The Lake Mills Public Library hosted the Martika Daniels and her Fire and Circus Show last week, as part of the Summer Reading Program.
The Lake Mills Public Library hosted the Martika Daniels and her Fire and Circus Show last week, as part of the Summer Reading Program.
The Lake Mills Public Library hosted the Martika Daniels and her Fire and Circus Show last week, as part of the Summer Reading Program.
Steve Bakke of Bakke Law Office, Forest City, announces a merger with David Siegrist and Brian Jones of Siegrist and Jones LLP, Britt.
The Mads Hansen family from Denmark have been traveling the world for close to a year, in a Range Rover with a roof tent (pictured below) and an RV, customized by Mads. They arrived in the U.S. this spring and Iowa, this past Sunday, June 23.
The Mads Hansen family from Denmark have been traveling the world for close to a year, in a Range Rover with a roof tent (pictured below) and an RV, customized by Mads. They arrived in the U.S. this spring and Iowa, this past Sunday, June 23.

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The Honsey family gathered for a wedding this past weekend and found the time to pose for a five-generation photo. Seated in front: Great-great-grandmother, Berdine Honsey. Standing in back: father, Tell Heesch, holding baby Turner Heesch; great-grandfather, Curtis Honsey; and grandmother, Andrea...
“Iowa Girl to Take Dictation from Polar Explorer, 3,200 Miles Away,” the Waterloo Courier newspaper headline must have caught the attention of readers, who were hungry for distractions from the typical dreary news stories of the day. Deep in the midst of the Great Depression the adventures of a...
There are four performances left of “Pirates of Penzance” which is being held at Forest City High School—7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 26, 27, and 28, and a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, July 29. The “Pirates of Penzance” is often credited as the start of modern musical theatre. Written in...
A week-long July Jubilee day camp was held last week at Salem Lutheran Church, sponsored by participating LMAMA (Lake Mills Area Ministerial Association) churches and led by EWALU Camp and Retreat Center staff, Strawberry Point. Three counselors from the camp led the morning activities of camp...
​“Vote Dry October 15th” Those words would appear on the underside of the wings of an airplane scheduled to fly across the state in 1917. The plane’s tail would be painted in red, white and blue stripes. ​The Iowa General Assembly had set October 15 as the day voters would vote to ratify a state...
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...

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