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All-school reunion is Saturday, July 2

Jun 22, 2022
An all-school Lincoln High School reunion held in conjunction with the Lake City 150th Celebration is planned for Saturday, July 2, at Lincoln High School, 300 S. Garden St., Lake City. The day’s events begin with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Lake City Kiwanis Club and Lake City Lions Club...

Big year means a bigger Water Ski Days

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is going big on Water Ski Days this year. Lake City is celebrating its 150th year, it’s been just days under 100 years since Ralph Samuelson invented the sport that gave the festival its name, and Water Ski Days itself is celebrating its 50th occurrence since its...

COVID researchers make unexpected discovery

Jun 22, 2022
I was recently contacted by former Lake City High School (LCHS) students who each had a pivotal role in the development of a potential COVID-19 antiviral drug. As we experience graduation for the current class of LCHS students, I am reminded of the contributions of so many who have walked these...

Family Night on the Farm showcases Scotch Prairie’s high tech dairy operation

Jun 22, 2022
From huge climate-controlled environments down to tiny grains, seemingly everything that goes in and comes out of the Scotch Prairie Farms dairy operation is analyzed and tailored for optimal operation. The rural Lake City farm hosted the annual Wabasha County Family Night of the Farm on June 16,...

Fireman’s dance just a week away

Jun 22, 2022
A busy local festival season continues into July with the 124th annual Lake City Fire Department Fireman’s Dance on Saturday, July 2 at the Lake City Fire Hall on the 200 block of South High Street. It’ll feature live music, dancing, a new silent auction, a raffle, door prizes, a beanbag...

Five year journey ends with fountain dedication

Jun 22, 2022
Five years of planning, advocating, fundraising, and waiting came to an end Thursday, June 16, with the ceremonial ribbon cutting and dedication of the new interactive fountain at Ohuta Beach in Lake City. Water jets embedded in the concrete spray when activated by a sensor on a yellow pedestal at...

Huppert to be grand marshal of Water Ski Days parade

Jun 22, 2022
Nearly anyone who played a horn or banged a drum at Bluff View Elementary School in the last four decades is likely to recognize this year’s Water Ski Days parade grand marshal, Gail Huppert. At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, Huppert marked 40 years teaching in Lake City. She retired at the...

Legion loses close one to Chatfield

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 Baseball Team lost a hard fought game in Chatfield on Monday night by a score of 3-2. Chatfield American Legion Post 197 jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first two pitches of the game via a Luke Conica single followed by a Carter Daniels triple and...

Library friends’ next sale is June 24-25

Jun 22, 2022
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FLCPL) will be holding a two-day used book sale in conjunction with the events of Lake City’s Water Ski Days. The sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 209 South High Street. All fiction and non-fiction...

Marching band finds success with ‘Rock Opera’ show

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City Tiger Marching Band is off to an excellent start to the 2022 summer season, with several first place finishes. The Tiger Band is composed of 73 students ranging from seventh through 12th grade.The band’s 2022 summer show is titled “Perseverance, a Rock Opera.” During the first week...

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