All members were awarded Silver in their project areas. Justin Rygh was awarded Outstanding Junior Member; Lindy Brekken was awarded Outstanding Intermediate Member; and Abbey Bray was awarded Outstanding Senior Member.
The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Middle School Honor Band was held in Algona, Saturday, Nov. 11.
“We are planning to observe Iowa day in the schools …to place special emphasis upon the things of great importance in the state…,” wrote A.M.
Mickey and Minnie Mouse (left) visited their great-grandparents’ house (Wayne and Arlene Sprecher), for Halloween in Lake Mills. The twins, Lucas Ray and Adelynn Marie, were born July 12, 2017, in Mason City.
Mickey and Minnie Mouse (left) visited their great-grandparents’ house (Wayne and Arlene Sprecher), for Halloween in Lake Mills. The twins, Lucas Ray and Adelynn Marie, were born July 12, 2017, in Mason City.
Rusty Schipper, Lake Mills, was the winner of the Henry Firefighter Tribute Edition gun raffle, held by the Lake Mills and Forest City firefighters as a fundraiser for Lake Mills native and IFA lobbyist, John Pederson.

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All members were awarded Silver in their project areas. Justin Rygh was awarded Outstanding Junior Member; Lindy Brekken was awarded Outstanding Intermediate Member; and Abbey Bray was awarded Outstanding Senior Member.
The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Middle School Honor Band was held in Algona, Saturday, Nov. 11. The Lake Mills students participating were (L-R) Natalie Brandenburg (baritone sax), Erica Jordon (alto sax), Aidan Johanson (alto sax), Madison Levine (clarinet), Emily Bray (clarinet),...
“We are planning to observe Iowa day in the schools …to place special emphasis upon the things of great importance in the state…,” wrote A.M. Deyoe, state superintendent of public instruction, in a bulletin sent to all Iowa schools in December 1915. Deyoe had been appointed to the top education...
Mickey and Minnie Mouse (left) visited their great-grandparents’ house (Wayne and Arlene Sprecher), for Halloween in Lake Mills. The twins, Lucas Ray and Adelynn Marie, were born July 12, 2017, in Mason City. Their parents are James and Alyssa White, Northwood. Their older siblings are: Tayah, 15,...
Rusty Schipper, Lake Mills, was the winner of the Henry Firefighter Tribute Edition gun raffle, held by the Lake Mills and Forest City firefighters as a fundraiser for Lake Mills native and IFA lobbyist, John Pederson.
Logan Loganeers, Emily Bray, Lindy Brekken and Abbey Bray raised $74 for hurricane relief with “Cash for Cookies” at the Fall Family Festival in Thompson and at school conferences held last week.
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, was held in St. Louis, Mo., in 1904. As organizers prepared for the big event in the final days of 1902, they invited artists from around the world to submit drawings for the official fair emblem. It was an opportunity for...
“Skellenger, first wake up. It’s zero-four-hundred, pre-watch brief is at zero-four-forty.” I could wait for the messenger to come around again for my second wake-up, but I’ll be more my bright and cheery self if I shower before the brief. A submarine shower is something that I often must give...
“People don’t like to take orders from a kid,” La Blanche Farmer told a newspaper reporter in 1925 when asked about her experiences managing a canning factory.  La Blanche was talking about her first position in her dad’s canning business. At the age of 17 she had managed a canning factory in Van...
John Grunhovd (above right) was the grand prize winner of the Football Contest. He won $300 in LM Chamber Bucks and is pictured above collecting his prize with Terry Gasper (left), owner/editor of the Lake Mills Graphic.

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