This series looks at Pearl Harbor through the writing of a local sailor, who was stationed at Pearl Harbor during the time of the attack. This is the final installment of the two-part series.
In a career that started working part-time, when he was in high school, in Corning, Iowa, life has been a whirlwind tour of the Midwest—having lived and worked in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin, as he watched the part-time job g
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~ vs. BK, Clear Lake ~ The Lake Mills wrestling team opened its season at home for the first time in several decades. The Bulldogs hosted conference foe Belmond-Klemme, as well as Clear Lake.
Beginning at the Lake  Mills Public Library, you can follow this map to see all the Christmas Light entries and vote for your favorites.
~ Girls ~ ~ @ West Hancock ~ A slow start doomed Lake Mills in their second game of the season, as they fell 61-56 to West Hancock last Tuesday in Britt.
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~ Girls ~ ~ @ Bishop Garrigan ~ After a strong start, in which they led 38-34 at half, Lake Mills watched as Bishop Garrigan stormed back in the second half to take the home win 73-65 last Tuesday night. The big rally came in the third quarter, when Garrigan outscored Lake Mills 22-10. Teah...
~ @ Maple River ~ The Bulldog wrestlers crossed the state line last Thursday night and won two duals against Minnesota teams they have traditionally struggled to beat. It was only the second time ever Lake Mills beat both teams the same night. In the first dual meet of the night, the team took on...
SOH Pleased that Data Indicates Alternative Provider as a Consistent Performer and Asset to Community Elected officials, business leaders, and SAVE OUR HOSPITAL (SOH) will now use the newly released proforma to clear hurdles and pursue an alternative provider for 55,000 people in the Freeborn...
Lake Mills hosted and participated in the annual Top of Iowa Speech Contest, Saturday, Dec. 2. Following are a list of categories, students who participated in them, and places they may earned. Readers Theatre, “Coming Forward,” first (gold)–Megan Swope, Becca Evans, Libby Heagel, Jareth Cross,...
This series looks at Pearl Harbor through the writing of a local sailor, who was stationed at Pearl Harbor during the time of the attack. This is the final installment of the two-part series. Part two concludes the Pearl Harbor survivor’s story about Ingvart (Bud) Andersen (uncle to Lorraine Nagel...
Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise recently released the following statement in response to a new National Center for Education Statistics report showing Iowa again leads the country in high school graduation rates: “We’re proud that Iowa continues to be the national leader in high...
Often touted as the best tool local school districts have for controlling their costs, early retirement is back on the table for the 2017-18 school year in Lake Mills. Superintendent Chad Kohagen noted that the district this year, has eight teachers who would qualify to take the early retirement...
In a career that started working part-time, when he was in high school, in Corning, Iowa, life has been a whirlwind tour of the Midwest—having lived and worked in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin, as he watched the part-time job grow into a full-time career and passion. Casey...
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~ vs. BK, Clear Lake ~ The Lake Mills wrestling team opened its season at home for the first time in several decades. The Bulldogs hosted conference foe Belmond-Klemme, as well as Clear Lake. “It was really exciting, but a bit awkward to open the season at home,” said Coach Alex Brandenburg. “Our...
The Lake Mills, Forest City, North Iowa, Garner Hayfield/Ventura school districts held a legislative forum last Wednesday night in Forest City, to discuss a number of education issues that will be facing the legislators when they return to Des Moines for the new session next month. They heard that...

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~ Girls ~ ~ @ Bishop Garrigan ~ After a strong start, in which they led 38-34 at half, Lake Mills watched as Bishop Garrigan stormed back in the second half to take the home win 73-65 last...

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