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Harvey wins state fair scholarship

Aug 26, 2020
Renae Harvey of Lake City is one of 20 recipients of Minnesota State Fair Youth Scholarships this year. “Despite the cancellation of the 2020 Minnesota State Fair, the fair was committed to continuing the tradition of offering scholarship opportunities to deserving youth based on their leadership...

Keeping Our Brushes Wet resumes Sept. 21

Aug 26, 2020
Keeping Our Brushes Wet will resume meeting on Monday, Sept. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 West Center Street. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age or experience. The purpose of Keeping Our Brushes Wet is to share ideas, explore new techniques, work on...

Library announces fall Makerspace series

Aug 26, 2020
Once again the Lake City Public Library is offering its Makerspace program to anyone over 18. However, the process will just look a little different this year. Instead of completing projects in the library, a new kit will be available each month. All materials are provided and free of charge,...

Photography club exhibit open Aug. 29 and 30 at Lake City Area Arts

Aug 26, 2020
A new photography exhibit from members of the Lake City Photography Club and others will be open to the public this weekend at Lake City Area Arts (LCAA). The Exhibit will be open Saturday, Aug. 29, and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit features photographs from members of the...

Postal Service creates website with information on voting by mail

Aug 26, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service has launched a new Election Mail website to provide information about voting by mail at usps.com/votinginfo. “The Postal Service recognizes that many states are choosing to expand mail-in voting options in the upcoming elections and that there will likely be a significant...

Pro bass anglers compete on Lake Pepin

Aug 26, 2020
Forty-seven anglers competed in a Champions Tour bass fishing tournament Friday, Aug. 21, on Mississippi River Pool 4, including Lake Pepin. Matt Peters of Waconia, Minn., won the $12,000 prize, catching 126 pounds, 5 ounces, of fish between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. and from noon to 4 p.m. The largest...

Rotarians support humane society

Aug 26, 2020
The Lake City Rotary Club recently made a $1,000 donation the the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society. The humane society it a non-profit providing foster homes to animals while they await adoption and other programs. People can find more information online at hahumanesociety.org. The Lake City Rotary...

Three join fire department

Aug 26, 2020
Three new firefighters have joined the Lake City Fire Department. The fire department welcomed Jacob Schumacher, Brian Smith, and Tristan Montroy to the department in a Facebook post. “The day they turned in their applications was the easy part. Now they will spend the next year studying and...
Photo by Steve Brown

Historic ‘Zumbro Parkway Bridge’ gets a facelift

Aug 26, 2020
Restoration is complete on the County Road 68 bridge at  Zumbro Falls.  The bridge is a stone-faced, double-arch, multi-plate bridge built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1937.Designed for the WPA by J.M. Evans, who apparently was an engineer with the Wabasha County Highway Department...

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Aug 19, 2020
This beautiful little four-month-old kitten is now ready for his forever home.  He was rescued from a hay barn by the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society along with his mom and five siblings soon after she had given birth to them. Midnight has been raised so far around young children, dogs and other...

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