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A new station opens in Frontenac

Dec 13, 2017
A vacant Frontenac filling station has reopened. 61 Express opened at the former Frontenac Station location on Highway 61 over the weekend of Dec. 9. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, a large sign went up on Highway 61 alerting motorists to the store. It’s the latest in a growing chain of “Express” stores...

Leading by example: Tracy Oliver named outstanding assistant principal

Dec 13, 2017
Bluff View Elementary School Assistant Principal Tracy Oliver says the recognition she’s receiving as one of the nation’s top assistant principals is a “huge honor,” but it isn’t hers alone. On Dec. 6, the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA) announced that Oliver had been...
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Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Dec 13, 2017
These two young cat siblings were rescued as kittens in late September. A young boy had spotted them, over several days, foraging for food at a fast food restaurant and was concerned about their well being, so he notified the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.  They are named  Buff, a male, and Penny...

Gomoll to share her book on World War I brothers

Dec 13, 2017
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk on the World War I experiences of Minnesota brothers Marland and Stanley Williams on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. “With Love to All:  The World War I Letters and Photographs of Two Minnesota Brothers Marland and Stanley Williams” was...
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Chamber drawing winners announced

Dec 13, 2017
Loa Baker was the week one drawing winner in the Lake City Chamber of Commerce Holidays at the South Shore Christmas promotion Chamber bucks give away.  For four weeks beginning with the first drawing Dec. 4, drawing winners receive $25 in Chamber bucks.  The winner of week two is Diane Hoops. ...

Holiday band concert set for Monday night

Dec 13, 2017
The Lake City High School concert bands will present their annual Holiday Concert on Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln auditorium.Performing  groups will include the junior, cadet, and senior bands. Featured music will include holiday favorites such as; “Sleigh Ride”, “Parade of the...

Live Music: Flatt and Square at The Railhouse Grill Dec. 15

Dec 13, 2017
Flatt and Square will perform Friday, Dec. 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City. Originally out of Red Wing, Flatt and Square plays a mix of bluegrass, old-timey, old country, folk and celtic songs and fiddle tunes. The original band members are all associated with the...

Rad Lorkovic and T. Bruce Bowers to play Dec. 16 in Oak Center

Dec 13, 2017
Classically trained Croatian multi-instrumentalist Radoslav Lorkovic plays the blues. He plays folk. He plays zydeco. He plays Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum alongside T. Bruce Bowers of Barefoot Wonder. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door: people with low...

Family fun descends on Zumbro Falls

Dec 13, 2017
Zumbro Falls’ two-day Christmas in Zumbro Falls festival attracted crowds for events and activities both indoors and out. Wagon rides, a vintage snowmobile show, a craft fair, a Santa visit and more brought people out Dec. 8 and 9.

Thanksgiving dinner raises $1,726 for food shelf

Dec 13, 2017
Elwood Gnotke said that between delivery, take-out and people who ate at Bethany Lutheran Church, about 300 people were fed a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 thanks to the efforts of volunteers from Lake City-area churches, the Lake City Rotary Club and Fiesta Foods. On Tuesday, Dec. 12,...

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