Underground fault causes early morning power outage

Jul 5, 2023
Residential power had been mostly restored by 9 a.m. Monday, July 3, following an early morning power outage in Lake City. Lake City Public Works Director Scott Jensen said it was a fairly large outage that began around 3 a.m. City electric crews were still searching for an underground fault, he...

Sealcoat work underway in Wabasha County

Jul 5, 2023
Sealcoat work was scheduled to begin approximately Wednesday, July 5, on several Wabasha County roads, according to the Wabasha County Highway Department. All work is expected to be completed within 1 week. Roads will remain open to traffic, but traffic restrictions, traffic delays, loose gravel...

UPDATED: Big honking pursuit ends in Lake City

Jul 5, 2023
An incident that began with a report of someone honking their horn at a residence in rural Red Wing led to multiple pursuits in Goodhue and Wabasha County and a possible stolen vehicle in Lake City on June 28. According to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO), they received a report around 1...

UPDATED: Supt. Wright begins tenure with meet and greet events

Jul 5, 2023
Now that Ariana Wright is officially Superintendent of Lake City Public Schools, she’s scheduled several community meet and greet events both at the district office at Lincoln High School and out in the community. The first is coffee with the superintendent today (July 6) from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in...

Two injured in Zumbro Falls crash

Jun 28, 2023
Two people were injured in a crash in Zumbro Falls on Highway 63 just south of the Highway 60 intersection on Sunday, June 25, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At about 1:35 p.m., a 2022 Buick Regal was northbound on Highway 63 when it collided with a 2011 Chevy Avalanche headed south. The...

Lake City man accused of exploitation, neglect

Jun 28, 2023
A Lake City man is charged with five felonies and one gross misdemeanor for the alleged financial exploitation and criminal neglect of his elderly mother, also of Lake City. Michael Dean Ladoucer, 55, faces two counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult, one count of financial...

City seeking code enforcer

Jun 28, 2023
The City of Lake City is looking for a part-time employee whose main focus would be enforcement of zoning and nuisance abatement. The City Council approved the position at its June 12 meeting. “The City expects to use this person to be primary staff person working on enforcement actions in the...

One injured after motorcycle crash

Jun 21, 2023
One person was injured after the motorcycle they were driving left the road and crashed in West Albany Township on Thursday, June 15, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound on Minnesota Highway 60 at about 4:50 p.m. when in left the road and crashed...

County approves Greenfield Township plat

Jun 21, 2023
Wabasha County Supervisors on June 13 approved a preliminary plat request by Troy Baker to create three lots on a parcel at 14419 63rd St. in Greenfield Township. The 9.95-acre parcel is zoned R-1 (Rural Residential District). The plat will have four new parcels that include Tract A (3.05 acres),...

Detour ahead for travelers between Lake City and Red Wing

Jun 21, 2023
A sign announcing the impending closure of U.S. Highway 61 between Lake City and Red Wing has been erected at the intersection of Hwy. 61 and Park Street in Lake City. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will resurface approximately 10 miles of Hwy. 61 between Lake City and Red Wing...


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