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Robotics team finishes 8th at Duluth regional

Mar 18, 2020
The Lake City Robotics Team 2861, “Infinity’s End,” competed in the Lake Superior Regional in Duluth earlier this month and according to head coach Jacob Schumacher they exceeded every expectation.  “This is a truly unique opportunity for students to compete.  It is unlike any other sport or league...

City posts Center Street traffic diagram

Mar 11, 2020
The above diagram showing the traffic flow changes on the 100 blocks of East and West Center Street during the Highway 61 reconstruction project appeared this week on the City of Lake City’s Highway 61 Reconstruction Project page. A link to Lake City’s project webpage can be found on https://www.ci...

Curtis and Loretta play Saturday at Hobgoblin

Mar 11, 2020
Celtic and folk duo Curtis and Loretta will perfrom Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. at Hobgoblin Music Loft in Red Wing. Tickets are $15. Their website is www.curtisandloretta.com. Hobgoblin is located at 920 Highway 19, Red Wing.

Flatt and Square at The Railhouse Grill on March 14

Mar 11, 2020
Flatt and Square will perform Saturday, March 14, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City. Originally out of Red Wing, Flatt and Square plays a mix of bluegrass, old-timey, old country, folk and Celtic songs and fiddle tunes. The original band members are all associated with the...

Ice going fast

Mar 11, 2020
Drone shots from above Lake Pepin show the amount of surface ice in rapid decline. The above photo from Steve Brown was taken Monday, March 9. The photo below from Ben Threinen was taken Tuesday, March 10.

Erik Koskinen performs March 14 in Oak Center

Mar 11, 2020
Though perhaps better known for his work behind the scenes as a producer for a Trampled By Turtles record or on the periphery as a backing musician for leading midwestern musicians, Erik Koskinen is a respected songwriter and vocalist in his own right. On Saturday, March 14, he’ll headline an 8 p.m...

Majerus Electric receives first dollar

Mar 11, 2020
Chamber ambassadors and staff presented Nick Majerus, owner of Majerus Electric with a First Dollar and welcome him to the chamber and community. Majerus Electric LLC offers full electrician services to the Lake City area. He can be reached by calling 651-448-3974, emailing majeruselectric@gmail....

Peters testifies on Purple Heart license plate legislation

Mar 11, 2020
The Minnesota House Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division Committee recently heard Rep. Kristin Bahner, District 34B (center), presenting her Motor Vehicles bearing Purple Heart medal plate fee exemptions bill (HF 3552), with testimony support by Ryan Sabinish (left), past state...

St. John’s students have a coin war, Lake City Food Shelf wins

Mar 11, 2020
Students at St. John’s Lutheran School recently held a coin war during spirit week to see which class could raise the most money for the Lake City Food Shelf. The eighth grade students won the challenge, and on March 5 they presented a check representing all the money raised during the coin war to...

Swenke and Smith 
speak to Rotary

Mar 11, 2020
Dick Swenke, the public information officer for the contractor on the Highway 61 project, and Lake City Planning and Community Development Driector Megan Smith were the guest speakers at the Lake City Rotary Club’s March 9 meeting. Smith presented on the plans for Ohuta Park. Swenke said they plan...

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