Forestry Day is Feb. 9 in Kellogg

Jan 31, 2024
The Wabasha Forestry Committee is pleased to announce the 47th annual Forestry Day, titled ‘The Value of Land,’ on Friday, Feb. 9 at the Front Porch Bar and Grill, 100 N. Sheppard St. in Kellogg. Registration begins at 9 a.m. There will be coffee, doughnuts and other morning refreshments available...

Ohl: A Sumo Wannabe

Jan 31, 2024
After the holidays it is common to discover one has gained a few pounds. However, I really overdid it and now have a decision to make. Do I want to struggle trying to lose the holiday weight or just unharness my tastebuds, buy a pair of stretch pants, a larger belt, and enjoy life (food) to the...

Avid birders to offer tips at library’s Big Year kickoff event

Jan 24, 2024
Master naturalists and avid birders Steve Dietz and Janet Malotky from the Frontenac State Park Association will help the Lake City Public Library kick off its Big Year of birding on Tuesday, Jan. 30. “Learn the many ways to discover the birds in and around Lake City as well as helpful tips and...

Busy week for junior varsity wrestlers

Jan 24, 2024
This week the Lake City High School junior varsity (JV) wrestlers competed in a triangular on Tuesday night against La Crescent and Fillmore Central. The Tigers battled and fought hard against both teams. These young men showed both the growing pains of being mainly first year wrestlers and also...

City could consider public smoking ban

Jan 24, 2024
After her dog was poisoned after ingesting what she believes was a marijuana cigarette laying on the ground at Hok-Si-La Park, a Lake City resident is advocating for a smoking ban in city parks and on city property. Mary Nelson said that her dog became ill after picking up the joint. “We had to...

Community choir resumes with new location, date

Jan 24, 2024
The Lake City Community Choir returns from hiatus with a new practice space and a new rehearsal night and time. “Come join us Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Lake City Art Center as we reboot the Community Choir,” the choir said in a news release. “They have graciously opened their doors to us...

Historical Society: If these walls could talk...

Jan 24, 2024
Recently the Lake City Historical Society posted a photo on Facebook of this home on S. Oak Street and asked for any information from former owners. Not only did this elicit memories of this home (and photos and related Graphic articles too!), other homes were posted with requests for memories and...

Holiday decorating theme announced

Jan 24, 2024
Now that the Christmas tree in the pier concourse turnaround has come down, thoughts now turn to the 2024 holiday season. The Shops of Lake City (SOLC) group has announced the theme for the 2024 Holiday Window Decorating: “Gingerbread and Candy Land.” “The window decorating contest was the...

Lions’ luminaria-lit Hok-Si-La ski, snowshoe, or walk event is Saturday

Jan 24, 2024
All are invited to Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 27, for the annual Lake City Lions candlelight ski, snowshoe or walk event. Three hundred luminarias will light the mile-long trail. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Last year, over two hundred participated in the event....

Memorial Day program seeks letters from servicemembers, names of deceased vets

Jan 24, 2024
The annual Lake City Memorial Day program will be held at Lincoln High School at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 27, and organizers are seeking the public’s help with two initiatives. Program coordinator Bruce Carlstrom hopes to bring back to the program vignettes portraying letter exchanges...


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