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Lake City Rotary Club hears from Touch of Hope Haiti

Jun 1, 2022
On May 23 the Lake City Rotary Club heard from Dell and Renae Grooters about Touch of Hope. A group in Simonette, Haiti. They offer education, orphan care and job creation among other things. Their core values are to invest in the future generation of the Haiti community. They rely on donations...

Memorial Day 2022

Jun 1, 2022
Scenes from the Memorial Day program at Lincoln High School on May 30.

Sunday schoolers accomplish mission goal, Hanson gets pie to face

Jun 1, 2022
Kay Hanson (above) got a pie in the face after the Bethany Sunday school surpassed their $1,000 mission goal. The mission money went to World Vision and to help the people of Ukraine.

700+ riders expected for Saturday's Tour de Pepin

Jun 1, 2022
Over 700 riders have signed up so far to participate in this year s Tour de Pepin bicycle ride around Lake Pepin on Saturday, June 4. We are hoping the weather forecast holds out, but cooler temps sure will be better for riders than in 2021 with the temps hitting 100 degrees, said Elizabeth...

98 graduate on Sunday

Jun 1, 2022
Commencement for the 98-member Lincoln High School class of 2022 will be Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m. in the Lincoln High School gymnasium. The class speakers, as selected by their peers, are Carly Earnest Miller and Carson Matzke. A link to a livestream of the event is available on the school...

Deceased veterans honored

Jun 1, 2022
Each year at the Lake City Memorial Day observance, the names of local veterans who died since the last Memorial Day are read. This year s list, read by Heidi Berge, one of the program emcees, included: Harold Peters, Emery Fick, Max Siewert, Peter Berg, Kenneth Mulder, Nick Roussopoulos, Duane...

Girls place 8th at state True Team track and field meet

Jun 1, 2022
On Saturday, May 21, the Lake City girls track and field participated in the True Team State Meet held at Stillwater High School. The State Meet consists of the eight section meet winners plus four Wild Card teams. Lake City advanced to the meet with three other at-large teams from the state. Grand...

Girls track and field team wins Sub-section 3A title

Jun 1, 2022
On Thursday, May 26, the Sub-section 3A Track and Field Championship was held at Dover-Eyota High School. The Lake City High School girls team won the meet with 139 points, Rochester Lourdes was second with 105, and was followed by St. Charles (102), Lewiston-Altura (100), Wabasha-Kellogg (74...

Why History Matters essay contest first place entry

Jun 1, 2022
Editor's note: The following essay won first prize in the Why History Matters essay contest (see related story). Incorporated in 1872, Lake City has flourished as a beautiful town beside the Mississippi River for 150 years. Historians and the people of Lake City have contributed greatly to the...

History Matters essay contest winners announced

Jun 1, 2022
The third annual History Matters essay contest winners were recently announced at Lincoln High School during a Tiger Pride event. With 2022 being the sesquicentennial year for Lake City, the essays focused on interesting and well documented aspects of local history. This year s winners and awards...

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