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.
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.

Sports

One year after having only one event make it to the State Meet, the Bulldogs are finding their footing in Class 2A and sending five events to Des Moines starting tomorrow. Once again, Lexi Groe is a big part of the journey. Last year, Groe was the lone Bulldog to qualify, and this year she will be...
Trap team members pictured above, front row (L-R): Hunter Tritch, Zach Knudtson and Clay Hagen. Back row: Luke Hershey, Jacob Rasmussen, Ryan Dilly, Michael Wallin, Drae Love, and Jace Johnson.
The Lake Mills High School/Rice Lake Ikes Trap Team got off to a great start, with four tournaments under their belt, the team took second at the recent Ventura shoot, and a third place finish at the Northwood Invitational. On April 7, the team traveled to Osage, and had an off night in rainy...
Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa. Spring panfish fishing is a great opportunity to introduce beginners of all ages to fishing. “Late May and early June is an excellent time to take kids fishing since many species are spawning and do not spook as easily,” said...
The LMCS boys and girls shuttle hurdle teams qualified for the state track meet next week in Des Moines. Individually, Lexi Groe qualified in the 100 hurdles, Grant Fjelstad qualified in the 110 hurdles and Hailey Borgmeyer qualified in the 400 meter run. The shuttle hurdle teams kick off the...
In the first TIC West Conference meet, the Bulldogs set another shuttle hurdle record—eclipsing the one-minute mark by over one-quarter of a second—and running away with the event. The only other first place finish for the second place Bulldogs was Grant Fjelstad in the 110 meter hurdles. Top...
Much like the boys, the girls track team got better as the week progressed, and are hoping to continue improving this week, as they attempt to qualify a number of girls for the state meet. On Monday, the team rung up a third place finish at West Hancock, led by Brianna Holstad, who took home the...
The girls made it a clean sweep of the shuttle hurdle event, as they won their race to join the boys in the winners circle.
The boys shuttle hurdle team established another new school record at the conference meet, with a first place finish in under 1 minute.
Two more meets under their belts, and two more school records broken for the Bulldog boys track team last week, as Grant Fjelstad set the new mark for 110 meter hurdles, and the shuttle hurdle team once again set a new standard. In addition to the two school records, the Bulldogs finshed second and...
While they may not have the biggest numbers from which to choose, the Lake Mills girls golf team has four solid golfers, each capable of leading the team on any given night. Last Friday, it was Jewell Gasteiger who shined, not only leading the team, but earning medalist honors for the meet with a...

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