Community

Villa to hold 2nd reunion

Aug 5, 2015
The public and surrounding neighbors are invited to a special event at Villa Maria on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Last year’s first all-school reunion was such a success that Villa Maria is hosting its second reunion and community open house.The class of 1965 is holding a 50th class...

School opens Sept. 8 with 1,240 students

Aug 5, 2015
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 8.  Bluff View Elementary School is expecting an opening day enrollment of 660 students and Lincoln High School and Junior High School is expecting 580 students.Teachers will begin making preparations for the upcoming school year by...

Farmers Downtown Grill first dollar

Jul 30, 2015
Vanessa Hartfield, owner of the new Farmers’ Downtown Grill, received her first dollar of clear profit from Lake City Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and board members. Taking part in the presentation were, from left: Jon Bohmbach, Musty-Barnhart Agency; Kathy Jo Rodester, Lakeshore Agency and...

Course on Mental Illness Planned

Jul 30, 2015
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free Mental Health First Aid training course in Red Wing designed to teach the basic first aid skills needed to help a person who is experiencing a mental health problem or crisis. This eight-hour course is aimed at improving...

St. John's celebrates summer

Jul 30, 2015
St. John's Lutheran Church in Lake City hosted a summer festival for the community July 25 featuring free food and entertainment.

Sailing for a cause

Jul 30, 2015
A couple walked along the breakwater at Lake City Marina Saturday afternoon with the Lake Pepin background dotted with sailboats. Many of the boats on the lake Saturday and Sunday were participating in the 19th annual “Sail for Leukemia” fund-raiser. During the two days members of the Lake City...

Wabasha County Fair results for 2015

Jul 30, 2015
4-H/FFA Livestock AuctionDairy Steers    McKayla  Wingert, Jolli Ranchers, Lanesboro Sales Commission; Madalynn Timm, Happy Ramblers, Brandt Farms, Eyota; Logan Wingert, Jolli Ranchers, Doane Grain, Plainview; Troy Nibbe, Gillford Golden Gophers, Wabasha County Cattlemen’s Association; Josh Wright...

In Service - Follstad

Jul 29, 2015
    Recently, Eric Follstad, major, USMC-retired, accepted an offer from his civilian position at Headquarters, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) at MacDill Air Force Base Florida to deploy to Kabul Afghanistan for a one year career-broadening opportunity with  NATO  supporting OPERATION...

Reads Landing Museum marks 50th anniversary

Jul 29, 2015
Ron Hunt, local artist and columnist, will portray Mark Twain at the Wabasha County Historical Society (WCHS) Museum in Reads Landing on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. He last presented his one-man show to a standing room only crowd two years ago. Hunt will present a new and updated “Conversation With...

Central Point to be featured

Jul 29, 2015
The public is welcome to visit the Goodhue County Historical Society on Aug. 2 for the first free Sunday. This month people can check out the newest exhibits on state and local history: the Central Point Township Exhibit and 1965: Red Wing Commemorates the Minnesota Twins. The museum is open from 1...

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