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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The Lake Mills City Council held a special meeting last Thursday, Nov. 3. During this meeting, a resolution was passed to accept the involuntary termination of the Director of Public Works, Scott Christenson. According to Mayor Fran Unger, the council adopted a hiring process, where they will work...
Mark Heggestad, Joice, and Adam Odegaard, Albert Lea, are both aficionadoes of the sport of fishing. They are also adults who want to pass on the art to as many kids as they can reel in. Originally, Mark came up with the idea of forming a team of kids from area schools in North Iowa, and teaching...
Gary Sanden, former resident of Lake Mills, was kind enough to submit a story to the Lake Mills Graphic, for Veterans Day. Gary was drafted in 1971, with eight years of active duty. He stayed involved for 15 additional years in the Naval reserve, all in submarine reserve units, where he was...
For farmers across the nation, implementing conservation practices into existing row-crop operations has played a key role in maintaining healthy agricultural soils. “Producers making these investments have seen improved soil structure and water holding capacity, a decrease in soil erosion, and...
 In advance of the firearm deer season opener, Mayo Clinic Health System audiologists are reminding hunters of the importance of protecting their hearing. Noise over 140 decibels can permanently damage hearing, and almost all firearms are in that range or higher. In comparison, normal conversation...
The new Lake Mills 18-hole mini golf course held a cold opening last Thursday, Oct. 27. Despite the cool temperatures, many families showed up to practice their putting skills and try out the new course. A Grand Opening is planned for spring of next year.
Earlier this summer, the Winnebago County Board of Supervisors met in regular session to approve application to Home Base Iowa and passed a resolution to provide $1,000 in relocation assistance. This will be distributed through the county’s economic development office, Winn-Worth Betco (WWB). WWB...
Three students from LMCS were selected from among 2,100 auditions for the 2022 Iowa All-State Opus Choirs. Students in grades five through nine audition from across the state each year for limited spots in the state’s top vocal ensembles for this age category. Students selected are pictured above (...
The LMCS Music Dept. will present their annual 6th-12th grade Fall Vocal Concert, Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym. The concert’s theme is, “Animal Crackers!” It will be a fun-filled evening of music with songs celebrating the animal kingdom. The concert will conclude with the...
Waldorf University, Forest City, bestowed an Alumni Distinguished Service Award upon Nancy (Bergland) Olson, also of Forest City. Nancy, a two-time graduate of Waldorf, in 1975 and 1997 (completing her business degree) and employee of the university for 30 years, was honored Sunday, Oct. 23,...

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