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Walkers can explore Wacouta Township July 1

Jun 24, 2020
On Wednesday, June 17, the Walking Lake Pepin group walk had 18 walkers make the 1.5 mile round trip on the Sand Point Trail in Frontenac State Park to the shore of Lake Pepin which reaches out to Long Point.The group found a fallen tree they had to walk under along the trail. The trail was dry and...

Big summer blowout? Not this year

Jun 24, 2020
This weekend was supposed to be the 49th annual Water Ski Days. Instead it will go down in history as Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In a typical year, Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson would be coordinating the effort to welcome an estimated 30,000 people to town for...

Descendents of Reads Landing founder visit school museum

Jun 24, 2020
Charles Read, 1820-1899 arrived in the area in 1847. In 1856, he founded Reads Landing which was incorporated in 1858. It was a booming town with fur traders, loggers and steamboats stopping. The town boasted of 27 hotels, 21 saloons, 15 mercantiles, several warehouses and one church. This is...

Enger - School restroom project attracting interest from other districts

Jun 24, 2020
A project to replace the oldest restrooms at Lincoln High School with single-occupant, gender-neutral restrooms is in progress at Lincoln High School. Instead of a girls’ restroom on the upper floor and a boys’ restroom on the lower floor, as in the past, the new configuration will have a row of...

Goodhue County Fair canceled

Jun 24, 2020
The Goodhue County Fair Board decided on June 17 it will not conduct the Goodhue County Fair in 2020. “The COVID-19 social distancing recommendation, crowd limits and the need for significant, regular sanitation of surfaces on the fairgrounds would be a major task at its best,” the board said...

Johnson tapped for county HHS post

Jun 24, 2020
Goodhue County Health and Human Services has announced that Kris Johnson has accepted the position of Health and Human Services Deputy Director. Johnson is currently the Health and Human Services Social Services Supervisor with the Child and Family Team. She has held several roles within the...

Meeting will help set conservation priorities

Jun 24, 2020
The Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a community discussion on June 29 at 7 p.m. at 104 East 3rd Ave, Goodhue. Participants in this annual meeting will have an opportunity to help set local conservation priorities and seek resources from state and national entities to...

Plein air fest goes on despite COVID-19

Jun 24, 2020
The 14th annual Red Wing Plein Air — plein air is French for “outdoors”— features 43 artists who have had 2.5 weeks (June 5-23) to complete three paintings, which will then be judged for cash prizes totally over $2,700 and exhibited at the Red Wing Arts (RWA) Depot Gallery beginning Saturday,...

Postponed art exhibit celebrating women is June 27

Jun 24, 2020
Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) will hold its“I AM WOMAN” Exhibit on Saturday June 27. Between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. people can walk through the exhibit originally intended for Women’s History Month in March but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This Women’s History Month exhibition features art by...

Walkers can learn South Oak St. history June 24

Jun 17, 2020
Last Wednesday evening the Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) group took a historical walk through Old Frontenac. Lorry Wendland, author of two volumes of Old Frontenac history, “19th Century Frontenac, The Rest of the Story” and “Genealogy of a Village, Frontenac MN”, led the group on the walk and shared...

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