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Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. under new ownership

Aug 19, 2020
The Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. in Lake City has a trio of new owners. Angie and Rick Stewart of Red Wing and their daughter Katrina Stewart purchased the building and business recently. Built in 1866, the building is the oldest commercial building in Lake City, according to John Hutchinson, a...

Lions seek volunteers for meal deliveries

Aug 19, 2020
The Lake City Lions Club is looking for additional drivers to deliver meals to Lake City residents for the Home Delivered Meals program. Drivers deliver meals weekdays starting at 4:30 p.m. The time to deliver a route in the city is less than one hour per day. Drivers deliver for the full week...

School year begins Sept. 10

Aug 19, 2020
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Thursday, Sept. 10, the district has announced. Both Bluff View and Lincoln will be holding Welcome Week Orientation for students on Sept. 8 and 9. Each School will be sending details on this. Bluff View Elementary School is expecting an opening day...

Thrift shop donation helps families behind on school lunch payments

Aug 19, 2020
Wearing facemasks and standing in front of the new tiger mural at Lincoln High School, Superintendent of Lake City Public Schools, Erick Enger received a donation of $1,000 presented by the Rev. David S. Badgley on behalf of the Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City. The donation will be used by Lake...

Bluff View continues virtual summer reading program

Aug 19, 2020
Bluff View Summer Reading is trucking along this summer virtually. Pariticipants continue to have bi-weekly Zoom meetings  and weekly activities posted to Schoology and Seesaw.Two weeks remain in the program. Names were randomly drawn for participants in July and they received $10 in Chamber Bucks...

WLP holds end of summer walking event at Hok-Si-La

Aug 19, 2020
The final Wednesday evening gathering of Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) 2020 walkers happened Aug. 12 at Hok-Si-La Park.  Twenty-two WLP participants went for a hike, were awarded prizes and connected with Frank Lupton via Zoom. Frank is one of the original organizers of WLP and a life-long walking...

Goodhue County: Contact tracing and COVID-19

Aug 12, 2020
During a global pandemic, it is expected to hear many terms or phrases that we are not very familiar with. One of those words that we have been hearing quite a bit lately is contact tracing. Many people have questions about contact tracing, from how it works, to how the data is used. Contact...

Free COVID-19 testing event in Plainview attracts over 550

Aug 12, 2020
More than 550 people took advantage of a free, drive-through COVID-19 testing event this past Monday at the Bluff Country School Bus Service site in Plainview. The event was coordinated by the Minnesota Department of Health, in partnership with Wabasha County Public Health and the City of...

Program prescribes fresh veggies

Aug 12, 2020
A community-focused effort to boost fresh vegetables’ status in meal planning has launched at the Wabasha Farmers Market. Called Veggie RX, the program encourages shoppers to select from more than a dozen peak-season produce items, order and pay for them online on the Farmers Market’s Facebook...

Sheriff’s group offers law enforcement scholarships

Aug 12, 2020
Sheriff Rodney L. Bartsh of Wabasha County announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2020. The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15 $600 scholarships for this year. The...

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