Lake City Food Shelf

County rancor moves upriver in 2015

Jan 6, 2016
Donald Springer ended the last Wabasha County Board meeting of 2015 by thanking his fellow commissioners for a peaceful and productive year. 2015 followed several years of rancor and discord on the board. But two new commissioners, Cheryl Key and Brian Goihl, took office at the beginning of the...

New home, new food shelf

Dec 30, 2015
When the Lake City Food Shelf settled into its new facility at the end of 2014, it became in a sense a new food shelf. The building, in which the community food shelf is completing its first full year of operation, has allowed for several improvements, Director Carole Helgerson said. The new...

Open house raises $1,235 for food shelf

Dec 30, 2015
Dave Dueholm (right) announces the winner of a door prize at an open house he sponsored Dec. 27 at The Coffee Depot to raise money for the Lake City Food Shelf as musician Jim Furness looks on. People in attendance donated $960. The first $5 of 55 individual donations was matched by the Lake City...

The Old Curmudgeon - 12-31-15

Dec 30, 2015
We all knew we had it coming. And it came. Not as much as some forecasters had predicted, but It marked the first time that the OC had gotten a phone call the day before (Monday) notifying him that a severe snow storm was  sure to happen. He was unable to hear where the call emanated from, though...

St. John's choir concert raises $1,000

Dec 24, 2015
St. John’s Choir Director Joyce Zillgitt and Accompanist Sandi Rodman presented a $1,000 check to the Lake City Food Shelf Dec. 22. A free-will offering for the food shelf was collected during the annual holiday concert presented by the church’s choir, chime choir and instrumentalists on Dec. 16....

The Old Curmudgeon - 12-26-15

Nov 27, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving. You will likely be reading this after the fact. After all, there are the turkey leftovers to deal with and a host of other chores....and then Black Friday, and only 28 shopping days until Christmas! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Okay, so you are not running with the crowd. That is...


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