Dawn Balow - 2018 School Board Candidate Questionnaire

Oct 25, 2018
Why are you running for a seat on the Lake City School Board? My husband and I believe that all of us should find ways to serve our community. With a strong interest in my children and their education, I have found that serving on the school board is a great way for me to contribute.   What...

Letter: Vote yes to give early learners the best start

Sep 21, 2017
To the editor: The Lake City School District will be asking for our community’s support to fund a facility improvement at Bluff View Elementary School on Nov. 7. The many improvements include things such as an early childhood center, kindergarten classroom addition, cafeteria addition and a new...

12 new staff join Lake City Public Schools

Aug 31, 2017
As it has for several years, the Graphic asked new teachers and staff with a lot of student interaction to complete a questionnaire about what they do, where they came from and what they are looking forward to as the first day of school approaches. These are their excerpted answers. Alicia Kjos...

Olympian Carrie Tollefson to speak at meeting for student athletes and parents

Aug 3, 2017
Olympian Carrie Tollefson will be the featured speaker at the 2017 fall sports meeting for Lincoln High School student athletes, their parents and coaches on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln High School auditorium. This meeting is for student athletes in grades seven through 12 who plan to...

AA girls golfers beat field of AAA opponents

May 3, 2017
Golf News Class AA’s top-ranked Lake City girls golf team captured the 13-team Woodbury Invitational on April 28 held at Eagle Valley Golf Club in Woodbury. Lake City was the only Class AA team in the event, all other teams were Class AAA squads. Lake City won the event by nine strokes over...

Bluff View stars shine

Mar 16, 2017
Bluff View Elementary School held its annual Catch a Star talent show and art exhibit Friday, March 10.

Torch: Convincing teenagers to drive safely

Feb 23, 2017
Safety on the roads is extremely important for all ages, especially teenagers. For first time drivers, getting behind the wheel may be overwhelming. Teenagers all around the world are faced with distractions in the vehicle. The consequences of distracted driving can have an impact on everyone on...

Torch: What to do next?

Feb 16, 2017
When it come to graduating from college the career options that you can pursue afterwards are endless. The college you pursue your career at should feel like home and lead you down the perfect path for your future. A variety of factors contribute to the process of picking a college, which can make...

Torch: Life Sentence

Feb 16, 2017
Drunk driving, basically a life sentence. Many do it anyway, “it won’t be me” and “I won’t get caught,” but that is not always the case. Many times people get caught driving home drunk and they get in trouble or worse, they hurt themselves or others. When asked “Why do they believe drinking and...

Torch: Art meets sport

Feb 16, 2017
Dancing for sport is one of the most challenging ways to work a body. Not only is dance a sport, it’s also an art.  Being both, dancing becomes difficult for a multitude of reasons.  Negative opinions, fatigue, and pain are just a few examples of the hardships faced. When being asked about her...


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