100 Mile Garage Sale

Garage sale is a family tradition for Schmidts

May 8, 2024
Klara Schmidt was making popcorn at her family’s garage sale in Lake City during the 100 Mile Garage sale last weekend. The Schimdts were celebrating their 20th garage sale event.-Photo by Ben Threinen

Garage sale weekend looms

May 1, 2024
It’s time once again for the 100 Mile Garage Sale. The sale officially begins Thursday, May 2 (today) and runs through Sunday, May 5, but several sales began earlier. “Fifteen historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages, and basements to create the most spectacular garage...

Come sale away

May 11, 2022
Local photographer Ben Thrienen provided views from way up high and down low of the 100 Mile Garage sale that included Lake City last weekend. Above is an aerial photo of the large sale at Smitty’s Campground on the north end of town. Below, a man in a cowbow hat walks up to a driveway sale...

It’s here again: 100 Mile Garage Sale weekend

May 4, 2022
Bargain hunters descend on the area as local sales abound to cater to them today (Thursday) through Sunday for the 100 Mile Garage Sale. Mississippi Valley Partners sponsors the annual event featuring garage sales from Hastings to Winona along both sides of the Mississippi River. This week’s Lake...

Playground project moving along thanks to community

Sep 30, 2020
St John’s Lutheran School garage sale committee held their annual sale on September 10-12 despite the “100 Mile Garage Sale” being cancelled. We want to thank everyone who volunteered their time and talents to make this event successful. We would like to thank everyone who donated items to our...

Warm, sunny weather greet garage salers

May 9, 2018
Garage sale shoppers browse the many tables of merchandise at a garage sale on the corner of Monroe Street and High Street Friday, May 4. Dozens of garage sales around Lake City joined scores more participating in the 100 Mile Garage Sale.-Photo by Ben Threinen

A few items left over after garage sale

May 11, 2016
Turns out you can sell just about anything, or try, in a yard sale. Andy Christian had a 27-foot sale boat for $1,500 and a smaller motorboat for $600 in front of the house next to the Sunset Motel, which he operates with his wife. Jean Furchner of Lake City sold her handmade pottery and other...

FFA plants are hot items

May 11, 2016
Pickings were getting a little thin as two customers looked over starter plants at the Lake City FFA plant sale in the greenhouse behind the tennis courts at Lincoln High School Saturday morning. The FFA chapter had a busy first two days of the sale, advisor Nicole Beucler said, thinning the...

Garage sale week(end) is here

May 4, 2016
The annual 100-mile Garage Sale begins today (Thursday) and runs through Sunday. There are 65  private garage sales advertised in this week’s Lake City Shopper and online at http://www.lakecitygraphic.com/shopper-5-3-16. Garage sales are held in communities on both sides of Lake Pepin from Red Wing...

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