Lake City Public Schools

Packing for the Weekend program gets a boost

Sep 29, 2016
A program that provides food to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches is expanding to offer more “nutritionally dense” foods. Since 2012, volunteers with the Packing for the Weekend program have assembled and delivered bags of food. It’s a broad-based community...

School may take over city's summer rec program

Sep 8, 2016
Talks between the City and Lake City and Lake City Public Schools about the school district taking over management of the city’s summer recreation program are still just talks, both sides say, at least for now. But both sides are also looking seriously at the prospect for its possible...

School resumes

Sep 8, 2016
Clad in school-issue rain coats, Bluff View Elementary School school patrol members Macey Beltz and Ethan Wurst stop traffic to allow Bennett Kohrs and his mom, Sara, to cross Lakewood Avenue Tuesday, the first day of school. On Wednesday Supt. Erick Enger said rains made things a little more...

Fall season ready to start

Aug 24, 2016
A running back gets a quarterback lateral Tuesday morning as the Lake City Tigers football team gets ready for the new fall season. The Tigers will hold a preseason scrimmage Saturday at 9 a.m. Teams from Zumbrota-Mazeppa, Kenyon-Wanamingo, La Crescent and Lewiston-Altura will be here. The Tigers...

Cross country team ready to run

Aug 24, 2016
Members of the Lake City High School girls cross-country team took a break Tuesday morning as they worked out at the Lake City Athletic Field to prepare for the start of the fall season. From left are Olivia Berger, Johanna Clementson, Julia Koplin, Elaina Hodgell, Kelsey Heise, Olivia Renelt,...

New community education director is ready to serve young, old and in-between

Aug 24, 2016
Amanda Durand’s ascension to the head of the community education program happened slowly, then all at once. The Lake City native returned to Lake City in 2013 after a decade spent in the Twin Cities teaching pre-school and directing KinderCares. Her first job back in the Lake City School District...

Six file for four school board seats

Aug 17, 2016
Barring any last minute withdrawals, six people will vie for four seats on the Lake City Public Schools School Board in the Nov. 8 general election. All four incumbents -- Heath Oeltjen, Kevin Pavelka, Patrick Dwelle and Jack Rol -- are seeking re-election. Seeking a first term on the board will...

School opens Sept. 6 for 1,240 students

Aug 4, 2016
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 6.  Bluff View Elementary School is expecting an opening day enrollment of 650 students and Lincoln High School and Junior High School is expecting 590 students. Teachers will begin making preparations for the upcoming school year by...

Max to speak at high school parent-athlete meeting Aug. 11

Aug 3, 2016
On Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln High School auditorium there will be a Fall sports meeting for parents, athletes and coaches. This meeting is for Lincoln High School student athletes in grades seven through 12 who plan to participate in fall sports and their parents. Students who...

School Board OKs 2017 budget

Jun 29, 2016
Almost two years after voters rejected a ballot referendum question that would have paid for roof replacement and other capital projects at Lake City Public Schools, the Lake City School Board approved a preliminary budget June 22 that will fund a portion of that work. The first phase of a two-...

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