Scenes from the Patton Park holiday lighting event on Nov. 26.
Lake City instrumental music teachers Eric Stashek and Willy Leafblad are using a unique staff development arrangement to share and hone their teaching skills.
Lake City High School cross country runners collected several Hiawatha Valley League conference and state awards. All State honorees are Olivia Yotter and Jacey Majerus. Eric Anderson was Academic All State.
Once again, two local businesses donated over $500 to the Lake City Athletic Booster Club (LCABC) by sponsoring touchdowns and interceptions at the Lake City Tiger football games.
Al Thompson of the local Packing for the Weekend program was at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting on Monday, Nov. 28 to accept a $2,000 donation to the program from the club. Packing for the Weekend provides weekend meals to low-income families with...
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation (GLCCF) has once again given a grant to the Peters Memorial Fund (PMF) in the amount of $2000.
Scenes from the Patton Park holiday lighting event on Nov. 26.
Lake City instrumental music teachers Eric Stashek and Willy Leafblad are using a unique staff development arrangement to share and hone their teaching skills. On Oct. 19, Dover-Eyota instrumental music teacher Ryan Anderson visited Lake City. Leafblad and Stashek went to Dover-Eyota on Nov. 21....
On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake City Police Department—with assistance with from the Southeastern Minnesota Narcotics Task Force—conducted several search warrants within the city of Lake City, according to the sheriff’s office. Zach Bleimeyer, 30, and Noah...
All year, probably in more than a 150 ways, people have been celebrating the City of Lake City’s 150th anniversary. And the driving force behind many of those celebrations has been the Lake City 150th Celebration Committee. On Saturday, Dec. 10, the committee is throwing a free dance party at the...
The local Christmas season kicked off semi-officially with a local shopping event, Santa parade, and Patton Park lighting organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. The season continues at local retailers, along with a bevy of special shopping and holiday events in the coming weeks. Today (...
The Villa Maria has announced that 30 guest rooms will become available for overnight stays in 2023. The event and wedding venue at the former convent and girls school in Old Frontenac opened this year. More information about Villa Maria is available at villamariamn.com.-Graphic file photo
Al Thompson of the local Packing for the Weekend program was at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting on Monday, Nov. 28 to accept a $2,000 donation to the program from the club. Packing for the Weekend provides weekend meals to low-income families with children in the area. He’s pictured at left with...
Once again, two local businesses donated over $500 to the Lake City Athletic Booster Club (LCABC) by sponsoring touchdowns and interceptions at the Lake City Tiger football games. Schurhammer Real Estate donates $25 per touchdown and Jacob Schumacher Construction donates $25 for each interception...
Lake City High School cross country runners collected several Hiawatha Valley League conference and state awards. All State honorees are Olivia Yotter and Jacey Majerus. Eric Anderson was Academic All State. All Conference honorees were (pictured, from left) Yotter, Natalie Gates, Majerus, Peyton...
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation (GLCCF) has once again given a grant to the Peters Memorial Fund (PMF) in the amount of $2000. This grant will be used for students at Bluff View Elementary School to help pay for their snack/milk costs for the year, as well as Care Pantry items (hygiene...
Wabasha County Commissioners on Nov. 15 approved a public sale date for land forfeited to the state of Minnesota due to non-payment of taxes. County Chief Deputy Auditor/Treasurer Francie Warren will hold the sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20 in the Commissioner’s Room at the Wabasha County...
Lincoln High School student athletes who participated in fall activities teams were recently recognized for their achievement in the classroom as well as their participation in league sponsored activities. This recognition program is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and is called...
The annual Christmas in Zumbro Falls celebration sponsored by the Zumbro Falls Lioness Lions will be Saturday, Dec. 10, in Zumbro Falls. This year’s celebration includes a breakfast with santa, kids activities, wreath making, a chili feed, a vintage snowmobile show, bingo, a Christmas puzzle party...
On Sunday, Nov. 20, Wabasha County 4-H hosted our annual Awards Banquet at the Millville American Legion. We honored the outstanding 4-H youth and volunteers who have served our community over the past year. We also honored 4-H members who submitted records detailing the process behind their county...
Lincoln High School recognized 10 students in grades 10-12 as “Standout Students” for first quarter of the 2022-23 school year. Standout Students are recognized by their classroom teachers at the end of each quarter in one of six categories (Growth, Achievement, Attitude, Effort, Respect, or...
We are writing to add our support to the discussion about creating a dog park for the citizens of Lake City in 2023. We feel this is an amenity that is hugely needed in Lake City. There are over 900 dogs in Lake City (more dogs than minor children!) and there is nowhere for them to be able to...
Santa is coming to the soup and chili luncheon hosted by the Mazeppa Area Historical Society on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Mazeppa Community Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees can eat soup and chili prepared by Charlie’s Eatery, Rochester, plus the extras and dessert for a free will donation...
State Rep. Barb Haley was one of the recipients of a “Good Neighbor Volunteers” recognition “for impact their relationships have had and are having on the lives of individuals with disabilities” at a November event at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club, according to the Great River Homes.
Several area residents competed at the 2022 National Corn Husking Contest recently held in Good Hope, Ill. There are nine states that trade off having the yearly contest. To qualify for nationals, the huskers must place in the top three of a state contest. The 41st Annual State Corn Husking...
Emma Berger will be among the performers at this year’s Christmas in Christ Chapel at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. The production includes more than 350 performers and combines music, dance, and theatrical presentations. Performances are Dec. 2 to Dec. 4. Tickets are available at...
Saturday, Dec. 3, Lake City Area Arts is having an open house for the public from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. and we will celebrate Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus Day. We will honor the memory of John and Marie Lewis with their family. Please come and join us for refreshments and good cheer. John and Marie took...
I would like to take a moment to recognize a group of people who help to make Lake City a wonderful place to call home: The Friends of the Lake City Public Library.
In this season of giving and gratitude, I am inspired by how generously the people in our region showed up on Give to the Max day, which was Nov. 17 this year. In just five days, over $85k was raised by Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s (SMIF) 30 community foundations. As a donor myself, I...
St. Mark’s Community Supper for the month of December will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Diners will have a choice of three kinds of chili—regular, white or vegetarian—with sides of cornbread and crackers, along with desserts and beverages.

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