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Lights festival to be Nov. 28

Nov 19, 2015
The annual “Festival of Lights” will be held at Villa Maria Retreat and Conference Center in Frontenac on Saturday, Nov. 28.The festival celebrates the beginning of Advent and the spirit of the season with an open house and display of over 100 candle-lit international nativities from 1 p.m. to  4 p...

Church plans big dinner for Thanksgiving Day

Nov 19, 2015
The annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner will be Thursday, Nov. 26, in the fellowship hall of Bethany Lutheran Church at 525 South 6th Street.A traditional dinner featuring roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, baked squash, green bean casserole, salad and dessert, coffee and milk will be...

Friends' library donation match surpasses goal

Nov 19, 2015
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library issued a challenge on Give to the Max Day, Nov. 12, offering to match donations to the Lake City Public Library renovation fund up to a total of $5,000. When donations passed $5,000, the club kept right on matching, eventually kicking in $6,000. In the...

Jazz concert to be Nov. 20

Nov 19, 2015
The sounds of American made jazz will fill the Lake City High School Lincoln auditorium Friday night, Nov. 20, as the Lake City and Red Wing High School jazz programs offer performances by their respective jazz ensembles.The concert will feature a wide variety of musical styles from big band swing...

Kenyan pastor to speak

Nov 19, 2015
A visiting pastor is coming to Valley View Assembly of God Church to preach Sunday, Nov. 29, at the 10 a.m. Sunday service.Rev. Simon Peter Kahora from Kenya Africa is a family man with one wife, Mary, and six children, four sons and two daughters.  Bishop Kahora started full time ministry in Kenya...

First Lutheran quilters share their talents with others

Nov 19, 2015
The quilters from First Lutheran Church in Lake City get together twice a month to sew quilts for others in need and as gifts each year for high school seniors who are members of the church.  This year they are anticipating 26 seniors will receive quilts. They are busy this month putting together a...

Book fair wraps up trio of Bluff View library reading programs

Nov 19, 2015
Students at Bluff View Elementary School have been celebrating reading through three special programs hosted at the Bluff View media center. Kicking the trio of events was a celebration of Star Wars with the evening Star Wars Reads program. This is a national event that is celebrated in libraries...

Free coats available by appointment

Nov 19, 2015
Anyone needing a warm winter coat this season may do so by calling 651-262-7920 through Nov. 30 to schedule an appointment.

The bell tolled for Veterans Day

Nov 19, 2015
Tom Brown helped celebrate  Veterans Day by ringing the historic Lake City City Hall bell on Nov. 11.  Tom, current commander of VFW Post 8729, served in the Navy on the USS Guadalupe during the Vietnam War.  The ringing of the City Hall bell on special occasions is sponsored by the Lake City...

Rest Island figured big in alcohol prohibition

Nov 12, 2015
Lake City, and specifically Rest Island on the north edge of town, played a key role in local and state efforts to enforce prohibition at the end of the 19th century. That history will be spelled out in a Goodhue County Historical Society program to be held in Red Wing Nov. 19. The program is being...

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