Wabasha County opioid funding meeting is May 21

May 15, 2024
Wabasha County is holding a public meeting on the next steps for its opioid settlement funding at 4 p.m. on May 23, at 411 Hiawatha Dr. E., Wabasha. A virtual attendance option is also available. It’s open to anyone interested in learning more about the opioid settlement and how the county will...

SWCD meets May 23

May 15, 2024
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, May 23, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave. Wabasha.

County Board approves permit for Westcott Orchard Expansion

May 15, 2024
Wabasha County Commissioners on May 7 approved an amendment to a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) in regard to the proposed expansion of Wescott Orchard and Agri Products near Elgin. County Administrator Michael Plante said a complete application for the amendment was submitted on March 4 by Brian...

Goodhue County seeks input as it updates comprehensive plan

May 8, 2024
Goodhue County has begun the process of updating the 2016 Comprehensive Plan, according to a news release. The county is requesting input from County stakeholders (property owners, business owners, and residents) to identify issues of importance to them. The comprehensive plan focuses on providing...

MnDOT puts lakefront parcel up for sale

May 8, 2024
An unusual piece of lakefront property in Lake City has been put up for sale. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is selling its 1.9 acre property at 2045 S. Oak St. in Lake City by sealed bid. The property is bordered to the north by the Pepin Pointe townhomes, to the south by the...

Police: Chase ends in arrest, grass fire

May 1, 2024
A 65-year-old Missouri man is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading police on a chase north of Lake City while intoxicated and causing a grass fire. Timothy Charles Sayers is charged in Goodhue County District Court with Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle, a felony; two gross...

Heather Arndt announces campaign for House District 21A

May 1, 2024
Heather Arndt has announced her candidacy to represent district 20A in the Minnesota House which includes portions of Dakota, Goodhue, and Wabasha counties, according to a news release. “I’m honored and excited,” said Arndt. “Southeast Minnesota is where my heart lies. It’s where I grew up and I...

Wabasha County Hwy. 86 paving begins around May 16

May 1, 2024
Asphalt paving work is planned to begin approximately May 16th on Wabasha County Highway 86 (north of Plainview) between one half mile north of 570th St. to County Hwy. 4 near Whippoorwill, according to the Wabasha County Highway Department. Work is expected to be completed in June. County Hwy....

City could strengthen short-term rental regulations

Apr 24, 2024
Staff at the City of Lake City are drafting an ordinance that would strengthen the city’s short-term rental regulation following a City Council workshop meeting on the topic Monday, April 22. Currently short-term rental operators in Lake City have a one-time registration, City Planning and...

Dog park could to be ready May 1

Apr 24, 2024
Local dogs could have a place to get off-leash and run and play—but not smoke—in about a week. Fencing started to go up last week at the site, which is across 10th Street from Underwood Park near the intersection of 10th Street and Wabasha County Road 5. Travis Dunn, the assistant Public Works...


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