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Classic cars cruise in to Zumbro Falls

Jul 9, 2020
With the absence of the annual car show in Hammond, members of the Lakesters car club and other auto enthusiasts gathered in Zumbro Falls on the 4th of July for a cruise in. About 40 classic cars and trucks, rat rods, muscle cars and the like assembled in the park near the intersection of Highways...

HAHS: When it’s hot, leave your pets safely at home

Jul 8, 2020
Here are some reminders from the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society for caring for pets during the summer heat:• Please remember that our pets suffer from intense heat just as we humans do.• During summer weather it is not uncommon for sidewalk temperatures to reach 145 degrees. It takes only a short...

New sidewalks downtown

Jul 8, 2020
Workers pour new sidewalk in front of Resh Wok restaurant in Lake City on Wednesday, July 8. While sidewalk installation continues downtown, some businesses will be using alternate entrances. At the Tuesday construction update meeting, Minnesota Department of Transportation Community Engagement...

Lilies line Hillwood Drive

Jul 8, 2020
Jil Garry of Lake City submitted this photo of tiger lilies lining Hillwood Drive in Lake City. The flowerbed stretched about 80 feet along the back of Linda Soteros’ property on King’s Row. Soteros said she first planted some lilies there about 10 years ago, and the perennials have thickened and...

Bursting in air

Jul 8, 2020
Fourth of July fireworks launched from Marina Point explode overhead and are reflected in the waters of Lake Pepin during the annual fireworks display organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. The recently completed northern section of the Riverwalk attracted dozens of fireworks watchers, who...

Wabasha County museum announces limited opening

Jul 8, 2020
Wabasha County Historical Society (WCHS), Reads Landing School Museum has had a delayed opening related to COVIDing-19 restrictions. It is now open on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. by chance or by appointment. For an appointment, people can call 651-764-2396. Masks and social...

Popular service gets an upgrade

Jul 8, 2020
The City of Lake City has a new leaf vac truck. It replaces an old unit that was built in 2000 on a 1994 chassis by Lake City Public Works, according to Public Works Director Scott Jensen. The old leaf truck was becoming expensive to maintain and unreliable. “We had growing breakdowns that kept...

Police: No ‘Night Out’ this year

Jul 8, 2020
The Lake City Police Department announced this week that the annual National Night Out event in Lake City has been canceled. “Lake City PD is sad to announce that out of an abundance of caution, in order to slow the spread of COVID-19, National Night Out events will be canceled this year,” the...

No reunion for class of ‘54

Jul 8, 2020
The Lake City High School class of 1954 had their 65th class reunion in September of 2019. It was decided then that to have annual reunions instead of five-year reunions. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there won’t be a venue at which to congregate in Lake City. As a result, the...

No fair, they still cleaned

Jul 8, 2020
Even though the 2020 Wabasha County Fair was canceled due to COVID-19, several fair board members, friends, family members met on Saturday, June 27, to do grounds clean up and routine maintenance, according to a news release. Afterwards they conducted a meeting and had lunch provided by Barb...

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