St. Elizabeth’s is recognized as breastfeeding-friendly

Nov 13, 2019
Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center has been named a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for its contributions to the health of breastfeeding employees and their babies.MDH recognizes workplaces and county health departments that have demonstrated their...

Great River Homes recognizes dance team as a Good Neighbor

Nov 13, 2019
Great River Homes, Inc. recognized the Lincoln High School dance team at the annual Providers’ Network Good Neighbor Banquet on Nov. 6.  The dance team was recognized as a Good Neighbor for including Charlene Soteros as a guest choreographer at their practice sessions.  Charlene is always welcomed...

Chamber presents first dollar to BooKoo Baits

May 22, 2019
BooKoo Baits Company recently received their First Dollar of Clear Profit from Chamber ambassadors. From left: Kathy Jo Rodester, Lakeshore Agency; Nick Meyer, owner/operator of BooKoo Baits; Liz Carlstrom, Hearth and Home Technologies; and Robyn Udenberg, North Risk Partners. With fishing as his...

Zimmerman honored by wrestling family

Feb 26, 2019
Vern Zimmerman of Lake City was presented with the Bob Dunagan Award for table worker of the year at the section wrestling tournament.

Preservation award presented to Carons

Dec 12, 2018
The city’s Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) has awarded a certificate of merit to Ken and Sue Caron (left), owners of the home at 204 West Lyon Avenue.   The award was presented to the Carons by commissioners Katie Himanga and Don Schwartz (right), on behalf of the HPC.    Notable...

Chamber presents PMI with 25-year award

Nov 14, 2018
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff presented a 25-year award to Pepin Manufacturing Inc. (PMI). Pepin Manufacturing, Inc. is a privately owned and operated IS0-13485/CE certified full service contract manufacturer located in Lake City. Since 1993, PMI has been providing custom...

Smith earns 3rd team all-state

May 2, 2018
Tiger bowler Sam Smith was awarded third team all-state for girls high school bowling.  Sam finished with a fill percentage of 84.95 percent and finished 12th in the state.  The top 15 bowlers earned all-state.  Sam was also part of the southeast Minnesota first team that won the all-conference...

VFW Auxiliary named “Auxiliary of the Year”

Dec 27, 2017
Lake City VFW Post 8729 Auxiliary was named “Auxiliary of the Year” in 2017 by the Department of Minnesota in the First District for its outstanding services to veterans and their families and to the VFW programs.  The criteria for this award was attendance at all department and district meetings,...
—Photo by Michelle Bremer

Lincoln seniors feted with AAA award

Dec 27, 2017
Established in 1988, the award, popularly known as the Triple “A” Award, recognizes and rewards high school seniors from across the state for their achievements in the classroom, the arts and athletics. To qualify for the award, students must have a “B” or better grade point average and participate...

Brown receives AMEM advocate award

Sep 27, 2017
Association of Minnesota Emergency Managers (AMEM) President Christopher Muller announced at the annual awards banquet that Thomas Brown was awarded the 2017 Emergency Management Advocate AwardAMEM’s Emergency Management Advocate Award is presented for exceptional support of emergency management by...


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