Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance

Kernza, celebrated

Jun 22, 2022
A daylong celebration for a perennial grain that boosters say could prevent runoff was held Saturday, June 18, at Ohuta Park. Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance organized the event. The non-profit is dedicated to the effort to slow the sedimentation that is filling in Lake Pepin. “Kernza is the first...

Kernza Fest is Saturday

Jun 15, 2022
Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance is sponsoring Kernza Fest on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Ohuta Park in Lake City. “See, taste, and learn about innovations in water-healthy agriculture at Kernza Fest, a first-of-its kind event by the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance,” the alliance said in...

Public tours city wastewater treatment facility in conjunciton with ‘We Are Water’

Jun 15, 2022
In addition to helping sponsor the “We Are Water MN” exhibit currently on shared display at the Lake City Public Library and the Lake City Art Center, The Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance also sponsored a special tour of Lake City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility on May 21. The tour was conducted on site...

KernzaFest coming to Ohuta Beach

May 11, 2022
Alex Kielty (left) of Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance (LPLA) talks with poet and multimedia artist Moheb Soliman on April 28 at Ohuta Beach. LPLA is organizing a free June 18 event in the park called KernzaFest, and Soliman was showing him a sign that could be on display during the event. According to...

River canoeing and beach clean-up event planned for May 22

May 4, 2022
Wabasha County 4-H and Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance are planning a river canoeing and beach clean-up on Sunday, May 22 from noon to 4 p.m. Community members are invited to join a canoe journey guided by Wilderness Inquiry, an outdoor education non-profit. “We have 40 spots available in large canoes...

Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance rep speaks to Lake City Rotary Club

Apr 27, 2022
Dick Boerger (right), Lake City Rotarian, hands speaker Alex Kielty from Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, a Rotary Pandemic Cookbook. Kielty came to the meeting on Monday, April 25. He spoke about Kernza, a new perennial grain that maximizes water quality and profitability, the club said. People can...

Tours of Lake City wastewater treatment plant announced

Apr 20, 2022
People can find out about how Lake City treats all of the water leaving wastewater pipes in the city by touring the Lake City Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. “As part of the We Are Water exhibition on view from April 28 - June 20 at the Lake City...

We Are Water comes to Lake City April 28

Apr 20, 2022
Lake City is one of seven host communities for We Are Water MN, a traveling exhibit and event series meant to foster a connection between people and water resources. “We Are Water MN deepens connections between the humanities and water through a network of partnerships, a traveling exhibit, and...

Water stories and science featured at LCAA event

Jul 21, 2021
Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) presented an eclectic event July 15 featuring music, poetry, fiction, science, and creative non-fiction all around a single theme: water. “Watershed Forum: A Mix of Art and Science” looked at water from the perspective of commerce, conservation, recreation, and...

Rasmussen: DLC thankful for big turnout at cleanup event

Apr 28, 2021
On Saturday, April 24, the Destination Lake City (DLC), together with the Lake City Sportsman’s Club and the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance group, co-sponsored a community clean up day for Lake City’s shoreline and downtown area. By our count we had 59 individuals show up to collect and clean up trash...

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