We have all said the Pledge of Allegiance many times. But have you ever thought about what the words mean?
“Paul’s eyes rested upon Sweetheart’s hungrily, longingly. She wasn’t his sister!
The veteran to be honored by the Top of Iowa Quilt Club this month is Curt Cornell.
“It is true that waiting on cranky people in a hurry is about the hardest thing that a girl can do,” Anna Murphy told a reporter in 1909.
by Katie Wubben OWNER, pit stop printing
Loud noises coming from the front of the bank woke John Eldridge and his wife in Sully, Iowa, about 3 a.m. on January 30, 1920.


The Lake Mills Fire Dept. recently received a $1,000 donation from Albert Lea Public Warehouse. Pictured above: Retired firefighter, Bob Storby, accepts the funds from Al Larson.
Vienna, Austria 1916.
Friends in High Places Free Iowa Doctor From Austrian Prison To people in Muscatine, Iowa, in 1916 Dr. D. Powell Johnson was a hometown boy they were proud to claim. He had grown up there, and his mom still lived in Muscatine. A graduate of the University of Iowa in the class of 1888, Johnson had...
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.


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