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Torch: Outside

Oct 26, 2016
Camping is a great activity to partake in. As a city, Lake City has some of the best camping locations in the area within fifteen minutes of city boundaries. The closest of these is Hok-Si-La Park, which lies just upriver on highway sixty one, right outside of the city. Hok-Si-La park offers...

Halloween gets a whole weekend

Oct 26, 2016
If your worst fear at Halloween is the fear of missing out, there are several Halloween-themed activities leading up to and on Monday, Oct. 31. People of all ages can enter the Halloween haunted house at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. It’s 2,000 square (or is it scare?) feet of creepy sights and...

St. John's students prepare for Living History Night

Oct 26, 2016
The students at St. John’s School have been hard at work researching a historical figure of their choice. They’ve written and memorized their speech.  They’ve put the finishing touches on their costume, and they’ve practiced the speech in front of their classes, all in preparation for Living...

Torch: Robots or humans?

Oct 26, 2016
Lincoln High School staff is the core of the school, the ones that keep everyone together, educates us and helps us grow into well rounded human beings, but for all that are students too hard on them? Do students want too much from them, maybe understanding what teachers have to go through...

Torch: A family tradition

Oct 26, 2016
“You can always have flops when it comes to cooking or baking,” explains Bernetta Haeska.  She goes on to tell a story about her experiences of making a specific pancake recipe for the first time.  “I had to make a pancake batter for a wedding shower I was attending.  I ended up making the batter...

Torch: Saving a life

Oct 26, 2016
“Be a voice for those who cannot speak.” This motto relates to the 8 to 12 million dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that are euthanized yearly because there are no homes available for them, according to the American Humane Association. Homeless animals outnumber homeless people 5 to 1. With the...

Torch: Time to teach

Oct 26, 2016
“Humbling,” “stressful but gratifying,” “challenging,” and “rewarding” are a few words used to describe the feelings a person gets from being a teacher. We all know this job isn’t as easy as it looks. Teachers have such an impact on our lives because of the things they say and do. Preparing for...

Beekeepers to enliven Spark

Oct 26, 2016
Women are welcome to the Spark women’s networking November meeting to learn about raising bees and making honey.Kari Dietrich and Sharon Anderson will share their experience and passion for beekeeping on Monday, Nov. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Port 104.Kari and Sharon will bring some of their...

UHVREAM gathers in Rochester for fall Legislative and Health Conference

Oct 26, 2016
Fourteen members of Upper Hiawatha Valley Retired Educator Association of Minnesota (UHVREAM) met at the Rochester Event Center Oct. 19 with over 80 retired teachers from southeastern Minnesota for the Fall Legislative and Health Conference. Members from the Lake City area included, from left:...

Four couples make the race to the altar

Oct 26, 2016
Kelly Adler and David Kohrs were the grand prize winners in Saturday’s Anytime Fitness sponsored “Race to the Altar” competition, the brain child of owners Teri and Jeff Bissonnette. Following an afternoon and evening of wedding-related challenges, a $500 prize was awarded after the last event, The...

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