Lake Mills Park and Rec has placed a new dog waste station at the elevator park on N. Mill St. Residents are asked to clean up after their pets and make use of these dog waste stations; keeping our parks clean and beautiful.
With temperatures soaring into the 90s this month, and little precipitation, many have been seeking to cool off at the Lake Mills aquatic center. The morning water aerobics class has also had more than its usual participants.
Continued dry conditions allowed farmers 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 13, 2021 according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
The 2021 Lake Mills Public Library Summer Reading Program theme is “Reading Colors Your World.” The program will run June 14-July 29, so kids make sure you stop in ANYTIME during the summer to reach your goals.
The Worth County Fair, held in Northwood, kicks off today, Wednesay, June 16. The Pet Show will be held in the Poultry/Pet Barn at 10 a.m.
Each year, a Lake Mills citizen (or couple) that has created a lasting impact on the community is selected as July Jubilee grand marshal.

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Last Monday, Rep. Jane Bloomingdale (R-Northwood) voted for legislation that  will provide school districts across the state with additional state funding to pay for transportation costs. “This is a huge win for schools in rural Iowa. The more dollars spent just to transport a student to the...
With the light blue areas on the map already completed and the red areas planned and budgeted for the near future, a group of interested citizens met last week to look to the future for where they would like to see more trails going forward. “It was great feedback, and a good talk,” said Lori...
The ice that hit the area early in the week, was followed by snow to end the work week. In between, the skies cleared and produced some stunning visuals, which almost made up for the driving, walking, and shoveling issues that made school an infrequent event and caused many businesses to operate on...
Human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination rates in Iowa are above the national average, according to a new study by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA). From 2010-2016, 31 percent of adolescent Wellmark members in Iowa received the initial dose of the CDC-recommended HPV vaccination by...
Hunters who need to satisfy the hunter education requirement can search for and sign up for a course at www.iowadnr.gov/huntered. Prospective students can see which courses or field days are near them; how many seats are available for the class or if the class is full and a waiting list is...
For people who like to camp for the entire Memorial Day weekend, the three-month window to reserve a state park campsite for a Friday arrival opens Feb. 25. Memorial Day weekend starts Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28. “Campers can make reservations for sites three months ahead of their...
 Sen. Chuck Grassley said today that summer internships for college-aged Iowans are available. Applications are due Thursday, March 15. Internships are available in Grassley offices in Washington, D.C., Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo. The summer...
The candidate filing period for state and federal offices in the June 5, 2018 primary election began Monday, February 26. It runs through Friday, March 16. Candidates can file their nominating petitions and affidavits of candidacy with the Office of Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, either in the...
Wellmark Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in...
by steph stevens library director At the library, we are always looking ahead. At this time of year looking ahead isn’t so bad. It means winter is almost over and spring is right around the corner. Spring at the library means lots of fun activities, as we celebrate National Library Week in April...

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