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County GOP meets July 26 at BJ’s

Jul 21, 2021
Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at BJ’s Bar and Grill, Whippoorwill Kampground, Theilman, Minn. They will eat dinner at 6 p.m. People with questions may call Alice Atkinson, secretary at 507-753-2147.

Community Thanksgiving dinners to resume

Jul 21, 2021
The Thanksgrving Dinher Committee at Bethany Lutheran has started planning for its 33rd dinner. The dinner was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We again will be reaching out to the churches of Lake City along with our sister parish, St. Peter and the Lake City Rotary Club to join...

City presents Historic Preservation Commission certificates of merit

Jul 21, 2021
At the July 12 Lake City City Council meeting, Megan Smith, the city’s planning and community development director announced the recipients of four Lake City Historic Preservation Commission certificates of merit. Each year the commission presents certificates “to people who really exemplify the...

CFPB - Scammers taking advantage of pandemic

Jul 21, 2021
The Federal Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has issued guidance for avoiding scams related to COVID-19. “Scammers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to con people into giving up their money. During this time of uncertainty, knowing about possible scams is a good first step toward...

Scouts clean state park paths

Jul 14, 2021
Scouts from Troop 94 in Lake City have been cleaning trails in Frontenac State Park this summer. This is part of Boy Scouts of America’s Summer of Service. For information about joining the scouts, people can contact Kory Robinson (Boy Scouts) at kory.robinson@gmail.com or Jeremy Wolf (Cub Scouts)...

Flater wins fire department raffle grand prize

Jul 14, 2021
Larry Flater of Lake City was the winner of the grand prize in the Lake City Fire Department firemen’s dance raffle: a 2012 Ford Focus donated by Tom Heffernan Ford. On Tuesday, July 6, Flater, his wife and two grandchildren were at the fire hall to receive the keys to the vehicle. Front row, from...

All-Stars bring crowd to its feet

Jul 14, 2021
The Turkey River All-Stars brought a large crowd in Patton Park to its feet Sunday to sing and clap along to “When the Saints Go Marching In.” It was one of the closing tunes in a free concert Sunday, July 11, sponsored by the Women’s Club of Lake City. Lake City resident Dennis Robertson (second...

4-H junior dairy judges place first

Jul 14, 2021
The Wabasha County 4-H junior dairy judging team recently placed first at their first contest of the summer. The team placed five classes of dairy heifers and cows and gave one set of oral reasons. Individually Emily Mellgren placed first, Ashley Mellgren fourth and Blake Siewert placed seventh....

Walkers tour former Jewell

Jul 14, 2021
Wednesday, July 7, the Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) group took a walk through what once was the historic Jewell Nursery and is now the Jewel housing development and golf club. Jim Schreck, who from age 12 through high school, worked at the Jewell Nursery shared his recollections of the Jewell...

Wabasha County Fair 2021 is on

Jul 14, 2021
The Wabasha County Fair is now underway at the county fairgrounds in Wabasha. “We’ve been through it all,” the Fair Board said in a news release. “2019 had an abrupt ending after the fairgrounds received torrential rains Friday night, flooding the grandstand area, and the rains didn’t let up till...

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