New center in Lake City aims to strengthen Minnesota's mussels

Jul 16, 2015
One of the upper Midwest’s only freshwater mussel propagation facilities operates unassumingly in a building at the end of a dead-end road on Lake City’s north side. The Center for Aquatic Mollusks Program is home base for malacologist Mike Davis and a handful of other Minnesota Department of...

'Abuse' has Wabasha County board reconsidering recycling program

Jul 16, 2015
It has been said – “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This was the general feeling at the Wabasha County Board meeting on July 7 as the commissioners saw pictures of some county recycling sheds. The board has given themselves until the July 28 meeting to do something about the public’s abuse of...

GOP to talk Trump

Jul 16, 2015
Wabasha County Republicans will meet at Town and Country Café in Kellogg, on Monday, July 26, at 7 p.m..“Please plan to patronize this fine establishment in true Republican fashion,” secretary Roberta Kurth said. “Come and be part of the positive buzz that is exciting Republicans across the nation...

19th 'Sail for Leukemia' July 25-26

Jul 16, 2015
On Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26, the Lake City Yacht Club will be sponsoring the 19th annual “Go Sailing for Leukemia” fund-raiser.  The Yacht Club covers all expenses for the charity event so that 100 percent of the money raised goes to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America to...

New center looks for a new logo

Jul 16, 2015
The Lake Pepin Interpretive Centre (LPIC) committee is having a logo idea contest with prizes valued at over $500.The LPIC is being planned for the old Conoco station site, across from Fiesta Foods on Lakeshore Drive. The center will be a visual and interactive destination for people interested in...

RR crossings to be closed temporarily

Jul 16, 2015
Canadian Pacific Rail is planning to perform work in Lake City requiring road closures for the following locations and dates:• 332nd Street rail crossing, near Triple R Sales, beginning the week of July 20.• Grant St. (Goodhue County Rd. 5) rail crossing the week of July 27.• Lakewood Ave. (Wabasha...

High School bands' spring Pops Concert is Thursday

Apr 30, 2015
The Lake City High School concert bands will present their annual Pops Concert on Thursday May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln Auditorium.Featured groups will include the Junior, Cadet, and Senior Bands. The music selection will include features from disco dance music, modern pop legends, and movie...

Artist finds ideas, space in the country

Feb 6, 2015
Kjellgren Alkire says his rural Lake City environment and community are two of the main inspirations for his art exhibit, “Long Haul,” on display through Feb. 22 at the Rochester Art Center. “I am really interested in language and agriculture and its subcultures,” he said. The exhibit is a mix of...
Deb Dose is refocusing Fashion Statement, the wedding alterations business she operates out of her Lake City home.

Brides' designer to cut back on other alterations

Feb 6, 2015
With a workload bursting at the seams, Deb Dose has decided to make some alterations to her home alterations business. Beginning March 1, her business, Fashion Statement, will only make alterations on wedding gowns, flower girl dresses and the dresses of brides’ mothers. That means she’ll no longer...

Fishing Pool 4 Mississippi

Sep 18, 2014
Fishing the Mississippi


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