City of Lake City Planning and Community Development Director Megan Smith updated the Lake City City Council on recent progress on the Ohuta Beach multi-use building on Friday, March 10.
Councilmember Russell Boe outlined some of the developments in his Council Member Minute during the Monday,...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the Motor Vessel Phillip M Pfeffer with six barges through Lock and Dam 2, in Hastings, March 12, en route to St. Paul, according to a news release. The lockage marks the unofficial start to the 2023 Upper Mississippi River navigation...
The City of Lake City is looking at its options for offering swimming lessons this summer.
City Administrator Rob Keehn informed the City Council at its Monday, March 13, meeting that the Red Wing Y, which had taught swimming lessons at the city-owned pool in Lake City in recent years, was no...
Electricity rates could vary month-to-month under a new energy cost adjustment (ECA) policy approved by the Lake City City Council.
The Lake City Tiger boys basketball team punched a ticket to its first section championship game since 2019 leading from start to finish in a 69-54 victory over Cannon Falls at the Mayo Civic Center Auditorium Saturday night in the Section 1AA Semifinals.
Ryan Heise opened the game with back-to-...
Canadian Pacific crews work on the railroad crossing at Monroe Street in Lake City on Tuesday. Initially intended to be a one-day project, Lake City Public Works announced the closure would extend into Wednesday, March 15.
Several trucks from Lake City disposal slowly passed by St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Cemetery on March 10, where a graveside service was being held for Randy Getschmann. A former employee of Lake City Disposal, Getschmann died March 7 at age 56.
The Lake City Kiwanis Club’s guest speaker on March 8 was Chad Hildebrand from the Goodhue County Soil and Water Conservation District. He discussed the Gilbert, Miller and Wells Creeks’ effects on Lake Pepin. Hildebrand is pictured at left with Kiwanis Club member Mac Baird.
Anne Marie Kjelland submitted this photo of a herd deer in The Jewel. “We counted 18 deer that night,” she said.
Elaborate frost crystals lining the sidewalk through McCahill Park shimmer in the morning sunlight on Tuesday, March 14.
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, March 23, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave., Wabasha.
On Sunday, March 12, the Tiger Wrestling team held their year-end banquet to honor the accomplishments and efforts of this year’s squad.
Wabasha County Board members on March 7 approved a resolution endorsing the efforts of the Community Supervision Work Group.
The group, assembled by The Association of Minnesota Counties with participation from the Department of Corrections, County Probation, and Community Corrections, works to...
The Wabasha Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annual tree sale is still underway, with plenty of trees left to pick from. The SWCD offers a selection of more than twenty-five tree and shrub species which includes pines, spruce, maples, oaks, birch, and many more.
Trees come in bundles of...
Bluff View Elementary is hosting a new fundraiser, Booster, to raise money for the school.
All students participated in a Glow Run on Tuesday, March 14. They set out to collect pledges for the amount of laps they run. There have been friendly competitions taking place among the classrooms, grade...
Goodhue County Sheriff Marty Kelly has announced the first Goodhue County Sheriff for a Day essay contest.
“It is our hope to hear directly from our youth on the issues impacting our county,” Kelly said in a news release.
To enter, any fourth, fifth, and sixth grader in Goodhue County to write a...
Lake City Rotary Club has announced the date of its annual 5k/10k/half marathon run at Underwood Park.
It will be on June 24, 2023 between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. during Water Ski Days.
People can sign up now at runsignup.com. Registration ends on June 21.
For more information people can check...
The Lake City Robotics Team 2861, “Infinity’s End,” competed in the Lake Superior Regional in Duluth the first week in March. While we didn’t make it to the finals this year, we have a lot of positives to celebrate looking back on this season.
The Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City was the setting for a financial donation to Three Rivers Community Action on March 3.
Shop manager/volunteer Kathy Rehfeldt presented a donation of $5,000 to Three Rivers worker Laurie Secrist.
The donation will help the work of the Wabasha/Goodhue Early...
“Chim chiminey, chim chiminey
Chim chim cher-ee!
A sweep is as lucky as lucky can be.
Chim chiminey, chim chiminey,
Chim chim cheroo!
Good luck will rub off when I shakes
‘ands with you.
Or blow me a kiss and that’s lucky too.”
From Disney’s “Mary Poppins”
Several local winners in the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Contest have advanced to State Competition at St. Cloud Cathedral High School on Saturday, April 1, after winning at the Regional level in Rochester on Sunday, March 5.
Girls advancing were Maggie Thieren - age 9, Lillian...
Do you ever find yourself listening to someone and then realizing you didn’t hear a word said? The Lake City Public Library (LCPL) invites the public to Declutter Your Mind, a free event led by Sarah Stinson, MS, LPC, CHTP/I, FAIHM, Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. This event takes place on...
A 17-5 run over the final eight minutes propelled top seed Lake City into the section 1AA semifinals for the seventh time in eight years as the Tigers defeated Rochester Lourdes 60-49 last Monday night at the Mayo Civic Center Arena.
March madness has arrived as Lake City got all it could handle...
Gov. Tim Walz recognizes that fifty-three years ago Richard Nixon signed the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Act. Later, Nixon wrote that persons with developmental disabilities “deserve the most serious consideration of those who are concerned with bringing about true justice under law.” Since...
The Lake City Rotary Club was happy to have Vanessa Rasberry from Johnson Jewelers as our guest speaker Friday, March 10.
Vanessa is a Goldsmith. She started working at Johnson Jewelers in Woodbury about two years ago. And her boss, Karen Johnson, was her teacher and trainer. Karen has just...
The next monthly euchre tournament at the Lake City VFW has been postponed from March 18 and will be held instead on Saturday, March 25.
Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m.
The cost is $5.
Lake City VFW Post 8729 is located at 115 N. Franklin St., Lake City.
On Monday,March 6, the Lake City Tiger girls bowling team and their families gathered at Port 104 to celebrate the year.
The Tigers had a second place finish at state the previous weekend. They ended the regular season ranked seventh in state and second in the Southeast Conference. Their...
A recent donation from Carole Berg of Lake City was received by the Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FLCPL). This donation was a lifetime collection of Civil War books by her late husband, Peter Berg.
This collection was comprised of various sets of books as well as single volume books...