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.


Similar to ‘First Aid’ and CPR, ‘Adult Mental Health First Aid’ teaches individuals how to help those experiencing mental health challenges or crises WHO: ANYONE WHO WANTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH AND HOW TO HELP OFFER MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID – ALL ARE WELCOME REGISTRATION IS LIMITED -...
 With a group of “intelligent, creative, diverse and hard working individuals” planning the event, the committee is looking forward to Borderfest 2017 being bigger and better than ever. The event kicks off Friday, Aug. 11, with a street dance featuring  the Johnny Holm Band. Saturday marks the...
The Lake Mills Fire Department was called Thursday to a two-car, head-on accident just south of Emmons, Minn., and used the extrication training to remove driver, Matthew Bjorkland from his vehicle. Bjorkland suffered multiple internal injuries, along with a broken left femur and broken left arm....
A K-9 demonstration, a vehicle extrication demonstration, and other learning opportunities, along with ice cream and other activites highlighted National Night Out last week in Lake Mills.
Save our Hospital Group plans rally Thursday in front of  Rochester hospital After plans were leaked to the public by the Minnesota Nurses Association, indicating that Mayo Clinic had plans to alter the services offered at the Albert Lea Campus, Mayo issued a statement of their own, confirming the...
Lake Mills Firemen and Ambulance personnel teamed up to demonstrate a vehicle extrication during National Night Out.
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Loren Stene, St. Ansgar, formerly of Emmons, Minn., is working up a storm. Much of his time and attention the past few months, has been focussed on his favorite hobby—Intarsia. The definition of intarsia, is a “mosaic of wood fitted and glued into a...
Madison Levine, who will be in eighth grade at LMCS this fall, participated in a week-long Tech Trek STEM camp hosted by The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Storm Lake branch on the campus of Buena Vista University (BVU). Forty-two rising eighth-grade girls attended in total. Tech...
Norsemen Specialized Division, Inc., the Flatbed Division, 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. Jay L. Steffens, president, stated, “...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Marcia Pedersen, who has owned a personal daycare in Lake Mills, has ended her career as a provider after 45 years in business. She has moved to Ankeny to be near her son, Kevin, and family. Pedersen has run a very successful daycare out of her home, and...


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Lake Mills, IA 50450

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