Free museum day to feature music

Sep 3, 2015
People can visit the Goodhue County Historical Society on Sept. 6 for the first free Sunday.This month’s program celebrates local musicians and the joy of rock and roll with performances, crafts, and the opening of a featured exhibit. The museum is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free...

Rotary race proceeds benefit public library

Sep 3, 2015
The Lake City Rotary Club recently presented Lake City Public Library Administrator Patti Bross with a check for $2,500. The club raised the money at its annual 5K/10K/half marathon run over Water Ski Days weekend. The library is in the midst of a $750,000 fundraising campaign to help pay for...

Mazeppa supper helps restore city cemetery

Sep 3, 2015
Mazeppa Area Historical Society and the Mazeppa Cemetery Association will be hosting an Autumn Supper on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Mazeppa Community Center, 278 1st Ave. N.On the menu for the event will be scallop potatoes and ham, ham sandwiches, coleslaw, dessert and...

'Tater' favorite on St. Mark's menu

Sep 3, 2015
A crowd favorite will be served at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 110 S. Oak Street in Lake City on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  “Top the Tater” with choices of toppings, salad, beverages and an array of desserts, by the kitchen crew and the Lake City Girl Scouts.  The scouts have...

School opens at St. John's

Sep 3, 2015
On Monday, Aug. 31, St. John’s Lutheran School began the school year.  Students are brought to school by parents for the first week of school since the public school buses aren’t yet running.  The school year theme is God is So Good! Pastor Berg opened the school year by leading an opening worship...
Kate Halverson

Poet's work included in 'Walking Stick'

Sep 3, 2015
The Jackpine Writers’ Bloc of the Park Rapids/Menahga, Minn. area has announced the release of Vol. 24 of “The Talking Stick.”This publication is a collection of prose and poetry by writers with Minnesota connections, including the work of Kate Halverson of Lake City.Books will be available for...

Reads Museum to host antique appraisal day

Sep 3, 2015
David and Juleen Close, local antique aficionados, will again head up a team of appraisers at this years Wabasha County Historical Society (WCHS) Antique Roadshow. The long-established event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13 at the WCHS Museum in Reads Landing. The event, which had become popular...

Rotary run funds benefit food shelf

Sep 3, 2015
Lake City Food Shelf Executive Director Carole Helgerson accepted a $2,500 check from the Lake City Rotary Club recently. The money came from the club’s annual Water Ski Days 5K/10K/half marathon run. Pictured, from left, are Rotary Club members Chris Peterson, Tom Dwelle, Ron Hooge, Carole...

Winona Hims to perform Sept. 18-19

Sep 3, 2015
Lake City resident Lorne McDonald will perform as a member of the Winona Hims in three concerts next weekend. McDonald has been a member of the group since last October. Based in Winona, the Winona Hims are an all-male choir that performs gospel and patriotic music to raise money for charity.  The...

Relay raises hopes, $35,000

Sep 2, 2015
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Wabasha County was held Friday, Aug. 7 at Patton Park in Lake City. The kickoff started at 6:30 p.m. and ended at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8.During the event there were many words of encouragement for those fighting cancer, times to remember those lost...


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