Evan Fritz of TSB Bank, Forest City, has been named to the Iowa Bankers Association’s Marketing Committee.
Chad Lybarger, White Bear Lake, Minn., is pictured with the 12-point buck he shot last week in the woods on his grandmother’s place, east of Emmons, Minn. Lybarger is a graduate of LMCS and is in the Air Force National Guard.
by Lisa Ralls Winnebago County Naturalist
Angie Boehmer, Lake Mills Middle School volleyball coach, has been selected as the Iowa assistant/middle school volleyball Coach of the Year by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association.
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its 20th annual youth free throw contest Saturday, Nov. 9. Third and fourth graders shot from 12 feet, while fifth and sixth graders shot from the standard distance of 15 feet.
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its 20th annual youth free throw contest Saturday, Nov. 9. Third and fourth graders shot from 12 feet, while fifth and sixth graders shot from the standard distance of 15 feet.

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Thunderstorms rolled through the area last week in the overnight hours, causing some area damage. Eric Hagen took a photo of what appears to be a small tornado path through a field by their farm, located southeast of Emmons. The fire department was called to the home of Levine and Cindy Petersen (...
Harvest Festival is celebrating Homemade Salsa, Saturday, Oct. 5, with the Best Salsa Contest. Contestants are encouraged to compete for the title of best salsa recipe. The salsa must be tomato-based (no fruit) and fill a one-quart container. Multiple entries are accepted if they are different...
Clear Lake’s 15th annual Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The festival combines a full scale wine, beer and hard cider sampling, with a downtown street festival. Souvenior bag holders will be able to sample wine, beer and hard cider at a record number of downtown...
Phyllis Pederson, Lake Mills, attended the Civil War Reenactment at East Park, Mason City, this past weekend, along with Bonnie Kay Baldwin, reporter for the Graphic. While there, Phyllis posed for a photo with President Abraham Lincoln (Lee Williams).
Winnebago County Auditor Karla Weiss joins Secretary of State Paul Pate and auditors across Iowa in encouraging all eligible residents to participate in National Voter Registration Month by registering to vote or making sure their voter information is current. Auditor Weiss explained, “There is no...
Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, joined in the Sesquicentennial celebration this year by having a wedding dress style show featuring dresses through the decades. Profits were donated to community projects. Pictured above: A Bulldog bench was purchased and placed on the walking path by the LMHS...
By Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Jackie Villela and Joe Jamtgaard, Lake Mills, recently attended the retirement ceremony for Jackie’s sister, who was in the Marines—First Sergeant Latecia G. Villela-Rodriguez, Headquarters Company, 1st Intelligence Battalion at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Aug...
With the school year back in full swing, this is a great time to talk about the importance of parent and community involvement in our local schools. Researchers, educators and policymakers alike have all noted the importance of parent involvement as a key factor in helping students learn at their...
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Salem Lutheran Church, Lake Mills, will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the laying of their cornerstone, laid when the new sanctuary and narthex were built. C. Rye & Sons were the builders hired to do the work of adding on, at the cost of $39,...
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Grace Evangeline (Reyerson) Dahlby, born Aug. 29, 1919, Silver Lake, rural Northwood, has experienced a CENTURY of life. The daughter of Oliver and Laura (Loberg) Reyerson (who owned and operated the Silver Lake Store which was strictly for farmers),...

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