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Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is Jan. 16-18

Jan 13, 2021
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Take a Kid Ice Fishing Weekend is this Saturday, Jan. 16, through Monday, Jan. 18. During the weekend, Minnesota residents age 16 or older can fish or dark-house spear without an angling or spearing license if they take a child younger than 16...

‘Healthcare for Heroes’ offers self-care training to senior workers

Jan 13, 2021
National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota (NAMI) in collaboration with McCubbin Training and LeadingAge Minnesota has created a free, online training on Healthcare for Heroes - Self-Care Training for Senior Workers. The training helps caregivers develop personal strategies for managing stress...

Federal government funds more food boxes for COVID-19 relief

Jan 6, 2021
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will purchase an additional $1.5 billion worth of food for nationwide distribution through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, according to a news release. In total, USDA has distributed more than...

Jewel golf tourney raises $4,372 for HOPE Coalition

Jan 6, 2021
The Jewel Golf Club in Lake City hosted a golf tournament to thank first responders for their service to the public in early October. Proceeds from the tournament raised $4,372 for HOPE Coalition thanks to the generosity of The Jewel Golf Club and owners Glenn and Kay Hasse, the club and coalition...

Larson leaving Lake City Chamber for Red Wing

Jan 6, 2021
After three and a half years as executive director of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, Michelle Larson is moving on. In an email and Facebook post Jan. 5, Larson announced that she will be leaving the chamber in February to become the executive director of the Red Wing Chamber of Commerce. There...

Lincoln High School announces first quarter Standout Students

Jan 6, 2021
Lincoln High School recognized 12 students in grades 10 through 12 as “Standout Students” for first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. Standout Students are recognized by their classroom teachers at the end of each quarter in one of six categories (Growth, Achievement, Attitude, Effort, Respect...

Saturday was an ice day for many

Jan 6, 2021
What began with a text message late last week resulted in an ice rink on Lake Pepin that was still in use Tuesday, Jan. 5. Along the way the rink was the site of a skating party Saturday, Jan. 2, that attracted a few hundred people over the course of a few hours for skating, music, an outdoor...

United Way accepting basic needs grant applications

Jan 6, 2021
The United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties (UWGWP) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Basic Needs/Economic Mobility grant process, according to a news release. Applicants should provide programs, services, or targeted outcomes in one of the following areas: Food Security,...

November 2020 students of the month announced

Dec 30, 2020
Each month throughout the school year Lincoln High School selects Students of the Month. One girl and one boy are chosen in grades seven through nine for excellence achieved at Lincoln. November Students of the Month are seventh graders Sulmi Tema Gabriel and Lyncoln Watters, eighth graders Willa...

Couple’s gifts support public 
safety workers, local businesses

Dec 30, 2020
Randy and Lori Meincke stopped in Dec. 23 at the Lake City Public Safety Building to drop off gift certificates for the entire police department and emergency medical service crew. “The gift certificates were all from local businesses so that they could show us appreciation and help out the local...

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