Lake City Federal Bank

Bank’s casual Fridays 
benefit Lake City Food Shelf

Dec 9, 2020
Lake City Federal Bank President Jim Mack (left) presented a check for $565 payable to the Lake City Food Shelf to food shelf volunteer Sandy Bendickson. The money was donated by the employees of Lake City Federal Bank. In exchange for their donations, Jim allows the staff to go casual and wear...

Bank employees don green to raise awareness of Mitochondrial Disease

Sep 30, 2020
On Sept. 17, employees at Lake City Federal Bank wore green to raise awareness for Mitochondrial Disease and for Bank’s employee Beth Wolf’s son Nathan who is living with this disease. The third full week of September each year is designated Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week in Minnesota and...

Bank employees wear purple to support 
colleague’s son, raise awareness of eye disease

Mar 4, 2020
On Friday, Feb. 21, the staff of Lake City Federal Bank wore purple in support of Caleb Sorenson, son of their co-worker Mara Sorenson and her husband Tim Sorenson. Caleb has retinitis pigmentosa, which can cause blindness. For more information on retinitis pigmentosa and the opportunity to donate...

Lake City Federal named Community Champion

Feb 26, 2020
Lake City Federal Bank is one of 40 Minnesota banks recognized by The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) for their community involvement. Lake City Federal Bank is one of forty Community Champions that worked with hundreds of organizations in their communities, providing funding, volunteers,...

Open house for Carlstrom is Feb. 6

Jan 29, 2020
An open house for outgoing Lake City Federal Bank President and CEO Bruce Carlstrom will be Thursday, Feb. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the bank. Cake and coffee will be served. “Thanks to Bruce for 34 years of great leadership for our community bank. Stop in and hlep Bruce celebrate to moving...

Mack joins Lake City Federal as CEO-in-waiting

Oct 2, 2019
Bruce Carlstrom, president of Lake City Federal Bank, has announced the addition of Jim Mack to its staff. Mack will begin working for the bank on Nov. 18 and will work with Carlstrom until February when Carlstrom leaves the bank to pursue other interests. Mack will become president and chief...

Five for Food exceeds goal in 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Sponsors of the Five for Food Initiative for the Lake City Food Shelf presented a check for $22,239 representing $10,000 in donations from sponsors and $12,639 provided by 1,234 members of the community who contributed $5 or more. Five for Food, the annual initiative of the Greater Lake City...

Scams: When good news is actually bad

Jan 24, 2018
A number of area residents have received calls in the past few weeks with the news that they have won the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes. The caller insists that to claim their prize, the winner must first send money to pay for taxes and fees. It’s a scam and the scammer wants your money...

Letter: Caring, helpful people, close by

Nov 29, 2017
To the editor: You don’t have to look farther than Lake City for caring, knowledgable people. I had two problems to resolve: first, reduce pictures in size and then to print and fax real estate papers. Creative Minds solved both perfectly and did so with so much knowledge and a caring attitude....

'Five for Food' returns

Feb 8, 2017
Five for Food, the cooperative initiative to raise money for the Lake City Food Shelf, is back. Five organizations have pledged $1,000 each to be used to match contributions made from now until March 31. The organizations are the Greater Lake City Community Foundation, Lake City Federal Bank...


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