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A white Zumbro Falls Christmas

Dec 15, 2021
Friday night’s weather dumped about a foot of snow on Zumbro Falls just ahead of its Zumbro Falls Christmas Festival on Saturday. People turned out anyway, and even the Grinch was in a merry mood. “The Christmas in Zumbro Falls Festival turned out to be a great event,” Paul Bankers, who owns The...

Breyfogle joins Lake City Area Arts board

Dec 15, 2021
Lake City Area Arts has announced that Abby Breyfogle has joined its board of directors. Breyfogle grew up in rural Wisconsin before attending college. She graduated from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in general studies as well as a paralegal certificate. After college,...

Expert on JFK assassination speaks to Lake City Rotary Club

Dec 15, 2021
David Yorks was the guest speaker at a recent Lake City Rotary Club Meeting. Yorks is a life-long resident of Lake Minnetonka and a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a History degree and a Masters degree in American History and a 55 year interest in the presidency of John Kennedy. His...

Over 100 kids shop with santa

Dec 15, 2021
The Lake City VFW Auxiliary estimated that more than 100 children bought 460 gifts for family and friends during its annual Shop with Santa event Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Lake City VFW. “We had a good turn out despite the weather,” the Auxiliary said through its Facebook page. “Lots of new babies...

Gillford Golden Gophers tour fire department

Dec 8, 2021
The Gillford Golden Gophers 4-H club recently toured the Zumbro Falls Fire Department after their meeting. Nate Richardson and Scott Kennedy were the tour guides.

Destination Lake City decorates Ohuta Beach

Dec 8, 2021
Destination Lake City (DLC) discovered a large stack of straw and determined what a great present that would make to partially commemorate the new Ohuta Park and where the new bathhouse will eventually be built. Upon the suggestion of several city officials, DLC took on the task of ‘decorating’...

Lincoln High School National Honor Society inducts 30 new members

Dec 8, 2021
Lincoln High School inducted a total of 30 students in grades 10, 11 and 12 into the National Honor Society (NHS) on Nov. 15. Rebeccah Houghton served as the faculty guest speaker. Houghton encouraged the inductees to consider surrounding themselves with people who help them to grow in...

Little free childrens library honors the late Dori Schmauss

Dec 8, 2021
Family members of the late Dori Schmauss gathered with members of the Friends of the Lake City Public Library to mark the installation of “Dori’s Children’s Library” at Maplewood Mobile Home Park in Lake City. The little library, constructed by Clay Ruggles and painted by a friend of the library...

More holiday doings

Dec 8, 2021
Holiday events around the area continue this weekend, including one of the largest of the season, the Zumbro Falls Christmas Festival. This year’s festival is Dec. 11 in Zumbro Falls. Events include a craft sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with drawings through the day, lunch by Delila’s at the Zumbro...

New directors arrive as port authority transition continues

Dec 8, 2021
Lake City is in the process of winding down its Economic Development Authority and replacing it with a Port Authority. Helping to guide that transition are two new arrivals. Beth Tomscak and Cailin Richard are replacing Kjellgren Alkire as directors of the city’s economic development agency. Like...

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