Thursday market offers EBT

Jul 27, 2016
For those who do not know what Electronics Benefit Transfer (EBT) is, it is the modern electronic program to allow people on assistance a new way to use their food benefits.   Instead of receiving food stamps in the mail which can be misdirected or stolen, recipients have an account  credited with...

Advisor recognized

Jul 27, 2016
Financial Advisor Randal Johnsrud has been named a Waddell and Reed Accelerator in recognition of establishing a strong client base within his second year with the company. Serving individuals and families throughout the Rochester and Lake City area, Johnsrud earns a distinction that carries...

200 bicyclists converge on Hok-Si-La Park during Red Ribbon Ride

Jul 27, 2016
Two hundred bicyclists rode into Hok-Si-La Park on Thursday, July 21 as part of the Red Ribbon Ride.  Crews started arriving at 9 a.m. to prepare camp. The dining hall was base for general activities including dinner and breakfast.  Breakfast on Friday was served from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m.  One of the...

Bluffs residents enjoy field trip to Klein's Cow Palace

Jul 27, 2016
On Wednesday, July 13 residents and staff of The Bluffs of Lake City ventured out to the Klein’s Cow Palace for an afternoon of touring the farm and enjoying a treat and milk prepared by Lois Klein.  Eric Klein took the group on a tour of the farm and explained the milking and feeding process to...

Relay For Life plans all set

Jul 27, 2016
The program has been set for the 2016 Relay For Life of Wabasha County which will be held Friday, Aug. 5 at Patton Park in Lake City.Pre-event activities include the silent auction and the survivors reception, which will both be held under a large tent in the park. The silent auction will start at...

Not all bugs are so welcome

Jul 21, 2016
While people in the area are pitching in to help bring back the monarch butterfly, feelings are not so warm toward another locally prominent Insect. Mayflies made their annual summer attack this weekend rising out of the river at night and heading toward the nearest light where they make an awful...

A good year for veggies

Jul 21, 2016
Joe Schneider picked waxed beans from his community garden plot Tuesday, July 19, ahead of the pending heat wave moving in. Joe, who has two plots in the community garden, said it has been a good year for vegetable gardening so far.

Lost Cat

Jul 21, 2016
This beautiful five-year-old male cat was lost by his family while visiting Maplewood Park in Lake City on July 5. He has a small white star on his chest and white “bikini” mark on his belly. His eyes are green.  His family misses him very much, so if you have seen him, or know where he is, please...

Local Catholic Worker Farm to test Deep Winter Greenhouses

Jul 21, 2016
The University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) along with the Center for Sustainable Building Research (CSBR) at the University of Minnesota College of Design will partner with Lake City Catholic Worker Farm to test a prototype Deep Winter Greenhouse (DWG...

Privy digger turns up forgotten treasures

Jul 21, 2016
Before the advent of indoor plumbing, there were outhouses everywhere. The design of these forerunners of the modern portable toilet was simple -- a hole in the ground, above which stood a small structure to offer privacy while waste was deposited. Absent modern garbage collection, waste of all...


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