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.

Features

• The oldest blacksmith shop in Nashua • The largest private collection of geological specimens in America • An Iowa native who photographed glamorous stars • A Memorial Day parade in New York City All topics of articles written by Belle Caldwell, Charles City librarian and part-time features...
 Pictured above is the LMCS eighth grade class with Senators Joni Ernst (L) and Chuck Grassley (R),Thursday, March 22, during their trip to Washington, D.C.
Shoppers in downtown Des Moines on September 11, 1874, were curious about a little fruit stand on wheels they saw on the sidewalk. It wasn’t unusual to see the elderly vendor selling fruit at the site, but on that day a large American flag adorned the little stand. When a passerby asked Charles...
Gnomegeddon By: Brewery Ommegong, Cooperstown, NY Style: Belgian Blonde Ale ABV: 9.5% IBUs: 26 If you say to yourself, haven’t I read this before?  The answer is yes and no. First, I give you credit for your long-term memory, and while Mill Street Liquor only has so many square feet, they do...
Leading up to the Annual Girl Scout Easter Egg hunt, held Saturday at LMCS, the Easter Bunny was the star of the show, as he made his way through the crowd of adoring fans. Above, top, he takes time to get a big smile from a young fan. But, as evidenced in the bottom photo, it was the goodies he...
Singelstad’s Hardware recently donated a flat top grill to the Lake Mills Fire Dept. The grill will be used during the LMFD’s annual dance and breakfast. Pictured above (L-R): LMFD Chief Kirby Holtan, Kermit Singelstad and Curtis Singelstad.
Parents in Page County, Iowa, in 1915 hoped the actions of a local farm girl would cause similar seeds of thought to “germinate in the fertile minds of our youth.” Eloise Parsons, 14, a member of the Page County Tomato Club, was honored for her work as a model tomato grower. On a small one-tenth...
“I have not given up hope but what my husband was saved in some way,” Carrie Toogood Chaffee told a Minneapolis newspaper reporter in April 1912. Carrie had grown up in Manchester, Iowa, but moved to North Dakota when she married a well-to-do businessman named Herbert Chaffee. She remained close...
The 2018 Spring Spotlight was presented Friday, March 9, to a packed auditorium. Pictured in the top photos: Students perform a lively dance to the tune “I Lived.” Bottom photos (L-R): Madison Kopp plays the piano and sings “I Won’t Let Go.” Blue Brothers, Riley Henderson and Jareth Cross, wowed...
Joseph Riley from Erie County, N.Y., was in a train station in New Jersey in 1873 when he overheard a conversation between two men sitting on a bench across from him. They were reminiscing about their experiences in the Civil War. One of the men had fought with the Union and said he had been...

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