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Mayo adjusts COVID-19 Red Wing test site hours

Sep 16, 2020
Mayo Clinic Health System is adjusting the hours of its drive-through COVID-19 testing sites beginning Sept. 12, 2020, in Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna and Red Wing. This change will help focus support during the hours where there is the most demand from patients, Mayo said in a news release. The...

Library offers ‘Foods as Medicine’ program

Sep 16, 2020
The Lake City Public Library (LCPL) invites the public to join Dr. Amy Sapola, “an expert on integrative and functional medicine in women’s health, vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements,” on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will learn about digestion and liver health and how to...

LCAA celebrates ‘Member of the Year’ Pat Swanson with special exhibit

Sep 16, 2020
Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) has announced that its member of the year, Pat Swanson, will have a special gallery show called “My Artistic Journey” on Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lake City Area Arts Center. The exhibit features original watercolor paintings, batik hangings with photos...

Group seeks help testing internet speeds

Sep 16, 2020
The Minnesota Rural Broadband Coalition is conducting the Minnesota Speed Test Initiative to find out exactly where broadband service is available in rural Minnesota and what speeds people are receiving. People can take the test at http://mnruralbroadbandcoalition.com/speedtest “For years we’ve...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s 101 offered online Sept. 29

Sep 16, 2020
The Wabasha County Senior Health Action Team is hosting a free virtual community outreach program to draw attention to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101 will be offered through the Zoom platform on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guest presenter...

Community quilt on display Sept. 19

Sep 16, 2020
The Lake City 150th community quilt is finished and will be first publicly displayed at a capstone event at the Lake City Area Arts center on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The reversible quilt includes a variety of quilt blocks donated by community members of all ages. The center...

Caution urged ahead of Saturday’s Flood Run

Sep 16, 2020
Motorists should use extra caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall Flood Run, Saturday, Sept. 19. The route takes riders between the Twin Cities and Winona, according to law enforcement agencies. So far this season...

A spotlight on local music Saturday in the park

Sep 16, 2020
The first annual Lake City Music Showcase will bring free live music to Patton Park Saturday, Sept. 19. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., musicians local (and less local) will perform to raise money for a fund to provide grants for music-related expenses to young musicians in the Lake City area. People can...

High school completes 
single-occupant restroom project

Sep 9, 2020
Lincoln High School has eight new single-occupant restrooms in the middle school building. The restrooms - six non-gendered and two women’s only - replace a boys room that was on one level and a girls room that was on another. Deteriorating plumbing in the now-replaced restrooms led to the project.

U of M endowed chair named for Lake City resident

Sep 9, 2020
Lake City resident Macaran Baird is being honored with the establishment of the Mac Baird Endowed Chair in Family Medicine Advocacy and Policy at the University of Minnesota. “Created by the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and named for...

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