Opinion

Chamber welcomes three businesses to Lake City

Oct 13, 2021
In September Lake City Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors joined at Active PT Sports and Physical Therapy, First Alliance Credit Union, and Kelly’s Lake House to welcome these businesses to Lake City and the Chamber with ribbon cutting and first dollar events. Active PT Sports and Physical...

Fall Fest a total success

Oct 13, 2021
I was out of town this weekend but was able to go to Johnny Appleseed Days on Sunday afternoon. A band was playing, food trucks were there, Junk Crush was busy selling, adults were sitting in chairs and kids were playing games. Our Patton Park was a wonderful place to be. Thank you all who were...

Join Kiwanis, help young people

Oct 13, 2021
Are you looking for an opportunity to do something significant in our community helping the young people and adults of our community in becoming our future local, state and national leaders, teaching them the importance of service to others. We at Lake City Kiwanis are part of a large Kiwanis...

Fire Dept: Learn the sounds of fire safety

Oct 6, 2021
The Lake City Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” This year’s campaign, October 3-9th, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can...

Economic development for entrepreneurs, communities

Sep 29, 2021
At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our founding in 1986, we have worked to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing early-stage investments, traditional loans, microloans,...

Protect police with COVID-19 precautions

Sep 29, 2021
If you truly “back the blue” as I do, mask up, get vaccinated, provide good airflow in buildings, and ensure physical distancing. The leading cause of death for police is COVID-19.

Apartment complex would degrade quality of life for neighbors

Sep 29, 2021
As a resident of Lake City, and a home owner whose residence is located at the corner of HiddenMeadow Lane and Hidden Court, I must strongly express my opposition to the proposed apartment building to be located on Hickory Way off of Hidden Meadow Lane here in Lake City. My opposition is based on...

Lake City Lions work at state fair

Sep 15, 2021
On Monday, Aug. 30, a group of six Lake City Lion members ventured north to the Minnesota State Fair. No, this was not a trip to sample foods or to partake in the vast array of events and shows offered there. The purpose of this trip, or one completely like it, has been going on for...

Join a once-in-a-lifetime celebration, Lake City’s 150th anniversary

Sep 15, 2021
Lake Citians enjoy celebrations. Consider marking your calendars for many months of events that will appeal to all ages. 2022 will be the celebration of a number of events such as the incorporation of Lake City as a city, the 100th celebration of the invention of waterskiing, and the 50th...

Police lobbyist: Grateful to Haley and Goggin

Sep 1, 2021
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association On behalf of our state’s police officers, corrections officers, and dispatchers, we’re writing to publicly say ‘thank you’ to Senator Mike Goggin and Representative Barb Haley for their steadfast support of increased public safety efforts during the...

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