“The 100 mile Garage Sale is back bigger and better than ever,” according to Larry Nielson of Mississippi Valley Partners (MVP), the organization that puts on the annual event that stretches up and down the river valley from Hastings and Prescott in...
After a one-year, pandemic related absence, the traditional Memorial Day program in Lake City will resume with some changes.
With temperatures in the 80s on Saturday, the lake and lakeshore saw a lot of activity.
On April 27, 13 volunteers showed up from the Lake City Lions and Kiwanis clubs to spring clean the Hok-Si-La Park dining hall. The park opened for the 2021 season on April 30, and a May 3 celebration of life was the first event being held in the...
“Around 6 a.m. on May 1, an anonymous modern day Mayflower Pilgrim was dispensing unsolicited spring cheer around a small part of her world.
In recognition of the importance of trees to the aesthetic and well-being of our community, the public is invited to join us for this year’s May 15, 10 a.m. celebration of Arbor Day in Patton Park.
With temperatures in the 80s on Saturday, the lake and lakeshore saw a lot of activity. At Roschen Park, boaters encountered a “Clean, Drain, Dry, and Dispose” (CD3) trailer that gives boaters the opportunity to “clean, drain, dry, and dispose their aquatic equipment and help stop the spread of...
After a one-year, pandemic related absence, the traditional Memorial Day program in Lake City will resume with some changes. “Given the COVID-19 restrictions in place, and to protect everyone, the high school venue was not suitable this year for the program, even as an alternative site in the...
There was no public meeting on a proposed housing project Monday, May 3. Instead, the Lake City City Council voted in a special meeting April 28 to direct the city administrator to develop a process by which stakeholders, the public, and the council could weigh in on a proposal to present to the...
This past weekend the Tiger bowling team traveled to B and B Bowl in Preston for the last regular season matches of the season. The varsity bowled Wabasha first, losing the match three to two. Gage Knutson and Resa Laqua were both 100 percent in the match. The team would have to win against...
“The 100 mile Garage Sale is back bigger and better than ever,” according to Larry Nielson of Mississippi Valley Partners (MVP), the organization that puts on the annual event that stretches up and down the river valley from Hastings and Prescott in the north to Winona and Fountain City in the...
“Around 6 a.m. on May 1, an anonymous modern day Mayflower Pilgrim was dispensing unsolicited spring cheer around a small part of her world. Using her Red Flyer Wagon, she distributed mini Irises and Tootsie Pop Pots to unsuspecting neighbors who would wake up to a small but welcome surprise in...
On April 27, 13 volunteers showed up from the Lake City Lions and Kiwanis clubs to spring clean the Hok-Si-La Park dining hall. The park opened for the 2021 season on April 30, and a May 3 celebration of life was the first event being held in the hall. “Thank you from the City of Lake City for...
Six catalytic converters have been reported stolen in Lake City so far this year, according to the Lake City Police Department. Part of the exhaust system of some automobiles, the devices convert some pollutants and toxins in engine exhaust into less harmful substances. Thieves target converters...
The Lake City High School girls golf team captured the Mount Frontenac Invitational on April 30 at Mount Frontenac Golf Club against some familiar foes after two opponents, Eastview and Winona, had to withdraw. The Tigers card a 329 followed by Byron 375, Stewartville 399, and Kasson-Mantorville (K...
The Lake City Tigers chalked up two more losses on the softball field, but exhibited some great skills and teamwork to give Goodhue a run for their money in a double header April 26. Play started off with the first Wildcat at the plate striking out against Deonna Jostock, then the second and...
The Lake City Tigers baseball team fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 11-0 loss to Rochester Lourdes on Thursday. Lourdes took the lead on an error in the first inning. And from there Lake City struggled to contain the Lourdes’ high-powered offense, giving up 11 runs. A single by Ben...
In recognition of the importance of trees to the aesthetic and well-being of our community, the public is invited to join us for this year’s May 15, 10 a.m. celebration of Arbor Day in Patton Park. Lake City Forestry Advisory Committee has chosen this historic park for this event, not only...
The Lake City High School boys tennis team defeated Stewartville 5-2 on April 30. Singles results: No. 1 - Ryan Heise, Lake City defeated Conner Lohmann of Stewartville, 6-0 , 6-0. No. 2 - Jack Meincke of Lake City defeated Nolan Huggenvik of Stewartville, 6-2, 6-4. No. 3 - Joey Nafe of Lake City...
The Lake City High School softball team met up with one of Hiawatha Valley League’s power houses on their own turf and was shut out and sent home after the fifth inning April 29. The Tigers just couldn’t get a hit off Byron’s pitching and saw their only hit come from Elyse Dalager with a single to...
Lake City Tiger baseball lost the lead late in a 5-3 defeat at the hands of Pine Island on April 28. The game was tied at three with Pine Island batting in the bottom of the fifth when Graham Majerus doubled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring one run. Justin Wohlers led things off on the...
On Thursday, April 22, the Lake City girls track and field team competed in the Glen Amundsen Invitational. Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Kingsland won the meet with 117 points, Stewartville was second with 82, Lake City was third with 51 and Lyle-Pacelli finished fourth with 6 points. The Tiger...
What is expected to be the last pop-up food distribution in Lake City is scheduled for next week. On Friday, May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Underwood Park parking lot on North 10th Street, anyone experiencing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic can pick up food while supplies last. Each...
A report of threats made with a gun led Lake City Police to set up a perimeter and issue a CodeRED notification to people in the area Saturday night, but no weapon was recovered. According to Lake City Police Sgt. Bill Weist, the incident occured in the 1700 block of North Oak Street.
I think that the council has better things to do than promote free range chickens. I don’t want to sound like an old rooster; however, I am of the opinion that chickens or geese do not belong in town. If you have ever been to Hawaii you see the result of renegade chickens being allowed to roam and...
Lake City Tiger Boys’ Golf team was victorious in the second meet of the year on Monday, April 26, as they took on Kasson-Mantorville and Byron at Mount Frontenac Golf Course. It was overcast but much warmer than the previous week’s event in Lake City.
Lincoln High School will be holding its annual Awards Night on Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “We would like to sincerely thank all of our scholarship donors and those who have generously increased the amount of their scholarship awards or have added additional...

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