Opinion

Letter: Answers wanted on park plans

Sep 18, 2019
To the editor: With regard to the three plans for Ohuta park shown in the Graphic a few weeks ago, I don’t understand what you’re trying to accomplish. None of the plans change anything other than moving things around. What’s wrong with the current layout? It’s completely functional. Why would...

Letter: Efforts of many made city 'the place to be'

Sep 18, 2019
To the editor: This past week and weekend our town was the place to be. The efforts of many organizations and numerous volunteer hours of dedicated folks created fun, interest and unique experiences for folks of all ages. The award-winning documentary “Decoding the Driftless” was shown to an over...

Letter: Park is asking for more use

Sep 18, 2019
To the editor: As many are aware, the Lake City City Council is trying to move forward with some needed and desired changes in Patton Park. The council is being asked to consider differing ideas. Some to simply repair the gazebo, due its remaining original historical significance. Others,...

Letter: 'Warrior Art' program needed in Lake City

Sep 12, 2019
To the editor: The September VFW magazine contained an article about “Warrior Art.” Every veteran from every war, going back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, has experienced the trauma of war and has stories to tell. I will never forget the day in 1967 when I got to know a teenaged Minnesota...

Letter: Grants available for homeless initiative

Sep 11, 2019
To the editor:The United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties’ Strategic Funding Initiative issues a Request for Proposals from organizations seeking to address homelessness.Through a recent needs assessment, United Way identified that housing is the current most daunting social crises in...

Letter: City moves two steps forward

Sep 5, 2019
To the editor: With warm and sunny conditions Lake City moved two steps forward this summer. By forward I am referring to the front page news articles that appeared in the Aug. 22 issue of the Lake City Graphic. To refresh your memory the headlines were “1,500 frolic on lakefront” and “the Council...

Letter: Many to thank after successful hog roast

Aug 29, 2019
To the editor: Thanks to all of you who came to our Bethany Lutheran church Hog Roast on Saturday. We served over 250 people. All proceeds go right back to our community. Also I can’t forget to thank all of my fellow members who work so hard to make this such an successful event every year. Some...

Growing the local foods economy

Aug 28, 2019
This time of year, the farmers’ markets are rich with local vegetables, berries, meats, breads and jams. It’s a visual testament to the abundance of our region and the ever-growing local foods economy that is sustained by consumers who want to buy directly from area farmers. At Southern Minnesota...

Letter: Detours will be disastrous to Lake City small businesses

Aug 14, 2019
To the editor: I saw an article in the Graphic (“2020 detours detailed at manufacturers luncheon” on Aug. 1) that when they replace our Highway 61 from our four-lane road to a 1920s two-lane road that they are going to close the highway downtown during construction. That would be disastrous to...

Letter: City should keep public safety building land

Aug 8, 2019
To the editor: I have been mulling over in my mind the idea of having the hardware store build on the space where the public safety building is now. I just don’t think it is the best place for them and I feel very strongly that the city should keep that land for the future needs of the community....

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