In 1935, the “Iowa Test of Basic Skills” (ITBS) were first administered in Iowa. Students in grades six through eight completed the ITBS tests in subjects such as reading comprehension, spelling and mathematics.
The Logan Loganeers 4-H club made up Blessing Bags at their February meeting. The bags will be distributed to North Iowa homeless shelters. Members shown with their bags are, front row (L-R): Joseph Charlson, Lane Rygh and Justin Rygh.
For the fourth straight season, Lake Mills qualified for the State Dual Tournament. The Regional Duals began with the Bulldogs taking on North Butler-Clarksville in the semifinals.
The Worth County Extension Service hosted a 4-H Recognition workshop this past month. The 4-H members learned about how to organize resumes and 4-H State Recognition applications.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.

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Legislative forums will be held next Friday, Feb. 15 at the following times and locations: 9-10 a.m., Heritage Town Center, Buffalo Center 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Mills Theatre, Lake Mills 1:30-3 p.m., Waldorf Ballroom, Forest City. Rep. Tedd Gassman and Sen. Dennis Guth will make themselves...
The Lake Mills Athletic Department and the Lake Mills All-Sports Booster Club have secured Gregory Dale, PhD, from Duke University to speak March 7 at the parent-athlete meeting, via video feed from Cameron Indoor Arena. Dale has also been secured for an in-service day with coaches, athletes and...
“Dancing for Rotary” will debut in the new Boman Fine Arts Center, March 23, at 7 p.m. The event has a new name, new venue, and new cast of characters but still all the fun and a great night of high quality entertainment you have come to enjoy. Eight couples will dance in competition for three...
Auditions for Five Women Wearing the Same Dress will be held Monday, Feb. 11, and Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 7-9 p.m. in BrickStreet on Clark at 122 N. Clark Street, Forest City. The show, written by Alan Ball, calls for a cast of six: five adult females (age ranges early 20s to mid 30s) plus one male...
Caden Carlson and Cooper Behrens (pictured above) took first place in basketball skills at the Special Olympics held in Spirit Lake last Thursday, Jan. 24. They will be competing at state competition in Iowa City, March 16. Their coaches are Kim Renneker and Kristin Schmidt.
If you’re anticipating a budget crunch due to the partial federal government shutdown or other hardship, it’s important to know the options available for Black Hills Energy customers to manage their winter heating bills. Black Hills Energy customers can access special rules governing payment...
by Sarah Kocher Albert Lea Tribune Thanks to a trifecta of large and small community donations as well as grants, Lake Mills seniors have one more scholarship opportunity to add to their list. Principal Jim Scholbrock said the Lake Mills Scholarship Foundation was formed in 2017, with its first...
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic While staying in town a week ago Sunday, Jan. 20, around 10 p.m., a rural resident of Lake Mills was contacted by LMPD Officer, Jeff Christensen, that her house located at 46964 203rd Ave., was fully engulfed in flames. As owner, Cathy Arnold arrived on...
Gasoline prices in Iowa have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,036 stations in Iowa. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon versus last week to $2.24/g, according to GasBuddy. Average...
The Ley Foundation recently disbursed donations to local organizations: Lake Mills Community Preschool & Daycare, $1,600; Lake Mills Scholarship Committee, $1,500; Lake Mills Senior Citizens Club, $1,000; and the Lake Mills Trap Team, $900. Pictured above are the recipients (L-R): Mike Gaskill...

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