your child will learn to become more confident and creative. They are taught to become experts at both coming up with ideas and seeing them come to fruition! On Tuesdays come right after school, bring your own snack and then we will create! Walking school bus option from John Cline.

Contact: The Clay Studio
563-517-1022
www.activityhero.com
theclaystudiodecorah@me.com

 
New

Wednesday 8am Kinder Pilates

Wed, September 17 at 8:00 AM to Wed, November 19, 2014

@Discover Happy Pilates Studio, 222 E Water St. Decorah IA 52101

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NEED HELP WITH LATE STARTS ON WEDNESDAY?

Ages 5-7; Kinder Pilates with Amanda Rhine
Kinder Pilates class will assist your child in learning fundamentals of body movements with Pilates principles and exploration of natural movements. We utilize creative movement techniques for children to know themselves and to see connections with the rest of the world. This is a way for them to understand themselves and their relationship with the world. From art…

Contact: Amanda Rhine | Discoverhappy@gmail.com | Discovrehappydecorah.com

 
New

Floating Summer Stories

Mon, September 8 at 3:15 PM - 'til 5 pm

@Decorah Public Libary

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Decorah Public Library will be resuming weekly after school programs for anyone age 9 and older starting September 5. The free programs take place each Monday from 3:15 to 5 pm in the downstairs public meeting room, and include a light, healthy snack. The focus is on casual, hands-on activities that run the gamut from handicrafts, visual arts and “ blackout” poetry to pie making, primitive skills and mindfulness training. Curious adults are welcome…

Contact: Heidi Swets, Decorah Public Library,382-3717

 
New

Aphrodite Shawl

Sat, September 27 at 1:00 PM to Sat, November 15, 2014 - Second class November 15, 2014 from 1-3 p.m.

@Blue Heron Knittery

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Sept. 27th - Aphrodite Shawl taught by Bev Bakkum. This shawl is both lace work and a linen stitch which looks like woven fabric when knit. Techniques to learn in this project: lace stitches, linen stitch, working with two colors in the same row. Sample is at the shop for viewing. This pattern is for adventurous beginners or others who would like practice in new stitches and lace. This will be in two sessions:…

Contact: Bev Bakkum - 563-379-5256 or Sarah at the Blue Heron Knittery at 563-517-1059

 
New

Crossbones Style Cowl

Sat, September 13 at 1:00 PM

@Blue Heron Knittery

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Sept. 13th - Crossbones Style Cowl taught by Bev Bakkum. This class will be a 3 hour workshop - 1-4 p.m. Sample is available for viewing at the shop. Class materials needed: 3 skeins Kenzie yarn or 480 yards light worsted yarn, size 6 needles (40" circular), 3 different style markers, tapestry needle, pattern free on Ravelry. Techniques taught in this class: Knitting in the round, reading/working from a chart, 6 different checkerboard patterns.…

Contact: Bev Bakkum - 563-379-5256 or Sarah at the Blue Heron Knittery - 563-517-1059

 
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Beginning Hip Hop Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning Hip Hop Classes
Ages 5 and up

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
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Beginning Jazz Class

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning Jazz Classes
Ages 6 and up

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
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Tap Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning and Intermediate Tap Classes
Ages 7 through Adult

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
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Ballet Classes

Tue, September 2

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Beginning and Intermediate Ballet Classes
Ages 7 through Adult

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
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Ballet/Tap Combo Classes

Tue, September 2 to Sat, December 20, 2014

@Crave Dance Studio - 110 Washington St

Ballet and Tap Combo Class
Ages 3-6

Check cravedance.com for the complete schedule and registration information. Classes begin September 2nd. Register today!

Contact: cravedance.com - cravedancestudio@gmail.com - 563-419-9254

 
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Painting Class at the Winery

Thu, November 13 at 6:30 PM - The cost will then be $37.50 for a 16 x 30 picture and includes appetizers. Class size limited to 20. Please e-mail sales@wwwinery.com for signup information.

@Winneshiek Wildberry Winery

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Painting Class with Annie Adams. The class includes all supplies and materials needed, plus 2 hours of step by step painting instruction. No experience in painting required.

Contact: Beth Guzman sales@wwwinery.com

 
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Free Grief Support Group

Thu, September 18 at 3:00 PM to Thu, November 6, 2014 - Free, eight-week grief support group begins Thursday, September 18 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.

@Winneshiek Medical Center

Losing a loved one brings on a series of complex emotions. Confronting the pain and other aspects of grief with the support of others can be an effective way to deal with loss.

Winneshiek Medical Center Hospice is offering a free eight-week grief support group beginning Thursday, September 18 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. The sessions will be held in the Home Health and Hospice meeting room. The sessions are open to the…

Contact: Registration is required to participate in the grief support group. Call 563-387-3024 between 8 am and 4 pm for more information or to register. There is no charge for the program.

 


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OPPORTUNITY HOMES - SKILLS TRAINER

Opportunity Homes has PART-TIME afternoon/evening positions open in Decorah assisting individuals who experience disabilities. Wages $10+ per hour. Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver's license and be 18 years of age or older. Apply at Opportunity Homes, Inc. 606 Iowa Avenue, Decorah; www.opportunityhomes.org; or the Iowa Workforce Development office. EOE

Posted 5 days ago
 
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Certified Nursing Assistant

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Cresco Care Center currently has 2 full time and 2 part time positions available. These positions include 2nd shift and over night shift. We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay.
If you enjoy working with the elderly population and are a team player, than Cresco Care Center is the place for you!
We will hire you before, during or after the CNA course. Stop in for an application today and get your career…

Posted 5 days ago
 
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IMMEDIATE OPENING: Weekly House Cleaner

We are looking for someone to do general cleaning once per week - probably about 7 hours. Please contact us with pricing, schedule (Thursday or Friday would be preferred) and previous experience and references.

Posted 6 days ago
 
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Business Manager

Team Rehab Physical Therapy Clinic & Wellness Center is looking for an outgoing and energetic person to fill the role of business manager. This individual needs to be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task. Experience with customer relations, Quickbooks, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bank reconciliation, human resources, and negotiations is helpful. This is a full-time position with benefits included. Please drop off a resume with Kaytlin at…

Posted 7 days ago
 
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Odd Jobs in Calmar

Lawn care, Weed eater
Carry salt pellets
Wash windows, Paint.
Perfect for a teenager with FLEXIBLE hours.

Posted 7 days ago
 
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Babysitter Wanted

We are looking for a babysitter to watch our 2 year old son on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday for 3 hours each day. We would prefer someone who can also drop our son to daycare if required. Please respond with References and expected pay.

Posted 9 days ago
 

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For Sale, Free, Barter, Wanted, or Rideshare Posts (207)

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Rideshare: Need a ride from Rochester to Decorah

Need a ride to Decorah from Rochester on Sunday night or Monday morning.

Posted by Gabe D. 3 days ago
 
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Wanted: Vegetables

I would like vegetables. Do you have extra? 563-737-2269.

Posted by Joe N. 3 days ago
 
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For Sale: 97 Chevrolet 2500 4x4 ext.cab

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5.7 350 motor, 2 sets of tires and rims. Solid truck runs great
190,000 miles. 2700$ 563-419-5748 call or text

Posted 3 days ago
 
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For Sale: New Balance Shoes

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New Balance 845 Walking Shoes with Roll-Bar. Size Women's 10 and in very good condition. Asking $20.

Posted 3 days ago
 
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For Sale: Indoor Bicycle Trainer and Block

Bike all winter with this CycleOps Mag Indoor Bicycle Trainer with Climbing Block. Like New and asking $140.

Posted 3 days ago
 
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For Sale: Dvds!

I have about 20 dvds that I don't need anymore and some vhs tapes.I'd like to sell the dvds for $4 each. Some titles are: bruce almighty, she's the man, the replacements, miss congeniality, liar liar, be cool, get shorty, iro. Man, and more. Email me if interested

Posted 4 days ago
 
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Free: Horse Manure

ANYONE NEED HORSE MANURE FOR GARDEN, MULCHING PROJECTS. IT IS NOT WEED-FREE, BUT MOST FOLKS FIND THAT A TARP OVER IT FOR A YEAR SEEMS TO COOK-OUT MOST OF THE TROUBLESOME STUFF AND THE REMAINING MANURE IS QUITE NICE! CONTACT Marilyn or Dennis 382-2384

Posted by marilyn s. 4 days ago
 
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Wanted: moving boxes

Would love some good boxes if you have any on hand.

Posted 4 days ago
 
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For Rent: Looking to buy on contract

Looking to buy a 3 or more bedroom home in or near Decorah on contract with a 3-5 year balloon. Any level of "Fixer upper" considered.

Posted by Eric 4 days ago
 
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Housing Wanted: Looking to buy on contract

Looking to buy a 3 or more bedroom home in or near Decorah on contract with a 3-5 year balloon. Any level of "Fixer upper" considered. 563.380.1400

Posted by Eric 4 days ago
 
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For Sale: Frigidaire Flat Top Range

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Selling a sided Frigidaire white flat top range in excellent condition. Newer model with four heating elements and one warming element so 5 elements on top. Oven has convection heat. Asking $300.00. Donna D.

Posted by Donna D. 5 days ago
 
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Free: Off-white Carpet

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Available this week only! Off-white carpet removed during renovation. Various sizes ideal for hallways or other projects. Several long rolls 3x26, 2.5x11 etc. Call or text Sarah at 319-899-1968

Posted by Sarah . 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: Boats and Bluegrass Ticket

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I purchased a All Weekend pass (Level 3) ticket to the Boats and Bluegrass Festival and can no longer attend the event because of a work trip.

Here is the info on the festival from their website: "Boats and Bluegrass is a family friendly festival held on the Mississippi River in Winona, Minnesota. We pride ourselves in providing a fun, safe, and friendly festival environment. If you are looking for a laid-back festival…

Posted by Lauren 5 days ago
 
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Wanted: Secluded rustic cabin to rent

I am looking for a small cabin or house/shack to rent.Preferably in a quiet setting in the woods.Fairly inexpensive or possible work/trade.
Through winter possibly long term.

Thank You

Posted 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: Wedding Gown for Sale

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Simple and classic, size 16 ivory taffeta wedding gown with gorgeous train. Bought new and worn once to my wedding in June. Comes with matching veil. Asking $400

Posted by McKenzie J R. 5 days ago
 
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Free: Outdoor Swing

Single outdoor swing on metal stand. Call 563-379-1841.

Posted by Mike F. 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: '06 Chevy Equinox

2006 Chevy Equinox - 72,000 mi. - AWD - black, leather interior - excellent condition. 563-569-8438

Posted by Cheryl 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: Kitchen sink

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Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink with faucet & sprayer and counter top $15.00
Contact Jerry at 563-382-4356

Posted 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: Catherine Holm of Norway Blue Lotus Nesting Bowls

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I have a wonderful set of three (3) Catherine Holm of Norway nesting bowls in the Blue Lotus pattern. These are enamel on metal and in remarkable condition. There is some slight pitting on the outside rims consistent with the age of the piece (this doesn't detract from the beauty!) and the insides are sparkling and practically like new. Please email with any questions or for more photos. I'm asking 200.00 OBO

Posted by M 5 days ago
 
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For Sale: 3 Piece Heritage Furniture Set

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1970s Heritage Furniture set that has only had 2 owners. Willing to sell chairs separately for $200 and couch separately for $100. Prefer to keep it all together for $300.

Posted 5 days ago
 
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For Rent: Family Home for Rent

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Just moving to the area and can't find a house to buy? This home has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and ample storage. Private location in town, close to schools, downtown and playground.

Posted by Marcia 5 days ago
 
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Housing Wanted: Temporary Housing Needed

Hello, I am looking for a place to stay in Decorah for the month of September, and possibly until Christmas. My current lease is up, but I need to be in Decorah for at least the next month. I am in my mid-20's and am responsible, quiet, and employed full time. I do have a small dog, but if the place is not pet friendly, she can stay with my family. I am happy…

Posted 6 days ago
 
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For Sale: Clarinet

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Clarinet for Sale: Jupiter Wooden Clarinet. Purchased, cleaned & serviced at Kephart's. Comes with an unopened box of reeds and books 1 & 2. Has brand new mouth piece also. Purchased brand new, was used a few years by my daughter-Paid $1225, asking $400. Cheaper to purchase out-right rather than renting to own. Please call 563.419.5704

Posted by Becky 6 days ago
 
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Wanted: Magazines with animal pictures

I am looking for old magazines with pictures of animals in them. I need some for my kiddos to cut up and do some projects with. Thanks!!

Posted 6 days ago
 
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Wanted: Ford tailgate

I am looking for a tailgate off a 1988 to 1997 Ford pickup.

Posted 7 days ago
 
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Rideshare: Looking of a ride to the cities.

I am looking a for a ride to the cities this weekend 8/29 - 8/31. I just need to be back for work on Monday before 8am and hoping to leave anytime after 3pm on friday . Will share gas money. Call or text at 563 203 4308.

Posted 7 days ago
 
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For Sale: 1987 Jeep Wrangler

$4000 cash only 87' Jeep Wrangler with hard top...automatic 4.0 with a straight 6 NO rust and in great shape for its age. Runs and drives great also has a 4 inch lift.

Posted by carrie h. 7 days ago
 
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For Sale: Cheap Transportation, 400$ Runs and Drives

1994 Honda van, It's a terrible vehicle if you're looking for anything sexy. It starts every time but there is over 380,000 on the body and about 150,000 on the engine. It's really a last ditch effort if you're looking for a vehicle. If you're interested I'd be happy to show it to you. I live in town and have most days free. Feel free to call with questions (563) 379 6405. Price is…

Posted 7 days ago
 
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For Rent: 3 bedroom 2 bath Executive home

Attractive home in beautiful setting surrounded by trees. Very unique and private location in Decorah. All appliances including washer/dryer. Two-car garage. Available now.

Posted by Dean 7 days ago
 
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Rideshare: Seeking Ride to Rochester or Mpls this Wed, Aug. 27

Looking for a ride North, to arrive in Rochester by noon or MSP by 2.
Thanks!
Liz Rog
2-8013

Posted 7 days ago
 
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For Sale: entertainment center

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$10 doors all work.

Posted 7 days ago
 
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Wanted: graphing calculator for high schooler

Looking for a graphing calculator for my high schooler. If you have one sitting around and want to sell, let me know.

Posted by Kristin 7 days ago
 
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Wanted: graphing calculator

needed for HS student, probably any TI or similar model will do

Posted by Andy 7 days ago
 
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Housing Wanted: Looking for house (or apartment) to rent or own

My husband, our dog, and I are looking for a place to live in the Decorah area. We are open to an apartment, condo, or house to either rent, buy, or rent-to-buy. Available to move in whenever!

Posted 7 days ago
 
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For Sale: 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix

We are selling our 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix.
- tan
- four door
- leather seats
- power windows and locks
- CD player
- Just under 99,000 miles

The car runs, but often needs to be jumped and does need some electrical work. A/C does not work.

The Blue Book value for a 1998 Grand Prix in fair condition is $2,043. We are only asking…

Posted 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Noritake Dishes- Complete Set

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I have a complete set of Noritake Glenrose Platinum dishes. All dishes are like new and most have never been used. Everything is in perfect condition with no chips, stains, wear, etc.

This set includes:
- 12 complete place settings:
*12 dinner plates
*12 salad plates
*12 soup bowls
*12 bread & butter plates
*12 cups
*12 saucers
- Oval serving dish
- Round…

Posted 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Garage Sale Saturday August 30th

Large barn sale Saturday, August 30th 8am-4pm. 3377 223rd Ave, Decorah. Lots of infant and toddler toys, Graco car seat base, crib mattress, infant boy clothing, furniture, cattle gates, building supplies, computer, video camera, household goods, etc. Located north of Decorah off of 52.

Posted by Megan P. 8 days ago
 
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For Rent: 5 bedroom home for rent or option to buy

5 bedroom , 3 bath house 3 miles south of Decorah on 52, with attached garage and 8 acres.
Solar panels, and large garden space and shed.
Available Oct 1
563 382 6462
Joann or George Hagen

Posted by Joann H. 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: lionel trains from the 50's

I have a few pieces
pics are available
pullman car 2630 and 2631
steam engine
caboose

Posted by gina 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: butcher block table and table top

I have two pieces
one piece is just a table top or counter top and the other is the same wood but has four legs. the legs can come off and you can use the top for another purpose.

Posted by gina 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Upright piano

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Small Adam Schaaf upright piano. 24"D x 43"H x 56"W. $100 obro, pick up in Elkader.

Posted by Stacy M. 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Used Saxophone

Saxophone for Sale: Minimal use for two years by our daughter who is no longer interested in band. Always cleaned & serviced at Kephart's. Very minor scratches, lots of TLC. Comes with some reeds. Paid $875, asking $300. Cheaper to purchase out-right rather than renting to own. Contact for more info.

Posted by Jess 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: african grey parrot

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I have a 8year old African Grey parrot an Cage he is in great condition he does talk some he would make some 1 a great pet would not recamend not using him for breeding since he does talk he will eat Just about every thing you eat cant say enough about him But its time for some 1 els to injoys him I Just dont have the room for his big cage
500.00…

Posted by John 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Organic Straw - small squares $5

Certified organic oat straw. Just baled. Never rained on. Perfect for mulching, bedding, landscaping. You haul or can deliver for a fee. 563-419-6963

Posted by Darla E. 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Patio swing

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Full sized patio swing in decent shape, needs painting.
Have cushion for it cover is cream and can be taken off for cleanings.
Asking 75.00 OBO

Posted by Janine W. 8 days ago
 
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Housing Wanted: 2-3 Bedroom house wanted!!!!

If there are any 2 bedrooms houses with a full basement or a 3 bedroom house for rent i'm very interested!! Would love to have a yard for my daughter to play outside and a laundry room is a plus. Willing to pay up to $800 but would prefer less. Either email me (miss_mandy26@hotmail.com), text or call at this # 563-419-3304 with anything please!!! Thank you!

Posted by Amanda H. 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Camo Insulated Coveralls Youth

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Walls Brand Size 16 regular. Zipper legs. Excellent condition. Worn very little. $25

Posted 8 days ago
 
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For Rent: Weekend-weekly-monthly furnished rental

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Decorah Guesthouse will be available for weekend/weekly/monthly rentals Oct. 1. Open for Luther events at this time. Call for rates and availability. 2 bedroom, one bath.

Posted by Carol H. 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Portable Basketball Stand and Basket System

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Adjustable and in good condition. $40. Similar to photo attached.

Posted 8 days ago
 
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For Sale: Twin XL bedding for college-sized bed

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Twin XL (80") ivory colored flat and fitted sheets, reversible comforter, and zippered mattress cover to fully encase mattress. Mattress cover protects from allergens, dust, dust mites, and bed bugs - sells new for $60. Bedding used 2 years and all in excellent condition - all machine washable. Will sell all 4 pieces for $20. Call 419-3900

Posted 9 days ago
 
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Wanted: futon

Looking for a futon..cheap or free

Posted 9 days ago
 
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