Bob McLaughlin, Lake Mills, and his grandson, Owen, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style, putting on their kilts  and tam-o-shanters for the occasion. Owen is the three-month-old son of Curran and Skye McLaughlin, Garner.
When Loretta Reimers first took Annie’s Project in 2013, it was one of many women in ag programs she would go on to complete.
When Loretta Reimers first took Annie’s Project in 2013, it was one of many women in ag programs she would go on to complete.
As long as I can remember, books have been my escape and the library my place of comfort.
We are over half-way through the school year and I have many good things going at LMCS.
We are over half-way through the school year and I have many good things going at LMCS.

Features

Thursday, May 30, Daryl Sherman, (Rice Lake) was cutting up a hollow tree that had fallen in a strong wind onto their property. The tree was dead, and must have been a good place for a squirrel to build a nest and hide a stash of golf balls, many of which were gnawed to expose the rubber core....
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic What an incredible amount of foresight and vision, coupled with a great deal of hard work, the Hagen family has had. They started with a huge cornfield and hog pasture in seemingly, the middle of nowhere. Fast forward 10 years . . . a successful, thriving...
Devyn Nicholson was the winner of the local karaoke contest and sang at Tree Town Festival, held in Forest City. She performed the National Anthem and several other songs, Sunday afternoon, May 26.
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Former LMHS FACS (family and consumer sciences) teacher of 32 years, Kathleen Grunhovd, and her sister, Sarah Shoemaker, California, joined together to begin a new venture during the summer of 2017. The business is called Hummingbird Infant, catering to...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Lake Mills Chief of Police, Dave Thomas, who has been the chief for the last 31 years, was a 1982 LMHS grad. After high school, he worked as a mechanic from 1982-1988. Thomas married Dawn Peterson, Albert Lea, Minn., May 14, 1983, on his birthday. So,...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Gary Fjelstad, 1964 graduate of  LMHS, was living in Texas at the time his draft papers arrived at his parents’ home in Lake Mills. Fjelstad had just moved down near his sister in Austin, Texas, the week prior, and started a job.   “It was October 1965...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC When the horrific ice storm (Wesley) hit our area, Thursday, April 11, thousands of people—homes, businesses, and churches, were without power for a record number of hours/days, especially in the rural areas and small towns. As for the city of Lake Mills...
The killer came from Kansas—or was it China? In any case, he was a world traveler, trekking to France, Africa and Britain, then back to the American Heartland. Within a few weeks, he claimed the lives of more than 7,500 Iowans. No assault rifle or dirty bomb for this killer. The murder weapon was...
Leroy Brackey is the April Veteran of the Month. Leroy joined the Army, April 20, 1959. He went to Des Moines, where he had his physical and two days later, was sworn in. The following morning, he was headed on a train to U.S. Army Base Fort Carson, Fort Collins, Colo. This is the place he began...
LMHS held Senior Expo last Thursday evening.

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