Lake City Police Officer Mike Becklund took 29 impaired motorists off the streets in 2017 and earned himself a spot on the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety’s (DPS-OTS) 2018 DWI Enforcer All-Star Team. The team was...
Half of the Lake City Police Department cordoned off half of Lincoln High School on Tuesday, July 17, for training on how to respond to an active shooter on the school grounds. The training focused on patrol officers, who are likely to be the first...
Lake City sixth graders captured the Pacesetter Great Five-State hoops title July 15. The Lake City and Moose Lake-Willow River (MLWR) sixth grade boys have battled three times this summer, with the Tigers pulling out three close wins for a hat...
A $9,200 renovation of Gold Star Mothers Park is now complete. Located at the corner of Park Street and Lakeshore Drive in Lake City, the park is named for the mothers of members of the United States armed forces who were killed in action and...
Two people watch from Marina Point as fireworks explode overhead during the annual Fourth of July fireworks show over Lake Pepin.
Crowds followed the Lake City Firemen’s Dance to a new, old venue Saturday, July 7. For the first time in many years, the dance was held at the Lake City Fire Hall.
With eight candidates vying for three Lake City City Council seats and a primary election on Aug. 14 to narrow the field to six, Destination Lake City (DLC) has decided to hold a candidate forum at City Hall on Aug. 2. “DLC was concerned that there wasn’t much information out there on the...
Lake City has received one of 35 grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) totaling more than $19 million for rehabilitation and infrastructure projects in Greater Minnesota. Lake City will receive $809,400 for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation and...
Lake City Police Officer Mike Becklund took 29 impaired motorists off the streets in 2017 and earned himself a spot on the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety’s (DPS-OTS) 2018 DWI Enforcer All-Star Team. The team was honored during the Minnesota Twins pre-game...
Half of the Lake City Police Department cordoned off half of Lincoln High School on Tuesday, July 17, for training on how to respond to an active shooter on the school grounds. The training focused on patrol officers, who are likely to be the first law enforcement personnel on the scene, according...
Joerg Richter spent the night of July 11 in Lake City on his way from San Francisco to New York City on bicycle. Along the way he’s stopping at children’s hospitals to meet with patients, parents and staff and raising money to fight childhood diseases. Richter is a former firefighter in his native...
The Lake City City Council has taken a step toward adopting a new brand developed by Maly Marketing for the Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA). At its July 9 meeting, the council voted to approve a scope-of-work agreement with Maly Marketing to develop designs based on Maly Marketing’s...
A Lake City family is raising money to return home after their three-year-old broke his leg on the second day of a family vacation. Emmee and Celso Lopez and their two sons, Axel (3) and Giovanni (1), arrived in Costa Rica July 10, according to a GoFundMe fundraising page created by Emmee. Axel...
A resident clearing debris from the Mississippi River discovered a shoe and the lower portion of a human leg on Saturday, July 14, according to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. The discovery happened about 20 feet from shore in West Newton, south of Lock and Dam No. 4. A search of the area on...
Christopher A. Neisen became the newest judge for the Third Judicial District Friday, taking the Oath of Office in Wabasha County Courtroom No. 2 before several district and state supreme and appellate court justices, family, friends and associates. Neisen, of New Prague, succeeds Judge Terrance...
To the editor: Recently, the employees of Federal Mogul Lake City celebrated the 150th anniversary of the founding of the business in our city. This is amazing when you consider that the average life of a manufacturing business in the U.S. is just 20 years. To try to put into context the enormity...
To the editor: I am writing to officially announce my candidacy for city council of Lake City. My wife Ellen, our three-year-old daughter, and I moved to Lake City and have fallen in love with this community. This area has always been meaningful to me as I grew up in nearby Rochester, and often...
The Lake City Yacht Club will host the 22nd annual Sail for Leukemia July 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Minnesota Chapter. In 1997 the Club was looking for a way to give something back to the community of...
As far back as I can remember there was always music in our home. My first memory is watching my parents and their friends dancing in the dining room. They pushed the table back and cranked up the old Victrola. The sound didn’t resemble todays’ music but the beat was there. My parents met at a...
To the editor: “Why are you running for a city council seat?” Recently I have received many telephone calls and also have met many citizens who are asking me to consider to run for Lake City council. This is a very good question asked of me, and one topic I have pondered over the past two years....

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