Evan Fritz of TSB Bank, Forest City, has been named to the Iowa Bankers Association’s Marketing Committee.
Chad Lybarger, White Bear Lake, Minn., is pictured with the 12-point buck he shot last week in the woods on his grandmother’s place, east of Emmons, Minn. Lybarger is a graduate of LMCS and is in the Air Force National Guard.
by Lisa Ralls Winnebago County Naturalist
Angie Boehmer, Lake Mills Middle School volleyball coach, has been selected as the Iowa assistant/middle school volleyball Coach of the Year by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its 20th annual youth free throw contest Saturday, Nov. 9. Third and fourth graders shot from 12 feet, while fifth and sixth graders shot from the standard distance of 15 feet.
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its 20th annual youth free throw contest Saturday, Nov. 9. Third and fourth graders shot from 12 feet, while fifth and sixth graders shot from the standard distance of 15 feet.

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Area churches took part in the “Feed My Starving Children” event held Sunday in Osage. More than 39,000 meals were packed by 138 people working for two hours. There were 188 boxes packedwith 36 bagged meals in each box. One bag feeds six and 107 people will be fed for one year.
Molly Winter, Rake, purchased AJ Embroidery, Buffalo Center, Oct. 1, from Al Carson and Joann Steffensen. The business is now called MJ Embroidery and Designs and will continue to  operate in the same building, moving downstairs to 14 2nd St. NE. The entrance is now located on the north side of the...
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Food The school year was based around the Yupik Eskimo subsistence lifestyle. In the wintertime they went to school, except for when they would go upstream fishing and hunting. They would hunt moose and bear, primarily, although caribou and reindeer would...
The first combined city/school election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. See last week’s issue of the Lake Mills Graphic for voting locations. Candy Hanna is seeking a third term as mayor. She has served as mayor since 2016 and also was on the city council from...
Karla Weiss, Commissioner of Elections is issuing a reminder that the voter pre-registration deadline for the Nov. 5, 2019 City/School Election is Oct. 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. Voters may register in the auditor’s office during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 pm. The office will...
Susan Patterson Plank Executive Director Iowa Newspaper Association  During the Iowa Legislative session in 2017, then Governor Terry Branstad signed House File 566 into law a bill requiring joint school and city elections. According to the Secretary of State’s Office the last four school...
At the entrance to the former Herberger’s inside the Northbridge Mall, the Albert Lea Healthcare Coalition recently announced it has reached an agreement with The Carrington Company to purchase the former department store space for the site of a new clinic that it is partnering with MercyOne North...
“An idea and goal of mine has finally become a reality,” said Kellie Steele, Conger resident and owner of Ellen & Jane Boutique. This idea was to dress women of all sizes with a new downtown Albert Lea store on W. Clark St. “I named my store after the middle names of my two daughters. We offer...
The Winnebago Farm Bureau knows how important it is to educate children on farming. What better way to do that than with a good book? This year, Farm Bureau donated the book, “Sleep Tight Farm,” to both the public and school libraries. “Sleep Tight Farm” was chosen by the American Farm Bureau as...
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Part Two “I always wanted to go to where the mountains were big and young and challenging, so I got my teaching permit for both Wyoming and Alaska. I bought a little hunting cabin to store my things (in W. Va.), knowing I wanted to go back there...

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