California Overland wins grand trophy

Aug 19, 2015
California Overland Ltd. was recently recognized by the Minnesota Trucking Association with a Safety Plaque and “Grand Trophy for Fleet Safety” by the Minnesota Trucking Association.The awards were presented recently at the annual summer conference of the association held in Breezy Point, Minn.The...
Carissa (left) and Nadia Hansen

Granddaughters of local couple win martial arts medals

Aug 19, 2015
Sisters Carissa and Nadia Hansen of Ocala, Fla., were medalists at a martial arts tournament in Raleigh, N.C., from June 30 to July 4 that their coach called “the highest level for non-professionals.”Carissa, 16, won gold in both kobudo and kumite in the advanced brown belt division. Nadia won...

Two fundraisers planned for memorial to slain officer

Aug 19, 2015
Two fundraisers for a permanent memorial to Lake City Police Officer Shawn Schneider will take place over the next month. The first is the Lodge 208 5K run/walk scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 29. This second annual event starts at 7:30 a.m. at Underwood Park in Lake City. The entry fee is $22.50....

Movie goes outdoors Saturday

Aug 13, 2015
Kids will be able to tour a fire truck, an ambulance and a police cruiser prior to the showing of “Big Hero 6.”  “Big Hero 6” was chosen by the public to be the feature presentation of Movie by Moonlight this Saturday, Aug. 15.  Lake City Young Professionals is presenting the outdoor movie event,...

Found Cat

Aug 12, 2015
This sweet, big guy was found near Lilac Lane in Lake City on Aug. 8. He is a large, long haired, orange cat. If you recognize him please call or text Bambi at 507-421-6719 or Lisa at 651-564-1125, volunteers with the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.

Rattlesnake to make park visit

Aug 12, 2015
The Frontenac State Park Association invites everyone to the State Park to learn more about timber rattlesnakes Saturday, Aug. 22, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. People can meet at the park’s picnic shelter to see a live timber rattlesnake.People can learn a lot more about timber rattlers as they watch the...

group to walk old frontenac tonight

Aug 12, 2015
The next Walking Lake Pepin event will be held Thursday, Aug. 13 and will be a walk in Old Frontenac.  Participants will meet at the intersection of Wells Street and Garrard Avenue in Old Frontenac.  The walk will start at 6 p.m. and will be led by Jim Schreck.To get there from Lake City, people...

Corner building gets a coat of paint

Aug 12, 2015
Local businessmen Rene Lawson, on the platform, and John Hutchinson gave the old Conoco building a coat of paint this week, even though the future of the building is unclear. The Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA) owns the building and has agreed that the location be used for a visitor...

Shoe drive to help 4-H

Aug 12, 2015
Goodhue County 4-H is hosting a shoe collection drive throughout the Goodhue County Fair to raise funds for Goodhue County 4-H programs and youth opportunities, as well as microenterprise ventures in developing nations.The goal is to collect 7,500 pairs of shoes. They can do this with help from the...


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