Legion to distribute poppies to honor veterans on May 26-27

May 24, 2023
From the battlefields of WWI, weary soldiers brought home the memory of a barren landscape transformed by fields of red poppies, red as the blood that soaked the soil. The poppy became a symbol of the sacrifice of lives in war and hope that none died in vain. The poppy has continued to bloom...

Live falcons at Frontenac State Park on May 28

May 24, 2023
A Falcons Live falcon program will be held May 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frontenac State Park. Jackie Fallon, with the Midwest Peregrine Society, will present this program with several live birds to help us understand the past, present and future of peregrine falcons in Frontenac State Park,...

Locals prepare to honor veterans on Memorial Day

May 24, 2023
Memorial Day is May 29, and local groups have announced their plans to honor veterans with public observances that day. The Lake City Memorial Day program begins at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium in Lake City. It features speeches, music, and prayer. The Zumbro Falls VFW will...

Shopkeeper and scholar speak at Woman’s Club scholarship luncheon

May 24, 2023
The annual scholarship luncheon hosted by the Woman’s Club of Lake City is always a much-anticipated event, but this year’s speakers were particularly inspiring. Lake City businesswoman Trudy Roach, owner of the Fashion and Fun Consignment Shop was invited to speak about her experience operating a...

Sixth graders visit school museum

May 24, 2023
When the Reads Landing School was in session, there was a tradition of the students posing on the steps for a school picture. The Wabasha St. Felix sixth graders, taught by Abigail Hall carried on the tradition. May 10, was a regular class day for the students at the Wabasha County Historical...

SMIF seeks applicants for small-town grants

May 24, 2023
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is currently accepting applications for its Small Town Grant program. Towns with populations of 10,000 or less in SMIF’s 20-county region are eligible. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, public institutions and units or agencies of local, state and...

Spread Love shirt sale raises over $12,000 for teacher battling cancer

May 24, 2023
The Peters Memorial Fund held a t-shirt sale as a fundraiser for Carey Kopp, the choir director at Lincoln High School who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. The campaign raised more than $12,014, which the fund presented to Kopp at the choral Pops Concert on May 19 at the high school. The...

Track chair allows Coyle to hunt again

May 24, 2023
Paul Coyle is no longer out of the woods thanks to a new Action Trackchair. Poor health had eliminated the avid hunter’s opportunities to hunt. Financial challenges didn’t help, he said. Then one day he was watching videos on YouTube when he came across the Anisfield-Wilson track2wing project....

After graduation party committee announces early bird prize winner

May 24, 2023
Plans are in full swing for the Lincoln High School Class of 2023 After Graduation Party, according to the committee organizing the event. “Lake City area businesses and individuals have been very generous as the committee is preparing for a spectacular last night of fun for these graduates,”...

Walking Lake Pepin runs June 4 through Aug. 12

May 24, 2023
The 16th annual “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) event, Lake City’s summer community walking/fitness challenge, is scheduled to happen again this summer. The 10 week event will begin on Sunday, June 4, and continue thru Saturday, Aug. 12. The goal of “Walking Lake Pepin” is for participants to establish...


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