Fontem is a strong advocate

Nov 12, 2015
Pam Fontem was born August 28, 1975 in Rochester.  She graduated high school in Lake City before going to college at Northwestern College of Iowa for two years, RCTC, Winona State in Rochester, in 2006 she went back to RCTC for a year then to Cabarrus College of Health Sciences .  At college she...

Wabasha County Historical Society is raising money online on 'give to the max day'

Nov 12, 2015
The Wabasha County Historical Society encourages to public to make a donation to the society online at  on “Give to the Max Day,” Thursday, Nov. 12. People can make a tax-deductible donation by visiting and typing “Wabasha County Historical Society” into the “find cause or...

Hard work, determination fuel pro motocross rider

Nov 12, 2015
It’s not often a rider in his 8th professional season gets his first full factory 250 ride. Alex Martin is becoming a veteran of the 250cc class in professional Motocross and Supercross. Raised in the small town of Millville, Minnesota by his parents John and Greta, Alex is the eldest of three...

Lincoln 'We Day' contingent grows three-fold

Nov 12, 2015
Eighty-seven Lincoln High School students attended We Day on Nov. 3 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. This is up from last year when we sent 22. Lake City We Act was awarded more tickets this year due to their efforts last year. Last year they raised $1,300 to support alternate income for our...

Annual Izaak Walton League meeting is Nov. 18 in Wabasha

Nov 12, 2015
The Wapashaw Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will hold its annual member meeting and dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the Eagle’s Nest Coffee House, 330 Second Street West, in downtown Wabasha.  Ikes members dine on locally-sourced turkey and ham, with all the trimmings.  Guests and...

Lincoln High School's 'Mary Poppins' is Nov. 13-15

Nov 12, 2015
Rehearsals for this year’s Lincoln High School all-school play, “Mary Poppins,” have taken on a sense of urgency as students and directors try to make the musical as “practically perfect” as its title character ahead of its first public performance Friday night. “Mary Poppins” is the story of a...

State senators now accepting internship applications

Nov 12, 2015
State Sen. Matt Schmit and the Minnesota State Senate are now accepting applications from college students and high school graduates wishing to participate in the Senate’s internship program during the upcoming 2016 legislative session. Legislative interns gain invaluable experience and contribute...

Inside an artist's mind

Nov 12, 2015
Tavanna Ogden and Emma Hamilton may look like ordinary teenage girls that attend Lincoln High School, but something about the two stands out. Something makes them different than everybody else. They have a talent! Inside the mind of an artist a pond filled with creativity sits patiently, while...

Art of Lincoln

Nov 12, 2015
The talent blooms inside the walls of Lincoln High. Whether it is musically related, an academic talent, or the artistic ability. There is talent in each and every person, but sometimes that talent is more noticeable in one person, compared to another. Just like Grace Dankers’ talent is a little...

Men can join VFW auxiliary

Nov 11, 2015
At its 116th annual National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pa., convention delegates of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) passed a resolution to amend their national bylaws, allowing male family members to join the Ladies Auxiliary VFW effective Aug. 21.  As a result, the...


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