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Career milestones for Lake City Public Schools staff

Jun 11, 2020
Many Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary school staff were honored for reaching five-year milestones with the district at the close of the 2019-2020 school year.

School district bids farewell to retirees

Jun 11, 2020
Three longtime Lake City Public Schools employees retired this year.

Gym floor before and after

Jun 11, 2020
The Lincoln High School gymnasium floor has a new finish and a new design. Above is the floor darkened by layers and layers of gym floor finish applied over the years. Below is the new look, with a larger “LC” at center court, black lanes and writing on the baseline that says “Lake City” at one end...

Round-up fundraiser nets over $1,000 for Lincoln High after-grad party

Jun 11, 2020
The Lake City After Grad Party Committee is thanking the Lake City community for their support in the Hats Off and Round Up to the Class of 2020 fundraiser held during the month of May at Fiesta Foods. At left is Fiesta Foods store manager Chris Weinrich presenting a check for just over $1,000 to...

Church and coffee shop’s support totals over $2,000

Jun 11, 2020
The Railhouse Grill’s Coffee Depot and the Lake City United Methodist Church donated over $2,000 worth of coffee and other beverages to local healthcare workers between March 18 and June 1, when the offer ended. Railhouse Grill owner Lisa Wallerich said members of the church approached the...

Church holds drive-in worship services during pandemic

Jun 11, 2020
On May 17, Valley View Assembly of God began Drive In Church in their parking lot with service being held at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning. Upon arrival people are directed where to park their vehicles in a semi-circle around the parking lot to observe the Pastor Sandberg and worship team under the...

Late actor Mary Pat Gleason was born here

Jun 11, 2020
An emmy award-winning actor and writer who died recently at age 70 began her life in Lake City. Mary Patrick Gleason was born in Lake City on Feb. 23, 1950 to Mary and Clifford Gleason. The family left Lake City when Mary Patrick was a child. She appeared on dozens of television series over the...

Legion resumes monthly meetings

Jun 11, 2020
American Legion Post 110 in Lake City will resume its regular monthly meetings on Monday, June 15. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Legion clubrooms at 224 S. Washington Street in Lake City. All legion members are invited to attend. This will be the first general monthly meeting since...

Museum building turns 150

Jun 11, 2020
2020 marks the 150th year of the Reads Landing School building, now home of a Wabasha County Historical Society museum. Built in 1870 for $8,200, “no expense was spared in the Italianate details and three-layer brick walls of the fifty by fifty two story building. At one time, about 140 children...

Community turns out to congatulate 2020 grads

Jun 3, 2020
Scenes from commencement 2020

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