Lincoln High School freshman Adrian Lopez Ramirez after pinning the No. 1 seed and 10th ranked wrestler in the state in the 121 pound Section 1AA finals. He qualified for the upcoming state tournament. More coverage can be found inside this issue.-...
The 2023 commercial navigation season started March 12, when the Motor Vessel Phillip M Pfeffer broke its way through the ice of Lake Pepin to travel to St. Paul.
Officials and representatives of several local groups gathered at the Bluff Country School Bus Service garage on North 10th Street Wednesday, Feb. 21, to mark School Bus Driver Appreciation Day.
Dr. Mike Ackermann (left) of Ackermann Total Eye Care, presents a check for $1,000 for the city of Lake City’s tree fund. Accepting is Dean Flugstad, a member of the Lake City Tree Advisory Committee.
The Lake City High School speech team took first place in their class at the Red Wing Speech meet. Top Tiger finishers (from left to right): Caleb Miller took next in 5th place in Creative Expression. Max Rogness took next in 4th place in Humorous....
About 400 people came out to Frontenac State Park on Saturday night to walk trails lit by luminaries and a beautiful full moon for the park’s annual candelight walk.
Lincoln High School freshman Adrian Lopez Ramirez after pinning the No. 1 seed and 10th ranked wrestler in the state in the 121 pound Section 1AA finals. He qualified for the upcoming state tournament. More coverage can be found inside this issue.-Photo by Stacy Roberson

The Lake City School District and the Lake City Education Association (LCEA), its teacher union, have agreed to a new two-year contract (2023-25) for the district’s teachers, according to a joint news release issued by the school district and union. Terms of the contract include: • A 5% increase...
Voters will be able to register their preference for major party presidential nominees on March 5, when Minnesota holds its Presidential Nominating Primary. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day. People can view sample ballots for the three major parties—Republican, Democratic...
Officials and representatives of several local groups gathered at the Bluff Country School Bus Service garage on North 10th Street Wednesday, Feb. 21, to mark School Bus Driver Appreciation Day. The company, which provides student transportation services to the Lake City School District,...
The 2023 commercial navigation season started March 12, when the Motor Vessel Phillip M Pfeffer broke its way through the ice of Lake Pepin to travel to St. Paul. Whichever boat is the first to traverse Lake Pepin this year may not encounter much ice on the lake, if any. The U.S. Army Corps of...
The Lake City High School speech team took first place in their class at the Red Wing Speech meet. Top Tiger finishers (from left to right): Caleb Miller took next in 5th place in Creative Expression. Max Rogness took next in 4th place in Humorous. Vincent Myers took finals 5th place in Drama. Abi...
Dr. Mike Ackermann (left) of Ackermann Total Eye Care, presents a check for $1,000 for the city of Lake City’s tree fund. Accepting is Dean Flugstad, a member of the Lake City Tree Advisory Committee. Ackermann “feels very strongly that trees are an essential part the city’s character and beauty as...
Marco and Lisa Molinari of Lake City, their son Paxton and their grandchildren Max and Anders had a chance to meet with Lake City native Taylor Heise at the Feb. 25 Minnesota Professonal Women’s Hockey League game against Boston. Heise, who was nursing an injury, hopes to be back in action...
Wabasha County Commissioners on Feb. 20 approved a contract proposal by Construction Management Services (CMS) of Rochester to provide building inspection services within the county. The County’s Zoning Enforcement Committee had considered contract proposals by CMS - the current provider - and...
Dr. Melissa Schaal of Lake Pepin Pet Clinic and Hospital told Kiwanians of her life in veterinarian practice that started in rural northeastern Washington State. Sparsely populated, she learned to solve problems herself but found the work very demanding. After two years she moved back to...
The Lake City Boys Wrestling team finished their season on Saturday, Feb. 24 with the Section 1AA individual tournament at the Mayo Civic Center. The Tigers came away with four placewinners in what is considered to be one of the toughest, if not the toughest Section tournament in the State.
Hunter Lorenson tied a career-high with 28 points and Keegan Ryan added 16 as Lake City concluded the regular season with a 65-50 victory at Kasson-Mantorville Friday night. The Tigers overcame a sloppy start, as they committed a turnover on four consecutive possessions to open the game....
It has been four years since COVID swept through this country. Even though every other emergency restriction has ended, Democrats who are in the House and Senate majorities continue to operate the legislature under a rule set implemented strictly for the COVID emergency.
No, I am not referring to kings, queens, presidents, etc. But, rather to real decision makers who must make critical choices by the barrelful one after another. They do not rule with a scepter or with political might, but with a mere whistle. Of course, I am speaking of sports officials.
The Lake City Kiwanis Club has again supported the Lake City Food Shelf with a sponsorship donation for the annual Five for Food Initiative of Greater Lake City Community Foundation. Thirty-two sponsors of individuals, businesses and organizations have pledged over $23,000 to the sponsor pool,...
About 400 people came out to Frontenac State Park on Saturday night to walk trails lit by luminaries and a beautiful full moon for the park’s annual candelight walk. In an ordinary year, the luminaries would have been made of ice, not candles in wax-coated bags, and people would also have been...
At last Friday’s Open Hours Event at the Lake City Historical Society (LCHS), the Collections Committee brought out items from their archives to inspect, document and repack using archival materials purchased with money donated recently from the American Legion Post 110. The public was invited to...
Lincoln High School recognized 15 students in grades 10-12 as “Standout Students” for second quarter of the 2023-24 school year. Standout Students are recognized by their classroom teachers at the end of each quarter in one of six categories (Growth, Achievement, Attitude, Effort, Respect, or...
When I served Goodhue and Wabasha counties as your State Representative for 3 terms, my focus was always to serve with integrity, provide leadership in St. Paul, and deliver results for our communities. I believe that Nikki Haley embodies those same values of integrity, leadership, and results. I...
The Lake City High School Tiger girls basketball team had a very successful week. The Tigers record is currently 14-13 after winning the first round of the Section 1AA playoffs against Pine Island on Feb. 22 by a score of 56-37. They are the No. 6 seed and were scheduled to travel to the Mayo...
Fore the Bills has donated $12,000 to the Lake City Athletic Booster Club (LCABC). “The Lake City Athletic Booster Club would like to thank Fore the Bills for their generous donation to LCABC of $12,000,” the booster club said in a news release. “These funds will help support all Lake City...
On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined at El Barco Restaurant to welcome this new business to our community with a Ribbon Cutting event. Located at 209 South Lakeshore Dr. El Barco is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. With a goal of being...

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