Letter: Selling public safety building property would be shortsighted

Jul 17, 2019
To the editor: Last Monday’s City Council meeting again addressed the future for the former Public Safety property. Whether the existing structure has a viable use has been summarized as “no.” But the Council is weighing selling the building for some undetermined use when the downtown as a whole,...

Letter: Trailers must be moved to realize area's full potential

Jul 17, 2019
To the editor: Most residents, and I expect all renting trailer lots from Lake City, understand the city is a business with real competition. Most know a very small portion of Ohuta Park and the trailer point is being considered for changes to enhance and strengthen Lake City. Readers should...

A ‘privilege and honor’ to escort Tiger band

Jul 10, 2019
An email to Paul Holland:Paul — I want to thank you and your band for  coming to St. Louis to participate in our parade on July 4. I was impressed with your personal enthusiasm—talking to the patrons watching the parade and handing out flags—as well as the different movements of your band members...

Letter: Thanks for making flags a success

Jul 10, 2019
To the editor: The fourth annual Flags of Valor project was a huge success again this year with a 700 American flag display along the Riverwalk over Water Ski Days. Thank you to all who contributed by making a donation in honor or in memory of someone dear to them. Thanks to all the volunteers...

Letter: 2019 car show was a great success

Jul 3, 2019
To the editor: On June 29 the Lake City Lakesters Car Club and the Lake City Lions held the annual car show in conjunction with Water Ski Days. The car show, due to all of the fine help by both clubs, was a huge success with 120 cars attending the show. The show is always a great success because...

Letter: Incomplete Goodhue County Board has ceased to function

Jul 3, 2019
To the editor: The Goodhue County Board is now a non-functioning board. The absence of a commissioner for First District negatively affects all Goodhue County districts. In memory of and in respect for the service of former Commissioner Allen, a temporary appointment must be made until the...

Letter: Tell park planners to consider keeping nine trailers in place

Jul 3, 2019
To the editor: Below is the letter residents of Marina Point sent to the city council and the mayor: We are writing you as members of the Lake City community who love and appreciate this city by the lake, and care about its vitality and its future. Specifically, we wish to address Ohuta Park and...

Letter: Circle of Life runner appreciates volunteers for their kindness

Jul 3, 2019
To the editor:I want to give a big thank you to the volunteers, directors and sponsors of the 12th annual Circle of Life races.  I  had the opportunity to run the half marathon this last weekend and talk to a fellow runner, Teal Clark, who drove all the way from Arkansas to run the half.  She...

Letter: Council made the wrong decision about street repairs

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: A special thanks to the Graphic on the article in the June 13 paper about citizens trying to get streets repaired. Pine Grove Lane and Lilac Lane were put on a resurfacing plan in 2017 to be reclaimed. I went to meetings of the City Council to understand why streets that were noted...

Letter: Smiles, warmth greeted Tour de Pepin rider

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: Lake City and the surrounding communities sure know how to welcome guests! I recently traveled from Laramie, Wyo., to participate in the Tour de Pepin cycling event. I want to thank every volunteer, community, fellow rider, and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce for hosting such a...


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