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$2,000 Sportsman’s Club support for Packing for the Weekend

Jan 11, 2023
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) recently presented a $2,000 check to Packing for the Weekend to support the organization’s efforts to provide food to families facing food insecurity in the community. Pictured, from left: Al and Gay Thompson, Packing for the Weekend coordinators, Audry Plote,...

150th committee receives keys to the city

Jan 11, 2023
The Lake City City Council presented the five members of the Lake City 150th Celebration Committee with ceremonial keys to the city Monday, Jan. 9, for their work organizing the city’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2022. The group raised awareness about the milestone and rallied the community to...

Lake City Area Arts holds first open mic

Jan 11, 2023
Lake City Area Arts held its first open mic event on Saturday, Jan. 7. Performers read poetry, played music, sang songs, and performed spoken word pieces. Above, Frank Heath plays the saw during a “duet” where he alternated between that instrument and the tuba sitting at his left. The event was...

Ryan gets Sportsman’s Club Scholarship

Jan 11, 2023
In early January, the Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) presented a $500 scholarship to Kris Ryan, a 2022 graduate of Lincoln High School. Ryan spoke at the club’s monthly meeting and reported on his successful first semester studying fisheries and ecology at Vermillion College in Ely, Minn. Tom...

Service groups pick up Christmas trees

Jan 11, 2023
Members of the Lake City Lions and Lake City Sportsman’s Club picked up discarded Christmas trees around the city on Saturday, Jan 7. Participants are pictured above. At right are Audrey Plote (left) and Carol Siewert who were Sportsman Club members who prepared and served lunch to the crew.

Special fire hydrant wrench gets Lake City Sportsman’s Club support

Jan 11, 2023
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) recently provided $1,500 to support the City of Lake City. The support will go towards the purchase of a special wrench used on fire hydrants. From left are Lake City Public Works employees Mike Dietz, Tim Dick, and Clint Forbes, newly elected LCSC President...

Sportsman’s Club contributes toward new fire department six-wheeler

Jan 11, 2023
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) recently provided $5,000 to support the Lake City Fire Department (LCFD). The support will go towards the purchase of an updated 6-wheeler and trailer for the department, which will aid in calls. Newly elected LCSC President Ross Freiheit and former president...

Sportsman’s Club supports Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance

Jan 11, 2023
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) recently presented a $4,000 check to Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance to support the organization’s efforts to advocate for long term health of the lake. Pictured, from left: Dale Lidberg, LCSC board member; Emily Burton, LPLA Member Engagement Coordinator, and John...

Threinen awarded $1,000 for history preservation work

Jan 11, 2023
At Destination Lake City’s (DLC) January general meeting Ben Threinen Photography was awarded $1,000 to purchase equipment and to further develop videos about Lake City’s history. The award was made possible by a grant to DLC in the amount of $1,000 from the Greater Lake City Community Foundation....

County GOP to meet in Lake City

Jan 11, 2023
The Wabasha County Republican meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Lake City VFW. The meeting will begin promptly at 7 p.m. and adjourn at 8 p.m. “The VFW will have the bar open so please patronize their business with the purchase of a beverage or snack,” the group said.

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