“I have never had a sheet of paper mussed, a chair put out of place or lost the slightest object,” said Tama, Iowa, native Helen Jackson as she spoke about the women she oversaw at a munitions factory near Bourges, France, in 1918.
“In my opinion, there is no business in the world so large or so complicated that Miss Millar could not handle it with intelligence and success.
“It’s no place for a young lady,” Agnes Powers’ friends advised her when she announced she was preparing to leave for the northern most regions of Canada in 1929.
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC

Features

Lake Mills High School held prom Saturday, April 21, in the gymnasium. Pictured above are prom king and queen, Alex Martinson and Kylee McGurk.
 “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. Ethel “Cy” Woodman had ridden cross country to follow through on a dare. The freelance journalist had been at the New York...
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. The following students earned a Division 1 (Superior) Rating for their performance: Libby Heagel—Baritone Saxophone; Rebecca Evans—Trombone...
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. Kylee McGurk was unable to be present for the photo. Prom will be held Saturday, April 21....
April 2018 has gotten off to a rough start, as colder than normal temperatures have people seeing white, rather than green, yellow, or pink. After getting blasted by a parting shot from winter last weekend, when 10 inches of snow and blustery winds made for a treacherous weekend, the area is under...
The five Pederson brothers recently gathered with their little sister for a “Good Friday” fish fry at the Pederson home. Other guests  were Ray Harang, Bert Pederson, Dave and Mary Hopper and son, Holtan, and spouses, Carol, Yvette, Jean, Carolyn, Cyndi, and Brett. Fishing was good in Minnesota....
• 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...

Pages

Lake Mills Graphic

204 N. Mill Street
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Office Number: (641) 592-4222
Fax Number: (641) 592-6397

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Breaking News feed
Comment Here