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A tribute to four WWII vets we lost in the past year

Apr 14, 2021
Editor’s note: The obituary for Lake City resident and WWII veteran Dave McKenzie appears on page 5 of this issue. Wayne Quist has written a tribute to him and the other WWII vets we’ve lost in the last year.   Lake City was saddened to learn that World War II veteran Dave McKenzie recently passed...

Dose crowned Dairy Princess

Apr 14, 2021
Emeliya (Mia) Dose was crowned 2021 Wabasha County Dairy Princess at a coronation ceremony held on Sunday, April 11. Ashley Holst, Emma Borgschatz, and Jordyn Schumacher were crowned attendants. The ambassadors – Ashlyn Schumacher, Beth Holst, Lauren Rott, and Sophie Stelling – were also crowned...

Frontenac Sportsman’s Club hits million dollar milestone with March donations

Apr 14, 2021
The Frontenac Sportsman Club celebrated a significant milestone this past month by donating their millionth dollar. At the March meeting, over $13,000 was distributed to the community, pushing them over the million dollar mark. One of those donations was to the Lake City Fire Department to...

Humane Society benefits from donation, card sales

Apr 14, 2021
The Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) was the beneficiary of two acts of generosity recently. Jeff Springer of Lake City donated $600 of his COVID-19 stimulus check to the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society. Springer has three rescue pets – a dog and two cats – from organizations where he lived...

Ladies social golf league begins soon

Apr 14, 2021
The Thursday Morning Ladies Social League is ready to begin another season of relaxed golfing at Lake Pepin Golf Course, organizers said in a news release. No dues are required, all levels, from beginners on are welcome. Tee off is at 9 a.m. every Thursday morning beginning May 6. An Ice...

New podiatrists at Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s

Apr 14, 2021
Two new podiatrists have joined the staff at Gundersen St. Elizabeth, the hospital announced. Magali Fournier, DPM; and Fatemah Jannati, DPM, will soon begin providing twice-monthly care for patients with foot and ankle concerns at Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s. Dr. Fournier received her Doctorate of...

VFW donation covers fees for public library’s wi-fi hotspots

Apr 14, 2021
For the third year, Lake City VFW Post 8729 has paid for the fees associated with the Lake City Public Library’s mobile hotspots. A mobile hotspot device enables users to connect to the internet. The device itself emits a Wi-Fi signal to which users can connect their personal devices, like a...

Bremers honor parents with ag scholarship donation

Apr 7, 2021
Chuck and Judy Bremer of Lake City have donated money to the Greater Lake City Community Foundation (GLCCF) in honor of Chuck’s parents, Harold and Iris Bremer, who were involved in agriculture their entire lives, according to GLCCF. “My dad also had an interest in education having served on the...

Dairy Princess to be crowned April 11

Apr 7, 2021
Judging for Wabasha County American Dairy Association (ADA) Dairy Princess will be held on April 10. Candidates will be evaluated based on personal interviews, speeches, and a mock media interview. A private coronation will be held April 11 starting at noon at the Zumbro Falls VFW. The Wabasha...

DNR offers cold water tips as boating season begins

Apr 7, 2021
Many lakes and rivers throughout Minnesota are now ice-free, and those where ice remains likely will be open in the near future. People are understandably eager to hit the water, but it remains dangerously cold, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). That means it’s...

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