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.


Having been in her new position for a little under two months, Sloan Alberhasky, was the guest of honor last week, during an open house reception at the Winnebago County Extension office, as she was welcomed as the new Youth Coordinator. “I really like it,” she said of her position. “I do not have...
Amelia Evenson and Tanner Jensen,  both 2015 LMHS grads, are nearing the end of their first year of college at Buena Vista University, Storm Lake. Evenson, majoring in all-science education, and Jensen who’s majoring in English, as part of their first-year requirement, enrolled in a class called ‘...
More volunteers are invited to join the planning committee for the June 10, 2017 event that will celebrate 125 years for the community of Thompson, Iowa.  Your ideas, suggestions and participation are greatly encouraged and welcome! Those wanting more information or wishing to join the group may...
In Winnebago and Worth Counties incumbent supervisors and sheriffs are being challenged this summer and fall. Gary Ludwig will challenge incumbent Mike Stensrud for the Republican District 2 Supervisor nod, with the winner facing challenger  Democrat Mike Hauan in the November election. A June...
The Lake Mills Alumni Basketball tournement will be held on the evening of April 8 and the morning of April 9 in the Middle School Gym at LMCS. Free admission for spectators.  Players $20. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Lake Mills Youth Basketball Program. For more...
Randy Lee Severson (52), of Northwood, Iowa, was charged on March 29, 2016, with one count of “Ongoing Criminal Conduct,” a class B felony, in violation of Iowa Code 706A.2 and 706A.4; three counts of “Fraudulent Practice in the First Degeree,” a class C felony, in violaton of Iowa Code 714.8 and...
The North Central Iowa Genealogical Society will meet April 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Clear Lake Public Library, located at 200 N 4th Street. The meeting is free and open to the public, with president Lea Norlinger moderating a “round table type” session.  Topics will...


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