Opinion

Looking ahead to 2019: Lake City Chamber of Commerce

Jan 17, 2019
Happy New Year! We are excited for the year ahead and could not be happier with all the amazing things that occurred in 2018. We made some big changes in 2018 including moving our chamber office to a new location, creating new educational opportunities for members and citizens, revitalizing the...

Halvorson: Small Town, Minn.

Jan 17, 2019
When I think back to my childhood where else could a child experience such diversity? We played kick the can, run sheep run, I’ll draw the frying pan, and inny anny over. We had the lake for swimming, fishing and boating and the play park with wonderful equipment for the whole family. There was a...

Looking ahead to 2019 - Lake City Sportsman's Club

Jan 17, 2019
If you haven’t been to the Lake City Sportsman’s Club (LCSC) in the last seven years, you’re in for a surprise. Recent years have brought big changes to the clubhouse, including renovated upstairs and downstairs bar areas, two new decks overlooking Lake Pepin, and many more updates. As we look...

Task group forms to push for interpretive center

Jan 17, 2019
We have a dream to create a Lake Pepin Interpretive Center in Lake City and have shared our ideas with the Historical Society, Economic Development Authority (EDA), and Destination Lake City (DLC) organizations. We are now in the process of forming a task group and welcome input from the entire...

Looking ahead - Lake City Tourism Bureau

Jan 17, 2019
Lake City Tourism Bureau, Inc. is a non-profit corporation operated by a dedicated group of volunteers. Our Mission is to “improve and enhance the Lake City economy by attracting tourism and promoting tourism based businesses and activities.” Funding for our efforts is provided by a 3 percent “...

Letter: Resolve to donate blood in 2019

Jan 16, 2019
To the editor:As we entered the 2019 new year, many resolutions were made for assorted reasons.  Some were personal improvement plans; some were related to opportunities to help others.  A great resolution to add to that list would be to donate blood.  During the 2018 calendar year, 378 units were...

January is radon action month

Jan 9, 2019
Over half of homes in Goodhue County that have been tested for radon have dangerous levels, compared to two in five in Minnesota. State health officials say every home should be tested and the best time to test is during the heating season.Radon is an odorless, radioactive gas that occurs naturally...

Scholarship encourages education in sustainable agriculture practices

Jan 9, 2019
Editor’s note: To kick off 2019, The Graphic is publishing short articles from local organizations and groups to raise awareness about their activities in the coming year. People who want to submit an article and, optionally, a photo, can email it news@lakecitygraphic.com. Submissions are subject...

Letter: A fine kettle of funds

Jan 9, 2019
To the editor:While 2018 had ups and downs for most of us, and significant ones for many, I am happy to report one constant has again been the very generous local support of the “Red Kettle” for The Salvation Army.The character in Green, commonly known as “Tooley,” again deserves special thanks for...

Stars

Jan 9, 2019
The window above my bed  faces north and I watch the Big Dipper as it moves across  the sky. It seems to rise from the lake and disappear when the north star appears in the early morning.I remember as kids we would lay on our backs and count the stars.As I get older and sleep less and less I spend...

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