Lake City VFW Auxiliary

VFW and Auxiliary donate $2,000 to robotics team

Feb 14, 2024
Lake City VFW Post 8729 and its Auxiliary recently presented $2,000 to Lake City Public Schools Robotics Team 2861, Infinity’s End. The team will be competing in Duluth from Feb. 28 through March 2. The Robotics team is made up of 19 students and 7 coaches and mentors. “We support the...

VFW announces essay competition

Sep 27, 2023
Commander Joe Kehren of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the U.S. Post Bemard Flesche 8729, Lake City, announced the kick-off of the VFW’s annual Patriot’s Pen youth essay competition. Middle school students in grades six through eight in this area have the opportunity to compete and win...

England elected senior vice president of state VFW Auxiliary

Jun 14, 2023
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and its Auxiliary held their Department of Minnesota Convention in Plymouth on June 8-11, where Karen England of Lake City was elected and installed as the Department of Minnesota VFW Auxiliary Senior Vice President for the 2023-2024 year. England was president of...

VFW Auxiliary announces singing contest winner

Apr 19, 2023
Noella Hinck, a fifth grade student at St. John’s Lutheran School in Lake City, is the winner of the “Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue” National Anthem singing contest sponsored by the Lake City VFW 8729 Auxiliary. Bryleigh Anderson, another fifth grader from St. John’s, took second place....

Lots of stüff and things to do

Feb 1, 2023
Whether you like to ice golf, go around in circles, dance, snow shoe, ski, hike, play bingo, or play euchre, the Lake City area is a pretty happening place to be this weekend. The weather looks promising as well, with highs in the low-to-mid 30s on both Saturday and Sunday. The Lake City Chamber...

VFW Auxiliary announces youth national anthem singing contest

Jan 25, 2023
VFW Auxiliary 8729 in Lake City has announced the kick-off of the VFW Auxiliary’s national anthem singing contest, Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue! Youth in grades kindergarten through 12 can “showcase their talent, display their patriotism and express their creativity while competing for...

Bingo continues at VFW

Jan 18, 2023
The Lake City VFW reported lots of Bingo players Sunday, Jan. 15. Audrey Watson (left) was the caller and Judy Burfeind (center) and Betsy White were the auditors. Bingo will be held again this Saturday, Jan. 21. Lunch starts at noon, followed by Bingo at 1 p.m. It’s organized by the VFW Auxiliary...

VFW and Legion Auxiliaries mark Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Jan 11, 2023
Lake City’s American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary join together to show appreciation to local law enforcement on Jan. 9, Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. The groups sewed reusable bags and filled them with goodies and gift cards as well as cards of thanks for our local law enforcement....

Miller wins Voice of Democracy essay contest

Nov 23, 2022
The Lake City VFW Post 8729 and its Auxiliary have announced that Caleb Miller is the winner of its Voice of Democracy Scholarship. Miller, a 10th grader at Lincoln High School, was awarded $200 for his entry at the local level. “The Voice of Democracy competition provides high school students...

Tighe wins local Patriot’s Pen essay contest

Nov 23, 2022
Lake City VFW 8729 and its auxiliary have announced the winners of its Patriot’s Pen essay contest at St. John’s Lutheran School. Kylie Tighe won first place and $125, Anthony Gonzalez won second place and $100, Leah Harteneck won third place and $75, and in fourth place was Cassidy Tomforde, who...


The Lake City Graphic
Ph: 651-345-3316 (M-Tu 8am-4pm, W-Th-F 8am-3pm)
Fax: 651-345-4200
P.O. Box 469
111 South 8th Street
Lake City, MN 55041

ISSN 2994-1059 (print)  ISSN 2994-1067 (online)