Lake City’s Jordana Windhorst Knudsen (left) captured the State Class AA Girls Golf Individual Champion medal by firing rounds of 78-36 for a one stroke victory after a dramatic birdie, birdie finish on Wednesday, June 12.
Mosaic Ford (formerly Tom Heffernan Ford) in Lake City will host a retirement open house for retiring former owners Tom and Marie Heffernan on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dealership at 310 N. Lakeshore Dr., Lake City. Lunch will...
The layout of the Water Ski Days beverage garden and surrounding area will be different this year, thanks to the availability of the bath house concession area, changes to the Water Ski Days button policy, and other factors.
Pallets of pavers lined the sidewalk leading from South Garden Street to the door nearest the Lincoln High School principal’s office on Friday, June 14.
Last week over 75 boys basketball players in grades 3-10 attending the 29th annual Hoop It Up basketball camp in Lake City. Players in grades 3-6 attended camp from 10 a.m. to noon, and players in grades 7-10 attended from 1-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Redeeming Grace Community Church of Lake City presented four members of the Lincoln High School Class of 2024 with prayer shawls made by the women of the church. Shawl recipients were (from left) Annika Glomski, Eliza Blaser, Carter Lane, and Jonas...
Lake City’s Jordana Windhorst Knudsen (left) captured the State Class AA Girls Golf Individual Champion medal by firing rounds of 78-36 for a one stroke victory after a dramatic birdie, birdie finish on Wednesday, June 12. She is the first individual Lake City girls golfer to win the tournament...
Mosaic Ford (formerly Tom Heffernan Ford) in Lake City will host a retirement open house for retiring former owners Tom and Marie Heffernan on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the dealership at 310 N. Lakeshore Dr., Lake City. Lunch will be served by Huettl’s Meats.
The layout of the Water Ski Days beverage garden and surrounding area will be different this year, thanks to the availability of the bath house concession area, changes to the Water Ski Days button policy, and other factors. Because a button is no longer required for admission to the weekend’s...
Pallets of pavers lined the sidewalk leading from South Garden Street to the door nearest the Lincoln High School principal’s office on Friday, June 14. In the coming weeks they’ll be used to construct the James and Cathleen Gates Tiger Terrace, a two-area outdoor classroom with outdoor cooking...
The American Legion and Legion Auxiliary sponsored Flags of Valor will be flying along North Hwy. 61 from Ohuta Park to Kelly’s Lake House Restaurant from Wednesday, June 26 through Sunday, June 30.Everyone is invited to assist in setting up and taking down the flags.  Flags will be assembled  at...
With the help of the Wabasha County Pheasants Forever chapter and Doug DeRoos, Wabasha-Kellogg third graders did their part to conserve monarch habitat on school grounds. Daria Dalager’s third-grade science students grew milkweed and black-eyed susans from seed in the classroom, then planted them...
Redeeming Grace Community Church of Lake City presented four members of the Lincoln High School Class of 2024 with prayer shawls made by the women of the church. Shawl recipients were (from left) Annika Glomski, Eliza Blaser, Carter Lane, and Jonas Miller.
Last week over 75 boys basketball players in grades 3-10 attending the 29th annual Hoop It Up basketball camp in Lake City. Players in grades 3-6 attended camp from 10 a.m. to noon, and players in grades 7-10 attended from 1-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Daily camp activities include individual skill...
The Dunquin Irish Trio will perform Saturday, June 22, at Lake City Area Arts, 105 W. Center St., Lake City. Lake City Native Sherry Ladig (piano) is joined by Don Ladig (flute and whistles) and Rosa Wells (fiddle) as they play traditional Irish, Celtic, and even some Scandinavian tunes. Doors open...
Camp Invention 2024 just wrapped up a week of discovery, collaboration, and creation. 40 students going into kindergarten through sixth grade learned about inventors and their inventions, and then got to explore their own ideas. They designed their own games, tackled global water challenges and...
Thomas Brand (left), 2024 graduate of Lake City High School is the recipient of the Mazeppa American Legion and Honor Guard academic scholarship. Tom Lemmerman, a Legion Member and a member of the Honor Guard presented the award to Thomas in memory of Brand’s grandpa Larry Klindworth who also was a...
University of Wisconsin - Madison sophomore and Lake City native McKenna Beltz has been named Academic All-Big 10 as a member of the school’s women’s lightweight rowing team. “To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be on a varsity team, as verified by being on the official...
Lake City won all 4 of its games and the championship at an abbreviated 12U baseball tournament on Saturday, June 15. They defeated Kasson 13-4, St. Charles 5-0, Pine Island 8-4, and Minnesota City 12-2. Lightning caused a fifth game against another Kasson team to be canceled, but Lake City was...
Walking Lake Pepin/WLP walkers (walkinglakepepin.com) explored the Lake City Catholic Workers Farm on Goodhue County 5 on June 12. The Catholic Workers Farm’s mission encompasses the goal of agricultural practices which are sustainable, economically sound and socially just. They welcome visitors to...
The Y Knot Tri committee would like to offer a great team building opportunity for all local businesses and organizations. Consider entering a team in this year’s adventure triathlon in August and compete for bragging rights with your peers. The triathlon has three legs (paddling, biking, and...
The Woman’s Club of Lake City won’t be overlooked at Water Ski Days thanks to a new banner. We will be returning to Patton Park (with our beautiful new banner) on July 7 as we host the perennially popular Turkey River All Stars Dixieland Band. Other upcoming events include a member tea in the...
May 29 was a very special night for the Hispanic students who graduated this year from Lincoln High School. They had the opportunity to share their success story with the Lake City community during an event at the Lake City Area Arts Center. More than 100 people from the community attended the...
Gunfire was continuous at the Minnesota State High School Trap Tournament as 24 members of the Lake City Tigers Trap Team competed on the fourth day of the competition on June 14. Held annually in Alexandria, the nine day meet draws more than 8,000 high school shooters from more than 350 state...
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, June 27, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave. Wabasha, Minn.
The Bluff View Elementary School Summer Reading Program for children ages birth through grade six is off to a great start. Our whole purpose in running this program is to get kids to read over the summer. Please join us Wednesday, June 26, for our first reading night of the year in the Bluff...
Novice sailors took to the water off Ohuta Beach Saturday in Sunfish sailboats during the Lake City Yacht Club’s Sailing School. The course was scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15-16. Time is split between classroom and on-the-water instruction. Students learn the parts of the sailboat and...
There I sat slunk down in my seat, knees up in a protective manner and my hands over my eyes afraid to look. Occasionally I would sneak a peek to see what was happening, but it wasn’t good, eyes covered again. I was at a movie theater watching a 1950s horror film. No, it obviously was not The...
Lincoln Secondary has been ranked No. 3 in the Rochester Metro Area Rankings among the 2024 Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report, Lake City Public Schools said in a news release. The rankings evaluate nearly 18,000 schools at the national, state and local level.
On a Tour de Pepin I was thinking of Bill Carls as I pedaled my bike up to Mary Huselid at The Eagles Nest in Wabasha. I asked a young woman about the triskelion tattoo on her arm. “Yes,” she replied, “my parents are from the Isle of Man.” The TT on the Isle is a major enterprise. The best...
Rain, glorious rain! May and early June brought reams of it to our area, easing worries about thirsty trees and prolonged drought. The woods and prairies of Frontenac State Park drank it in, and morel mushroom hunters were delighted (nope, nope—still not telling you all where they might have been...
On Tuesday, June 4 local girls wrestlers had the opportunity to participate in a morning practice led by accomplished female coaches. Josie Bartishofski, who is a 2-time college All-American and currently coaches in River Falls in addition to her nursing position and Alicia Howk, who is a 4-...
The Lake City High School Girls Golf team competed in the State Class AA Girls Golf Tournament held at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan on June 11-12. The state event was shortened to 27 holes due to inclement weather conditions on Day 2 Detroit Lakes (DL) fired rounds of 327-159 (486) to win...
Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club Garden Tour is Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine. “This self-guided garden tour consists of six beautiful gardens in Lake City,” the club said in a news release. “On tour will be a diverse range of gardens: shade gardens, native plants,...
People may have outnumbered dogs at the grand opening of Lake City’s new dog park on June 12. Located on North 10th Street near the Lake City Public Safety Building and across from Underwood Park, the park has two runs: a small one intended for dogs under 30 pounds, and a larger one for larger...
Wabasha County Commissioners on June 11 approved the final plat of Wolf Acres, as submitted by Bradley Schultz for a land division involving the creation of more than three new and residual parcels near Kellogg in Glasgow Township. Schultz submitted a final plat application on April 18. He said...
Two Lake City boys golfers competed in the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) Boys State Class AA Golf Tournament on June 11 and June 12, senior Noah Wallerich and junior Braxton Berlin. On Monday, June 10th the two Lake City golfers played a 9-hole practice round with Archie Nelson and...
The River Valley Arts Guild is sponsoring a trip to the Minnesota Landscope Arboretum for Tuesday, Aug. 6. The Arboretum has acres of assorted perennial and annual flower gardens, native grasses and plants, gardens with special grouping and effects, tree displays, sculptures and arts, trails and...

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