AMES, Iowa – Decorah is one of 10 Iowa communities that have been selected to participate in the Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning program in 2018. Continue reading
A garden has been planted outside Carrie Lee Elementary School in Decorah.
The garden, which was planted this spring and is being maintained through the summer, is an extension of the science curriculum at the school and a source of fresh produce for the school lunch program. Carrie Lee students prepared, planted, watered and weeded the garden this spring and summer. Continue reading
August means evaluation time, and the FFI Operations Team has been reviewing the past year and comparing the progress to our benchmarks (or indicators). Continue reading
(From News Reports)
Although plans for building a local community center have never come to fruition, a group of Decorah residents wants to revisit the idea. Decorah resident Sara Wientzen recently made a presentation to the Decorah Parks and Recreation Board regarding the need for a community center that would serve the whole county. Continue reading
4-H Food and Fitness members gathered from 9 school districts around NE Iowa for the Regional Youth Leadership Team winter gathering on the Luther College campus this month. These youth and adults from area schools meet quarterly to learn about wellness issues in their communities, identify projects to help their school or community, and network by sharing experiences of their club projects and build ideas for future ones. Continue reading