Scarecrow fan revives contest

Oct 22, 2015
Jody Melrose shared with her boss her sadness over Lake City not having a scarecrow contest this year. In the past the contest was held as part of the Johnny Appleseed Festival but this year the October event was replaced with the Junk Crush in September. “Why don’t you organize it?” Jody’s boss,...

Lake City to Red Wing trail to get big kickoff Oct. 28

Oct 22, 2015
Local organizers of the proposed Mississippi Blufflands Trail between Lake City and Red Wing will host an informational open house and trail planning kickoff party at Mount Frontenac Golf Course on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The event is free and open to the public and will begin with a social hour from 5...

Halloween Bash to support Lake Pepin Interpretive Centre

Oct 22, 2015
The proposed new Lake Pepin Interpretive Centre will be the richer for some Halloween fun being planned for Friday, Oct. 30. A Halloween bash will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight that night at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Money raised from the event will go to the interpretive center. The event...

Several gather for monthly church supper at St. Mark's

Oct 22, 2015
St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Lake City opens its doors to the community one Wednesday evening a month for a free supper. The most recent was Oct. 14.

Sarah Morris at Folk Forum Oct. 24

Oct 22, 2015
Fresh off the release of her latest album, “Ordinary Things,” on Sept. 17, singer-songwriter Sarah Morris and her band will bring their rock and pop-infused brand of alt-country to the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum Oct. 24, beginning at 8 p.m. “Ordinary Things is kind of a marvel, an album...

Rigelman named to New York Life President's Council

Oct 22, 2015
Charlene Rigelman has been elected to the 2015 President’s Council of New York Life Insurance Company. Members of the council rank in the top five percent of New York Life’s sales force of more than 12,000 licensed agents.Rigelman has been a New York Life agent since 1986 and is associated with the...

Bob Cliff travels with Honor Flight

Oct 21, 2015
Vietnam Veteran Bob Cliff of Lake City points to the name of Lake City native Michael Glynn on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C.  The photo was taken on Oct. 17.  Peter Mathias accompanied Bob on an Honor Flight out of La Crosse that day.  Bob faces an ongoing battle with ALS which is likely the...

Scouts popcorn sale continues

Oct 21, 2015
Lake City Cub Scout Pack 94 has been hard at work selling popcorn this fall, but even scouts need some time out for fun and games.  Pictured above are Amber and William Robinson as they sell popcorn in front of Fiesta Foods Sept. 26.  Pack 94 will be selling popcorn again this weekend at Fiesta...

Tiger Band's 'Sounds of the Stadium' concert to be Oct. 23

Oct 21, 2015
The Lincoln High School Music Department will present the “Sounds of the Stadium” concert this Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the combined junior and cadet bands as well as the senior pep band.  The junior and cadet bands will feature Rock and Roll music from the past...

Club to collect for UNICEF

Oct 21, 2015
Once again, members of the Lake City Key Club will be collecting donations for UNICEF this Halloween.All donations will help support Project Eliminate and help save mothers and babies from maternal and neonatal tetanus.


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