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Abbott golf fundraiser postponed due to COVID-19

Sep 8, 2021
A golf fundraiser in Wabasha in honor of Jim Abbott has been postponed. In September, the fundraiser was being held to honor Jim Abbott and his family and raise funds to purchase cardiac monitoring technologies. Due to the rise of the number of COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant, organizers...

Local parks were filled with music Sunday

Sep 1, 2021
Lake City parks hosted two concerts on Sunday, Aug. 29. Above, members of the Lake City High School summer band pause for a photo during a pop-up concert at Ohuta Park. At right, classical crossover guitarist David Rogers performs in the Patton Park gazebo. The Rogers concert was sponsored by Lake...

Woman’s Club has varied, interesting summer

Sep 1, 2021
The summer months have been a time of varied, interesting events at which Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) members and the community could enjoy the summer weather and activities unique to this time of year. A July happening was a summer concert in the historic Patton Park. Featured were the...

St. John’s staff preparing for start of school Sept. 7

Sep 1, 2021
The staff at St. John’s Lutheran School has been busily preparing for the new school year, the school said in a news release. St. John’s will open its doors to students on Sept. 7 and begin the year with an opening service at 8:40 a.m. in the church. All are welcome to attend this service. Mrs....

SEMMCHRA offers $10,000 homebuyer assistance

Sep 1, 2021
Funding is available now for individuals who are interested in buying a home in Goodhue County (excluding the city of Red Wing), according to the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA). Qualified homebuyers, who meet established income limits (1-2...

School starts next week

Sep 1, 2021
The 2021-2022 school year for Lake City students begins next week. Lincoln High School welcomes seventh through 12th grade students back Tuesday, Sept. 7, as does St. John’s Lutheran School (see related story about St. John’s on page 9). Kindergarten through sixth grade at Bluff View Elementary...

Robertson presentation to cover river, steamboats, and banjo history

Sep 1, 2021
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a presentation led by local musician and historian Dr. Dennis Robertson. This event takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Robertson will review some of the history of the Mississippi River, steamboats...

Physical therapist talks to low-vision group on Sept. 9

Sep 1, 2021
The low vision group will meet on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 110 So. Oak St. If you need a ride call Coleen at 345-9988 Amy Kelly will be the facilitater for several months. The guest speaker on Sept. 9 will be Mary Kleis, DPT, of Active PT. She’ll give a...

Packing for the Weekend helped school distribute over 54,000 summer meals

Sep 1, 2021
Lake City Public Schools held its final summer food distribution event last Thursday. Every week, families with children age 18 and under could stop by Bluff View Elementary School to pick up a week’s worth of breakfasts and lunches for each child. Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger said...

Natural playground opens at Frontenac State Park

Sep 1, 2021
Frontenac State Park has a new attraction for young visitors, a natural playground. It is located next to the day parking area at Frontenac State Park. “The playground is created with all-natural features,” according to a news release. An oak log tunnel, cedar block path, wooden teeter totter,...

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