Lake City on display for Governor’s Fishing Opener

May 15, 2024
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar were some of the dignitaries to make an appearance in Lake City last week as the city hosted the Governor’s Fishing Opener for the first time since 1981. The three-day event celebrated the beginning of walleye fishing...

Robot, team visit Kiwanis meeting

May 15, 2024
The Lincoln High robotics teams captivated Lake City Kiwanis members as they demonstrated this year’s creation. “Build Team” members explained the detailed process of building the team’s design to fit to the exacting rules and tight timeline. Then the “Drive Team” put on a live demo of the...

Tiger girls track and field team recognizes seniors at home meet

May 15, 2024
On Friday, May 3, Lake City High School hosted the Lake City Track and Field Invitational. At the meet nine senior girls were recognized for their leadership and participation in the sport. The girls team will miss Baily Earnest Miller, Natalie Gates, Natalie Anderson, Emily Gates, Beverly Lopez...

Expansive generosity on display at Lincoln High School Awards Night

May 15, 2024
Seventy-some scholarships totalling in the six figures were awarded Wednesday, May 8 at Lincoln High School during the school’s annual awards night. Pictures of the presenters and winners follow. Scholastic awards presented at the ceremony will appear in a future edition of the Graphic.

Garage sale is a family tradition for Schmidts

May 8, 2024
Klara Schmidt was making popcorn at her family’s garage sale in Lake City during the 100 Mile Garage sale last weekend. The Schimdts were celebrating their 20th garage sale event.-Photo by Ben Threinen

Inside Straight Blues Band to headline Lake City Area Arts fundraiser

May 8, 2024
Lake City Area Arts’ annual dance fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, May 17, at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Twin Cities-based Inside Straight Blues Band will perform. “Get ready to dance and enjoy some wonderful music!,” the local arts nonprofit said. “We’re also holding a bucket raffle with...

Six confirmed at Trinity Lutheran

May 8, 2024
On Sunday, May 5, Trinity Lutheran Church-Lincoln of rural Lake City welcomed six new communicant members through the Rite of Confirmation. The new members include: (front row, from left) Lily Dittfach, Ashley Mellgren, Emily Mellgren, Matalyn Tesmer, (back row, from left): Pastor Dan Reich, Raini...

Students learn about classic cars during Phantoms cruise-in

May 8, 2024
The phantoms Motor Club cruised into Lincoln High School on Thursday, May 1, to share their knowledge and passion of classic cars. “Students in grade 7 through 12 were able to see many classic cars, ask the owners’ questions, and many even got to sit in these classic rides,” teacher Siri Vollan...

Band Pops Concert is Friday, May 10

May 8, 2024
Lincoln High School is inviting the public to the Pops Band Concert on Friday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “Join us for an wonderful evening as our dedicated student musicians bring the gift of music to life. Musical selections will include music from Aerosmith, Taylor Swift...

Bluff View on the Move bike winners announced

May 8, 2024
Bluff View Elementary School students participated in “Bluff View on the Move” for the month of April. Students were encouraged to make healthy choices and use less screen time. One student from each grade was drawn to win a bike. Bike winners pictured are (front row, from left) Hayden Coyle,...


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