Jensen will teach early childhood special education

Sep 14, 2022
Jordan Jensen is teaching kindergarten and first grade special education students at Bluff View Elementary School this year. “My favorite part about teaching is when a student is able to master a skill they’ve been working on,” she said. She grew up in Plainview and has elementary education and...

Lake City Camp Fire reunion is Saturday at Hok-Si-La

Sep 14, 2022
Camp Fire Girls was chartered in 1946 in Lake City and was an active youth organization in Lake City until 2003. The organization provided an opportunity for girls age 5 to 18 years old to participate in clubs that provided training in outdoor skills, community service and leadership while building...

Life Line Screening is Oct. 24 at Sportsman’s Club

Sep 14, 2022
Residents living in and around the Lake City, Minn. can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening. Lake City Sportsman Club will host this event on Oct. 24. The site is located at 2200...

Summer reading program ends with prizes, gratitude

Sep 14, 2022
We wrapped up our summer reading program Aug. 25, by exploring space at our summer reading night. Jen Baures and I would like to say thank you so much to those of you that participated in summer reading in one way or another. We really did have our best year ever. We had 139 students that...

Late summer wind-surfing on Lake Pepin

Sep 7, 2022
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen took some photos of Pete Gisvold from Rochester enjoying the strong north wind on Lake Pepin Aug. 31.

One of over 14,000, but also one-of-a-kind

Sep 7, 2022
Minnesota is famously full of lakes, it’s true. But not every lake in Minnesota is surrounded by 400-foot bluffs where peregrine falcons nest, not every lake is home to a large fleet of sailboats, not every lake is the largest of its kind on the largest river in the country, where people can see...

Pristine lot, walking distance from lake, downtown

Sep 7, 2022
Ben Threinen took this aerial photo of the newly completed parking lot at the Lake City Marina before (almost) anyone had a chance to park on it. In less than a month, the marina will begin pulling boats out of the harbor for winter storage on this and other lots.

Tony Hebert golf tourney raises money for ambulance service

Sep 7, 2022
Laurie Hebert (second from right) presents a check in the amount of $5,000 to Sara Rybarczyk (right), ambulance director for the City of Lake City. This money was raised at the annual Golf Tournament held in the memory of Tony Hebert, a life-long resident of Lake City who was killed in action in...

New staff at Lake City Public Schools

Sep 7, 2022
Each year the Graphic asks new staff members at Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary School to complete a brief questionnaire to help introduce them to the community. The short articles below are based on their responses. Anna Walker Anna Walker will be teaching four-year-old preschool...

Novelist, TV writer Matt Goldman coming to library Sept. 22

Sep 7, 2022
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with Minnesota author Matt Goldman. He will discuss his latest novel, “Carolina Moonset.” This event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the library and is free and open to the public. Goldman is also the author...


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