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Waterskiing centennial makes Reader’s Digest

Sep 14, 2022
Ralph Samuelson’s invention of water skiing in 1922 was included in “A Celebration of 100th Birthdays,” part of a regular feature called 13 Things that appeared in the September Issue of Reader’s Digest Magazine. Other notable 100th birthdays this year, included the companies Jaguar, Belle Tires,...

SWCD meets Sept. 22

Sep 14, 2022
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave., Wabasha.

Thursday Market by the Lake season ends tonight

Sep 14, 2022
The final Thursday night Lake City Market by the Lake of the 2022 season will take place tonight, Thursday, Sept. 15, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Ohuta Beach area. Shawn Ogden will play music at the Pavilion. The weekly market also features “food trucks, farmer and artist vendors, Power of...

Banner marks city’s banner year

Sep 14, 2022
Printmaking artist and Lake City native Stephen McKenzie led the creation of a 40-foot banner celebrating Lake City’s 150th anniversary on Sunday in the Lake City Federal Bank parking lot. Under his direction, particpants staged, designed, and painted Lake City-themed art with water based ink....

Children’s Church begins Sept. 18

Sep 14, 2022
Grace Community Church in Lake City has a new program starting on Sunday, Sept. 18 Children’s Church. All children ages 3 through fifth grade are invited to attend. “Come as a family to the Church service at 10 a.m. and after the music, right before the sermon, the kids will be led out for their...

Church tours celebrating city’s 150th are Oct. 8

Sep 14, 2022
As a part of Lake City’s 150th Anniversary Celebration, the Lake City Clergy Association is inviting the public to a tour of Lake City’s churches on Saturday, Oct. 8. Reservations are not required. All churches are handicap accessible. Participating churches are: Bethany Lutheran, First...

Council sets preliminary levy increase at 8%

Sep 14, 2022
The Lake City City Council approved a preliminary property tax levy that’s 8 percent higher than this year. State law requires local governments to set a preliminary levy before Sept. 30. The levy can be amended downward but not upward before a final levy is set before the end of the year. City...

Dedication for new hillside chapel in Frontenac is Sunday, Sept. 18

Sep 14, 2022
Christ Church Old Frontenac will have a dedication ceremony for its new outdoor worship area on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. The dedication service of the new worship area, named Wakondiota Hillside Chapel at Christ Church Old Frontenac, will be presided over by Episcopal Bishop Craig Loya....

Food shelf seeking help with certain items

Sep 14, 2022
We are fortunate to live in such a giving, supportive community. The Lake City Food Shelf is one of the organizations that is blessed by citizens, groups, and churches who give money and food donations throughout the year, and for that, we are grateful. At the Food Shelf, we try to be good...

Hollman named associate dean at Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences

Sep 14, 2022
Lake City native John H. Hollman, PT, Ph.D., professor of Physical Therapy, has been named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences (MCSHS). Hollman, along with administrative partner Aaron Rindflesch, Ph.D., will lead the Academic Affairs Committee and...

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