Hundreds attended the Lake City Fire Department’s annual two-day fundraiser at the fire hall, many more participated by buying shirts and raffle tickets.
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame’s newest members, breeders Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer and Minnesota-bred thoroughbred racehorse Hot Shot Kid, will be inducted during a ceremony July 12 at the Shakopee racetrack, the park said in a news...
The Lincoln High School Class of 1979 held their 45th class reunion on June 29 with 45 classmates present.
Singer-guitarist Steve Fessler will perform Sunday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. at Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 W. Center St., Lake City. His set will be “an eclectic mix of country, Americana, folk, Irish, bluegrass, and acoustic rock. Doors open at 1...
Saturday, June 29, was a great day for sand volleyball. This year we had 48 athletes competing, 12 teams from near and far, in the Lake City Junior Olympic Vollyball (LCJOVB) tournament.
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame’s newest members, breeders Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer and Minnesota-bred thoroughbred racehorse Hot Shot Kid, will be inducted during a ceremony July 12 at the Shakopee racetrack, the park said in a news release. “These inductees join a group of more than 50...
By a 5-2 vote, the Lake City City Council removed Tom Rasmussen from the city planning commission at the July 8 regular council meeting. The city charter allows for the removal of any board or commission member “for cause shown by a vote of not less than five members of the Council.” In the motion...
“Awesome”,” excellent”, and “the best ever” were some of the comments received by the Lake City Lions following the fireworks display last Friday. While rain during most of the day on the 4th made it necessary to postpone on the holiday, the next day was perfect and the fireworks display...
Hundreds attended the Lake City Fire Department’s annual two-day fundraiser at the fire hall, many more participated by buying shirts and raffle tickets. On Friday night, local country music act Dan and Connie performed at a free event that included food and beverage vendors and a inflatable...
Singer-guitarist Steve Fessler will perform Sunday, July 14, at 1:30 p.m. at Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 W. Center St., Lake City. His set will be “an eclectic mix of country, Americana, folk, Irish, bluegrass, and acoustic rock. Doors open at 1 p.m. Suggested donation is $5.
The Lincoln High School Class of 1979 held their 45th class reunion on June 29 with 45 classmates present. Front row, from left: Kris (Follstad) Pichelman, Tracy (Todeff) Peterson, Kim (Sprick) Miller, Mary (Fuchs) Sprick, Teresa (Wurst) Haeuszer, Jeanine (Windhorst) Hinck, Jean (Henning)...
Women of Grace, the women’s group at Redeeming Grace Community Church, 213 N. Oak St., in Lake City, will host their annual salad luncheon and craft sale at the church on Thursday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature all different kinds of salads including fresh fruit, macaroni...
If you happened to be watching local news last week you might have seen the interview with Zak Rivers, the Paddling Cellist who is canoeing down the Mississippi to New Orleans with his cello. Fortunately for Zak (and for us) he landed in Lake City when flood conditions forced a delay.
The Wabasha County Fair will be July 17-20 at the Wabasha County Fairgrounds at 99 Coulee Way, Wabasha. This year’s fair features animal exhibits, open class exhibits, art technique demonstrations, family entertainment and shows, and live music, as well as grandstand shows Wednesday, Friday, and...
For several years summertime on a busy block in Lake City’s downtown meant flies, a terrible stench, and an awful view. The alley between Fiesta Jalisco and the Family Restaurant was home to two large grease collection receptacles.
Thank you to all the folks that worked to bring fireworks back to Lake City. It was a beautiful night to sit by the lake and enjoy them. A few years ago the chamber had coffee cans at many establishments in town and people would drop their change or a few dollars into the cans to go toward the...
Motorists traveling on various state highways in Goodhue, Wabasha and Winona counties should plan for extra travel time as crews complete route and sealing work to help extend state bridges’ life expectancy, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Work began July 8 in Winona...
Saturday, June 29, was a great day for sand volleyball. This year we had 48 athletes competing, 12 teams from near and far, in the Lake City Junior Olympic Vollyball (LCJOVB) tournament. LCJOVB is committed to supporting our volleyball youth athletes. Many volleyball athletes play sand...
Trinity Lutheran Church’s Lincoln Ladies Aid is sponsoring at pie and ice cream social at the church on Sunday, July 14, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. “Join us for fellowship and great pies,” the group said in an advertisement for the event that appeared in the Lake City Shopper. The church is located...
As young lads Dwight and I would lay on the living room carpet in front of the big console combination record player (78 rpm) and radio to exercise our imaginations while listening to our favorite programs. The Green Hornet, Amos and Andy, Jack Benny, Our Miss Brooks, The Shadow, and The Lone...
The next Walking Lake Pepin group walk be held July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Flower Valley Orchard. Participants should meet at the Hok-Si-La Park parking lot to carpool. People can watch WLP Facebook page and the Graphic for updates, or visit walkinglakepepin.com. People with questions can contact...
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) recently provided $1000 of support to the Fishing with the Fuzz event organized by the Lake City Police Department. Police Chief Kubista attended the July club meeting to inform LCSC members of the event’s goals, history, and needs for this year. This year’s...
Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club garden tour is Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. “This self-guided garden tour consists of six beautiful gardens in Lake City. On tour will be a diverse range of gardens: shade gardens, native plants, pollinators, Hosta hybridizing, and an...
On Wednesday, July 17, in recognition of the 3rd Anniversary of the First Lutheran Church (FLC) 11 circuit labyrinth installation there will be a presentation at 9:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room at First Lutheran Church, 100 Peace Ridge, for First Lutheran Church and Lake City community members to...
The full committee of the Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at the Black Top Bar & Grill 30 Main St., Elgin. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. “If you were appointed Precinct Chair, Delegate or Alternate your attendance is requested. Please join...
The Lake City Police Department said in a Facebook post earlier this week that the boat launches at Hok-Si-La Park and Roschen Park would re-open by Wednesday, July 10, after the Graphic went to press. Flooding kept the launches closed over Water Ski Days weekend and Fourth of July weekend. The...
The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office arrested Raymond Tony Duque and Nicole Lynn McGee July 2 with the assistance of the Rochester Police Department, according to a news release. “These arrests are the result of an incident that happened on June 25, 2024 in Elgin. A loaded shotgun was left...
In conjunction with the 12th annual Officer Schneider Memorial Scholarship Walleye Tournament, the Lake City Sportsman’s Club will be having a public burger fry event Saturday, July 13, from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the clubhouse, 2200 S. Oak St., Lake City. Burger baskets with trimmings and chips...

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