“I always know everyone is enjoying the dinner if nothing is said,” an Iowa homemaker said. “If it isn’t all right I hear about it.”
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.
BY CARTER ROGNESS LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC The postseason ended on a disappointing note for the Bulldogs, as they dropped a tough extra inning decison to Bishop Garrigan to end their season last Saturday. - Boys -
The body of 10-year-old Minnie Bowers was found lodged in a pile of mud and debris. She was one of over 40 people who died in the flood of 1876 that swept through northeast Iowa wiping out the tiny hamlet of Rockdale near Dubuque.
A tale of two nights, ended on a down note for the girls postseason play, after they dropped a quick 12-0 decision to No. 10, Central Springs to end their season.
Madison Levine, who will be in eighth grade at LMCS this fall, participated in a week-long Tech Trek STEM camp hosted by The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Storm Lake branch on the campus of Buena Vista University (BVU). Forty-two rising eighth-grade girls attended in total. Tech...
Norsemen Specialized Division, Inc., the Flatbed Division, was recently presented with the ACUITY Safety Award. This award is given to the top one percent of businesses that are exemplary in their partnership with ACUITY to help ensure a safe workplace. Jay L. Steffens, president, stated, “...
BY BONNIE KAY BALDWIN LAKE MILLS GRAPHIC Marcia Pedersen, who has owned a personal daycare in Lake Mills, has ended her career as a provider after 45 years in business. She has moved to Ankeny to be near her son, Kevin, and family. Pedersen has run a very successful daycare out of her home, and...
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a...
Recent changes to USDA Rural Development’s home loan programs mean more rural Iowans can now achieve their homeownership goals. Earlier this year the maximum mortgage limit for a USDA Rural Development direct home loan increased to $220,532, a jump of nearly $3,700 from the previous mortgage limit...
An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2 in Lake Mills to present information regarding the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program and available work incentives. Held at the Lake Mills Public Library from 2-3 pm, this informative presentation will share...
For many students who struggle with reading, their future could go either route. Multiple studies indicate that students who can’t read proficiently are four times more likely than skilled readers to drop out of school.  Students who are proficient in reading struggle less in other subjects,...
High school students are deep into summer jobs and activities. Many are also taking important steps toward deciding which college to attend. Several hundred have already signed up for campus tours at Iowa’s private, non-profit colleges and universities during the first week of August. The first...
The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week. You know exercise is good for you. But have you ever considered why it matters? “Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey reminded Iowa farmers that funds are available to help install practices focused on protecting water quality.  Practices eligible for this funding are cover crops, no-till or strip till, or using a nitrification inhibitor when applying fertilizer. The...

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