St. Mark’s next community supper is Nov. 8 at 5 p.m.

Nov 1, 2023
Wednesday, Nov. 8 is the date for the next Community Supper at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. “We will be serving our often requested ‘Top the Baked Potato’ with your choice of taco, creamy chicken, or broccoli and cheese toppings. We will...

Student collects pop tabs for two years, donates them all

Nov 1, 2023
Bree McCoy, a fourth grader at Bluff View Elementary School in Lake City, recently donated pop tabs she had been collecting for two years to the Ronald McDonald House in Rochester. After Bree donated she got to tour the house and learn all about it. “She loved that by collecting tabs she was...

Underwood Terrace grand opening is Nov. 9

Nov 1, 2023
Three Rivers Community Action is holding a public grand opening celebration for its Underwood Terrace apartment complex in Lake City on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 515 N. 10th St. (next to the Lake City Public Safety Building). A short program will begin at 2:15 p.m. and tours will...

Bethany’s 75-year celebration is Nov. 5

Nov 1, 2023
Bethany Lutheran Church in Lake City will celebrate 75 years on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. “Join us to celebrate God’s blessings and connect with old friends,” the church said in a news release. A choir will sing and practice at 2 p.m. Lunch and fellowship will follow the service. Rev Dr. Brent...

Book talk with Behind Blue Curtains author is Nov. 9

Nov 1, 2023
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a book talk led by Minnesota author Lizzy Herschberger. This event takes place on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. Herschberger was raised in an Amish community in southeastern Minnesota. “She will discuss her groundbreaking memoir, Behind Blue...

Buckthorn removal lesson is Nov. 4

Nov 1, 2023
The Friends of Frontenac State Park Association is holding a hands-on lesson on removing buckthorn at the park on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 10 a.m. “Invasive Species Management: Buckthorn Removal is a free, family friendly event on how to deep-six that darned buckthorn from the wild, and from your yard...

Chamber welcomes Indigo Acai Bowls

Nov 1, 2023
On Thursday, Oct. 19, Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors met to welcome a new chamber member. Willie and Nancy Rauen, who moved to Lake City in March of 2023 from Zumbrota, have started a food truck called Indigo Acai Bowls. The endeavor has been two years in the making. What...

Collectible Nutcracker-themed Lake City ornament available

Nov 1, 2023
In correlation with the Nutcracker theme for the 2023 business window decorating contest, spearheaded by the Lake City Port Authority, the Shops of Lake City are offering a limited quantity of commemorative ornaments. “The non-breakable wooden ornaments are easy to mail, great as a package tie-on...

Lake City to host 2024 governor’s fishing opener

Nov 1, 2023
Governor Tim Walz today announced that Lake City will host the 76th Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on May 10-11, 2024, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Explore Minnesota coordinates each year with the Governor’s Office, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,...

Organizers hope to grow the coven after the first annual witches dance

Nov 1, 2023
Witches congregated in Patton Park on Oct. 28 to perform at the first annual witches dance. “I’ve watched the Witches of Wabasha dance under the bridge in Wabasha for many years,” said Eva Dankers, one of the organizers. “Connie [Atkinson] is my hairstylist and we’ve talked about doing it in Lake...


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