Regional arts council offers grants

Mar 2, 2016
The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council announces a call for proposals in three categories:  Arts and Cultural Heritage, Presenter/Production Assistance, and Small Towns/Rural Areas.  All proposed projects must take place between June 1, 2016 and May 31, 2017 and culminate in a capstone event that...

Eagle center marks migration time with weekend programs throughout March

Mar 2, 2016
The month of March in Wabasha means it’s time for the National Eagle Center’s SOAR with the Eagles festival. This month-long festival celebrates the spring migration of bald eagles along the Mississippi River. In March, hundreds of bald eagles move north along the river, feeding on fish as the ice...

Lincoln High School band and choir will compete March 8

Mar 2, 2016
The Lake City High School concert band and concert choir will compete against groups from nine other schools in the subsection 3 large group contest at Wabasha-Kellogg High School on Tuesday, March 8. The bands will be performing in the large gym starting at 8:45 a.m. and the choirs in the...

Report: Voluntary conservation costly, ineffective

Mar 2, 2016
What are we getting for our taxpayer-funded farm conservation dollars? If we’re looking at Iowa watersheds, the answer seems to be “not much.” And unfortunately, the story might be the same in Minnesota. A recent study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a community health group, used United...

Grocery shoppers can round up their total to support education foundation

Mar 2, 2016
Throughout the month of March, shoppers at Fiesta Foods can round up their grocery bill to support the Lake City Education Foundation. The suggested donation is whatever it takes to round the total up to the nearest dollar, but contributions can be in any amount. Foundation board President Mary...

Found - Cat

Feb 25, 2016
This cute and very affectionate young lady was found in Lake City over the weekend of Feb. 20.  If she is yours, or looks familiar to you,  will you please contact Manda at 651-380-9469 right away.

Pet of the Week - Hiawatha Animal Humane Society

Feb 25, 2016
Figaro is a young "Chiweenie" and Roslynn is a four-tmonth-old tiger tabby.  They are looking for new homes through the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.

Novelist Lucy Sanna to speak at Lake City Public Library Feb. 27

Feb 24, 2016
A speaker series to commemorate the re-opening of the Lake City Public Library in its newly renovated home continues Saturday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. with an appearance by author Lucy Sanna. She is the author of the novel “The Cherry Harvest,” a coming-of-age story that also explores the effect of a...

Art show at public library is two in one

Feb 24, 2016
Librarian Mary Kay Johnson looks over half the art exhibit on display at the Lake City Public Library. The 20-piece exhibit of works by the Lake City watercolor artists was installed as part of the grand opening of the expanded library building. The art show is in the community meeting room which...

Bookstart grant applications due March 31

Feb 24, 2016
In an effort to promote early childhood literacy, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF) and Capstone are offering BookStart grants to regional organizations working with young children. Now in its 14th year, the BookStart program is intended to ensure every child has their own book at...


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