Crushing it in 2018

Sep 19, 2018
It was a hot but successful Junk Crush weekend, according to Michelle Larson, Lake City Chamber of Commerce executive director. “Even with the heat of summer in the middle of September, Junk Crush was a another successful event for our city as a whole and the Chamber,” She said. “The live music...

Survey shows support for community, childcare center

Sep 19, 2018
One week ago, I briefly introduced the first article in a series presenting the results of the market research study sponsored by the Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA). In this article, I am pleased to present a very high-level summary of those survey results. During our collection...

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Sep 19, 2018
These pets are available for adoption through the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.   Each individual pet listing tells a story and who to contact for more information.  For a complete listing of the animals still available for adoption visit their website

Board tours Bluff View project

Sep 19, 2018
One of two rainbows that appeared overhead as the Lake City School Board toured the construction underway at Bluff View Elementary School on Monday, Sept. 17. School Board Chair Heath Oeltjen (left) and Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger are standing outside what will become new...

Firefighters train with grain rescue equipment

Sep 19, 2018
Lake City firefighters trained Sept. 11 with equipment designed to help rescue people stuck in grain or a similar material like sand. Firefighters assemble shields around the victim to form a tube. Whatever the person is trapped in can then be removed from around the person until they are freed. Ag...

Mill officials present to Kiwanis Club

Sep 19, 2018
Bobby Blaser and Tracy Kinneman from Ardent Mills presented to the Lake City Kiwanis Club on Sept. 12. Pictured, from left are Erick Enger of the Kiwanis Club, Blaser, and Kinneman.

Rotary gets membership award

Sep 19, 2018
Dick Becker (right), Rotary district governor, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 17 Lake City Rotary Club meeting. He also presented President Scott Fiege (left) an award for the club being runner-up for new membership in the small club division (25 or fewer members) this past year. The Lake City...

Tiger marching band voted best in the area

Sep 19, 2018
The Lake City Tiger Marching Band, under the direction of Paul Holland and Eric Stashek, is the recipient of the KROC‘s Best Marching Band in Southeast Minnesota Award. “We would like to thank all who support the Lake City band and music program,” the directors said in a news release. “The Tiger...

Tony Cuchetti plays Sept. 21 at The Railhouse

Sep 19, 2018
Tony Cuchetti will perform Friday, Sept. 21, 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...

Worn flags get patriotic sendoff

Sep 19, 2018
Representatives of the Lake City American Legion, the Lake City VFW, their auxiliaries, the Lake City Girl Scouts, and the Lake City Boy Scouts gathered at the VFW Tuesday for a disposal ceremony for American flags that are no longer in servicable condition. The flags were inspected, determined to...


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