Lake Pepin Floral customers 
donated for a discount

Feb 10, 2021
During the month of January, customers of Lake Pepin Floral and Gifts in Lake City could earn a discount by bringing in a food or monetary donation for the Lake City Food Shelf. On Thursday, Feb. 4, Lake Pepin Floral owner Carolyn Wenzel delivered the amassed donations (145.7 pounds of food and $...

Lake City Federal Bank staff dons 
red for Women’s Heart Health Awareness

Feb 10, 2021
On Friday, Feb. 5, Lake City Federal Bank staff dressed in red to support Women’s Heart Health Awareness. From left to right – Karla White, Sonja Calic, Jan Mayhew, Heidi Ecklund, Sherry Mickelson, Carol Hoops, Jim Mack, Brenda Luther, and Pam Moyer. For more information on women’s heart health,...

Food shelf volunteers work 
in sub-zero temperatures

Feb 10, 2021
Lake City Food Shelf volunteer Sandy Bendickson submitted these photos of Food shelf volunteers serving clients on Saturday, Feb. 6, when, according to the National Weather Service, temperatures were below zero for much of the day and only topped out at 1 degree. Because of the pandemic, clients...

Annual ash cull underway

Feb 10, 2021
In what’s become an annual occurence, Lake City Public Works has been felling ash trees, some very large, in recent days. Every year city crews spend some time in the winter pruning hazardous branches or removing trees in the public right-of-way and on public property. Since the arrival of emerald...

St. Elizabeth sees high demand for COVID-19 vaccine

Feb 10, 2021
Within the first 24 hours, over 350 seniors registered to be among those selected to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Gundersen St. Elizabeth. “We followed the lead of MDH and created a pre-registration and random selection process for the distribution of vaccines. Because of the short notice and...

Interactive fountain is a chance to re-discover your inner child

Feb 10, 2021
Lake City adults have an opportunity to rediscover their inner child. Yes, the one that we adults can lose in the process of aging or distancing ourselves from youth. The Jan. 14 edition of the Graphic featured an article on the interactive fountain fundraiser for the redeveloped Ohuta Park...

Goodhue County updates on COVID-19 vaccines, variants

Feb 10, 2021
On Feb. 2 the number of Goodhue County residents who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine exceeded the number of positive lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Goodhue County. Almost 4,000 Goodhue County residents have rolled up their sleeves to receive the COVID vaccine. This is an...

Fired Up Fat Bike Tour teases 2021 rides

Feb 10, 2021
In a Feb. 1 Facebook post, organizers of the Fired Up Fat Bike Tour in Lake City announced that one or two rides could be scheduled in what remains of winter 2021. The tour is usually a single event held in conjunction with Lake City Winterfest in early February. “Even though there’s no Lake City...

Edgar Award-winner to join library Zoom event on Feb. 18

Feb 10, 2021
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with Minnesota author David Housewright. This Zoom event takes place on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Housewright, an Edgar Award-winning author of crime fiction and past President of the Private...

Durand retires from bank board after 24 years

Feb 10, 2021
After serving for 24 years, Kathie Durand retired from the Board of Directors of Lake City Federal Bank effective Dec. 31, the bank said in a news release. “The Board and all employees of Lake City Federal Bank greatly appreciated Kathie’s participation and leadership on the bank’s board of...


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