Farmers, gardeners and anyone with interest in helping monarchs thrive can get involved with resources provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Bart Winter, Lake Mills, scored his first hole-in-one on Hole #2  with his 8 iron, last Wednesday, Aug. 3, playing with the weekly Men’s Senior group at Rice Lake Golf Course.
The final month of meteorological summer began warm and unseasonably dry.
The final month of meteorological summer began warm and unseasonably dry.
The final month of meteorological summer began warm and unseasonably dry.
The final month of meteorological summer began warm and unseasonably dry.


The 15th annual July Jubilee 5k walk/run was held Saturday morning with approximately 50 participants. Medalists are pictured above, front row (L-R): Josh Hagen (male 45-54), Brook Beal (female 25-34), Peter Vold (male 35-44), Lori Nelson (female 45-54), Kayla Hansen (female 12 and under), Cal...
Heavy rain and derecho winds blew through the state last Tuesday evening, July 5. Rainfall amounts varied from less than an inch in the Forest City area, to almost 6” in Albert Lea, Minn. (The editor’s rain gauge read 3.44” in Lake Mills.) The storm produced numerous wind gust reports between 70...
The Reese’s Run committee recently donated a new swing and bench, which is located along the walking/bike trail. Pictured above are Reese and Kara Wilhelm on the swing and Allison Abele and Amy Wilhelm standing in back.
The Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation held a ribbon cutting at NAPA Auto Parts, Friday afternoon, July 8. Bruce and Deb Cavett purchased the business from Lee and Barb Nickson and officially took over May 1.
The Lake Mills High School Class of 1982 held their 40-year reunion at the Jon and Pam Haugo farm, rural Northwood, Friday evening, July 8.  Seated in front (L-R): Gaye (Anderson) Sletten, Carolyn Kingland-Hanson (laying), Kaylene (Hanna) Erdahl, Kathy (Holst) Borgmeyer, and Jodi (Skogen) Leslie....
COVID-19 vaccine recommendations have been extended to include children aged five and under. Beginning Tuesday, July 5, parents and legal guardians are able schedule appointments for children ages six months to five years at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, Minn. COVID-19...
The Joice High School class of 1952 met for their 70-year class reunion, June 25, Joice. Darrell and Darwin Bang, the two surviving classmates of the graduating class of nine, met at the Joice Public Library, where they toured the new facility. They viewed memorabilia from Joice High School, as...
The LMHS Class of 1962 celebrated their 60th reunion at Main Street Pizza with great food, great service, and many memories. Pictured above on the parade float, front row (L to R): Mike Rogness, Carolyn (Lamping) Fischer, Darlene Anderson, Roberta Rosheim, David Rosheim, Larry Engelby, Butch (Wayne...
The Worth Co. Fair was held June 16-19. Members of the Lake Mills FFA and Silver Lake Huskers 4-H Club participated in several different events and brought home the following ribbons. Bryce Eden–Visual Arts: dark green (3); lavender (2); Sewing and Needle Arts: dark green, lavender (2). Reagan...
The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Joice Public Library has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.” Achieving accreditation requires a significant, ongoing local commitment to high quality library...


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