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Pink super moon through a haze

Apr 28, 2021
Foreground foliage creates a striking silhouette against the hazy light from the Pink Moon in this photo by Ben Threinen from April 26. According to NASA Science Solar System Exploration blog, the Pink Moon is named “after the herb moss pink, also known as creeping phlox, moss phlox, or mountain...

Woman’s club meets to discuss 2021 projects

Apr 28, 2021
The 2021 year is being touted as a year of hope for the return of a greater normalcy of life for many. Spring is also a return of the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) in- person membership meetings and activities. The first gathering was April 21 at St. Marks Episcopal Church fellowship room. It...

Toy store opens downtown

Apr 28, 2021
When Katie and Justin Novak rented space at 104 E. Lyon Ave. to open a toy store, they expected to paint and be open within a month. That isn’t how it worked out. “It’s snowballed into something we never planned on,” Justin said. First, Michelle Larson, who was then with the Chamber of Commerce,...

Tour de Pepin returns, registration now open

Apr 28, 2021
Registration for the 14th annual Tour de Pepin is now open. Last year’s event was virtual due to COVID-19. This year’s the tour will be back and in-person on June 5, with some modifications. A new 40-mile ride between Lake City and Stockholm, Wis., joins the traditional 30-, 50-, 72-, and 100-mile...

Record turn-out for community clean-up despite cold weather

Apr 28, 2021
Volunteers turned out in 40-degree, damp weather Saturday to help make Lake City a nicer place to be when temps double. “Although Lake City does a nice job of maintaining our parks and the marina, a little extra help in the spring is always welcome to get ourselves ready for all the summer fun,”...

New COVID-19 guidelines for schools and sports

Apr 28, 2021
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) issued updated guidance to support COVID-19 testing for students in middle and high school as well as any Minnesotans participating in organized sports. The guidance comes as Minnesota is...

Mayo doing vaccinations here Friday

Apr 28, 2021
Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City is scheduling appointments for a COVID-19 vaccination event on Friday, April 30, at the Lake City clinic. It’s not necessary to be a Mayo patient to schedule an appointment. Anyone can sign up by calling 507-434-9929. Mayo patients can also get an appointment...

Lake City grad is featured faculty at U of M - Morris

Apr 28, 2021
Lincoln High School graduate Brad Heins was profiled for “Faculty Feature Fridays” this month at the University of Minnesota - Morris, where he is associate professor of organic dairy production and teaches the course “Applied Statistical Models and Analysis for Animal Science Professionals” and...

High school’s March students of the month

Apr 28, 2021
Each month during the school year, Lincoln High School selects one boy and one girl each from grades seven through nine as its students of the month. The students of the month for March, 2021, are: Seventh grade: Madyson Skifton and Henry Hammers. Eighth grade: Ximena Figueroa-Hernandez and Eric...

Free flag kits available now for ‘CommUNITY Flag Project’

Apr 28, 2021
As part of a ‘CommUNITY Flag Project,’ Lake City Area Arts is inviting community members to make their own small flag to be hung along with flags from others at Patton Park this summer. “All that is needed is some fabric, some paint, embroidery, collage items glued on and your creativity,” said...

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