Lake Mills played host to the wrestling squads from Algona and Rockford last Tuesday night, Jan. 17.
Recently, a statue was unveiled in Boston in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, and to say that this depiction of King’s legacy has stirred some controversy would be a very subtle critique.
Snowstorm Iggy moved through Iowa and Minnesota last Wednesday evening and Thursday, dumping several inches of snow (official measurement in Lake Mills was 5”).
Seven middle school students from LMCS were selected to be members of the 2023 Karl King Honor Band, which took place Saturday, Jan. 14.
Do you enjoy watching eagles, butterflies, and cranes? Do you also enjoy hearing frogs and songbirds?
A banged up Lake Mills wrestling team wrestled in Greene, Saturday, Jan. 21, and had a solid showing from the wrestlers who were able to compete. Nursing several injuries and some illness, the Bulldogs filled only half of the 14 weight classes. “It has been a couple tough weeks on the injury front...
Lake Mills played host to the wrestling squads from Algona and Rockford last Tuesday night, Jan. 17. Algona, who is ranked in class 2A, came in and took control of the dual early, leading 27-0. They never looked back and won the battle of the Bulldogs, 51-24. “Algona has a very good team, and we...
Bishop Garrigan –Girls– The LMHS girls basketball team began last week with a crushing 29-78 loss to the Bishop-Garrigan Golden Bears, Tuesday, Jan. 17. This loss completed the season sweep of the Bulldogs in their games against the Golden Bears. Despite the large point differential, Head Coach...
Billions more for public schools, seed money for an ambitious paid-family leave program, large raises for health care workers: Gov. Tim Walz is going big in his budget plans, those he’s released already and in forecasting what’s to come.  The two budgets he proposed in his first term also bid high...
Celebrate the work of Iowa filmmakers and explore the art of filmmaking with brand-new episodes of The Film Lounge. Iowa PBS recently announced the upcoming seventh season of its popular series that showcases short films created by Iowans. This season includes two new episodes featuring 10 short...
For agricultural producers and rural business owners interested in making the shift to renewable energy, the time is now to apply for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).   Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development, the program provides funding through grants...
High school students graduating in spring of 2023 are encouraged to apply for Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) $2,500 scholarship, awarded to 27 eligible Iowa high school seniors and renewable for four years, up to $10,000. “Iowa leads the nation in agricultural production, and one in five...
Snowstorm Iggy moved through Iowa and Minnesota last Wednesday evening and Thursday, dumping several inches of snow (official measurement in Lake Mills was 5”). Many area schools cancelled classes for Thursday and some businesses delayed opening until snow was cleared. Above: The City crew was busy...
Seven middle school students from LMCS were selected to be members of the 2023 Karl King Honor Band, which took place Saturday, Jan. 14. The students participated in instrument-specific sectional rehearsals and a few hours of full-group rehearsals before performing their concert. Pictured above (L-...
Do you enjoy watching eagles, butterflies, and cranes? Do you also enjoy hearing frogs and songbirds? If so, you should consider contributing to the Fish and Wildlife Fund (also known as the “Chickadee Checkoff”) on this year’s Iowa state tax return. It’s an easy way for us all to help out our...

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A banged up Lake Mills wrestling team wrestled in Greene, Saturday, Jan. 21, and had a solid showing from the wrestlers who were able to compete. Nursing several injuries and some illness, the...

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