Halvorson: What time is it?

Nov 14, 2018
I’ve been surrounded by clocks all my adult life. My father repaired clocks and my husband repaired clocks. Somehow I ended up surrounded by clocks and no one to repair them. I finally gave in and found someone to repair, clean and adjust all my clocks. At last they are all running smoothly,...

Halvorson: Bread Pudding

Nov 8, 2018
Mom’s bread pudding, I can still smell it! That was dessert many a cold night during the depression. There were always lots of crusts and dry bread in our large household. Mom never let anything go to waste.That was probably true in most families during the depression. I was surprised when a new...

Letter: Thank you candidates

Nov 8, 2018
To the editor: As our election season ends for 2018, it’s time to remember to thank the candidates. Whether they ran for a school, township, city, county, state or federal position. It takes courage to put your name and beliefs on the line. We all strive to make this world a better place for...

Tips for staying safe this winter

Nov 8, 2018
From Wabasha County Emergency Management Winter Weather Awareness Week is Nov. 5 – 9. Wabasha County and your local emergency management offices would like to remind you of some important information. Facts: • Many people drown each year when they fall through the ice. • Approximately sixty-...

Veterans are a symbol of the freedoms we enjoy

Nov 8, 2018
Celebrated the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, it signaled Armistice Day the end of World War I. Can you imagine the optimism of that day? … When it was called the war to end all wars! If only that had been true, there would not have been a Pearl Harbor, Bataan Death March, Normandy...

Halvorson: Apples and fleeting youth

Nov 1, 2018
How long has it been since you’ve tasted home made applesauce? I’d forgotten just how good it tasted. A gift from a friend reminded me. That brought back memories of when we were kids. One of the yearly rituals was snitching apples from the neighbors’ trees. The neighborhood kids would get...

Letter: Five ways to love your library

Nov 1, 2018
To the editor: AmazonSmile - Sign up for AmazonSmile and designate the Friends of the Lake City Public Library as your charitable organization. Every time you shop 0.5 percent of your purchases will go towards the Friends! Give to the Max Day! Nov. 15 - Go to the GiveMN.org website on Nov. 15 and...

Letter: Letter was uninformed and distasteful

Nov 1, 2018
To the editor: I feel the need to correct a couple of things that were stated by Dan Coyle. My personal obligations and self-interest are for that of the people of Lake City. However, providing for my family will always be first. The council meetings are the same day every month, so I would be...

SMIF Chief: Moving the needle in southern Minnesota

Nov 1, 2018
Autumn is one of my favorite times of year – not just because of the beautiful colors, but because it means it’s time for our Annual Luncheon. At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), this luncheon is an opportunity for more than 200 of our partners to come together from across our 20-...

Letter: Questions need answers before trailers move

Nov 1, 2018
To the editor: Let’s see: move the nine mobile homes (MH) to the point. What has to be accomplished: Determine the location for each MH. Remove some trees on the point and possibly the basketball/pickleball court. Construct new sewer, water and electrical connections. Move each MH (at what cost...


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