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Walkers reach finish line

Sep 2, 2015
Walking Lake Pepin finale event took place on Monday, Aug. 24.  The group met on the rooftop patio of the Rivage building on South Washington street and enjoyed some games, treats, door prizes and a view of Lake Pepin from that vantage point.Walking Lake Pepin, “Every Body Move” 2015 fitness...

Benefit set for crash victim

Sep 2, 2015
A fund-raiser benefit will be held for 29-year-old Aric Adams of Lake City Sunday, Sept. 6, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club.Adams was involved in a single car accident June 17 when he swerved to miss a deer, hit a concrete wall and went off a bridge in rural Wabasha County....

Preservation group offers windows workshop in Albert Lea

Aug 27, 2015
The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM) is hosting a workshop on Sept. 26 on Restoring Wooden Windows, to be held at the Freeborn County Historical Museum in Albert Lea from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Taught by historic window specialist Paul Schmidt of Restoration Window Systems, this class will teach...

School bus drivers attend annual training

Aug 27, 2015
Bluff Country School Bus Service held its annual training for bus drivers at Lake Pepin Golf Course in Lake City on Aug. 18. The training for drivers in the three districts the company serves -- Lake City, Wabasha-Kellogg and Plainview-Elgin Millvillve -- centered on “The Energy Bus,” a book...

Hearth and Home donates to watershed partnership

Aug 27, 2015
Hearth and Home Technologies recently presented Zumbro Watershed Partnership (ZWP) with a $200 contribution. Pictured are Lawrence Svien (left), executive director of ZWP and Liz Carlstrom of Hearth and Home Technologies. The Zumbro Watershed Partnership is a private non-profit organization that...

Bethany hog roast features summer delights

Aug 27, 2015
The parking lot at Bethany Lutheran Church was packed with picnickers Saturday evening during the church’s annual community hog roast on Saturday, Aug. 22 (Photo 1). Community members were served a full dinner of roast pork sandwiches, corn on the cob, cole slaw, ice cream and all the fixings. In...

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....

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