Lake City American Legion

Patterson is Legion’s firefighter of the year

Jun 3, 2021
Dan Patterson, the chief of the Lake City Fire Department, is the Lake City American Legion’s firefighter of the year for 2020. Legion member Dick Grobe presented the award to Patterson at the department’s monthly meeting on Thursday, May 27. Patterson is the first recipient of what is planned to...

Corrected: Flags of Valor forms due June 11

May 12, 2021
The completed form to honor someone during the Flags of Valor display over Water Ski Days weekend and accompanying donation are due by June 11. The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 have announced that the Flags of Valor display of American flags along North Highway 61 from...

Flags of Valor display returns after gap year

Apr 21, 2021
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 have announce that the Flags of Valor display of American flags will be held during Water Ski Days again this year. “This will be our fifth year of sponsoring the flag display along North Highway 61 from Ohuta Park to the Lake House...

Legion holds moving sale

Apr 14, 2021
The Lake City American Legion sold furniture dishes, flatware, flags (pictured), and more over the weekend as the closing date for the sale of the building in downtown Lake City approached. Representatives of the Legion said they would have more to announce publicly once the sale was final.

Veterans honored in-person and online

Nov 18, 2020
A tribute to veterans took place in Patton Park on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. At 11 a.m., the bell at City Hall across the street from the park tolled 11 times. Then the American Legion and VFW Color Guard did a rifle salute followed by a performance of taps. In attendance were a handful of auxiliary...

In Patton Park, flags fly in honor 
of veterans and first responders

Nov 11, 2020
Flags placed by the Lake City American Legion Post line the walkways of Patton Park Tuesday to honor all veterans and first responders. On Wednesday, Veterans Day, the park was scheduled to host a rifle salute, followed a city hall bell tolling.

Legion, auxiliary mark American Education Week

Nov 11, 2020
American Education Week is November 16-20. It has been celebrated since 1921. American Legion Post 110 and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 thank our educators who are doing their best to provide excellence in education for our youth. We honor their perseverance during this difficult time...

Veterans Day is Wednesday

Nov 4, 2020
Local events are planned to honor former members of the U.S. armed forces on and around Nov. 11. Lake City Area Arts has a military appreciation exhibit on display. “This exhibit features over 20 artists - many of whom are veterans or family members of veterans,” according to a news release, and...

Officer of the year is expert DUI enforcer

Sep 23, 2020
The Lake City American Legion on Monday, Sept. 21, presented Lake City Police Officer Mike Becklund with its officer of the year award. Lake City Police Chief Cory Kubista nominated Becklund for the honor. The department had this to say about Becklund’s selection: “Mike has led the department in (...

Color guard performs at Elba veterans park rededication ceremony

Aug 5, 2020
Lake City Louis McCahill Post 110 Color Guard Team was invited and participated in the Elba, Minn., Veterans Memorial Park rededication ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 1, according to the post. Members participating were (front row, from left) Marv Holmstadt, Glen Mueller - Winona County Commander, Art...

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