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.

Sports

The Lake Mills wrestlers hosted their dual invitational on Saturday and bulldozed the competition in four dual wins. In the opener, the team shutout Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, 78-0. The Bulldogs gained seven pins in the meet. “The boys were really aggressive out of the gate,” said Coach Alex...
~ Boys ~ ~ @ North Iowa ~ The second half of the season opened with theLake Mills boys and girls splitting a pair of contests, picking up road wins at North Iowa, while falling at home to Forest City. A win—especially at this point of the season—is a win, and that is just what the Bulldogs...
~ Lake Mills Quad ~ The second half of the wrestling season opened up last Thursday night, and Lake Mills cruised to three dual wins in front of their home crowd. In fact, the team dropped only two matches in the three duals combined. Lake Mills opened the evening with a 76-3 win over TIC West...
All boys and girls ages nine to 14 are welcome to participate in the local level of competition for the 2018 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Forest City Civic Auditorium. The Knights of Columbus Free Throw...
The recent blast of arctic air is growing ice on lakes and ponds over much of Iowa. Anglers are starting to get out for the popular early ice fishing of the season. “Many of us look forward to ice fishing each winter,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of fisheries for the Iowa Department of Natural...
The Lake Mills wrestling team will look for big things when they resume the second half of the season in January. The Bulldogs are currently ranked No. 5 in Class 1A and have a 12-3 dual record. "We are very pleased with how we have done so far this year," said Coach Alex Brandenburg. "Our...
The 5th ranked Lake Mills wrestling team took on two teams with the same mascot in Eagle Grove Tuesday and dismantled both in similar fashion. The evening opened with the Bulldogs rolling through the host Eagle Grove Eagles, 54-12. The team won 10 of 14 bouts, including five by pin. The dual was...
~ Boys ~ ~ vs. North Union ~ Starting with gaining control of the opening tip, and then running to a 10-0 lead early in the contest, the Bulldogs controlled virtually the entire final contest prior to Christmas break, as they downed North Union 48-19 last Tuesday night in Lake Mills. Coach Kyle...
The annual Battle of Waterloo was hosted in Young Arena over the weekend, and Lake Mills placed 11th out of 32 teams. The finish was the highest ever for Lake Mills at the event which is the largest and toughest dual tournament in the state every year. “I was proud of how well the kids did over...
~Boys ~ ~ @ Central Springs ~ The boys got the week off to a strong start, downing Central Springs 72-23. Leading 27-5 after one quarter, the boys cruised to an easy win, with everyone contributing with minutes and points. “It was nice to have a game where everyone could play and contribute to...

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