On Sunday, May 19, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (also known as “Lincoln Church”) of rural Lake City held a special service “praising God and commemorating 58 years of teaching Sunday School by teacher Alice Atkinson,” the church said in a...
On May 4, Ellen Austin was one of 99 veterans who travelled to Washington, D.C., aboard Freedom Honor Flight’s 30th trip since the organization was founded in 2008, according to Steve Swan of Lake City, a longtime supporter of the organization.
Come join us on Saturday May 25, for a family friendly celebration of Arbor Day.
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and the Legion Auxiliary announce that the Flags of Valor display will be held during Water Ski Days again this year.
In addition to the scholarship awards published in last week’s Graphic, Lake City Public Schools’ May 8 Awards Night included presentations of academic awards and the announcement of academic and athletic merit scholarships received by some members...
The Peters Memorial Fund announced in a news release that it “is a proud recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Greater Lake City Community Foundation.
On May 4, Ellen Austin was one of 99 veterans who travelled to Washington, D.C., aboard Freedom Honor Flight’s 30th trip since the organization was founded in 2008, according to Steve Swan of Lake City, a longtime supporter of the organization. The single-day itinerary includes a welcome in...
On Sunday, May 19, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (also known as “Lincoln Church”) of rural Lake City held a special service “praising God and commemorating 58 years of teaching Sunday School by teacher Alice Atkinson,” the church said in a news release.
Veterans groups and volunteers in Lake City, Zumbro Falls, and Millville have announced their annual Memorial Day programs on May 27 to honor veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. The public is invited to all of the events. Lake City’s Memorial Day begins at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln High School...
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and the Legion Auxiliary announce that the Flags of Valor display will be held during Water Ski Days again this year. This will be the organizations’ eighth year of sponsoring the patriotic flag display along Park Street North Highway 61 from Ohuta Park to...
Come join us on Saturday May 25, for a family friendly celebration of Arbor Day. This year it is being held in Patton Park at 10 a.m. We will celebrate all the gifts we, as humans, get from trees, have a scavenger hunt for children, plant new trees in the park, and hand out crabapple saplings to...
In addition to the scholarship awards published in last week’s Graphic, Lake City Public Schools’ May 8 Awards Night included presentations of academic awards and the announcement of academic and athletic merit scholarships received by some members of the Class of 2024.
 Socratic Challenge Scholar...
The Lake City Bowling Association inducted nine people into the Lake City Bowling Hall of Fame at an enshrinement dinner held May 18 at the Lake City VFW. Pictured are inductees (front row, from left) Bob Hanson, Sandee Plank, Tammy Anderson (accepting on behalf of inductee the late Mark Anderson...
The Peters Memorial Fund announced in a news release that it “is a proud recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Greater Lake City Community Foundation. The grant will help the Peters Memorial Fund cover the cost of prom fees and Driver’s Education classes for local students needing financial...
Eight members of the Lake City High School boys track and field team earned Hiawatha Valley League All Conference honors at the conference meet held May 11 in Lake City. Front row, from left: Jack Banks, Tim Cooper, Benny Lopez Ramirez, and Conrad Seydel. Back row, from left: Thomas Brand, Keegan...
On May 18, the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) held its annual 5K-9 Fun Run/Walk along Lake City’s River Walk. Thanks to 31 participants, HAHS raised $1,200 for the care of animals in their foster homes, the society said. Sponsors Anytime Fitness and Lake Pepin Pet Clinic covered all the race...
Lake City Area Arts will host musician Lyzander at a Coffee House concert event at the Lake City Area Arts on May 26 at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. There’s a $5 admission charge and refreshments will be available. “Performing over 200 shows per year since 2011 - half of them as a solo act and...
Lincoln High School choir’s Pops concert last week included a performance of the Billy Joel song “Vienna” by Molly Fitterer (right), accomanied by Noah Wallerich (center) on piano, and Nate Stevenson (left) on the drums.
When the English three-speed touring bicycle group came through Lake City this year we were prepared. The group was formed almost twenty years ago when two friends (after a pint or two) decided to ride the Lake Pepin circuit from Red Wing to Wisconsin and back up from Wabasha. The group has...
University of Minnesota Extension will be offering Youth Tractor and Farm Safety Training at four locations across the state this summer, including Goodhue County.
The Lake City Tiger boys golf team had three events this past week. The weather was amazing all three days. The first event on Monday, May 13, at The Jewel Golf Club, the Tigers again placed 2nd overall as a team. On Tuesday, May 14, the Tigers competed in the third of four rounds of the HVL...
The Lake City varsity baseball team dropped a sectional game on Tuesday, May 14 to the Chatfield Gophers by a score of 4-3. Chatfield got things going in the top of the first by scoring one run off two hits and one Tiger error. That lead wouldn’t last long as Lake City got things going themselves...
In the final regular season match of the season the Lake City Tiger boys tennis team hosted the Lourdes Eagles. It was a great night for tennis and the Tigers fought hard but ultimately the Eagles took home the win. In singles play Elliot Lukes was defeated in the number one slot 0-6, 0-6,...
The Lake City Tigers varsity baseball team opened their week on Monday, May 13 with a loss to AAA Kasson by a score of 7-0. The Tigers struggled to get anything going offensively as they collected only three hits in seven innings. Colter Hegge led off the game with a single in the top of the...
The Lake City Historical Society (LCHS) is expecting some of our favorite people to come by Friday, May 24, during our Open Hours event at City Hall from noon to 3 p.m. Students from Mr. Heise’s AP U.S. History classes will visit us to become better acquainted with the City Hall, the LCHS...
“Weather presented challenges through most of the spring session for the 39 members of the Lake City High School Trap Team” said Head Coach Ross Freiheit. “But they faced down the challenges each Saturday morning and shot through the wind, rain and cold , experiencing a good and fun season.”...
Bruce Carlstrom and Jim Schreck spoke on behalf of the Lake City Community Foundation at the Lake City Rotary meeting. They showed an informational video highlighting the projects that the foundation has been able to contribute to and participate in to help support several various projects in...
I wonder why Jesus would save us if we don’t save Jesus. Our government has breached the separation between church and state. And now strives to dictate faith, morals and family structure. Scary cutbacks in public safety now trick us to seek government more than God. Our national motto is “In God...
I have been a part-time braces (suspenders) guy since age four. Of course, at that age it wasn’t really my idea to wear the “straps”. But I recall Grandpa Andersen always wore suspenders, so it was just fine having them hold my pants up too!
Power lifter Christy Rice of Lake City took first place in the Masters 1 60kg (132 lbs.) division at her most recent meet, the Master’s World Pro in Memphis, Tenn. on May 11, according to a news release. What was unique about this meet was that it was exclusively for 40 and older lifters. Master’...
Lake City is the fourth best fishing spot in the nation for Memorial Day weekend, according to the FishingBooker, an online platform for booking fishing guides.
Lake City’s Kiwanis club heard about Amanda Kvasnicka’s job as the Community Education Director at Lake City Public Schools. A Lake City native, she watched both her parents involvement in our community, so this work was something she felt called to do. She works out of Bluff View Elementary...
Lincoln High School has announced the April 2024 Students of the Month for grades seven through nine Two students from these grades are selected each month. April students include: • Seventh grade: Miranda Koehler and Elijah Finnigan • Eighth grade: Makenna Mueller and James Cooper • Ninth...
The Lake City Tiger varsity baseball team won its final regular season game on Saturday, May 18, against section foe Plainview-Elgin-Millville (PEM) by a score of 2-1. This win evened out the Tigers record at .500 (10-10). The Bulldogs struck first in the top of the third inning via back-to-back...
Class AAA’s No. 4 ranked East Ridge Raptors fired a 307 to edge Class AA’s No. 2 ranked Lake City Tigers (LC) 315 to win the Jewel Invite held at the Jewel Golf Club on May 15. Others scores in the 12 team event included: Owatonna 335, Austin 340, Lakeville South 341, Lakeville North 348, Pine...
Three members of Forward Bank joined Lake City Rotary Club Monday at Port 104 for one of Rotary’s weekly meetings. We learned from Jesscia Frahm that Forward Bank will be offering a lot of lending programs. Their current headquarters are in Marshfield, Wis., and Lake City will be one of...
Hispanic Inclusion of Lake City is having an event on Wednesday, May 29, to celebrate the accomplishments of the English learners graduating from Lincoln High School as members of the Class of 2024. The honorees, Lincoln High School seniors Beverly Lopez, Ingrid Lopez, Mariela Lopez, Noemi Lopez,...
The May gathering of the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) focused on all things about education. The scholarship luncheon was held at the Copper Mug Restaurant. Committee members Nancy Malcomson and Jean Harris indicated that 25 applications were received this spring.The 2024 recipient is Bailee...
Bluff View School Safety Patrol Members received their Certificates of Service and were treated to an afternoon at Hok-Si-La Park, including a picnic, on Wednesday, May 15. All Bluff View 6th graders have the opportunity to become a school safety patrol member at the start of each school year...

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