I’ve been under some stress lately. I’ve written a novel, and now I have to wait to find someone who thinks it’s worth publishing. (I happen to think it is, for the record.) So, while I wait, I get more and more nervous.
Verne knows me too well.
Making the important decision to get married can fill couples with joy and excitement as they imagine spending the rest of their lives together.
• Shopping Group. Keep your “yes” crew small. Sometimes, too many opinions can make the appointment overwhelming.
• Shopping Group. Keep your “yes” crew small. Sometimes, too many opinions can make the appointment overwhelming.
Weddings can be expensive. Various sources estimate the average cost of weddings is anywhere from $26,000 to $31,000.


Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year, according to the Chinese zodiac calendar. Most people are likely familiar with the animals of the Zodiac from Chinese-American restaurant placemats or pop culture. We have now entered the year of the pig (also referred to as “boar”)...
Lake Mills third grade students got to meet Yeira and Deputy Wilson from the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department last week. The students have been reading books about service dogs, and thought it was really cool to make a connection with a dog in their community.
The Lake Mills Public Library held two adult craft nights last week. More than 40 participants painted, glued, and decorated a wooden snowman.
Always a crowd pleaser, Cammi’s dance students performed Saturday afternoon during half-time of the girls’ and boys’ basketball games. The little girls pictured above could hardly hold in their excitement as they waited to perform. Below, the dancers seemed to enjoy entertaining the crowd with...
Our January veteran being honored is Paul Grimsbo, rural Scarville. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Army, Sept. 23, 1946, in St. Paul, Minn. He left for Yoko Hama, Japan, Jan. 7, 1947. While serving in Japan, Paul’s title was Infantry. Then Jan. 8, 1948, Paul returned to the United States on the U.S....
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig recently highlighted passage of dedicated, long-term water quality funding, a challenging trade environment and ongoing economic uncertainty as some of the top issues facing Iowans involved in agriculture in 2018. “The year started off with the passage of...
by Steph Stevens Lake Mills Public Library Every time a New Year rolls around, I reflect, as it brings about my anniversary at the library. It’s hard for me to believe I started this library journey two years ago. I love coming to work every day and facing the myriad of duties this job entails....
Iowa Governor    Kim Reynolds     1007 East Grand Ave.     Des Moines, Iowa 50319     515-281-5211 House Dist. 7    Tedd Gassman     515-538-0117     tedd.gassman@legis.iowa.gov House Dist. 51    Jane Bloomingdale     641-390-0837     Jane.Bloomingdale@legis.iowa.gov Sen. Dist. 4    ...
 “Father was a gold seeker, and when he determined to adopt the roving miner’s life he put me in training for rough experiences, for I had no mother and he would not leave me behind,” Cynthia Westover described her early childhood as the daughter of a geologist father. “He taught me to shoot, I...
The staff at the Lake Mills Care Center celebrated Christmas and Ugly Sweater Day, Friday, Dec. 21. Pictured above, front row (L-R): Stephanie Gilbertson, Tracy Bolinger, Deb Christianson, Kersten Fisher, and Heather Van Ryswyk. Back row: Randy Movick, Jen Hacker, Brandy Folkerts, Traci Harvey,...


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