Lake City

Water skiing celebration brings locals to St. Paul Saints game

Aug 3, 2022
Baseball may be America’s pastime, but on Sunday in St. Paul, it shared it with water skiing. About 8,166 people attended the minor league baseball game between the St. Paul Saints and the Iowa Cubs, and more than 50 of those fans were from Lake City and were there cheering on Lake City, the “...

Two injured in rollover crash

Jul 20, 2022
Two Zumbro Falls residents were injured in an auto accident on July 16, according to the State Patrol. It happened before 7 p.m. at Highway 63 and 645th St. A 2003 GMC Sierra and a 2009 Chrysler Aspen were traveling southbound on Highway 63. The vehicles collided and the Aspen rolled. Both...

Songs of Hope returns after three-year hiatus

Jul 6, 2022
Songs of Hope is returning to Lake City to present a free concert for the public at the First Congregational Church, UCC, on Wednesday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. After two summers with its doors closed by the pandemic, the global music project is once again bringing a stage full of youthful singers to...

Hearth and Home Technologies celebrates 30 years in Lake City

Jun 29, 2022
Hearth and Home Technologies held a community open house with 60 attendees as part of its celebration of 30 years in Lake City on June 24. “Hearth and Home Technologies in Lake City, started as a company called Heat & Glo in 1975. The company was founded in Savage, MN by Dan and Ron Shimek in...

Ruiz charged with terroristic threats, domestic assault

Jun 15, 2022
A Lake City man is charged with three felony counts of terroristic threats and one gross misdemeanor count of domestic assault following alleged events on Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12. Tyler Ruiz, 25, made his first court appearance on Monday, June 13, according to Minnesota Court...

Boys blow out Dover-Eyota

Feb 9, 2022
Hunter Lorenson scored 23 points as Lake City blew out Dover-Eyota 71-53 at Lincoln High School last Monday night in non-conference action. The Tigers lead from start to finish, opening the game on a 28-11 run and never looking back. Ryan Heise had two baskets in the paint as Lake City quickly...

Planning commission tables Hickory Way project another time

Feb 2, 2022
At a special meeting called to continue deliberations on the Hickory Way apartment project proposal from Keller-Baartman on Jan. 27, the Lake City Planning Commission once again voted to table the issue, and a letter from an attorney was cited as a factor in the decision. The developer is asking...

Let’s make city’s 150th year one of resurgence

Dec 15, 2021
From the hand and pen of one of our prominent figures in the 20th Century, Winston Churchill, when he wrote about history stating eloquently, “the farther backward (in history) you can look, the father forward you are likely to see!” Thus we should turn the pages of the Lake City Graphic-...

Someone ought to send Ken Burns a Lake City video

Nov 17, 2021
I saw a new Ken Burns plan to have people submit a short video about their home town. The intent is to help bring together the United States. Lake City is my home town and when I saw this Ken Burns feature, I immediately thought of Lake City. They don’t ask for much, just a short video about “your...

Planting eagle perches in Ohuta Park

Oct 20, 2021
In windy and cool weather Oct. 13, about half a dozen people – including members of the City of Lake City staff and the city’s forestry advisory commission – were shoveling holes in the ground at Ohuta Park. It was slow going thanks to soil compaction and dry weather, but eventually they had holes...


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