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Senators hear city's bonding pitch

Nov 13, 2019
City representatives kept what they hope is a winning formula for their second presentation to lawmakers with sway over the city’s request for about $3.4 million from the state for waterfront and infrastructure improvements. The location, the speakers, the speeches, even the local baked goods were...

Who has the right of way at uncontrolled intersections?

Nov 13, 2019
Lake City City Administrator Rob Keehn told the Lake City City Council Monday that he’s heard some myths about who has the right-of-way when vehicles encounter one-another at an uncontrolled intersection. In most cases, the vehicle that arrives at the intersection first has the right-of-way, he...

City to make another bonding pitch to lawmakers Nov. 7

Nov 7, 2019
Lake City officials made their pitch to the Minnesota House capital investment committe on Oct. 22, now it’s the senate’s turn. Members of the state senate’s capital investment committee were scheduled to visit Lake City just before 10 a.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 7) to hear the city’s proposal for...

Refinancing puts school levy in flux

Nov 7, 2019
Lake City Public School’s property tax might differ from what residents see on their tax statements. At a special meeting on Sept. 25 the school board voted 5-0 to set the levy at the maximum and to add $200 per pupil unit of local option revenue. The state has offered districts the opportunity...

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars at WideSpot Nov. 9

Nov 6, 2019
Pat Donohue brings the Prairie All Star Stars to the confines of WideSpot Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 9 for an evening of music.  The band is comprised of regional greats, who performed together on A Prairie Home Companion as the house band.The band includes Pat on acoustic guitar, Dan Newton...

Integrative medicine session covers CBD

Nov 6, 2019
Understanding the myths and facts about Cannabidiol (CBD) will be the focus of Saint Elizabeth’s next Integrative Medicine Session on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Wabasha.Soleil Arrieta, MD, Integrative and Family Medicine specialist with Saint...

Eagle Center to offer veterans free admission

Oct 30, 2019
Beginning on Saturday, Nov. 9, all veterans and active-duty members of the military will receive complimentary admission to the National Eagle Center in observance of Veterans Day. Complimentary admission will continue through Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11.The National Eagle Center has worked...

Pedestrian traffic accidents are rare in Lake City, but concerns remain

Oct 30, 2019
Around the United States, traffic fatalites are on the rise. According to a Governors Highway Safety Association report, 6,227 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2018, the most since 1990. In Lake City, accidents between cars and pedestrians or non-motorized vehicles have been rare....

Safe routes to school planning underway

Oct 30, 2019
This spring, Lake City Public Schools was one of five recipients of a planning assistance grant as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) Safe Routes to School Program. Safe Routes to School is an international program designed to promote walking and biking to school as a way...

Standoff ends in two arrests

Oct 30, 2019
Two people were arrested following a nearly two-hour standoff at a Lake City residence Wednesday morning, according to the Lake City Police Department. Police surrounded a home on North High Street Oct. 30 at about 8 a.m. looking for a man with a felony warrant for probation violation and drugs....

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