Dairy Princesses get likenesses carved in butter

Sep 3, 2015
The butter sculpting is well under way at the Minnesota State Fair. Goodhue County Dairy Princess Maggie Mills of Lake City had her likeness carved from a 90-pound block of butter on Saturday. Two other area princesses are waiting in the wings. Samantha Keller of Goodhue was to have her likeness...

Speech contest, GOP picnic planned

Sep 3, 2015
Two events involving the Goodhue County Republican Party will be held Sept. 11-12. The party is a co-sponsor of the Great American Experience speech contest to be held at Hobgoblin Event Center in Red Wing at 6 p.m. People will be asked to give five- to seven-minute speeches on what it means to be...

13 new faces at Lake City Public Schools

Sep 3, 2015
Ashley Atkinson Ashley Atkinson will teach High School Spanish at Lincoln High School this year, taking over the position from another A. Atkinson, Amber, who left the district for a teaching job in Goodhue. “Teaching Spanish allows me to be creative, and I love that students get an idea of what...

Water exhibition to come to area

Sep 3, 2015
Story, history, faith, ethics, the arts, science, and water connects them all through community. Water has shaped the history of Red Wing, Goodhue County, the country, and the world. This critical resource is essential for life and needs to be understood, appreciated, and protected.The Goodhue...

Free museum day to feature music

Sep 3, 2015
People can visit the Goodhue County Historical Society on Sept. 6 for the first free Sunday.This month’s program celebrates local musicians and the joy of rock and roll with performances, crafts, and the opening of a featured exhibit. The museum is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free...

Rotary race proceeds benefit public library

Sep 3, 2015
The Lake City Rotary Club recently presented Lake City Public Library Administrator Patti Bross with a check for $2,500. The club raised the money at its annual 5K/10K/half marathon run over Water Ski Days weekend. The library is in the midst of a $750,000 fundraising campaign to help pay for...

Mazeppa supper helps restore city cemetery

Sep 3, 2015
Mazeppa Area Historical Society and the Mazeppa Cemetery Association will be hosting an Autumn Supper on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mazeppa Community Center, 278 1st Ave. N.On the menu for the event will be scallop potatoes and ham, ham sandwiches, coleslaw, dessert and...

'Tater' favorite on St. Mark's menu

Sep 3, 2015
A crowd favorite will be served at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 110 S. Oak Street in Lake City on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  “Top the Tater” with choices of toppings, salad, beverages and an array of desserts, by the kitchen crew and the Lake City Girl Scouts.  The scouts have...

School opens at St. John's

Sep 3, 2015
On Monday, Aug. 31, St. John’s Lutheran School began the school year.  Students are brought to school by parents for the first week of school since the public school buses aren’t yet running.  The school year theme is God is So Good! Pastor Berg opened the school year by leading an opening worship...
Kate Halverson

Poet's work included in 'Walking Stick'

Sep 3, 2015
The Jackpine Writers’ Bloc of the Park Rapids/Menahga, Minn. area has announced the release of Vol. 24 of “The Talking Stick.”This publication is a collection of prose and poetry by writers with Minnesota connections, including the work of Kate Halverson of Lake City.Books will be available for...


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