A sandwich board outside City Hall in Lake City announces that it is a polling place for the Aug. 9 primary election where voters had some choices to make about who would appear on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election.
Bittersweet Garden Club met Aug. 2, at St Mark’s Episcopal Church at 9 a.m. We celebrated our three 50-year members for their many years of service to our club. They are Dorothy Gluesen, Dallyce Siewert, and Sandy Siewert.
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is hoping to have two great events that go great together Saturday, Aug. 13, when it puts on the first Y-Knot Tri triathlon and the annual Float-a-palooza beach party.
Millville Valley River Days runs Aug. 12-14 in Millville with live music, competition, a parade and other attractions.
The annual Wabasha Forestry Day was held on May 20, at the Front Porch Bar and Grill in Kellogg, MN.
Visitors who tour the Wabasha County Historical Society, Reads Landing School Museum occasionally find something close to their heart. Kelly McDonald of Wabasha visited the Reads Landing School Museum where her father, Ralph McDonald attended school.
Wabasha County Hwy. 5 is planned to be closed to all traffic beginning on Monday, Aug. 15, for large culvert replacement at and east of the intersection of 350th Ave (approximately 3.5 miles west of Lake City), according to the Wabasha County Highway Department.
A sandwich board outside City Hall in Lake City announces that it is a polling place for the Aug. 9 primary election where voters had some choices to make about who would appear on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election. A handful of vehicle parking spaces closest to the building entrance were...
The annual Wabasha Forestry Day was held on May 20, at the Front Porch Bar and Grill in Kellogg, MN. The theme “Wabasha Forestry Day 2022: Rebooted” brought the opportunity to gather and connect with folks to share educational resources, share a meal, showcase land management activities in Wabasha...
Millville Valley River Days runs Aug. 12-14 in Millville with live music, competition, a parade and other attractions. Events begin Friday at 5 p.m. at the Millville Legion with the coronation of the king and queen and junior kings and queens. A horseshoe tournament begins at 6 p.m. Sign-up is at...
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is hoping to have two great events that go great together Saturday, Aug. 13, when it puts on the first Y-Knot Tri triathlon and the annual Float-a-palooza beach party. Ohuta Beach park will be the focal point for both events. All three legs of the triathlon will...
Filing for four seats on the Lake City School Board is open, and eight candidates had filed already as of Tuesday. Six candidates filed for the three four-year openings on the board this November. Two filed to run for the special election to fill out the remaining two years of the seat won by Jack...
Bittersweet Garden Club met Aug. 2, at St Mark’s Episcopal Church at 9 a.m. We celebrated our three 50-year members for their many years of service to our club. They are Dorothy Gluesen, Dallyce Siewert, and Sandy Siewert. A wonderful brunch was served and many of the club members shared stories...
On Monday August 8, Bill and Sue Stiene were guest speakers at the Lake City Rotary Club meeting. They talked about the history of Lake City electrical power. Bill worked for the city utility company for 37 years starting in 1974 and retiring in 2010 as a Certified Lineman. He started out telling...
Visitors who tour the Wabasha County Historical Society, Reads Landing School Museum occasionally find something close to their heart. Kelly McDonald of Wabasha visited the Reads Landing School Museum where her father, Ralph McDonald attended school. As she was viewing the signatures and initials...
Selected auction exhibitors and buyers from the Wabasha County 4-H auction held at the Wabasha County Fair on July 16.
The Chickadee Cottage Restaurant had “Christmas in July” and made 150 Cranberry White Chocolate scones that Santa passed out to people in the community. The scones are pictured above. Below, Santa poses with some scone recipients. Santa will be back at the restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 10, for a...
From Georgene Arndt and Marge Murphy comes this “Show Us Your 150” entry entitled “150 Pieces of Bounty” from the Community Garden. This picture includes cucumbers, green beans, tomatoes, beets, dill, zinnias, red and white onions, zucchini, summer squash, kale, cabbage and salad greens. “Show Us...
Lake City football held three different camps over the summer. In June, first through sixth graders did the “Fastbreak Football” Camp with Travis Walch, a former collegiate coach. Incoming seventh and eighth graders camped with the high school coaching staff during the week of July 18. 9th-12th...
On Thursday, July 28, Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors welcomed Merchants Bank to its network of businesses and organizations with a new member welcome visit. Merchants Bank is located in Red Wing, with their home office in Winona, and locations throughout Southeast Minnesota and...
Every year in Oak Center, “Autumn Harvest Days brings old farm equipment and farming practices to life to preserve agricultural history for future generations,” organizers say. Oats shocking is one of those farming practices. Below, an antique grain binder pulled by a Minneapolis Moline Model R...
My story begins with the year that Mrs. W.E. Perkins commemorated 50 years at St. Mark’s 1912; her story actually begins at the end of 1861 when Mrs. Perkins mother, Mrs. Woodford, asked Minnesota Bishop Whipple, while he was visiting his old home in New York state, to visit her daughter, Mrs W.E....
Laurel Stinson, DFL endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives in 20A, has received the endorsement of Education Minnesota, the state teachers union.
There will be no service at St. Mark’s on Aug. 14. There will be a service at 9:30 a.m. at Christ Church, Old Frontenac Ampitheater. This is a combined service with Christ Church in Old Frontenac, Christ Church in Red Wing, Grace Memorial in Wabasha and St. Mark’s.
American Legion Post 110 will now be meeting at the Community Room in Lake Pepin Plaza which is located at 224 North Franklin Street in Lake City. Meetings start at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month.
A warm but pleasant evening greeted the Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) walkers at Tim and Jenny Schlagenhaft’s bluff top farm. This is the second year that the group has walked the “Glory Trail” on the farm.

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