Holland benefit auction goes online

Jul 1, 2020
The committee organizing a fundraiser for the family of the late Lake City High School Band Director Paul Holland has announced an online auction. “The Marching On For Paul Fundraiser and Silent Auction was planned for March 2020, but COVID-19 changed that for all of us,” the commitee said in a...

Firemen’s dance canceled, modified door prize drawing planned

Jul 1, 2020
In what could be the first time in over 120 years, the Lake City Fire Department won’t be holding the Lake City Fireman’s Dance. “This would have been the 122nd year of the dance,” Firefighter Justin Novak said. “To my knowledge we’ve never had a canceled dance even during times of war and...

Pharmacy fundraiser nets $5,476 for food shelf

May 13, 2020
Sterling pharmacies recently wrapped up a local food shelf fundraising campaign throughout the 17 communities they serve. Every Sterling store chose a local organization within their region. Kennedy Drug focused its efforts on helping the Lake City Food Shelf. The Facebook fundraising pages...

FFA plant sale is May 7-9

May 6, 2020
The Lake City FFA’s annual plant sale fundraiser is back this year with some changes due to the pandemic. Sale hours are Thursday, May 7, and Friday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 from 8 a.m. to noon. Hanging baskets are $15 each. Four-inch potted plants are $3 each. A limited...

Fishing tourney fundraiser for youth team is Saturday

Mar 11, 2020
The Lake City Youth Fishing Team is planning two fundraisers this month. The first is a youth and adult ice fishing tournament in the Lake City Marina on March 14. The contest runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the outer marina across Lakeshore Drive from Fiesta Foods. Children 10 and under can fish...

Fundraiser underway for new St. John's playground

Feb 12, 2020
St. John’s Parent Teacher Association is in the midst of a multi-year rundraising effort to replace the playground equipment at the school. There are plans for two sections to be built. The first section would be the preschool playground. The current area is too small for the number of students...

Fishing contest adapts to thinner ice

Feb 5, 2020
Ice conditions have changed the plans for this weekend’s Frontenac Sportsman’s Club ice fishing contest on Feb. 8. The club is recommending no vehicles on the ice other than four-wheelers and side-by-sides. The ice fishing contest will still be held on Frontenac Pond. So will the ice auger contest...

Coaches vs. Cancer event raises nearly $900

Dec 19, 2019
The Lake City High School girls basketball team thanks everyone who was involved and supported the girls basketball team in raising awareness of breast cancer as well as remembering and honoring Tessica and Sawyer Peters. “We were able to raise almost $900 to help with Tessica’s mission to spread...

Library Friends’ holiday sale is Dec. 6-7

Dec 4, 2019
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library (FPL) members don their Santa hats as the annual Holiday Used Book and Gift Sale draws near. The sale will be held in the Library meeting rooms on Friday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The annual sale features...

Black and Orange gala hailed ‘a huge success’

Nov 27, 2019
The Lake City Education Foundation’s annual fundraising gala was “a huge success,” raising nearly $40,000, according to the foundation. “This high-energy evening was filled with games, delicious hors d’oeuvres catered by Marien’s Deli, fabulous desserts and a lively auction featuring a blend of...


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