The Winnebago County Conservation Board (WCCB) is pleased to announce another “partnership” that has resulted in the protection and the expansion of the 1,800 acre Winnebago River Greenbelt.
This October marks 50 years since the Lake Mills Ambulance was established. It was born of necessity, because the local funeral home was no longer going to provide ambulance service.
For the month of September, Merle Durby is being honored for his service to our country.
In light of all the disasters occurring this past month, from hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires to an earthquake in Mexico, and the fact that September is National Preparedness month, it’s time for some emergency disaster information.
Last week, crews from Wicks Construction did hand work at the intersection of 4th Ave. E./Sunrise Court and S. Winnebago St., to virtually complete the mainline paving on the project.
A display in front of the Lake Mills Fire Department recognized the 6th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. An event was held later in the day at Arlington Park, featuring a motorcycle ride from Mason City, to cap the remembrances.


Central Rivers Area Education Agency (formerly Area Education Agency 267) will host an open house at their new location at 1521 Technology Parkway, Cedar Falls, from 2-5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8. The agency purchased the former Pipac Center on the Lake in October and renovated the space to provide...
A Patriots Day gathering to remember 9-11 will take place at Veterans Monument/Freedom Rock, Monday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. A motorcycle ride will leave the  Mason City Fire Department at 5:30 p.m. and arrive in Lake Mills around 6:15 p.m. The Lake Mills Fire Department will be serving a meal.
Save Our Hospital-Albert Lea (SOHAL) has announced that it has received critical support from AARP, the nation's largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. "AARP-Minnesota met recently with members of the Save Our...
Last week, Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) released information about the Iowa Legislative Page program and is encouraging area students to apply for the 2018 session. Each year, the Iowa General Assembly employs Iowa high school juniors and seniors from across the state to serve as Pages during...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey last week encouraged ag businesses, farmers, rural residents and other Iowans that use propane to consider taking steps to ensure adequate propane supplies this fall and winter. “It is encouraging that propane inventories in the Midwest are within the...
Annie Sadosty, M.D., the new Regional Vice President for Mayo Clinic Health System in Southeast Minnesota, met last week in Lake Mills with local officials to share current trends in rural health care, and listen and learn about the most important aspects of the community’s health care needs. The...
Work began early last Wednesday on mainline paving on the South Winnebago Street project, and was virtually completed by the end of the day. Approaches to the railroad and intesection with 4th Ave., remain to be completed this week, as does the intersection of S. Winnebago St. and 4th Ave., itself....
LMHS is holding their homecoming celebration this week. Homecoming royalty candidates are pictured above, front row (L-R): Dana Baumann, Hannah Evenson, Morgan Fritz, Téah Kesler and Mallory Wilhelm. Back row: Cole Bergo, Trevor Hanna, Brady Heagel, and Gabe Irons. Absent: Grant Fjelstad....
A group of roughly 30 crowded into the Lake Mills City Council chambers last Wednesday, as the council welcomed new regional vice president of Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Dr. Annie Sadosty to town. The purpose of the meeting, was to allow Dr. Sadosty to introduce  herself, learn about the...
Midday, and the job is roughly half done.


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