In 1935, the “Iowa Test of Basic Skills” (ITBS) were first administered in Iowa. Students in grades six through eight completed the ITBS tests in subjects such as reading comprehension, spelling and mathematics.
The Logan Loganeers 4-H club made up Blessing Bags at their February meeting. The bags will be distributed to North Iowa homeless shelters. Members shown with their bags are, front row (L-R): Joseph Charlson, Lane Rygh and Justin Rygh.
For the fourth straight season, Lake Mills qualified for the State Dual Tournament. The Regional Duals began with the Bulldogs taking on North Butler-Clarksville in the semifinals.
The Worth County Extension Service hosted a 4-H Recognition workshop this past month. The 4-H members learned about how to organize resumes and 4-H State Recognition applications.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.

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The Community Engagement group, a team that originated through Mayo Clinic Health System and City of Albert Lea Facilitated Dialogue and initially charged with assessing Mayo Clinic Health System engagement in the community, has announced that going forward it will focus on opportunities to enhance...
As Americans, we’re blessed to live in a nation where investments and innovations in health care help millions of people every day to manage and overcome their illnesses. Yet the escalating prices of prescription drugs are a daily concern for every American in need of them. In fact, it’s one of the...
American Legion Otto Chose Post #235 has chosen Garrett Hanna and Carson Rygh, juniors at LMHS, to attend this year’s Boys State. Boys State is a six-day course in government. Participants will learn more about the functioning of city, county, and state government in the State of Iowa, than 75...
By Sara Qualley Iowa Times Citizen Agriculture is part of what defines Iowa. Iowa farmers feed the world, and Iowans who show livestock put the state’s animals on display. Jacob Fjeld, a junior at Iowa Falls-Alden High School, is one such Iowan. He’s been a 4-H member since fourth grade, has been...
Five Lake Mills High School chorus students recently participated in the 69th annual Dorian Vocal Festival. The festival was held Jan. 12-14 at Luther College, Decorah. With over 1,100 select high school juniors and seniors in attendance, this is the largest honor choir event in the country. In...
The LMHS Speech Club hosted their Speech Dessert Theatre, Sunday afternoon in the auditorium. The crowd enjoyed six group and two individual performances, along with a wide variety of desserts (pictured left) and a jazz combo during intermission. Five of the group performances will be going on to...
MBT Bank announced the appointment of Craig Braget to its board of directors on January 16, 2019. Braget joined MBT Bank in 2018 as the Senior Vice President and CFO for MBT Bank, as well as the CFO for the bank’s holding company, MBT Bank Corporation. Prior to joining MBT Bank he was employed with...
Winnebago County Firefighters Association held ice rescue training Saturday, Jan. 19, at Crystal Lake, with the Clear Lake Fire Department providing the training. Fire departments participating included Clear Lake, Forest City, Lake Mills, Scarville, and Buffalo Center, along with the Hancock...
Winter Storm Harper arrived Friday morning, bringing the first major snowfall of the year. Schools were cancelled, businesses closed early, and mail delivery was halted at noon, as seven inches of snow fell in the area. Saturday morning, residents and businesses were out clearing roads, parking...
Secretary of State Paul Pate reminds Iowans that Voter ID is now required before casting a ballot at the polling place. A voter without one of the approved forms of identification may have the voter’s identity attested to by another registered voter in the precinct or may cast a provisional ballot...

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