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...

Lake City ice fishing contest plows ahead on Saturday

Feb 14, 2019
There’s plenty of ice on Lake Pepin for Saturday’s Lake City Sportsman’s Club Ice Fishing Contest. Unfortunately it, like virtually everything else in the area, is covered by a deep layer of snow. “It’ll be quite an effort this week of shoveling and plowing,” said Amy Brinkman of the Sportsman’s...

Coaches vs. Cancer honors coach battling cancer

Dec 20, 2018
Lake City teacher and long-time coach Kim Bobb is the honoree of this year’s Lake City girls’ basketball Coaches vs. Cancer event on Friday, Dec. 21. The event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” campaign. Bobb was diagnosed with breast cancer...

Students raise $4,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Dec 6, 2018
Bluff View students presented a check for $4,000 to the Pennies for Patients school program for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Last year this organization raised $40.3 million for research and to support families with education and support Aaron Breyfogle and his children Teagan, Huxley, and...

Historical Society ornaments for sale

Nov 29, 2018
The Lake City Historical Society will have three holiday ornaments for sale this holiday season, including the “Birthplace of Waterskiing” ornament pictured above. Ornaments will be available for $15 each or two for $25 at Lakeside Antiques, the Antique Shopper, and the Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co....

Winterfest wear available now

Nov 21, 2018
Lake City Winterfest isn’t until February 2, but people can support Lake City Winterfest by purchasing a sweatshirt or pom pom hat. $5 of the purchase price of each sweatshirt and $2.50 of each pom pom hat sale will help pay for the fireworks over Lake Pepin on the evening of Feb. 2. For adults,...

Friends' holiday book sale

Nov 21, 2018
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library Holiday Book Sale will be held Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the meeting rooms at the Lake City Public Library. The annual sale features used Christmas books for adults and children as well as DVDs...

Soccer game will help support water habitat

Oct 10, 2018
Minnesota United, the professional soccer team nicknamed the Loons, is teaming up with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to support the state’s water habitat through a special ticket offer online for a home match Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. against the Los Angeles Galaxy.Organizers are...

Humane society gala is Oct. 18

Sep 26, 2018
Tickets are now available for the Gala Dinner to benefit the Humane Society of Goodhue County, featuring a performance by Esther Gullixson. An average of 700 animals each year come to the Humane Society. The most important source of funds for medical treatments, medications, daily care and food...


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