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Much planned for city’s 150th, and many opportunities to help

Mar 24, 2021
Next year, 2022, will be a significant year of celebration for Lake City. It marks the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the city in 1872. To recognize that founding, is to honor the legacy that helps define us as a modern community. It offers an opportunity for all folks, very young to the...

St. Patrick’s launches shoe drive

Mar 24, 2021
Now through April 30, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in West Albany church is conducting a shoe drive. St. Patrick’s will earn funds based on the total weight of the shoes collected from Funds2Orgs, which will purchase all of the donated footwear. Those dollars will benefit St. Patrick’s. Anyone...

Extreme colors herald gray days

Mar 17, 2021
An extra-vivid sunrise over the Wisconsin side of Lake Pepin as seen from Marina Point. “Incredible colors this morning announcing the snow about to come,” wrote photographer Ben Threinen, who took this photo. And the snow did come. And things were gray for days.

Ice disappearing from Lake Pepin

Mar 17, 2021
Photographer Steve Brown captured this image of the beach at Hok-Si-La Park as the winter ice pulls away from shore. “No swimmers at the beach,” he wrote. “Won’t be long and the ice will be all gone.”

Toole is first to receive 
traveling bell trophy

Mar 17, 2021
Following the significant increase in donations to the local Salvation Army collection efforts in December of last year, organizers decided to create a traveling trophy to recognize a local bell ringer for their efforts. The first recipient is David Toole (pictured at right above accepting the...

‘I AM WOMAN’ open this weekend

Mar 17, 2021
Lake City Area Arts’ “I AM WOMAN” exhibit will be open again Saturday, March 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m (with a live poetry and story-telling at 1 p.m.) and Sunday, March 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lake City Area Arts Center, 105 W. Center Street, Lake City. The exhibit features the work of...

Colon cancer can be prevented

Mar 17, 2021
Not all cancers can be prevented, but colon cancer can, according to Gundersen-St. Elizabeth. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that 149,500 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 52,980 could die from this disease this year. The colorectal...

County GOP meets march 22

Mar 17, 2021
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting Monday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at Zumbro Community Church, 58324 County Road 7, off Highway 63. “Come and join us for our meeting and lively discussion,” Secretary Alice Atkinson said.

Elder Network to host class on aging well

Mar 17, 2021
Elder Network is offering a free aging mastery workshop. The eight-week series starts April 15. “The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) informs, encourages, and supports you in taking steps to improve your life and engage in your community. The program empowers you to make and maintain small but...

FFA pancake drive-up is Sunday, March 21

Mar 17, 2021
The Lake City FFA is having a “pancake breakfast on the go” fundraiser Sunday, March 21. It’s a drive-up version of the club’s traditional pancake breakfast. From 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. that day, people can drive up to door No. 10 at Lincoln High School to pick up their meals. Each $10 meal includes...

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