The Winnebago County Conservation Board (WCCB) is pleased to announce another “partnership” that has resulted in the protection and the expansion of the 1,800 acre Winnebago River Greenbelt.
This October marks 50 years since the Lake Mills Ambulance was established. It was born of necessity, because the local funeral home was no longer going to provide ambulance service.
For the month of September, Merle Durby is being honored for his service to our country.
In light of all the disasters occurring this past month, from hurricanes, flooding, and wildfires to an earthquake in Mexico, and the fact that September is National Preparedness month, it’s time for some emergency disaster information.
Last week, crews from Wicks Construction did hand work at the intersection of 4th Ave. E./Sunrise Court and S. Winnebago St., to virtually complete the mainline paving on the project.
A display in front of the Lake Mills Fire Department recognized the 6th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. An event was held later in the day at Arlington Park, featuring a motorcycle ride from Mason City, to cap the remembrances.

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A large crowd gathered at the Lake Mills Public Library and discovered various methods to view the eclipse before clouds ended the show, just minutes before peak. If you missed this eclipse, and don’t want to travel, your next opportunity will be in 2024.
An unusually busy Lake Mills City Council meeting Monday night was dominated largely by several discussions regarding animals in the city limits. Following a July request from Dennis Gudmonson, that the city explore ways to help him and others in the community alleviate deer doing property damage...
Worth County 4-H was well represented again with a large delegation of 4-H members participating in the 2017 State 4-H Conference this past month. The 4-Her’s were engaged in educational workshops, they listened to motivational speakers, conducted community service projects and attended the State 4...
Worth County Fair Queen, Morgan Fritz (left), won the Outstanding Leadership award, at the Iowa State Fair, Saturday evening, Aug. 12. Fritz will be a senior at LMCS and is the daughter of Teresa and the late Daron Fritz, Lake Mills. The Outstanding Leadership recipient wins an $800 Scholarship and...
During their monthly steak night last Tuesday, the Winnebago County Rice Lake Chapter of the Izaak Walton League presented $1,500 in donations to two local groups; $1,000 to the Lake Mills/Rice Lake Ike’s High School Trap team; $500 to the Lake Mills After School Archery Club. Pictured above (L-R...
BY CARTER ROGNESS LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC “I’ve worked at the pool for six years,” said Hannah Holstad, “so it’s hard to imagine spending my summer anywhere else but at the Lake Mills Aquatic Center.” Hannah Holstad took on the position of manager for the 2017 summer season at the LMAC, filling in and...
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, Iowans will head to the polls to vote for the men and women who will govern the education of more than 483,000 students. Local communities elect school board members every other year for four-year terms; in some cases, a majority of seats will be open. The Iowa Association of...
With the school year not starting for another week, the Lake Mills School Board took time out on Monday night at their monthly meeting to examine potential risks the school may face in the next 12 months. The exercise was facilitated by Andy Buffington, Emergency Management Coordinator for...
LMCS fourth grader lands lead part in ACT production “Well, every year at our school there’s a musical they do in fourth grade and I had a fun time doing that,” said Claire Levine. “Then my mother saw that there was going to be Mary Poppins in Albert Lea (for ACT; Albert Lea Community Theater), so...
Mayo Clinic Health System announced they recently added an in-depth section to its public website at albertleaaustinfacts.mayoclinic.org to the most up-to-date information, along with answers to frequently asked questions and misunderstandings about the changes to its services in Albert Lea and...

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