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Kiwanis Christmas Project begins

Nov 18, 2020
The Lake City Kiwanis Christmas Project is underway, but due to COVID-19 things will be different this year. “Last year, thanks to the generosity of our community, we provided toys, games, books, school supplies and clothing to 57 families with 135 children who live in the Lake City school...

Gundersen sees pandemic worsening

Nov 18, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has breached emergency levels in Gundersen Health System’s service areas and the crisis will worsen if communities don’t act now to control the spread, according to the health system. Cases are surging, hospital capacity and staffing levels are stressed and patients are losing...

GOP meets Nov. 23

Nov 18, 2020
The Wabasha County Republicans will have their annual Christmas party meeting on Monday, Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Zumbro Community Church, off Highway 63 at 58324 County Road 7, Zumbro Falls. The basic political organizing unit will provide chicken. Attendees are asked to bring a salad, veggie...

Give to the max to Elder Network

Nov 18, 2020
Elder Network is asking people to consider a donation to the organization as part of Give to the Max day on Nov. 19. “Isolation is an incredible health risk for senior citizens and COVID-19 has made this even worse,” the organization said in a news release. “Help Elder Network continue to provide...

In Patton Park, flags fly in honor 
of veterans and first responders

Nov 11, 2020
Flags placed by the Lake City American Legion Post line the walkways of Patton Park Tuesday to honor all veterans and first responders. On Wednesday, Veterans Day, the park was scheduled to host a rifle salute, followed a city hall bell tolling.

Work on Marina Point trailer sites has begun

Nov 11, 2020
Work has begun on the seven new vacation trailer sites on Marina Point. The work includes “earthwork, tree removal, installation of new water and sewer lines and service connections, and preparation of the site pad and finish grades,” according to the Oct. 12 City Council Agenda. In October the...

SWCD meeting is Nov. 19

Nov 11, 2020
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Center EOC Room, 848 17th Street East. Wabasha, MN People who want to attend are asked call the office at 651-560-2053 for information as...

Rotary’s pandemic humor and recipe book now available

Nov 11, 2020
Earlier this year the Lake City Rotary Club solicited recipes and witticisms from the community for a cookbook fundraiser. The resulting collection, “The Great 2020 Pepin Pandemic Cookbook,” is now available. Copies are $15 each. Proceeds will help the club fund exchange students and other...

Pass It On gives athletic booster club a boost

Nov 11, 2020
The top row of the high school bleachers was an ideal place for a photo last Saturday morning when the temperature was close to 70 degrees. The Rev. David S. Badgley, representing the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City, presented a donation of $1,000 to Samantha Kubista, secretary for the Lake...

MnDOT will now send notifications about winter driving conditions

Nov 11, 2020
Motorists are now able to get text message or email alerts for winter driving conditions for state highways in the 11 counties of southeast Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The new alerts are aimed at people who typically drive or want to be aware of situations,...

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