Daniel and Shandra Sarasio Meyer met during a theatre production at Augustana College in Sioux Falls.
Emily Rice, Lake Mills, earned the Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award from Buena Vista University. The award was given to nine Buena Vista University business students and nine science students for the 2022 academic year.
Josie Helgeson and Lucas Humphrey were crowned Homecoming queen and king during half-time of Friday’s night football game.
Last Tuesday afternoon, Larson Manufacturing employees were called to a meeting and were told the plant would close in November.
“When you first start out as a young attorney, you do a little of everything, and then over time, I stopped doing criminal work and domestic relations, so over the last 20 years, I’ve been doing mostly taxation, estate planning, probate, business
The Lowell and Evelyn Heimdal family was recognized as a Century Farm at the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 18. The farm is located in Worth County, Fertile Township, 7-1/2 miles southeast of Lake Mills.

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Wednesday, July 6, was Scott Christenson’s first day as the new Lake Mills Director of Public Works. Christenson, a 2011 graduate of Lake Mills High School and a 2015 graduate of South Dakota State University, has a bachelor’s degree in biology. Since his college graduation, Christenson has lived...
This past April, the Mike and Jolene Piper family adopted their dog, Max, from the Humane Society of North Iowa. The family often discussed ways to “give back” to such a good cause. On Aug. 2, their daughters, Joella and Claire, along with their friends, Ellie and Caleb Mondt, and Kenley Helgeson,...
Auditor of State Rob Sand today released an agreed-upon procedures report on the City of Joice, Iowa, for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The agreed-upon procedures engagement was performed pursuant to Chapter 11.6 of the Code of Iowa. Sand reported 17 findings related to the...
Vaccine skepticism has existed for as long as vaccines have been available. However, many people might not have realized the scope of that skepticism until the last two years, when the world confronted a global pandemic. Though vaccinations against COVID-19 were available less than a year after the...
It’s been more than two years since the World Health Organization declared a global COVID-19 pandemic. Since that declaration, which was made in March 2020, remarkable progress has been made by scientists, medical professionals and researchers devoted to combatting the potentially deadly COVID-19...
Farmers, gardeners and anyone with interest in helping monarchs thrive can get involved with resources provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. At this year’s Farm Progress Show, specialists from Iowa State University and USDA will discuss recent efforts to increase the population...
Average gasoline prices in Iowa have fallen 18.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.68/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,036 stations in Iowa. Prices in Iowa are 83.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 69.7 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. The national...
In between corn dogs and giant slide rides, here are five ways kids can learn about agriculture at the Fair. 1. Little Hands on the Farm—Located in Kids Zone, the Andringa Family Foundation Little Hands on the Farm encourages children ages two to 10 to become farmers by visiting a swine barn,...
Bart Winter, Lake Mills, scored his first hole-in-one on Hole #2  with his 8 iron, last Wednesday, Aug. 3, playing with the weekly Men’s Senior group at Rice Lake Golf Course.
The final month of meteorological summer began warm and unseasonably dry. Temperatures over the reporting period were nearly six degrees above normal with heat index values at many stations in the triple digits over several days; the statewide average temperature was 77.2 degrees, 5.2 degrees above...

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