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A great many pelicans visit Lake Pepin

Sep 22, 2021
Lake Pepin has been a popular gathering place for pelicans recently, as this photo from Ben Threinen shows. “Last Thursday through Saturday the pelicans were a beautiful sight to watch,” he writes. “I do not remember a fall with this many pelicans stopping by Lake City.”

12 confirmed at First Lutheran

Sep 22, 2021
Twelve students were confirmed during an Affirmation of Baptism ceremony at First Lutheran Church on Sunday morning, Sept. 12. Front row, from left: Pastor Tim Ehling, Bailee Kohrs, Ayonna Nadeau, Ashley Emerson, Emma Kopp, Alison Wallerich, Miranda Dudley. Back row, from left: Ella Matzke, Jenna...

Tiger Band’s busy fall begins with Kellogg parade

Sep 22, 2021
On Sept. 12 the Lake City Tiger Marching Band made up of students in 10th through 12th grade marched in the Kellogg Watermelon Festival with Grand Marshall Thelma Holland. Thelma is the mother of the late Paul Holland who led the Tiger Marching Band from 2001 to 2020. The Tiger marching season is...

Roberts awarded Gold Leaf for accomplishments at state park

Sep 22, 2021
Harry Roberts has been awarded the Gold Leaf in recognition of his many hours of service to Frontenac State Park, the Frontenac State Park Association announced recently. The award was presented by Brian Schreiber, president of Frontenac State Park Association on Aug. 19. The leaf will be added...

New ‘Famous Names’ doc premieres on new historical society YouTube channel

Sep 22, 2021
The Lake City Historical Society is debuting a new documentary along with a new way to watch it and other local history videos. “Famous Names of Lake City, Volume 2” is one of a handful of videos on the Lake City Historical Society’s new YouTube Channel. Ben Threinen, who directed the 42-minute...

County GOP meets Sept. 27

Sep 22, 2021
The Republicans of Wabasha County will hold their montly meeting on Monday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Zumbro Falls Golf Course. Supper will be first, followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, people can contact Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2142.

Rainbows emerge after brief downpour

Sep 15, 2021
Jeanne Pietig captured this photo of the Lake City Marina’s outer harbor with a rainbow in the background after a brief downpour last week. Another rainbow is barely visible, she said.

Music, showcased

Sep 15, 2021
Saturday’s Lake City Music Showcase featured musicians throughout the day, including festival closers Dropped Pennies, pictured above. Russ Baldwin booked the musicians, who all performed for free to help Lake City Area Arts raise money for its young musicians fund. The fund provides grants and...

Lincoln class of ‘51 holds 70-year reunion

Sep 15, 2021
Members of the Lincoln High School class of 1951 met for lunch at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City to celebrate their 70-year high school reunion. Pictured, from left, are Dave Bremer, Dana Collins, Harold Meyers, Jim Collins, Dolores Kriett Nelson, Darwin Meyers, Mona Blee, George Holden, Iris...

Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days is back Sept. 25 and 26

Sep 15, 2021
Last week members and volunteers shocked corn for the corn shredding at Autumn Harvest Days to be held on Sept. 25 and 26 at the Marilyn and Dwain Gerken farm. This will be the 21st annual celebration of the areas agrarian heritage featuring equipment on display, demonstrations, competitions, food...

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