Fire dept. aids German on a quest

Jul 18, 2018
Joerg Richter spent the night of July 11 in Lake City on his way from San Francisco to New York City on bicycle. Along the way he’s stopping at children’s hospitals to meet with patients, parents and staff and raising money to fight childhood diseases. Richter is a former firefighter in his native...

Family stranded in Costa Rica with injured three-year-old

Jul 18, 2018
A Lake City family is raising money to return home after their three-year-old broke his leg on the second day of a family vacation. Emmee and Celso Lopez and their two sons, Axel (3) and Giovanni (1), arrived in Costa Rica July 10, according to a GoFundMe fundraising page created by Emmee. Axel...

Sail for Leukemia is July 28-29

Jul 18, 2018
The Lake City Yacht Club will host the 22nd annual Sail for Leukemia July 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Proceeds of the fundraiser will benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), Minnesota Chapter. In 1997 the Club was looking for a way to give something back to the community of...

Fundraiser: Burger fry for Schneider memorial scholarships

Jul 12, 2018
Burger fry at the Lake City Sportsman's Club, 2200 South Oak St. in Lake City. Held in conjunction with the 7th annual Officer Schneider memorial scholarship walleye tournament on Lake Pepin, this fundraiser is raising money to award scholarships to students in local school districts pursuing law...

Firefighters' homecoming dance 
a success

Jul 12, 2018
Crowds followed the Lake City Firemen’s Dance to a new, old venue Saturday, July 7. For the first time in many years, the dance was held at the Lake City Fire Hall.

Hebert Memorial raises money for public library

Jul 11, 2018
Bob Hebert (right) presents a check for $4,200 to Patti Bross, Lake City Public Library administrator.  The money was raised at the 11th annual Tony Hebert Memorial golf tournament.  The tournament commemorates the life of Tony Hebert who was killed in action in Baghdad Iraq while serving his...

Humane society to hold spaghetti fundraiser

Jul 11, 2018
The Hiawatha Animal Humane Society (HAHS) is holding a Spay-ghetti lunch fund-raiser Saturday, July 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Club in Wabasha at 14026 657th Street.There will be a silent auction and cash bar provided.Tickets are $10 at the door.  The proceeds of this event will help...

Firemen’s dance comes home on July 7

Jul 3, 2018
After many years in the marina beach parking lot at Ohuta Park, the Lake City Firemen’s Dance is returning July 7 to the Lake City Fire Hall on the 200 block of South High Street. Lake City firefighter Derek Nibbe is the chairperson of this year’s dance. He said a few factors influenced the...

Auxiliary to host bake sale

Jun 6, 2018
Mayo Clinic Health System Auxiliary in Lake City will host a spring bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until all baked goods are gone on Friday, June 15 in the Central Conference Room (across from the cafeteria).  Homemade baked goods along with other items to share with family and friends will be...

Kids feeding kids

Jun 6, 2018
The Faith Formation class of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in West Albany learned about the need around the world for nutritious meals and how the poorest kids in Haiti eat mud biscuits. They wanted to make a difference. The Faith Formation class held a pancake breakfast to raise funds for the...


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