DAR says thanks to monument caretakers

Jul 28, 2016
    A large stone with a bronze plaque on it sets quietly off South Lakeshore Drive on a little triangle of property near its intersection with Lakewood Avenue and High Street.     The monument was installed in 1921 by the DAR. Lake City had a local chapter then. It honors the soldiers who fought...
Photo by Ben Threinen

History makes a call at Lake City Marina

Jul 28, 2016
The Nina, a replica of Columbus’s famous explorer ship, pulled into Lake City Marina last Wednesday for a six-day stay. The ship and its companion, the Pinta, were docked and open for public tours during the visit here as the two ships make their way back down the Mississippi River. The two ships...

Author to speak at 
Lake City Public Library

Jul 28, 2016
Minnesota Author Colin Mustful will speak at the Lake City Public Library on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 6:30 p.m. Mustful, an author and historian specializing in the historical relationship between North American native peoples and europeans, is the author of three novels about Minnesota frontier...

Lincoln ag teacher attends institute in Washington state

Jul 28, 2016
Nikki Beucler, agriscience educator at Lincoln High School recently attended an eight-day professional development institute at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., to teach the Principles of Agricultural Science – Animal Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) course in...

FFA member keep busy over the summer

Jul 28, 2016
The FFA had one whirlwind school year. The end of the year was capped off with a great banquet where we celebrated our chapter and member accomplishments and installed our new officer team, and fun filled barnyard at the elementary school and the final send off was to our five graduates. All of...

Free wine tasting fundraiser is July 30

Jul 28, 2016
Bluff Stone Vineyard of rural Lake City will hold tours and a free wine tasting July 30 to introduce the global women health nonprofit, Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF). WFF is based in Chicago, Ill., and treats women and girls suffering from childbirth injuries in sub-Saharan Africa. This three...

Father and son to perform Christian-inflected musical favorites at St. Mary's

Jul 28, 2016
Father-and-son Christian music duo Paul Todd and Paul Jr. will perform in Lake City on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church. Father and son perform a combination of classical, gospel, Broadway, swing, pop, and many other styles of music. A Brainerd native, Paul...

Hiawatha Animal Humane Society - Pet of the Week

Jul 27, 2016
These pets are available for adoption through the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.   Each individual pet listing tells a story and who to contact for more information.

Group walks with common purpose

Jul 27, 2016
Since 2008, the Walking Lake Pepin Fitness Challenge has been encouraging Lake City residents to commit to walking and other physical activities such as biking and swimming during the summer months to improve their health and prevent chronic disease.  Research shows beyond a doubt that moderate...

Ranch theme set for St. John's VBS in Frontenac

Jul 27, 2016
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Frontenac will be conducting Vacation Bible School Aug. 1-5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.All children from the community, from three years old to the eighth grade, are invited and welcome to attend.The program this year is entitled “Circle J Ranch.”  The children will learn...


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