Water Ski Days car and tractor show

Jun 23, 2021
The Lakesters Car Club and the Lions Club – both of Lake City – will be hosting the annual Water Ski Days car and tractor show. The show is Saturday, June 26, at the football field in southeast Lake City. Cars and tractors may arrive after 7:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for vehicle driver and one...

Walkers honor Luptons, announce next outing

Jun 23, 2021
The Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) group walk on Wednesday June 16 took place at Hok-Si-La Park. There were 29 walkers who showed up to be present as WLP dedicated a bench in the park to Frank Lupton and his wife Yvonne. Frank was one of WLP founding members who died in March 2021. The bench was...

School again offers free meals to anyone age 18 and under

Jun 23, 2021
Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Lake City Public Schools is able once again to offer free breakfast and lunch to anyone age 18 and younger this summer. No registration is required, and participants do not need to be students at Lake City Public Schools. Children can just...

Pandemic cookbook lands Rotary Club on Wall Street Journal’s front page

Jun 23, 2021
Rare is the cookbook that gets written up in the Wall Street Journal. Even rarer is the one that lands on the front page. But the Lake City Rotary Club managed to do just that. It’s 2020 cookbook, “The Great 2020 Pepin Pandemic Cookbook,” was used to exemplify what the Journal article suggests was...

National Pollinator Week is June 21-27

Jun 23, 2021
In recent years communities everywhere have seen an increased interest in pollinators and pollinator gardens. Research has shown a serious decline in bees and other pollinator insect populations. A quote attributed to Albert Einstein, one of the greatest physicists of all time, states, “If the bee...

Local Lions feed wagon train

Jun 23, 2021
Members of the Lake City Lions Club were up early Saturday to feed breakfast to participants in the Friendship Wagon Train. Train participants came from around the country, covered wagons in tow, for a journey through southeastern Minnesota for fun and to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota...

Library Friends plan one-day book sale

Jun 23, 2021
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will hold a one-day used book sale during Water Ski Days this weekend. The Saturday, June 26, sale will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the former Public Safety Building (behind the library on High Street.) “All varieties of books from fiction to non...

Lake City Public Schools 2021 staff awards

Jun 23, 2021
Several staff awards were announced as part of and end-of-the-year event at Lake City Public Schools. Supported by donors and administered by the Lake City Education Foundation, the awards provide support for innovation and recognition for their work as educators, according to the foundation. The...

Kennedy Drug part of alzheimers fundraiser

Jun 23, 2021
Sterling Pharmacy, the parent company of Kennedy Drug by Sterling, has been teaming up with patients and customers to collect donations for the Alzheimer’s Association every June since 2016. They are continuing that tradition this year as they pursue a goal of collecting $25,000 in donations...

It’s time for Water Ski Days 2021

Jun 23, 2021
The 49th Water Ski Days is set to go off this weekend in Lake City. All the marquee events are back for this year’s festival, which runs June 25-27, but some things have moved because of construction at the Ohuta Beach area. The biggest change will be the location of the beer tent. Instead of the...


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