Lake City

City finance director Amy Hove leaving for Inver Grove Heights

Dec 11, 2019
Amy Hove, Lake City’s finance director since October of 2016, has resigned to become finance director for the City of Inver Grove Heights. Her last day with Lake City is Jan. 3. On Monday the city council approved a $14,000 contract with David Drown Associates to conduct a search for her...

Season in swing

Dec 11, 2019
Holiday events continue around the area in the run-up to Christmas on Dec. 25. Thursday, Dec. 12 Bluff View Elementary Choir Concert. 7 p.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium. Friday, Dec. 13 Brayden Drevlow Piano Concert “The Nutcracker.” A free concert beginning at 7 p.m. at Lake City United...

'Tis still the season

Dec 4, 2019
Holiday events continue around the area in the run-up to Christmas on Dec. 25. Friday, Dec. 6 Christmas in Zumbro Falls. See related story. Shear Wizards Holiday Open House. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 111 S. Lakeshore Dr. Cider, cookies, prizes and specials. Friends of the Lake City Public Library...

City to legislators: We really tie the region together

Oct 23, 2019
Maybe it was fitting that Lake City’s presentation Tuesday at the Lake City Yacht Club to the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee began a little late after a presentation on the Cannon Valley Trail ran long. Lake City hasn’t gone after state bonding money while tens of...

Letter: What a disaster – I felt like crying

Oct 9, 2019
To the editor: A long time ago someone I greatly admire said, “I’m too old to cry but it hurts too much to laugh.” That’s how I felt when I witnessed the stumps of twelve beautiful old trees on South Oak Street. The recent tornado was bad enough, but the aftermath of the disastrous storm was...

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...


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