Lions donate to Ronald McDonald House

Nov 25, 2015
On Wednesday Nov. 11, the Lake City Lions presented three checks to the Ronald McDonald House in Rochester. The checks totaled $4,165. They are the proceeds from the Lake City Lions car show for $1,000, $500 in memory of Kim York from the Lion’s Club and $2,665 from the aluminum can collection...

Police name contest winners

Nov 25, 2015
The Lake City Police Department has been busy this fall with activities for local kids.On Halloween they held a get together for trick or treaters at the police station. Officers handed out candy and stickers, and there were other activities as well, including a costume contest and a coloring...

Students of the month named for November

Nov 25, 2015
Two Lincoln High students were presented with certificates for Lake City Kiwanis students of the month for November.  AnnElise Ender (left) and Katie Johnson were both nominated by the math department.

Lions peace poster winners

Nov 25, 2015
The local winners of the Lions International Peace Poster Contest from Bluff View Elementary and St. John’s schools are, from left: Lion Ed Burfiend, presenting the awards, Ellianna Brinkman, first place, $60; Emma Rabehl, second place, $40; and Emily Dinsmore, third place, $20. Ellianna’s poster...

Klein honored for youth work

Nov 25, 2015
Dori Klein of Zumbro Falls received the Excellence in Youth Education award from Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) at their 74th annual state convention, held Nov. 21-22 at the Ramada Plaza in Minneapolis.“Dori has made a significant impact on the youth of southeast Minnesota with the day camps that...

Ed's Plumbing recognized by Chamber for 20 years in business

Nov 25, 2015
Chamber member Ed’s Plumbing celebrates 20 years in business. Ed has been Water Ski Days’ talent scout and beer tent boss for many years. Their shop is located on North 7th Street in Lake City. Pictured with Ed LaBrash owner of Ed’s Plumbing (front left) are Cheryl Geolat, realtor, Jon Bohmbach,...

Florist to speak at Spark

Nov 25, 2015
Carolyn Wenzel, owner of Lake Pepin Floral in Lake City, will speak at the Monday, Dec. 7 Spark meeting. Carolyn will demonstrate how to create holiday evergreen pots and floral arrangements. The meeting is held at Port 104 on Washington Street in Lake City from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Spark is a women’...

Debt paid on St. Mary's gathering space

Nov 19, 2015
Parishioners at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church will celebrate a big accomplishment this weekend. They will shred the mortgage on The Gathering Place, the huge addition built onto the church six years ago replacing the old McCahill school building. Modest remodeling plans turned to disaster,...

Chamber welcomes new chiropractor

Nov 19, 2015
The Chamber of Commerce welcomed Dr. Jessin Skoug, Eagle Valley Chiropractic (formerly Valkos Chiropractic) to the Lake City business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony. From left are Chamber Events Coordinator Kelli Morgen, Kathy Jo Rodester of Lakeshore Agency, Nancy Rigelman of Lake Pepin...

Veterans Day at the Bluffs of Lake City

Nov 19, 2015
Heide Berge, sixth grade teacher at Bluff View Elementary School, was the speaker at a Veterans Day program Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Bluffs of Lake City. The program was a first-time experience for the senior apartments and assisted living facility that opened this fall. Members of the Veterans of...


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