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Living History Night is Jan. 27

Jan 25, 2023
On Friday, Jan. 27, the students of St. John’s Lutheran School and Roots to Wings Learning Center will present their annual Living History Night. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary where the Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 classes will regale guests with facts about two little-known but...

Pistol Whippin Party Penguins perform in Wabasha Jan. 28

Jan 25, 2023
The Pistol Whippin Party Penguins bring their Americana sounds to WideSpot in Wabasha on Saturday, January 28. Their music features country, bluegrass, blues and rock influences, highlighted by four part harmonies. WideSpot is located in Wabasha’s Broadway Theater at 611 Broadway Avenue...

SEMMCHRA to hold homebuyer education program in Lake City

Jan 25, 2023
In partnership with the Lake City Community Education, the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) will be hosting an in-person Home Stretch class on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Lake City. The class will be held at Bluff View Elementary...

State park candlelight trail event is Feb. 4

Jan 25, 2023
Frontenac State Park is inviting the public to “come enjoy an evening in Frontenac State Park by candlelight.” On Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., parkgoers can snowshoe, ski, or hike the trail along the bluff top with views of the Mississippi River Valley, lit by dozens of luminaries and...

VFW Auxiliary announces youth national anthem singing contest

Jan 25, 2023
VFW Auxiliary 8729 in Lake City has announced the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue! Youth in grades kindergarten through 12 can “showcase their talent, display their patriotism and express their creativity while competing for...

WinterStüff is back

Jan 25, 2023
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is again promoting a series of outdoor winter events it’s calling “WinterStüff.” “Ok, so we made up the word, but the fun is oh so real,” the Chamber writes on its website. “Join us in Lake City for a February of full-on fun on the lake, on the trails, and on the...

Bingo continues at VFW

Jan 18, 2023
The Lake City VFW reported lots of Bingo players Sunday, Jan. 15. Audrey Watson (left) was the caller and Judy Burfeind (center) and Betsy White were the auditors. Bingo will be held again this Saturday, Jan. 21. Lunch starts at noon, followed by Bingo at 1 p.m. It’s organized by the VFW Auxiliary...

Hegseths sponsor 2023 Five for Food challenge

Jan 18, 2023
Steve and Kathy Hegseth are new sponsors of Five for Food 2023. Steve is the son of Joyce and the late Orville Hegseth of Lake City. They have recently purchased a home in Lake City. Five for Food sponsors pledge $500 or more. Sponsor’s funds are pooled and used to match contributions from the...

Lake City Fall Fest organizers, volunteers celebrate successful event

Jan 18, 2023
Lake City Fall Fest volunteers and committee members celebrated the “end of another great event” at the Lake City VFW. Fall Fest is a series of events taking place in and around Lake City every fall. Last year’s Fall Fest included Patton Park decorating, a coronation, Haunted Hok-Si-La and several...

Madeline Medvec receives Lake City Federal Bank scholarship

Jan 18, 2023
Lake City Federal Bank President Jim Mack (right) presents Madeline Medvec with a $1,000 scholarship check. Madeline graduated from Lincoln High in 2022. Madeline completed her first semester at Iowa State University and plans to continue her undergraduate studies there in Meteorology. After...

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