Candidate forum announced ahead of city council primary

Jul 18, 2018
With eight candidates vying for three Lake City City Council seats and a primary election on Aug. 14 to narrow the field to six, Destination Lake City (DLC) has decided to hold a candidate forum at City Hall on Aug. 2. “DLC was concerned that there wasn’t much information out there on the...

City receives grant for commercial, residential property rehabilitation

Jul 18, 2018
Lake City has received one of 35 grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) totaling more than $19 million for rehabilitation and infrastructure projects in Greater Minnesota. Lake City will receive $809,400 for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation and...

Staying prepared for school violence

Jul 18, 2018
Half of the Lake City Police Department cordoned off half of Lincoln High School on Tuesday, July 17, for training on how to respond to an active shooter on the school grounds. The training focused on patrol officers, who are likely to be the first law enforcement personnel on the scene, according...

Families learn about the role river insects have in clean water

Jul 18, 2018
Recently, about 20 children and parents took an “Insect Safari” at Riverside Park in Northfield, to see what insects were living in the Cannon River. Children, and their parent helpers, used long-handled nets to scoop bugs, tadpoles, and crayfish out of the water and then put them in a basin...

4-Hers learn about citizenship

Jul 18, 2018
On June 24-30, 34 4-H youth from Minnesota joined youth from across the United States in Washington, D.C. to get a hands-on experience exploring citizenship and social responsibility.Four youth from Wabasha County attended: Anna Schneider from Wabasha, Jordan Gusa from Wabasha, Mara Goihl from Lake...

City moves forward with rebranding

Jul 18, 2018
The Lake City City Council has taken a step toward adopting a new brand developed by Maly Marketing for the Lake City Economic Development Authority (EDA). At its July 9 meeting, the council voted to approve a scope-of-work agreement with Maly Marketing to develop designs based on Maly Marketing’s...

Wabasha County Road 3 closes July 23

Jul 18, 2018
Wabasha County Highway 3 from Minnesota Highway 60 to U.S. Highway 63 is planned to be closed to through traffic for resurfacing work beginning approximately July 23, according to the Wabasha County Highway Department.  The road will remain open to local residents and businesses within the work...

Human remains found near dam

Jul 18, 2018
A resident clearing debris from the Mississippi River discovered a shoe and the lower portion of a human leg on Saturday, July 14, according to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office. The discovery happened about 20 feet from shore in West Newton, south of Lock and Dam No. 4. A search of the area on...

New judge joins Wabasha District Court

Jul 18, 2018
Christopher A. Neisen became the newest judge for the Third Judicial District Friday, taking the Oath of Office in Wabasha County Courtroom No. 2 before several district and state supreme and appellate court justices, family, friends and associates. Neisen, of New Prague, succeeds Judge Terrance...

Republicans to meet July 23

Jul 18, 2018
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, July 23, at 7 p.m. at the Mazeppa Community Center in Mazeppa.     People with questions can call secretary Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2142.


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