Fun and games for the Woman’s Club of Lake City

Aug 23, 2023
Sparked by a spirit of adventure mixed with nostalgia the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) headed to Lark Toys in Kellogg to ride the carousel, play mini golf and enjoy the extensive collection of toys, games and books. Many of us were bemused to find our favorite childhood toys and pastimes now...

Huettls win Tony Hebert Memorial Tournament

Aug 23, 2023
The Tony Hebert Memorial Tournament was played on Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Lake City Golf Club. With a few last minute walk ups the participation grew to 112. Despite the crowded field, play went quickly and with a game on every hole the golfers had fun, according to organizers. The 112...

Kiwanis club learns about Hiawatha Mental Health Center

Aug 23, 2023
The Lake City Kiwanis recently heard Erik Sievers, a Lake City native, explain what the Hiawatha Mental Health Service (HMHS) does to help those in need of help. The service has offices in five southeastern Minnesota counties and 130 staff members that assist people receiving treatment in our...

Lane closures for Hwy. 61 resurfacing

Aug 23, 2023
Motorists on Highway 61 south of Red Wing will experience lane closures as crews are scheduled to begin resurfacing the road Aug. 25, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The Highway 61 resurfacing work is anticipated to begin Aug. 25 from the north part of the project at...

Lions Club takes over fireworks fundraising, begins campaign

Aug 23, 2023
After a one-year hiatus, fireworks will return to Lake City on July 4 next year. A group of concerned citizens approached the Lake City Lions Club about working with them to raise funds needed for the show. Dan Wood, a Lake City native, who has recently returned to live in Lake City, has joined...

Next historical society open hours is Tuesday, Aug. 29

Aug 23, 2023
The Lake City Historical Society (LCHS) will be hosting its August Open Hours event on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. in the second floor ballroom of the historic Lake City Hall. Collections Chair Bruce Whitcomb will be available to answer questions about the role of the Collections...

Chamber welcomes Stone’s Famous Popcorn

Aug 16, 2023
On Friday, July 28, Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined at Stone’s Famous Popcorn Co. of Lake City to welcome this new business to the downtown community with a Ribbon Cutting event. “Located on the corner of Lakeshore Dr. and Marion St., Stone’s Famous Popcorn Co. is a...

Circus floats through town

Aug 16, 2023
A large crowd gathered on the beach at Ohuta Park Aug. 9 to witness a performance by Flotsam! River Circus. The floating circus troupe was making its way down the Mississippi River, performing in cities along the way. They began their journey Aug. 4 in Minneapolis and are scheduled to end it Sept....

Eagle not ready for close-up

Aug 16, 2023
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen’s attempt to get a close-up of an eagle at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club was foiled when his subject, apparently deciding he had gotten too close, took flight. Threinen managed to get this photo of the bird leaving its perch.

Fire department trains with rail car at mill

Aug 16, 2023
Lake City firefighters used a railcar at Ardent Mills in Lake City to practice confined space training last week. The department thanked Ardent Mills in a Facebook post for hosting the training.


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