Demolition permit sought for vacant downtown buildings

Feb 21, 2019
Some long-vacant downtown Lake City buildings could soon be coming down. Lake Pepin Development is seeking a demolition permit from the city for 208-214 S. Lakeshore Drive, across the highway from Total Look and Kennedy Hallmark. Plans call for the development of a parking lot, and later, a...

Vintage snowmobiles converge on Mt. Frontenac this Saturday

Feb 21, 2019
Wells Creek Riders and Mount Frontenac Golf Course are hosting their ninth annual vintage snowmobile show and ride on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Mount Frontenac. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The cost is $10 for one sled or $20 for unlimited sleds and includes chili at the golf course. A scenic...

County GOP to meet Monday

Feb 20, 2019
The Wabasha County Republicans will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Zumbro Community Church south of Zumbro Falls on County Rd. 7.For more information people can contact Alice Atkinson at 507-753-2142.

Grumpy Plunge is Saturday

Feb 20, 2019
The 11th annual Grumpy Plunge is Saturday, Feb. 23 in Wabasha. Plunger registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the plunging begins at 3 p.m. at Slippery’s Bar and Grill.All proceeds from the Grumpy Plunge fundraiser benefit Great River Homes, Inc. and the Rotary Club of Wabasha.All plungers must raise...

Two join Eagle Center board

Feb 20, 2019
The National Eagle Center in Wabasha recently elected two new members to the board of directors. The 18-member board brings experience and insights from varied backgrounds to help guide the organization’s strategy, maintain fiscal responsibility and ensure mission impact, the center said.Ross...

Energy therapy techniques offered through Healing Touch course

Feb 20, 2019
A Foundations of Healing Touch class, part of the certification process through Healing Beyond Borders, is being offered at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing on Thursday, March 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday March 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Seminary Professional Building,...

Putting snow on roads is unlawful

Feb 20, 2019
Goodhue County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation remind the public that it is unlawful to deposit snow on or next to a public highway or street.Minnesota law and many local ordinances prohibit the plowing, blowing, shoveling or otherwise placing of snow onto public roads. This includes...

Wabasha County administrator search down to two finalists

Feb 14, 2019
The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners has narrowed its search for a new county administrator down to two finalists. Brian Buhmann, human services director in Freeborn County and Theresa Arrick-Kruger, Human Resources director/facilities manager in Houston County, will be interviewed by the...

Feb. 8 collision on snowy highway kills two

Feb 14, 2019
A head-on collision between a semi tractor-trailer and a pickup truck on Feb. 8 killed two and injured one. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, driver Gary Dean Johnson, 58, of Lake City, and his passenger, Cheryl Ann Schleicher, 59, of Lake City, were southbound on Highway 61 south of Lake...

DeVinny appointed to city council

Feb 14, 2019
Jason DeVinny is Lake City’s newest city council member. The council voted 4-2 at its meeting on Monday, Feb. 11, to appoint DeVinny to the seat the late Mary Lou Waltman resigned in January. The term expires in January of 2021 and will be up for election in 2020. DeVinny was one of three...


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