Arbor Day celebrated with tree planting in Peters Playpark

May 24, 2023
More than two dozen people gathered in Peters Playpark on Lilac Lane Saturday morning to celebrate Arbor Day. To honor the day, an American elm was planted, joining two oaks in providing shade for the neighborhood park. The tree, cultivated from an elm found in Afton, Minn., is immune to the...

‘Fun With Color’ art workshop is May 27

May 24, 2023
“Fun With Color,” a workshop led by Charlotte Eastin, a local artist whose work is currently featured in the gallery at Lake City Area Arts (LCAA), will take place Saturday, May 27, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at LCAA. The cost is $10 for LCAA members; $15 for non-members. “Learn to create a vast...

Awards Night 2023 - Student Recognition

May 24, 2023
In addition to nearly $130,000 in scholarships, Lincoln High School recognized students for academics and college merit awards at the annual Awards Night event on May 10. Socratic Challenge Scholars Socratic Challenge Scholar Awards recognize high school seniors who have maintained a 3.25 G.P.A....

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for A to Z Power Washing

May 24, 2023
On May 9, Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined with Jim Borgschatz from A to Z Power Washing to welcome this new business to the Chamber with a Ribbon Cutting event at Ohuta Park. “Borgschatz, the former principal of Bluff View Elementary, couldn’t stay still for too long...

Eagle Center kids fishing starts June 8

May 24, 2023
The National Eagle Center’s popular kids program Fishing on the Refuge is set to begin on Thursday, June 8. Fishing on the Refuge is an experiential learning opportunity for kids ages 15 and younger. The Center provides kids with fishing poles, life jackets, and lead-free tackle free of charge...

Farmer directs $5,000 donation to high school for STEM initiatives

May 24, 2023
Local farmer Barb Hadler recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Lincoln High School. Lincoln High School will use the funds for one of their many STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) initiatives. “We are very grateful for this donation...

GOP meets May 30 in Elgin

May 24, 2023
The full committee of the Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 30, at the Black Top Bar and Grill, 30 Main Street East, Elgin MN 55932. The meeting will commence at 6:30 p.m. and adjourn at 8 p.m.

Ohl: The infamous ‘Power S’

May 17, 2023
Once again it is nearly time for the annual “Power S” survivors’ reunion. You may be justifiably wondering what in the world is a Power S? Let me begin by saying it is a unique, dangerous, and totally accidental maneuver with a boat that happened in the spring of 1983. To my knowledge is has never...

Open mic is Saturday, May 20

May 17, 2023
Lake City Area Arts invites everyone—performers or not—to its free open mic event on Saturday, May 20, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Lake City Area Arts center, 105 W. Center St. “Whether you are a singer, writer, poet, instrumentalist, comedian, or actor, you are invited to share your...

Quilt historian Susie Berke to speak at Lake City Historical Society

May 17, 2023
Lake City resident Susie Berke will be the featured speaker at the Lake City Historical Society (LCHS) Membership Meeting on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall Ballroom. Berke moved here recently from Portland, Ore., where she worked on the Oregon Trail Quilt Project. She will be sharing her...


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