Son caught being good

Dec 30, 2020
Angie Dwelle (left), with her son, Tom Dwelle, outside Fiesta Foods. Tom was ringing the bell to collect donations for the Salvation Army.

DNR seeks to improve disability access to wildlife management areas

Dec 30, 2020
Anyone interested in improving access to wildlife management areas (WMAs) for people with disabilities can share their ideas online with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “We want to hear how we can improve recreational opportunities and reduce barriers on WMAs,” said David Trauba,...

End-of-year food distribution held

Dec 30, 2020
For the third and likely last time, volunteers were at Underwood Park loading thirty pound food boxes into waiting vehicles. The food was free to anyone negatively impacted by COVID-19, no questions asked. Each box contained cottage cheese, sour cream, cheddar cheese, pulled pork, sausage links,...

Santa joins public safety service vehicles for a parade around town

Dec 30, 2020
Perched on the back of the Lake City Fire Department ladder truck, Santa Claus braved the winter bluster the evening of Dec. 23 to spread Christmas cheer on a parade through the streets of Lake City. Joining the parade was a Lake City Ambulance Service rig playing holiday music and a Lake City...

Skaters take to lake, ponds

Dec 30, 2020
It’s been cold lately, but not cold enough for long enough to get a skating surface on the Lake City ice skating rink at Underwood Park. Lake City Public Works Director Scott Jensen said that with a shallow rink and a dark surface that absorbs heat, ice on the rink can begin to melt in...

St. Elizabeth’s staff begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations

Dec 30, 2020
On Monday, Dec. 21, frontline caregivers in St. Elizabeth’s Care Centers, Hospital and Clinic rolled up their sleeves to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s employees and providers are optimistic and saying “yes” to the COVID-19 vaccination, the the health care center said in...

Stop thief

Dec 30, 2020
Stop signs are designed to be hard to miss, yet one has gone missing in Wabasha County recently, according to a Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post. According to Wabasha County Chief Deputy James Warren, the stop sign was taken from the intersection of 690th Street and Wabasha County...

Final clue revealed in ornament hunt

Dec 23, 2020
Valley View Assembly of God Church has announced the last of four clues in its Advent hunt. People can use the clues to locate a star-shaped Christmas tree ornament and bring it to the church to receive a gift and a ham. The fourth and final clue is: As we unwrap special gifts from under the...

Final food distribution set for Dec. 29

Dec 23, 2020
A third and final free food distribution for anyone negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will take place Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Underwood Park parking lot in Lake City. There are no residency or eligibility requirements or forms to fill out. Anyone can pick up food. Like on...

Gingerbread home building boom

Dec 23, 2020
Area homes became building sites for smaller, sweeter homes recently. Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) provided gingerbread house building kits to 50 children. Each kit included supplies for making a gingerbread house, a snow flake project, “and a few little additions,” according to LCAA. People can see...


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