Lake City photographer Ben Threinen stitched four drone photos together to creat this panorama aerial view of Lake City and the Mississippi River.
Over three dozen elementary students cross-country skied for the first time at a “Nordic Rocks” event at Bluff View Elementary School on Feb. 28. Created by Central Cross Country Skiing, the program aims to introduce the sport to new audiences. Lake...
On Sunday, March 3 the Lake City Tiger wrestling team celebrated their season with a year-end banquet at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Approximately 120 wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans gathered for a chicken dinner and to honor the...
Bluff View paraprofessionals were honored during Paraprofessional Recognition Week last week. The week recognizes the contribution of paraprofessionals who provide services in multiple settings in Minnesota’s schools. Front row, from left: Jaden...
Inspired by the icicles he saw hanging from the eaves of the Nosh restaurant, photographer Ben Threinen set out around town to get photos of some of the best specimens during what he calls “a great year for icicles.” In the end, he decided he liked...
Assistant Chief Dan Moyer has retired from the Lake City Fire Department after serving the community for 20 years. He served as training officer and captain before retiring as assistant chief. He also was very involved in Wabasha County Mutual Aid,...
Family members of the late former City Council Member Mary Lou Waltman (inset) accepted a plaque on her behalf at the March 11 meeting of the Lake City City Council. Waltman resigned in January after more than a decade on the council citing declining health. She passed away Jan. 26. Current council...
Hearth and Homes Technologies is asking the City of Lake City to consider providing tax increment financing (TIF) to help the company add 150,000 square feet to its 100,000 square foot building on the corner of Monroe Street and North 10th Street. The estimated $10.2 million project would increase...
The Lake City City Council emerged from a closed session Monday, March 11, and voted to sell the city’s Outlot D property to a Chatfield developer for $45,000. Outlot D consists of lots stretching south from North 10th Street along Kemp Lane and Kemp Court. City Administrator Rob Keehn said that...
—Photos by Teri Bissonnette
Lake City’s five lifters, Linda Meurer, Christy Rice, Matt Smith, Jeremy Watters and Lyncoln Watters set a combined total of 27 Minnesota state records and one national record in the USA Powerlifting Minnesota State meet on Feb. 16 and 17.In her first powerlifting meet, 70-year-old Linda Meurer set...
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen stitched four drone photos together to creat this panorama aerial view of Lake City and the Mississippi River.
Over three dozen elementary students cross-country skied for the first time at a “Nordic Rocks” event at Bluff View Elementary School on Feb. 28. Created by Central Cross Country Skiing, the program aims to introduce the sport to new audiences. Lake City Nordic advisor Jim Anderson said that most...
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners approved a conditional/interim use permit (CUP) for expansion of an existing feedlot owned by Brian and Ashly Yotter in West Albany Township, Lake City. The vote was 3-0, with Brian Goihl abstaining. This action was taken at their regular meeting on March...
Lake City advanced to the section semifinals for a fourth consecutive season with a 49-37 victory over the ninth-seeded Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars in the section 1AA quarterfinals last Tuesday at Mayo Civic Center Arena.  The Tigers opened up a 26-12 lead at halftime and then held on in the second...
By Michelle BremerThe Lake City Tiger girls basketball team held their year-end banquet on Thursday, March 7.Coach Clay Olstad recapped the season for the girls, noting that the girls had a great season this year, ending the year with a 20-7 record, the most wins since 1984. They were Hiawatha...
On Sunday, March 3 the Lake City Tiger wrestling team celebrated their season with a year-end banquet at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Approximately 120 wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans gathered for a chicken dinner and to honor the accomplishments and efforts of this year’s squad.Head Coach...
St. John’s Lutheran School held spirit week Feb. 19-21 with the boys and girls A team basketball players playing in the Martin Luther College Small School Basketball Tournament in New Ulm Feb. 22-24. During spirit week the school has Coin Wars, a competition between classrooms to see who can bring...
In recognition for all their achievements in Cub Scouts, two of the Webelos Scouts were recently awarded the Arrow of Light at Pack 94’s Blue and Gold Awards Banquet. They also took part in a bridging ceremony as they crossed over from Pack 94 Cub Scouts into Troop 94 Boy Scouts.  From left: Nathan...
Bluff View paraprofessionals were honored during Paraprofessional Recognition Week last week. The week recognizes the contribution of paraprofessionals who provide services in multiple settings in Minnesota’s schools. Front row, from left: Jaden Peck, Sharon Miller, Amber Robinson, Sam Berry,...

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