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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Norsemen Specialized Division, Inc. was recently presented with the ACUITY Safety Award. This award is given to the top one percent of businesses that are exemplary in their partnership with ACUITY to help ensure a safe workplace. “The Steffens family and Norsemen Specialized Division, Inc. have...
Eight high school students and one middle school student are well on their way to forming a special bond by working hard and accomplishing something extra ordinary. At the State Solo/Ensemble Contest, April 9 in Osage, every one  of the LMHS entries received a Division I or Superior rating, and...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today highlighted Soil and Water Conservation Week, which runs from April 24 to May 1.  The week is an opportunity to recognize the important conservation practices placed on Iowa’s landscape and bring attention to the ongoing work by farmers, landowners...
Iowa agricultural producers who want to increase habitat for Monarch butterflies on their land now have opportunities to receive funding for conservation practices that attract Monarchs. The Monarch butterfly has declined precipitously in recent decades, and is currently undergoing a status review...
The Iowa Insurance Division was recently notified that UnitedHealthcare of the Midlands, Inc., UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance Company, and UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company will no longer provide certain coverages in Iowa for 2017. Iowa consumers should be aware that the companies will no longer...
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. “The weather continues to be ideal in much of the state and farmers were able...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today reminded eligible farm owners that the deadline to apply for the 2016 Century and Heritage Farm Program is June 1, 2016.  The program recognizes families that have owned their farm for 100 years in the case of Century Farms and 150 years for Heritage...
Last night, the Iowa House of Representatives voted 88 – 6 to extend several important state tax incentives for homegrown renewable fuels, like ethanol and biodiesel through 2024. The bill previously passed the Iowa Senate 49 – 0. “We commend the Iowa legislature for its overwhelming support in...
Democrat Susan Bangert announced today that she will be a candidate for State Senate in Iowa’s 4th Senate District, which includes Emmet, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, and Wright counties. She will seek the Democratic Party nomination at a convention following the primary, and will face off against...
There has been a report of somebody using counterfeit $100 bills in Lake Mills. Please be aware that these counterfeit bills are made-for-motion-picture-use-only, and say that directly on the bill. See attached pdf for images – they look very real, so take precautions with large bills. According...

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