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Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Apr 29, 2020
Little Sally Brown is the first of Charlotte’s kittens to go to her “forever” home this past weekend.  Her four siblings have all been chosen by adopters and will also be moving into their new homes as well.  Thanks to the families supporting the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Apr 29, 2020
This muted calico young lady recently appeared at a farm along the southeast bluffs  outside of Lake City.  She is a very sweet and outgoing cat and though she gets along pretty well with the other animals in residence, she would  very much prefer to become the “new feline farm manager” and also be...

Bird’s-eye view of Highway 61 construction

Apr 23, 2020
Steve Brown of Lake City has been monitoring progress on the Highway 61 reconstruction with weekly drone flights. This photo was taken Monday, April 20.

Children make their own wind

Apr 23, 2020
Evan and Isabel Welsh of North Oak Street used their electric scooters to generate enough wind to lift their kites on Saturday.-Photo by Ben Threinen

Dori Schmauss turns 98

Apr 23, 2020
Cars lined up for blocks on High Street as they waited their turn to wish Dori Schmauss of Lake City a happy 98th birthday Sunday. Schmauss was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. Afterward she began a career in social work. In 1972 she spent several months in Vietnam during the...

Lakeshore Agency donates for each Lake City Tiger basketball win

Apr 23, 2020
Lance Meincke (right) and Tony Heise from Lakeshore Agency presented the Lake City Education Foundation a check for $2,100 recently. Lakeshore Agency donates $100 for every boys and girls basketball win. The Lake City Education Foundation is committed to enriching the lifelong learning experience...

Pelicans visit area in droves on their spring migration

Apr 23, 2020
Just a few of the hundreds of pelicans on Frontenac Pond Sunday, according to Ben Threinen, who took this photo. He went back Monday and found only six were left.


Lake City 150th quilt block submission deadline extended

Apr 23, 2020
The Lake City 150th Community Quilt submission deadline for 12-inch blocks initially was Friday, April 24. It is now extended to Monday, May 18 with an additional drop-off option due to the uncertainty of when Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff will resume working at the downtown office. Quilters...

Lake Hits announces special Memorial Day broadcast

Apr 23, 2020
Area residents will have the option to listen to a local Memorial Day program on the radio. KLCH Radio (Lake Hits 95) will present a Memorial Day broadcast at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day (May 25) featuring prayers, a keynote address and music. B. Wayne Quist will present the keynote address. Program...

Local fire departments join statewide mask drive

Apr 23, 2020
The fire departments in Lake City and Zumbro Falls will accept donations of homemade masks on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Masks will be distributed to local group living facilities for employees and residents to wear to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Fire departments statewide...

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