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Rabes celebrate 80 years of marriage

Jun 30, 2021
Margaret and Clifford Rabe of Lake City are celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, July 11, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion in Millville. They were married on July 10, 1941. Last year the couple was honored as the Minnesota representatives for the...

Independence Day 
fireworks display

Jun 30, 2021
The annual Fourth of July fireworks display organized by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce will take place at 10 p.m. over Lake Pepin on Sunday, July 4.

4-H preps for Wabasha County Fair

Jun 30, 2021
Wabasha County Fair preparation has started. “The 4-H youth and adults showed up excited and ready to help on Sunday, June 27 as work began for the preparation for the fair,” according to a 4-H news release. “The Fair Board is very excited to have the return of the fair July 14-17 and have planned...

2021 car and tractor show winners

Jun 30, 2021
Top award winners from the Lake City Lions Club and Lakesters Car Club Water Ski Days car and tractor show were as follows: Duane and Julie Evanson (above) from Galesville, Wis., won with their 1963 Chevy Nova SS. Mike Haase (below) from Lake City won with a 1936 Unstyled John Deere A.-Photos by...

Yacht club’s annual sailing school attracts 23 students

Jun 30, 2021
Twenty-three people learned sailing basics during the Lake City Yacht Club’s two-day sailing school on June 19-20. “We have been running our Sunfish sailing school for at least the past 10 years at Ohuta beach,” said Ashley Tao of the Lake City Yacht Club. “Our goal is to introduce people to...

Walkers visit Long Point, plan Jewell walk

Jun 30, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 15 walkers met for Walking Lake Pepin’s (WLP) weekly group walk. The path along the Sand Point trail, starting at the wayside rest on Goodhue County 2 led the group to the shores of Lake Pepin at Long Point. The trail was well groomed with little annoyance from bugs. Once...

Schneider among officers to be honored at Rochester memorial

Jun 30, 2021
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Law Enforcement Memorial of Southeast Minnesota took place at Soldiers Field Memorial Park in Rochester on June 24. The memorial honors the 33 fallen officers from law enforcment agencie operating in Minnesota Sheriff’s Association’s Sixth District. The honorees...

Reading program hosts Carnival Night

Jun 30, 2021
Bluff View Summer Reading program hosted Carnival Night on June 23. Students in grades preschool through seven participated by reading books and earning chances to play various carnival games to win prizes. “ We are so lucky to provide this opportunity to students,” Bluff View second grade...

Power agency awarded for program that brought vehicle chargers to Lake City

Jun 30, 2021
Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) received an American Public Power Association Energy Innovator Award during APPA’s National Conference in Orlando, Fla, according to the agency. “The award honors utilities that have developed or applied creative, energy-efficient techniques and...

Mill falcons get bands, names

Jun 30, 2021
A Lake City couple had a scary morning May 28 when a group of intruders chased them away with brooms and kidnapped their children. But a scary hour for parents and children is part of a decades-long effort that has helped bring the species back from the brink of extinction. For years, peregrine...

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