‘Lake City on a Stick’ book sale raises $950

Sep 23, 2020
Friends of the Library (FPL) members present the proceeds from their “Lake City on a Stick” book and note card sale to library director, Patti Bross. The check for $950 will benefit the 2021 Summer Reading Program by paying for the use of the Beanstack reading software program. Readers can use...

Rotary learns about Habitat for Humanity

Sep 23, 2020
Mike Bross of Lake City was the guest presenter at the the Sept. 21 Lake City Rotary Club meeting. Bross was project manager for a recently completed Habitat for Humanity build in Lake City. Habitat for Humanity of Goodhue County broke ground on the site on North Prairie Street in August of 2019...

Officer of the year is expert DUI enforcer

Sep 23, 2020
The Lake City American Legion on Monday, Sept. 21, presented Lake City Police Officer Mike Becklund with its officer of the year award. Lake City Police Chief Cory Kubista nominated Becklund for the honor. The department had this to say about Becklund’s selection: “Mike has led the department in (...

Nine from county took part in state 4-H showcase

Sep 23, 2020
Wabasha County 4-H members were among the more than 2,000 Minnesota youth from 87 counties that participated in live virtual judging experiences between Aug. 31 and Sep. 13. They were part of the 2020 Minnesota 4-H State Showcase. Throughout the year, 4-H youth select project areas that reflect...

Increased seat-belt enforcement happening now

Sep 23, 2020
Driving in Greater Minnesota with the open countryside and less traffic can be a welcome contrast to the congestion of city driving. What isn’t different is the need to buckle up to stay alive. In 2019, 77 percent of the unbelted deaths occurred in Greater Minnesota. Wabasha County Toward Zero...

Golf tourney to thank first responders, raise money for HOPE Coalition

Sep 23, 2020
The Jewel Golf Club in Lake City is hosting a golf tournament to thank first responders for their service to the public on Friday, Oct. 9. Consecutive tee times are 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for a four-player scramble. Entry fee is $75 per player and includes golf, golf cart, on-course contests and...

Focus on real threats, not political pranksters

Sep 23, 2020
I read with interest the article in the Sept. 10 edition of the Graphic about political yard signs and some local residents’ outrage that signs representing both major parties appear to have been stolen. The anger at these minor offenses is misplaced given the real political crimes being...

First annual Music Showcase a success

Sep 23, 2020
Organizers of the first annual Lake City Music Showcase felt the event was an all-around success. The weather Saturday, Sept. 19, was sunny and warm. People came to Patton Park throughout the day to enjoy live music provided for free by musicians from Lake City and other communities. And a new...

Federal government extends free children’s meals through end of year

Sep 23, 2020
Every student at Lake City Public Schools is once again able to receive free breakfast and lunch meals, thanks to an extension of the USDA waiver program that has helped provide more than 110,000 free meals to Lake City students since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Lunch Time...

County GOP meets Sept. 28

Sep 23, 2020
Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. at Zumbro Community Church, 58324 County Road 7, Zumbro Falls. For more information people can contact Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2124.


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