Seven confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church

Jul 7, 2021
Trinity Lincoln Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrated the confirmation of seven confirmands on May 2. Front row, from left: Aiden Veronen, Gavin Staudacher, Isaac Laqua, and Stephen Duncan. Back row, from left: Pastor Dan Reich, Jane Schmitz, Kael Nibbe, and Derrick Klindworth.

Local photography on display at Lake City Marina

Jul 7, 2021
The Lake City Marina is hosting a photography exhibit featuring work by the members of the Lake City Photography Club. Each month at the group’s meeting, members share photographs inspired by a challenge theme. The exhibit is a selection of those photos. The exhibit can be viewed when the marina...

Fire department parties into night

Jul 7, 2021
Many came to bounce, polka, win, imbibe, get painted, dance, see some animals or just socialize at the Lake City Fire Department’s annual Firemen’s Dance on July 3 at the fire hall. Firefighter Justin Novak said Tuesday that the event went well. “We had an amazing turnout, people had a great time,...

Walking group explores Miller Creek

Jul 7, 2021
Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) participants enjoyed a leisurely walk along Miller Creek last Wednesday, June 30. Miller Creek and it’s adjacent shoreline runs east to west through the south end of Lake City emptying into Lake Pepin near the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) headquarters on South Oak...

Pool more open

Jul 7, 2021
O’Neil Community Swimming Pool in Lake City has expanded its open swim hours. Open swim is now available from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, according to the pool website. On Nextdoor, Pool Manager Kris Pichelman said the baby...

Lake City church has impact in Liberia

Jul 7, 2021
The lack of clean drinking water presents a significant health risk for many in third world countries, according to the Lake City United Methodist Church (LCUMC). Children are especially at risk. For the last five years LCUMC has been helping to provide clean water to remote villages in Liberia,...

Former student recalls ringing the Reads Landing School bell as child

Jul 7, 2021
“The rope used to raise kids off the floor when they rang the school bell,” said John Burrechler, Wabasha, former student at the Reads Landing School. He presented a photo of students from the 1951-1952 school year for display at the school, which is now the Wabasha County Historical Society...

Community suppers back at St. Mark’s

Jul 7, 2021
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will resume its monthly community dinners on July 14 at 5 p.m. and closing at 6:30 p.m. The menu is picnic fare including brats and hamburgers, potato salad, veggie salad, cabbage salad, desserts and drinks. Attendees do not have to wear a mask if they have been...

Burger fry fundraiser is Saturday, July 10

Jul 7, 2021
Lake City Sporstman’s Club will hold a burger fry Saturday, July 10, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is in conjunction with the ninth annual Officer Schneider Memorial Scholarship Walleye Tournament. Burger baskets with “all the trimmings” and chips are $5 each. Meat and special raffles will...

Bross looks back on time of change at Lake City library

Jul 7, 2021
Now-former Lake City Public Library Director Patti Bross is leaving an organization that has undergone major changes since she arrived and that she believes is well-positioned for the future. She was first hired at the library in October of 2011 and became interim administrator in January of 2012...


The Lake City Graphic
Ph: 651-345-3316 (M-W 8am-4pm, Th-F 8am-3pm)
Fax: 651-345-4200
P.O. Box 469
111 South 8th Street
Lake City, MN 55041