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Wabasha Irishmen cancel parade, honor late Lake City Irishman

Feb 24, 2021
The annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Wabasha is canceled this year. “The Wabasha Area Irishmen began their annual parade in 1988. They marched in snow, rain and sunshine but this year will not be having a parade for obvious reasons. The COVID virus has claimed many activities and gatherings...

Sustainable ag and forestry scholarship announced

Feb 24, 2021
The Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry Scholarship Endowment Fund invites qualified students to apply for the upcoming fall season scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship is for junior level college students and above. The Fund is managed by the Rochester Area Foundation and their application...

Skating and kiting party planned for Saturday

Feb 24, 2021
Another pop-up event is coming to the Lake Pepin ice near the government pier this weekend. Mark Nichols announced the “Pop-up Winter Kite Flying and Skating Get-together” Tuesday on Facebook. He’s inviting people come to the government pier beach Saturday, Feb. 27, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. for...

Senior meals available curb-side

Feb 24, 2021
The Semcac senior dining service that operates out of Lake Pepin Plaza in Lake City has announced that to-go lunches are now available curb-side. People who are or know someone who is over 60 years old and could use a nutritious meal can call 507-864-8231 or contact Lyle at 651-345-5977. More...

Schools celebrate School Board Appreciation Week

Feb 24, 2021
Lake City Public Schools is joining other public school districts from across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week to honor local board members. The Minnesota School Boards Association has set February 22-26 as Minnesota School Board Recognition Week “to build awareness and...

Library presents online string quartet concert

Feb 24, 2021
Riverside Concerts and the Lake City Public Library invite the public to hear string quartet Invoke. This Facebook Live event takes place on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. A link to this Facebook Live event can be found on the Lake City Public Library Facebook page....

Homeseller goes Rustic with new location, venture

Feb 24, 2021
Real estate agent and broker Diane Schurhammer found more than a new location for Schurhammer Real Estate at 212 S. Washington Street in Lake City. If that address isn’t familiar, the name Rustic might be. For 15 years it has operated as a coop led by Margo Yotter selling food and, famously,...

Grant to fund temporary bump-outs on Lakewood Avenue

Feb 24, 2021
A grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will allow Lake City to do a demonstration project at an intersection heavily used by Lincoln High School students. During peak times of the school year, students numbering in the hundreds cross Lakewood Avenue on foot on South...

Fernald is latest to join arts board

Feb 24, 2021
Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) has announced the addition of another new board member: Rose Fernald. “Rose has lived and traveled all over the west coast but was born in Barstow, Calif. She moved to Lake City from Bend, Oregon in 2016 and is the mother of two boys, ages 7 and 4,” the group said in a...

Community garden plot registration opens

Feb 24, 2021
Registration for the 2021 season of the Lake City Community Garden will run from Monday, March 1, through Friday, March 19. Registration materials are posted on the City of Lake City website, ci.lake-city.mn.us. Additionally, printed copies may be obtained at the office of Planning and Community...

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