Schmidt graduates from college before high school

May 17, 2023
Eighteen year old Kaitlin Schmidt of Lake City will graduate twice this spring. Schmidt graduated from Minnesota State College Southeast – Red Wing campus on Friday, May 12, 2023 with an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts. She’ll also be graduating from Lincoln High School. Schmidt participated...

School Board Scholar criteria insufficient

May 17, 2023
This is in regard to the School Board Scholar award presented annually to students at Lincoln High School. What is the criteria to be given this award? Seems to me if a student has taken college courses online versus in-person, those students should also qualify. What is the difference?

SWCD meets May 25

May 17, 2023
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave., Wabasha.

Teachers appreciated, getting harder to find

May 17, 2023
Teacher Appreciation Week in Minnesota was May 1 through May 5, and since then the Lake City School District, local businesses, and at least one individual showed their appreciation to Lake City teachers with a variety of foods. The school district served Hanisch doughnuts, Lakeshore Real Estate...

Two airlifted after ATV crash in Old Frontenac

May 17, 2023
Two passengers in a side-by-side ATV were airlifted to the hospital after the vehicle they were traveling in left the road and struck a tree in Old Frontenac on Wednesday, May 10. According to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office (GSCO), at 11:13 p.m., “a deputy was parked in the lot at Methodist...

Youth Coding League celebrates successful spring season

May 17, 2023
Bluff View Elementary School celebrated Youth Coding League (YCL) Spring Season with a pizza party for all the students. During our pizza party we recognized the fifth and sixth grade team, CIE, who won second Place nationally for Technical Merit – meaning their coding project was judged by...

26 participate in multi-generational 5K9 humane society fundraiser

May 17, 2023
Twenty-six runners/walkers participated in the 7th Annual Lake City 5K-9 Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) on Saturday, May 13. “Thanks to our sponsors, Anytime Fitness and Lake Pepin Pet Clinic, 100% of the funds raised went to HAHS for food and vet care for...

Baseball: Bombers use three strong inning to beat Tigers

May 17, 2023
The Lake City Tigers varsity baseball team lost to the Cannon Falls Bombers on Monday night at John Birch Park in Cannon Falls by a final score of 10-1. The Bombers used 3 strong innings to score all their runs, while the Tigers were able to blank them in the others. By Logan Thomas, Lake City...

City celebrates Arbor Day on May 20

May 17, 2023
On Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m., Lake City’s Forestry Advisory Committee and the City of Lake City will host the annual Arbor Day ceremony in Peters Play Park located on Lilac Lane near Valley View Road. Lake City is among 3,400 communities in the United States recognized by the national Arbor...

Nearly $130,000 in scholarships awarded May 10

May 17, 2023
Lincoln High School’s Awards Night event on May 10 included the presentation of 69 scholarships with a monetary value of close to $130,000, according to the school. Principal Greg Berge said Awards Night, which also included announcements of several academic awards, was “a wonderful event that...


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