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 Lake Mills High School Speech Club is once again hosting their Dessert Theater, Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. Beverages and desserts will be served in the foyer and the LMHS Jazz Combo will also perform. Tickets will be available at the door. The public is encouraged to attend....
The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band was held Saturday, Jan. 5, at Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge. Pictured left: Lake Mills freshman, Madison Levine (clarinet), was a member of the 9/10th Grade Honor Band under the direction of Dr. Mike Eckerty (...
Iowa has some pretty harsh winter weather. Although we can usually stay indoors when the weather turns wintry, our wildlife species aren’t so lucky. They have to deal directly with the cold, snowy weather if they want to survive to see spring. To help people, especially kids, learn more about how...
The Winnebago County Conser-vation Board wants to remind people to beware of thin ice on area lakes and rivers. Due to a warmer than usual winter, many lakes and rivers still do not have adequate ice to support a variety of ice-related activities. In addition, many lakes, including Lake Catherine...
The Worth County Extension Service will host two State 4-H Recognition Workshops, Saturday, Jan. 12, from 10 a.m.-Noon, and Jan. 26, from 10 a.m.-Noon, at the Worth County Extension Community Room. All ninth to 12th grade 4-H members are encouraged to participate in learning about the many state 4...
MBT Bank (MBT) named Pete Kramer to the position of senior vice president and senior loan officer. In his new role, Kramer will assume responsibility for overseeing the lending department. Kramer will work in the Rochester, Minn. and Forest City branch locations. Kramer joins MBT Bank with over 20...
Lake Mills Entertainment Inc. recently purchased the building located at 104 N. Mill St., Lake Mills (formerly Cruiser’s, pictured above). They are looking for input and/or ideas for use of the building. If you have an idea you would like to share with them, please contact Kris Singelstad at...
The Winnebago County Conservation Board and the Friends of Winnebago County Conservation Foundation are happy to announce that Manufacturer’s Bank and Trust (MBT) has generously donated $10,000 towards the construction of the new Environmental Education Center in Winnebago County. Dennis Busta (MBT...
At the Aug. 13, 2018 Winn-Worth Betco Executive Board meeting, the motion was unanimously passed to seek a contract with Community Economic Development Association (CEDA) to recruit a new Executive Director. After a rigorous recruitment and applicant screening process, the WWB Executive Board...
The Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation held their annual meeting Monday evening, Jan. 7, in the community room at Ole’s Office, located on N. Mill St. Several awards were handed out during the meeting. Business of the Year was awarded to Dave’s Auto Service Pictured top left: LMCDC...

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