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.


Iowans are living longer than ever before, with one out of every five residents now aged 60 or older. That number is expected to grow over the next few decades, with the vast majority of individuals stating they would prefer to age in place, in their homes and communities of choice.  As the growth...
The Iowa State Fair invites all community groups, special interest clubs and businesses to join the fun during this year’s Iowa State Fair Parade. Iowa’s largest parade takes place Wednesday, August 10th, and we are looking for entries to help us kick-off the 2016 Iowa State Fair, August 11-21....
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is excited to announce the addition of a Dance Team this fall.  Dance Team is a growing sport in Iowa.  There are more than 270 high school dance teams and over 25 college dance teams in the state.  A record 5,000 dancers competed at the Iowa State Dance...
This year is the 25th anniversary of the alumni band’s appearance at the Band Festival. Back in 190 Dr. David Darnell, former Mason City Superintendent of Schools, led the very first alumni band. To help celebrate and enjoy the legacy of the alumni band Inspiration  97.9 KCMR is trying to help...
Due to the potential of strong to severe thunderstorms across portions of Iowa on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Iowa Statewide Tornado Drill has been postponed until Thursday, March 24th at 10 a.m.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today reminded Iowans that the deadline to apply for grant funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant program is May 2.  The grants are available to support projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. The USDA...
The final Legislative Forums for 2016 with Senator Dennis Guth and Representative Tedd Gassman, representing Winnebago County, will be held on Friday, March 26, 2016 at the locations and times listed below.   8:30 a.m. – Waldorf Ballroom at Waldorf University, Forest City 10 a.m. – ‘The Mills’...
Senator Dennis Guth, R-Klemme, announces his re-election bid for Iowa Senate District 4, which includes five counties: Hancock, Kossuth, Winnebago, Wright and Worth. First elected to the Senate in 2012, Senator Guth has been an advocate for promoting less regulation, discouraging unfunded mandates...
During the March Lake Mills Community School Board meeting, Superintendent Kohagen provided an update on technology and the Teacher Leadership and Compensation Grant the district was recently awarded. He explained that there will be two positions created through the grant, as the positions of...


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