Bethany Lutheran Church, Thompson, recognized their seniors and enjoyed the Seeds of Faith presenting a message about Noah and God’s promise, Sunday, May 13.
Top photo—Silver Lake Lutheran Church held confirmation Sunday, May 6. Pictured (L-R): Pastor Bill Peters, Carsen Knutson and Pastor Randy Baldwin.
Top photo—Silver Lake Lutheran Church held confirmation Sunday, May 6. Pictured (L-R): Pastor Bill Peters, Carsen Knutson and Pastor Randy Baldwin.
Lake Mills city and rural letter carriers, along with the help of Boy Scout Troop 44, collected over 1,600 pounds of food on “National Stamp Out Hunger,” Saturday, May 12, due to the generous support of area postal customers.
LMHS seniors graduating with high honors are pictured above, top photo, front row (L-R): Megan Swope, Faith Christenson, Kristine Kingland and Dana Baumann.
LMHS seniors graduating with high honors are pictured above, top photo, front row (L-R): Megan Swope, Faith Christenson, Kristine Kingland and Dana Baumann.

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A common misconception among consumers is that organic means “chemical free.” Regardless of the farming system, however, chemicals can be applied to a field. The difference is the type of products that can be applied. § Conventional Farming – Any pesticide that is approved by the EPA for a...
With the declining number of Monarch butterflies migrating north through the central United States, USDA is offering an incentive to agricultural producers in Iowa to help increase Monarch breeding habitat. Iowa agricultural producers who want to increase habitat for Monarch butterflies on their...
LMCS batting cages were thrown across the street during the storm overnight Wednesday
While people were aware that conditions were right for the potential of severe weather, to wake up in the morning to find the destruction on the south side of Lake Mills, was still surprising. “To be honest with you, I had nothing on my phone, nothing on my pager, in terms of warnings, but when my...
In less than 10 minutes Thursday night, the Lake Mills City Council took action on an issue that they have been wrestling with for well over five months. On a motion by council member Nathan Ostrander, seconded by Stephanie Steffens, the council unanimously voted to proceed with the reconstruction...
Trees were uprooted, fences demolished, homes struck, when a strong storm hit the southern half of Lake Mills about 2 a.m. Thursday morning. Power was interupted briefly, and no injuries were reported. See more photos in our photo gallery and check back for updates, as the day progresses.
Thanks to a recent exemption, cars are not the only vehicles that can drive across the North Mill St and Highway 69 railroad tracks without stopping.
“I’ll bet it has been 15 years, since there has been a train on those tracks,” said Lake Mills Community School Transportation Director, Brad Eveneson, referring to the two crossings near the elevator in Lake Mills on North Mill Street and Highway 69. Evenson noted that the Union Pacific Railroad,...
He did not really dream of being nominated for a Grammy award growing up in Lake Mills, but he did know that he wished to pursue a career in music at an early age, and gave much of the credit to the community in which he was raised, for everything he has been able to achieve thus far in his young...
The North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) held its annual Youth Entrepreneurial Academy (YEA) on June 20-24. This free academy is offered to all high school students interested in entrepreneurship. Participants receive a $500 NIACC scholarship...
Rep. Tedd Gassman (R-Scarville) released information on a few notable bills that were passed during the 2016 legislative session which go into effect on July 1, 2016.   “I believe this past session we were able to pass laws that protect Iowans and give them the opportunity to make family life...
Paul Abele, rural Lake Mills, was handed a picture last winter of an old country school that was built on his property many years ago. Paul showed the picture of the Kittleson school to his dad, Steve, and they were so intrigued by the photo and the information on it, that they began searching...

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