Lake City

Junk crushed, stone capped

Sep 18, 2019
The annual Junk Crush and Street Market this year coincided with the grand opening and capstone event of the Lake City Area Arts Center last weekend, luring people out for shopping, food, art demonstrations, live music and more. At right, people stand at the corner of High Street and Marion Street...

Letter: Efforts of many made city 'the place to be'

Sep 18, 2019
To the editor: This past week and weekend our town was the place to be. The efforts of many organizations and numerous volunteer hours of dedicated folks created fun, interest and unique experiences for folks of all ages. The award-winning documentary “Decoding the Driftless” was shown to an over...

Katie Hinderaker joins Mayo Clinic Health System

Sep 11, 2019
Katie Hinderaker, M.D., has joined the Family Medicine team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City. Dr. Hinderaker received an undergraduate degree from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth and earned her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis. She...

Spirit Awards presented by Lutheran Social Service

Aug 28, 2019
Lutheran Social Service (LSS) of Minnesota presented the organization’s 2019 Spirit Award to seven employees from Lake City. The award honors employees who demonstrate outstanding commitment and dedication to LSS’ vision and mission.  Of the organization’s 2,300 employees across Minnesota, 99...

National Night Out is Aug. 6

Jul 31, 2019
National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 6, with celebrations planned in Lake City, Florence Township, and Zumbro Falls. The annual night of block parties is designed to create connections among neighbors and law enforcement as a way to combat crime. Neighborhoods throughout Lake City host parties each...

Group walk takes a stroll through the former Jewell Nursery, now ‘The Jewel’

Jul 31, 2019
The “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) weekly walk took the group through The Jewel last Wednesday evening.Prior to the walk, the group was asked what “The Jewel” is?  Some newcomers to the area thought it was a golf course and a housing development. They were unaware that The Jewel  was a nursery long...

Legion baseball team wraps up season with loss to Dodge Center

Jul 24, 2019
The Lake City Legion baseball team wrapped up it’s 2019 summer baseball season with two frustrating losses in tournament play.Lake City opened tourney play as the fourth seed, hosting Zumbrota-Mazeppa (Z-M) on Monday, July 15.Lake City gave up two runs in the first inning and two runs in the second...

Our memories in stone - Adna and Charity Sanford

Jul 10, 2019
The Lake City Historical Society has an on-going project to restore the legibility of stones marking the graves of people relevant to the early history of the community. (Checks to support this work should be mailed to LCHS, PO 245, Lake City, MN 55041.) For this issue of the Graphic, the featured...

Northfield man hit by train and lives

Jul 3, 2019
A 21-year-old Northfield man had “serious but non-life-threatening injuries” after being hit by a train in Lake City early Sunday Morning. According to Lake City police, a call reporting a person hit by a train near the W. Lakewood Avenue Crossing came in at 2:20 a.m. on Sunday, June 30. Police...

Fiesta Foods featured as distributor's 'model store'

Jun 12, 2019
Fiesta Foods in Lake City underwent months of preparations for its big day. Some changes - a remodel and the addition of a liquor store, for instance - were hard to miss. Others were more subtle. Displays were reconfigured. Categories like alternative milks, organics, and gluten free were expanded...


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