As winter approaches, we will begin to see more birds showing up at our backyard bird feeders or in our bare trees; and some of those birds will be woodpeckers.
The Lake Mills Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Week with an open house last Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the fire hall. Sparky greeted children, Joe Jamtgaard dished out popcorn, and Ethan Schutter filled the goodie bags.
The Lake Mills Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Week with an open house last Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the fire hall. Sparky greeted children, Joe Jamtgaard dished out popcorn, and Ethan Schutter filled the goodie bags.
The Lake Mills Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Week with an open house last Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the fire hall. Sparky greeted children, Joe Jamtgaard dished out popcorn, and Ethan Schutter filled the goodie bags.
The Lake Mills Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Week with an open house last Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the fire hall. Sparky greeted children, Joe Jamtgaard dished out popcorn, and Ethan Schutter filled the goodie bags.
The Lake Mills Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Week with an open house last Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the fire hall. Sparky greeted children, Joe Jamtgaard dished out popcorn, and Ethan Schutter filled the goodie bags.

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Archery has been a major passion for John Carlson, Lake Mills, who tipped off his archery ‘career’ at the age of 14. Carlson, who grew up in Kensett, won his first tournament in 1962. Some of his other accomplishments include: placing second at a National Archery event; winning numerous Iowa State...
Reprinted with permission from the Monitor-Recorder Fehr retires after over 30 years with National Guard For almost 35 years, the Iowa National Guard was an important part of Sergeant First Class Daniel Fehr’s life. On Jan. 30, 2017, Fehr will retire after 34 years of service with the National...
Four Lake Mills High School chorus students attended the 67th annual Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther College, Decorah, Jan. 15-16. Despite the ice storm, this was still the largest honor choir in North America, with over 800 select high school juniors and seniors in attendance. The festival choir...
Since November, a group of 17 high school and middle school students have been meeting two mornings a week with the goal of creating an exciting show for the Lake Mills community. This “Winter Guard” is similar to a Color Guard in a marching band, but makes use of professional audio, performs...
Pictured above (L-R): Joe Jamtgaard and Justin Overland are the newest additions to the Lake Mills Volunteer Fire Department, having been sworn-in earlier this month. With the addition of the two newest members, the department is currently back at full strength, with 25 members, Chief Kirby Holtan...
In viewing the above maps, it becomes obvious that the march of the Emerald Ash Borer has continued west, since its initial discovery in the United States in Michigan in 2002. The trend has held true in the state of Iowa, where initial sightings were concentrated along the Mississippi River, but...
Front row (L-R): Fabian McCord, Vice President; Al Hagen, Secretary; and, Dean Mathiason. Back row: Don Helgeson; Craig Braget; Kris Singelstad; Cole Christianson, President; and, Dan Treptow. Missing: Larry Peterson.
Members attending voted on new LMCDC Board Members, pictured above (L-R): Evan Fritz, Kari Wagner, Drake Abbey, Steph Stevens, with LMCDC Executive Director, Cassie Johnson. Below: Awards were presented to All-States Ag Parts (top) and Winnebago Industries (bottom), as they were named Co-...
In addition to swearing in new members, 2017 started with new officers for the department last week. 2017 Lake Mills Fire Department officers pictured above, front row (L-R): Ross Hanson (second assistant fire chief); Doug Domokos (chaplain); Jim Boehmer (trustee); and Al Fjelstad (trustee). Back...
Pictured above: Ben Peterson (left) presents a check for $3,805 to LMCS Athletic Director, Jim Boehmer. The check represents funds raised as part of Forest City Ford’s “Drive For Your School” event, held last fall.

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