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Wabasha care center residents tour museum

Aug 31, 2022
A visit to the Wabasha County Historical Museum was a recent Friday morning outing for four residents at Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Grant Boulevard Senior Living and Care Center. The trip to the museum in Reads Landing on Aug. 12 was also a trip down memory lane for the residents as Historical...

Woman’s Club hears ideas for preserving family stories

Aug 31, 2022
The Woman’s Club of Lake City met Wednesday, Aug. 14 with a theme of “Preserving Our Family History and Memories.” Presenters Debbie Lawell and Ethel Zimmerman, both of Lake City spoke about how to document and organize family stories and treasures to retain and pass on the memories they provide....

Former nursing home and care center coworkers meet for a picnic at Roschen Park

Aug 24, 2022
“When you work toegether for so many years, you become friends and friends become family.” That was the sentiment at Roschen Park on Aug. 19, when a group of former employees of the Lake City nursing home and care center gathered for a picnic. In attendance were (front row, from left) Marlene Nibbe...

Lions donate display fixture for Hok-Si-La Park camp office

Aug 24, 2022
The Lake City Lions Club recently donated funds to Hok-Si-La Park for a fixture for use in the camp office to display items for sale. The office carries items needed by campers and other visitors as well as clothing with the Hok-Si-La name and logo. Hok-Si-La Park Manager Lisa Quest expressed her...

Rotary donates to Lincoln High School’s ‘Care Pantry’

Aug 24, 2022
The Lake City Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Care Pantry program at Lincoln High School, which provides snacks and other supplies to students free of charge. Pictured are Lincoln High School Social Worker Kristin Fugelstad (left) and Lake City Rotary Club member Ron Hooge.

Scouting organization joins Lake City Chamber

Aug 24, 2022
A southeastern Minnesota scouting organization has joined the Lake City Chamber of Commerce. “The Lake City Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome Gamehaven Council to its network of businesses and organizations,” the chamber said in a news release. “Since their first troop was formed in Winona...

Bank donates plat books to historical society

Aug 24, 2022
Three Wabasha County plat books that have been in storage at Lake City Federal Bank for decades are now in the hands of the Lake City Historical Society. “I have been interested in plat books since learning how to read them in ag classes at Lincoln High School. Finding plat books at our bank in...

Crop duster crashes near Elgin

Aug 24, 2022
A crop dusting helicopter hit a power line north of Elgin and crashed on Aug. 16, according to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. No one was injured. Wabasha County Dispatch received a 911 call at about 3 p.m. that afternoon reporting “helicopter vs. power line crash just north of the...

Huettls win 15th annual Tony Hebert Memorial golf tournament

Aug 24, 2022
The Tony Hebert Memorial Tournament was played on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Lake City Golf Club. “The golfers had fun with games on every hole, the beautiful venue, great food, even greater volunteers and purpose for the event,” organizers said. “It’s always such a fun and optimistic group we...

Kohrs attends summer music academy

Aug 24, 2022
Lincoln High School student Jaxson Kohrs spent two weeks in Door County, Wis., this summer studying at Birch Creek Music Performance Center. He was among 36 other musicians from throughout the country to attend the Jazz II session at the academy whose “mission is to provide intensive, performance...

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