Clear skies, fall colors, cam views

Oct 14, 2020
Local photographers took advantage of the great fall weather on Saturday to capture the fall foliage at or near its peak. Ben Threinen and Steve Brown both submitted photos they took that day. Traffic through the area was heavy that day as people flocked to the river valley to take in the colorful...

Deadline for COVID-19 business grants is Oct. 18

Oct 14, 2020
COVID-19 assistance grants of up to $20,000 are still available for small businesses in Wabasha and Winona Counties, according to the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-county Housing and Redevelopment Agency. SEMMCHRA is now accepting applications for emergency assistance for businesses that need help...

Fundraiser organized for retired Graphic employee

Oct 14, 2020
The daughter of retired Graphic employee Bob Parrott has started a fundraising campaign for the family as they cope with health problems. Here is what Stacy Parrott Loomis wrote on the GoFundMe page “Help for Mom”: “I really need help with mom, everyone. Depending on dad’s prognosis, she will...

Goodhue County COVID-19 update

Oct 14, 2020
We continue to see increases in COVID-19 cases in our county, state and nation. Nearly 80 news cases were reported over the past two weeks. As of Oct. 7, 2020, Goodhue County has had 428 lab confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Twenty-two of those cases has required hospitalization. In the month...

Key Club will rake lawns near high school on Oct. 24

Oct 14, 2020
The Lake City High School Key Club is hosting a free leaf raking event on the morning of Oct. 24. Members will be raking yards within walking distance of the high school free of cost this morning. If you or someone you know are interested in having your yard raked, please contact either Emily...

Last call for election letters

Oct 14, 2020
The final opportunity to have a letter to the editor in the Graphic regarding the Nov. 3 general election is the Oct. 22 issue. Letters for that issue must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19. Narrow exceptions may be made at our discretion in the Oct. 29 issue to allow a candidate...

Luncheon held to thank road crew

Oct 14, 2020
Several business and property owners along Section 3 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project provided lunch to the crews working on the highway Friday, Oct. 9. About 30 construction workers attended, according to Tom Rasmussen, one of the organizers. “The overall response was great and I believe...

Residential COVID-19 grants availabe, deadline is Oct. 18

Oct 14, 2020
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-county Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) has grants of up to $5,000 available for renters and homeowners that are residents of Winona, Dodge, Goodhue, and Wabasha counties impacted by COVID-19. SEMMCHRA is currently accepting applications for emergency...

September 2020 Students of the Month selected

Oct 14, 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. September Students of the Month are pictured below.

Wabasha County SWCD meets Oct. 22

Oct 14, 2020
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 8:15 a.m. People who want to attend are asked to call the office at 651-560-2053 for information as attendance physically and by phone will be limited due to current social...


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