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Sales bring family and friends together

May 8, 2019
Another 100-mile Garage Sale weekend has come and gone, and maybe, just maybe, what you bought and sold didn’t mean as much as who you bought and sold with. At right, Georgia Donohue gets an assist from her grandmother, Lola Threinen, in order to examine a pair of Raggedy Anne and Andy dolls. Below...

Sentence to Serve crew aids flood clean-up

May 8, 2019
A nine-member crew with Goodhue County Sentence to Serve worked alongside City of Lake City Streets and Parks employees to remove flood debris by the loader bucket-full from Ohuta Park on May 2. The city pays $200 per day for the help, according to Streets and Parks Supt. Bruce Wallerich. Such...

Sundae, human sundae

May 8, 2019
A human sundae made with Bluff View Elementary School Principal Jim Borgschatz and Assistant Principal Tracy Oliver was the cherry on top of a day of rewards for students who participated in a fundraising drive for the Bluff View Special Fund. Top sellers during the fundraiser got to add toppings...

Thomas and the Shakes, May 11 at The Railhouse

May 8, 2019
Thomas and the Shakes will bring their stomp-and-clap roots, folk and reggae sound to the Railhouse Grill in Lake City on Saturday, May 11, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Conceived in 2013 as an acoustic guitar and percussion duo, the group has expanded to include multi-wind instrumentalist Mark Walsh....

June 8 benefit concert caps Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance member drive

May 8, 2019
The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA) is capping off its Spring Member Drive with an outdoor benefit concert at Liberty Tree Farm in Stockholm, Wis., on Saturday June 8. The concert will feature The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins, a Minnesota string-band with original songs about the river,...

Blue Cross honors local agency, agent

May 8, 2019
Lakeshore Agency and one of its agents were honored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Lakeshore Agency in Lake City, and its agent, Lance Meincke, have been named “Blue Partners” for “sales and service excellence,” according to a news release. Fewer than one in 10 Blue Cross agencies...

Cannon River Art and Water Fest planned

May 8, 2019
Live music, live animals, and an insect safari will take place at the The Cannon River Art and Water Festival Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park (on the corner of Poplar Street and 8th St. West) in Northfield, Minn. “This family-friendly festival is a celebration of our...

Donations, volunteers needed for Flags of Valor

May 8, 2019
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 will be presenting the fourth annual Flags of Valor again this year during Water Ski Days June 26-30. Seven hundred American flags will be displayed along the lake walk from Ohuta Park north to the Willows. “Born in Philadelphia on June...

Forum to look at causes, impacts of immigration

May 8, 2019
An immigration forum will take place May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake City Public Library. There is no charge. The public is invited to attend. This forum will focus on root causes of immigration, family detention and private prisons, events at the southern border and what immigrants bring to...

Local painters sought for annual exhibit

May 8, 2019
Local painters, in any medium, are invited to share their work at the fifth annual Lake City Marina art exhibit. This year’s theme is “A Moment in Time.”  The exhibit will run for three weeks and coincides with the very popular Sailing for Leukemia event held on July 28 and 29. “The marina is...

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