Cattlemen raising funds for flooded Nebraska farmers

May 1, 2019
The Wabasha County Cattlemen’s Association has announced a fundraising drive “for those who have faced devastating agricultural loss due to flooding in Nebraska.” To assist with the flood relief efforts, all donations should be made payable to Wabasha County Cattleman’s Association and mailed to:...

Aktion club supports Food for Kidz

Apr 17, 2019
Members of the Lake City Aktion Club presented a check to the Stewartville Kiwanis Club for $114.00 for the 16th Annual Food for Kidz held at the Civic Center in Stewartville, Minn. Twelve Lake City Aktion Club members, along with staff, helped pack bags of rice and bean meals to be shipped to...

Millville Valley River Days fundraiser is April 13

Apr 10, 2019
Millville Valley River Days is holding a fundraiser Saturday, April 13, at the Millville American Legion. Events run from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. A craft sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. An Easter egg hunt will be held at Millville Park at 10 a.m. Lunch will be available from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m...

Kendal Mae 5K is April 27 in Minneapolis (or wherever participants happen to be)

Apr 3, 2019
The second annual Kendal Mae 5K, a family fun run named after a Lake City child who died from acute myeloid leukemia (AML), will be held Saturday, April 27. The location is flexible. The main event is at the Lake Nokomis Community Center at 2401 E. Minnehaha Parkway in Minneapolis, but organizers...

Letter: Please join Team Emily

Mar 28, 2019
To the editor: My daughter Emily has brain cancer. In December she went through surgery to remove the tumor and has just finished six weeks of radiation/chemo treatment. She is doing pretty well right now and will have a break of about four to six weeks before starting the long months of chemo at...

Round Up nets thousands to feed the hungry

Mar 21, 2019
Phil Nyberg, owner of Fiesta Foods in Lake City, presented a check for $3,232 to Carole Helgerson and volunteers of the Lake City Food Shelf Tuesday. The money was raised during Fiesta Foods’ Operation Round Up held from Thanksgiving to January 1. Customers were asked to “round up” their purchase...

Pheasants forever banquet is March 16 in Lake City

Mar 14, 2019
“Lots of games, lots of fun, lots of guns.” That’s how organizers are describing the Wabasha County Pheasants Forever Chapter annual banquet on Saturday, March 16, at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Doors will open at 5 p.m. A ribeye steak dinner follows at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 at the door and...

Lincoln High School student killed in weekend collision

Feb 28, 2019
Friends, family, classmates, school staff, and community members are remembering Lincoln High School student Karina Gonzalez-Baltazar and raising money for her family. Gonzalez-Baltazar, 17, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her sister, Fidelina Gonzalez, 35, when it was struck by a large...

Gnotke family MS fundraiser return Feb. 23

Feb 14, 2019
After a year hiatus, the Gnotke family is planning their 16th multiple sclerosis (MS) fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 7 p.m. at Dar’s Pub in Goodhue. “MS can be a very debilitating disease, it affects the central nervous system in the body and destroys the myelin that covers the...

Local family seeks help with brain cancer fight

Feb 14, 2019
Two benefits are planned for “Team Emily,” an effort to offset medical expenses for the family of a Lake City native undergoing treatment for brain cancer. Emily (Olson) Freiermuth, 41, was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor on Dec. 9. She had surgery to remove the tumor on Deb. 14 and is now...


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