Jason DeVinny is Lake City’s newest city council member. The council voted 4-2 at its meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, to appoint DeVinny to the seat the late Mary Lou Waltman resigned in January. The term expires in January of 2021 and will be up for...
After being rescheduled from Thursday due to Mother Nature, the Lake City Tiger wrestlers took down the state-ranked Goodhue Wildcats Friday night in their closest match of the season. Ending the match with a final score of 33-32, the Tigers clawed...
The Lake City Tigers high kick dance team took first place at the Section 1A Championship Meet Saturday, Feb. 9 in Lake City.  Dancers and coaches with their trophy, front row, from left: Manager Jade Singleton, Deidre Lutjen, Lindsey Fick, Karlie...
With the seemingly neverending string of snow events, the Lake City Fire Department is reminding residents to keep nearby fire hydrants accessible to firefighters in case of emergency. The department recommends shoveling snow in a three-foot radius...
It was cold Saturday, Feb. 9, for the Frontenac Sportsmen Club ice fishing contest, but they fished anyway. Pictured are children’s ice fishing contest winners Isaac Kosek, (0.75 pound crappie), Caden Berg (0.35 pound crappie), and Lailah Drew (0.3...
With his team down by one and time expiring, Lake City sophomore Drew Kubista made a three pointer to give the Tigers junior varsity basketball team a 48-46 overtime victory over Kasson-Mantorville Friday night. Kubista’s teammates joined him on the...
There’s plenty of ice on Lake Pepin for Saturday’s Lake City Sportsman’s Club Ice Fishing Contest. Unfortunately it, like virtually everything else in the area, is covered by a deep layer of snow. “It’ll be quite an effort this week of shoveling and plowing,” said Amy Brinkman of the Sportsman’s...
The Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA) is coordinating an information-gathering field trip to the Northfield YMCA this President’s Day, Monday, Feb. 18. A volunteer from Northfield will meet Lake City community members at 6 p.m. The tour is estimated to be less than an hour. The purpose...
Jason DeVinny is Lake City’s newest city council member. The council voted 4-2 at its meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, to appoint DeVinny to the seat the late Mary Lou Waltman resigned in January. The term expires in January of 2021 and will be up for election in 2020. DeVinny was one of three...
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners has narrowed its search for a new county administrator down to two finalists. Brian Buhmann, human services director in Freeborn County and Theresa Arrick-Kruger, Human Resources director/facilities manager in Houston County, will be interviewed by the...
After being rescheduled from Thursday due to Mother Nature, the Lake City Tiger wrestlers took down the state-ranked Goodhue Wildcats Friday night in their closest match of the season. Ending the match with a final score of 33-32, the Tigers clawed their way to victory with pins from Jon Harvey (...
The Lake City Tigers high kick dance team took first place at the Section 1A Championship Meet Saturday, Feb. 9 in Lake City.  Dancers and coaches with their trophy, front row, from left: Manager Jade Singleton, Deidre Lutjen, Lindsey Fick, Karlie Dankers, Karlee Fick and Manager Maddie Gates;...
Tim Jackson, Wabasha County’s environmental resources technician, spoke to the Lake City Kiwanis club about invasive species at the club’s Feb. 6 meeting. His message for preventing the spread of invasive species is “Clean, Drain, and Dry.”
It was cold Saturday, Feb. 9, for the Frontenac Sportsmen Club ice fishing contest, but they fished anyway. Pictured are children’s ice fishing contest winners Isaac Kosek, (0.75 pound crappie), Caden Berg (0.35 pound crappie), and Lailah Drew (0.3 pound crappie). Adult results were: First place,...
With the seemingly neverending string of snow events, the Lake City Fire Department is reminding residents to keep nearby fire hydrants accessible to firefighters in case of emergency. The department recommends shoveling snow in a three-foot radius around the hydrant and out to the street, as shown...
To the editor: With Lake City’s Winterfest in the frosted rear view mirror, I am compelled to share some kind thoughts and good tidings. We are a fortunate community, indeed, to have so many talented and generous people, companies, city departments, and organizations at our disposal. It’s a...
Lincoln High School eighth grade student Alex Howard has qualified for the regional final spelling bee, the last step before the national bee. Howard and fellow eighth Addie Greer both competed in theregional semi-final spelling bee on Monday, Feb. 11. Howard finished fifth out of 37 contestants....
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on a revised plan for the intersection of County Highway 4 and 27, and Minnesota Hwy. 42 on Feb. 5. County Engineer Dietrich Flesch had drawn up an alternate plan for the intersection and he was present to gather public input...
Two benefits are planned for “Team Emily,” an effort to offset medical expenses for the family of a Lake City native undergoing treatment for brain cancer. Emily (Olson) Freiermuth, 41, was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor on Dec. 9. She had surgery to remove the tumor on Deb. 14 and is now...
To the editor: With the untimely and unfortunate resignation of the late Mary Lou Waltman, our city council and mayor had the opportunity to seat a new voice of Lake City’s residents. With the past elections still fresh in our minds it should have been an easy choice for them to make. With three...
A head-on collision between a semi tractor-trailer and a pickup truck on Feb. 8 killed two and injured one. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, driver Gary Dean Johnson, 58, of Lake City, and his passenger, Cheryl Ann Schleicher, 59, of Lake City, were southbound on Highway 61 south of Lake...
Twenty-three residents of the Lake City area returned Feb. 1 from a five-day leadership retreat, the first segment of an eight-day training provided by the Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP). The team also will participate in three follow-up workshops. A program of the Grand Rapids-based...
With winter weather continuing to wreak havoc on game schedules across the state of Minnesota, the Lake City boys’ basketball team has managed to play just once in the past 10 days.  The Tigers dominated defensively and breezed to an easy 65-38 win at Lincoln High School on Friday night over Kasson...
The Lake City Tigers girls basketball team had back-to-back games this week as they traveled to Kenyon-Wanamingo (K-W) on Saturday, Feb. 9, for a make-up game missed a couple of weeks ago due to weather.  The Tigers scored first but K-W kept it close and the Knights Riley Dummer was hot from beyond...
Marvin Howatt, a charter member of the Cliff and Coulee Snowmobile Club of Lake City, was presented an award for 40 years as the Wabasha County trail coordinator on Feb. 2, at the club’s annual Christmas party. John Dose, also a charter member, presented Marvin with the award.Howatt worked with...

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