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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Winnebago County Task Force and North Iowa Youth Coalition are working together to address substance use in the local community. High School students have been meeting to plan for a ‘youth in the park night’ to be held on June 21. We have two events that we are planning for, one is for the younger...
The National Weather Service and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management have designated June 9, 2016 as Iowa Heat Awareness Day. Most Summers in the United States produce heat waves that bring health risks if precautions are not taken. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers...
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced that her office is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities in her Washington, D.C. and state offices during the upcoming fall semester. Applications are due on August 1st and can be found on Senator Ernst’s website...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Crops continue to make good progress in general, with 80 percent of both the...
The Lake Mills wrestling community, past and present, plans to celebrate 50 seasons of Lake Mills High School wrestling at this year’s July Jubilee. There will be many ways to celebrate the occasion, but the main event will be an open house reunion in the new Lake Mills wrestling room from 1:30-2:...
World War II veterans were honored at the Lake Mills Memorial Day program Monday, and the 11 in attendance were mentioned in the program and held a receiving line following the program, so that their grateful countrymen and women could once again give them thanks.
After a wait of 40-plus years to be named the top band at the North Iowa Band Festival last year, the Bulldogs last weekend found they would not have to wait quite so long this time, as they were crowned the Grand Champion band—regardless of size—for the second consecutive year on Saturday,...
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...
Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been positively identified from a tree in central rural Louisa County. This exotic pest kills several species of ash and is considered one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America. EAB is responsible for the death of tens of millions of ash trees in...
Many Iowa campers have already taken advantage of this spring’s beautiful camping weather, and many more will join them at the end of the week. Anxious campers are going through their equipment and checking supplies, preparing for the Memorial Day weekend and kickoff to summer. Likewise, state...

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