Fire department receives Round-Up grant

Jul 1, 2020
The Lake City Fire Department will have some help outfitting its new ladder truck. “Thanks to the generosity of Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members, $1,000 was donated in June to the Lake City Fire Departments to help cover the cost of tools for their new ladder truck,” Goodhue County...

Ed Foundation announces award, grant winners

Jul 1, 2020
Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) has announced the recipients of thousands of dollars of grants and awards to support Lake City Public Schools. “The Lake City Education Foundation has the great fortune this year to offer a variety of grants, scholarships and awards that will broadly support...

Community invited to ‘Chalk the Park’

Jul 1, 2020
Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) is inviting residents to create artwork on Patton Park sidewalks for the community to enjoy with its “Chalk the Park” program. People can sign up to receive 20 sidewalk chalks and an art project plan. “Through this program, LCAA aims to provide a creative and fun outlet...

A new chapter for Mueller, and Lake City Area Arts

Jul 1, 2020
I have bitter-sweet news to share. Target Corporation has officially announced that I have been tapped to fill a newly created role as Director of Inclusive Product Design. In this role, I am accountable for the strategy, methodology, education, and resources required to elevate the design teams in...

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Jul 1, 2020
This sweet young fellow is currently named “Frosty” due to the color of his coat.  He is currently waiting patiently in the Wabasha pound for his owner to come and take him home.  He is very outgoing and since he is an intact male, he may have very likely gone wandering, looking for female...

Walkers will resume July 8 with Heritage Tree Trail

Jul 1, 2020
Walking Lake Pepin participants gathered on June 24 to walk along Lake City’s historic South Oak Street.In November 2015, the Lake City City Council approved the designation of the South Oak Street Historic District as a Heritage Preservation SiteThe Historic District starts at the corner of Center...

St. Mary’s celebrates its graduating seniors

Jul 1, 2020
On Saturday evening, June 13, St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake City celebrated with a baccalaureate mass for its 2020 graduating seniors.  Bottom to top, on left: Olivia Berger, Derek Meincke, Brady Schurhammer and John Klouser; on right: Renae Harvey, Jacob Wohlers, Anthony Gates, Josh...

HAHS: Tips for adding a new cat to your home

Jun 24, 2020
Whether people are adding an adult cat or a kitten, it is important to make the proper introduction, states the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS).  The first 24 hours are critical and it helps if people understand a little bit about how cats relate to their world.For the cat territory is of...

Old tree has seen many a Father’s Day

Jun 24, 2020
Charlotte Eastin submitted this photo from Father’s Day of the Schwartz family under their catalpa tree on South Oak Street in Lake City. From left are Alice and Don Schwartz of Lake City and Brian Ballard, Alice’s son and Don’s step-son. Don said catalpa tree is a member of the orchid family....

Library friends prep for 
all-fiction book sale

Jun 24, 2020
Members of the Friends of the Lake City Public Library pose with their current reads to promote their upcoming “Pop Up! All-Fiction Used Book Sale” on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the former Lake City Public Safety Building next to the Lake City Public Library. People can buy paper...


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