Keeping our brushes wet becomes Let's Create!

Nov 4, 2020
The Keeping Our Brushes Wet art group that meets Mondays at Lake City area arts has a new name: Let’s Create! In an email to members announcing the change, organizer Pat Swanson said the new name is intended to be more inclusive. Let’s Create! meets Mondays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Lake City Area...

Kujawa honored by Lutheran Social Service

Nov 4, 2020
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota recognized 80 honorees with its 2020 Spirit Award at a special online celebration on Sept. 30. Honored from the Lake City area was Asher Kujawa, direct support professional lead. “The award honors employees who demonstrate outstanding commitment and dedication...

Library will hold online discussion about CBD

Nov 4, 2020
There is a lot of media attention lately about CBD (Cannabidiol). The Lake City Public Library invites the public to gain a better understanding of CBD, on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m., via a free Zoom presentation. Dr. Soleil Arrieta, M.D., ABOIM, Integrative Family Medicine Specialist, will...

Parrott made city’s history more vivid

Nov 4, 2020
“Bloom where you are planted.” I think that’s something Bob Parrott said to me about spending his life in Lake City. Normally I would ask Bob, who had a much better memory than me and could spin tales from his early days hunting small game in the Jewell Nursery, his motorcycle treks around the...

School free meals extended through June

Nov 4, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture has extended a program that provides free meals to children through the rest of the school year. Instituted during the COVID-19 pandemic, the program was previously extended until Jan. 1. The new expiration date is June 30. “This means all students at (...

Veterans Day is Wednesday

Nov 4, 2020
Local events are planned to honor former members of the U.S. armed forces on and around Nov. 11. Lake City Area Arts has a military appreciation exhibit on display. “This exhibit features over 20 artists - many of whom are veterans or family members of veterans,” according to a news release, and...

A week of tributes for departed firefighter

Nov 4, 2020
From the red lights in porch lamps throughout the city to the tip of Marina Point, Friday, Oct. 30, where a steady procession of vehicles passed by a display that included flags on the ladder truck, a city and its fire department paid tribute to one of their own. 
Lake City Firefighter Clayton...

Lake City Golf members congratulate Drewianka for 25 years with the club

Nov 4, 2020
Members of Lake City Golf showed their appreciation to Jon Drewianka (left), course superintendent, for “25 years of exceptional service” with gifts and a framed poster signed with thanks and well wishes. Travis Heitman (right), general manager, presented the poster and gifts.

Applicants sought for Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee

Oct 28, 2020
The coordinating partners of the Parks and Trails Legacy Plan, which include the Metropolitan Council, the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, are seeking applicants to serve on the Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee....

Four silver carp fitted with trackers on Mississippi River

Oct 28, 2020
As part of extensive efforts to prevent the spread of invasive carp, four silver carp were recently captured, fitted with tracking devices and released in Pool 8 of the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wis. A commercial fishing operation contracted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...


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