Pictured above (L-R): Jill Halvorson, Mavis Halvorson and Rachel Bowman with the Heritage Farm certificate received for owning a family-owned farm for over 150  years.
You may have noticed that many animals seem to be moving around more this time of year. Well, it’s not your imagination. Animals such as squirrels, raccoons, opossums, and skunks are busy right now preparing for the approaching winter weather.
Ghouls’ Day Out in Lake Mills, will take place this Saturday, Oct. 17. Shop spooky good sales and enjoy a day out with your best ghoulfriends.
Diane Walderon, Lake Mills, joined the LMCS custodial staff this past August.
As with every other part of life this year the pandemic has messed with, farming is no exception. The Graphic reached out to one local farmer, to get his view on how COVID-19 affected his farming operation, these past seven months.
As with every other part of life this year the pandemic has messed with, farming is no exception. The Graphic reached out to one local farmer, to get his view on how COVID-19 affected his farming operation, these past seven months.

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The 2016 High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED®) graduation ceremony was held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1 in the Activity Center on the North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) campus. Six student speakers shared their journeys with the guests, and the NIACC Foundation also awarded...
The Iowa State University (ISU) Northern Research and Demonstration Farm will host its 2016 summer field on June 23. Crop management, nitrogen management and soil health will highlight the summer field day, which will take place in Kanawha, Iowa at 310 S. Main St., immediately south of town. Matt...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons are now available for eligible WIC recipients and low-income older Iowans. The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs provide eligible Iowans with checks that...
At a church fundraiser called 'The Tour of Tables', Mary Beth Heimendinger, Scarville, debuted a very unusual collection of hers, under the theme "Food for Thought." Every year, for the past seven years, Immanuel Lutheran Church (also, Scarville) women host an evening where they decorate 12...
After several months of discussion and clarification from the Project Citizen group that initially proposed the idea of implementing a safety patrol at LMCS to help younger students crossing busy streets when they arrive to school in the morning and depart again in the afternoon, the Lake Mills...
A packed house at the public hearing to consider a proposed Resolution of Necessity for the North 3rd Avenue and Winnebago Street Reconstruction Project, brought a lot of questions as to the cost and scope of the proposed project, with the council tabling action on the issue, while they have time...
L-R: Heather Rissler, NIACC Biology Instructor; Dr. Terri Ewers, Vice President of Student Services at NIACC; Molly Knoll, Director of Institutional Advancement at NIACC;  Rebecca Gisel, Key Account Manager at Alliant Energy
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) received a $3,500 grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation to help fund the summer science camp being held at NIACC from June 29 – July 1. The science camp will engage students by exploring science education and careers; providing an on-campus experience...
With temperatures expected to rise above 90 degrees for the first time this year, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans to keep health in mind during the hot weather. “People suffer heat-related illness when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. The body...
The internationally-acclaimed Iowa State Fair attracts more than a million people from around the world each year. Lucky for Iowans, the State Fair is able to retain its small town charm by showcasing quality fresh grown produce, farm raised livestock and top-notch Iowa artists. Just like your...
In an effort to increase awareness of invasive species and the impact they have on Iowa’s ecosystems and economy, Governor Branstad recently proclaimed June as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Iowa. Each year, Iowa spends millions of dollars on the control of invasive plants, insects, animal...

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