Girl Scouts gather for luau

Oct 1, 2015
Lake City Girl Scouts gathered for a luau last Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. In addition to registering for the new year, the girls learned about the history of a luau and celebrated with games, activities, and food. Girl Scouts is open to girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. People...

Local scouts attend merit badge fair

Oct 1, 2015
On Saturday, Sept. 19, eight scouts from Boy Scout Troop 94 in Lake City participated in a merit badge fair in Winona at Southeast Technical College. The fair specialized in merit badges related to trades and courses offered by Southeast Technical. Scouts earned a variety of badges such as drafting...

Pumpkin show opens Oct. 24 - Demos Oct. 3

Sep 30, 2015
More than 150 lighted, carved and sculpted pumpkins will be on display in the park adjacent to Depot Gallery in Red Wing from Saturday, Oct. 24 to Saturday, Oct. 31. Nearly half of the display will be carved by Master Carver Bill Habedank. Krafty Kathy, who specializes in sculpting jumbo pumpkins,...

Great River honors longterm employees

Sep 30, 2015
Great River Homes, Inc. recognized employees who have reached milestone employment anniversaries on Sept. 13, during National Direct Support Professionals Week and the 40 Year Anniversary Celebration of Great River Homes, Inc.Employees of Great River Homes, Inc. receive special recognition after...

Couple wins Rotary awards

Sep 30, 2015
At the Lake City Rotary Charter Club celebration Sonda Featherstone was recognized with the Paul Harris Fellowship award. The presentation of the Paul Harris Fellow recognition is the Rotary Foundation’s way of expressing its appreciation for a substantial contribution to its humanitarian and...

Class of 1950 gathers for annual reunion

Sep 30, 2015
Lincoln High School classmates of the class of 1950 met for their annual reunion on Thursday, Sept. 24 at Port 104, commemorating 65 years.  Eighteen class members out of a possible 36 were present, plus nine guests. The  graduating class size was 56, plus four “classmates-along-the way.”  Present...

Class of 1965 celebrates 50 years

Sep 30, 2015
The Lincoln High School class of 1965 celebrated their 50-year reunion at Port 104 on Sept. 19.  Shown above, seated front, from left: Wesley Moechnig, Maxine (Swenson) Olson, MarLynn (Fischer) Melara, Linda (Meincke) Dankers, and Bill Dankers; seated second row: Rose Behrns, Sharron (Steffenhagen...

Class of 1945 members gather for lunch

Sep 30, 2015
Members of the Lincoln High School class of 1945 gathered for a noon luncheon at The Jewel on Saturday, Sept. 19 to celebrate their 70 year reunion.  There are about 20 of the original 49 class members still living. Seated, from left: Dorothy (Dettmer) Heitman, Janis (Tiedeman) Rabe, Jean (Rutz)...

Quilt is given in 1950 class drawing

Sep 30, 2015
Ken Sprick (left) was the winner of the drawing held for a quilt at the 65th reunion of the Lincoln High School class of 1950.  Classmate Fran Mountin (right) made the quilt. 

The meaning of art

Sep 30, 2015
The definition of art is the expression of a person’s creativity and imagination that is appreciated by others, mostly for their beauty and the emotions that are brought from the artwork. “Art is an external manifestation by means of lines, colours, movements, sounds, or words of emotions felt by...


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