Winnebago Cooperative Telecom Association (WCTA) and Aureon recently presented a $1,300 grant to the Lake Mills Fire Department (LMFD) to support their project in raising funds for Streamlight Survivor Flashlights.
Join local author, Catherine Van Hove, as she talks about her book “I’m Packin’ . . . Insulin: A Journey of Living Fearlessly with Type 1 Diabetes,” at the Lake Mills Public Library, Thursday, Nov. 30. The book gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Kim Brackey, rural Lake Mills, has taken the open position as director of the Lake Mills Public Library, and started Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Blake Storby, a senior at Luther College, Decorah, was the recipient of the Bob Naslund award.
KIOW radio celebrated their 45th anniversary, Nov. 8, with an open house and a ribbon cutting at their new studio, now located in downtown Forest City on N. Clark St.
KIOW radio celebrated their 45th anniversary, Nov. 8, with an open house and a ribbon cutting at their new studio, now located in downtown Forest City on N. Clark St.


John and Tammy Henthorne, Kiester, closed on the former RBar in Scarville, Wednesday, Oct. 11. It is now called, The Scarville Bar. The familiar couple previously owned the Kee Cafe, Kiester, Minn., before it burned down in 2013, due to faulty wiring.  “At the Cafe, John did the cooking. I was...
It is time for the Freeborn Co. Historical Museum second annual Trickin’ and Treatin’ Halloween event. Join them Friday, Oct. 27 from 6:30-8 p.m. for spooky fun for the whole family. In the village, they will be having trick or treating in the historic village, costumes are welcome as long as they...
The local Girl Scouts (and a few siblings) held a Halloween party at the school last Sunday afternoon, Oct. 22. They had a fun day dressing in costumes, playing games, and celebrating the birthday of Girl Scout founder, Juliette Gordon Low, who was born Halloween, Oct. 31, 1860.
The Lake Mills Food Shelf received a donation of $1,000 in pork gift certificates from the Iowa Pork Producers Association this past Saturday morning, Oct. 21. This donation was part of the “Purchase Moore Hamann Bacon” marketing campaign that went viral on social media. Caleb Bacon, LMHS graduate...
Sunny skies drew a nice crowd for Ghouls Day Out last Saturday, Oct. 21. Families and friends enjoyed music, food and drink specials, shopping, and tarot card readings.
by Bonnie Kay Baldwin Lake Mills Graphic Anne (Vaske) Skellenger, Buena Vista (Storm Lake) was a student from 1981-1985 and member of a  softball team that was inducted into the Softball Hall of Fame, Friday Oct. 13. Her plaque reads: 1983 Buena Vista College NCAA Division III National Runner-...
Just over a year ago, construction began on the Winnebago County Conservation Board’s Hanson Nature Center north of Leland. Since then, construction has progressed and the building is now on track to be completed by the end of this year. The Center is located on a hilltop, just south of the...
The word “blacksmith” may flood one with images of Medieval times, swords and large, burning forges, but really, smithing is an art thriving in our neighbor’s yard. From ornaments to flowers to custom orders, Eric Wolsing can craft it all. Wolsing’s business, Oak & Anvil Works is an operated...
Mayo Clinic Health System has announced the transition of clinical services offered in Lake Mills, to its location in Albert Lea, Minn. The Mayo Clinic Health System clinic in Lake Mills will permanently close. Mayo Clinic Health System has been providing healthcare services to the Lake Mills...
The annual Ghoul’s Day Out will be held in Lake Mills this Saturday, Oct. 21. Shop spooky good sales and enjoy a day out with your ghoulfriends. Shoppers can pick up a stamp card at the LMCDC office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and then visit the business locations on the card to receive stamps....


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204 N. Mill Street
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Office Number: (641) 592-4222
Fax Number: (641) 592-6397

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