Woman’s Club begins another year of guest speakers, programs

Mar 27, 2024
Bonnie Sandberg, children’s book author and elder advocate was the featured speaker at the first Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) meeting this year. Bonnie is the Program Manager in Wabasha County for Rochester-based Elder Network. Bonnie works with seniors and their families and caregivers to...

‘Mini Water Ski Days’ to be part of fishing opener festivities

Mar 27, 2024
Lake City is hosting the annual Governor’s Fishing Opener from May 9-11, and while many activities will be invite-only, the Lake City Chamber of Commerce is planning a big event at Ohuta Park they’re describing as a “Mini Water Ski Days.” The free, community event will be Friday, May 10, from 4 p....

Kiwanis bluebird house building

Mar 20, 2024
The Lake City Kiwanis Club provided an opportunity for three boys, two fathers and Kiwanis members to construct blue bird houses. For over twenty years this project has given young boys and girls a chance to learn about organizing, using tools and eventually about the environment around them....

Marshall pioneered winter hardy grapes, poured energy into Market by the Lake

Mar 20, 2024
I’ve known John Marshall since 1996. We were both vendors at the Rochester Farmers Market back then. His expertly grown grapes were ready in the early fall, everyone including me was a big fan of his heritage variety, the winter hardy Minnesota native Bluebell grapes, the jam and jelly, and the...

Root River Jam performs Saturday at Lake City Area Arts

Mar 20, 2024
Rochester-based acoustic “Americana Roots” band Root River Jam will perform Saturday, March 23, at Lake City Area Arts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Music starts at 7 p.m. The suggested donation is $15. Root River Jam performs the original music of David Wilson blending nuances of folk, roots, rock,...

Rotary Club hears about Governor’s Fishing Opener

Mar 20, 2024
On Feb. 5, Elizabeth Greenawalt introduced Nicole Lalum of Explore Minnesota, who let the Rotary group know that Lake City will be hosting the Governor’s Fishing Opener on Lake Pepin to be held May 9 through May 11. Explore Minnesota coordinates each year with the Governor’s Office, the...

Sand Point clean-up slated for April 20

Mar 20, 2024
The Frontenac State Park Association is planning a clean up of Sand Point and welcomes members of the public to join us in this effort. The event is scheduled for April 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at Sand Point, located at Hwy. 61 and Goodhue County Road 2 between Frontenac and Lake City. Safety...

SWCD meets March 28

Mar 20, 2024
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, March 28, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave., Wabasha.

Tow captain turned author: Breaking through ice an ‘unforgettable experience’

Mar 20, 2024
Lee Hendrix of Lake City spent over half a century piloting and working aboard commercial river boats. His new book, “Peep Light: Stories of a Mississippi River Boat Captain,” published this year by the University of Mississippi Press, documents his career piloting both passenger and cargo vessels...

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Majerus Electric at new shop

Mar 20, 2024
On Tuesday, March 12, the Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined at Majerus Electric to congratulate this business on their new location with a ribbon cutting event. Located at 1000 N. 10th St. in Lake City, Majerus Electric, owned by Nick Majerus, built a new shop at this...


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