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Lindow earns FFA’s highest degree

Nov 11, 2020
The National American FFA Degree is the highest degree an FFA member can earn as a member. The Lake City FFA is proud to announce that Ellie Lindow has reached that milestone. Due to COVID-19, this year’s national convention was held virtually which means she didn’t get to walk across the stage...

Mike Davis inducted into National Rivers Hall of Fame

Nov 11, 2020
Mike Davis, a career conservationist with the Minnesota Department of National Resources (DNR), was honored Nov. 6, 2020, by the National Rivers Hall of Fame (NRHOF). Davis is the recipient of the NRHOF’s Achievement Award, a distinction bestowed on individuals making significant contributions to...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ed Foundation fundraising campaign helps fill children’s food program budget

Nov 4, 2020
Al and Gay Thompson had just two weeks to come up with a plan. Packing for the Weekend, a program the couple has administered for the last eight years, received approval to start up again after being paused during COVID-19. Al was delighted to hear he could reinstate the weekend food-delivery...

Free, online integrative medicine presentation offered by library

Nov 4, 2020
The Lake City Public Library (LCPL) invites the public to an “experiential presentation where participants will learn what integrative therapies are, how they can benefit one’s overall wellbeing, and practice some integrative self-care techniques.” This free event, led by Sarah Stinson, MS, LPC,...

Hawley to lead Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity

Nov 4, 2020
Goodhue County Habitat for Humanity announces Bob Hawley of Zumbrota assumed the role of Executive Director on Oct. 1. Hawley had been a board member for the Goodhue County Habitat affiliate, most recently serving as president. Stacy Larson of Cannon Falls resigned in July for personal reasons....

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