Community

Youth Link gets Pass It On funds

Nov 4, 2015
Continuing its recent emphasis to support youth development, the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City donated $600 to the Wabasha County Youth Link mentorship program.  The purpose of Youth Link is to connect youth with positive adult community members throughout Wabasha County in a one to one...

Several to offer special treats for Halloween

Oct 29, 2015
New residents of the recently opened Bluffs of Lake City assisted care facility are putting out the welcome mat Saturday evening. The facility is inviting young trick-or-treaters to stop by the facility on North Oak Street between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. as they make their Halloween rounds. The facility...

Bumper harvest winds down

Oct 29, 2015
Greg Tiedeman chopped cornstalks on a piece of farmland owned by Dan Smith along Old Territorial Road Monday. Greg was using his own chopper and a tractor borrowed from John Dose as he wrapped up part of the harvest. He said this year’s corn yield was one of the best ever and the crop dried down...

An inside look at the J and B Pallets factory in Lake City

Oct 29, 2015
J and B Pallets Company was named Lake City’s Manufacturer of the Year during Manufacturers and Large Employers Week last week. The company conducted public tours Oct. 23 as part of the week’s commemoration. 

Students to hear about teen's death

Oct 29, 2015
On Thursday, Nov. 5, Toward Zero Deaths and Lake City High School have joined together to sponsor a speaker at the Teen Health and Wellness Expo.  Matt Logan will be the featured speaker.  The community is invited and encouraged to attend and hear how a four second distraction changed his family’s...

City compost site is a popular place this time of year

Oct 29, 2015
A lot of the yard work people accomplished over the weekend resulted in a busy day at the city compost site on Old Territorial Road. Four pick-up loads of leaves, clippings and other foliage were being deposited at one time as residents take advantage of the city-operated leaf disposal site. The...

Bloodmobile to be here Nov. 5-6

Oct 29, 2015
The American Red Cross bloodmobile is coming to Lake City Thursday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 213 N. Oak Street.American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in  less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass...

Valley Craft honors long-time employees at anniversary banquet

Oct 29, 2015
Valley Craft President and CEO Dennis Campbell honored employees with 25 and 30 years of service at the company’s 2015 anniversary banquest Oct. 22. Campbell thanked them for their years of dedication and their contributions to the company, according to a news release. The anniversary dinner was...

Sea plane stops on Lake Pepin

Oct 29, 2015
A Grumman Albatross owned by TP Universal Exports International of Eagan, Minn., landed on Lake Pepin for a time Oct. 22 before taking off again and heading south. In 2012, Tony Phillippi of TP Universal Exports told The Graphic that the plane was built in 1953. Albatrosses were Air Force sub...

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