Don Ludwig receives Quilt of Valor

Oct 1, 2015
Sgt. Don Ludwig of Lake City was honored Sept. 23 as a WWII veteran with a Quilt of Valor.  Quilts of Valor ( started in 2003 and to date over 124,000 quilts have been awarded to veterans.  The quilts are a tangible token of appreciation thanking veterans for their service, sacrifice,...

LA Anderson CPA recognized by Chamber for 15 years in business

Oct 1, 2015
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce has recognized LA Anderson CPA for celebrating 15 years in business.  Owner Lori Anderson, third from right, was presented a certificate by Chamber ambassadors John Mueske, Pepin Valley Dental, Jon Bombach with Musty-Barnhardt Agency, Andrea Chapman, Chamber...

Spanish class is offered

Oct 1, 2015
A Spanish class will be offered Thursdays, Oct. 1 through Nov. 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Valley View Assembly of God Church in Lake City.The class will be taught by Mary Noll, who was formerly a Spanish teacher at Lincoln High School in Lake City and Rochester.  Mary is currently an...

Youth to STORM Lake City

Oct 1, 2015
This past July, 22 youth and eight adults from First Lutheran and the United Methodist churches spent a week in Marshall, Minn. and a week in Faribault, Minn. helping people.  They participated in an effort called STORM (Service to Others in Rural Minnesota) Camp.  During their time there, they...

Columbarium to be dedicated

Oct 1, 2015
First Lutheran Church of Lake City has completed the installation of a columbarium on its campus and will dedicate it at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday, Oct. 4.A columbarium is a structure made to hold the ashes (cremains) of people who choose to be cremated after death.  The columbarium is...

Charlie donates lemonade profits to veteinary pet fund

Oct 1, 2015
Five and a half year old Charlie Keller (right), owner of Charlie’s Lemonade Stand and a regular vendor at Lake City’s Thursday night farmer’s market recently made a  donation of $105 to the Simon and Schuster Fund at Lake Pepin Pet Clinic and Hospital.   Charlie’s parents, Mark and Jennifer Keller...

Girl Scouts gather for luau

Oct 1, 2015
Lake City Girl Scouts gathered for a luau last Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. In addition to registering for the new year, the girls learned about the history of a luau and celebrated with games, activities, and food. Girl Scouts is open to girls in kindergarten through 12th grade. People...

Local scouts attend merit badge fair

Oct 1, 2015
On Saturday, Sept. 19, eight scouts from Boy Scout Troop 94 in Lake City participated in a merit badge fair in Winona at Southeast Technical College. The fair specialized in merit badges related to trades and courses offered by Southeast Technical. Scouts earned a variety of badges such as drafting...

Pumpkin show opens Oct. 24 - Demos Oct. 3

Sep 30, 2015
More than 150 lighted, carved and sculpted pumpkins will be on display in the park adjacent to Depot Gallery in Red Wing from Saturday, Oct. 24 to Saturday, Oct. 31. Nearly half of the display will be carved by Master Carver Bill Habedank. Krafty Kathy, who specializes in sculpting jumbo pumpkins,...

Great River honors longterm employees

Sep 30, 2015
Great River Homes, Inc. recognized employees who have reached milestone employment anniversaries on Sept. 13, during National Direct Support Professionals Week and the 40 Year Anniversary Celebration of Great River Homes, Inc.Employees of Great River Homes, Inc. receive special recognition after...


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