The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band was held Saturday, Jan. 6, at NIACC. Three Lake Mills High School students were selected to participate in the honor bands.
Logan Loganeers 4-H club participated in a painting workshop with Kelly Gau during their January club meeting.
“Girl From Iowa Farm Leads Men in Quest for World’s Cattle Prize” The headline in the Anniston (Alabama) Star newspaper in July 1927 was similar to others in newspapers across the country:
Mary Harrah had been a popular teacher in Newton in 1890. Within just a few years she had made a name for herself in the family cattle business.
“Helm! Right ten degrees rudder, steady course: zero-nine-zero! All Ahead Flank!”  The order is simple enough but the message behind it is significant. Turn east toward home and proceed with all available speed.
“Helm! Right ten degrees rudder, steady course: zero-nine-zero! All Ahead Flank!”  The order is simple enough but the message behind it is significant. Turn east toward home and proceed with all available speed.

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A group of soldiers gathered at an artillery field on the grounds of Fort Monroe, Va., on Mon., Feb. 7, 1870. Under the command of Col. T.G. Baylor, they were conducting an experiment. The U.S. government had authorized the army to carry out the testing of a new product designed by an Iowa man....
MBT sponsored a pumpkin painting contest at the Lake Mills Fall Carnival which was held at Oakwood park, Sept. 17. Pictured are the winners that were present after the judging (L-R): Gabby Brandenburg, Alondra Perez-Rentas, Emma Taft, Maddy Benesch, Cadie Dutcher, and Tressa Adams (Katie Starry,...
This has been edited to space constraints. Former Lake Mills resident Brenda Durgin, and her fiancé, Dan Thompson, recalled in their own words a recent trip to hurricane ravaged Texas: When we purchased our airplane tickets to visit family over Labor Day weekend in Texas, we were not expecting to...
Having firefighters in your community who’ve had the rare occasion to battle a natural gas fire is a lot like having an airbag in your car. Odds are they’ll never have to use that knowledge, but if they do, you’ll be glad they have it—much like counting on that airbag. That’s why Black Hills...
The Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation hosted a Fall Carnival last Wednesday evening, Sept. 20, in Oakwood Park.Carnival games were provided by local churches. Children also enjoyed face painting, a story walk, crafts, hot apple cider, and bars.The first 75 kids received free pumpkins for...
“A lot of fellows tried to drive the bull into the wires with him on it,” J.H. Harrington described an incident that had occurred at the Delaware County fair at Delhi in 1859. When a “somewhat intoxicated” fair goer hopped on a bull’s back and rode around a track enclosed by a strange looking fence...
Despite summer-like temperatures over the weekend, that saw the mercury push into the 90 degree range, area farmers took advantage of more seasonal conditions in their fields as the soybean harvest started in earnest in the northern Iowa and southern Minnesota area last week. The extended forecast...
Runners and walkers get a fast start on a hot day for Reese's Run.

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