An eagle that appeared to have been struck by a vehicle in Lake City on Oct. 16 has died. James Rainwater of Lake City said a woman discovered the injured bird shortly before noon near the center median on the 1000 block of North Lakeshore Drive....
Rich Majerus didn’t choose to join the family business, Majerus Garage in Bellechester. At least not right away. “I was thrust into it,” he said. The year was 1972 and Majerus was on the cusp of high school graduation. “The day of my high school...
A crew from John Wingert House Moving slides a 50-foot beam beneath the house at 215 W. Center Street in Lake City on Oct. 16. The City of Lake City purchased the house, which is right next to City Hall, in 2013 and used it to house out-of-town...
The Lake City Tiger eighth grade volleyball team took first place in the Cannon Falls Tournament this past weekend.  They beat Randolph, Cannon Falls and Goodhue in pool play.  This gave the team a chance to play in the championship match against...
The Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City, which celebrated its 12th year of business this month of October, recently donated a total of $9,000 to various student programs at Lincoln High School and to early childhood development. This makes a total...
The Lake City girls tennis doubles tandem of Ashley Thieren and Ava Wallerich earned a spot in the doubles competition at the state tournament following a second place finish in Section 1A on Tuesday.They won their semifinal  match against third...
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Department of Transportation, City of Lake City officials -- Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols estimates about 22 people attended a meeting at the Army Corps’ St. Paul Offices Nov. 10...
An eagle that appeared to have been struck by a vehicle in Lake City on Oct. 16 has died. James Rainwater of Lake City said a woman discovered the injured bird shortly before noon near the center median on the 1000 block of North Lakeshore Drive. The woman waited with the injured bird for about a...
Rich Majerus didn’t choose to join the family business, Majerus Garage in Bellechester. At least not right away. “I was thrust into it,” he said. The year was 1972 and Majerus was on the cusp of high school graduation. “The day of my high school graduation, the guy that was working for my dad...
On the occasion of her 103rd birthday recently, High Street House resident Catherine Redmond (pictured) shared what she considers the reason for her longevity and some advice for young people. “In my youth I was very active outdoors, rode ponies, walked, ran, skated on the ice – a real tomboy. Also...
A crew from John Wingert House Moving slides a 50-foot beam beneath the house at 215 W. Center Street in Lake City on Oct. 16. The City of Lake City purchased the house, which is right next to City Hall, in 2013 and used it to house out-of-town ambulance service personnel. When the new public...
The 1972 Webster’s Dictionary describes “Curmudgeon” to mean “An avaricious, churlish fellow; a miser; a cantankerous fellow.” This Curmudgeon has been writing an editorial column since 1972. First in the Dodge County Independent published in Kasson, Minn. and later in the Rochester Free Press and...
Contract manufacturer Pepin Manufacturing, Inc., recently broke ground on a new 18,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Wabasha, a move the company attributes to double-digit sales growth in recent years. Expected to open in 2018, the new plant, located at 400 Commerce Drive in Wabasha, will...
The second and final informational meeting on the proposed Bluff View Elementary School expansion project is Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at Bluff View Elementary School. Voters will decide Nov. 7 whether to allow the district to bond $12 million to pay for the project, which officials say will...
To the editor: The suggestion in a recent letter that property owners who don’t have children in school should pay a lower tax rate was jaw-dropping. We have all benefited from the public school system that was paid for by our parents and grandparents and countless citizens who had no students in...
Elmentary School Lake City has a strong tradition of supporting the needs of our school district. Many people are wondering why more space is needed at Bluff View Elementary School. Bluff View was originally built in 1975 and 20 years later, in 1995, additional classrooms and gym space were added...
To the editor: You may have noticed signs around town saying “Yes for Kids.” Well don’t let anyone convince you that it’s yes for kids. It’s yes for parents who would rather have some one else pay for their childcare/daycare. [Editor’s note: Both the school district’s pre-kindergarten...
To the editor: In reading the recent Graphic I noted Dan Coyle’s question to the city’s recent famed visitor Rudy Maxa as to the best slogan for the city publicity.  Rudy commented on “Birthplace of Waterskiing” versus  the recently created “Minnesota’s South Shore”. My encouragement is for the...
The Lake City Tiger cross country ended their regular season in a downpour in Austin Oct. 10.  Due to the driving rain, the whole meet was combined into one 300 runner race over 5K.  The cross country team came away with a second in the girls’ varsity race to number one ranked Stewartville, but...
The Lake City girls tennis doubles tandem of Ashley Thieren and Ava Wallerich earned a spot in the doubles competition at the state tournament following a second place finish in Section 1A on Tuesday.They won their semifinal  match against third seeded Molly Beldal and Maria Topel from Rochester...
Friends of the Florence Town Hall will host a Florence Township History Fair on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded. There is no entrance charge. The 2 p.m. program will feature Chuck Richardson talking about his trips to Cuba in recent...

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