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Kiwanis students of the month

Feb 26, 2020
The Lake City Kiwanis Club students of the month for February are Autumn Kranz (left) and Charles Johnson.  Both students were nominated by the social studies department.

Speech team competes in Red Wing

Feb 26, 2020
The Lake City High School speech team competed in the Red Wing Speech Meet on Feb. 22.  Sophie Mueller placed sixth in poetry honors finals; Carl Rol placed sixth in informative honors finals; Tori Oliver placed third in prose honors finals; Alex Holmgren placed fifth in discussion; Sarah Ziebarth...

Bill Staines performs Sunday, March 1, in Oak Center

Feb 26, 2020
Bill Staines has played over 30 shows at the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum: he’ll add one to that total at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Regarded as a folk treasure, Staines is known for virtuosic guitar work, incisive vocals and stories filled with laugh-out-loud humor. Tickets are $15 in...

Bluff View math and reading night

Feb 26, 2020
Bluff View Elementary School students and their families did math and reading related activities and games at the school’s aptly named math and reading night on Thursday, Feb. 20. Above are guessing game winners (from left) Anna Davis, Hunter Sundberg, Levi Hoffman, Emma Lee, Adrian Martinez...

Bluff View’s February Tiger Pride honorees

Feb 26, 2020
Lake City Police Chief Cory Kubista was the guest of honor Bluff View Elementary School’s February Tiger Pride awards ceremony. Pictured above, in the far back is Kubista with winners (front row, from left) Teagan Riley, Tatum Keys, Axel Lopez Grisim, Carson Keim, Scarlett Beltz, Tristan Roe,...

Border Hookups, Feb. 29 at The Railhouse Grill

Feb 26, 2020
Husband and wife acoustic duo Border Hookups will perform Saturday, Feb. 29, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City. Border Hookups is Dave and Jacqueline Hudson. “With their mix of crafted harmonies and unique take on cover songs as well as a mix of catchy originals, the...

Nyberg is Rotary 
Citizen of the Year

Feb 26, 2020
Phil Nyberg was honored as the Lake City Rotary Club’s 2019 Citizen of the Year at a dinner and awards ceremony Feb. 17 at Lake House on Pepin Restaurant. Nyberg is the owner of Fiesta Foods in Lake City. “The person nominating Phil for this award brought up how generous and supportive Phil is...

150th anniversary logo winner chosen

Feb 26, 2020
Emily Heitman is the winner of the Lake City 150th Celebration logo contest. A judging committee including representatives from the Lake City 150th Celebration committee, the Lake City Area Arts board, and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce voted to award first and second place from the eleven logo...

Childcare group accepting Provider of the Year nominations

Feb 26, 2020
Goodhue County Licensed Child Care Association (GCLCCA) is now accepting nominations for Provider of the Year. Members of the community, parents of children in child care and fellow providers are encouraged to nominate a provider for this recognition. To be nominated they must be a licensed...

Early literacy grants offered

Feb 26, 2020
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), in partnership with publishing companies Capstone and ABDO, is accepting applications for the Early Literacy Grant Program. This grant is designed to support early literacy efforts that enhance school readiness for children birth to age five by...

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