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Chamber welcomes Copper Mug to community

Feb 21, 2024
On Friday, January 19, 2024 Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined Copper Mug Restaurant to welcome this new business to the Lake City community with a Ribbon Cutting event. “Located at 800 W. Lyon Ave., Copper Mug is family owned. Each owner is heavily involved in day to day...

Does glowing sky fish portend good things for Governor’s Fishing Opener?

Feb 21, 2024
Jim Post emerged from watching a youth bowling event at Port 104 last fall to see a cloud, backlit by the sun, that’s reminiscent of the walleye species that’s popular with anglers on nearby Lake Pepin. In May Lake City will play host to the annual Governor’s Fishing Opener.

High school announces January, 2024 Students of the Month

Feb 21, 2024
Lincoln High School has announced the January, 2024 Students of the Month for grades 7 through 9. Two students from these grades are selected each month. January students include: • 7th grade: Eric Hernandez Nestor and Alexis McCoy • 8th grade: Rylee Thieren and Greyson McElmury • 9th...

Historical society to showcase collection

Feb 21, 2024
The public is invited to join Lake City Historical Society volunteers for a chance to touch and see some of the objects in the collection during Open Hours on Friday, Feb. 23, from noon to 3 p.m. Collection Committee volunteers will be boxing up some old treasures that are in storage along with...

Library to host second sourdough presentation by educator Anna Karsten

Feb 21, 2024
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to The Art and Science of Sourdough, with local educator Anna Karsten on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 10 a.m. at the Lake City Public Library. “As sourdough is an ever-evolving art form, come to the library and recalibrate your sourdough game. This...

Pass It On Thrift Shop donates $1,500 for Lake City Nordic uniforms, skis, and boots

Feb 21, 2024
No one in Minnesota would have expected no snow on the ground on the last day of January. Yet that’s how it was when I met up with the Lake City Nordic team in the front of Lincoln High School on Jan. 31, 2024. I was there to see the team’s new uniforms and equipment, which our Pass It On Thrift...

Crowd turns out for bingo, other events at Sportsman’s Club fishing contest

Feb 21, 2024
The parking lot at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club overflowed with vehicles Saturday, Feb. 17, as people turned out for the club’s annual ice fishing contest fundraiser, though uncertain ice conditions meant there wasn’t any actual fishing. Still, there were many activities inside the clubhouse on...

Five for Food sponsors gather to help kick off 2024 campaign

Feb 21, 2024
Some of the sponsors of the Five for Food Initiative for the Lake City Food Shelf gathered at the Food Shelf to kick off the 2024 campaign. Sponsors pledge $500 or more to the sponsors’ pool. The sponsor pool is used to match community contributions of $5 or more, dollar for dollar, to the...

Forestry Day draws record crowd in Kellogg

Feb 21, 2024
A large crowd gathered Feb. 9 at the Front Porch Bar and Grill in Kellogg for the annual Wabasha Forestry Day, which featured speakers and topics including land ethics, foraging, invasive species, markets and utilization, and landowner assistance and program updates. There was a great turnout, even...

Fat Tuesday comes early for Chamber

Feb 14, 2024
The Fat Tuesday celebration of Mardi Gras wasn’t until Feb. 13, but the Lake City Chamber of Commerce sought to capture a little of its spirit with a Mardi Gras theme at its annual meeting on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Attendees dressed in their Mardi Gras attire, a pianist...

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