Lake City 150th Celebration

Kennedy riders log 150 miles for ‘Show us your 150’

Jun 29, 2022
Deb Kennedy submitted this photo of five bicycle riders who each rode 30 miles for a total of 150. From left: Craig Kennedy, Dr. Jill Kennedy, Kyle Kennedy, Anne Kennedy Beckmann, and Mark Kennedy. “Show Us Your 150” is a year long challenge with the grand prize of $150 being awarded at the final...

City 150th celebration continues with all-school reunion, other events

Jun 29, 2022
We are approaching the halfway point of our 150th year of celebrating who we are! We have shown our 150th in very creative ways! The winter beach parties have crept into the 50th of Water Ski Days and the 100th of Ralph Samuelson - from ice skates to flipflops! Lake City has celebrated the...

Tickets available for July 16 garden tour

Jun 22, 2022
As part of Lake City’s 150th Anniversary Celebration there will be a Lake City garden tour hosted by the Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club on July 16 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. that will feature 16 of “Lake City’s amazing and diverse gardens” including: shade gardens, native plantings, pollinator...

All-school reunion is Saturday, July 2

Jun 22, 2022
An all-school Lincoln High School reunion held in conjunction with the Lake City 150th Celebration is planned for Saturday, July 2, at Lincoln High School, 300 S. Garden St., Lake City. The day’s events begin with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Lake City Kiwanis Club and Lake City Lions Club...

Aktion Club makes sesquicentennial poster with 150 pop tabs

Jun 15, 2022
The Lake City Aktion Club made a poster celebrating Lake City’s 150th anniversary using 150 pop tabs. Collecting pop tabs is an ongoing project for the club to benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

Walking Lake Pepin fitness challenge starts June 5

May 25, 2022
The 15th annual “Walking Lake Pepin” (WLP) Lake City community summer walking/fitness challenge is scheduled to happen again this summer. The 10 week event will begin on Sunday, June 5, and continue through Saturday, August 13. The goal of “Walking Lake Pepin” is for participants to establish or...

Kohrs shows ‘150’ with display of local businesses through the years

May 11, 2022
Eugene Kohrs created this display of Lake City businesses throughout the city’s history for the “Show Us Your 150” challenge. “Show Us Your 150” is a year long challenge with the grand prize of $150 being awarded at the final event in December of 2022. There will be five prizes given and there is...

Holger to speak about area’s natural history on May 22

May 11, 2022
Whitewater State Park Naturalist will deliver a free talk entitled “There’s No Place Like Home: Exploring the Driftless Area” on Sunday, May 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Lake City City Hall ballroom. This Lake City 150th Celebration Committee-sponsored event has no admission charge and is open to the...

150 bits of lake glass become sailing scene in ‘Show Us Your 150’ entry

May 4, 2022
Leanne Sikkink of Lake City created a lake scene from 150 bits of glass collected on the shore of Lake Pepin for her “Show Us Your 150” entry. “Even the leaves on the tree are green glass. Driftwood and pieces in the bottom right corner were unusual finds. One had a cross, one shaped like a heart,...

Quilt show organizers outdid themselves with Lake City 150th Celebration event

May 4, 2022
The Lake City 150th Celebration Committee has been successful in reaching out to community groups, businesses, churches, and individuals to help in making 2022 a year to remember. The Easter Egg hunt was a hopping success with children cleaning the band field in a matter of minutes! Next, Linda...

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