“The west certainly surpassed all my expectations, and Iowa is great,” Cy Woodman claimed after traveling from New York to Iowa on a Flanders 4 motorcycle in October 1912.
This year’s LMHS prom theme is, “Red Carpet Gala.” Prom royalty candidates are pictured above (L-R): Brady Heagel, Dana Baumann, Cole Bergo, Morgan Fritz, Trevor Hanna, Mallory Wilhelm and Alex Martinson.
April 2018 has gotten off to a rough start, as colder than normal temperatures have people seeing white, rather than green, yellow, or pink.
Ernest C. Hanson is our April veteran.
The crew from the Lake Mills Volunteer Fire Department is used to working in high heat conditions, so standing over hot grills was easy, as they fed members of the community before, during, and after the annual fundraising dance Saturday night.
Several issues pending from the regular March council meeting were readdressed at a special meeting last Tuesday, with one issue being finally resolved, and the other two at least partially concluded.
April is National Safe Digging Month, and Black Hills Energy is providing four tips for safe digging to emphasize what is always the utility’s top priority: public and employee safety. 1. Whether you’re a homeowner planting a shrub or a contractor using a backhoe, always Call Before You Dig by...
by Lisa Ralls WCCB Naturalist Spring has been late in coming this year, but it will arrive. And, when it does, hopefully you’ll be ready for it. Now is the time to prepare for that inevitable warm weather and the yard and garden work that will need to be done. And, while you’re preparing, make...
by Lisa Ralls WCCB Naturalist Spring has been late in coming this year, but it will arrive. And, when it does, hopefully you’ll be ready for it. Now is the time to prepare for that inevitable warm weather and the yard and garden work that will need to be done. And, while you’re preparing, make...
Twelve area community members have completed volunteer training classes for Hospice of North Iowa.  In no particular order: Pauline Ragsdale, Carol Tweeten, Jack Schroeder, Ralph Smith, Carol Blomme, Laura Post, Chuck Stock, Emily Dyer, Barbara Plonski, Daryl Sherman, Bonnie Gogerty and Mary Haller...
State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announces that the deadline to apply for a Robert D. Blue Scholarship is drawing near. Applications must be submitted online at RDBlue.org by May 10 in order to be eligible for this year’s award. “Over the years we’ve helped hundreds of Iowa students meet...
It took almost half of April, but the Lake Mills high school track teams finally have a meet under their belts—but not without some juggling. The girls traveled to Osage last Thursday for an Emergency Meet, while on the same night the boys headed south to Ames, for what Coach Dan Rice referred to...
After a number of years on North Mill Street, the city agreed to allow the Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation (LMCDC) to change the venue of the July Jubilee Street dances and beer garden to West Main Street for 2018. The move, is contingent on several questions that have yet to be...
Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets. Researchers at Germany’s Neumayer Station III say they’ve picked 3.6 kilograms (eight pounds)...
Heartland Power Cooperative, St. Ansgar and Thompson, is pleased to announce its 2018 Youth Tour representatives: Mackenna Pannhoff, St. Ansgar; Josie Popp, Osage; and Tanya Olsen, Forest City. These students will represent the cooperative at the 2018 National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour...
In light of recent avian influenza events outside of Iowa, and to safeguard against the threat of Avian Influenza and other poultry diseases, Iowa Poultry Association, in cooperation with NPIP (National Poultry Improvement Plan) has completed 90 percent of the important process of auditing layer...

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It took almost half of April, but the Lake Mills high school track teams finally have a meet under their belts—but not without some juggling. The girls traveled to Osage last Thursday for an...

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