Lake City High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter took care of business at the Regional competition on Thursday, Jan. 5, when 8 members won state trips.
Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger told the school board at its Jan. 23 meeting that the district had received 105 responses so far to a survey seeking public input on the qualities and skills the school board should look for in his...
Six vehicles had to be towed out of the water at Frontenac Beach in Florence Township Saturday after falling through the Lake Pepin ice, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.
Lake City High School’s five dance teams will perform at a free public event at the high school Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. to celebrate Parents Night. Anyone is welcome to attend and cheer on the teams. Above, the varsity High Kick team performs at...
Bruce Carlstrom (left) and Jim Schreck (right) of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation (GLCCF) were the guest speakers at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting on Jan. 16. “(GLCCF) has been going on for 10 years now and they are doing wonderful...
Local photographer and filmmaker Ben Threinen took this photo of an immature red-tailed hawk waiting out the snowfall on the morning of Jan. 19. “Looks cold!” Threinen said.
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is again promoting a series of outdoor winter events it’s calling “WinterStüff.” “Ok, so we made up the word, but the fun is oh so real,” the Chamber writes on its website. “Join us in Lake City for a February of full-on fun on the lake, on the trails, and on the...
Six vehicles had to be towed out of the water at Frontenac Beach in Florence Township Saturday after falling through the Lake Pepin ice, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. “When deputies arrived there were approximately 15 vehicles that were parked just off the boat launch area on...
Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger told the school board at its Jan. 23 meeting that the district had received 105 responses so far to a survey seeking public input on the qualities and skills the school board should look for in his replacement. Of those, 10 came from community members or...
Lake City High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter took care of business at the Regional competition on Thursday, Jan. 5, when 8 members won state trips. Roughly 275 students from ten area schools competed at Regionals, which was held at Rochester Community and Technical...
Lake City Public School officials are investigating the possibility of beginning the school day earlier at Bluff View Elementary School. In his monthly report to the Lake City School Board at its Jan. 23 meeting, Bluff View Principal Eric Aeschlimann said Bluff View has about a half hour less...
Local photographer and filmmaker Ben Threinen took this photo of an immature red-tailed hawk waiting out the snowfall on the morning of Jan. 19. “Looks cold!” Threinen said.
Lake City High School’s five dance teams will perform at a free public event at the high school Monday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. to celebrate Parents Night. Anyone is welcome to attend and cheer on the teams. Above, the varsity High Kick team performs at Yellow Medicine on Jan. 21 (see related story).
Bruce Carlstrom (left) and Jim Schreck (right) of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation (GLCCF) were the guest speakers at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting on Jan. 16. “(GLCCF) has been going on for 10 years now and they are doing wonderful work,” the Rotary Club said in a news release. “They...
The Lake City Kiwanis Club has announced its January, 2023, students of the month. They are Lincoln High School students Grace Ackermann (left) and Liberty Heise (right). Both were nominated by the Lincoln High School English department.
Lake City Public Schools recognized the paraprofessionals working at Bluff View Elementary School and Lincoln High School this week as part of the statewide Paraprofessional Recognition Week. “Our paras are second to none and we couldn’t do this work without them,” Bluff View Principal Eric...
Lake City Police Chief Cory Kubista happened to be nearby when the railroad crossarms at Lyon Avenue in Lake City malfunctioned Friday, so he helped traffic across the railroad tracks to ease congestion. Canadian Pacific, which owns the rail line, was notified and sent maintenance personnel to fix...
VFW Auxiliary 8729 in Lake City has announced the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue! Youth in grades kindergarten through 12 can “showcase their talent, display their patriotism and express their creativity while competing for...
Hunter Lorenson fueled a 15-3 run over the final 3:12 as Lake City rallied past Byron 63-58 to remain unbeaten last Tuesday night. Lorenson scored eight points during crunch time before Keegan Ryan intercepted a pass and went in for a layup with 10 seconds to play to seal the victory as Lake City...
Frontenac State Park is inviting the public to “come enjoy an evening in Frontenac State Park by candlelight.” On Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., parkgoers can snowshoe, ski, or hike the trail along the bluff top with views of the Mississippi River Valley, lit by dozens of luminaries and...
Jaden Shones scored a career-high 29 points on 13 of 16 shooting as Lake City obliterated seventh-ranked La Crosse Aquinas 90-52 in the 2023 Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Border Battle in Prescott last Saturday. The Tigers turned in their most complete performance on just 15 hours rest to improve to 15-0...
In partnership with the Lake City Community Education, the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) will be hosting an in-person Home Stretch class on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Lake City. The class will be held at Bluff View Elementary...
A dominant second half helped Lake City rally past Cannon Falls 75-59 in Hiawatha Valley League action Friday night at Lincoln High School. The Tigers trailed 37-29 at halftime before opening the second half on a 23-2 run featuring one highlight reel play after another. Hunter Lorenson scored the...
On Friday, Jan. 20, the Tiger girls basketball team traveled to Cannon Falls. After connecting on a few first half three point baskets the Tigers were able to set up their pressure defense. This effort and great transition offense propelled the Tigers to a 25-20 first half advantage. The second...
On Tuesday night the Lake City Tiger girls played Byron at home, losing 59-42. Lake City got off to a slow start and quickly found themselves down in the 1st half. The second half had many similarities as the first. The Tigers continued to struggle with the pressure from the Bears, this...
Week two took the Lake City Tiger girls bowling team to Nordic Lanes in Rushford where they started the day by taking on Rochester Area Green.
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for all of their assistance over the last several years to help fund and support the Fourth of July fireworks. However, after much discussion and consideration, our organization...
The Lake City Community Choir will kick off its 2023 season with a rehearsal and informal gathering this Thursday, Jan. 26 (today), at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. This is open to singers of all ages, particularly those who enjoy being part of a fun, friendly group of local residents...
It was another successful weekend of competition for the Lake City Dance Team as they traveled four hours east to compete at Yellow Medicine this past Saturday, Jan. 21. The competition represented 20 of the best Class A High Kick and Jazz dance teams. The Lake City Varsity Kick team placed...
The Lake City Environmental Learning Program (ELP) has scheduled an interest meeting for Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Lake City Public Library. The Lake City ELP is a local youth program that has been in a hiatus since March 2020 when COVID-19 closed many thriving programs, according to a news...
There is to be a euchre tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Lake City VFW. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Play starts at 1 p.m. The entry fee is $5. The Lake City VFW is located at 115 N. Franklin St., Lake City.
On Saturday afternoon the Lake City Tiger girls basketball team traveled to the Mayo Civic Center Arena for the Hiawatha Valley League - Three Rivers Showdown. Here they lost to the Plainview-Elgin-Millville (PEM) Bulldogs 55-52. After connecting on 3 first half three point baskets the Tigers...
The Lake City Historical Society (LCHS) will be hosting an Open Hours event this Friday, Jan. 27 in the second floor ballroom of City Hall from noon to 3 p.m. The LCHS introduced these events this month as a means to engage more people with Lake City history—either through access and guidance to...
Lincoln High School alum Marc Kjos has scored his 1,000th point for the University of Jamestown (N.D.) Jimmies men’s basketball team, according to the school. Kjos hit the milestone in a game against Briar Cliff University on Jan. 11. He scored 14 points and was 4-of-5 on three pointers in the...
The Lake City Public Library will be hosting free kids’ fitness programs in February. The programs are available for any child age seven and up and are for all fitness levels. Programs will take place at the library and run from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 2, 9, and 16. Feb. 2 will be Yoga with...
On Friday, Jan. 27, the students of St. John’s Lutheran School and Roots to Wings Learning Center will present their annual Living History Night. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary where the Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes will regale guests with facts about two little-known but...
Looking back, I would have to admit to being a timid youngster, and evidently it showed. Even the resident barn yard rooster knew I was no threat. Whenever the fowl spotted me, he charged, sending me on a wobbly run for the safety of the house. This terrorist activity only lasted a few months...
The cast and crew of the Lincoln High School One Act Play will be competing in their Subsection Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 1 p.m. at Wabasha-Kellogg High School. The top two performances will move on to Section Competition. One Act Play is a Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL)...
The Pistol Whippin Party Penguins bring their Americana sounds to WideSpot in Wabasha on Saturday, January 28. Their music features country, bluegrass, blues and rock influences, highlighted by four part harmonies. WideSpot is located in Wabasha’s Broadway Theater at 611 Broadway Avenue...
Lake City Area Arts has announced that LP and the 45s will be the band for the arts organization’s annual winter dance fundraiser. The band plays hits from the vinyl era. The dance will be Feb. 4 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club, 2200 S. Oak St., Lake City. Admission is $20...

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