Lake City Public Schools

School bonds sale goes slightly better than expected

Nov 20, 2019
Jeff Solomon from Baker Tilly brought the Lake City School Board happy tidings from the world of finance. The district is getting a slightly better than expected interest rate on almost $13 million in debt left from the school district’s 2010 renovation project. In October, Baker Tilly projected a...

School district open to running summer rec

Nov 20, 2019
Lake City Public Schools will continue to look into the possibility of taking over the operation of a summer recreation program from the City of Lake City, possibly as soon as next year. The city has operated a children’s summer recreation program for decades but began to look for an exit in the...

Refinancing puts school levy in flux

Nov 7, 2019
Lake City Public School’s property tax might differ from what residents see on their tax statements. At a special meeting on Sept. 25 the school board voted 5-0 to set the levy at the maximum and to add $200 per pupil unit of local option revenue. The state has offered districts the opportunity...

Safe routes to school planning underway

Oct 30, 2019
This spring, Lake City Public Schools was one of five recipients of a planning assistance grant as part of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) Safe Routes to School Program. Safe Routes to School is an international program designed to promote walking and biking to school as a way...

HHT charitable golf event raises over $27,000

Oct 30, 2019
Hearth and Home Technologies (HHT) recently held its annual charitable golf event at the Mt. Frontenac Golf Course in Frontenac. More than 160 golfers – a combination of HHT members, vendors, and suppliers together raised more than $27,325. This is the most money the event has ever raised. Funds...

'Your story's not over yet' - Film, discussion tackle anxiety

Oct 30, 2019
Anxiety was the headliner at an evening event Oct. 23 at Lincoln High School. A collaboration between Lake City Public Schools, Mayo Clinic Health System, Make it OK, and the United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha, and Pierce Counties, the event featured dinner, information booths, a screening of the...

Cinderella to be staged in Lake City

Oct 9, 2019
Magic and music will come to Lincoln High School this fall when students will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ​Cinderella ​in early November. The classic fairy tale musical was reworked with “modern sensibilities” in 2013, and became a Tony Award winning hit. Lake City School’s Directors Amy...

Award-winning teacher aims to inspire active lifestyles

Oct 9, 2019
Lake City High School teacher Tom Horner was recently named the state’s high school physical education teacher of the year. The award, presented by the Minnesota Society of Health and Physical Educators (MnSHAPE) is intended to “honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in...

Public flu shot clinics coming to schools, including Lake City

Oct 2, 2019
Lake City Public Schools are hosting community flu clinics in the coming weeks. The first will be at Lincoln High School on Oct. 10 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Bluff View Elementary will host a clinic on Oct. 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The community clinics are open to the public. Anyone age six...

Progress made in tornado clean-up

Oct 2, 2019
Lots of work has gone into repairing the damage from the EF-0 tornado that swept through Lake City Tuesday, Sept. 24 – by the city, by volunteers, by property owners – and a lot of progress has been made. A total cost estimate of the damage caused is yet to come, however. The storm struck at about...


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