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Ackermann Total Eye Care collects, donates school supplies

Sep 21, 2022
During the month of August, Ackermann Total Eye Care collected donations from customers during their Back-to-School promotion. At the same time, additional funds were collected by the Youth Program at First Lutheran Church and the totals were triple-matched by Dr. Michael Ackermann. These funds...

Class of 1953 reunites at Port 104

Sep 21, 2022
The Lincoln High School Class of 1953 gathered at Port 104 for lunch on Friday, Sept. 16, with 11 classmates attending. Front row, from left: Mary Ann (Banitt) Beck, Frank Irwin, Margie (Parrott) Hayes, and Darlene (Adler) Paulson. Middle row, from left: Nancy (Bremer) Dahlquist, and Lorraine (...

Gentile paints outer harbor

Sep 21, 2022
Willow Gentile poses with a painting of the Lake City Marina she was working on recently. People driving through Frontenac may have seen another piece of her recent work: the peacock mural on the side of Camilla and Me. The Rochester-based artist has also taught classes at Lake City Area Arts and...

Gillford Golden Gophers do road ditch clean-up

Sep 21, 2022
The Gillford Golden Gophers 4-H club had their first meeting this school year. The club did road ditch clean-up in rural Zumbro Falls and also elected officers. Anyone interested in joining Wabasha County 4-H can call 651-565-5168.

Pepin Valley Dental shows its ‘150’ with 150 tooth brushes

Sep 21, 2022
Pepin Valley Dental in Lake City created a display of 150 toothbrushes as its entry in the “Show Us Your 150” challenge issued by the Lake City 150th Celebration Committee. The brushes were then donated to the Lake City Food Shelf. With the brushes are Dr. Andy Christensen and Dr. Marie Mueske. “...

Autumn Harvest Fest is this weekend

Sep 21, 2022
Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Fest, the annual celebration of the area’s agricultural heritage, is happening this weekend at the Dwain and Marilyn Gerken farm near Oak Center. The 22nd annual is Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. People who want...

Camp Fire members rekindle fond memories at reunion

Sep 21, 2022
The Camp Fire Reunion was held Sunday, September 18, at Hok-Si-La Park. Camp Fire was an integral part of the history of Lake City and with the 150th Celebration of Lake City, it was time to have a reunion. The planning committee consisted of Patty Svien, Eloise Blattner, Cheryl Huettl, Deidre...

Coop warns about scam

Sep 21, 2022
On Sept. 14, Peoples Energy Cooperative (PEC) received multiple reports of phone utility scams, the company reported. “Members describe being told that the Cooperative was overcharging them, and they were going to be refunded. However, to receive the refund, they needed to share their credit...

Enger optimistic COVID won’t disrupt school year

Sep 21, 2022
Lake City Public Schools are seeing some COVID-19 cases in the early part of the 2022-2023 school year. The most recent COVID-19 report on the school website listed five confirmed cases at Bluff View Elementary School and one at Lincoln High School. Supt. Erick Enger addressed the topic during his...

Fall Fest kicks off this weekend

Sep 21, 2022
Fall is officially here and Lake City Fall Fest officially begins Sunday, Sept. 25, with opening of the Patton Park Fun Zone. Erica Hoops, one of the committee members who organize the festival, said she’s excited for all this year’s events. “We have worked so hard this year hoping we have made it...

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