Opinion

Letter: Appoint Jeff Brand marina administrator

May 24, 2018
To the editor: Watching the video of the May 14 City Council meeting via the internet, we were surprised to see the level of opposition to the council decision to seek a new marina administrator internally, rather than conducting an expensive search to replace current Administrator Mark Lutjen...

Developmental Acheivement Center is not what you may think

May 24, 2018
What is a Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) anyway? Many people throughout our river valley communities may not have a clue what a DAC is. Others easily associate us with county, state or government agencies, as we are officially named “Wabasha County” DAC. We are a completely separate...

Halvorson: Depression food was simple but ample

May 24, 2018
During the depression everyone was struggling to make ends meet. When I look back our meals were pretty simple.We ate lots of bread and milk. Mom’s home baked bread and milk from the neighbor’s cow. We loved bread soaked in warm milk sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. Rice was another staple...

Letter: Downtown improvements call for a big thank you

May 24, 2018
To the editor, It’s great to see the facelifts in downtown Lake City. Last week driving into town on Highway 61, I could not help but notice the continued improvements to the former Big Bear location. Tom and Mary Jane Rasmussen deserve a big thank you for investing in the property and investing...

Letter: Golden goose lays an ambulance

May 24, 2018
To the editor: I read in last week’s Graphic that the Lake City Ambulance Service got a beautiful new Ford ambulance. It looks like a great ambulance to save lives with and to service Lake City citizens. According to the Lake City Graphic, it cost $199,000 and guess where the funds came from? On a...

Friends: Little free library docked near marina and loaded with cargo

May 24, 2018
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library would like to remind residents and visitors about the Little Free Library located in McCahill Park. The Little Free Library is maintained and stocked by the Friends as a service to the community. The Little Free Library project began in Hudson, Wis., in...

Letter: U.S. Reps must listen to all constituents, not just supporters

May 24, 2018
To the editor: The so-called town hall meeting held in Wabasha last Saturday by District 2 Representative Jason Lewis was a farce. Announcement of the meeting was primarily limited to Representative Lewis’ website which mainly reaches his own supporters. In order to be admitted to the meeting,...

Letter: Lions White Cane event raises money for blindness

May 23, 2018
To the editor:On Saturday, May 5, during the 100-mile garage sale, Lake City Lions conducted an annual event known as “White Cane Day”. This event was held to create public awareness of blindness and eye diseases, and to collect donations to assist those who are afflicted with this medical problem...

Rep. Haley: Bipartisanship evident in omnibus bills

May 16, 2018
It’s hard to believe that little over a week remains until our constitutionally required session adjournment date of May 21. We started session with two clear priorities: addressing tax conformity and vetting various bonding projects to address critical infrastructure needs. When we convened in...

Letter: Save parking for customers

May 16, 2018
To the editor: Thirty years in business! We have been truly blessed to live half of our lives in such a beautiful community and proudly call Lake City our adopted hometown. To continue success for our local businesses we need our customers. Customers need a place to park. It has unfortunately...

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