Tree pick up is January 8

Jan 5, 2022
Members of the Lake City Lions and Lake City Sportsman’s clubs will conduct their annual Christmas tree pick up in Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 8, beginning at 1 p.m. Residents wishing to dispose of their trees should put them out at the corner of their city block no sooner than Friday, Jan. 7...

Five generations of Paul Meyer family

Dec 29, 2021
Five generations of the Paul Meyer family got together for a photo over the summer. From left are Meyer, the patriarch, his daughter Karen Meyer, his great- great-granddaughter Brynliegh Richards, great-granddaughter Alyssa Schmitz, grandson Terry Schmitz, and great-granddaughter Alana Schmitz. The...

High school November 2021 students of the month

Dec 29, 2021
Lincoln High School has announced its November 2021 Students of the Month for Grades 7 through 9. One boy and one girl from these grades are selected each month during the school year for the honor. November students include: seventh graders Brianna Heim and Ivan Chen, eighth graders Emily...

It’s a beard-off, hair-off for city’s 150th

Dec 29, 2021
Organizers of the Lake City 150th Celebration invite men to grow special beards and women to sport special hair-dos and attire for the Brothers of the Brush and Sisters of the Swish contests on March 5. “Brothers, start growing in and styling your beard. Many different styles to sport for the...

School staff bake ‘Cookies for a Cause’ for Packing for the Weekend families

Dec 29, 2021
For the fifth year in a row the staff of the Lake City Public Schools, through their “Cookies for a Cause” program, have provided plates of homemade Christmas cookies for school families in the Packing for the Weekend (P4W) program. In total this year that amounted to 55 dozen cookies and 37 Chex...

Beltz, Matzke are school’s Triple A award winners

Dec 29, 2021
Lincoln High School has announced this year’s recipients of the Triple A award: McKenna Beltz, daughter of Rick and Mandy Beltz and Carson Matzke, son of Chris and Lynette Matzke. Established in 1988, the award, popularly known as the Triple A Award, recognizes and rewards high school seniors from...

Beltz, Siewert win ExCEL Awards

Dec 29, 2021
This year’s Lincoln High School recipients of the ExCEL Award are Macey Beltz, daughter of Rick and Mandy Beltz, and Lee Siewert, son of Kevin and Kay Siewert. The ExCEL award is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and represents “Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership...

Clarke headlines Republican banquet

Dec 29, 2021
The Wabasha County Republican party held a “Minnesota On the Rise” Banquet on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Zumbro Community Church off County Road 7. Goodhue and Rice County Republicans also helped with the banquet. The speaker was David Clarke, who served as sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., from...

Bell ringers report strong support

Dec 22, 2021
Salvation Army bell-ringers stationed at Lake City Fresh Market are seeing strong support and are hopeful for a better than average fundraising total this year. Above, long-time local bell ringer Dave Toole rings the bell as a donor prepares to place a donation in the bucket.

Heffernan Ford donates to Lake City Food Shelf

Dec 22, 2021
Tom Heffernan (left) of Tom Heffernan Ford in Lake City presented a $1,000 check to Lake City Food Shelf Executive Director Carole Helgerson at the dealership recently. He said that with the support his business has received from customers during the pandemic, the least they could do was donate to...


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