~ Girls ~ ~ vs. West Hancock ~ “Too many mistakes,” was how Head Coach Thad Evans, summed up his girls 68-34 loss to West Hancock to open the week.
The Lake Mills wrestlers hosted their dual invitational on Saturday and bulldozed the competition in four dual wins.
A collaboration between the LMCS Project Citizen class and the Otto Chose American Legion is taking shape on the south end of the foyer, as artist Bubba Sorensen (who did the Freedom Rock) works on a mural to honor veterans—especially those from L
Despite being open since mid-November as a tap room serving other beer, 5 Alarm Brewing could not sell or make any of their own product until they received all licensing and approvals.
~ Lake Mills Quad ~ The second half of the wrestling season opened up last Thursday night, and Lake Mills cruised to three dual wins in front of their home crowd. In fact, the team dropped only two matches in the three duals combined.
“Helm! Right ten degrees rudder, steady course: zero-nine-zero! All Ahead Flank!”  The order is simple enough but the message behind it is significant. Turn east toward home and proceed with all available speed.
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched an online quiz to help older Iowans determine their risk for cognitive decline and what steps to take to reduce that risk. Anyone can take the Save Your Brain quiz online at https://idph.iowa.gov/save-your-brain.    “’Save Your Brain’ is...
Hunters reported harvesting 105,544 deer in Iowa for 2017, which is an increase of more than 4,100 deer from 2016. Iowa’s deer seasons closed on Jan. 10. Most deer were harvested during the shotgun seasons. Shotgun 1: 26,546 deer - 13,804 antlerless, 12,742 antlered Shotgun 2: 19,921 deer - 12,...
Fishing 234,648 annual licenses 9,532 three-year licenses 8,293 lifetime fishing licenses 43,434 trout fees 8,415 third line licenses 1,082 seven-day licenses 2,881 one-day licenses 278 paddlefish licenses 46,389 fishing, hunting and habitat combination licenses Hunting 24,734 annual...
Beeds Lake Ice thickness is 13 to 15 inches. Bluegill – Slow. Bluebill Lake Ice thickness is 13 to 15 inches. Bluegill - Slow: Best bite is in the early morning. Blue Pit The DNR stocked 2500 rainbow trout on Jan. 13th. Clear Lake Avoid areas near the aerators. The current ice thickness...
Influenza levels continue to build in Iowa and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is confirming an additional eight flu-related deaths. Five of the deaths occurred in Central Iowa and included two female older adults (61 to 80 years of age); two elderly females (81+ years of age); and one...
A new Waste Characterization Study completed by the Iowa DNR has determined the recovery rate for containers covered under the bottle deposit law is 71 percent, down from 86 percent in 2007. The decrease in the recovery rate is consistent with other states that also have a bottle bill. The DNR...
As Iowa’s elected leaders make water quality measures and tax reform top priorities in 2018, a coalition of conservation, outdoor recreation, and agriculture leaders today released results of a statewide scientific poll showing a record number of likely Iowa voters - 69 percent - support enactment...
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the “Voter Ready” outreach initiative Thursday to ensure Iowans are informed about recent election law changes, including the implementation of Voter ID. The “Voter Ready” educational effort breaks down the process into three simple action steps: register...
Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa will initiate Level 3 Visitation Restriction on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 due to increased influenza activity in the community.   For the protection of our patients and to prevent the further spread of influenza, the hospital has initiated the following...
~ Girls ~ ~ vs. West Hancock ~ “Too many mistakes,” was how Head Coach Thad Evans, summed up his girls 68-34 loss to West Hancock to open the week. It waas not that his team took the night off, just could not overcome the physical and mental mistakes that haunted them throughout the game. “The...

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Hunters reported harvesting 105,544 deer in Iowa for 2017, which is an increase of more than 4,100 deer from 2016. Iowa’s deer seasons closed on Jan. 10. Most deer were harvested during the...

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