Thanksgiving and the two-days that follow, are traditionally the kick-off to the holiday season—and the holiday shopping season, as well.
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its 18th annual youth free throw contest Saturday, Nov. 4.
The North Central Iowa Bandmasters Association Middle School Honor Band was held in Algona, Saturday, Nov. 11.
Mickey and Minnie Mouse (left) visited their great-grandparents’ house (Wayne and Arlene Sprecher), for Halloween in Lake Mills. The twins, Lucas Ray and Adelynn Marie, were born July 12, 2017, in Mason City.
Over the last few years, the Winnebago County Conservation Board has been planning for the future construction of an environmental education center in the county.
roamed the halways of LMCS last Tuesday, as the school celebrated Halloween with their annual parade and tour of classrooms.
The Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report has been released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service.  The report is released weekly from April through October. “Harvest progress continued across much of the state with some Iowa farmers finishing combining and completing other fall...
More than 200 delegates from the Iowa Association of School Board’s (IASB) member school districts and area education agencies (AEAs) gathered at the annual Delegate Assembly on Nov. 15 to conduct the annual meeting and determine the platform for the 2018 legislative session. Each board appoints...
The Iowa Insurance Division’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is reminding Iowans of the Medicare Open Enrollment period which is currently underway and ends December 7. “It’s important for Iowans eligible for Medicare to carefully review their options each year,” Iowa...
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging families to consider spending part of their holiday enjoying Iowa’s outdoors. “Pick an activity based on weather conditions and your family’s interests, and consider visiting one of Iowa’s state...
This Thanksgiving, cooks across Iowa will all use one universal ingredient – energy. When compared to all the other ingredients for the big holiday meal, energy is one of the lowest cost items. This is especially true for customers of Alliant Energy. “Dining with family and friends is often the...
The first of Iowa’s popular shotgun deer seasons is Dec. 2-6 when an expected 60,000 orange clad hunters head to the timber. That group will be followed by another 60,000 hunters who prefer the Dec. 9-17 second shotgun season. Each contingent will also pack along thousands of antlerless tags, to...
Hunters are encouraged to use safe hunting practices and to discuss the hunting plan so each member of the hunting group knows where the others will be at all times during the hunt. Hunters must wear one of the following articles of external visible solid blaze orange clothing when hunting deer...
Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2018.  Students who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university to study environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning and...
The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship encourages Iowans to consider choosing a fresh, Iowa grown Christmas tree to decorate their home this holiday season. “Iowa is fortunate to have more than 100 Christmas tree farms in all parts of the state,” said Iowa Deputy Secretary of...
The Class 1A Iowa Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year Award, was presented last Friday, Nov. 17, to LMCS Coach Gary Irons during the Class 1A championship game at Cedar Falls. Irons, an offensive assistant to Head Coach Bill Byrnes, was nominated for the award by Byrnes.

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging families to consider spending part of their holiday enjoying Iowa’s outdoors. “...

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