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

~ @ North Iowa ~ In an old home week match, the teacher downed his students, as the Bulldogs, led by Jim Boehmer, defeated the North Iowa Bison in straight sets. The Bison are coached by former Bulldog players Micah Peters and Brook Beal. “Everyone wants to play Lake Mills close and have a chance...
In what is beginning to look very familiar, the Bulldogs traveled to BCLUW Friday, and came home with a loss in a game they had opportunities at the end to pick up the win, but a combination of allowing big plays and committing turnovers led to their demise. “A recurring theme for this years team...
With both offenses struggling to gain any footing, it was the Bulldogs that struck first in the home match up against MFL-MAR-MAC, as they came out with a 20-8 victory last Friday, in a game played at Wartburg College. It took nearly the full first half for Lake Mills to light the scoreboard, and...
With only five regular season matches left on the schedule, the Lake Mills Bulldogs are playing like it is already the postseason, as they continue to roll through opponents and improve with each set played, continually striving to meet their ultimate goal. Last week, the Bulldogs took to...
Forest City’s Julianna and Reed Burkholder (pictured above) played 36 holes of fantastic golf to win the 57th Iowa Wife-Husband Championship contested at Lake Panorama National Golf Club. The Burkholders posted back-to-back rounds of 69 to win by eight strokes over Jeff and Molly Cleven of Cumming...
In what is starting to sound like a broken record, Carson Rygh took home first place honors in his second consecutive meet, winning the Central Springs cross country meet on a hot and humid evening in Manly. Coach Jamie Haugen was happy to see her runner finish strongly, and wondered how the team...
After an early Denver score, Lake Mills battled to drive and appeared to be in position to even things up, until a penalty flag dampened the celebration, and the rest of the night for Lake Mills, as they dropped a 30-0 road trip to Denver. “We played a real solid three quarters,” noted Coach Bill...
“The best part of the past eight days is that we have become a much better team with all six front row players finding ways to score for us and terminate play,” Coach Jim Boehmer noted after his Bulldogs won the Forest City tournament, just days after downing conference foe GHV on the road. “We are...
The addition of middle school runners seemed to agree with Carson Rygh, as he posted his first career first place finish last week at Osage to lead the varsity cross country teams. Coach Jamie Haugen noted that the addition of middle school runners was not the only new feature faced by her team...
For the second consecutive week, the Bulldogs battled hard and were in position to win the game at the end. Unfortunately, for the second consecutive week, they came up short, falling to Belmond-Klemme in the district opener, 21-14. “Once again a tough loss,” observed Head Coach Bill Byrnes after...

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