Lake City American Legion

Flag display to honor Class of 2020

May 28, 2020
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Auxiliary are honoring the Lincoln High School 2020 graduates by placing American flags in the Prairie Street lot across the street from the high school. Each of the 97 flags will have a name and picture of a graduate attached to the pole. They will be...

Flags of Valor canceled for 2020

Apr 30, 2020
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary wish to inform the community that due to the Highway 61 reconstruction project the Flags Of Valor display will be cancelled for the weekend of Water Ski Days the end of June. In addition, concerns of social distancing will make it...

Round-up campaign raises money for American Legion baseball team

Mar 4, 2020
For the month of March, shoppers at Fiesta Foods can round up their check-out total to the next dollar with the difference going to support the Lake City American Legion baseball team. The post’s budget for the team this year is $2,600 and the money raised from the fundraiser will help defray some...

Legion and auxiliary members honor school staff during American Education Week

Nov 20, 2019
American Education Week (Nov. 18-23) has been celebrated since 1921. American Legion Post 110 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 delivered apples to teachers, staff, cooks, custodians, and bus drivers at Lincoln High School, Bluff View Elementary School, and St. John’s Lutheran School. “...

Veterans Day 2019 observances announced

Nov 7, 2019
Events are planned around Lake City to honor veterans of America’s armed forces on and around Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11. The Lake City VFW Post and Auxiliary are having a membership dinner Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. Members eat free but were asked to sign up by Tuesday, Nov. 5. Non-member...

Letter: 'Warrior Art' program needed in Lake City

Sep 12, 2019
To the editor: The September VFW magazine contained an article about “Warrior Art.” Every veteran from every war, going back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, has experienced the trauma of war and has stories to tell. I will never forget the day in 1967 when I got to know a teenaged Minnesota...

Electric Cooperative's round-up program benefits local organizations

Jun 26, 2019
Funds raised by Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members recently benefitted Lake City organizations. In June the Lake City Fire Department received $1,000 to help purchase new boots and turnout gear. The Lake City American Legion received $500 to help fund its summer baseball team. Other...

Sun shines on first market

Jun 19, 2019
The first Lake City Market by the Lake of the season was June 13. The markets continue Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with live music, food trucks, and a farmer’s market through Sept. 12. More information is available on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/marketbythelake/ and online at http://...

Letter: Volunteers needed for Flags of Valor

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: The American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary are planning their annual patriotic display of American Flags along Hwy 61 North during Waterski Days from June 26 to July 1. Volunteers are needed to assemble and place flags along the route. If you are able please join us in this...

Still time to donate for Flags of Valor

Jun 5, 2019
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Flags of Valor project is planned again this year for Waterski Days. 700 American flags will be displayed along the Riverwalk from Ohuta Park north to the Willows from June 26 to June 30. There is still time to make a donation of $10 and have a...

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