Lake City ice fishing contest plows ahead on Saturday

Feb 14, 2019
There’s plenty of ice on Lake Pepin for Saturday’s Lake City Sportsman’s Club Ice Fishing Contest. Unfortunately it, like virtually everything else in the area, is covered by a deep layer of snow. “It’ll be quite an effort this week of shoveling and plowing,” said Amy Brinkman of the Sportsman’s...

Bellville’s Folk Forum benefit show is Saturday, Feb. 16

Feb 14, 2019
Katey Bellville, “The Twin Cities’ sweetheart of bluegrass, Americana and folk,” will show why she’s called that with a Saturday, Feb. 16, fundraiser show at the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum. Bellville and her band are donating their share of the ticket sales back to the venue. They also...

Fire Dept: Keep hydrants free of snow

Feb 14, 2019
With the seemingly neverending string of snow events, the Lake City Fire Department is reminding residents to keep nearby fire hydrants accessible to firefighters in case of emergency. The department recommends shoveling snow in a three-foot radius around the hydrant and out to the street, as shown...

Ice fished

Feb 14, 2019
It was cold Saturday, Feb. 9, for the Frontenac Sportsmen Club ice fishing contest, but they fished anyway. Pictured are children’s ice fishing contest winners Isaac Kosek, (0.75 pound crappie), Caden Berg (0.35 pound crappie), and Lailah Drew (0.3 pound crappie). Adult results were: First place,...

Kiwanis hears about invasive species

Feb 14, 2019
Tim Jackson, Wabasha County’s environmental resources technician, spoke to the Lake City Kiwanis club about invasive species at the club’s Feb. 6 meeting. His message for preventing the spread of invasive species is “Clean, Drain, and Dry.”

Tony Cuchetti plays Feb. 15 at The Railhouse

Feb 14, 2019
Tony Cuchetti will perform Friday, Feb. 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City. Cuchetti derives his spirit and creativity from a blend of folk, blues, country and Americana. His performances interweave the songs of his inspirations -- the likes of Johnny Cash, Waylon...

23 complete Blandin retreat

Feb 14, 2019
Twenty-three residents of the Lake City area returned Feb. 1 from a five-day leadership retreat, the first segment of an eight-day training provided by the Blandin Community Leadership Program (BCLP). The team also will participate in three follow-up workshops. A program of the Grand Rapids-based...

AT&T adds cell site to boost local service

Feb 14, 2019
AT&T customers and FirstNet subscribers in Lake City got a big boost in wireless connectivity, according to a news release from the company. In January, the company added a new cell site near the Lake City Golf Club that it says will enhance 4G LTE service in the area. “Customers are doing...

Local family seeks help with brain cancer fight

Feb 14, 2019
Two benefits are planned for “Team Emily,” an effort to offset medical expenses for the family of a Lake City native undergoing treatment for brain cancer. Emily (Olson) Freiermuth, 41, was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor on Dec. 9. She had surgery to remove the tumor on Deb. 14 and is now...

Gnotke family MS fundraiser return Feb. 23

Feb 14, 2019
After a year hiatus, the Gnotke family is planning their 16th multiple sclerosis (MS) fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at Dar’s Pub in Goodhue. “MS can be a very debilitating disease, it affects the central nervous system in the body and destroys the myelin that covers the...


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