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Dux reopens for summer

May 28, 2020
Dux ice cream shop on South Washington Street opened for the season on Thursday, May 21. Owner Gina Lynch said the timing of the opening wasn’t affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the menu was. Instead of hand-dipped cones and cups to order, ice cream was available in pre-portioned pints and...

Snap shot

May 28, 2020
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen found this large snapping turtle by the side of the road near Stockholm, Wis., over the holiday weekend.

Coloring events planned for quilt celebrating city’s 150th anniversary

May 28, 2020
Lake City’s 150th Community Quilt Committee is seeking submissions for a reversible quilt. The deadline for submissions of 12-inch pieced or appliqued blocks is being extended to Monday, June 15 either at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce office or by making arrangements for non-contact drop off...

Flag display to honor Class of 2020

May 28, 2020
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Auxiliary are honoring the Lincoln High School 2020 graduates by placing American flags in the Prairie Street lot across the street from the high school. Each of the 97 flags will have a name and picture of a graduate attached to the pole. They will be...

Lincoln seniors graduate Sunday

May 28, 2020
Commencement for the Lincoln High School class of 2020 will be Sunday, May 31. Principal Greg Berge said he’s very proud of how this year’s seniors have handled the adversity of graduation during a pandemic. The class of 2020 has broken records academically with 48 members graduating with high...

Parade narrows gap between students and school staff

May 28, 2020
After months of distance learning that took place predominantly online, students and staff at Lake City Public Schools and St. John’s Lutheran School got to see one another in person – if only briefly and from a physical distance – May 20 during a parade organized by Bluff Country School Bus...

Program benefits food shelf clients, restaurants

May 28, 2020
The Zumbro Valley Foundation, a local community foundation, has partnered with the food shelves in Mazeppa and Zumbro Falls to offer $25 gift cards from six area restaurants. A total of $6,250 was raised from local residents, businesses and community groups with a matching grant from the Southern...

Remembrance on land and over the airwaves

May 28, 2020
Memorial Day observances took place around the area Monday, May 25, with differing impacts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Lake City’s large Memorial Day event featuring music and speeches that has for the last several years taken place in the Lincoln High School auditorium was postponed until...

Tiger basketball coach interviewed on podcast

May 28, 2020
Lake City High School boys varsity basketball coach Greg Berge was featured on episode 17 of “Minnesota Basketball Coaching Podcast.” During the interview they talked about “how Greg manages being a head coach and an administrator, his offseason basketball program known as the ‘300 Hour Club,’...

WLP group walks will begin June 3

May 27, 2020
“Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) the Lake City community summer walking/fitness challenge begins May 31 and runs for 10 weeks to Aug. 8.  This year’s theme is “Walk Local, Shop Local”.This year’s theme was chosen to encourage walking to destinations in Lake City but also to support Lake City businesses...

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