For healthcare workers, coffee is on Lake City church

Mar 25, 2020
The Lake City United Methodist Church would like to show their appreciation to our healthcare workers with a free coffee at the Railhouse Coffee Depot. Pastor Phil Schmidt said: “Our health care workers are going above and beyond their normal work to keep us safe. They are working long hours...

EDA can help navigate economic assistance programs

Mar 25, 2020
Economic Development Authority Director The Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA) is actively working to support local businesses through this difficult time. While we certainly do not pretend to be able to forecast the complexities of the economic ramifications of a global pandemic, we...

Eagle Center offers online eagle content

Mar 25, 2020
The National Eagle Center in Wabasha remains committed to continuing its mission of inspiring the world with eagles even during its mandated closure due to COVID-19, the center said in a news release.  The Center is now offering new digital eagle experiences anywhere. The Center will share its...

Council approves emergency declaration in response to pandemic

Mar 25, 2020
The Lake City city council approved an open-ended emergency declaration Monday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The council action extends a prior declaration previously signed by Mayor Mark Nichols. It “affirms that we understand the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic,” City Administrator Rob...

Community garden plots still available

Mar 25, 2020
Registration for the 2020 season of the Lake City Community Garden will remain open until all available plots are assigned. Registration materials are posted on the City of Lake City website. People can go to, click on Community Programs, then select Community Garden...

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Mar 25, 2020
Charlotte is the mother of the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society’s first litter of kittens for 2020.  The sweet family of six were rescued from a frigid alleyway by a kind passerby and are all now enjoying the safety and warmth of a temporary foster home.  We are happy to report that the five little...

Bluff View holds annual Catch A Star program

Mar 25, 2020
Bluff View Elementary School in Lake City held their annual Catch A Star school talent show, on Friday, March 13.Students performed on the new performance stage in the added gymnasium.  The show was dedicated to our “Shining Star” Mr. Paul Holland and included a special dance break, in honor of him...

St. Mark’s shares coronavirus updates

Mar 25, 2020
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City would like the public to know that all U.S. Episcopal churches have been asked to cancel services until after Easter, by Bishop Michael Curry.  St. Mark’s will abide by this recommendation and will update parishioners and the community when they will resume...

Eagle spreads its wings

Mar 19, 2020
Photographer Ben Threinen submitted this photo of a bald eagle in mid-flight. The bird appears to be looking back in the direction from which the photo was taken.

Buoy tender passes by on Lake Pepin

Mar 19, 2020
Greg Keyport submitted this photo of a U.S. Coast Guard buoy tender taken from the point in Lake City on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 17.


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