American Legion

50-year American Legion awards

Jun 12, 2019
50-year American Legion membership awards were presented to brothers Larry and Lee Leonhardt by Millville American Legion Post 579 commander Don Sexton and membership director Dick Grobe following the Memorial Day program on May 27. Both Larry and Lee are Vietnam veterans. From left: Grobe, Lee...

Still time to donate for Flags of Valor

Jun 5, 2019
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Flags of Valor project is planned again this year for Waterski Days. 700 American flags will be displayed along the Riverwalk from Ohuta Park north to the Willows from June 26 to June 30. There is still time to make a donation of $10 and have a...

Legion presents awards

May 29, 2019

Pillow cleaning to be Sept. 20 at Legion

Sep 12, 2018
The American Legion Auxiliary invites everyone to Carlson’s Pillow Cleaning Service on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Legion clubrooms on South Washington Street in Lake City.Pillows will be cleaned, deodorized, sanitized and fluffed.  This is a mobile unit offering same day...

Legion celebrates members’ county honor

Aug 29, 2018
Louis McCahill Post 110 acknowledged Post 110 member Paul Garry (seated) who received the Wabasha County Fair co-county citizen of the year award. Also recognized in sharing the County award was another Post 110 member Dorie Schmauss, who was not in attendance. Presenting the recognition are Post...

Legion celebrates accomplishments

Aug 29, 2018
American Legion District One Vice Commander Andru Peters (right) is presenting to the Louis McCahill Post 110 awards the post received at the 100th Anniversary Minnesota Department Convention in Rochester. Receiving on behalf of Post 110 for the 2017-2018 membership award is post membership officer...

Lake City becomes a ‘Purple Heart Community’

Aug 22, 2018
Representatives from local, regional, and state veterans groups were on hand Aug. 16 to watch the Lake City City Council unanimously approve a motion to make the city a “Purple Heart Community.” The designation honors members of the U.S. armed forces who received the Purple Heart for being wounded...

Legion presents school safety awards

May 31, 2018
Lake City American Legion Louis McCahill Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 recognized and awarded a certificate of appreciation to the Bluff View students involved in the school safety and bus patrol program at a presentation program at Bluff View Elementary School on Wednesday, May 23. Going...

Memorial Day is about selflessness

May 31, 2018
Scenes from area memorial day observances.

Wabasha County to become 'Purple Heart' county

Apr 11, 2018
Wabasha County will become a “Purple Heart County” Tuesday, April 17, at 9 a.m. in the County Board committee meeting room in Wabasha. A bill before the state legislature permits cities and counties to do the following: 1. Designate itself as a Purple Heart county or city; 2. Reserve parking space...

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