Best efforts can't save injured bird

Oct 19, 2017
An eagle that appeared to have been struck by a vehicle in Lake City on Oct. 16 has died. James Rainwater of Lake City said a woman discovered the injured bird shortly before noon near the center median on the 1000 block of North Lakeshore Drive. The woman waited with the injured bird for about a...

Third-generation Bellechester mechanic retires

Oct 19, 2017
Rich Majerus didn’t choose to join the family business, Majerus Garage in Bellechester. At least not right away. “I was thrust into it,” he said. The year was 1972 and Majerus was on the cusp of high school graduation. “The day of my high school graduation, the guy that was working for my dad...

Erickson wins apple peeling contest

Oct 19, 2017
Bonnie Fuhrman (left) watched Mary Erickson of Lake City peel an apple at the Gardennaire Garden Club apple peeling contest at Johnny Appleseed Day, Oct. 7. Erickson went on the win the contest with a peel measuring 92.5 inches in length. Diana Elsmore was second with an 80 inch peel. Renee Harvey...

How to be 103

Oct 19, 2017
On the occasion of her 103rd birthday recently, High Street House resident Catherine Redmond (pictured) shared what she considers the reason for her longevity and some advice for young people. “In my youth I was very active outdoors, rode ponies, walked, ran, skated on the ice – a real tomboy. Also...

Barefoot Wonder to 
play at Folk Forum

Oct 19, 2017
A muscial adventure is in store when Barefoot Wonder takes the stage at the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum Saturday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m. With nearly a century of musical experience between them, violin and mandolin player T. Bruce Bowers and guitarist Ric Gillman follow influences as diverse...

Raffle raises $675 for public library

Oct 19, 2017
Friends of the Lake City Public Library member Georgene Arndt poses with some of the prizes from a recently concluded raffle at the Lake City Public Library put on by the Friends. Fifty-five items were raffled in all, raising a total of $675 that Library Administrator Patti Bross said would go...

Exchange student 
presents to Rotary

Oct 19, 2017
Livia De Assis Rosa, an exchange student sponsored by the Lake City Rotary, presented to the club on her home country of Brazil Oct. 16. Pictured, Lake City Rotary Club President Ron Hooge (right) and Rosa exhange Rotary flags. The Lake City Rotary Club meets Mondays at noon at Port 104. Guests are...

Wabasha County GOP meeting is Oct. 23 in Plainview

Oct 19, 2017
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Plainview Community Center, 346 W. Broadway Ave, Plainview. For information people can contact Alice Atkinson, secretary, at 507-753-2142.

Holland, Walker to play at Railhouse on Oct. 20

Oct 19, 2017
Two long-time members of the Lake City music scene will perform together at the Railhouse Grill on Friday, Oct. 20. Paul Holland has been guitarist and vocalist in the groups Backlash and Paul Holland and Friends. Travis Walker has performed solo and as a member of Sixth Street Trio. The concert...

Arts group haunted house fundraiser is Oct. 27-28

Oct 19, 2017
Lake City Area Arts is inviting the public to a house-haunting party at its new headquarters, 220 E. Chestnut Street in Lake City. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28, people can enter a haunted house full of scary horror film favorites and meet a mysterious fortune...


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