Students and store donate peanut butter

Oct 19, 2016
Last year sixth graders at Bluff View Elementary School heard a presentation on the Packing for the Weekend program and decided to help. Their efforts, plus a match from Fiesta Foods, generated 104 jars of peanut butter for the program, which provides weekend meals to children who recieve free and...

Pop Wagner and his trio to perform in Oak Center

Oct 19, 2016
It’s not every Folk Forum concert announcement that comes with a content warning. The Oct. 22 performance of Pop Wagner (pictured) and the Hampden Rounders at the Oak Center General Store guarantees “a fun, easygoing show chock-full of old-timey fiddle tunes and swing, bluegrass and folk songs,...

Halpaus retires after 53 years in foundry

Oct 19, 2016
On Oct. 7, William Halpaus celebrated his retirement and 53 years working in the cast iron foundry at Federal-Mogul Lake City. “F-M Lake City wishes the best to Willie and is grateful for his years of dedicated service,” the company said in a news release. Pictured, from left, are Ross Kohrs,...

Christian rehab center choir to perform Oct. 23 at United Methodist Church

Oct 19, 2016
The public is invited to watch the Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir perform this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the Lake City United Methodist Church. Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge’s mission is to “assist teens and adults in gaining freedom from chemical addictions and...

'Race to the Altar' is Saturday in Lake City

Oct 19, 2016
Four engaged couples will compete for $500 at businesses around Lake City Saturday, Oct. 22, in the first “Race to the Altar.” The competitors will be Kelly Adler and David Kohrs, Sara Goertzen and Connor Hinrichs, Bailey Skifton and Austin Gilles and a fourth couple to be named. The public is...

Local movie premieres Oct. 24 in Red Wing

Oct 19, 2016
Locally-produced comedy horror movie “This Woods is Cursed” will premiere Monday, Oct. 24, in Red Wing. Filmed on location in Pierce County, Wis., and surrounding counties, “This Woods is Cursed” tells the story of five friends who go into the woods and awaken an ancient curse. The film stars...

Atheist turned Christian musician to perform at Trinity Lutheran Church

Oct 19, 2016
Trinity Lutheran Church – Lincoln will present Christian recording artist Chris Driesbach in concert tonight (Thursday, Oct. 20) at 7 p.m. Christian musician Chris Driesbach was homeless for six and half years and couldn’t have been happier about it. In June of 2006, he paid off his debts, sold...

Hall of famers feted at Lincoln High School

Oct 19, 2016
On Saturday, Oct. 15 the Lake City Hall of Fame inducted its class of 2016. This year’s honorees included Lance Meincke in the category of Athletics, Howie Cook and Leo Fausch for Outstanding Contribution, Carole Haessig-Mutzebaugh and Gordy Hinck in the category of Outstanding Life’s Work, and...

Haunted house to benefit planned interpretive center

Oct 19, 2016
This Halloween Lake City will be in for a creepy treat, a new haunted house with over 2,000 square foot of bone chilling fun at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. A fundraiser for the Lake Pepin Interpretive Centre, the haunted house will be open 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday Oct. 28, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m....

Schmidt honored for 31 years with the City of Lake City

Oct 13, 2016
The City Council honored Jim Schmidt for his 31 years of work with the city’s electric utility department during Monday night’s council meeting. Mayor Joel Beckman (left) made the presentation. Schmidt began working with the department in May 1985 and recently retired.


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