The community of Thompson will have a new mayor at the start of the new year, as Mike Hauan won the write-in vote for the position during the Nov. 2 election.
Despite the pandemic continuing in full swing, Forest City local, Allyson Wilson, with the help of her husband, Brett Wilson, fought to fulfill her dream of opening up a gym.
Farmers Trust and Savings Bank (FTSB) sponsored four area football games this fall.
The Lake Mills Fire Dept. responded to a rollover accident on 420th St., near Leland, last Thursday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. There were five occupants in the vehicle—two adults, two children, and an infant.
The Class of 2024 finally took their trip to DC, Nov. 6-13. The trip was originally scheduled for March of 2020 when they were in eighth grade, however, due to COVID-19, the trip was postponed (multiple times).
The Class of 2024 finally took their trip to DC, Nov. 6-13. The trip was originally scheduled for March of 2020 when they were in eighth grade, however, due to COVID-19, the trip was postponed (multiple times).

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As members of Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, both 2008 LMHS grad, Spenser Brackey, and Mittelstadt Funeral Director, Bart Winter, were matched as prayer pals when Spenser was just in elementary schoool.   “Bart Winter was a big influence on why I chose this profession. As prayer pals, we would...
In a wide-ranging Friday morning Town Hall meeting at The Mills theater, State Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) and State Sen. Dennis Guth (R-Klemme) provided an update on the current legislative session, which is entering its final days, as well as answered questions on the minds of those attending...
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) are offering two free two-hour workshops designed for anyone who is considering starting a business.  At Start Smart, participants will learn how to create a business plan, do market research, consider...
Iowans are living longer than ever before, with one out of every five residents now aged 60 or older. That number is expected to grow over the next few decades, with the vast majority of individuals stating they would prefer to age in place, in their homes and communities of choice.  As the growth...
The Iowa State Fair invites all community groups, special interest clubs and businesses to join the fun during this year’s Iowa State Fair Parade. Iowa’s largest parade takes place Wednesday, August 10th, and we are looking for entries to help us kick-off the 2016 Iowa State Fair, August 11-21....
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is excited to announce the addition of a Dance Team this fall.  Dance Team is a growing sport in Iowa.  There are more than 270 high school dance teams and over 25 college dance teams in the state.  A record 5,000 dancers competed at the Iowa State Dance...
This year is the 25th anniversary of the alumni band’s appearance at the Band Festival. Back in 190 Dr. David Darnell, former Mason City Superintendent of Schools, led the very first alumni band. To help celebrate and enjoy the legacy of the alumni band Inspiration  97.9 KCMR is trying to help...
Due to the potential of strong to severe thunderstorms across portions of Iowa on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Iowa Statewide Tornado Drill has been postponed until Thursday, March 24th at 10 a.m.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today reminded Iowans that the deadline to apply for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program is May 2.  The grants are available to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. The USDA...

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