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.

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After several years of struggling to find drivers to meet the demand for transit drivers in Lake Mills, the city council on Monday took steps to alleviate the paucity of drivers, to replace the current vehicle. Mayor Candy Hanna, who attended a meeting with NIACOG last week, told the council that...
Above: Char Hanson (left) and Virginia Thomas manned a booth displaying works of art produced by Floyd Thomas, Caryl Dahn and other Lake Mills artists. The Lake Mills Historical Society highlighted the Burnap Country School museum in the parade with former teachers and “students,” many of whom...
The Little Miss/Mr. July Jubilee Contest was held uptown Friday evening. Faith Crail (left) and Charlie Fjelstad (right) were crowned and also rode in the parade Saturday morning. Other winners were: Pre-K—Paisley Wilkinson, Madison Gilbertson, Sawyer Schipper, Caylon Hanson and Tommy Brandenburg...
The 5K Run/Walk was held Saturday morning, July 8. Medalists are pictured above, front row (L-R): Candace Peterson (55 plus), Madison Childers (12 and under), Morgan Fritz (13-18), Zach Stene (12 and under), Krishna Hanson (25-34), Sara Young (35-44), and Wendy Ambroson (45-54). Back row: Joshua...
Receiving bids from milk and bread suppliers for the coming school year, the board approved making a change to their dairy provider, after experiencing quality and billing issues with Kemps last year. Superintendent Kohagen noted that some of cartons received contained food-grade cleaner. He...
While beautiful weather was the rule of the weekend, the exception came on Sunday overnight, as heavy winds and lightning left their mark on Lake Mills and the surrounding area, with numerous trees losing limbs and some property damage. This marks the second consecutive year that July Jubilee has...
Bright and shiny skies greeted visitors and residents taking in the July Jubilee festivities last Saturday, with good crowds at all events. See more coverage and photos throughout this issue, as well as on our website www.lmgraphic.com.
The Winnebago County Com-munity Foundation held its annual grant awards ceremony June 27, announcing the distribution of $105,186 in grants to 28 community projects of area nonprofits and government agencies. “The work these deserving organizations do to create a stronger county is critical to...
During EMT Week in May, a group of ambulance personnel paid a surprise visit to the LMCS classroom of Mike Dugger, to thank him for his efforts with the service. Dugger has been an ambulance volunteer for over 30 years. The service is always in need of volunteers to continue operation. Please...
The atmosphere in the high school gym on the final day of volleyball camp was charged with energy. The girls dove on mats, spiked balls high over the net, and huddled around their new teacher, as she gave them pointers and techniques in the way only a professional could. LMCS Head coach Jim Boehmer...

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