National Day of Prayer event planned for Patton Park

Apr 17, 2024
Organizers are planning a local observance of National Day of Prayer in Lake City. “The National Day of Prayer is a day set aside by congress to pray for our civic leaders,” organizers said. “Here in Lake City, we are holding a National Day of Prayer observance in Patton Park on Thursday, May 2,...

Community choir welcomes new and returning singers

Apr 17, 2024
Welcome Spring! For the Lake City Community Choir this means a swelling in their numbers as snowbirds return from warmer climates and student schedules open up in the summer months. It’s also a great time to consider joining our group. We meet every Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lake City...

Pancake fundraiser for children’s hospital is April 28 at Copper Mug

Apr 17, 2024
A pancake breakfast to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital will take place Sunday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Copper Mug, 800 W. Lyon Ave., Lake City. It’s part of a family effort to help co-owner Tanner Rabehl and his Dick Hiley St. Jude Bass Classic fishing...

Community foundation supports multi-generational arts classes

Apr 17, 2024
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation has awarded a grant to Lake City Area Arts. The grant will provide funding for intergenerational classes including a May basket class on April 20 and a card making workshop on May 19. The foundation has an Endowment for the Arts within the organization...

Sportsman’s Club puts funds, effort toward Governor’s Fishing Opener

Apr 17, 2024
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club has contributed $1,500 to the Governor’s Fishing Opener that will take place May 9–11 in Lake City, the Lake City Chamber of Commerce said in a news release. The Governor’s Fishing Opener is being organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce and their role is to...

Aktion Club participates in Food for Kidz

Apr 10, 2024
Aktion Club members participated in the annual Stewartville Kiwanis Club project Food for Kidz on Saturday April 6. “Along with over 100 volunteers per shift, we scooped, bagged, weighed, sealed, and packed over 100 thousand meals,” the club said in a news release. Members attending from left to...

Bill Cagley performs Sunday in Lake City

Apr 10, 2024
Twin Cities-based musician Bill Cagley will perform at 1:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 W. Center St. There’s a $5 suggested donation for admission. “Bill Cagley has been a rock solid presence in the Twin Cities music scene for 40 years. With a stout-hearted voice and...

Privately-owned rail cars roll through town with Amtrak Empire Builder train

Apr 10, 2024
Three cars at the end of a southbound Amtrak train on Wednesday, April 3, were a stark departure from the usual silver with red, white and blue stripe color scheme. That’s because these weren’t Amtrak cars, but instead were privately owned cars, according to an Amtrak spokesperson. Car owners can...

School staff wear ‘Happy in your own shell’ shirts for Autism Awareness

Apr 10, 2024
Lincoln High School staff purchased Autism t-shirts in recognition of Autism Awareness Month which is celebrated in April. “The theme for this year’s shirt is ‘Be Comfortable in your own Shell,’ a statement that can be embraced by all,” Lincoln High School special education teacher Siri Vollan said...

St. Elizabeth Auxiliary donates $10,000 toward expansion project

Apr 10, 2024
Tom Crowley (center), St. Elizabeth’s Community Development Foundation Director accepts a donation of $10,000 from Auxiliary Treasurer Dar Theisman (left) and Auxiliary President, Rhonda Whalen (right) towards Gundersen St. ELizabeth’s Wellness Center, Rehab, and Pharmacy expansion project. “...


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