In windy and cool weather Oct. 13, about half a dozen people – including members of the City of Lake City staff and the city’s forestry advisory commission – were shoveling holes in the ground at Ohuta Park.
The cruise industry on the Mississippi River is growing, with major lines constructing several boats expected to begin traversing the river in the coming years. And they are looking for more stops.
Lake City-based J&B Pallet has a new owner. 48forty Solutions of Alpharetta, Ga., a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announced on its website that it has acquired J&B Pallet. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Port 104 in downtown Lake City is the focal point for this weekend’s Lake City Fall Fest events. On Friday, the restaurant will host the Lake City Rotary Club’s 15th annual Fall Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting.
Jim Mack submitted this photo of an especially vivid sunrise over Lake Pepin on Oct. 13.
The Lake City Kiwanis Club has presented Lake City Kiwanian of Year 2020-2021 to Judy Burfiend for her dedication and work with the Aktion Club, (a group for adults with handicaps) and her efforts on one of the club’s major projects, the annual...
The cruise industry on the Mississippi River is growing, with major lines constructing several boats expected to begin traversing the river in the coming years. And they are looking for more stops. That was the message Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols relayed to the city council Oct. 11 after...
In windy and cool weather Oct. 13, about half a dozen people – including members of the City of Lake City staff and the city’s forestry advisory commission – were shoveling holes in the ground at Ohuta Park. It was slow going thanks to soil compaction and dry weather, but eventually they had holes...
Port 104 in downtown Lake City is the focal point for this weekend’s Lake City Fall Fest events. On Friday, the restaurant will host the Lake City Rotary Club’s 15th annual Fall Wine, Beer and Spirits Tasting. Then on Saturday is Bingo and a meat raffle sponsored by the Wells Creek Riders...
Lake City-based J&B Pallet has a new owner. 48forty Solutions of Alpharetta, Ga., a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, announced on its website that it has acquired J&B Pallet. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 48forty calls itself a “leading national provider of...
The Lake City Lions welcomed and had two new members installed by Vice District Governor Roger Kittlesen. The new members are Rebecca and John Spain. Pictured from left are President Jerry Jensen, sponsor Lion David Spain, John Spain, Rebecca Spain and Vice District Governor Roger Kittlesen.

The Lake City Lions Club announced that Lion Ron Weigel has received a Melvin Jones Fellowship, one of the highest awards presented by The Lions International. Pictured from left are President Jerry Jensen, Weigel and Vice District Governor Roger Kittlesen.
The Lake City Lions completed their cleanup of a section of Highway 61 on Thursday, Oct. 14. This is the 30th year the group has been responsible for this section of roadway. Two Lions helping on this project that have been helping at a majority of the cleanups over the years are Lions Jerry Snyder...
Lake City Sportsman’s Club will host a free performance from Tim Kriese on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The club is located at 2200 S. Oak Street, Lake City.
The Lake City Kiwanis Club has presented Lake City Kiwanian of Year 2020-2021 to Judy Burfiend for her dedication and work with the Aktion Club, (a group for adults with handicaps) and her efforts on one of the club’s major projects, the annual Kiwanis Rose Sale. She’s pictured above receiving a...
Jim Mack submitted this photo of an especially vivid sunrise over Lake Pepin on Oct. 13.
In the recent past I have written about a number of topics with every intention of sharing information with the public, and maybe more importantly, with the strongest intention of informing the community of just what the Lake City Lions actually do. This writing has the same intent, and hopefully,...
Wabasha County 4-H elected its 2021-2022 executive council at a federation meeting on Oct. 10. “We are pleased to have several experienced officers returning for another term and we welcome the new officers who are stepping into county leadership roles for the first time,” the 4-H group said in a...
The Lake City Tigers kept the Lourdes Eagles grounded in a 3-0 sweep on Tuesday, October 12.
Kris Ryan rushed for a career-high 193 yards and four touchdowns as top-ranked Lake City remained unbeaten on the season at 7-0 with a 59-40 road victory at Goodhue last Thursday night. Zach Dather notched his second interception of the season to set the Tigers up with a short field at the...
Lake City is looking beautiful this fall. The new street banners add so much interest, color and flair to our town. As part of the banner project it was suggested that QR codes be added to the lamp post with metal banners identifying the sponsor on that post. A QR is a code that can be read with a...
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FLCPL) would like to thank all those who gave their support during the Fall Fest Used Book Sale. Their purchases and donations were sincerely appreciated! These funds will be used to support the community’s Lake City Public Library.
The Lake City Kiwanis Club at their Oct. 12, 2021 Annual Banquet Meeting held at the Lake City Golf Club, announced their 57th Board of Directors for the upcoming 2021-2022 year. Kiwanis Division 7, Minnesota-Dakotas District, Lt. Governor Kathy Davis installed the club’s 57th President, Andru...
Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) raised $585 at its fundraiser event on Oct. 16 at Bark, LLC in Lake City. Contributing to the total were the race ($25 per entrant), pet look-alike contest ($15 per entrant), microchipping ($25 per animal), nail trimming (freewill donation), and general...
On Oct. 16 the Lake City Tiger bowling team traveled to Trailhead Grill and Lanes in Pine Island for the sixth week of the bowling season. The Varsity started the day taking on Winona. After a slow start losing the first two games, they were able to come back and finish the match winning the...
The Lake City High School girls soccer team, sixth seed, faced St. Charles, third seed, on Oct. 12. Lake City held St. Charles 0-1 at the half. Terrific passing and movement from captains Carly Earnest-Miller and Mikayla Arendt led the girls down the field. With a through ball from Arendt,...
Earlier this season members of the Gardenaire Garden Club festooned the southern and western entrance signs of the city to reflect the change of seasons and recently sponsored the apple peeling contest in conjunction with Lake City Fall Fest.
The Tiger Cross Country teams ventured to the Packer Invitational in Austin and won three of the four races. Reese Anderson won his third individual race of the year in a personal best of 16:22.
Our mutual bank that serves the community of Lake City, Wabasha and Goodhue counties wants to let you know about a concerning proposal taking shape in Washington. If passed, the proposal would require financial institutions (banks and credit unions) like ours to report the inflows and outflows on...
For many, COVID-19 feels as if it has been a part of our lives for much longer than 19 months. Yet every day, we are still learning more and more about COVID-19 and the effects it has on our bodies, businesses and communities overall. Here is some information and reminders you should know about...
Lehto and Wright will perform British Isles and American folk, folk rock, and progressive rock on Friday, Oct. 22, at Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 W. Center St. Lake City. The suggested donation for admission is $10 per person. People can find out more about Lehto and Wright at https://...

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