A vacant Frontenac filling station has reopened. 61 Express opened at the former Frontenac Station location on Highway 61 over the weekend of Dec. 9. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, a large sign went up on Highway 61 alerting motorists to the store. It’s the...
Bluff View Elementary School Assistant Principal Tracy Oliver says the recognition she’s receiving as one of the nation’s top assistant principals is a “huge honor,” but it isn’t hers alone. On Dec. 6, the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’...
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team split games again last week, with a heartbreaking loss to St. Charles in overtime Dec. 5 and a run away win over Lewiston-Altura Dec. 8.The Tiger girls traveled to Lewiston-Aultra on Dec. 8, with both teams...
It was a milestone night on Friday at Lincoln High School as Lake City blasted Chatfield 92-53 to improve to 4-0 for the fourth consecutive year.  The Tigers came up three points shy of tying a 46-year old school record for points in a game.  Lake...
Zumbro Falls’ two-day Christmas in Zumbro Falls festival attracted crowds for events and activities both indoors and out. Wagon rides, a vintage snowmobile show, a craft fair, a Santa visit and more brought people out Dec. 8 and 9.
Elwood Gnotke said that between delivery, take-out and people who ate at Bethany Lutheran Church, about 300 people were fed a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lake City-area churches, the Lake City Rotary Club and...
A vacant Frontenac filling station has reopened. 61 Express opened at the former Frontenac Station location on Highway 61 over the weekend of Dec. 9. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, a large sign went up on Highway 61 alerting motorists to the store. It’s the latest in a growing chain of “Express” stores...
The Lake City City Council Monday unanimously approved a 2018 budget and a tax levy increase of 3.5 percent over 2017. While there was general consensus on the amount of the budget, councilmembers picked out a few items to discuss as the various elements of the budget came to a vote and expressed...
Bluff View Elementary School Assistant Principal Tracy Oliver says the recognition she’s receiving as one of the nation’s top assistant principals is a “huge honor,” but it isn’t hers alone. On Dec. 6, the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) announced that Oliver had been...
The Lake City Tiger girls basketball team split games again last week, with a heartbreaking loss to St. Charles in overtime Dec. 5 and a run away win over Lewiston-Altura Dec. 8.The Tiger girls traveled to Lewiston-Aultra on Dec. 8, with both teams holding 1-2 records so far this season.   The...
—Photo by Dave Ender
It was a milestone night on Friday at Lincoln High School as Lake City blasted Chatfield 92-53 to improve to 4-0 for the fourth consecutive year.  The Tigers came up three points shy of tying a 46-year old school record for points in a game.  Lake City defeated Cannon Falls 95-71 on Feb. 19, 1971...
—Photo by Dave Ender
The Lake City Tiger boys basketball team overcame a sluggish start and cruised to a 70-41 victory over Lewiston-Altura last Thursday night at Lincoln High School.  Marc Kjos poured in 23 points to pace the Tigers, who defeated the Cardinals for a sixth straight time in the non-conference matchup.  ...
The Lake City High School concert bands will present their annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln auditorium.Performing  groups will include the junior, cadet, and senior bands. Featured music will include holiday favorites such as; “Sleigh Ride”, “Parade of the...
Marc Kjos, a standout guard for the Lake City High School basketball team, has committed to attend Jamestown College in Jamestown, North Dakota. Pictured with Kjos (seated) are (from left) Lake City High School basketball coach Greg Berge and Marc’s parents Mary Jo Kjos and Jason Kjos.
Zumbro Falls’ two-day Christmas in Zumbro Falls festival attracted crowds for events and activities both indoors and out. Wagon rides, a vintage snowmobile show, a craft fair, a Santa visit and more brought people out Dec. 8 and 9.
Elwood Gnotke said that between delivery, take-out and people who ate at Bethany Lutheran Church, about 300 people were fed a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lake City-area churches, the Lake City Rotary Club and Fiesta Foods. On Tuesday, Dec. 12,...
One department head and two employees at the City of Lake City’s electric utility were honored Monday, Dec. 11, at the City Council meeting. Public Works Director Scott Jensen marked 10 years, as did Jon Jablonski of the Lake City Electric Utility. Tom Kuchinka of Lake City Electric Utility was...
To the editor: This past Monday evening, family, friends and others who enjoy good music filled the auditorium of Lincoln High School to hear the Winter Choral Concert under the direction of Carey Kopp. From the moment the first of the five vocal groups stepped onto the stage dressed in their...
My heart is high. Not just figuratively, but literally. Eighty feet in the air and the wind is blowing hard causing the loose tin on the shed to clang together. My nose is running down the top arch of my lip and my hands are trembling. “Don’t look down!” is what my grandpa yells up at me. Only...
To the editor: Maybe you’ve seen the stark ads running on primetime television nationwide and right here in Minnesota. They are paid for by big tobacco, admitting that they have lied to Americans for decades about the dangers of their products. A court ordered them to run these ads to start to...
The public will have an opportunity to view and offer feedback on the current state of the Highway 61 reconstruction project at a public open house from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at City Hall. “No formal presentation is planned. City staff, (the Minnesota Department of Transportation...

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