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Capturing all of Lake Pepin's appeal

Aug 27, 2015
Larry Nielsen, captain of the Pearl of the Lake excursion boat, shows a Kate Halverson  painting entitled Pepie’s Playground, recently completed and installed in The Willows entrance. “I remember when we first moved to Lake City, someone told me all the reasons people flock to Lake Pepin. The South...

Cross-continent bike ride

Aug 27, 2015
Max Hatton, a physician from Brisbane, Australia, is spending his month of holiday this summer riding a bicycle across the U.S., from Oregon to possibly Washington, D.C. His final plans are still open. Hatton completed day 19 of his 32 day ride at Hok-Si-La Park where he and his one-person support...

Girl Scouts stay busy over the summer

Aug 27, 2015
The Lake City Girl Scouts have been busy this summer. The fourth and fifth grade troop went to Valleyfair as a celebration for reaching their cookie selling goal. One night they had an softball event and had fun playing each other and getting their troop leader out.  Anyone interested in being a...

Book sale to be held Sept. 11-13

Aug 26, 2015
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will be hosting their annual fall used book sale during the Junk Crush Sept. 11-13.  The location of the book sale will be at the American Legion on Washington Street.Sale hours Friday, Sept. 11 will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a....

Lions Club attends Puppy Days at Fort Dodge

Aug 26, 2015
A group of local Lions Club members attended the Puppy Days program at the Fort Dodge, Iowa Correctional Facility on Sunday Aug. 23. The puppy training program at the facility trains puppies for the Leader Dog For the Blind Program in Rochester Hills, Mich. The puppies enter the program at about...

Lions Club serves dinner at Ronald McDonald House

Aug 26, 2015
A group of Local Lake City Lions served a dinner at the Ronald McDonald House in Rochester on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The house is a home away from home for families who have a child or children having medical treatments at the Mayo Clinic. The housing is provided at low or no cost to the families. The...

Scholarship goes to women continuing their education

Aug 26, 2015
Tricia Berg of Lake City has become the ninth recipient of the Woman’s Club of Lake City continuing education scholarship.  The $1,000 award is given each year to a deserving woman from Lake City who is pursuing post-secondary studies.  Berg is attending Minnesota State College - Southeast...

Class of 1955 celebrates 60 years

Aug 26, 2015
The Lincoln High School class of 1955 celebrated their 60th class reunion Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Lake City Golf Club.  Front row, from left (seated): Harold Yotter, Marvin Blattner, Nancy (Hunecke) Freeman, Gene Schumann, Philip Schasker, Nancy (Meincke) Powers, Audrey (Wise) Sass, Barbara (...
Photo by Lee Schultz

Double rainbow ends in Lake Pepin

Aug 21, 2015
Lee Schultz captured this image of a double rainbow over Lake Pepin on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from the Villas on Pepin. In the background are the bluffs south of Stockholm, Wis. To submit an interesting photo taken in or around Lake City, Frontenac or Zumbro Falls, email graphic@rconnect.com.

Style show to be held Aug. 27

Aug 20, 2015
A community style show will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 at Port 104. The style show will be a fund-raiser for the proposed new Lake Pepin Interpretive Centre. Debbie Lane of the Corner Closet is coordinating the event. The show will feature fashions from Corner Closet and other stores in...

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