Low vision group meets July 8

Jun 30, 2021
The Lake City Low Vision group is working on safety issues locally in our community and just received another grant from Thrivent. Thrivent Agent Jake Suckow is the group’s speaker for Thursday, July 8, at St. Mark’s at 1 p.m. They will be discussing how to spend this grant and hearing what...

Free exercise classes offered for older adults

Jun 30, 2021
Residents in the Lake City area are invited to participate in two free exercise programs geared toward older adults. Both programs offer exercises intended to build strength and balance to decrease the risk of falling. The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP) includes variety of range-of...

Firefighters gear up for annual dance

Jun 30, 2021
A Lake City tradition more than six score years old continues this Saturday, July 3, with the Lake City Firemen’s Dance. After last year’s in-person event had to be cancelled, this year’s dance is coming together on a shorter-than-usual time-frame because of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19...

Tour of Minnesota visits Lake City

Jun 23, 2021
The annual Tour of Minnesota bike tour spent two nights at Hok-Si-La Park last weekend. While they were here they took a sightseeing tour of Lake Pepin aboard the Pearl of the Lake paddle boat. Pearl owner Larry Nielson said that there were over 180 riders participating this year. Initially called...

Fresh salsa at farmers market

Jun 23, 2021
A quartet of members of the Minneapolis Latin dance ensemble Salsa del Soul were the musical entertainment at the Thursday night Market by the Lake in Patton Park last week. The group appeared thanks to a grant obtained by the Lake City Public Library. The Thursday night markets take place...

Community bikes back for seventh year

Jun 23, 2021
Lake City Community Bikes is beginning its 7th season. The bikes are available at the Marina. They must be checked out but there is no charge for their use. The bikes a collaboration between the City of Lake City and the Lake City Active Living Group. It was sponsored by a grant from the Wabasha...

Woman’s Club in season of celebration and renewal

Jun 23, 2021
Spring is a season of celebration and renewal. Both of these concepts were evident at the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) gatherings the past two months. During May the group welcomed Lincoln High School graduate Morgan Kane to the spring luncheon. She is the recipient of the WCLC Scholarship. She...

Water Ski Days car and tractor show

Jun 23, 2021
The Lakesters Car Club and the Lions Club – both of Lake City – will be hosting the annual Water Ski Days car and tractor show. The show is Saturday, June 26, at the football field in southeast Lake City. Cars and tractors may arrive after 7:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for vehicle driver and one...

Walkers honor Luptons, announce next outing

Jun 23, 2021
The Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) group walk on Wednesday June 16 took place at Hok-Si-La Park. There were 29 walkers who showed up to be present as WLP dedicated a bench in the park to Frank Lupton and his wife Yvonne. Frank was one of WLP founding members who died in March 2021. The bench was...

School again offers free meals to anyone age 18 and under

Jun 23, 2021
Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Lake City Public Schools is able once again to offer free breakfast and lunch to anyone age 18 and younger this summer. No registration is required, and participants do not need to be students at Lake City Public Schools. Children can just...


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