Swan Jewelers was presented with a plaque celebrating 30 years in business by Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff. Pictured from left: Steve Swan, owner Swan Jewelers; Shar Yorde, Swan Jewelers; Robyn Udenberg, North Risk Partners; Nancy...
Lake City Tiger winter sports teams kicked off their season with a bang.  The wrestlers won their first two duals and also brought home the championship trophy from the Edina Tournament.  The girls basketball team started by winning their home and...
People gathered to meet Santa, eat cookies, listen to Christmas music and see the freshly-lit gazebo, fountain, trees and bushes of Patton Park on Saturday, Nov. 24.
In a special meeting Nov. 26, the Lake City City Council reached consensus that the city’s 26-year-old ladder truck should be replaced ahead of the 2022 date set out in the city’s current capital budget. The question now is how to pay for it. The...
From left: Gage Knutson, Dane Houghton and Sam Smith competed last weekend in the all-conference tournament. Gage and Dane earned second team all-conference by finishing eighth and ninth in fill percentage for the year. Sam was on the first team...
The boy’s and girl’s cross country teams were awarded Academic Gold Awards by the state Coaches’ Association for having 3.75 and up grade point averages.  Additionally, the following team members received Hiawatha Valley League all-conference awards...
A proposal to collect unpaid ambulance service bills through property taxes received a chilly reception from Lake City City Council members at the meeting on Nov. 13. The proposed ordinance would allow the city, under certain circumstances, to certify unpaid utility and ambulance charges against...
Here are some of the Christmas and holiday activities coming up in the area over the next week. Friday Christmas in Zumbro Falls – Burr Oak Bed and Breakfast Open House, noon to 4 p.m.; Craft Sale, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Zumbro Falls VFW. More info at ZumbroFallsmn.org. Saturday Christmas in...
Bluff View students presented a check for $4,000 to the Pennies for Patients school program for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Last year this organization raised $40.3 million for research and to support families with education and support Aaron Breyfogle and his children Teagan, Huxley, and...
This tree, one of a handful in the vicinity that appear to have been gnawed around its base, lies on the shore of Lake Pepin not far from Roschen Park. Two other damaged trees remain standing, for now.
Kathy Jo Rodester, Executive Director of the Lake City Tourism Bureau received the Presidents Award from Stephanie Busiahn, president of the Southern Minnesota Tourism Association (SMTA) that was held in New Ulm. “Every year the president at the end of her term awards someone in the organization...
To the editor: In early October I attended the 50th class reunion of Lincoln High School of 1968. By the way, 1968 was quite a year in our history. I moved after my sophomore year, so I did not graduate from there but was invited as a former classmate. First of all, I want to thank those people...
To the editor: Thank you so much to all who attended the tree lighting ceremony in Patton Park on Nov. 24 and thank you to those who brought a non-perishable food item for our local food shelf. Your support and generosity towards others within our community is something you should be continuously...
Editor’s note: A version of the following report is included in the latest utility bills sent out by Lake City Public Utilities. Over the last forty years, hundreds of citizens in Lake City, Minn., have seriously discussed building a community center. These conversations have happened during...
It’s that time of year again. You know, put away the knick knacks and bring out the Christmas treasures. Each year it gets earlier and earlier. I guess we all have our favorite traditions. Although when I think about it many of mine have changed through the years. When we were kids Christmas was...
The Lake City Tiger dance team competed at Cannon Falls on Saturday, Dec. 1. Varsity kick placed second (Cannon Falls, first; Wabasha-Kellogg, third) and varsity jazz placed third (Zumbrota- Mazeppa, first; Cannon Falls, second). Junior varsity kick placed second. The team will be competing in...
The Lake City Tiger wrestling team started off their 2018-19 season with a bang last Thursday night at Pine Island High School in their first dual meets of the season. First facing New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG), the team finished strong with a score of 56-15, and they won their...
game-high 25 points in the second half as fourth-ranked Lake City rolled past Dover-Eyota 69-44 Friday night in the season opener for both teams. The Tigers broke free from a 28-18 halftime lead by opening the second half on a 24-4 run over the first 8:04 and never looked back, notching a victory...
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team  traveled to Triton on Thursday, Nov. 29 and came away with a 85-70 victory.Triton took the lead as Lake City struggled on the offensive end. The Tigers settled in and took control with a 14-8 lead with 13:09 left in the first half.   The Tigers moved the...

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