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Seniors honored, scholarships presented at baccalaureate mass

May 25, 2022
On Sunday, May 22, St. Mary of the Lake celebrated their seniors with a baccalaureate mass. “The seventeen seniors were honored after Mass with breakfast and gifts to remind them as they go off in the world that St. Mary’s is thinking of them,” the church said. Each senior received a quilt from...

Walking Lake Pepin fitness challenge starts June 5

May 25, 2022
The 15th annual “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) Lake City community summer walking/fitness challenge is scheduled to happen again this summer. The 10 week event will begin on Sunday, June 5, and continue through Saturday, August 13. The goal of “Walking Lake Pepin” is for participants to establish or...

Water Ski Days buttons available

May 25, 2022
Buttons for the 50th annual Water Ski Days festival are now on sale at locations around Lake City. Water Ski Days buttons are $5 each or 3 for $10. The commemorative button is required for admission into the beverage tent along with entertainment tickets. Also, the button provides access to the...

Woman’s Club of Lake City honors scholarship recipient Mirrah Wells

May 25, 2022
The Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) met this month at Kelly’s Lake House to recognize Mirrah Wells, Lincoln High School senior and recipient of the WCLC scholarship. The Scholarship Committee, composed of Constance Anderson, LuAnn Otto, and Janet Snyder, commended Mirrah for her community...

April Students of the Month at Lincoln High School

May 25, 2022
Lincoln High School is congratulating the April Students of the Month for grades 7 through 9. One boy and one girl from these grades are selected each month. April students include seventh graders Bennett Seydel and Carter Mann, eighth graders Brooklyn Barton and Conrad Seydel, and ninth graders...

Armed Forces Day observed under the new service flags at Gold Star Mothers Park

May 25, 2022
Armed Forces Day was acknowledged at Gold Star Mother’s Park on Saturday, May 21, with a commemoration for deceased veterans that have given their lives for our country from WWI to present day conflicts. The Lake City streets and parks department had just installed the flags representing the Air...

Bestselling Minnesota thriller author Brian Freeman to speak at library

May 25, 2022
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with New York Times bestselling and Minnesota author Brian Freeman on Saturday, June 4, at 1 p.m. at the library. Freeman writes psychological thrillers that have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages. This event takes place at...

Church sponsors June 20 trip to bow and guitar plants

May 25, 2022
Valley View Assembly of God Church, Lake City, MN is sponsoring the bus tour to Mathews Bow Plant, Sparta, Wis., on Monday June 20. Departure time on the coach bus will be 8 a.m. and returning around 4:30 p.m. Cost is $60 per person (non-refundable). Event is limited to the first 50 people who...

Memorial Day schedule set

May 25, 2022
Organizers of area Memorial Day observances have announced their schedules for Memorial Day, May 30, as they prepare to honor the living and the dead who have served in the country’s armed forces. The Lake City Memorial Day program begins at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln High School auditorium. It will...

Memorial trees planted at Hok-Si-La Arbor Day ceremony

May 25, 2022
A group of local citizens and Shamla family members gathered May 21 at Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City to plant four trees in Rebecca Shamla’s memory and one tree to recognize retiring Park Manager Joanne Klees for her 20 years of service to the park. City Councilmember Faye Brown read the mayor’s...

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