The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an information open house today (Thursday, Feb. 20) to learn about the stages of the Lake City 2020 reconstruction project and detours that will take place. The meeting is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in...
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club held its annual ice fishing contest Saturday.
Established in 1988, the award, popularly known as the Triple “A” Award, recognizes and rewards high school seniors from across the state for their achievements in the classroom, the arts and athletics.
Aaron Burns (left) bowled the first 300 game of his career on Feb. 12 at Port 104 in Lake City. Mark Anderson, at right, also rolled a 300 game that night. Burns finished with a 660 total for the series. Anderson’s series total was 715. Burns and...
Former Lincoln High School student Stephanie Shimp and her business partner David Burley received the Outstanding Restaurateur award at the Charlie Awards on Feb. 9 at Pantages Theater in Minneapolis.
The Lake City Tigers wrestling team hosted Byron last Thursday night in the first round of the Section 1AA Team Tournament.  
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold an information open house today (Thursday, Feb. 20) to learn about the stages of the Lake City 2020 reconstruction project and detours that will take place. The meeting is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Lake City Council Chambers, 205 W. Center St...
No bids were submitted on over 70 acres of farmland owned by the City of Lake City by the Jan. 24 deadline, City Administrator Rob Keehn told the city council at its Feb. 10 meeting. The city originally purchased the land in Lake Township as a place to spread material from its sewage treament...
Marching On for Paul is a group of friends and family that has come together in honor of Paul Holland, the much loved Lincoln High School band director and active community member, to support him in his battle with stomach cancer.
The Lake City City Council on Feb. 10 approved a design and engineering contract with WSB for Ohuta Park. WSB is the firm that helped the city produce the Ohuta Beach Special Area Plan approved by the council. In addition, the contract calls for WSB to provide the city with bid packages covering...
Precinct caucuses in Minnesota will take place Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Locations for precincts in the Lake City School District and some others can be found below. People can also find their caucus location using their address or zip code on the state caucus finder website: https://caucusfinder...
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club held its annual ice fishing contest Saturday. “This year’s event went very well,” Sportsman’s Club member Amy Brinkman said. “We were fortunate to have beautiful weather and a great crowd. This year we had over 120 kids participate in our Kids Fishing Contest, and it...
Established in 1988, the award, popularly known as the Triple “A” Award, recognizes and rewards high school seniors from across the state for their achievements in the classroom, the arts and athletics. To qualify for the award, students must have a “B” or better grade point average and participate...
Aaron Burns (left) bowled the first 300 game of his career on Feb. 12 at Port 104 in Lake City. Mark Anderson, at right, also rolled a 300 game that night. Burns finished with a 660 total for the series. Anderson’s series total was 715. Burns and Anderson are teammates. It’s believed to be the...
Semcac, a community action agency serving southeastern Minnesota, has funds available through Minnesota Housing for housing rehabilitation loans for eligible homeowners in Goodhue, Wabasha and other counties. This loan is a 0 percent interest rate loan (no monthly payments) with a 15-year term or...
Goodhue County Auditor/Treasurer Brian Anderson oversees and administers the county’s election process. He answered questions about Minnesota’s presidential primary and what voters should know about it. What is the difference between a presidential primary and a caucus?
Former Lincoln High School student Stephanie Shimp and her business partner David Burley received the Outstanding Restaurateur award at the Charlie Awards on Feb. 9 at Pantages Theater in Minneapolis. Here is the official description of the outstanding restaurateur category: “Not all the magic...
Roger Kittelson pledges to put agricultural know-how and other life experiences to work for Minnesota Senate District 21 residents. The rural Goodhue resident announced his candidacy Monday. Describing himself as an Independent Democrat, he said he has spoken with both parties about his candidacy...
On Feb. 1 Destination Lake City (DLC), the Jewel Golf Course and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce sponsored the second annual Winterfest Golf Event that was held on Lake Pepin. The event had an excellent turnout of more than 250 participants who enjoyed playing outdoor golf on the ice and snow...
Over a period of my 80 years of life, one begins to understand the make-up and wisdom of organizations. These organizations could consist of industry firms, political entities, non-profit groups such as civic, religious and veteran’s organizations. Over the course of time, emerges the “Silo...
—Photos by Dave Ender
The Lake City Tigers wrestling team hosted Byron last Thursday night in the first round of the Section 1AA Team Tournament.  
Last weekend the Lake City Tigers girls bowling team hosted the Southeast Conference for their home meet. Lake City Black bowled Wabasha-Kellogg in their first match losing 4-1. Jolee Weyer led the team with a 70 percent fill percentage. In their second match, Black would give No. 3 ranked...
—Photos by Michelle Bremer
The Lake City Tigers girls basketball team ended their regular season with a 84-45 win over Lewiston-Altura Feb. 10.The Tigers got on the board first and Lewiston answered with a 3-point basket.  Lake City went up 8-3 with 14:33 remaining in the first half.   Lewiston came back and tied up the game...
—Photos by Quinn Sweeney
The game of the season was a rematch between Lake City and Rochester Lourdes for the Hiawatha Valley League (HVL) title Feb. 15.  The Tigers came into the game as winners of the Blue Division and Rochester Lourdes won the Gold Division.The Lourdes Eagles dominated the game and defeated Lake City 65...
—Photos by Quinn Sweeney
Nathan Heise’s go-ahead dunk with 44 seconds remaining helped Lake City erase a five-point deficit in the final two minutes to pick up a hard fought 59-54 road victory at La Crescent last Thursday night.The Tigers led for just two minutes in the game but rallied for the victory after the Lancers...
—Photo by Dave Ender
Jake Wohlers scored a career-high 21 points on seven three-point field goals and Brady Schurhammer scored a career-high 14 points as Lake City blasted Kenyon-Wanamingo 87-45 on senior night Friday.  Jake Wohlers knocked down two early triples to help the Tigers grab an early 8-3 lead before the...
Lake City held its annual Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Eighth grader Natalie Anderson was the first place speller, while eighth grader Ella Matzke was second place and seventh grader Landon Olsen was third place.  Natalie and Ella competed in the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee in Rochester on...
The ExCEL award is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and represents Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership. The league annually recognizes high school juniors who are active in athletic and fine arts activities; who demonstrate leadership qualities; and who are model...

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