“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.


Gnomegong By: Brewery Ommegong, Cooperstown, NY Style: Belgian BlondeAle Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.5% IBUs: 26 Excited does not begin to describe my thoughts, as Lynn told me that Mill Street Liquor had just gotten in some Ommegong Beers. Needless to say, I had to rush over and get a few...
“Halt, throw up your hands.” Two shots rang out, and the stage lunged forward as G. Smith Stanton made his way by stagecoach across the Iowa prairie in the early 1860s. He was on his way from Boone to a tract of land near Woodbine. The Columbia College Law School graduate from New York had...
Santa and Mrs. Claus dropped in on the Lake Mills Fire Department Christmas party last month. They are pictured above with the children and grandchildren of LMFD firefighters.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Scarville, held their Sunday School Christmas program Sunday, Dec. 3. The program entitled, “God’s Promises Come True” was a family affair. Mother, Ona VanHeiden directed the Christmas play, and her three kids narrated the story—Treize and Teyla VanHeiden, and Jareth Cross.
The youth at Asbury United Methodist Church recently presented two Christmas programs. The younger children performed “The Christmas Story,” and the older youth presented, “The Last Noel.”
Bert M. Bills, a Vinton jeweler, and his young wife got a very nice Christmas present in 1900. Bills had purchased a raffle ticket for a dollar and was rewarded with a luxurious mansion in Sioux City. Millionaire John Peirce was raffling off his palatial mansion at 29th and Jackson Streets in...
The LMHS student council held a Winter Carnival, Sunday, Dec. 17, in the high school gym.  
The annual TK thru fourth grade Christmas concert was held Monday evening, Dec. 18.
At Bahia Honda the mosquitoes were so thick no one slept for two nights. And, although the insects were annoying, the group of Iowans from a “floating marine biological laboratory” were in the midst of an experiment that would produce a trove of valuable information. It was the spring of 1893....
Beginning at the Lake  Mills Public Library, you can follow this map to see all the Christmas Light entries and vote for your favorites. You may drop off ballots at the Lake Mills Public Library or vote online at www.lakemillsia.org.


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