Workers pour new sidewalk in front of Resh Wok restaurant in Lake City on Wednesday, July 8. While sidewalk installation continues downtown, some businesses will be using alternate entrances.
Marion Street has replaced Chestnut Street as one of three streets vehicles can use to access downtown Lake City during the Highway 61 reconstruction project. Woodburn Street and Doughty Street remain open to vehicle traffic.
The City of Lake City has a new leaf vac truck. It replaces an old unit that was built in 2000 on a 1994 chassis by Lake City Public Works, according to Public Works Director Scott Jensen.
Fourth of July fireworks launched from Marina Point explode overhead and are reflected in the waters of Lake Pepin during the annual fireworks display organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce.
Jil Garry of Lake City submitted this photo of tiger lilies lining Hillwood Drive in Lake City. The flowerbed stretched about 80 feet along the back of Linda Soteros’ property on King’s Row.
Lake City Area Arts is hosting a concert in Patton Park with guitarist David Rogers on July 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. People are asked to bring chairs or blankets, wear masks, and follow social distancing rules.
Workers pour new sidewalk in front of Resh Wok restaurant in Lake City on Wednesday, July 8. While sidewalk installation continues downtown, some businesses will be using alternate entrances. At the Tuesday construction update meeting, Minnesota Department of Transportation Community Engagement...
Information remains scarce about a death involving a gunshot in rural Zumbro Falls reportedly under investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Acccording to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office, the office responded to a call of an unresponsive 34-year-old woman just before 11...
Marion Street has replaced Chestnut Street as one of three streets vehicles can use to access downtown Lake City during the Highway 61 reconstruction project. Woodburn Street and Doughty Street remain open to vehicle traffic. Pedestrians can cross into and out of downtown at those intersections...
A collision between a car and a motorcycle left one person hospitalized on July 4, according to Lake City Police. The accident occurred in the 300 block of South High Street. A passenger on the motorcycle was transported to the hospital by ambulance, police said. Not long after, stop signs arrived...
The City of Lake City has a new leaf vac truck. It replaces an old unit that was built in 2000 on a 1994 chassis by Lake City Public Works, according to Public Works Director Scott Jensen. The old leaf truck was becoming expensive to maintain and unreliable. “We had growing breakdowns that kept...
With the absence of the annual car show in Hammond, members of the Lakesters car club and other auto enthusiasts gathered in Zumbro Falls on the 4th of July for a cruise in. About 40 classic cars and trucks, rat rods, muscle cars and the like assembled in the park near the intersection of Highways...
Local golfers competed in a variety of competitive events recently.  Jordyn Dicke competed in a Minny Tour event for girls in the age 10-12 division held at Mendota Heights Golf Course on June 30.  Jordyn fired a 52 to finish in sixth place in a field of 11 players.  “Jordyn did a great job in her...
Fourth of July fireworks launched from Marina Point explode overhead and are reflected in the waters of Lake Pepin during the annual fireworks display organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. The recently completed northern section of the Riverwalk attracted dozens of fireworks watchers, who...
Jil Garry of Lake City submitted this photo of tiger lilies lining Hillwood Drive in Lake City. The flowerbed stretched about 80 feet along the back of Linda Soteros’ property on King’s Row. Soteros said she first planted some lilies there about 10 years ago, and the perennials have thickened and...
I recently had a deja vu experience: seeing a swimming beach, with groomed sand and with lifeguards sitting under umbrellas on raised chairs. This view was one I enjoyed and actually lived over the past years when spending summers in Lake City. Where? The bathing beach at Ohuta Park of course. In...
The Wabasha County Board discussed making the driver’s license process easier at its June 30 meeting. No action was taken at this time, but the unanimous feeling of the board was to move forward with the process. All commissioners were present, including Rich Hall who has been attending meetings...
Lake City Area Arts is hosting a concert in Patton Park with guitarist David Rogers on July 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. People are asked to bring chairs or blankets, wear masks, and follow social distancing rules. There is no admission fee. Lake City Area Arts will collect a freewill contribution for...
The phone rang late at night. When Dick Eick answered, he heard his daughter Alyson’s voice. She said, “Dad, I have to tell you - I’m a lesbian.” Dick paused, then said, “You are our daughter and always will be our daughter. No matter whether you are gay or straight, we want you to have a loving...
Even though the 2020 Wabasha County Fair was canceled due to COVID-19, several fair board members, friends, family members met on Saturday, June 27, to do grounds clean up and routine maintenance, according to a news release. Afterwards they conducted a meeting and had lunch provided by Barb...
The Lake City Police Department announced this week that the annual National Night Out event in Lake City has been canceled. “Lake City PD is sad to announce that out of an abundance of caution, in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, National Night Out events will be canceled this year,” the...
Wabasha County Historical Society (WCHS), Reads Landing School Museum has had a delayed opening related to COVIDing-19 restrictions. It is now open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. by chance or by appointment. For an appointment, people can call 651-764-2396. Masks and social...

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