A reception is planned July 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. to celebrate the opening of the 2019 Lake City Marina art exhibit, “A Moment in Time.” People can view original art from area artists, meet the artists and even purchase art.
Mitchel Medvec was on a basketball bus in eighth grade when he saw something that changed his life. Bored, he scraped away the ice forming on the window. Outside he saw the sun ringed with rainbows.
Among the pro riders in sponsored teams in the 450cc class at the Spring Creek Nationals Saturday will be a Lake City man trying to ride his way back into the finals after an eight-year absence.
Jeremy Watters set four personal records and lifted a total of 1,320 pounds at the USA Powerlifting Central Regionals Championship in Bloomington, Minn. on Sunday, July 14.  
This photo came from Erik Fridell, the UPS delivery driver in Lake City. “This is a shot I took with my iPhone across from the 800 block of N. Lakeshore around 5:30 p.m. after yesterday’s quick deluge,” he wrote in an email July 10.
The Lake City Photography Club meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Lake City Public Library. Each month members participate in a photo challenge. The challenge for June was to take photos of anything with a face.
Mitchel Medvec was on a basketball bus in eighth grade when he saw something that changed his life. Bored, he scraped away the ice forming on the window. Outside he saw the sun ringed with rainbows. The rings, known as sun halos, appear when light is refracted through ice crystals in the clouds at...
Among the pro riders in sponsored teams in the 450cc class at the Spring Creek Nationals Saturday will be a Lake City man trying to ride his way back into the finals after an eight-year absence. To earn one of the 40 spots in the finals, Nick Jackson will need to have one of the 36 fastest lap...
During a budget presentation from city staff showing a possible 4.58 percent increase in the city property tax levy on June 10, Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols said he’d like to see that number come down. “Last year we had an increase of 3.6 percent,” he said. “I would like to see us tow that line....
Highway 61 motorists will encounter a detour for construction between Lake City and Reads Landing beginning July 15, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).Rochester Sand and Gravel, a MnDOT contractor, is replacing culverts at three locations along Highway 61 between Lake...
My name is Dr. Emerson Schultz. I am an astrobiologist, currently carrying out the Parallax Mission in the Sirius binary star system. Due to a series of unfortunate events, I am one of three lone survivors of the original 12 crew members. Astrophysicist Catherine Yang, engineer Aaron Powell, and I...
A state of emergency was declared by the Goodhue County Board on Wednesday, July 10, due to the flooding on June 28-29 in Pine Island. The brief meeting was called because the county’s threshold for the State Disaster Program exceeds $87,285.87. Severe thunderstorms on June 28 brought 3 to 4...
Creative Minds Print Shop in Lake City has been acquired and has a new name. Creative Minds will operate as Allegra Marketing Print Mail to reflect its expanded capabilities in print, marketing and branding.
A new scholarship aimed at students who plan to attend a vocational or technical school will debut next year at Lincoln High School’s Awards Night. The endowed scholarship is managed by the Greater Lake City Community Foundation. Banks Heating and Air Conditioning of Lake City is making a...
To the editor: Last Monday’s City Council meeting again addressed the future for the former Public Safety property. Whether the existing structure has a viable use has been summarized as “no.” But the Council is weighing selling the building for some undetermined use when the downtown as a whole,...
To the editor: Most residents, and I expect all renting trailer lots from Lake City, understand the city is a business with real competition. Most know a very small portion of Ohuta Park and the trailer point is being considered for changes to enhance and strengthen Lake City. Readers should...
The Wabasha County Fair has begun again at the county fairgrounds outside Wabasha. The annual fair features food, farm animals, inflatables, circus performers, competitions, and more. Admission is free. Parking is $4 per day or $7 for a multi-day pass good throughout this year’s fair. A new...

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