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Library Friends suggest exploring online services during National Library Week

Mar 31, 2021
During National Library Week, the Friends of the Lake City Public Library encourages all community members to visit the Lake City Public Library website, lakecity.lib.mn.us, to explore and access virtual services and programs. “The Lake City Public Library offers a wide array of online resources...

State recognizes Fiesta Foods for promoting Minnesota-grown foods

Mar 31, 2021
Fiesta Foods was one of the Minnesota grocers recognized for promoting locally grown products and farms that took home the Retailer of the Year award from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Minnesota Grown program, in conjunction with the Minnesota Grocers Association. Commissioner Thom...

Text sign up offered for emergency notifications

Mar 31, 2021
Spring is upon us and with that can bring the chance of severe weather, according to Wabasha County Emergency Management. Wabasha County residents can sign up for weather warnings and other emergency alerts through Wabasha County’s Emergency Notification System, CodeRED, provided under the company...

Lakeshore Real Estate gets ‘first dollar’

Mar 24, 2021
On Thursday, March 18, Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and members joined at the office of Lakeshore Real Estate - Krage and Associates to welcome this newly formed venture between longstanding members of the local real estate community. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce awards a “First Dollar...

One last time on the ice

Mar 24, 2021
Raptors on the frozen waters of Lake Pepin Friday in a photo submitted by Terri Orth. By now their perch has melted away.

Bluff View student voted online art gallery’s ‘Artist of the Week’

Mar 24, 2021
Bluff View Elementary School sixth grade student Caden Cobb has been named “Artist of the Week” on artsonia.com for his choice-value drawing of the Pokèmon character, “Eevee.” Artsonia is the online platform that Bluff View uses to publish and house student artwork. Artsonia allows students to...

Calm before a busy time at Lake City Marina

Mar 24, 2021
The outer harbor at Lake City Marina was serene Tuesday, with calm water replacing the recently-melted winter ice. But in a few weeks the area will be a hive of activity. Work to put a new deck on the marina’s 800 dock began before ice-out. It’s on schedule to be completed by May 10, according to...

Compost site could open Friday

Mar 24, 2021
The Lake City municipal compost site on Territorial Road will open Friday, March 26, weather permitting, City of Lake City Public Works Director Scott Jensen said in an email Tuesday. For perhaps the first time, the city is trying to control access to the site for certain users. The council...

Dairy princess candidates, ambassadors announced

Mar 24, 2021
The Wabasha County ADA will have four candidates running for Wabasha County Dairy Princess of 2021. One will be crowned as dairy princess, and three will serve as attendants. There will also be four more young women to represent as ambassadors for the year. Judging for Dairy Princess will be held...

Lake City PO Box owners can access mail anytime

Mar 24, 2021
The Lake City Post Office lobby is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, allowing people to access post office boxes and drop off outgoing mail anytime. “It’s mostly for customers who have PO Boxes and it gives them flexibility to come whenever it works for them,” Lake City Postmaster Darin...

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