How to submit a brief

News briefs are to be 50 words or less and are to only run a maximum of two times. The deadline is noon on the Monday of the week you would like to have your brief run. Email to to the attention of Becky Weber, or call 920-648-2334.

State van riders wanted

Reduce your carbon footprint, and save money on parking and gas when commuting to and from Madison by joining State Van 1163. The van leaves Lake Mills at 6:35 a.m. and returns around 5:35 p.m. There are stops on the UW campus and hospital areas. Contact Alissa at for details.

Middle School Band and Orchestra concert May 2

Lake Mills Area School District presents the Middle School Band and Orchestra concerts Thursday, May 2 at the Lake Mills High School Auditorium. The 5th grade will perform at 5:30 p.m. 6th grade at 6:15 p.m. and 7th & 8th grade at 7:30 p.m.

Pints & Politics to meet May 2

American Majority Executive Director Matt Batzel will speak at the next Jefferson County GOP Pints & Politics event on May 2 at 6 p.m. at Hi-Way Harry’s, Johnson Creek. Batzel will speak about his experience in candidate training and successful campaigns. Contact for the event is Sandy McManama,

Lake Mills city wide rummage sale, May 3 and 4

Tyranena Ladies Club rummage sale applications are now available at Jensen’s Sentry, L.D. Fargo Library, and on Facebook. Dates are: Fri., May 3 and Sat., May 4, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Applications due by Sat., April 27. Map and listings pickup at Jensen’s Sentry by 7 a.m. Friday, May 3. Questions call Natalie Raupp at 920-723-0402.

Food offered during city-wide sale

Lake Mills United Methodist Church will be selling morning buns, donuts, baked goods, and lunch (chicken salad croissant, Philly cheese steak, sloppy joe, or peanut butter and jelly) Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. during the city wide rummage sale. Stop in, grab a bite to eat, and support our youth and mission work.

TT’s to host Lake Mills EMS steak dinner May 4

TT’s Timeout will host a steak and shrimp dinner May 4 from 5-9 p.m. Dine-in, carry-out or call for free delivery in Lake Mills. Cost is $15 for tenderloin steak, shrimp, cheese potatoes, corn, dinner roll and dessert. For advanced orders call 920-648-3013. Proceeds donated to Lake Mills EMS.

Spring Pottery tour May 4 and 5

Lake Mills potters Bruce Johnson and Ed and Laura Klein will open their studios for the Clay Collective’s 8th Annual Spring Pottery Tour May 4 and 5. Each studio will include two guest potters and demonstrations will be conducted. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, visit

Cars & Coffee season opener May 5

Cars & Coffee season opener will be held May 5, from 8-11 a.m. at 119 Church Street, Lake Mills. This event is hosted by Rock Lake Motors. Be mindful of the road construction going on on Main Street while arriving and parking at this event.

Lake Enthusiasts gather at Sunshine Brewery

Drop in and meet some of your neighbors who share your love of Rock Lake. Discuss the lake management plan, share summer plans, enjoy light refreshments, and make some new connections to others in your community. Join us on Sunday, May 5 anytime from 1-3 p.m. at 121 S. Main St. Lake Mills. Hosted by the Rock Lake Improvement Association (RLIA).

Rock Lake Troopers to meet May 6

The Rock Lake Troopers 4-H Club will hold their next meeting on Monday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Mills American Legion Hall.

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Lake Mills High School

The Lake Mills Area School District will celebrate the start of construction at Lake Mills High School with a Groundbreaking Ceremony on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend and learn more about the improvements that were approved by voters on Nov. 6, 2018. No RSVP is necessary.

10th Annual A-Tisket-A-Tasket buy a TLC basket sale

The Tyranena Ladies Club annual basket sale will be held on Thurs., May 9 at Lewis Station Winery from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for wine and an opportunity to bid on a wide variety of gift baskets. Baskets are on display and can be bought early.

Rock Lake Environmental cleanup May 11, 9 a.m. - Noon

Help beautify our treasured public spaces. Meet at either: Bartel’s Beach, Tyranena Park (entrance closest to downtown), Korth Park (Main Shelter, Korth Lane). Dress appropriately! Following, RLIA will have pizza. We’ll be out unless thunder and lightning are present. More info:

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