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?
On Friday, Jan. 13, the Lake Mills FFA Alumni hosted their annual pie auction during half-time of the boys home basketball game against Belmond-Klemme.
Cultural immersion is a hands-on way to learn and understand a different culture or viewpoint quickly and meaningfully.
“I’m on a major learning curve right now,” stated Jeff Baumann, the new Lake Mills public works director. “There is a lot going on with the city: the flood (civic center and food shelf), the budget—there’s just a lot of activity right now.

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BrickStreet Theatre has finished the interior construction of their headquarters and community theater in Forest City. The theatre has given many people across the region a place to connect and be creative, pulling members and cast from all across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. The LMCDC was...
Scott Bosacker, D.D.S., announced his retirement Friday, Sept. 30. Drs. Michael and and Thao Mehlhoff of Lake Mills Family Dental will be taking on his patients. “We look forward to continuing both Dr. Keith Johnson and Dr. Scott Bosacker’s legacy of caring for the community through quality dental...
Open enrollment for Iowans purchasing or changing their Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health coverage for 2023 runs Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022–Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. “The time for Iowans to be thinking about health insurance coverage for 2023 is now. Employers are also offering choices, but for...
The Emmons Fire Dept. held their annual breakfast Sunday, Oct. 2, in the fire hall. They served between 450-500 people, running out of biscuits and gravy early, and going through 50 pounds of pancake batter. Members of the fire department who cooked, served and cleaned up at the breakfast are...
The Lake Mills Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week TM (FPW), Oct. 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape TM”,  works to educate everyone about simple but...
Residential solar energy is booming. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), residential solar installations grew 30 percent from 2020 to 2021. The increase is partially due to the cost of solar panels becoming more affordable. Over the last decade, the cost of residential...
Grinnell Mutual was named the fourth-best large Iowa employer in the 2022 Des Moines Register/Engergage Top Workplaces survey.    It’s the 12th straight year the company has earned a spot on the list and is one of only four companies in the state that has made the list every year since the honor’s...
The LMCDC and area churches hosted the annual Fall Carnival last Thursday, Sept. 29, in Oakwood Park. The beautiful autumn weather brought many families.They enjoyed painting pumpkins, playing games, eating cookies and mini donuts, and drinking apple juice.
The Winnebago County Conservation Board and the Friends of Winnebago County Conservation Foundation have scheduled an official Groundbreaking Ceremony for their new Environmental Education Center. The ceremony will be held Monday morning, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m., at the building site, 41600 Hwy. 69,...
The Lake Mills High School Marching Band participated in the 74th annual Algona Band Day, Saturday, Oct. 1. This year’s performance was titled “The Voices of Ferdinand.” The band has 64 members—41 winds, 15 percussionists, and eight in color guard. The band competed against nine schools in the...

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