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Fire in the Shire in Alma on June 1

May 29, 2024
Castlerock Museum’s annual Fire in the Shire event, a citywide celebration of all things medieval, will be June 1 in Alma. Various demonstrations will take place on the street in front of the museum. Kazimir the Hungry will be breathing fire and swallowing swords at 10 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 3:30 p.m...

Head Start moves to Bluff View from Wabasha

May 29, 2024
In partnership with Lake City Public Schools, Three Rivers Community Action is relocating their Head Start classroom from Wabasha to Lake City. “With the majority of students enrolling from the Lake City School District, and an opportunity to collaborate with the preschool and early childhood...

Hok-Si-La cabins 7-9 complete

May 29, 2024
Hok-Si-La’s three newest sleeper cabins are now complete and ready for guests. Lake City Public works director Scott Jensen said the final touch—sodding around the cabins—was completed May 17. The three cabins look very similar to the six they’ll be joining in the park. One obvious difference is...

Lakeshore Agency donates $1,600 to Lake City Education Foundation

May 29, 2024
Representatives of the Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) accepted a check for $1,600 from the Lakeshore Agency, which donated $100 for each home win earned by the varsity boys and girls basketball teams this winter. Their sponsorship along with gifts from additional donors allowed the LCEF to...

‘Flower Moon’ shines over Marina

May 29, 2024
The full moon on Thursday, May 24 reflects in the water of Lake Pepin and the Lake City Marina’s outer harbor. According to “The Old Farmer’s Almanac,” a full moon that occurs during the month of May is called a “Flower Moon.” Keep an eye on the night sky for the “Strawberry Moon” on June 21....

High school students celebrate Tractor Day on Friday, May 24

May 29, 2024
In what’s become an annual tradition as the school year nears its end, dozens of Lincoln High School students drove tractors to school on Friday May 24. Although the average tractor size seems to be trending upward over time, this year may have had the smallest participant yet: a little pink and...

Community foundation donates $2,000 to Peters Memorial Fund

May 22, 2024
The Peters Memorial Fund announced in a news release that it “is a proud recipient of a $2,000 grant from the Greater Lake City Community Foundation. The grant will help the Peters Memorial Fund cover the cost of prom fees and Driver’s Education classes for local students needing financial...

Humane Society 5K-9 attracts 31 participants and raises $1,200

May 22, 2024
On May 18, the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) held its annual 5K-9 Fun Run/Walk along Lake City’s River Walk. Thanks to 31 participants, HAHS raised $1,200 for the care of animals in their foster homes, the society said. Sponsors Anytime Fitness and Lake Pepin Pet Clinic covered all the race...

LCAA hosts Lyzander on Sunday, May 26

May 22, 2024
Lake City Area Arts will host musician Lyzander at a Coffee House concert event at the Lake City Area Arts on May 26 at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. There’s a $5 admission charge and refreshments will be available. “Performing over 200 shows per year since 2011 - half of them as a solo act and...

Nine inducted into Lake City Bowling Hall of Fame

May 22, 2024
The Lake City Bowling Association inducted nine people into the Lake City Bowling Hall of Fame at an enshrinement dinner held May 18 at the Lake City VFW. Pictured are inductees (front row, from left) Bob Hanson, Sandee Plank, Tammy Anderson (accepting on behalf of inductee the late Mark Anderson...

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