We now know who will be competing to represent voters of Winnebago and Worth counties this fall, as a result of the June primaries held last Tuesday.
Winnebago Lutheran Church held confirmation services Sunday, June 3. Pictured above (L-R): Pastor Bill Peters, Truman Knudtson, Kate Edgerton, Leah Moen, Erica Jordon, and Pastor Randy Baldwin.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced that Dr. Justin Glisan has been hired as the new State Climatologist within the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. He started on May 29, 2018.
Three members of the Otto Chose Post 235 of the American Legion were honored during the recent Memorial Day program for their membership longevity in the organization.
Three members of the Otto Chose Post 235 of the American Legion were honored during the recent Memorial Day program for their membership longevity in the organization.
In the works for a number of years, the Top of Iowa Welcome Center Patriotic Rock is ready to be officially dedicated at a ceremony Saturday, June 30, at the Top of Iowa Welcome Center.


POET Biorefining­—Hanlontown recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Lake Mills Community Preschool and Daycare (LMCPD). This grant will give LMCPD the opportunity to update its current tornado safe room. In her application, LMCPD Director Ashley Brackey writes, “We are looking to update the room by...
The photo above is typical of many fields throughout the region, as cool and wet conditions have left fields empty on many days when farmers would otherwise be planting.Don Knutdson says that he may be about 50 percent done getting his corn in the ground, and said the progress of others vary due to...
While maybe not the biggest item on the agenda—save for senior students and their families—the Lake Mills Community School Board on Monday night approved a list of 52 graduating seniors for the 2017-18 school year. This will mark the 121st commencement at Lake Mills Community High School....
Farmers Trust & Savings Bank has partnered with North Iowa, West Hancock, Lake Mills and United South Central school districts to celebrate Teach Children to Save Day with savings education. More than 160 youth will explore the benefits of saving money, and the difference between needs and...
Communities throughout North Central Iowa are stronger thanks to the time and talent shared by Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers. RSVP of North Central Iowa is honored to recognize its members and highlight the wonderful work they do to fulfill needs and address problems in...
Confirmation was held at Emmons Lutheran Church, Sunday, April 29. Pictured above (L-R): Pastor Christopher Martin, Sarah Heggestad, Kenna Vanek and Annabella Jensen.
Christine Atwell recently joined North Iowa Area Community College as the Community Education Program Manager in Garner. Atwell graduated from NIACC, Buena Vista University, and Touro University International and has a background in education. As Community Education Program Manager, she will...
To encourage kids to read about agriculture, the Winnebago County Farm Bureau donated the book “John Deere That’s Who!” to the Lake Mills Community School library. Carol Thompson and Kaylene Erdahl accepted the book from Farm Bureau board member, Jamie Haugen. The book tells the story of how John...
LMCS held their annual D.A.R.E. graduation, Friday afternoon, May 4. Fifty-eight fifth grade students participated in the program. Lake Mills Sgt. Todd Thorson was the instructor. The essay winners from each class were: Avery Eastvold, Tara Lee, and Kaylee Taft.
Buena Vista University (BVU) has officially reinstated Omega Pi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an international honor society in education. To mark the occasion, a formal initiation ceremony took place April 5 on the BVU campus, where 28 education students—including Amelia Evenson, a distributive...


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