A Lincoln High School graduate has joined the Peace Corps, an international volunteer program operated by the U.S. government. Jeffery Mund, a member of the Lincoln High School class of 2015, will serve two years in the west African nation of Benin.
The Lake City City Council looked at public art from a few different angles at its meeting Monday, June 10, and decided to put a moratorium on the placement of new pieces while it develops a public art policy.
To the editor: Many thanks to all who helped make the Ensemble Troost concert a wonderful event at the City Hall Ballroom and at Lincoln High School two weeks ago.
Fiesta Foods in Lake City underwent months of preparations for its big day. Some changes - a remodel and the addition of a liquor store, for instance - were hard to miss. Others were more subtle.
Commencement for 91 Lincoln High School seniors was held Sunday, June 2 in the Lincoln High School gymnasium.
Lake City Public Schools, at an end-of-the-school-year luncheon June 3, honored staff who have reached employment milestones with the district and one retiring teacher.
Senior Lake City Tigers boys track and field member Ethan Heitman finished his career with two more medals at the state meet June 7 and 8.  Ethan place third in the long jump (above) with a jump of 21-11.25.  The first place jump was 22-08.75. Ethan also placed third in the high jump with a finish...
Ashley Veronen (above-left) and Jacey Majerus, members of the Lake City Tigers girls track and field team, closed out their state meet appearance at Hamline University June 7 and 8.  “Ashley has competed well in three to four events all season,” said Coach Meribeth Kozlowski.  “She finished this...
Recently Millville American Post 579 membership director Dick Grobe (left) presented a Blue Star Banner to Denay Kelly, whose son Jacob Kelsey is serving in the Armed Forces. “Blue Star Banners are displayed in the front window of their homes which  shows the family’s pride in their loved one...
50-year American Legion membership awards were presented to brothers Larry and Lee Leonhardt by Millville American Legion Post 579 commander Don Sexton and membership director Dick Grobe following the Memorial Day program on May 27. Both Larry and Lee are Vietnam veterans. From left: Grobe, Lee...
Pat Lemke (left) from Caledonia claimed her prize on Saturday for guessing the most accurate date for the first barge to pass by Lake City this spring.  The contest is sponsored every year by the Lake City Tourism Bureau. John Hutchinson congratulated and presented a $50 Lake House on Pepin...
The Lake City City Council Monday recognized several employees for reaching five-year increment milestones in their employment with the city. Pictured are Mayor Mark Nichols with City Clerk Kari Schreck (15 years), and Marina Administrator Jeff Brand (20 years). Also recognized, but not present,...
To the editor: The current Goodhue County Board has only four commissioners since the death of Commissioner Allen who represented District 1. The board is now deadlocked on the appointment of an interim commissioner, leaving District 1 unrepresented. The League of Women Voters (LVW) Red Wing...
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners met in their regular session on June 4. All Commissioners were present, along with County Administrator Brian Buhmann and Assistant County Attorney Jordan Cook. Their first item was a presentation by Mike Wachholz of the Department of Natural Resources (...
Thursday nights in Lake City get a little more festive beginning tonight (Thursday, June 13) with the return of the Lake City Market by the Lake in the marina beach parking lot next to Ohuta Park. The market runs Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. now through Sept. 12 featuring food, entertainment,...
Fiesta Foods in Lake City underwent months of preparations for its big day. Some changes - a remodel and the addition of a liquor store, for instance - were hard to miss. Others were more subtle. Displays were reconfigured. Categories like alternative milks, organics, and gluten free were expanded...
A Lincoln High School graduate has joined the Peace Corps, an international volunteer program operated by the U.S. government. Jeffery Mund, a member of the Lincoln High School class of 2015, will serve two years in the west African nation of Benin. Mund graduated magna cum laude this spring from...
Nathan Pelz, the veterans service officer of Wabasha County, emerged from three finalists in Goodhue County’s search for a new VSO. He received the highest rating from the interview panel and was offered the position Friday, June 7. The three finalists considered were Pelz, Scott Fausch (...
The Lake City City Council looked at public art from a few different angles at its meeting Monday, June 10, and decided to put a moratorium on the placement of new pieces while it develops a public art policy. Ron Schimbeno and sculptor Colin Atkinson presented a concept and scale models of large...
A divided City Council on June 10 twice voted down motions to reclaim and repave several streets on the city’s south side before settling on a partial fix until the road can be reclaimed in 2021. Residents on Lilac Lane and nearby streets have lobbied the council for months to do something about...
To the editor: Many thanks to all who helped make the Ensemble Troost concert a wonderful event at the City Hall Ballroom and at Lincoln High School two weeks ago. Our organization, Lake City Area Arts, felt fortunate to join forces and collaborate with the Lake City Historical Society and the...

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