A crew of members from the Lake City Lions Club and the Lake City Sportsman’s Club zig-zagged the streets on Saturday, Jan. 9, gathering up discarded Christmas trees. Eight teams were each assigned a section of the town to make pretty quick work of...
Rising material costs and other factors are causing bids for city projects to come in higher than expected, officials say. The Lake City City Council on Monday, Jan. 11, approved contracts for a marina dock project and a multi-use trail to Hok-Si-...
A group raising money for an interactive water feature at Ohuta Park has announced that it is about 90 percent of the way toward its $50,000 fundraising goal.
COVID-19 vaccinations began for staff and residents at the Care Center in Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 6, according to a news release.
Phil Gartner and Jason DeVinny receieved key to the city plaques and their city council name placards at city hall Monday before the Lake City City Council meeting.
Lake City Girl Scout Troop 27492 kicked off 2021 working on their Government badge with a special Zoom visit from Mayor Mark Nichols. The girls learned about local government and even “passed” a motion to allow chickens within city limits.
A crew of members from the Lake City Lions Club and the Lake City Sportsman’s Club zig-zagged the streets on Saturday, Jan. 9, gathering up discarded Christmas trees. Eight teams were each assigned a section of the town to make pretty quick work of the task, the clubs said in a news release....
Rising material costs and other factors are causing bids for city projects to come in higher than expected, officials say. The Lake City City Council on Monday, Jan. 11, approved contracts for a marina dock project and a multi-use trail to Hok-Si-La Park. The council approved a contract with River...
A group raising money for an interactive water feature at Ohuta Park has announced that it is about 90 percent of the way toward its $50,000 fundraising goal. “We are very excited to be in the home stretch of our fundraising efforts,” the group said in a statement. The $50,000 is intended to pay...
Unlike some other recent and ongoing city projects like the Highway 61 reconstuction project or the Ohuta Park redevelopment project, there’s no pretty architectural rendering of the mutli-use trail to be constructed between Central Point Road and the Hok-Si-La Park entrance. Before the council...
Two Lake City siblings had big games playing different collegiate sports at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10. Taylor Heise had a hat trick playing for the University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey Team in their victory over St. Cloud State. Her brother Nate Heise was the player of the game for the University...
COVID-19 vaccinations began for staff and residents at the Care Center in Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 6, according to a news release. The initial phase of the COVID-19 vaccination program, referred to as Phase 1a, includes health care personnel and residents of long-term care facilities. “It was...
Phil Gartner and Jason DeVinny receieved key to the city plaques and their city council name placards at city hall Monday before the Lake City City Council meeting. DeVinny was appointed in 2019 to fill a council vacancy created by the resignation of the late Mary Lou Waltman. He was seven votes...
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division (DPS-ECN) is learning more about the incident that affected 911 service for residents in eight southeastern Minnesota counties, including Wabasha County, on Monday, Jan. 11, according to a news release.
Lake City Girl Scout Troop 27492 kicked off 2021 working on their Government badge with a special Zoom visit from Mayor Mark Nichols. The girls learned about local government and even “passed” a motion to allow chickens within city limits. Troop meetings are being held virtually this year and...
For the Goodhue County Board, the new year began with the swearing-in of members and the election of chair and vice chair. Todd Greseth, District 3, was sworn-in for his first term after winning the seat formerly held by Commissioner Barney Nesseth, who decided not to seek reelection after one...
COVID-19 vaccines are being administered throughout Goodhue County. This is a moment for celebration and gratitude. This moment of hope also brings many questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Kenyon-Holden-Warsaw Mutual (KHW) based in Wanamingo and Hay Creek Mutual of Goodhue have combined to form Great Rivers Mutual Insurance Company, according to a press release from the company. “Our firms had strategic planning sessions over a period of time,” said manager Jim Bryant. “The same...
The Jan. 5 meeting of the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners began early at the Criminal Justice Center for the swearing-in of the two new commissioners by Wabasha District Judge Christopher Neisen. The commissioners were Don Springer, who was re-elected in District 3; and Robert (Bob)...
We thank you for adopting all of our recently available Hiawatha Animal Humane Society homeless pets. We are happy to be able to give our foster volunteers a bit of a break, but also know it won’t last for long. In the meantime, we have an important wintertime message for those of you who are...
Wabasha County has been awarded $426,564 from the State of Minnesota to support small local businesses and organizations that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the grant program application form. The program is intended to provide relief payments to restaurants,...

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