BY CONRAD BASCOM LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC
Early in 1948 the Iowa Aeronautics Commission released a survey of aviation in the state.
The annual 5K Run/Walk was held early Saturday morning, July 14, with over 90 participants. Results were as follows: Overall Winner–Carson Rygh with a time of 20:18 (#92) Female (12 and Under)—
Little Mr. & Miss July Jubilee were crowned Friday evening, July 13. Pictured above are Berkley Dean, son of Gary and Alissa Gomez-Dean, and Addy Sletten, daughter of Nate and Mindy Sletten.
Ninety degree weather didn’t stop the crowd from attending the Scarville Fourth of July celebration. Many were decked out in patriotic colors, enjoying the candy and freeze pops that parade entries threw to them.
Ninety degree weather didn’t stop the crowd from attending the Scarville Fourth of July celebration. Many were decked out in patriotic colors, enjoying the candy and freeze pops that parade entries threw to them.

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BY CONRAD BASCOM LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Puckerbrush Days has been a Forest City institution since before it was even dubbed Puckerbrush Days in 1986. Prior to the name change, the street fair was known as Frontier Days—and the festivities commenced a little closer to the summer solstice in June. Of...
Early in 1948 the Iowa Aeronautics Commission released a survey of aviation in the state. Conducted by a team of professors in the mechanical engineering department at the University of Iowa, the survey revealed there were about 1,000 planes used for private and business purposes in the state and...
The annual 5K Run/Walk was held early Saturday morning, July 14, with over 90 participants. Results were as follows: Overall Winner–Carson Rygh with a time of 20:18 (#92) Female (12 and Under)— Kenzie Childers (#4) Female (13-17)— Hannah Lamphere (#53) Female (18-24)—Paige Kvale (#80)...
Little Mr. & Miss July Jubilee were crowned Friday evening, July 13. Pictured above are Berkley Dean, son of Gary and Alissa Gomez-Dean, and Addy Sletten, daughter of Nate and Mindy Sletten.
Ninety degree weather didn’t stop the crowd from attending the Scarville Fourth of July celebration. Many were decked out in patriotic colors, enjoying the candy and freeze pops that parade entries threw to them. Little ones protected their ears from the sirens and some even walked in the parade...
“Let him stay there. Maybe he can catch his wife when she comes flying over the ropes,” Clara (Muscles) Mortensen issued that statement to the husband of her wrestling opponent Mildred Burke in a bout in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1937. Mortensen was defending her five-year reign as women’s world...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on a local man who hiked the entire Appalachian Trail at age 70. In his words, he describes what he heard, saw, and felt, while on his journey. Part 3 next week will be a summary on what he feels he gained from this once-...
“My advice to women who wish to rise in the railway field would be to miss no opportunity to learn. Such opportunities must be more than welcomed, they must be sought,” Daisy Oden told Railway World magazine in 1915. Oden had worked for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad for years, as...
“Own your own victory garden and four room house,” a Davenport realtor suggested to buyers in a local newspaper ad in spring 1942. All over the state businesses used the victory garden campaign to sell their products and services. Seed and gardening stores offered free seed packets and information...
The annual KGLO AM 1300 Radio Station Tractor ride took place on Sunday and Monday, June 24-25.  On the first day, the drivers traveled 40.6 miles and on day two they logged another 58.3 miles.  Monday late morning, they arrived at Rice Lake Golf Course, where they were served lunch.  Alex...

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