Gingham aprons from Lake City

Dec 16, 2020
Sparked by early family tradition in Lake City: Waking to the smell of bacon, strong black coffee, and something sweet; Coming down the stairs to Grandma Elizabeth’s warm kitchen; Donned in her gingham apron, She waited for her grandkids’ elation, Frosted gingerbread cookies await.   Two lovely...

Fire department grateful for support after member’s death

Dec 9, 2020
On Oct. 27, the Lake City Fire Department experienced one of our darkest days when we lost active duty firefighter Clayton Brandt. Over the days and weeks that followed, we were humbled to watch the citizens of Lake City, the business community, and fire community come together in support of...

Gift shopping is an opportunity to help keep the community strong

Dec 2, 2020
Want more bang for your buck this holiday season? As you plan your Christmas shopping this year, consider doing it right here in Lake City. Besides getting a present for your loved one, you will be helping to keep our community strong. It is no secret small businesses are struggling in these...

Labels like addict or alcoholic can hurt recovery process

Dec 2, 2020
Today we challenge the lie that people have to label themselves as an addict or alcoholic to successfully recover. There is no research that indicates people are more likely to recover from a substance use disorder if they label themselves as anything. However, there is research that shows...

Shop local this holiday season

Dec 2, 2020
This time of year is traditionally a time of giving. Minnesotans in particular are known for their charitable contributions – a fact that was solidified recently during Give to the Max Day when Minnesotans set a record by giving more than $30 million to local schools and nonprofits. In addition to...

County Historical Society offers gift memberships

Nov 25, 2020
At this time for giving thanks, the Wabasha County Historical Society, Reads Landing School Museum is extremely grateful for the support received during this unprecedented year. During the shortened season this year, it was a pleasure to see so many visitors following COVID-19 guidelines. The...

Discourteous hunter’s mess sickened our dog

Nov 25, 2020
Late in the afternoon of Nov. 17 a deer hunter threw off deer remains (guts and hide) just below our driveway on the hill off 310th Avenue. Our dog found that mess, ate some of it and dragged the hide onto our house yard. Our dog is housed in our house garage and was sick overnight, vomiting and...

Last chance to get on the Christmas light list

Nov 25, 2020
You might say that 2020 has been a pretty challenging year. We need something to look forward to. Lake City Area Arts would like you to help light up Lake City. Put your outside decorations up and call or email me. We will put your address on a map and starting Dec. 4 folks can drive by and see...

Support for food shelf is appreciated

Nov 25, 2020
Our community has once again stepped up with their generous donations to the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in food for the Lake City Food Shelf. They delivered 1,131 pounds of food on Saturday morning. Even with the change of curbside delivery, we have been able to help those in need. Our volunteers...

County officials: Continue to take fight against COVID-19 seriously

Nov 18, 2020
Dear Goodhue County community members: Our communities have seen a rapid rise in individuals testing positive for COVID-19. During this unprecedented time, we remain deeply committed to the health and well-being of our residents, employees, and communities. We need everyone to continue to take the...


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