Neighbor spreads spring cheer from red wagon

May 5, 2021
“Around 6 a.m. on May 1, an anonymous modern day Mayflower Pilgrim was dispensing unsolicited spring cheer around a small part of her world. Using her Red Flyer Wagon, she distributed mini Irises and Tootsie Pop Pots to unsuspecting neighbors who would wake up to a small but welcome surprise in...

Lions, Kiwanis clubs get Hok-Si-La 
dining hall ready for 2021 season

May 5, 2021
On April 27, 13 volunteers showed up from the Lake City Lions and Kiwanis clubs to spring clean the Hok-Si-La Park dining hall. The park opened for the 2021 season on April 30, and a May 3 celebration of life was the first event being held in the hall. “Thank you from the City of Lake City for...

Memorial Day program will be in Patton Park on a new day

May 5, 2021
After a one-year, pandemic related absence, the traditional Memorial Day program in Lake City will resume with some changes. “Given the COVID-19 restrictions in place, and to protect everyone, the high school venue was not suitable this year for the program, even as an alternative site in the...

Food distribution for May 14 announced

May 5, 2021
What is expected to be the last pop-up food distribution in Lake City is scheduled for next week. On Friday, May 14, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Underwood Park parking lot on North 10th Street, anyone experiencing challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic can pick up food while supplies last. Each...

Dementia Friends resumes with May 24 info session

May 5, 2021
The Wabasha County Senior Health Action Team (WCSHAT) has announced that it will resume its Dementia Friends community-wide project. Since the onset of the pandemic, activities and events have been on hold. As COVID-19 activity declines in Wabasha County, WCSHAT believes the time is right to...

Awards Night 2021 is May 12

May 5, 2021
Lincoln High School will be holding its annual Awards Night on Wednesday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “We would like to sincerely thank all of our scholarship donors and those who have generously increased the amount of their scholarship awards or have added additional...

Arbor Day event is May 15 in Patton Park

May 5, 2021
In recognition of the importance of trees to the aesthetic and well-being of our community, the public is invited to join us for this year’s May 15, 10 a.m. celebration of Arbor Day in Patton Park. Lake City Forestry Advisory Committee has chosen this historic park for this event, not only...

AA group moves Saturday meeting

May 5, 2021
The Lake City AA group has moved its Saturday morning meeting. Saturday meetings will be held at 8:30 a.m. on the basketball court at Hok-Si-La Park. In case of inclement weather, the meeting will move to a nearby shelter. Tuesday and Thursday meetings will still be held at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s...

100-mile sale is officially back

May 5, 2021
“The 100 mile Garage Sale is back bigger and better than ever,” according to Larry Nielson of Mississippi Valley Partners (MVP), the organization that puts on the annual event that stretches up and down the river valley from Hastings and Prescott in the north to Winona and Fountain City in the...

Sportsman’s Club picks up adopted highway

Apr 28, 2021
Members of the Lake City Sportsman’s Club pose for a photo April 17 after picking up garbage along Highway 63. According to the club, they picked up 13 bags of trash and lots of 5 Hour Energy bottles. They have adopted the stretch of highway since 2013.


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