The Lake City City Council will go over the final redevelopment plans for the Ohuta Park beach at a televised 4:30 p.m. workshop meeting on Dec. 9 at City Hall.
On Aug. 9, Rich Noll, 74, of Waterford, Wis., was nearing the end of a round of golf in Lake City when his heart stopped. John Drinkall, a retired firefighter and paramedic who was golfing with Noll, administered CPR while Noll’s wife Linda called...
The Lake City Tiger varsity bowling team is headed to state next weekend after finishing second overall out of 20 teams at the South Super Regional in Austin Nov. 23. The Minnesota High School State Bowling Tournament is Sunday, Dec.
The Lake City Tiger girls’ basketball team traveled to Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Nov. 26 to take on the Cougars and came home winners 63-51.         The Cougars won the tip off and made a quick pass to Ali Hunstad. Hunstad wasted no time hitting a three...
Lincoln High School recognized 16 students in grades 10-12 as “Standout Students” for first quarter of the 2019-20 school year. Standout Students are recognized by their classroom teachers in one of six categories, growth, achievement, attitude,...
It was a rainy, sleety, snowy Saturday when Santa Claus came to town last weekend. Santa and his wife were the guests of honor at the annual holiday lighting event sponsored by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce in Patton Park.
Holiday events continue around the area in the run-up to Christmas on Dec. 25.
Estimated costs incurred by the city as a result of the Sept. 24 tornado have exceeded $200,000, Lake City City Administrator Rob Keehn reported to the city council on Nov. 12. And that doesn’t include damage to the marina’s 300 dock. The heaviest expenses fell on the city’s public works...
On Aug. 9, Rich Noll, 74, of Waterford, Wis., was nearing the end of a round of golf in Lake City when his heart stopped. John Drinkall, a retired firefighter and paramedic who was golfing with Noll, administered CPR while Noll’s wife Linda called 911. Drinkall continued with CPR for 10 minutes,...
The Lake City City Council will go over the final redevelopment plans for the Ohuta Park beach at a televised 4:30 p.m. workshop meeting on Dec. 9 at City Hall. The plan is the “final deliverable” from consulting firm WSB, which began work in May to help develop a plan for the Ohuta Park and...
River’s Edge Wellness was presented with a First Dollar from the Lake City Chamber of Commerce last month. Front row, from left: Robyn Udenberg, North Risk Partners; Michelle Larson, Chamber executive director; Mary Nelson, Chamber ambassador; back row, from left: Kathy Jo Rodester, Lakeshore...
KT Bee Creations was presented with a First Dollar from the Lake City Chamber of Commerce in November. From left: Cheryl Geolat, Property Brokers of Minnesota; Michelle Larson, Chamber executive director; Katie Bee, owner of KT Bee Creations; Vicki Krage, Meincke-Schurhammer Real Estate; Robyn...
The following Lake City Tiger cross country team members received Hiawatha Valley League (HVL) all-conference awards, front row, from left: Jacey Majerus, Brenna Nelson, Mela Schmitz, Phebe Nelson and Peyton Meincke; back row, from left: Gavin Siewert, Andrew Muenzhuber, Reese Anderson, Joe...
The Lake City Tiger Orange and Black junior varsity (JV) bowling teams competed in the Class A state tournament in Bloomington on Nov. 24.Both teams bowled a 10-game qualifier with the top 16 teams moving on to round two.Lake City Orange and Black both qualified for round two, with Orange finishing...
The Lake City Tiger varsity bowling team is headed to state next weekend after finishing second overall out of 20 teams at the South Super Regional in Austin Nov. 23. The Minnesota High School State Bowling Tournament is Sunday, Dec. 8 in Alexandria at 10 a.m.  Team members, front row, from left:...
The Lake City Tiger girls’ basketball team traveled to Zumbrota-Mazeppa on Nov. 26 to take on the Cougars and came home winners 63-51.         The Cougars won the tip off and made a quick pass to Ali Hunstad. Hunstad wasted no time hitting a three point shot.  The Tigers responded with a 3-point...
Lincoln High School recognized 16 students in grades 10-12 as “Standout Students” for first quarter of the 2019-20 school year. Standout Students are recognized by their classroom teachers in one of six categories, growth, achievement, attitude, effort, respect, or leadership.
It was a rainy, sleety, snowy Saturday when Santa Claus came to town last weekend. Santa and his wife were the guests of honor at the annual holiday lighting event sponsored by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce in Patton Park. Children, perhaps over 100, huddled with the Claus’s to get their photo...
Lake City’s first electric vehicle charging station is now installed on the Oak Street side of Patton Park. An anonymous donor provided the Level 2 charging unit to the city to install, according to city Public Works Director Scott Jensen. The city will be installing more charging stations next...
Lake City Minnesota 150th Celebration received a $2,960 Small Towns/Rural Areas grant for Lake City 150th Community Quilt from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council. On Nov. 19, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) announced the grant and 65 others to...
The popular Christmas in Zumbro Falls festival returns to Zumbro Falls Dec. 6 and 7. This year’s event features a craft sale Friday and Saturday at the Zumbro Falls VFW. A Burr Oak Bed and Breakfast open house with complimentary horse-drawn wagon rides on Saturday. Also on Saturday: a vintage sled...
To the editor: I read in last week’s Graphic that the bid for Lake City’s new two-lane highway came in over $2.5 million over budget with Lake City contributing $3.5 million to the project. Isn’t it time to maybe rethink the whole project? If we keep the four-lanes the state will overlay it free....
Iowa singer-songwriter Greg Brown will join Erik Koskinen and the Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins for a benefit concert at the Oak Center General Store near Lake City on Sunday, Dec. 15. Proceeds from the event will help pay for repairs and maintenance at the 106-year-old country store and concert...
With only one contractor interested in bidding the Lake City Highway project in 2020, it should be obvious that something is wrong with the overall plan. This is an opportunity for city staff, council personnel, and our mayor to reconsider a project they are forcing on our community.

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