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Film will highlight local public lands

Mar 17, 2021
Earlier this year, a small group of local teens and young adults gathered to ice fish at Half Moon Landing, a US Fish and Wildlife Service boat landing on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Kellogg. While a dozen or so local anglers spread out on the ice to claim...

Ice disappearing from Lake Pepin

Mar 17, 2021
Photographer Steve Brown captured this image of the beach at Hok-Si-La Park as the winter ice pulls away from shore. “No swimmers at the beach,” he wrote. “Won’t be long and the ice will be all gone.”

Legendary ‘Coach’ leaves behind fond memories

Mar 17, 2021
Lake City native Wayne “Coach” Steffenhagen, a well known Wisconsin high school head football coach died Feb. 18, 2021. He accomplished at D. C. Everest High School in Schofield, Wis., 33 seasons of outstanding service of 277 victories in 351 games and winning five state championships. When Wayne...

Library plans chip and putt contest at local golf courses

Mar 17, 2021
The Lake City Public Library (LCPL) invites adults over age 18 to participate in a putting contest at Mount Frontenac Golf Course and a chipping contest at The Jewel Golf Course. The putting contest takes place on Monday, April 12 and begins at 5 p.m. The chipping takes place on Tuesday, April 13...

Lupton brought pioneering spirit to Walking Lake Pepin

Mar 17, 2021
Frank Lupton, one of the original organizing committee members of the Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) summer walking challenge, passed away Wednesday, March 10, with his family and wife Yvonne by his side. Frank was an unbending supporter of WLP. As one member of WLP said, “WLP may not have survived all...

Small Business Development Center partners with Red Wing Ignite

Mar 17, 2021
The Southeast Minnesota Small Business Development Center (SDBC) announced that it has opened a satellite office at Red Wing Ignite “affording business owners and entrepreneurs another valuable, local resource,” according to a news release. The SBDC provides no cost, confidential professional...

St. Elizabeth reopens services, loosens visitor restrictions

Mar 17, 2021
Citing the decline in COVID-19 positivity rates in Wisconsin and Minnesota counties, Gundersen St. Elizabeth has announced the full reopening of two services and the expansion of visitation: Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Alma Clinic has reopened on Mondays. During COVID-19 response, the Clinic reduced...

SWCD meets March 25

Mar 17, 2021
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold its regular board meeting on Thursday, March, 25, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave. Wabasha. Attendees should call the office beforehand at 651-560-2053 for information as attendance physically and by...

Tiger girls down Cougars 77-36

Mar 17, 2021
The Tigers traveled to Zumbrota-Mazeppa (ZM) on Thursday, March 11 for their second match-up with the Cougars and came away with a 77-36 victory. The Tigers started out strong with a Natalie Bremer deflection to Ella Matzke back to Bremer for two. Then Grace Bany had a steal and layup. Mya...

Dance teams bound for state

Mar 10, 2021
Lake City High School’s high kick and jazz dance teams are headed to Edina this week for the state competition. The Tiger high-kick team won the section title Saturday, Feb. 27, in Lake City. The jazz team placed third to qualify for the state meet. “This is our first time ever advancing to state...

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