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 Winnebago County Conservation Board and the Friends of Winnebago County Conservation Foundation are happy to announce that Titonka Savings Bank (TSB) has generously pledged to donate $10,000 towards the construction of the new Environmental Education Center in Winnebago County. The donation...
The Winnebago County Conservation Board recently received a donation from the local chapter of Whitetails Unlimited for $1,000. The money was donated to assist the WCCB with the maintenance and management of the Hogsback Shooting Range northwest of Lake Mills. The popular range is paid for mostly...
Several LMHS students helped Monday, Dec. 17, carrying out heavy food boxes for the almost 100 local individuals and families the LMAMA Food Shelf serves. The boxes were packed the night before with the assistance of 4-H groups and their leaders. The boxes contained hams, canned goods, fresh...
Members of the Silver Lake Huskers 4-H Club got into the Christmas spirit last month, by collecting toys for Toys for Tots, socks for the Lake Mills Care Center (pictured above), and helping Pastor Bill Peters package food items for the local food shelf. Pictured above, front row (L-R): Garrett Ham...
The Forest City Y is pleased to announce it was selected to receive grant funding from the 3M Community Vibrancy Fund. The Y was awarded $25,000 to be used towards a new after school S.T.E.A.M.S. program for middle school students grades fifth through eighth. The program will focus on Science,...
Amber Odegaard, tLMHC, has joined the team at Mercy Behavioral Health Services. Odegaard is the primary therapist for the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). IOP is a therapeutic program to prevent psychiatric hospitalization or utilized as a ‘step-down’ from inpatient psychiatric treatment....
Rick Hofbauer, Buffalo Center, has retired from the Winnebago County Conservation Board and attended his last board meeting, Dec. 10. Rick served on the Board for 26 years, since January of 1993. During his tenure, the WCCB acquired new wildlife areas, developed two shooting ranges, renovated and...
Farmers Trust & Savings Bank held a Christmas coloring contest last month for the LMCS second grade students. Customers voted for their favorite picture. Winners are pictured above with Lory Groe, from FTSB–Taelynne Flugum and Conner Van Roekel each received a $10 bill. All participants...
LAKE MILLS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING December 17, 2018 A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa, was held in the Council Chambers at the Lake Mills City Hall on the 17th day of December, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. Present: Mayor Candy Hanna, Council...
by Lisa Ralls Winnebago Co. Naturalist As the year draws to a close, the Winnebago County Conservation Board would like to extend their appreciation to everyone who has contributed to the Environmental Education Center Capital Campaign this year. The campaign began back in June and has been very...

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