Twelve area community members have completed volunteer training classes for Hospice of North Iowa.  In no particular order: Pauline Ragsdale, Carol Tweeten, Jack Schroeder, Ralph Smith, Carol Blomme, Laura Post, Chuck Stock, Emily Dyer, Barbara Pl
After a number of years on North Mill Street, the city agreed to allow the Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation (LMCDC) to change the venue of the July Jubilee Street dances and beer garden to West Main Street for 2018.
Scientists in Antarctica have harvested their first crop of vegetables grown without earth, daylight or pesticides as part of a project designed to help astronauts cultivate fresh food on other planets.
Heartland Power Cooperative, St. Ansgar and Thompson, is pleased to announce its 2018 Youth Tour representatives: Mackenna Pannhoff, St. Ansgar; Josie Popp, Osage; and Tanya Olsen, Forest City.
High school seniors from across the state earned $2,000 for college while learning important financial literacy skills through the 2017–2018 Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship sponsored by Iowa Student Loan®.
Ernest C. Hanson is our April veteran.

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The Winnebago County Treasurer’s Office will be closed Thursday, May 19, in order for staff to attend a motor vehicle/driver’s license meeting.  
The results are in, and numbers are still being crunched by the LMCDC, WinnWorth Betco and the City of Lake Mills, but one thing is already clear from the results that interest in buying in and/or moving to Lake Mills is high, however the supply of desirable homes consisting of three-bedrooms and...
Salem Lutheran Church installed a new lead pastor last Sunday, May 15, during the worship service. A potluck dinner celebration followed the installation. Pastor Joel Guttormson, his wife Nancy, and their black lab, Gracie, moved to Lake Mills, after Joel accepted the call extended to him in April...
UnitedHealthcare (UHC) recently announced they will leave the individual under-65 health insurance market in Iowa. Many local residents, and over 8,700 Iowans overall, currently have an individual health insurance plan through UnitedHealthcare and will need to find another plan before January 1,...
This year’s theme, “Blaze a Trail for Aging” will be recognized by the Iowa Area Agencies on Aging with a statewide “friendraiser” walk! Elderbridge Area Agency on Aging will host walks in 10 of our service area counties on Thursday, May 26, including Cerro Gordo County and Mason City.  Check-in at...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crops and Weather report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Planting has been slowed by the rains but farmers have been able to get in 88...
Warmer weather and timely rains mean tick-borne disease season is underway in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reminds Iowans to protect themselves against tick bites. Ticks can carry the organisms that cause diseases like Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and...
Iowa Works and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a free two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business.  At Start Smart, participants will learn how to create a business plan, do market research, consider different types of business ownership,...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced today the 2016 sign-up period is open for cost share funds to help farmers install nutrient reduction practices.  This program has been popular with farmers interested in adding additional practices to their operation.  Practices eligible for...
Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA) mailed more than 8,000 dividend checks totaling just over $500,000, Wednesday, May 11. The checks represent payment of 5.6 percent deferred dividends for members who had service with WCTA for the years 1997-2000. “WCTA members can be proud of their...

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