Shovels and shotguns were the order of the day, as the Lake Mills and Northwood-Kensett Trap shooting teams first had to clear the range, before getting in their scheduled April 6 meet.
On March 17, three Lake Mills Bulldogs, Caleb Bacon, Peyton Severson and Dashawn Linnen, lead their Hawks team to a third place finish in the 2018 Iowa Shootout.
For those interested in learning outdoor skills that go “back to the basics,” join DNR Park Ranger Michael Strauser and volunteer instructors at a one-day class at Pilot Knob State Park near Forest City, on Sat., April 28 from 7:30 a.m.
Although pond plant growth is not always the same each year; if you had problems using your pond last year, you could have similar problems this year.
The popular trout stream stocking season starts April 2.  By Saturday, April 7, every stocked stream will have received at least one stocking of 10-12 inch trout.
An estimated 50,000 hunters will purse wild turkeys during Iowa’ spring turkey hunting season. Photo courtesy of the Iowa DNR.

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Paddlers are itching to get out on the water after this year’s long and cold winter. Review these simple safety tips before you head out on the water for your first paddling trip this year. Check your canoe or kayak for any needed repairs or maintenance after being stored for several months. Look...
Shovels and shotguns were the order of the day, as the Lake Mills and Northwood-Kensett Trap shooting teams first had to clear the range, before getting in their scheduled April 6 meet.
It took almost half of April, but the Lake Mills high school track teams finally have a meet under their belts—but not without some juggling. The girls traveled to Osage last Thursday for an Emergency Meet, while on the same night the boys headed south to Ames, for what Coach Dan Rice referred to...
On March 17, three Lake Mills Bulldogs, Caleb Bacon, Peyton Severson and Dashawn Linnen, lead their Hawks team to a third place finish in the 2018 Iowa Shootout. The Hawks defeated Lakeview, Minn., in the quarterfinals, then lost a tough game to The Thunder in the semifinals and came back with a...
For those interested in learning outdoor skills that go “back to the basics,” join DNR Park Ranger Michael Strauser and volunteer instructors at a one-day class at Pilot Knob State Park near Forest City, on Sat., April 28 from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. According to Strauser, attendees will participate...
Although pond plant growth is not always the same each year; if you had problems using your pond last year, you could have similar problems this year. A healthy pond needs aquatic plant habitat, but too many plants can limit the pond’s use and cause imbalances in the fish population. In an...
The popular trout stream stocking season starts April 2.  By Saturday, April 7, every stocked stream will have received at least one stocking of 10-12 inch trout. “There are all kinds of opportunities to catch trout,” said Dan Rosauer, Manchester Trout Hatchery Manager.  “Go fishing and have fun...
An estimated 50,000 hunters will purse wild turkeys during Iowa’ spring turkey hunting season. Photo courtesy of the Iowa DNR. Thunderous calls from competing Toms trying to out-do one another for the affection from nearby hens will be rattling through Iowa’s timber later this month marking the...
The Lake Mills boys' basketball program held its annual awards night Sunday night, as players and managers from the 2017-2018 high school team were honored for their contributions to the program this winter. After a potluck meal, the Lake Mills coaching staff presented varsity letters,...
The Lake Mills sixth grade boys’ basketball team has qualified for the Pacesetter Iowa State Tournament. The Bulldogs were the runner-up of the Pacesetter North Regional Tournament, which was held in Cedar Falls, Feb. 25. Lake Mills defeated Waterloo Columbus and Fort Dodge to advance to the...

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