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Lake City Sportman’s Club announces
 Fred Jacob Service Award recipients

Mar 10, 2021
Lake City Sportsman’s Club announces recipients of 2020 Fred Jacob Service Awards: Carol Siewert and Ross Freiheit. “This annual award recognizes members who have supported the club by donating their time and talents in exceptional ways,” the club said in a news release. This award is sponsored by...

Lake City Sportsman’s Club elects officers for 2021

Mar 10, 2021
In early February the Lake City Sportsman’s Club held annual elections for officers and open board positions. The 2021 officers and board members include: President Nick Majerus, Vice President Tom Halder, Second Vice President Ross Freiheit, Treasurer Audry Plote, Secretary Lorraine Brinkman,...

After biggest food distribution to date, some are planning for what comes next

Mar 10, 2021
The March 5 pop-up food distribution at Underwood Park was a success, according to organizers. “We successfully distributed 600 boxes today with 11 volunteers,” said Susan Draves, a regional coordinator of health and nutrition programs with the University of Minnesota Extension. “Three of those...

Arts grants available

Mar 10, 2021
The Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) has announced a call for arts programming proposals by nonprofit organizations. All proposed projects must begin no earlier than June 1, 2021 and be completed within twelve months, culminating with a capstone event that is accessible and open to the...

Council meets new Chamber director, approves tourism budget

Mar 10, 2021
Newly-hired Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ed Hoffman greeted the Lake City City Council on his first day of work at the chamber. “I’m really happy to be here,” Hoffman said during the public comment portion of the City Council meeting. Everyone he’s worked with so far has been...

First-time homebuyer loans available from HRA

Mar 10, 2021
The Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA) announced that Dodge, Goodhue, Wabasha, and Winona Counties received a $1,086,723 allocation to provide homeownership opportunities through single-family mortgage revenue bonds. The mortgage offered is a 30-...

Free online mental health support groups

Mar 10, 2021
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers a variety of free online peer support groups for adults and young adults living with a mental illness, their families, friends, spouses/partners, as well as parents of children and teens. African-American and GLBTQ focused groups are also...

Gundersen transitions to Epic electronic health records

Mar 10, 2021
Patients at Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics now have a single shared medical record for care received throughout Gundersen Health System, according to a news release. The transition to the Epic electronic health record took place Monday, March 1. Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital...

Local foundation launches agriculture scholarship, seeks donors

Mar 10, 2021
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation has created a new scholarship, which will be awarded annually to a graduating Lincoln High School student who plans to pursue studies in an agricultural-related field. “America is blessed with abundant food because of those who sustain the land and...

Novelist, TV writer Matt Goldman book talk is March 18

Mar 10, 2021
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk with Minnesota author Matt Goldman. This Zoom event takes place on Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Matt Goldman is a New York Times bestselling author of the Nils Shapiro mystery series and Emmy...

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