U.S. Rep. Brad Finstad visits High Street House, Hearth and Home Technologies

Aug 23, 2023
U.S. Rep. Brad Finstad, who represents Minnesota’s First Congressional District, was in Lake City Aug. 17 visiting local businesses, according to his office. Above is Finstad (back row, center) with residents and employees at Accra’s High Street House assisted living facility in Lake City. Below,...

65 Lake City students travel to Washington, D.C.

Aug 23, 2023
In early August 65 Lincoln High School students and 12 chaperones visited our nation’s capital. “The trip was blessed with wonderful weather and many opportunities to make lifelong memories. Highlights of the trip were: Gettysburg, Harpers Ferry, night time memorial walk, wreath laying ceremony at...

Coordinator: Youth Baseball Association t-ball group was the largest yet

Aug 23, 2023
The Lake City Youth Baseball Association t-ball group had 63 players, the highest number yet. 55 of the players and several coachs are pictured. “I would like to thank the coaches in the back row from Left to Right: Teren and Ken Burgraff, Heather Moechnig, Brooke Sullivan, Megan Sumerfelt, Brookly...

St. Elizabeth’s 125th was a party for the ages

Aug 23, 2023
It was a party for the ages! We expected a strong showing when Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics extended an invitation to a community picnic to celebrate our 125th Anniversary. What we got was an over-the-top display of community support! More than 600 joined us for a festive evening...

To protect the health of people and pets, keep cannabis out of public places

Aug 23, 2023
We would like to express our opinion regarding the discussion at the Aug. 14 Lake City City Council meeting, Agenda Item, “Introduce and waive the First Reading of Ordinance 627, prohibiting the use of cannabis and hemp in public places.” We believe marijuana smoking, as well as tobacco cigarettes...

Walking Lake Pepin ends at foot of the lake with Wabasha walk

Aug 23, 2023
Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) participants took their final group walk for the 2023 season in Wabasha, Minn. The group met at Rotary Park in Wabasha at the north end of town and walked along the sidewalk on the banks of the Mississippi River to the Eagle Center and beyond to Lawrence Avenue where many...

Wendland to talk Frontenac history at library on Sept. 7

Aug 23, 2023
The Lake City Public Library will host a public book talk led by local author and resident Lorry Wendland on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. Wendland will discuss Old Frontenac village as a Historic District. Attendees will learn about the formation of this community in the 19th century. She will...

Church to celebrate labyrinth’s anniversary with a presentation

Aug 23, 2023
On Wednesday, Aug. 30, in celebration of the second anniversary of the First Lutheran Church (FLC) labyrinth installation there will be a presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the Fireside Room at First Lutheran Church, 100 Peace Ridge, for FLC and community members to learn more about the history and use...

Community group representatives get nature activity training

Aug 23, 2023
Representatives of groups from around the region came to Lake City Public Library Monday, Aug. 21, for a workshop on connecting children with nature. Sara Holger led the event on behalf of Project Get Outdoors, a Wabasha-based non-profit she founded in 2005 dedicated to working “with community...

Destination Lake City holds annual picnic, is looking at how to Save the Wave

Aug 23, 2023
Destination Lake City (DLC) held its fourth annual picnic and general meeting at Ohuta Park on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Approximately 30 people were in attendance and all withstood the stiff winds while enjoying grilled brats and hot dogs along with a broad variety of delicious side dishes members...


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