Robert A. Mannes, 69, Lake Mills, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at the Good Shepherd Health Center, Mason City. A private family funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec.
Timothy H. “Tim” Riles, 69, Weyerhaeuser, Wis., formerly of Emmons, Minn., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, Wis. A memorial service for Tim will be held Saturday, Dec.
Mrs. Tara (Risius) Elsbury, 61, Appleton, Wis., passed away peacefully with her family at her side Aug. 21, 2020 at her home. Tara wished to be cremated, and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Maynard Loren Bidne, 90, Emmons, Minn., passed away peacefully at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. An online Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec.
It should come as no surprise that the holiday season—as those that preceded it—will not be as we would expect if this were any other year.
Clarice Mae Hagen, 86, passsed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 under hospice care. A private graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, at Concordia Cemetery, rural Joice.
The 2020 high school basketball season got underway last week Tuesday, Nov. 24, for the LMHS girls basketball team, as they took the court against Newman Catholic. Things quickly got rough for the Bulldogs after the tip off, as two of their starters went down with injuries in the first quarter of...
The Lake Mills wrestling team broke a school record last season by qualifying for State for the fifth straight season. The previous record was also held by the wrestling program and was from the years 1997-2000. The Bulldogs compiled an overall record of 31-5 and finished fifth at the 2020 State...
The Lake Mills football team had four players selected to the All State team this year—the most ever at Lake Mills. Senior Caleb Bacon was a repeat first team selection at linebacker and Captain of the Class A All State first team; a tremendous honor. Caleb leaves the program as one of the best to...
Asbury United Methodist Church once again served a free Thanksgiving day meal to members of the community. Twenty-four volunteers helped cook and “serve” 353 people as they drove past the church to pick up their meal. Food was donated by Lund Food Holdings, Don’s Motor Mart and Word of Faith...
One In Christ Lutheran Parish recognized Pastor Randy Baldwin for his 35th Anniversary of Ordination, Tuesday evening, Nov. 24, while recording the Thanksgiving Eve Service. One In Christ President, Korin Peterson, was on hand to present a Certificate of Recognition and a letter of congratulations...
Get in the holiday spirit, enter the annual Lake Mills Christmas Lighting Contest. To compete in one of the following categories, fill out an entry form online at: www.lakemillsia.org/christmas-lights-contest. Faith-Based display—Best display with a faith-based theme. Nostalgic display—Best old-...
As of 8:20 a.m., Monday morning, Nov. 30, Iowa has tested 1,211,060 individuals. Of those tested, 979,932 tested negative and 228,973 tested positive. There have been 132,212 individuals who have recovered and 2,400 deaths have been recorded in the state. Numbers by surrounding counties: Winnebago–...
MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is dedicated to helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the area, the following care location updates are being implemented on a temporary basis to ensure all who are in need continue to receive personalized, excellent...
The Iowa 4-H Foundation announces its 2021 scholarship program for current or former 4-H members planning to attend college in the fall of 2021. The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced applications are now available for its 4-H scholarship program. Over 90 scholarship opportunities valued at over $...
This year marks One Vision’s 25th Anniversary of their annual Festival of Trees celebration. This winter, they are asking you join their safe celebration and bring the Christmas Spirit “Home for the Holidays.”  You can now enjoy an extended Festival of Trees experience both online and in Downtown...

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The 2020 high school basketball season got underway last week Tuesday, Nov. 24, for the LMHS girls basketball team, as they took the court against Newman Catholic. Things quickly got rough for the...

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