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Tourism bureau holds annual meeting

Feb 3, 2021
The Lake City Tourism Bureau (LCTB) held its annual meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26 via a Zoom meeting. LCTB, Inc is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of promoting Lake City as a tourism destination. For years the City of Lake City has chosen LCTB as the recipient of funds generated by...

Bird encounter at Reads Landing

Jan 27, 2021
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen was taking photos of swans at Reads Landing when a bald eagle swooped by for a closer look.

Christmas bird count tallies more than 3,000 birds and 47 species

Jan 27, 2021
The Christmas Bird Count for the Wabasha area was held on Dec. 27, 2020, with 18 participants in the field and three participants counting at their feeders, for a total of 52 hours and 393 miles. The count was 3,132 individual birds and 47 total species. It was no surprise that the high count of...

City skating rink opens

Jan 27, 2021
Lake City’s municipal ice skating rink at Underwood Park opened late last week. Unseasonably warm temparatures earlier this winter made ice formation at the rink difficult, leaving skaters to find other venues such as the one on Lake Pepin near the government pier. Now that it’s been cold enough...

Crime Stoppers enables crime tipsters to remain anonymous

Jan 27, 2021
The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Crime Stoppers Law Enforcement Partnership Program, allowing people who want to or may need to remain anonymous to submit information that helps to find a criminal, a fugitive, or close a case. “Wabasha County Sheriff Rodney Bartsh invites...

December Students of the Month at Lincoln High School

Jan 27, 2021
Lincoln High School has announced the December Students of the Month for grades seven through nine. One boy and one girl from these grades are selected each month. December 2020 students are: seventh grade - Emily Silva-Almanza and Layne Clausen, eighth grade - Peyton Meincke and Carter West, and...

Eagle Center reopens with new programs, experiences

Jan 27, 2021
The National Eagle Center announced in a news release that it has reopened its doors to the public. On Friday, Jan. 15, the Center welcomed back visitors for the first time since temporarily closing last December by order of the governor in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are very excited...

Errant riders cause snowmobile trail closures

Jan 27, 2021
Saturday brought inches of snow to the area, improving snowmobiling conditions. “Yesterday, because of the snow, people were itching to get out and ride,” said Randy Hinck, a member of the Cliff and Coulee Riders Snowmbile Club. But a key trail leading into Lake City had recently changed, and some...

Food distribution set for Feb. 5

Jan 27, 2021
Anyone negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic is eligible to pick up a free box of food at an upcoming pop-up food distribution event in Lake City. The distribution will take place on Friday Feb. 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Underwood Park parking lot on North 10th Street, across the...

Krueger joins Lake City Area Arts board

Jan 27, 2021
Lake City Area Arts has announced that Sue Krueger is joining its board of directors. “We are all impressed with Sue’s energy and enthusiasm and we are all looking forward to working with her,” the arts organization said in its weekly update. “Sue moved to Lake City in July 2019 from neighboring...

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