Members of the Worth County 4-H Youth Council were installed at their annual 4-H Awards night. Senior high 4-Her’s serve as ambassadors to the county and 4-H Clubs in a number of leadership capacities throughout the year.
After a soggy September and October starting with the same wet conditions, farmers have not had many opportunities to get their crops harvested. Above: A combine waits to get into the field and get the harvest in.
Crews began paving on N. 3rd Ave. E. last Thursday morning, Oct. 4, from Winnebago to Shady Oaks Lane. Paving will continue east as concrete cures and allows for traffic.
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University has awarded nearly $3.5 million in scholarships to students for the 2018-19 academic year.

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today that six Iowa communities have been awarded fluoride certificates by the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors on behalf of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American Dental Association (ADA)....
Pancakes, eggs and ham Hot Off the Grill, will be served at Mason City North Iowa Events Center, Sunday, July 24 from 7 a.m. until noon. All veterans, families, and public of all ages are invited.  The fundraiser is hosted by local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 790. Free will donations...
Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said today that the deadline for fall internships for college-age Iowans has been extended.  Applications will now be accepted through August 1, 2016. Internships are available in Grassley’s Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs...
The emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees has been discovered in Missouri Valley. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached thirty-five. Native to Asia, EAB has spread to 27 states since first being identified in Michigan back in...
As the beginning of the school year draws closer, families are going to want to get outdoors a few more times and spend some quality time together. And, the Winnebago County Conservation Board has the perfect opportunity for families (and others) to do just that. The Board will be sponsoring an...
The Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner (IOSME) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today issued a reminder for parents and caregivers to keep a close eye on children playing in or around water. According to IOSME, three children have died from drowning in the last week. “Since...
Two representatives from Next Generation Technologies (NGT), Mike Thompson and Brian Blodgett, were on hand at the July Lake Mills School Board of Education meeting to present board members with their new Chromebooks, and to give them an update on the transition the school is making to Google....
The Winnebago County Attorney, Adam Sauer, today issued the following release regarding the arrest of four individuals: Joseph Alexander Cronkwright (18), of Leland, Iowa; Pierce August Gelhaus (18), of Forest City, Iowa; Blake James Jacobs (18), of Forest City, Iowa; and Timothy Ryan Thompson (18...
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...

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