by Lisa Ralls Winnebago Co. Naturalist
How did a small town Iowa woman earn the title “African Sheep Queen” in the early 1900s? By becoming owner of a 6,000-acre sheep ranch in Norvalspont, South Africa.
“Pop culture does not let us forget . . .
by Conrad Bascom Lake Mills Graphic
Due to the weather forecast, National Night Out was moved to the school for the Tuesday evening’s activities. Those who attended were able to check out the LMFD trucks (and hoses), and the new ambulance.
“a little, short, plump, cute, snuppy-uppy puppy who was white and soft and just the size to cuddle…” What toddler could resist a story about this adorable little pup, who went by the name Pinky Pup?
The YMCA has named Tony Reynolds to the position of Director of Programs. Reynolds will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of youth and adult programming.  Reynolds is returning to his Exercise Science roots, having most recently served as an insurance agent on the management team at Farm...
Rice Lake Golf and Country Club held the Ladies’ and Men’s Club tournaments, Saturday, Aug. 4. Results follow. Ladies Club Championship Flight Stephanie Stevens, 77 (birdie on 11, par on 1 and 13); Barb Miller, 82 (birdie on 18); Becky Helgeson, 85 (par on 3); Julie Helgeson, 86 (birdie on 17);...
​The Winnebago County Conservation Board is happy to announce that Al Steen, Leland, was the winner of the Hoyt bow that was raffled off to raise money for the Conservation Board’s new Environmental Education Center. The raffle began in the spring, and was conducted by the Friends of Winnebago...
The July Jubilee Planning Committee named Gary Thompson the winner of the Lake Mills Sesquicentennial Celebration Slogan Contest. Thompson submitted the slogan “Generations Strong,” which was well liked by the committee. “I think it is a great slogan that we can use in a lot of different aspects...
by Conrad Bascom Lake Mills Graphic Silver Lake Church is a beaming eggshell shrouded by two trees, with a steeple that scrapes the sky and a bank of solar panels behind it. The church is located a ways outside Northwood on Silver Lake Road. The parish is served by Pastor Randy Baldwin, Scarville...
Due to the weather forecast, National Night Out was moved to the school for the Tuesday evening’s activities. Those who attended were able to check out the LMFD trucks (and hoses), and the new ambulance. The LMPD was also on hand and gave out tattoos and badge stickers. The K9 unit of the sheriff’s...
​The Winnebago County Conser-vation Board will be hosting their annual Monarch Tagging program Thursday evening, Aug. 30, at the Thorpe Park shelter house. A short program about the Monarch will be given beginning at 6 p.m., with the actual tagging running from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thorpe Park is located...
By Chris Vrba Two Lake Mills softball players have earned postseason accolades. Jessa Gasteiger heads the Bulldog contingent with a spot on the Top of Iowa Conference’s Second Team. The junior was the club’s standout with the bat, finishing as the team leader in runs (13), hits (23), doubles (6...
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its annual youth camp from June 18-21. The camp was open to students entering fourth through eighth grade. The Bulldog coaching staff led the camp and was assisted by several members of the varsity team. “It was a very fun week for our basketball...
By Steph Stevens Library Director Sweet, sweet summertime is almost over, but we’re going out with a bang at the Lake Mills Public Library. But first let’s look back at the fantastic summer reading program we just wrapped up. The kids of our community really outdid themselves this year. Check out...

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Rice Lake Golf and Country Club held the Ladies’ and Men’s Club tournaments, Saturday, Aug. 4. Results follow. Ladies Club Championship Flight Stephanie Stevens, 77 (birdie on 11...

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