The Lake City Tigers boys basketball team defeated St. Charles in the Section 1AA championship game (70-42) March 15 to earn a berth in the state tournament for the second time in three years.  Front row, from left: Student managers Delaney...
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...
The Lake City High School boys basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of the state AA basketball tournament with a 60-44 win over Melrose High School Wednesday, March 20, at Target Center in Minneapolis. The No. 5-seeded Tigers now face top-seed Minnehaha Academy on Friday, March 22, at...
Lake City is heading back to state for the second time in three years after throttling Saint Charles 70-42 in the Section 1AA Championship game Friday night.  The Tigers have won 18 straight games and take a 26-2 record into the Class AA Minnesota State Tournament, matching the school record for...
The Lake City Tigers boys basketball team defeated St. Charles in the Section 1AA championship game (70-42) March 15 to earn a berth in the state tournament for the second time in three years.  Front row, from left: Student managers Delaney Issendorf and Callie Soden, players Mac Heise, Brayden...
Lincoln High School student Brenna Nelson was one of 36 juniors from Minnesota selected to receive the Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL) ExCEL Award. Nelson received the award at the girls state basketball tournament on March 16. A panel of judges selects state winners from among school...
Big changes are coming to O’Neil Swimming Pool on West Marion Street. This summer, for the first time, the Red Wing YMCA will manage pool operations, including staffing and programming, things the city had done itself since the pool was constructed in the 1980s. The Lake City City Council approved...
With the National Weather Service reporting that low level flooding on the Mississippi River at Lake City is a virtual certainty and a better than 50 percent chance of major flooding, city officials are developing response plans. Lake City’s marina, public works department, and emergency...
Shane Siewert of Lake City completed his wrestling career as a Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) Yellowjacket March 2 and 3 at the 2019 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championships in Council Bluffs, Iowa.The 174 pounder went 5-1 over the two-day...
The Lake City Tigers girls bowling team honored several team members at the year-end awards banquet March 17.  From left: Sam Smith, orange most valuable player (MVP) and captain award; Janette Bauer, orange most improved award; Nora Baer, captain award; Chloe Solum, black most improved award; and...
Lake City High School girls fastpitch softball team has come out swinging this spring starting practice last Monday.With the continuing success of the boys basketball team, student conferences and scheduled spring activities, gym space has been hard to come by. The girls have been creative using...
The Lake City speech team unofficially took first place at the annual Eye of the Tiger home meet March 16. The team does not take a trophy at their home meet. Jordana Windhorst-Knudsen placed sixth in humorous.  Placing fifth were Naoto Lichtblau-Tepley in poetry and Sidney Leonard in original...
Lake City residents might encounter a familiar vista out their car windows while traveling in Rochester this year. The Lake City Tourism Bureau (LCTB) has announced recently that they have contracted with Rochester City Lines to provide a ‘bus wrap’ on one of Rochester’s city buses. According to...

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