Patton Park

Community group representatives get nature activity training

Aug 23, 2023
Representatives of groups from around the region came to Lake City Public Library Monday, Aug. 21, for a workshop on connecting children with nature. Sara Holger led the event on behalf of Project Get Outdoors, a Wabasha-based non-profit she founded in 2005 dedicated to working “with community...

Civility in the shade at Patton Park

Aug 2, 2023
Participants in a civil discussion group organized by Larry Foster in Patton Park on July 26 found some shade under a large tree. This was the second such meeting. “The goal is to share ideas about what we each believe and consider important and to explore the basis for those beliefs. As the name...

Second civility discussion planned for July 26

Jul 19, 2023
This is an open invitation to anyone interested in attending the second Civility discussion session on Wednesday, July 26, from noon to 1 p.m. in Patton Park by the gazebo. Bring a lawn chair and cooling drink. There is no prescribed agenda for this session. A question to consider in advance of...

Park a clean, well-lighted place for the holidays

Nov 30, 2022
Scenes from the Patton Park holiday lighting event on Nov. 26.

Chamber holiday lighting, local shopping event is Saturday, Nov. 26

Nov 23, 2022
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce and City of Lake City are lighting up Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 26. This year the Chamber is again coinciding the event with Shop Small Saturday and they encourage residents and visitors “to spend the day at local retailers and restaurants before heading to the...

Jazz band plays Patton Park concert

Aug 17, 2022
The Lincoln High School jazz band played a concert in Patton Park Thursday, Aug. 11, as part of the Lake City 150th Celebration. People can find information about the yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Lake City on the Lake City 150th Celebration...

Thanks for sharing thoughts on farmer’s market location

Aug 3, 2022
After having a conversation with (Lake City Planning and Community Development Director) Megan Smith at city hall about Lake City Market by the Lake I felt I should share the information I was told. So many of you have stopped me or called me with your thoughts after my letter was in the Graphic...

Patton Park a better fit for farmers market

Jun 29, 2022
I know a lot of work has gone into redoing Ohuta Park. Kids love the splash pad. With all the cement and planting now it is not as comfortable for a farmers market. It is harder to park even for vendors and farther for many to walk to get there. I would be interested to see how many vendors and...

Chemical use threatens trees

May 11, 2022
Patton Park is Lake City’s central and historical park. Many residents and visitors wander through it, especially in summer. This spring, Patton Park is in sad condition. Chemicals that have been sprayed around each tree, bush, post, and bench (anything that doesn’t move) kill the grass and weeds...

St. John’s Living History Museum is Friday, April 22, in Patton Park

Apr 20, 2022
The students of St. John’s Lutheran School and Roots to Wings Learning Center are inviting the public “to watch history come alive by visiting our Living History Wax Museum,” the school said in a news release. The annual event will take place on Friday, April 22 in Patton Park. “This year’s...


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