Kiwanis club hosts February students of the month

Mar 2, 2016
Emily Albright (left) and Ben Gardner are the Lake City Kiwanis Club Students of the Month for February. Their nominations came from the Lincoln High School social studies department.

Legion members celebrate 50, 70 years

Mar 2, 2016
Lake City American Legion Commander Emery Fick (left) recently presented members Merlyn Kohrs (center) and Don Ludwig (right) with certificates honoring their long-time membership in the Legion. Ludwig, a World War II veteran, has been a member for 70 years and is a past commander of the Lake City...

Ed foundation received People's Energy Co-Op grant

Mar 2, 2016
The Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) received a $1,161 grant from the People’s Energy Co-Op Operation Round-Up (ORU) Trust Board. LCEF Board Member Chris Matzke accepted the grant at a reception for all recipients held Thursday, Feb. 4 at the People’s Energy Cooperative office in Oronoco. From...

Girl scouts tour nuclear power plant training center

Mar 2, 2016
Three members of the Lake City Junior Girl Scout Troop spent an afternoon at the Xcel Energy Prairie Island Power Plant. At the Xcel Energy’s nuclear power plant training center they got to meet women with careers in math and science and learn about nuclear science and technology through fun, hands...

Insurance agent Karen Collins attends farm academy

Mar 2, 2016
Karen Collins of Lakeshore Agency in Lake City participated in Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company’s annual Farm Academy on Feb. 16–19 to learn more about farm insurance coverages, services, and Grinnell Mutual’s operations in Grinnell, Iowa. Academy participants also toured a local farm...

Over 270 attend FFA pancake breakfast

Mar 2, 2016
On Sunday, Feb. 28, the Lake City FFA Chapter held their annual pancake breakfast to end the celebration of National FFA Week. FFA members served pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, applesauce, donuts, and drinks from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. There was also a raffle for a beautiful print donated by...

Local medical professionals travel to Jamaica for weeklong mission

Mar 2, 2016
Three Lake City medical professionals traveled to Jamaica’s capital and largest city, Kingston, from Jan. 23 to Jan. 30 with Mission Jamaica, an outreach program sponsored by St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minn. Drs. Neal Olson and Dennis Spano and Maureen Spano, a registered nurse,...

Student art submissions sought for U.S. Capitol contest

Mar 2, 2016
U.S. Rep. John Kline is inviting high school students from Minnesota’s Second Congressional District to participate in the 35th Annual Congressional “Artistic Discovery” competition. “Each year I continually am impressed by how talented and gifted Minnesota students are,” said Kline. “The...

Kling, ensemble to perform 'For the Birds' in Anderson Center barn

Mar 2, 2016
As part of its ongoing musical events in the historic barn, the Anderson Center in Red Wing will present “For the Birds,” featuring music by Zeitgeist and storytelling by writer Kevin Kling. Scheduled for Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), “For the Birds” offers chamber...

Mayo 'wellness classes' begin March 8

Mar 2, 2016
Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City is offering a new round of wellness classes starting in March. Marcia Walker, physical therapist and certified yoga instructor, will teach yoga on Tuesdays, from March 8 through Apr. 26 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Kelly Rehder, physical therapist, will hold a...


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