Letter: Events, not 'Field of Dreams,' will bring people to Lake City

Oct 23, 2019
Editor’s note: This letter was originally sent to the members of the Lake City City Council on Oct. 20. The author has submitted it as a letter to the editor.   Dear council member: I understand your desire to increase the utilization of Ohuta Park by citizens of Lake City and beyond. I also would...

Anderson: Truth in Taxation begins long before hearings

Oct 23, 2019
The notice of proposed property tax, also known as a “Truth-in-taxation” (TNT) notice, shows Minnesota property owners an estimate of how much the property tax bill will be in the following year. The Goodhue Finance and Taxpayer Services Office is required by law to prepare and mail these notices...

Child Support 101

Oct 16, 2019
Did you know that during FFY 2018, the Minnesota Child Support Program (through county and state child support offices) provided services to over 340,000 parents and over 235,000 children? And did you know that over $434 million dollars was collected for ongoing support, which was roughly 74.9...

Being prepared eases minds during disasters

Oct 16, 2019
Disasters can be defined as a sudden, calamitous event that seriously disrupts the functioning of a community or society and causes human, material, and economic or environmental losses that exceed the community’s or society’s ability to cope using its own resources.Disasters we see in the news...

Letter: Leash your dog

Oct 16, 2019
To the editor: Keep dogs on their leash. Show some respect for your neighbors. Ken Lyons Lake City

Letter: Letters generate ideas

Oct 16, 2019
To the Editor: The minute The Lake City Graphic newspaper comes, I sit down and read it from page one to the last page. I am so interested in what’s happening in our place in the world. I am especially interested in the letters to the editor feature each week. They were very informative and...

Library’s 40-plus friends to mark friends of the library week

Oct 16, 2019
With the 14th annual Friends of the Library Week slated for Oct. 20-26, the 4,427 national Friends’ groups are in full support of the work of the American Library Association/United for Libraries and the countless local libraries they assist across the nation. Friends of the Library groups...

Student writing: All-school play under new direction

Oct 9, 2019
Every year brings winds of change in all programs at Lincoln High School of Lake City, Minnesota. For better or worse, new administration usually remodels them the most. This year, Ms. Wait stepped down from directing the All School Play after 12 years. Ms. Rogness, an experienced drama instructor...

Letter: City should follow its own example with former public safety building site

Oct 9, 2019
To the editor: Lake City residents hear it often: Lake City is so beautiful! In fact, it’s accepted wisdom that Lake City attracts newcomers and pleases residents with its beauty. When over 100 years ago, residents built a city hall so impressive it rivaled, even surpassed, many a county...

Grisim: Everyone plays a role in school bus safety

Oct 9, 2019
Riding the school bus is a great way to get children to and from school. It’s a lot safer than other methods of transportation and provides access to school for about 26 million students each year. However, there are still risk factors associated with riding the bus that parents, children and...


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