by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic
BrickStreet Theatre has moved from downtown Forest City to a larger space on the south side—1305 Hwy. 69 S. This space will house the organization’s offices, costumes, props, and scene shop.
In February 2020, Melissa Kuhn-Schmidt opened The Fertile Market in Fertile, offering a wide variety of products to local communities.
The Lake Mills city and school board election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (See the election notice on page 8 of this issue for all election information.) This year, the position of mayor and two council seats are up for election.
The Lake Mills city and school board election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (See the election notice on page 8 of this issue for all election information.) This year, the position of mayor and two council seats are up for election.
The Lake Mills city and school board election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. (See the election notice on page 8 of this issue for all election information.) This year, the position of mayor and two council seats are up for election.

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Last week was Fire Prevention Week and the Lake Mills Fire Dept. also celebrated their 125th anniversary during their annual open house. This year, the fire dept. not only offered food, fire truck rides and prizes, but also a fire truck bounce house and facepainting, which were very popular with...
An award ceremony was held Friday morning, Oct. 8, at the Lake Mills Care Center. The health care facility was one of two to receive the 2021 Iowa Governor’s Award for Quality Care. Members of the LMCC staff are pictured above with the award (L-R): Tanya Steele, Stephanie Gilbertson, Randy Movick,...
Karla Weiss, Commissioner of Elections announces that voters interested in voting absentee for the Nov. 2, 2021 City/School Election may file requests for absentee ballots with the Winnebago County Auditor’s Office. Due to recent legislation, the time period to request absentee ballots has gone...
WCTA’s 71st Annual Meeting was held the evening of Thursday, Sept. 23. Members had the option to attend the meeting in person or virtually to hear reports on Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association operations. “I am honored to be able to serve with the dedicated board members, work with the best...
Sunny and warm weather brought many families to the annual Fall Carnival held last Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 28, in Oakwood Park. The kids enjoyed painting pumpkins, playing carnival games, and eating treats. The event was sponsored by the LMCDC, LM Park and Rec, One in Christ parish, and Salem...
Treize VanHeiden, Lake Mills, has been working on a project to earn his Eagle Scout award. COVID threw a bit of a hiccup into things in 2020, and the Boy Scouts missed out on camp and had delays in finishing some of the required merit badges until 2021. Treize completed his project just in time and...
Past and Present firefighters share thoughts on being a part of the volunteer Lake Mills Fire Department. The department celebrates its 125th Anniversary today, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, during Fire Prevention Week. ROBERT OKLAND Retired from the light plant Years on the LMFD, 1960-1995 Born in...
Forty Iowa youth are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties. To be considered for the State 4-H Council, each member submitted a written application...
The annual Reese’s Run was held Saturday morning, Sept. 25. Medalists pictured (L-R): Kaylie Sylvara (female 12-17), Dana Nelson (male 25+), Jade Gasteiger (female 18-24), Reese Wilhelm (participant and host of the run), Angie Thompson (female 25+), Carson Rygh (male 18-24), Paula Hanson (female 25...
It was a perfect day Thursday, Sept. 16, for the Winnebago County Farm Bureau Ag/Safety Fair. The annual event is held for the fourth grade classes from North Iowa, Lake Mills and Forest City schools. With 140 kids, the Fairgrounds in Thompson were abuzz with the excitement of learning about...

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