Community

National Night Out, and a birthday party

Aug 6, 2015
There were 17 neighborhood gatherings held Tuesday night to promote neighborhood safety as part of National Night Out. Officer Jeff Daggett, who organizes the event each year, said his goal was to attend as many of the gatherings as Council Member Andru Peters. The council member made 15 of them....

bike repair station review part of walk

Aug 6, 2015
Patty Svien is adjusting her brakes on the new bike repair station that is located in McCahill Play Park next to the old Conoco gas station.This Thursday, Aug. 6 (today) at 6 p.m. the Walking Lake Pepin group walk will start at the bike repair station. Don Schwartz will be on hand to demonstrate...

DLC raffle winner

Aug 6, 2015
John Hutchinson was the $1,000 grand prize drawing winner of the Destination Lake City (DLC) raffle.  Other winners include Sandy Coyle, $500; Brian Walker, $300; and Lakeshore Agency, $200.  The committee expressed their appreciation for the support of the raffle which netted $4,100.  Additionally...

girl scouts explore new york city

Aug 6, 2015
The last event for Girl Scout troop 24315 was a trip to New York in July. The girls, along with leaders Jennifer Taylor and Melissa Haeska, took in many sights, including the John Lennon memorial “Strawberry Fields,” Times Square, the Broadway musical “Chicago,” the 9/11 Memorial, the Central Park...

artist group plans marina show

Aug 6, 2015
The Lake City art group Show and Share is planning their next exhibit entitled “Loving Lake Pepin” to be held at the Lake City Marina from Aug. 27 to Sept. 24. Fifteen of the Show and Share group, working in watercolor, acrylic, oil, colored pencil and/or mixed media, will share a variety of lake...

Stephy J. and the Boys to perform at Railhouse grill

Aug 6, 2015
Singer-songwriter Stephanie Josselyn will perform as part of Stephy J. and the Boys at the Railhouse Grill on Friday, Aug. 7, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Josselyn began performing at age 5 and has been playing, performing and writing music ever since. The former Zumbrota and Rochester Idol has...

Free Turkey River All-Stars performance is Aug. 16 in Patton Park

Aug 6, 2015
The Woman’s Club of Lake City is once again sponsoring a free concert by the Turkey River All-Stars in Patton Park. This year’s concert will be Sunday, Aug. 16, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Turkey River All-Stars have entertained audiences young and old with their Dixieland-style music for 47 years....

Run supports several groups

Aug 6, 2015
    Held on the Saturday of Water Ski Days weekend, the Circle of Life 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer half marathon and kids fun run drew record participation and sponsorship again this year.    The Rotary Club of Lake City says close to $17,000 raised by the event will be donated back to the Lake...

Class of 1980 celebrates 35 years

Aug 6, 2015
The Lincoln High School Class of 1980 held their 35th reunion on Saturday, July 25.  Some golf was played during the day at the Lake Pepin Golf Course followed by a social gathering in the evening held at Port 104. Shown above, front row, from left: Terry Cox, John Haeska, Jim Mitchell, Greg...

Art group donation is a challenge to others

Aug 6, 2015
A Lake City art group is trying out a new expressive medium - philanthropy. On July 30 Show and Share art group presented a check for $770 to Lake City Public Library Administrator Patti Bross. The money will go toward the library’s $750,000 fundraising campaign for a renovation now underway. And...

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