The line to greet retiring Lake City Marina Administrator Mark Lutjen stretched into the entryway of the Lake City Yacht Club Saturday, June 9. The yacht club and Lake City Marina Board hosted the open house for Lutjen, whose last day with the...
Lake City City Council members Monday weighed in on what, if any, functional and aesthetic upgrades to make in conjunction with the Highway 61 reconstruction project. Representatives of the city’s design and engineering firm SEH presented three...
Thomas Huettl studies the green as he waits his turn at the state golf tournament.  His day one scores were 36-35 (71), one under par, for a three way tie for second.  On day two Huettl shot a 77 (39-38) to finish in a tie for 12th place in the 86-...
Two members of the Lake City girls golf team, Ava Wallerich and Marah Rothgarn, recently competed in the Class AA State Golf Tournament held at The Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan on June 12-13.On day one of the competition, both Tiger sophomores...
On May 31, the Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) awarded 15 grants to the Lake City school district. LCEF grants will support students in all grade levels throughout the 2018-19 school year and are valued at $10,254. Multiple corporate and...
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff enjoyed some fudge while presenting Paul and Jil Garry, owners of Treats and Treasures, with a plaque commemorating 25 years of business. Treats and Treasures is a shopping and retail store...
The line to greet retiring Lake City Marina Administrator Mark Lutjen stretched into the entryway of the Lake City Yacht Club Saturday, June 9. The yacht club and Lake City Marina Board hosted the open house for Lutjen, whose last day with the marina is June 30. Above, Lutjen (far right) talks with...
Thrice 18U Women’s Hockey world champion and reigning Miss Hockey Taylor Heise of Lake City will be the grand marshall of this year’s Water Ski Days parade. The daughter of Amy and Tony Heise, Taylor graduated from Red Wing High School this spring and will attend the University of Minnesota this...
Lake City City Council members Monday weighed in on what, if any, functional and aesthetic upgrades to make in conjunction with the Highway 61 reconstruction project. Representatives of the city’s design and engineering firm SEH presented three levels of investment created based on input from the...
Questionnaires from the Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA) are on their way to mailboxes and inboxes in the Lake City area. The EDA is trying to gauge public interest in and willingness to contribute financially toward a childcare center and community center. It’s the latest in a...
Lake City’s annual celebration of being the one true birthplace of water skiing runs Friday through Sunday. Michelle Larson, executive director of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, started in the position just before last year’s Water Ski Days. That event featured a re-configuration of the beer...
Thomas Huettl studies the green as he waits his turn at the state golf tournament.  His day one scores were 36-35 (71), one under par, for a three way tie for second.  On day two Huettl shot a 77 (39-38) to finish in a tie for 12th place in the 86-boy field in Class AA. Thomas is being watched by...
Two members of the Lake City girls golf team, Ava Wallerich and Marah Rothgarn, recently competed in the Class AA State Golf Tournament held at The Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan on June 12-13.On day one of the competition, both Tiger sophomores played solid rounds with Wallerich firing a 75 while...
Members of Bittersweet Garden Club of Lake City are shown after completing the replanting of the flowers and plants which honor all Gold Star Mothers and Veterans. The design of this new Memorial Park was carried out by Lake City’s Public Works Department by removing the shrubbery and the Gold...
The trio of Helen Wheeler Nelson (left), Polina Duchelle (center), and Liam Duchelle quickly discovered the replica water skis in the Water Ski Days replica hunt. They won $100 in Chamber Bucks.

To the editor A big thank you to Lake City Area Arts for sponsoring the Loudmouth Brass at Patton Park Wednesday evening. I noticed the library had a concert there last week as well. I can not think of a better place for people to gather for a nice evening of music. The park is so inviting and...
On May 31, the Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) awarded 15 grants to the Lake City school district. LCEF grants will support students in all grade levels throughout the 2018-19 school year and are valued at $10,254. Multiple corporate and individual partnerships were significant in making...
To the editor: It is with a heavy heart that I say, “goodbye” to you, Lake City. I have been a full time paramedic with Lake City Ambulance for approximately nine months, and although nine months doesn’t seem like that much time on paper, this job and the people I’ve worked with have meant so...
To the editor: The June 14th Sarah Hansen article “County Board delays decision on reopening of mine near Frontenac” about Doug Mahoney’s mining proposal is flawed. 1. The proposed site in Mr. Mahoney’s application does involve at least 20-30 percent of mining in the Bluff Impact Zone. 2. There...
The Tiger Marching Band has been on a roll with four parades this past week. The Tigers finished first in all four parades and entertained crowds as they paraded in Fridley, Owatonna, Buffalo and Winona.In addition to the first place finishes the Tiger Band also received caption awards for...
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff enjoyed some fudge while presenting Paul and Jil Garry, owners of Treats and Treasures, with a plaque commemorating 25 years of business. Treats and Treasures is a shopping and retail store open seven days a week offering a variety of items...
Police are investigating a bomb threat called in to the Alliance Bank branch in Lake City Tuesday, June 12. The call took place at 4:25 p.m., according to Lake City Police Sgt. Bill Weist in an email Wednesday. “There was a similar threat at the same time at the Alliance branch in Red Wing. The...

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