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Dorothy Club celebrates 27 years

Aug 12, 2015
The Dorothy Club met at the home of Dorothy Kallstrom on Sand Prairie on Aug. 3. It was the 27th anniversary of the Dorothy Club. The Dorothy Club was started in 1989 by Dorothy Walter and Dorothy Plank. This year there were 14 Dorothys that came for the annual luncheon and program. They came from...
Photo by <strong>Ben Threinen</strong>

Relay for Life 2015

Aug 12, 2015
The 2015 Wabasha County Relay for Life began Friday Aug. 7 and ended the morning of Aug. 8.
 —Photo by Ben Threinen

Mark Twain visits care center

Aug 12, 2015
Lake City resident Ron Hunt portrayed Samuel Clemons (Mark Twain) during an address to residents at the Lake City Care Center. Ron Hunt can also be frequently seen when he and his wife, Billy, visit Margaret Curtin, Billy Hunt’s mother, who resides at the care center.  

Early start for football means early start for band

Aug 12, 2015
The Lake City High School senior band will perform for the Aug. 22 Lake City varsity football home opener. The band will rehearse on Thursday, Aug. 20, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the high school band room and on Saturday, Aug. 22 the band will begin with a warm up at 5:45 p.m. followed by the Tiger...

After more than 44 days of reading, the library summer reading program comes to an end

Aug 12, 2015
By Brigette Rol Children’s Librarian Lake City Public Library It’s been a great summer at the Lake City Public Library. The months of June and July were a whirlwind of reading and fun events for the kids, with our theme of “Read to the Rhythm.” Kids were able to explore the science of sound, had...

School math volunteer group is recruiting new members

Aug 12, 2015
Math volunteers at Lincoln Junior and Senior High School are recruiting others to help students learn mathematics. Over the past five years, a new process has been developing at Lake City’s Lincoln Junior-Senior High School to help students who struggle with math. In this new approach the...

National Night Out, and a birthday party

Aug 6, 2015
There were 17 neighborhood gatherings held Tuesday night to promote neighborhood safety as part of National Night Out. Officer Jeff Daggett, who organizes the event each year, said his goal was to attend as many of the gatherings as Council Member Andru Peters. The council member made 15 of them....

bike repair station review part of walk

Aug 6, 2015
Patty Svien is adjusting her brakes on the new bike repair station that is located in McCahill Play Park next to the old Conoco gas station.This Thursday, Aug. 6 (today) at 6 p.m. the Walking Lake Pepin group walk will start at the bike repair station. Don Schwartz will be on hand to demonstrate...

DLC raffle winner

Aug 6, 2015
John Hutchinson was the $1,000 grand prize drawing winner of the Destination Lake City (DLC) raffle.  Other winners include Sandy Coyle, $500; Brian Walker, $300; and Lakeshore Agency, $200.  The committee expressed their appreciation for the support of the raffle which netted $4,100.  Additionally...

girl scouts explore new york city

Aug 6, 2015
The last event for Girl Scout troop 24315 was a trip to New York in July. The girls, along with leaders Jennifer Taylor and Melissa Haeska, took in many sights, including the John Lennon memorial “Strawberry Fields,” Times Square, the Broadway musical “Chicago,” the 9/11 Memorial, the Central Park...

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