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Homecoming break?

Sep 30, 2015
Homecoming is an anticipated week for many students at Lincoln High. Homecoming this school year is very early and there are some different opinions about it. Homecoming is a week to celebrate school spirit, but is it too much of a distraction for students? “No work gets done in the classroom,”...

'Health Summit' planned for Oct. 8 in Cannon Falls

Sep 30, 2015
State Sen. Matt Schmit, DFL-Red Wing, will moderate a health policy discussion among a variety of key state and local officials on Thursday, Oct. 8. The Southeast Health Policy Summit will include Health and Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson; MNsure CEO Allison O’Toole; Department of...

Harvest fest is this weekend

Sep 23, 2015
The 16th annual Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days will be held Saturday and Sunday near Oak Center. The festival will be held on the Dwain Gerken Farm. Festivities will go on from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. A $5 button is good for admission for both days. Old-time...

Students learn school bus safety

Sep 23, 2015
Rusty Grisim of Bluff Country School Bus Service models the procedure for crossing the street in front of a school bus during the annual school bus safety training for students at Bluff View Elementary School Friday. Bus service owner Doug Grisim, who was addressing students from inside the bus...

Champion trap shooter has local connection

Sep 23, 2015
Apple Valley High School’s Kory Miller (junior) recently competed at the World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Sparta, Ill., for the National Trapshooting Championships.  Kory’s parents are John and Judy (McNee) Miller of Apple Valley who are both 1982 graduates of Lincoln High School.  John is...

Local scouts help with 5K memorial run event

Sep 23, 2015
Boy Scout Troop 94 helped to direct traffic and runners at the Officer Schneider 5K Memorial Run on Aug. 29.  Scouts pictured from left: Izaac Meyer, Owen Meyers, Gavin Siewert, Tevin McFate and Aidan Carlson.  The scouts have their fall Camporee Oct. 2-4 at Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City.  People who...

Live jazz coming to The Railhouse Grill Sept. 26

Sep 23, 2015
Jazz saxophonist John Paulson and his trio return to The Railhouse Grill on Saturday, Sept. 26, for a 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. performance. Paulson was a full-time music professor at St. Mary’s University in Winona for 31 years before retiring in 2012. He’s recorded six commercial albums. His latest...

Lake Pepin Floral recognized by Chamber for 15 years in business

Sep 23, 2015
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce has recognized Lake Pepin Floral and Gifts for celebrating 15 years in business.  Owner Carolyn Wenzel, second from left, was presented a certificate by Chamber ambassadors Jon Bombach with Musty-Barnhardt Agency, Marcia Savela, Friends of the Library and Rotary,...

2015 homecoming royalty crowned

Sep 23, 2015
In a coronation ceremony Monday afternoon, students at Lincoln High School crowned Morgan Dammann and Easton Bremer the homecoming queen and king, respectively. Pictured from left are Emily Albright with Matthew Kjos, Megan Denzer with Ryan Hansen, Dammann with Bremer, AnnElise Ender with Ben...

Young Tiger fans paint the town for this week's homecoming

Sep 23, 2015
Four young volunteers painted 15 local business front windows orange and black for Lake City’s homecoming on Friday.  Katie Prigge, owner of Shear Wizards wanted to see a little Tiger Spirit around town and asked a few Bluff View “upper-classmen” if they’d like to volunteer their time painting...

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