BY CONRAD BASCOM LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC
Early in 1948 the Iowa Aeronautics Commission released a survey of aviation in the state.
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)—
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.
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.

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Asbury United Methodist Church's new pastor has been in the area for 11 years already. A Clinton native, Rob Lanphere, his wife and two children live in Manly. Lanphere took over the pastorate of Northwood and Lake Mills, beginning July 1. Although Lanphere's journey culminating in his first call...
Kids enjoyed the opportunity to check out the inner workings of a police car, among other activities, at National Night Out last Tuesday night. Above, Joe Young and a friend check out how the sirens and PA system operates, while inside a Lake Mills Police Department squad car.
“I want you to fetch me 385 dollars and I want it by 3 o’clock. If you tell anyone about the money I will get even with you.” The words were written on cheap tablet paper and placed in a plain commercial size envelope. George Naeve, vice president of Crawford County State Bank in Denison, received...
Kids warmed up their legs prior to opening night of Park and Recreation kickball Monday at the Leonard J. Fjelstad Sports Complex. Kickball will be held every Monday night through Aug. 22.
The Aquatic Center Staff took a break from their duties to pose for the above photo. The pool is open daily from 1-5 p.m., and then again from 6-8 p.m., weather permitting. Front row (L-R): Hannah Hagen, Maverick Schmidtt, Jimmy Gallardo, Elijah Stene, Carissa Schmidt, Destiny Shuck, Teah Kesler,...
Originally spotted last fall near the Winnebago River by Dahle Park,  Paula Carroll, recently sent us this picture she took just a few weeks ago in the same area. “I thought I would let you know the Sandhill cranes are back,” she exclaimed. She noted that last fall, she saw a family teaching a...
Sherylee Gasper/LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC As temperatures soared last week, with “feels like” readings well over 100 degrees Farenheit, those who braved the brutal conditions looked for innovative ways to stay cool. Above, some youths attending the Winnebago County Fair found that an impromptu shower...
An early morning sunrise does not indicate how hot the temperatures will get several hours later. The entire area is under a heat advisory through Firday evening at 7 p.m., with heat indexes between 105 and 115 degrees farentheit.
A family of birds takes an early monring swim in a nearly full drainage ditch west of Lake Mills.

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Lake Mills, IA 50450

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