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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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today said that strawberry growers across the state are starting to welcome customers and expect prime picking season in early June.  In many parts of the state, strawberries were a little slow to ripen, but the recent increase in temperature has helped...
The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning to taxpayers about bogus phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the “Federal Student Tax.” Even though the tax deadline has come and gone, scammers continue to use varied strategies to trick people, in this...
I had a call today from someone wondering about the tax deadline — is it really too late to file?  He was happy to hear that even though the official deadlines are past, he can still file his tax return.  In fact, for those of us who are required to file (that includes most people who work), we...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encourages Iowa artists to submit proposals to paint a mural highlighting conservation and water quality efforts in Iowa during the Iowa State Fair this year.  The mural will be part of an “Ag Park” space in Agricultural Building on the fairgrounds and...
Thousands of Iowans will gather for picnics, cookouts, and family get-togethers this Memorial Day weekend. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) cautions that some of those Iowans will become ill in the following week or two, thanks to a food-borne illness. A food-borne illness is any illness...
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. “Many farmers were able to make good progress last week and now 96 percent of...
National Stamp Out Hunger campaign collects 1,400 pounds of food Lake Mills letter carriers, along with the help of Boy Scout Troop 44, collected 1,400 lbs. of food on “National Stamp Out Hunger” Saturday, May 14, thanks to the generous support of Lake Mills area postal customers. Pictured  (L-R)...
The Lake Mills Community Daycare and Preschool is expanding their infant and one-year-old areas to accommodate their waiting list.  WCTA recently gave a donation towards the project and supported an Aureon Charity Grant application. Aureon (formerly INS) also presented a grant towards the project...
Lake Mills High School will hold their commencement this Sunday, May 22, at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. See the special graduation section in this week’s issue for photos of all the graduating seniors.
The Winnebago County Treasurer’s Office will be closed Thursday, May 19, in order for staff to attend a motor vehicle/driver’s license meeting.  

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