Opinion

City should encourage curb sharing

Aug 5, 2015
To the editor:I saw the nice article in the Rochester paper last weekend about stuff for free and I think putting things out for others to use is such a great idea.  My friend shared a nice computer desk she no longer needed by putting it out near the street. It was quickly taken by a very...

Red Cross drive garners 101 units of blood

Aug 5, 2015
To the editor:Thank you to all donors who participated in the Red Cross Bloodmobile drive held on July 30 and July 31 in Lake City.  A total of 101 units of blood were collected.We wish to thank the United Methodist Church for the use of their building, the people who called the donors, the set up...

City should be impartial to all

Aug 5, 2015
To the editor:I have never written a letter to you before and I am sure how to start.  I guess by saying I am a violator  I am guilty of violating one our great city’s ordinances.I received a letter from Megan Smith stating I was in violation of Lake City municipal code: boat parked on lawn area.“...

Marina is great, town is lacking

Jul 30, 2015
To the editor: Every once in a while, I feel compelled to write. This is one of those times because I can’t believe what’s been going on with our city. To begin with: why do we need a new study done? We have had studies done in the past and spent considerable amounts of monies on them and have we...

Working together makes big success

Jul 30, 2015
To the editor: Joan and I would like to give a big thumbs up to the Lake City Sportman’s Club. This last weekend they hosted a wedding for over 350 guests. John Brinkman and the volunteers from the club did a terrific job with the planning and execution of the event. John Brinkman told us that they...

The Old Curmudgeon - 7-30-15

Jul 30, 2015
The Old Curmudgeon takes this opportunity to alert you to the fact that Mark Twain will be making a return appearance in the Read’s Landing school house on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. The Wabasha County Historical Society is very proud of the outcome of the major refurbishing that has taken place on...

Tail Wags the dog at marina

Jul 22, 2015
To the editor:The Marina Board is not, I repeat not, elected.Why are they so powerful?Maybe there should be a recall of some of the newly elected City Council members.I know I would have voted differently.The marina does not define Lake City. Yes it is an asset but the lake is more than the marina...

Disappointed administrator is leaving

Jul 22, 2015
To the editor: Often our City Council takes action in a closed session and the public is left to wonder because the details of its discussion are not made public. This was the case last week when our city administrator chose to have his annual review conducted in a closed meeting versus an open...

Everyone needs to get involved

Jul 16, 2015
To the editor:At the Lake City Council meeting July 13, I delivered the following during the “public forum” portion:I’m here tonight to ask the City Council to reconsider what Lake City should be doing to pull itself out of its economic slump and how the city should be spending the city’s precious...

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