Corrected: Library program on NASA’s impact is Sept. 19

Sep 6, 2023
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a NASA-themed discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 6:30 p.m., led by local resident Dennis Robertson, M.D. “As a result of NASA being one of the biggest and most successful players in both the space-science and earth-science arenas, thousands of...

Memories of Camp Glengarda

Sep 6, 2023
Much has been written about Villa Maria Academy in Old Frontenac, Minn., its Ursulines, and the girls who received superlative education there; however, little mention is made of the Ursulines’ summer camp located across the road from the Villa. In 1969, Camp Glengarda’s dormitory roof collapsed...

New Hope Church celebrates 150th anniversary with community event on Sept. 23

Sep 6, 2023
New Hope Church in Lake City is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. On July 11, 1873 six Swedish immigrant couples met to officially organize as a Baptist congregation under the direction of an American Baptist minister, according to a news release. They were then known as the First...

Next free community supper is Sept. 13

Sep 6, 2023
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church’s September Community Supper will be on Wednesday, Sept. 13. They will be serving lasagna, a fresh garden salad, garlic bread, beverages, and an array of desserts. They will be serving from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. “Please join us in fellowship of sharing a nutritious...

St. Elizabeth’s adds doctor to behavior health team

Sep 6, 2023
Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics welcomes Allison Beito, M.D., behavioral health provider, to its primary care team, the healthcare provider has announced. Dr. Beito received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She participated in Mayo Clinic’s...

Summer reading program participation was high

Sep 6, 2023
On Aug. 17 we held our last summer reading night at Bluff View Elementary School. Our theme was dinosaurs. The kids had fun breaking open fossils and learning all about dinosaurs. We want to thank everyone who participated. Reading over the summer with your children is a joy for us and so...

Wabasha County bridge work begins around Sept. 11

Sep 6, 2023
Bridge work is planned to begin approximately September 11th at the following Wabasha County Highway bridge locations, according to the Wabasha County Highway Department. Work at each bridge location is expected to begin and be completed in one day, and work is expected to begin after 8 a.m. on...

‘Join Scouting’ event is Sept. 12

Sep 6, 2023
Cub Scout Pack 94 is holding a Join Scouting event at Bluffview Elementary School at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12. “Come Escape the Great Indoors and learn about scouting. Cub Scouts do fun things with other kids. They participate in physical activities, and build things like race cars and bird...

Sortie brings daring wave riders to Hok-Si-La Park

Aug 30, 2023
Dozens of personal watercrafts and their riders came to Hok-Si-La Park for the annual TC Jetpilots Sortie. The park has hosted the Sortie for over a decade. This year photographers Steve Brown and Ben Threinen went to the park to capture some of the stunt riding and other sights. “It appears that...

Birds not of a feather seen together

Aug 30, 2023
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen hasn’t lacked for subjects lately. “The diversity of wildlife along the shores of Lake Pepin is in full bloom right now,” he said. Above is a seagull flying by a heron. At left, below, is a duck. And at right is a butterfly on some blooms.


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