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A successful beginning to a new school year

Sep 10, 2015
The last assignment of the day for students at Bluff View Elementary School Tuesday was to find the bus they rode in on for the first day of the new school year.

Canoeing veterans get day of leisure in Lake City

Sep 10, 2015
“I woke up this morning to the most perfect view of the sunrise reflecting off Lake Pepin and a cool breeze pushing the waves against the shore,” Abby Kaeser wrote in her blog Sunday. “I couldn’t have asked for a more calm morning after the crazy, backwards day we had yesterday.“ She and two...

Campion earns Eagle Scout award

Sep 10, 2015
Daniel P. Campion, 18, of Lancaster, Pa., has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. Daniel earned his Eagle Scout on Feb. 21 and was recognized in his Eagle ceremony on May 19. A member of Troop 102, chartered by Grandview United...

Icelandic poet to lead Anderson Center

Sep 10, 2015
Christopher Burawa, a poet and translator with experience in arts administration and community outreach, took over leadership of the Anderson Center on Sept. 1. Burawa comes to Red Wing from a position as director of the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts at Austin Peay State University in...

Forestry field day includes arboretum tour

Sep 10, 2015
The Goodhue County Forestry Committee will host a forestry field day to tour the Carleton College Arboretum from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24. Topics to be highlighted during the tour will include: buckthorn and honeysuckle removal in oak woodland and savanna; praire restoration, planting...

Mayo seeks hospice volunteers

Sep 10, 2015
The hospice program at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing is now recruiting for companion, respite and pet therapy volunteers. Hospice is a program designed to provide care for people in the final stages of life and support both patients and their families through this time. The physical,...

Pancake breakfast to help family of sick child is Nov. 14

Sep 10, 2015
“Cakes for Colter,” a pancake breakfast to raise money for the family of a Lake City three year old who was recently diagnosed with hydrocephalus, will be Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. The price of the breakfast will be a freewill donation. There will...

Benefit for reunited family of kidnapped girl is Sept. 12

Sep 10, 2015
A benefit fundraiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, for Eden Marie and Dayton Clevenger to help offset legal bills incurred in the search for Eden Marie. Earlier this year Eden Marie was taken by her biological mother to Mexico, denying Dayton custody. They were recently found in Mexico and...

Nature photography now on display at National Eagle Center

Sep 10, 2015
An exhibit of nature photography is now on display at the National Eagle Center. Bob Firth is a nature photographer with decades of experiencing exploring natural landscapes and capturing their beauty. With a passion for the outdoors and its seasonal changes, Bob Firth has captured unique images...

Story time and Lego night resume Monday at the public libary

Sep 10, 2015
Fall children’s programs at the Lake City Public Library begin Sept. 14. Preschoolers and their parents are invited to the library every Monday at 6:30 p.m. for “stories, songs, rhymes and fun” during preschool storytime. Also at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, the library is hosting Lego night, a chance for...

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