Sports

Girls 16U softball wins state title

Aug 17, 2016
On Aug. 6 the Lake City Summer Heat 16 and under (16U) fast pitch softball team won the state tournament in Austin. The team started the day with a 15-3 win over New London-Spicer. The next game was against a familiar foe from the regular season, Albert Lea. The Summer Heat dug themselves an 8-2...

Boys soccer opens season Aug. 25

Aug 17, 2016
The Lake City boys soccer team will begin their season at home against Plainview-Elgin-Millville on Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. at Bill Kieffer Field.  Leading the Tigers this year will be eight seniors. Pictured from left : Albin Fuente, Xavier Perez-Sollis, Andrew Ohde, James Melrose, Gary Schaal...

Sun shines on 10th Hebert tourney

Aug 17, 2016
Aside from celebrating a milestone anniversary there were a couple of other new things this year at the Tony Hebert Memorial Tournament.  For the first time ever the tournament was held on a Saturday and it contained two flights.  The tournament started its first flight at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday,...

Open doubles tennis tournament is Aug. 20

Aug 10, 2016
The third annual Lake City Tennis Connection open doubles tennis tournament will be Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Lincoln High School tennis courts. Check-in for teams is at 8:30 a.m. The format is round robin doubles. All skill levels are welcome to participate. It’s not necessary to arrange a...

Youth 2 on 2 sand volleybal tourney held

Aug 10, 2016
Lake City’s first youth two on two sand volleyball tournament was held on Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Peter’s Park courts.Organizer Jessica Brunn has been bringing her daughters to sand volleyball tournaments in the metro area for the past two summers and decided to bring the experience home for local...

Schultz wins third Lake City Invitational

Aug 4, 2016
Cory Schultz of Owatonna captured his third Lake City Invitational Championship Sunday at the Lake City Golf Club.  Schultz fired a 45-hole total of 183 to win by six shots over past champion Alex Wallerich of Lake City and Brad Scheel of Wabasha.  Last year’s winner Mark Kennedy fishished in...

Deer populations increasing

Aug 3, 2016
Steadily growing deer populations may produce more deer sightings and slightly more harvest opportunities for hunters during the 2016 season, although one-deer limits remain in place for much of the state. “Hunters can look forward to seeing the growth in local deer populations following two years...

Learn to hunt program geared toward adults

Aug 3, 2016
Even though putting locally sourced meat in the freezer is one goal of many who begin deer hunting as adults, stories abound of new hunters finding friends, creating family traditions and gaining profound experiences of connection with the outdoors. Adults who are new to hunting and want to learn...

New restrictions on deer carcasses entering the state

Aug 3, 2016
Starting this fall, hunters can no longer bring whole deer carcasses into Minnesota from anywhere in North America. This restriction includes all members of the deer family (deer, elk, moose and caribou). Previously, the restriction only applied to animals harvested in areas of North America where...

CWD testing could limit phone and internet deer registration

Aug 3, 2016
Southeastern Minnesota hunters in the 300 series deer permit areas should be aware that the Department of Natural Resources will be testing for chronic wasting disease (CWD) during the fall 2016 deer season. The 300 series permit area includes Goodhue and Wabasha Counties. Most testing will happen...

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