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Rotary club donates $1,000 to local Packing for the Weekend program

Aug 31, 2022
The Lake City Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Packing for the Weekend program recently. Packing for the Weekend provides weekend meals for children in low-income famililes in the Lake City area. Pictured are Packing for the Weekend representative Al Thompson (left) and Lake City Rotary Club...

Father-daughter writing team coming to library on Sept. 15

Aug 31, 2022
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with Minnesota authors Kurt Johnson and Ellie Johnson on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. It is free to the public. Kurt and Ellie Johnson are a father/daughter writing team of their first novel, The Barrens. “This riveting debut is...

Goodhue County announces recipients of mental health funding

Aug 31, 2022
The Goodhue County Child and Family Collaborative (GCCFC) has announced that $100,000 a year for three years will be awarded to five organizations throughout Goodhue County as a result of the Mental Health Prevention and Intervention Grant Program. GCCFC was allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA...

High school unveils ‘Scorecard’

Aug 31, 2022
The school year won’t begin for a few more days but Lincoln High School Principal Greg Berge is already sharing a report card of sorts. The Lake City High School Scorecard is intended to measure how many students are “career ready,” “college ready,” and eventually “life ready,” based on scholastic...

Housing bus tour is Sept. 28

Aug 31, 2022
SE MN Together will host our its annual Housing Bus Tour on Sept, 28. The tour will visit Pine Island, Northfield, and Kasson for day-long presentations related to affordable housing project financing, programs and tools, housing rehabilitation, a developer’s perspective, tax credits, financing...

Lake City Federal announces merger, will become East Wisconsin Savings Bank

Aug 31, 2022
East Wisconsin Savings Bank, based in Kaukauna, Wis., and Lake City Federal Bank have announced plans to merge into a single financial institution. After the merger, the combined savings bank will remain 100% mutual owned, have assets of approximately $370.7 million and operate a network of...

Law enforcement scholarships available

Aug 31, 2022
The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 20 $2,000 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota. The Members of MSA gives special...

One-on-one breastfeeding support available

Aug 31, 2022
Breastfeeding is important for babies, mothers, other birthing parents, and families. Many families start breast/chestfeeding but are often not able to meet their goals due to lack of support. Goodhue County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) supports families before and during their infant feeding...

State offers cost-share on home pollinator gardens

Aug 31, 2022
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) is once again accepting applications for the Lawns to Legumes program. This program aims to increase habitat for at-risk pollinators in residential settings across the state by providing people with cost-share funding, workshops, coaching and...

VFW, Auxiliary announce scholarship competition

Aug 31, 2022
Commander Joe Kehren of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 8729 Lake City has announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have the opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to...

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