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Catholic Worker Farm is July 29 for a walkers tour

Jul 22, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, the group walk for Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) started in Ohuta Park where Denny Robertson, creator of the Lake City Heritage Tree Trail, explained how and why he developed the trail.He began the tour by showing the group the large cottonwood trees near the shores of Lake Pepin...

Bluff View summer reading program goes virtual

Jul 22, 2020
The Bluff View Summer Reading Program has been different this summer. They have been running the program virtually by using Zoom, Schoology, and Seesaw. They meet with different grade levels twice a month through Zoom. They also push out stories and practice comprehension skills through Schoology...

Classical guitarist performs in park

Jul 22, 2020
Classical guitarist David Rogers performed on a humid Saturday evening in the classically-inspired gazebo in Lake City to a crowd of about 30-40. Rogers, of Eugene, Ore., was in the midwest playing two concerts – the other was in Illinois – before heading back to the west coast. He performed...

Community garden thriving in pandemic

Jul 22, 2020
A season that began under a cloud of uncertainty has turned sunny for the Lake City Community Garden. “We weren’t sure if it was going to fly because of the pandemic,” said Julie McDevitt, a member of the Community Garden Committee. “It’s working out great. I think it’s a real place of sanity.”...

Cover crop production field day announced

Jul 22, 2020
Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is holding a Cover Crop Production Field Day from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Ed and Jane McNamara Farm, 37299 171 Avenue, Goodhue. It will be held rain or shine. Topics will include: • Local producer panel discussion on...

Music circle back together, newcomers welcome

Jul 15, 2020
The music circle is meeting again at the Lake City Area Arts center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Musicians of all skill levels are welcome to participate. No registration is necessary. Masks are required. Pictured (front row, from left) Lee Partington, Linda Dickey, (back row, from left)...

Shore lunch

Jul 15, 2020
Over 200 fish dinners were served at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club’s “Fish Fry on the Fly” on Friday, July 10. Another fish fry is scheduled for Friday, July 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., or until the fish is gone. There are no pre-orders or call-in orders, diners drive by and pick up meals in “to go...

‘Chalk the Park’ packs still available

Jul 15, 2020
Lake City Area Arts still has some packages of sidewalk chalk to give away as part of its “Chalk the Park” program encouraging people of all ages to create sidewalk art in Patton Park. Packs are available at no charge while supplies last at Lake City Market by the Lake, Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p...

150th celebration committee meets July 21

Jul 15, 2020
The Lake City 150th Celebration Committee’s next meeting will be Tuesday, July 21 at 10 a.m. under the picnic shelter at Roschen Park. Anyone interested in being part of the committee is welcome to attend. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair; masks recommended, not required. “The committee...

DNR - Conservation and agriculture benefit from grazing program

Jul 15, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) have joined forces to help connect the state’s cattle farmers in need of additional forage to DNR area wildlife managers needing to manage grassland habitat, according to a news release from the...

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