Carolers bring cheer to city's streets

Dec 24, 2015
Carolers from the Lake City High School Key Club stopped and sang a couple of Christmas songs for Tom Pederson as he walked along Lyon Avenue Friday afternoon. The carolers also sang in front of people’s homes. The students said the afternoon of caroling is one of the Key Club’s annual activities. 

Horse-drawn hearse used at funeral

Dec 24, 2015
Pallbearers set the casket of the late Marvin Wempner into a 121-year-old horse-drawn hearse Friday at the conclusion of a funeral for the 93-year-old Lake City man. The fully restored and rarely used hearse was purchased in 1894 by August Schleicher in Plainview. The hearse remains in service to...

California Overland honors drivers for service

Dec 24, 2015
California Overland Ltd. recognized five of its drivers for their service to the company at a recognition dinner Dec. 18 at the Theilman Opera House. They are Wayne Venteicher - 10 years, Duane Rediske - 10 years, Van Dankers - 10 years, Arvert (Sonny) Plank - 13 years, and Thomas Welti - 12years....

St. John's choir concert raises $1,000

Dec 24, 2015
St. John’s Choir Director Joyce Zillgitt and Accompanist Sandi Rodman presented a $1,000 check to the Lake City Food Shelf Dec. 22. A free-will offering for the food shelf was collected during the annual holiday concert presented by the church’s choir, chime choir and instrumentalists on Dec. 16....

Sand painting to be dismantled Jan. 1

Dec 24, 2015
The public is invited to participate as the sand painting of the blessed Virgin Mary created by Michael Augustin is dismantled at a closing ceremony at 11 a.m. on Jan. 1 at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church. Michael Augustin will explain that despite the effort it takes to collect his materials...

Thanksgiving dinner raises $2,682 for food shelf

Dec 24, 2015
Food shelf donations collected at the annual Thanksgiving dinner at Bethany Lutheran Church in Lake City and a grant from the Wabasha County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans totalled $2,682. A community outreach project of Lake City area churches, the Lake City Rotary Club and the...

Attorney General: Beware intimidation scams

Dec 24, 2015
Some criminals will say almost anything to try to scam people including threatening arrest, lawsuits, imprisonment, or even physical harm. While the scams take several different forms, the goal is the same, to pressure people to pay money or reveal personal or financial information. Below are a...

Kiwanis students of the month for December

Dec 24, 2015
Two Lincoln High students were presented with certificates for Lake City Kiwanis students of the month for December.  Jake Siewert (left) and Alex Meincke were both nominated by the science department.

Girl Scouts carol for Christmas

Dec 24, 2015
Lake City Girl Scouts met on Dec. 20 for an evening of Christmas caroling and holiday fun. In addition to caroling, they enjoyed a gift exchange, made a craft, and had an opportunity to try the new Girl Scout cookies that will be available soon. Girls in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited...

Kiwanis toy project serves over 100 families in need

Dec 24, 2015
The Lake City Kiwanis Club has wrapped up it’s Christmas toy project.  They stopped by a couple of the participating businesses and organizations to collect the donated toys. Kiwanian Bob Walker stopped into Anytime Fitness, where the boxes were overflowing.  Connie and Teri Bissonnette were there...


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