Hunters reported harvesting 105,544 deer in Iowa for 2017, which is an increase of more than 4,100 deer from 2016. Iowa’s deer seasons closed on Jan. 10. Most deer were harvested during the shotgun seasons.
Fishing 234,648 annual licenses 9,532 three-year licenses 8,293 lifetime fishing licenses 43,434 trout fees 8,415 third line licenses 1,082 seven-day licenses 2,881 one-day licenses
Beeds Lake Ice thickness is 13 to 15 inches. Bluegill – Slow. Bluebill Lake Ice thickness is 13 to 15 inches. Bluegill - Slow: Best bite is in the early morning.
~ Girls ~ ~ vs. West Hancock ~ “Too many mistakes,” was how Head Coach Thad Evans, summed up his girls 68-34 loss to West Hancock to open the week.
~ Girls ~ ~ vs. West Hancock ~ “Too many mistakes,” was how Head Coach Thad Evans, summed up his girls 68-34 loss to West Hancock to open the week.
The Lake Mills wrestlers hosted their dual invitational on Saturday and bulldozed the competition in four dual wins.


The Lake Mills Trap Team competed over the weekend at the Northwood-Kensett Invitational, and Michael Wallin, emerged as the top shooter of the event, hitting 49 of 50 targets for the honors.
The week started slowly, as boys and girls track at Britt was moved from Monday to Tuesday, due to weather conditions, but ended Thursday night with a solid performance from both teams in the Top of Iowa meet—the last competition before the state qualifying meet Thursday. The performances of both...
The golf teams traveled to Garner last week, where Alex Martinson picked up a hole-in-one, in an outing in which many players were missing due to other commitments, and the boys were unable to put up a team score. The girls finihed 45 strokes behind the host team, led by Claire Grothe who shot a 52...
Blue Lake Black Crappie - Fair: Catch crappie near the shoreline with jigs and slip bobber rigs tipped with minnows. Clear Lake The water temperature is 50 degrees. Yellow Bass - Fair: Use live bait at the jetties or around the island. Walleye - Good: Try a slip bobber and leech or a jig tipped...
~Golf ~ With weather cancelling most events for the week, the boys and girls golf teams were able to get a round in Monday, as they took on Forest City and Bishop Garrigan at Bear Creak Golf Course. Unfortunately, both the boys and girls struggled to third place finishes, as Bishop Garrigan won...
This past weekend, the eighth annual Lake Mills Alumni Basketball Tournament was held. Players from the 1990s, up to players graduating in 2017, participated in the tournament. There was a great turnout, as far as parents and community members, in attendance to watch the basketball games. The money...
The 2017 Lake Mills Alumni Basketball Tournament is Friday Night, April 28 starting at 6 p.m. and continues on Saturday, April 29 starting at 9:30 a.m. in the LMCS Middle School Gym. This is used as a fundraiser for the Lake Mills Basketball Program and is open to the community/public to come watch.
~ Girls ~ Despite their best team outing of the year, and a number of improved individual outings, the Lake Mills girls golf team found themselves with the high score at last Monday’s home opener, where they hosted Forest City and GHV. “We keep showing improvement as a team,” noted Coach Brady...
~ Boys ~ “This week was very busy for us,” said Coach Dan Rice, of the boys track schedule last week. “We ended up adding two meets that were not originally on our schedule at North Union and North Butler.” But, despite the challenges caused by adding two meets at the last minute, it was a...
Competing against primarily larger schools, the Lake Mills girls track team put up a fourth place finish last week at the Hannover Relays paced by a strong night from Lexi Groe. Groe, accounted for all first place finishes for the team, coming in first in the high jump (5 feet), the 400 meter...


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