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Education was the theme of May Woman’s Club gathering

May 22, 2024
The May gathering of the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) focused on all things about education. The scholarship luncheon was held at the Copper Mug Restaurant. Committee members Nancy Malcomson and Jean Harris indicated that 25 applications were received this spring.The 2024 recipient is Bailee...

Event planned to celebrate English learner graduates

May 22, 2024
Hispanic Inclusion of Lake City is having an event on Wednesday, May 29, to celebrate the accomplishments of the English learners graduating from Lincoln High School as members of the Class of 2024. The honorees, Lincoln High School seniors Beverly Lopez, Ingrid Lopez, Mariela Lopez, Noemi Lopez,...

Flags of Valor returns for Water Ski Days

May 22, 2024
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and the Legion Auxiliary announce that the Flags of Valor display will be held during Water Ski Days again this year. This will be the organizations’ eighth year of sponsoring the patriotic flag display along Park Street North Highway 61 from Ohuta Park to...

Academic awards and merit scholarships announced at Awards Night

May 22, 2024
In addition to the scholarship awards published in last week’s Graphic, Lake City Public Schools’ May 8 Awards Night included presentations of academic awards and the announcement of academic and athletic merit scholarships received by some members of the Class of 2024.
 Socratic Challenge Scholar...

Hinck advances in VFW’s anthem singing contest

May 15, 2024
Noella Hinck (right) has won the District 1 competition for the VFW Red, White and Blue singing contest and will be moving on to the State Competition. Winners will be announced mid June. Pictured with her is Lake City VFW Auxiliary President Faye Brown.

Peters Memorial Fund presents Spread Love gear to Gov. Walz at community fishing opener event

May 15, 2024
The Peters Memorial Fund presented Gov. Tim Walz with a Spread Love package on Friday, May 10. The group said they “were thrilled for the opportunity to tell him a little bit about their organization and how they spread love within the community.” Representing the Peters Memorial Fund are Knox...

Severe solar storm creates colorful display

May 15, 2024
People flocked to the lakefront in Lake City Friday, May 10, for lots of reasons. One of them was spectacular aurora visible in the night sky thanks to a geomagnetic storm sent toward earth by several coronal mass ejections on the sun earlier this week. The ejections “are explosions of plasma and...

St. John’s students tie quilts for local veterans

May 15, 2024
St. John’s Students in Molly Ring’s third, fourth, and fifth grade class tied quilts to be given to veterans. The quilts were given to the Lake City Care Center veterans. The students are pictured above with Lake City VFW Auxiliary President Faye Brown.

Four confirmed at Redeeming Grace Community Church

May 15, 2024
Redeeming Grace Community Church in Lake City confirmed four members at its May 12 service. Front row, from left: Eliza Blaser and Abigail Larson. Back row, from left: Frederick Reckmann, Mason Glomski, and Pastor Phil Schmidt.
-Photo by Dave Ender

17th Walking Lake Pepin announced

May 15, 2024
The 17th annual “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP), Lake City’s summer community walking/fitness challenge, is scheduled to happen again this summer. The ten-week event will begin on Sunday, June 2, and continue thru Saturday, Aug. 10. The goal of “Walking Lake Pepin” is for participants to establish or...

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