It was a bit chilly Saturday during the skating and kiting party at the beach at the pier concourse turnaround, but lots of people still turned out to skate, fly a kite, warm up by the bonfire, eat s’mores, listen to Toto’s “Africa” and socialize...
On Jan. 18, Mya Shones became the all time girls leading rebounder for the Lake City Tigers. Grace Bany, who graduated last year, held this title before Shones. Shones currently has 947 total rebounds.
Staff at the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) has recommended the Underwood Terrace low-income housing project for approval by the agency’s board.
On Saturday and Sunday, the public got its first look at a series of photographs of Lake City’s business community taken by the Lake City Photography Club.
In December the faith formation classes at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church participated in an Advent challenge. The challenge was to see which grade could bring in the most food for the food shelf. The winner would get a pizza party.
The Suckow family and Thrivent Financial donated early learning toys the Lake City Public Schools preschool program as well as “Live Generously” t-shirts for the students in their son Rhett’s classroom.
On Jan. 18, Mya Shones became the all time girls leading rebounder for the Lake City Tigers. Grace Bany, who graduated last year, held this title before Shones. Shones currently has 947 total rebounds. Shones is at center in the front row with current and former teammates.-Photo by Michelle Bremer
It was a bit chilly Saturday during the skating and kiting party at the beach at the pier concourse turnaround, but lots of people still turned out to skate, fly a kite, warm up by the bonfire, eat s’mores, listen to Toto’s “Africa” and socialize under mostly sunny skies. It was one of the first...
On Saturday and Sunday, the public got its first look at a series of photographs of Lake City’s business community taken by the Lake City Photography Club. Called “A Snapshot of Lake City” the aim of the show is to capture the state of commerce in Lake City as the city celebrates its 150th...
Staff at the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) has recommended the Underwood Terrace low-income housing project for approval by the agency’s board. If approved, the project would be eligible to use low-income housing tax credits to attract private investment to help finance the project.
Joe White (pictured) and Dan Coyle rode fat tire bikes bikes along a path through the Jewel Golf Club last weekend. The club will play host to the Fired Up Fat Bike Ride on Saturday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. This year will be a free event with a similar course to previous years, but there...
The Suckow family and Thrivent Financial donated early learning toys the Lake City Public Schools preschool program as well as “Live Generously” t-shirts for the students in their son Rhett’s classroom. As a Thrivent insurance policy holder, Samantha Suckow is allowed to direct Thrivent Action Team...
In December the faith formation classes at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church participated in an Advent challenge. The challenge was to see which grade could bring in the most food for the food shelf. The winner would get a pizza party. “The kids did such a great job that everyone got pizza,” the...
St. John’s Lutheran School participated in a VFW Auxiliary 8729 Americanism coloring art contest. Winners for grades one and two were: Julianna Laska - first, and Hazel Luhmann - second. Nick Olson won first prize in grades three and four. Charlie Knudsen won second. Joseph Gonzales won first...
Lake City won its eighth straight conference game leading from start to finish in a 56-44 win over Goodhue at Lincoln High School last Friday night. Justin Wohlers scored 19 points, including five three-point field goals as the Tigers have now defeated the Wildcats nine straight times in the...
The Hiawatha Animal Humane Society is temporarily out of adoptable pets. So instead of a pet of the week, this week, I have a clipping I would like to share from theguardiansofrescue.org. Foods that will help our wild friends during cold weather: • Uncooked oats • Cereal • Cooked rice (ideally...
This week the Tiger wrestling team competed in a Friday night quadrangular at Stewartville and followed that up with a “four-dual day” at the Titan Duals at Tartan High School. On Friday the quad opened with Lake City facing Hiawatha Valley League and Section 1AA opponent, Stewartville. 106...
On Jan. 18 the Lake City Tiger girls basketball team hosted the Byron Bears at home for the second match up of the season. Byron won the first matchup between the two and the Tigers were looking for a win on the second go around. Byron got a quick lead over the Tigers then Mya Shones had a nice...
This past month the fourth grade students started learning about the American Revolutionary War. They learned that one of the main reasons for the war was that the English citizens of the American colonies did not have any representation in London, England at Parliament – the ruling legislative...
For the second time in as many weeks a game was decided on the final shot as Lake City edged Byron 65-64 on the road in an overtime thriller last Monday.
Emergency services responded to a call on Frontenac Pond the morning of Jan. 21 of a male passed out in a running vehicle. According to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, one of the responding agencies, the person was just having a nap in the vehicle.  
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a new Zoom event “All You Need is Love…and Chocolate!” with Margo Yotter, former owner of Rustic. This event takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 10 a.m., “just in time for Valentine’s Day,” the library said in a news release. This demo includes...
We would like to thank all the Lake City businesses and families that helped sponsor us by allowing us to join the rest of the Just for Kix girls from around the country.
Dear Lake City Fire Chief Dan Patterson, It is with deep gratitude that we recognize the excellent work of the Lake City Fire Department. It was our property on Park Street that caught fire from an errant space heater. Your department’s outstanding, quick and thorough fire fighting prevented the...
For the second game of the week for the Tigers they took to the road to Goodhue for a rematch against the Wildcats on Friday, Jan. 21. Just coming off a loss to the Byron Bears the Tigers were ready for the Wildcats and hoping to come up with a win.
On Saturday, Jan. 22 the Lake City Tigers girls bowling team traveled down river to Winona for the second week of competition. They started out the day taking on Wabasha Black where they won the match four games to one. The Tigers were led by junior Resa Laqua who was 100% on the day. She was...
If you were not at the Saturday, Jan. 15 concert at Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) you missed out on a fabulous musical event. A trio of musicians headed by PK Mayo provided two hours of non-stop American music that represents country, rock and roll, blues, and folk. The musicians offered high...
A former area pastor has written a book about his great grandmother’s journey from Germany to Minnesota. Rev. Stephen Kurtzahn, who retired from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Frontenac and Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Florence in 2018, recently published his book, “No Enduring City: A Story of...
Five for Food, an initiative of the Greater Lake City Community Foundation for the Lake City Food Shelf, begins its eighth year on Feb. 14. The drive will end on March 31. Returning sponsors have stepped forward with contributions from $500 to $1,000 for a total of $17,000. The sponsors’ funds...
A major item on the Agenda of the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners for their regular meeting on Jan. 18 had been to make a decision regarding which of the two qualified applicants to select for the broadband consultant proposal. However, following discussion, when the time came for the vote,...
Lake City’s Planning Commission’s role is to review all development proposals set forth within the zoning and subdivision regulations. To those not aware, their Jan. 4 meeting was turned into a one-ring circus by the Lake City council member serving as a liaison to the Planning Commission,...

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