Every Lake City resident lives on the lakefront, hydrologically speaking. That’s the message the Lake City Environmental Commission is trying to communicate and why it’s promoting an Adopt a Drain program locally.
When the opportunity to open a restaurant knocked, the family that owns Kelly’s Taphouse in Red Wing didn’t answer, not right away at least.
The Lake City Heat 12U Softball Team placed first in the 12U Silver Southeast Fastpitch Conference League Championship Tournament in Rochester on Sunday, July 18. Many innings the girls were able to shut down the opposing team with three quick outs...
Emily Mellgren, Drew Bremer, Blake Siewert and Ashley Mellgren placed first as a team at the Fillmore County Fair dairy judging contest. Bremer placed first as an individual. The team placed five dairy cattle classes and gave one set of oral...
Steve Swan of Swan Jewelers recently presented the Freedom Honor Flight program with a $1865 donation on behalf of the customers of Swan Jewelers who supported the recent fundraising effort. The Freedom Honor Flight program flies veterans out to...
The weekend of July 24 and 25 was perfect to be on the water enjoying Lake Pepin, according ot the Lake City Yacht Club. With winds consistent at 10 to 15 miles per hour, conditions were ideal for sailing.
When the opportunity to open a restaurant knocked, the family that owns Kelly’s Taphouse in Red Wing didn’t answer, not right away at least. “We were approached by John Hutchinson saying he had a business opportunity for us,” said Mitch Anderson. “We were so busy at Kelly’s (Taphouse) that it wasn...
Every Lake City resident lives on the lakefront, hydrologically speaking. That’s the message the Lake City Environmental Commission is trying to communicate and why it’s promoting an Adopt a Drain program locally. Rainwater falls on streets and yards, picking things up along the way and carrying...
Steve Swan of Swan Jewelers recently presented the Freedom Honor Flight program with a $1865 donation on behalf of the customers of Swan Jewelers who supported the recent fundraising effort. The Freedom Honor Flight program flies veterans out to Washington D.C. on a one day trip to see the war...
Emily Mellgren, Drew Bremer, Blake Siewert and Ashley Mellgren placed first as a team at the Fillmore County Fair dairy judging contest. Bremer placed first as an individual. The team placed five dairy cattle classes and gave one set of oral reasons.
Curb and gutter and sections of what will be a concrete plaza were taking shape at the Ohuta Beach construction site last week. The extensive lakefront park renovation project is expected to conclude by October’s end.
The Lake City Heat 12U softball team wrapped up their season with another first place tournament win in the Pine Island Under the Lights Tournament. Great defense and a stronger offense helped to outscore their opponents 41-9 over three games. A lead off double by Tatum Schake in the second game...
The Lake City Heat 12U Softball Team placed first in the 12U Silver Southeast Fastpitch Conference League Championship Tournament in Rochester on Sunday, July 18. Many innings the girls were able to shut down the opposing team with three quick outs through strikeouts and solid plays. They had one...
Two Lake City girls golfers, Kaitlin Schmidt and Mattie Mears, competed in a Minnesota PGA Junior Tour event held July 22nd at Mississippi National Golf Links. Schmidt fired an 88 to finish fourth in the age 16-18 division. Mears shot 101 to place eighth in the age 13-15 division. Twenty-two girls...
The Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) group had a warm hazy walk at Frontenac State Park on Wednesday, July 21. Twenty-two walkers came out to walk and enjoy the view of the river looking south to Lake City from the top of the bluff. Frontenac State Park is the Minnesota State Park closest to Lake City...
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City is happy to announce that Rev. Pat (Mountin) VanHouten, will become a deacon of our church. She is a cradle Episcopalian of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lake City. She was ordained on June 19, 2021 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Minneapolis by...
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners, with UKG, Inc., has moved forward with a contract for payroll and human resources software. This action was taken at their regular meeting on July 26. All Commissioners were present, along with County Administrator Michael Plante.
There won’t be an organized National Night Out event in Lake City, the Lake City Police Dartment announced on its Facebook page. The annual national event usually takes place the first Tuesday in August, and for many years the Lake City Police Department has facilitated neighborhood block parties...
The weekend of July 24 and 25 was perfect to be on the water enjoying Lake Pepin, according ot the Lake City Yacht Club. With winds consistent at 10 to 15 miles per hour, conditions were ideal for sailing.
First District Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Auxiliary will hold their August meeting in Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 7, to work on their programs for the upcoming VFW year. First District Commander, Tom Brown of Lake City and First District Auxiliary President, Linda Henry of Rochester, will...
It has been some time since I have shared information about a continuous and healthy project conducted by the Lake City Lions. This is the project Lions refer to as the “aluminum can collection”. Yes, Lions have continued this endeavor and believe me, it continues to grow. So, before I pass out the...
With Kelly’s Lake House coming to the former Waterman’s location, John Hutchinson is optimistic that he and his wife, Sharon’s, effort to bring waterfront dining back to Lake City is a success. “We took on this project five year ago because we so desperately wanted Lake City to have the unique...
The Goodhue County Board met Tuesday morning to discuss the 2020 annual audit, a change order for the Kenyon Township culvert and more. Here is what you need to know: The board approved the final 2020 annual audit of the county’s financial records as prepared by Brian Anderson, director of Finance...
Heather Banks of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation recently presented a $1,500 check to board members of the Peters Memorial Fund. The Peters Memorial Fund is a local non-profit organization formed in memory of teacher Tessica Peters and her son Sawyer, who both died in 2019. The...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to closely monitor water levels on the Upper Mississippi River as drought conditions continue across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, the Corps said in a news release. The low water is not affecting shipping conditions on the river and...
In a final round full of huge momentum swings, it was an unexpected turn of events on the 26th hole of play Sunday that was the biggest of all. Spencer Halder chipped in for a birdie 3 on the 17th hole to break a tie with Chris Sill, propelling him to victory in the 43rd Lake City Invitational,...

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