In 1935, the “Iowa Test of Basic Skills” (ITBS) were first administered in Iowa. Students in grades six through eight completed the ITBS tests in subjects such as reading comprehension, spelling and mathematics.
The Logan Loganeers 4-H club made up Blessing Bags at their February meeting. The bags will be distributed to North Iowa homeless shelters. Members shown with their bags are, front row (L-R): Joseph Charlson, Lane Rygh and Justin Rygh.
For the fourth straight season, Lake Mills qualified for the State Dual Tournament. The Regional Duals began with the Bulldogs taking on North Butler-Clarksville in the semifinals.
The Worth County Extension Service hosted a 4-H Recognition workshop this past month. The 4-H members learned about how to organize resumes and 4-H State Recognition applications.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.
The Iowa High School Athletic Directors Association is proud to recognize James Scholbrock as a 2019 Administrator of the Year.

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For more than 10 years, North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) has been providing adult students with an opportunity to return to college at no cost. It’s a unique makeover that changes lives. Extreme Makeover: College Edition is a contest where two lucky winners receive an entire year of free...
The emerald ash borer (EAB) can now be linked to 45 counties in Iowa as Fayette and Madison counties are the most recent to be added to that growing list. EAB is a destructive wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills all ash tree species. This exotic pest was first discovered in Iowa in 2010. In...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Wet weather kept farmers from the field for most of the week, but...
CSP is a national voluntary stewardship incentives program administered by Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS). CSP is designed to reward farmers, ranchers and foresters for maintaining existing conservation, as well as for the adoption of additional conservation measures on their land....
Saturday, April 15, most state parks will have water on, and shower and restroom buildings open for campers. And on Saturday, May 6, state park campgrounds will celebrate the start of the season with a Camping Kickoff. “We look forward to welcoming people to our parks each year,” says Todd Coffelt...
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has changed the way it deals with overdue taxes, and that means third party collection agencies may now call you on the phone. Like the IRS, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is concerned this change might lead to scammers trying new ways to trick people. Here is what...
The April Artist of the Month is Halie Anderson. Halie has probably shown the most growth in her style this school year. All of her work shown here is done digitally and most of it is self-taught. Enjoy her work and if you see her, please tell her about what you like about her work. For her Senior...
The Lake Mills Fire Department recently received donations from MBT, Larson Manufacturing and Farmers Trust and Savings Bank.
“They are scared to death; it has been crazy,” said local insurance agent, Laura Stensrud, referring to calls received in her office since Wellmark dropped their boombshell in which they said they were pulling out of the individual health insurance market for 2018. To make matters worse, later in...
Hi, I’m Opal! I’m a nice fluffy kitty who likes my food in a bowl, my naps in a bed and not getting beaten up by raccoons. Until recently, I always assumed I was a good decision maker. Then I ended up in the woods. Wild animals trying to eat me around every corner! Staring starvation in the face...

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