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Dairy association announces princess and ambassadors

Mar 11, 2020
The Wabasha County American Dairy Association will have four young promoters throughout the year. Recently they named a dairy princess atnd thrvee ambassadors. The girls will be attending a training session March 28 to prepare them for their year as dairy advocates. The banquet will also be held...

Exhibit explains karst geology

Mar 11, 2020
To help residents and visitors better understand the area’s unique karst geology, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently developed a traveling karst exhibit, which will be at the Lake City Public Library through March 25. There is no fee to view the exhibit. “Water in southeast...

Update: Holland benefit postponed, school canceled for funeral Tuesday, March 17

Mar 11, 2020
A benefit for the late Lake City High School band teacher Paul Holland and his family planned Sunday, March 15, has been postponed. Organizers announced the decision on the "Marching On For Paul" Facebook page Thursday, March 12. When the benefit was announced a few weeks ago, Holland was...

Lane qualifies for second straight state geography bee

Mar 11, 2020
Carter Lane learned recently that he was going to the state geography bee on March 27. On March 6 he learned that he wasn’t going, and neither was anyone else. Organizers had decided to cancel the in-person bee because of the coronavirus outbreak and instead hold it remotely. It’s the eighth...

Mayo recommends routine screenings for colorectal cancer

Mar 11, 2020
When it comes to colorectal cancer, prevention is paramount, according to Mayo Clinic Health System. And prevention is the message in March, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Aside from skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S.,...

Next history roundtable is March 18 at the library

Mar 11, 2020
China is more in the news today than ever before, causing some people to wonder if the world could be headed for a “Clash of Civilizations” – Confucius vs Socrates – the heritage of an ancient, powerful and historically autocratic China versus America’s heritage of freedom and democracy derived...

Talk covers ‘true love’ from Catholic perspective

Mar 11, 2020
St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church will host a talk by Gina Bauer called “What’s Love Got To Do With It” on March 25. “How can we know what ‘true love’ is? How can we be truly happy? What is true friendship? The human body in its masculinity and femininity reveals who we are and how we are...

White Distribution gets Chamber 'First Dollar'

Mar 11, 2020
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff welcomed White Distribution and Supply, LLC staff Mike Schmidt and Olivia Hoffman to the chamber and community with a first dollar presentation recently. “White Distribution is a full service industrial supply company. We save you time, space...

Speech team earns 3rd place in Owatonna

Mar 11, 2020
The Lake City High School speech team competed in the Owatonna Invitational on March 7, placing third overall.  Speakers winning award included: Lilly Drees, seventh, storytelling; Mara Goihl, sixth, prose; Carl Rol, sixth, informative; Sidney Leonard, fifth, original oratory; Lindsay Hawkins,...

Bank employees wear purple to support 
colleague’s son, raise awareness of eye disease

Mar 4, 2020
On Friday, Feb. 21, the staff of Lake City Federal Bank wore purple in support of Caleb Sorenson, son of their co-worker Mara Sorenson and her husband Tim Sorenson. Caleb has retinitis pigmentosa, which can cause blindness. For more information on retinitis pigmentosa and the opportunity to donate...

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