Community

Thrift shop presents donation to school programs

Dec 22, 2021
The lobby of Lincoln High School was a happy place last week when ten teachers and leaders assembled to receive a total of $8,500 to support their work. The financial gift came from the Pass It On Thrift Shop, which is owned and operated by the First Congregational Church, UCC, in Lake City....

Woman’s Club closes 2021 with holiday fun

Dec 22, 2021
The Woman’s Club of Lake City closed out the 2021 year with great fun filled activity. A noon luncheon was enjoyed by members. Holiday music was provided by Travis Walker. His expertise in baking was evidenced by an array of varied flavors of mini Bundt cakes. A Secret Santa gift exchange...

Fresh Market customers round up for 150th

Dec 15, 2021
The Lake City 150th Celebration Committee did a Round Up at Lake City Fresh Market in October. “We’d like to thank the community for the support,” the committee said. People who want to donate to the celebration can mail a check with “LC150” written on the memo line to the Lake City Historical...

O concourse tree, 
O concourse tree

Dec 15, 2021
The Christmas tree in the pier concourse turnaround went up over the last week. City of Lake City Public Works Director Scott Jensen said it was a little later than usual this year because they were waiting for harder ground to better support the tree. The tree came from a local donor who wished to...

Scouts pick up donations for food shelf

Dec 15, 2021
On Dec. 4, 2021 Cub Scout Pack 94 and Boy Scout Troop 94 were out picking up food donations for the Lake City Food Shelf. If anyone is interested in joining Pack 94 can email lakecity.cubscouts@gmail.com for more information.

Smith, Halder receive sportman’s club’s Fred Jacob Award

Dec 15, 2021
The Lake City Sportsman’s Club recently presented the 2021 Fred Jacob Service Award to Ken Smith (left) and Tom Halder. “The award honors club members and volunteers who give generously of their time serving on committees and boards for the benefit of the club and its membership,” the club said in...

St. John’s shows its ‘150’

Dec 15, 2021
The first submission for the “Show us your 150” challenge has come in, acccording to the Lake Ctiy 150th Celebration Committee. “St. John’s Church and School sent a spectacular entry for this holiday season. 150 cookie cutters in the shape of a Christmas Tree! St. John’s promises to send more...

Pass It On donates $1,000 to Hiawatha Animal Humane Society

Dec 15, 2021
The Rev. David S. Badgley donned his Christmas Snoopy t-shirt at Lake City Anytime Fitness to present a check for $1,000 to Teri Bissonnette who is owner of the fitness center with her husband Jeff. The money goes to the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) where Teri volunteers. The donation...

Public invited on golden eagle count

Dec 15, 2021
The National Eagle Center will once again lead a group on a quest to count the number of golden eagles in a three-state area on Saturday, Jan. 15. The mid-winter count, conducted by the Center each January for the past 17 years, sends volunteer observers out through portions of Minnesota,...

Young entrepreneurs sought for business competition

Dec 15, 2021
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) is currently seeking applications for new business ideas from entrepreneurs who are 18 to 25 years old, according to a news release. The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Business Competition will support the growth of three new businesses in southern Minnesota...

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