“The west certainly surpassed all my expectations, and Iowa is great,” Cy Woodman claimed after traveling from New York to Iowa on a Flanders 4 motorcycle in October 1912.
Lake Mills High School Chorus and Band students participated in the Iowa High School Music Association’s Solo/Ensemble Festival in Garner, Saturday, April 7.
Lake Mills High School Chorus and Band students participated in the Iowa High School Music Association’s Solo/Ensemble Festival in Garner, Saturday, April 7.
This year’s LMHS prom theme is, “Red Carpet Gala.” Prom royalty candidates are pictured above (L-R): Brady Heagel, Dana Baumann, Cole Bergo, Morgan Fritz, Trevor Hanna, Mallory Wilhelm and Alex Martinson.
April 2018 has gotten off to a rough start, as colder than normal temperatures have people seeing white, rather than green, yellow, or pink.
The five Pederson brothers recently gathered with their little sister for a “Good Friday” fish fry at the Pederson home.


The LMCS middle School Chorus presented Little Mermaid Jr. for their spring musical Friday, May 13. See video of the afternoon performance on our Facebook page.
Despite (or perhaps because) of the cool and gloomy weather, so far this spring, North Iowa is in bloom, as trees and flowers help to brighten the landscape. Weather forecasts predict more sun than clouds for the next week that should help us enjoy the spring beauty.
Albert Lea Community Theatre (ACT) announces auditions will be held Monday, May 23, and Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m., for “The Wizard of Oz” at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center, 147 N. Broadway in Albert Lea.  Directed by Steven Kinney, nine performances of this musical are scheduled for July...
Consolidated Communications to Sell Iowa-based Heartland Telecommunications Company–WCTA to acquire Iowa exchanges of Bancroft and Lakota Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL) (“Company”) has entered into a definitive agreement with Mutual Telephone Company of Sioux Center, Iowa (...
The concept of the “bucket list” gained great attention from the film The Bucket List, a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner. The plot follows two terminally ill men on their road trip with a wish list of things to do before they “kick the bucket.” A “bucket list,” is a list of...
“I went to the war because those whom I loved were in the war. I wished to go where they were,” Helen Hayes Gleason explained.      The Coe College graduate and Cedar Rapids native was talking about her reasons for spending a year on the front lines in Europe during the Great War, or World War I...
BY CAROL HEGEL LANG LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC It’s finally time to get in the gardens and get our hands dirty again planting trees, shrubs and perennials. Although it is a bit early to plant any annuals just yet, except perhaps pansies or violas that will take the temperature extremes. In my own gardens...
The Reverend George Cyphert Tally from Keokuk County was described as a “rugged, forceful, crude, uneducated man.” At the same time people said he possessed “a natural gift of oratory.” However, his critics said he showed “more zeal than discretion” when expressing his opinions. The Baptist...
The Logan Loganeers 4-H Club delivered phone directories this past weekend as a fundraising project. Pictured above (L-R): Abbey Bray, Sonja Rygh, Justin Rygh, Allison Rygh, Kelsey Kirschbaum, Emily Bray, Jordan Kelly, Alec Anderson, Lindy Brekken, Mariah Sosa-Lance, Kim Kirschbaum, Ken Kelly,...


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