Winterfest wear available now

Nov 21, 2018
Lake City Winterfest isn’t until February 2, but people can support Lake City Winterfest by purchasing a sweatshirt or pom pom hat. $5 of the purchase price of each sweatshirt and $2.50 of each pom pom hat sale will help pay for the fireworks over Lake Pepin on the evening of Feb. 2. For adults,...

Big friends inspire story for little ones

Nov 21, 2018
Some time ago during a sermon, First Lutheran Church Pastor Tim Ehling shared the story of an elderly man who befriended a child. “The little boy asked the man: ‘Will you be my big friend?’” Laura Fitterer said. The story inspired Fitterer’s five children. “They just ran with it,” she said. “They...

Calendar decked with holiday events

Nov 21, 2018
The holidays are here. And that means lots of community events. Today (Thursday) is Thanksgiving. Bethany Lutheran Church is hosting the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m. The meal is free, but people are encouraged to make a freewill donation for the Lake City Food Shelf...

Valley View church plans two December events

Nov 21, 2018
Valley View Assembly of God Church in Lake City has two events planned this December around the theme “O Come Let Us Adore Him!” On Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m., singer-songwriter and speaker Sherry McPherson, along with her husband Matt and their praise band, will lead a special worship service on...

Friends' holiday book sale

Nov 21, 2018
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library Holiday Book Sale will be held Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the meeting rooms at the Lake City Public Library. The annual sale features used Christmas books for adults and children as well as DVDs...

Increased DWI patrols now through Dec. 30

Nov 21, 2018
Lake City Police Department, Plainview Police Department, Wabasha Police Department and the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office will be participating with law enforcement statewide in an extra DWI enforcement campaign running on weekends starting Nov. 21 through Dec. 29, according to a Wabasha County...

Rake leaves to keep rivers and lakes clean

Nov 21, 2018
We’ve all seen the slimy green algae in our rivers and lakes. But did you know that you could help keep our rivers and lakes cleaner and less green? Algae are native aquatic “plants” similar in some ways to grass, flowers, and trees. Land plants and water plants both need fertilizers to grow. When...

Kiwanis toy project underway for 2018

Nov 21, 2018
The Lake City Kiwanis Christmas Project is underway. “Last year, thanks to the generosity of our community, we provided toys, games, books, school supplies and clothing to 65 families with 168 children who live in the Lake City school district (Lake City, Frontenac, Zumbro Falls and Millville...

Volunteers help assemble preschool playground

Nov 21, 2018
Can you imagine the exquisite torture it must be to be three years old and to look out your classroom window and see brand new playground equipment that you can’t play on and won’t be able to play on until spring? That’s the situation right now at Bluff View Elementary School where they held a “...

Wabasha's Mulry re-elected to parkway commission

Nov 21, 2018
Sheronne Mulry of Wabasha has been re-elected to represent Hastings to the Iowa Border on the Minnesota Mississippi River Parkway Commission (MN-MRPC). Established by Minnesota Statute, the MN-MRPC’s mission is to preserve, promote and enhance the scenic, historic and recreational resources of...


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