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4-H club has adopted highway for 30 years

Oct 21, 2020
The Florence Wizards 4-H Club did their highway clean-up recently. This year the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) Adopt a Highway program celebrates its 30th anniversary, and the club is one of 470 groups that have participated in the program for all 30 years. According to MnDOT,...

COVID-19 increase is affecting local critical infrastructure

Oct 21, 2020
Recently we have seen a significant increase in community spread of COVID-19. From Oct. 1 through Oct. 14, there were sixty COVID-19 positive cases in Wabasha County. This is just another reminder we must all continue to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. If you have been told that you or...

Driver education parent meeting is Oct. 26

Oct 21, 2020
Lake City Driver Education Director Cindy McGrath will be having a Driver Education Parent Meeting on Monday Oct. 26 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m in the Lincoln High School Media Center. Masks and social distancing will be required. The 90 minute program will cover Graduated Driver’s License...

Fall clean-ups that keep rivers cleans as well

Oct 21, 2020
Fall is a time when we spend a lot of time cleaning up our yards, raking up leaves, washing the car, and getting ready for winter. As you do these things, there are lots of ways you can help keep rivers cleaner as well. When I think of fall, one of the first things I think about are leaves. The...

Marina removing hundreds of boats from Lake Pepin as season closes

Oct 21, 2020
The Lake City Marina parking lots are filling up with boats pulled from the water and put there for storage over the winter months. As of Oct. 16, Marina Administrator Jeff Brand said his crew was a little over half way through the task of pulling around 280 boats, of which the marina will store...

Mississippi River Flavor Company receives First Dollar from Chamber

Oct 21, 2020
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff met with Mississippi River Flavor Company on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to welcome them to the area and present them with their First Dollar Award. It was the Chamber’s first First Dollar Presentation since the COVID-19 outbreak. The Mississippi...

Schoen joins family dental practice

Oct 21, 2020
Dr. Nathaniel T. Schoen has joined the staff of Schoen Family Dentistry in Wabasha. Nate is a past graduate of Wabasha-Kellogg high school. He did his undergraduate schooling at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. He recently graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in...

Wabasha County deputy earns recognition from MADD, TZD

Oct 21, 2020
Wabasha County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Clay received recognition this year for his dedication to taking impaired drivers off the road from two organizations, according to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. He recently received the rookie of the year from Mothers Against Drunk Driving and also...

Wabasha County GOP meets Oct. 26

Oct 21, 2020
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at Zumbro Community Church, 58324 County Road 7, Zumbro Falls. The church is off Highway 63. For more information people can call Alice Atkinson, secretary, at 507-753-2142.

‘Celtic Breeze’ event rescheduled for Oct. 27

Oct 21, 2020
A Celtic Breeze: Traditional Wind-Powered Music with singer and multi-instrumentalist Laura Mackenzie has been rescheduled. The Lake City Public Library invites people to connect via YouTube Live on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m., and “learn how air is transformed into music and what makes airs,...

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