New Hope Awana Club celebrates 10 years, welcomes new members

Oct 6, 2021
New Hope Church is celebrating its 10th year of hosting and operating Awana Clubs in Lake City. “Awana is an international ministry started and based in Chicago whose goal is to reach children with the gospel of Jesus Christ and teach them to love and serve their God and others,” the church said...

Mayo: Speed of COVID-19 vaccine development didn’t bypass safety

Oct 6, 2021
Editor’s note: This is part of a series produced by Mayo Clinic Health System entitled “Ask Mayo Clinic Health System: COVID-19 and the vaccines” How can I be expected to trust the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine when it was developed so rapidly? We hear this question frequently, and we can...

Low vision group meets Oct. 14

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City low vision support group will meet again at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City. Angela Christle, a senior services counselor for State Services for the Blind (SSB) in southeast Minnesota. She will share strategies for adapting to vision loss, show...

Library presents ‘Pecans, Pumpkins and Margo’ on Oct. 20

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a new Zoom event “Pecans, Pumpkins, and Margo!” with Margo Yotter, former owner of Rustic. This event takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. This demo includes recipes and tips on how to make Margo’s Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting...

Lake City Fall Fest continues with Johnny Appleseed Days

Oct 6, 2021
After a touching start last weekend, Lake City’s Fall Fest is preparing for perhaps its most eventful weekend of the monthlong celebration. Johnny Appleseed Days will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10, mostly in Patton Park but also in some places within walking distance. Events in the...

Former students join celebration of Reads Landing school building 150th

Oct 6, 2021
A celebration on Sunday, Sept. 26 marked 150 years of the Reads Landing school building, built in 1870. Among the almost 200 attendees from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Tennessee were two former students. Their class pictures were not displayed, but they recognized students in the displayed...

Fire department open house is Saturday

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City Fire Department will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 9, at the fire station from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fire Safety USA will be on hand for fire extinguisher checks, recharging, and replacement sales of fire extinguishers. “Come meet your local fire fighters, explore our equipment...

Class of ‘55 donates to school’s care pantry

Oct 6, 2021
After holding its 66-year reunion on Sept. 11, the Lincoln High School Class of 1955 still had some money left over and decided to donate it to the Lake City School District’s care pantry program. “We want to donate this money back to our schools where we received our great education,” the class...

Adult and Teen Challenge coming to Methodist church

Oct 6, 2021
On Sunday, Oct. 10, the Lake City United Methodist Church will welcome Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge out of Rochester, a recovery program for people with addiction. “They are bringing 35 women to minister to us with music and stories of God’s Love and Grace as they recover from addiction,”...

Shredding, milling, pulling, plowing

Sep 29, 2021
Last weekend was the last weekend in September, meaning it was time for the annual Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days festival at the Marilyn and Dwain Gerken farm near Oak Center. It was two days full of vintage equipment, food, music, competitions, vendors, demonstrations and more. This was the...


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