education

Students illustrate America for auxiliary contest

Jan 9, 2020
St. John’s Lutheran School participated in the “Illustrating America Art Contest” sponsored by the Lake City VFW Auxiliary. The VFW Auxiliary said it “wants to thank the students and teachers who show their Americanism to our country by this contest and the great Veteran’s Day program and the many...

School bonds sale goes slightly better than expected

Nov 20, 2019
Jeff Solomon from Baker Tilly brought the Lake City School Board happy tidings from the world of finance. The district is getting a slightly better than expected interest rate on almost $13 million in debt left from the school district’s 2010 renovation project. In October, Baker Tilly projected a...

Students grow as leaders during retreat

Nov 20, 2019
On Nov. 12, Tiger Teen Leadership Program (TLP) students from Lincoln High School participated in a Leadership Retreat. “The students were involved in fun team-building competitions as well as reflective opportunities to build confidence and grow leadership skills,” according to a news release....

Legion and auxiliary members honor school staff during American Education Week

Nov 20, 2019
American Education Week (Nov. 18-23) has been celebrated since 1921. American Legion Post 110 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 delivered apples to teachers, staff, cooks, custodians, and bus drivers at Lincoln High School, Bluff View Elementary School, and St. John’s Lutheran School. “...

School counselor group hears about
 healing touch from Lake City resident

Nov 7, 2019
Kristen McCarthy (right) was one of the presenters at an Oct. 24 professional development event for school counselors in Winona. McCarthy is a practitioner of Healing Touch. “Healing Touch practitioners clear, balance and energize the client’s energy field, thereby placing the client in a position...

Minnesota State Southeast plans open houses

Oct 30, 2019
MSC Southeast will hold open houses in Winona on Nov. 6 and Red Wing on Nov. 7. The events run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and are designed to welcome the public to the college, help veterans learn more about education benefits, according to a news release. The doors will be open for students to visit...

Fiction: Super Bunny and Fox

Oct 23, 2019
Author forward: My name is Marilu Ramirez. I am 18 years old. I am an English second language learner at Lincoln High School. I like to write which is why I created this short story. My favorite animal is the bunny rabbit which is how Super Bunny came to be. Hope you enjoy it as much as I...

Grisim: Everyone plays a role in school bus safety

Oct 9, 2019
Riding the school bus is a great way to get children to and from school. It’s a lot safer than other methods of transportation and provides access to school for about 26 million students each year. However, there are still risk factors associated with riding the bus that parents, children and...

In need of workers, Hutchinson decided to grow their own

Oct 9, 2019
Lake City manufacturers, many of whom say they have difficulty finding skilled workers, learned about a collaborative effort to address a worker shortage at the annual manufacturers’ luncheon in Lake City. Miles Seppelt is the economic development authority director in Hutchinson, Minn., a city of...

Award-winning teacher aims to inspire active lifestyles

Oct 9, 2019
Lake City High School teacher Tom Horner was recently named the state’s high school physical education teacher of the year. The award, presented by the Minnesota Society of Health and Physical Educators (MnSHAPE) is intended to “honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in...

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