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Pickleball courts nearly finished

Sep 22, 2021
The new pickleball courts at Underwood Park in Lake City appeared to be missing just one thing Tuesday, Sept. 21: nets. Those are on backorder and expected to arrive next week, according to city Public Works Director Scott Jensen. In the meantime, players can bring portable nets to use on the...

Marina’s winter storage process underway

Sep 22, 2021
A Lake City Marina truck pushes the sailboat “Persephone” toward Marina Point on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Hundreds of boats that populate the marina docks will come out of the water in the coming weeks. Many will be stored on-site. Persephone is a fitting name for a vessel that spends a season in disuse...

Lincoln High School class of 1971 holds 50-year reunion

Sep 22, 2021
Front row, from left: Dave Johannessohn, Gary Ludwig, Bill Fuhrman, Cheryl Luettinger, Chari Glander Myers, Barry Possehl, Joanne Hinck Lafferty, Gayle Larson Hauschildt, Scott Malles, Don Oliver, Tom Harkins. Middle row, from left: Bob Kemp, Bonnie Roberson, Miriam Johnson Holden, Deb Oseth...

Lincoln class of 1953 holds reunion

Sep 22, 2021
Ten members of the Lincoln High School class of 1953 held their 68th class reunion at Port 104 with noon lunch and visiting on Friday, Sept. 17. Front Row, from left: Bonnie (Buck) Bunkowske, Darlene (Adler) Paulson, Marjorie (Parrott) Hayes, Lorraine (Weber) Heitmann, Mary Ann (Banitt) Beck. Back...

A great many pelicans visit Lake Pepin

Sep 22, 2021
Lake Pepin has been a popular gathering place for pelicans recently, as this photo from Ben Threinen shows. “Last Thursday through Saturday the pelicans were a beautiful sight to watch,” he writes. “I do not remember a fall with this many pelicans stopping by Lake City.”

12 confirmed at First Lutheran

Sep 22, 2021
Twelve students were confirmed during an Affirmation of Baptism ceremony at First Lutheran Church on Sunday morning, Sept. 12. Front row, from left: Pastor Tim Ehling, Bailee Kohrs, Ayonna Nadeau, Ashley Emerson, Emma Kopp, Alison Wallerich, Miranda Dudley. Back row, from left: Ella Matzke, Jenna...

Tiger Band’s busy fall begins with Kellogg parade

Sep 22, 2021
On Sept. 12 the Lake City Tiger Marching Band made up of students in 10th through 12th grade marched in the Kellogg Watermelon Festival with Grand Marshall Thelma Holland. Thelma is the mother of the late Paul Holland who led the Tiger Marching Band from 2001 to 2020. The Tiger marching season is...

Roberts awarded Gold Leaf for accomplishments at state park

Sep 22, 2021
Harry Roberts has been awarded the Gold Leaf in recognition of his many hours of service to Frontenac State Park, the Frontenac State Park Association announced recently. The award was presented by Brian Schreiber, president of Frontenac State Park Association on Aug. 19. The leaf will be added...

New ‘Famous Names’ doc premieres on new historical society YouTube channel

Sep 22, 2021
The Lake City Historical Society is debuting a new documentary along with a new way to watch it and other local history videos. “Famous Names of Lake City, Volume 2” is one of a handful of videos on the Lake City Historical Society’s new YouTube Channel. Ben Threinen, who directed the 42-minute...

County GOP meets Sept. 27

Sep 22, 2021
The Republicans of Wabasha County will hold their montly meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Zumbro Falls Golf Course. Supper will be first, followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, people can contact Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2142.

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