Ed foundation announces 2016-17 grant recipients

Jun 23, 2016
On May 31, the Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) awarded 11 grants to the Lake City school district. LCEF grants will support more than 1,300 students throughout the 2016-17 school year and are valued at over $7,100. Three community partnerships were significant in making this level of...

Pinta, Nina to stay for a week here

Jun 22, 2016
On Thursday, July 21, the Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will open in Lake City.  The ships will be docked at Lake City Marina until their departure early Tuesday morning July 26.The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools.  Archaeology magazine called...

Club to offer scholarship

Jun 22, 2016
For the 10th year the Woman’s Club of Lake City will award a continuing education scholarship for $1,000 to assist with post secondary education for the 2016-2017 academic year.The scholarship will be awarded to a woman residing in the Lake City School District who is presently attending an...

Eight bands to march in Sunday parade

Jun 22, 2016
The 2016 Lake City Water Ski Days Grande Parade is a family event filled with floats, royalty, marching bands, classic cars, candy, clowns and much more.The parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Sunday from the staging area on South Garden Street and conclude at McCahill Park on North Prairie Street. For...

Marching band will perform for home crowds Sunday

Jun 22, 2016
The Tiger Marching Band took home a fourth place trophy and the drum major award at Saturday’s Owatonna Band Festival in Owatonna. Pictured are commanders AnnElise Ender (left) and Madi Dwelle (right), along with Color Guard Captain Hailee Strong, who is in character as Rey from Star Wars. The band...

Ralph Samuelson replica has been found

Jun 22, 2016
Thirteen-year-old Ellianna Denzer Brinkman (left) and 12-year-old Jeanna Valkos are the winners of $100 in Chamber Bucks for finding the Ralph Samuelson water skiing replica.  The first clue was announced Monday morning and a less than a few hours later the two girls came in to the Chamber of...

Church honors police officers

Jun 16, 2016
The Rev. Orin Sandberg found an artist’s print he liked so much he wanted to get it for the Lake City Police Department. The print shows an officer with wings holding a small child. The presentation turned into a big deal. With some help from Thrivent Financial, Sandberg’s Valley View Assembly of...

Water Ski Days coming June 24-26

Jun 16, 2016
The carnival coming to town June 24-26 not only will be bigger than past Water Ski Days carnivals, but for wise shoppers it will be cheaper. Gold Star Amusements will provide the carnival attractions for the second straight year. And this year the carnival area will be extended for one block down...

History gathering for Oakwood Cemetery planned for Aug. 28

Jun 16, 2016
Editor’s note: Maren Holst has spent years researching rural cemeteries in Wabasha County. She’s organized a potluck history gathering to share information about Oakwood Cemetery and the former site of St. James Church near County Road 86 north of Plainview from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the...

Pet of the Week - Hiawatha Animal Humane Society

Jun 16, 2016
These pets are available for adoption through the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society.   Each individual pet listing tells a story and who to contact for more information.


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