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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The Iowa State University (ISU) Northern Research and Demonstration Farm will host its 2016 summer field on June 23. Crop management, nitrogen management and soil health will highlight the summer field day, which will take place in Kanawha, Iowa at 310 S. Main St., immediately south of town. Matt...
Emerald ash borer (EAB) has been positively identified from a tree in central rural Louisa County. This exotic pest kills several species of ash and is considered one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America. EAB is responsible for the death of tens of millions of ash trees in...
Many Iowa campers have already taken advantage of this spring’s beautiful camping weather, and many more will join them at the end of the week. Anxious campers are going through their equipment and checking supplies, preparing for the Memorial Day weekend and kickoff to summer. Likewise, state...
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The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning to taxpayers about bogus phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the “Federal Student Tax.” Even though the tax deadline has come and gone, scammers continue to use varied strategies to trick people, in this...
I had a call today from someone wondering about the tax deadline — is it really too late to file?  He was happy to hear that even though the official deadlines are past, he can still file his tax return.  In fact, for those of us who are required to file (that includes most people who work), we...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey encourages Iowa artists to submit proposals to paint a mural highlighting conservation and water quality efforts in Iowa during the Iowa State Fair this year.  The mural will be part of an “Ag Park” space in Agricultural Building on the fairgrounds and...
Thousands of Iowans will gather for picnics, cookouts, and family get-togethers this Memorial Day weekend. The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) cautions that some of those Iowans will become ill in the following week or two, thanks to a food-borne illness. A food-borne illness is any illness...
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. “Many farmers were able to make good progress last week and now 96 percent of...
National Stamp Out Hunger campaign collects 1,400 pounds of food Lake Mills letter carriers, along with the help of Boy Scout Troop 44, collected 1,400 lbs. of food on “National Stamp Out Hunger” Saturday, May 14, thanks to the generous support of Lake Mills area postal customers. Pictured  (L-R)...

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