“Father was a gold seeker, and when he determined to adopt the roving miner’s life he put me in training for rough experiences, for I had no mother and he would not leave me behind,” Cynthia Westover described her early childhood as the daughter
The staff at the Lake Mills Care Center celebrated Christmas and Ugly Sweater Day, Friday, Dec. 21. Pictured above, front row (L-R): Stephanie Gilbertson, Tracy Bolinger, Deb Christianson, Kersten Fisher, and Heather Van Ryswyk.
By Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake  Mills Graphic May 11, 2017 was the beginning of a long journey for a rural Lake Mills man.
​When the Iowa Press Association met in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, June 18, 1879, several editors presented talks to the membership. J.G.
Lake Mills residents woke to a winter wonderland Monday, as the area trees were covered in the foggy morning’s frost.
Lake Mills residents woke to a winter wonderland Monday, as the area trees were covered in the foggy morning’s frost.


The Logan Loganeers 4-H Club and Lake Mills FFA were in charge of the Haunted House at the Fall Festival held last Sunday, Oct. 23, at the fairgrounds in Thompson. Pictured above (L-R): Abbey Bray, Lewis Rygh, Sonja Rygh, Michael Wallin, Justin Rygh, Kelli Kloster, Kayla Carter, Carson Rygh,...
“Is there danger?” Marquis of Lorne demanded of his servants. “We’re slaughtered!” he predicted. The Marquis of Lorne believed he was being attacked by Irish Republican anti-British government agitators as he rode the Sioux City & Pacific Railroad in October 1881. But it was just a herd of...
Sandy Peterson, Lake Mills, was the winner of the Ghouls’ Night Out grand prize drawing held last Wednesday evening, Oct. 26. She is pictured above with her basket of goodies, donated by local businesses.
Al and Twyla Pederson have been decorating their home on South Washington, inside and out, for many years, entertaining between 300 to 500 trick-or-treaters each year. However, this was the final year, as Al told the Graphic staff that he is “getting on in years” and it was time to hang it up. The...
Dubuque was bustling with activity and excitement early in the summer of 1912. U.S. Army battalions from four states were arriving in June. About 2,000 men would camp south of the city after traveling from Minnesota, Michigan, Nebraska and Illinois. The soldiers were going to be testing some new...
This unidentified “worker” was caught last week getting Fabian and Lindsay McCord’s yard ready for Trick of Treaters that will be making their rounds Monday night.


Lake Mills Graphic

204 N. Mill Street
Lake Mills, IA 50450

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