The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band was held Saturday, Jan. 6, at NIACC. Three Lake Mills High School students were selected to participate in the honor bands.
Logan Loganeers 4-H club participated in a painting workshop with Kelly Gau during their January club meeting.
“Girl From Iowa Farm Leads Men in Quest for World’s Cattle Prize” The headline in the Anniston (Alabama) Star newspaper in July 1927 was similar to others in newspapers across the country:
Mary Harrah had been a popular teacher in Newton in 1890. Within just a few years she had made a name for herself in the family cattle business.
“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.
“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.

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Immanuel Lutheran Church, Scarville, held their Sunday School Christmas program Sunday, Dec. 3. The program entitled, “God’s Promises Come True” was a family affair. Mother, Ona VanHeiden directed the Christmas play, and her three kids narrated the story—Treize and Teyla VanHeiden, and Jareth Cross.
The youth at Asbury United Methodist Church recently presented two Christmas programs. The younger children performed “The Christmas Story,” and the older youth presented, “The Last Noel.”
Bert M. Bills, a Vinton jeweler, and his young wife got a very nice Christmas present in 1900. Bills had purchased a raffle ticket for a dollar and was rewarded with a luxurious mansion in Sioux City. Millionaire John Peirce was raffling off his palatial mansion at 29th and Jackson Streets in...
The LMHS student council held a Winter Carnival, Sunday, Dec. 17, in the high school gym.  
The annual TK thru fourth grade Christmas concert was held Monday evening, Dec. 18.
At Bahia Honda the mosquitoes were so thick no one slept for two nights. And, although the insects were annoying, the group of Iowans from a “floating marine biological laboratory” were in the midst of an experiment that would produce a trove of valuable information. It was the spring of 1893....
Beginning at the Lake  Mills Public Library, you can follow this map to see all the Christmas Light entries and vote for your favorites. You may drop off ballots at the Lake Mills Public Library or vote online at www.lakemillsia.org.
The Lake Mills Music Department will be presenting two concerts next week. Sunday, Dec. 10, the seventh through 12th grade chorus and band students will present their annual Christmas concert and Cookie Walk in the high school gymnasium at 2 p.m. The fith and sixth grade vocal and instrumental...
Egg Leads to Romance “Lizzie Gilday, Fort Dodge, Ia. May this reach my true love.” The message was written on an egg that Charles Percy H. Smith held in his hands in his office in Guines, Cuba in 1900. It came to him in an unusual way, and his curiosity led him to a woman who might have been his...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 marks the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. One quote in particular tied to this day is not far from the minds of those who lived through it. That quote was taken from the speech given by former President Franklin D....

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