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Watching a royal procession on Lake Pepin

Aug 14, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen captured this image of people gathering on Marina Point to watch the American Queen and American Duchess riverboats pass by on their journey south on Monday, Aug. 12, at about 7:30 p.m.

Sales bring family and friends together

May 8, 2019
Another 100-mile Garage Sale weekend has come and gone, and maybe, just maybe, what you bought and sold didn’t mean as much as who you bought and sold with. At right, Georgia Donohue gets an assist from her grandmother, Lola Threinen, in order to examine a pair of Raggedy Anne and Andy dolls. Below...
Photo by Steve Brown

Skeeters in wintertime

Jan 17, 2019
Scenes from ice boat races held over the weekend on Lake Pepin. Ice boats will return to the lake on Friday for the Northwest Regatta. It will be the third consecutive weekend.

Labor Day royalty

Sep 5, 2018
A monarch perches on a flower on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. Photographer Ben Threinen said he couldn’t remember seeing so many on a single day.
Photo by Ben Threinen

Recent history comes alive at Bluff View

May 31, 2018
The Republican and Democratic nominees for president in 2016 were among the historical figures displayed and portrayed at the Bluff View Elementary School living history museum. Ada Alkire played the role of former first lady, senator, and secretary of state Hillary Clinton. Fifth grader Cameron...

Powerful natural forces put on a show

Jan 10, 2018
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen captured this image of an ice break stretching off into the distance over Lake Pepin. He said it’s been years since he’s seen this phonomenon on Lake Pepin.

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