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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BY CONRAD BASCOM LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC On the first Tuesday in August of 1984, two and a half million people—spread across 400 communities and 23 states—switched on their front lights, marched out their front doors, and stood as silent sentinels on porch and stoop alike in an almost-militant show of...
Kyra Reps, Northwood, is a semifinalist for the 2018 AQS QuiltWeek®–Fall Paducah, Ky., Sept. 12-15, at the Schroeder Expo and Carroll Convention Center in Paducah. Reps has been chosen to display the quilt, “South for the Winter,” (pictured above) along with 300 others in this second annual quilt...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Making an appearance during this year’s annual July 4th parade, Scarville, was a unique entry—a one-horse hitch pulling a carriage with a ‘young’ couple riding on it. The sign posted behind them drew quite a few chuckles as it said two conflicting things...
The Top of Iowa Quilt Club would like to honor Bill Bakken as our veteran of the month. Bill served from July 1954 through July 1956. He did his basic training at Fort Chaffee, Ark. After that, he spent a couple of months at Fort Dix and Camp Kilmer in New Jersey, leaving in December 1954 enroute...
Recently, there was a partial fish kill out on Rice Lake due to low oxygen levels. According to Scott Grummer, fisheries biologist at the Iowa DNR, the areas affected were three localized spots, not the entire lake. Warm water has less ability to hold dissolved oxygen. In a 24-hour period, plants...
MBT Insurance recently donated $500 to the Lake Mills Lions Club. The funds will be used for improvements to Lions Park, located on N. Lake St. Pictured above (L-R): Lee Lambert, Scott Drexler, and Doug Gust.
Eleven area high school students have recently been awarded scholarships from the Naeve Alumni and Nurses Club. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded every year to students who plan to pursue nursing degrees. The Naeve Alumni and Nurses Club celebrated their 100 year anniversary in 2017. Seventeen...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig reminds Iowa farmers that funds are available to help install practices focused on protecting water quality. Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer. The cost...
The Friends of Winnebago County Conservation Board announce that 3M and the Kinney-Lindstrom Foundation have pledged support toward the construction of the Winnebago County Environmental Edu-cation Center. The Foundation received an $27,000 Eco-Grant from 3M and a $25,000 grant from the Kinney-...
Jane Bloomingdale was elected in 2016 as the representative for House District 51, which includes mostly rural areas of Worth, Mitchell, Howard, and Winneshiek Counties. Bloomingdale is a lifelong resident of Northwood. Prior to being elected as representative, she served in city government for 20...

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