Hall of Fame inducts class of 2021

Oct 13, 2021
On Saturday, Oct. 9, the Lake City High School Hall of Fame inducted the class of 2021. This year’s honorees included John Pat Kennedy in the category of Athletics, John Blondell and the late Paul Holland in the Fine Arts category, Shawn Sweeney for Outstanding Contribution, the late Jack R. Powers...

Fresh Market owner: Name change brings consistency, simplifies marketing

Oct 13, 2021
The name change from Fiesta Foods to Lake City Fresh Market has led to speculation about a change in ownership at the long-time grocery store in Lake City. Phil Nyberg, the owner of Fiesta Foods and now Lake City Fresh Market, said the new name is intended to allow the store to operate better in...

Trucks touched

Oct 6, 2021
Children had a chance to explore an excavator, tractor, police cruiser, ambulance, fire truck, garbage truck and more during the Lake City Fall Fest Touch a Truck event on Saturday, Oct. 2, on Center Street next to Patton Park. It was also the grand opening of the Fall Fest Fun Zone in the park....

St. Mark’s donates money 
to city ambulance service

Oct 6, 2021
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City recently made a donation of $3,720 to Lake City Ambulance. The funds were presented to ambulance service Director Sara Rybarczyk by Rev. Barbara Mathias to help cover the cost of specialty medical equipment and training materials. Pictured are (back row,...

Homecoming royalty crowned

Oct 6, 2021
Carly Earnest Miller and Jonathan Harvey are Lincoln High School’s 2021 Homecoming queen and king, respectively. Coronation took place Monday, Oct. 4, at the start of Homecoming week at the high school. Homecoming court members are (front row, from left) Ava Brunn, Mikayla Arendt, Queen Carly...

Grocery store gets new name

Oct 6, 2021
Fiesta Foods is getting a new name. Signs reflecting the new moniker, Lake City Fresh Market, went up on the exterior of the grocery store Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Thrivent associate to hold shredding event

Oct 6, 2021
Thrivent Financial Associate Larry Hawe is co-hosting a shredding event on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon at Mississippi National Golf Links, 409 Golf Links Drive, Red Wing. There is no charge for the event but cash donations collected will be split between Smiles for Sammie Scholarship...

State park night sky program rescheduled to Oct. 9

Oct 6, 2021
The Night sky program scheduled for Oct. 2 was canceled due to cloud cover. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. “Members of the Rochester Astronomy Club will be present for a relaxing night of stargazing. You will learn about constellations and their lore, see...

St. Elizabeth’s offers flu shot appointments

Oct 6, 2021
Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics has opened its flu shot clinics in Wabasha and Alma. Appointments are required. Weekday, evening, and Saturday time slots are available. Walk-in flu vaccines are available in outpatient pharmacy Tuesday-Friday, 2-4 p.m. for adults 18 and older. Any...

Oct. 9-10 used book sale features WWII collection

Oct 6, 2021
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library Fall Used Book Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10. The sale will be held at the former Lake City Public Safety Building at 209 South High Street, next to the library. The sale offers fiction and non-fiction books for adults and...


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