Philanthropy

Electric Cooperative's round-up program benefits local organizations

Jun 26, 2019
Funds raised by Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members recently benefitted Lake City organizations. In June the Lake City Fire Department received $1,000 to help purchase new boots and turnout gear. The Lake City American Legion received $500 to help fund its summer baseball team. Other...

Ed Foundation round-up begins

Jun 5, 2019
Throughout June, Fiesta Foods shoppers in Lake City can round up their grocery bill to the nearest dollar (or an amount of their choosing). The additional money will go to the Lake City Education Foundation. Pictured, from left, are Fiesta Foods Owner Phil Nyberg and Lake City Education Foundation...

Horner is first to receive Nichols memorial scholarship

Jun 5, 2019
Cathy Nichols was well-known locally as a business leader who managed Lake City’s AmericInn and other hotels. But before that she spent 14 years teaching elementary special education. After her unexpected death last year, Nichols’ family and others donated to an endowment fund managed by the Lake...

Letter: Congratulations on a successful Tootsie Roll campaign

May 23, 2019
To the editor: The Lake City council of the Knights of Columbus wants to congratulate the businesses and citizens of Lake City. Your donations have allowed our campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities to distribute an average of $2,670 per year for the last 10 years. An average of $267...

Fiesta Foods rounds up for Legion ball

May 15, 2019
The Lake City Louis McCahill American Legion Post 110 recently received a donation of $756.85 from Fiesta Foods in Lake City to help support the 2019 Louis McCahill Post 110 American Legion baseball team. The funds received are for the various fees, insurance coverage, uniforms, equipment, field...

May 15 deadline for community funding requests in Lake City

May 8, 2019
The City of Lake City will be following a new process for funding community organizations as it develops its 2020 budget, according to a news release. City staff will take requests for funding in 2020 until May 15, 2019, and will then forward the requests to the City Council for review and to...

Lincoln High School awards night is May 8

May 1, 2019
Lincoln High invites the public to attend the presentation ceremonies and be a part of recognizing outstanding students at Lincoln High School during its annual Awards Night on Wednesday, May 8 at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. “We would like to sincerely thank our scholarship donors that...

Aktion club supports Food for Kidz

Apr 17, 2019
Members of the Lake City Aktion Club presented a check to the Stewartville Kiwanis Club for $114.00 for the 16th Annual Food for Kidz held at the Civic Center in Stewartville, Minn. Twelve Lake City Aktion Club members, along with staff, helped pack bags of rice and bean meals to be shipped to...

Tiger home victories determine education foundation donation

Apr 10, 2019
The Lake City Education Foundation expressed gratitude to Lakeshore Agency in Lake City for its recent donation of $2,000 to the Foundation. Lakeshore Agency committed to donating $100 for each boys and girls basketball home game victory during the 2018-19 season. The Lake City Education Foundation...

Round Up nets thousands to feed the hungry

Mar 21, 2019
Phil Nyberg, owner of Fiesta Foods in Lake City, presented a check for $3,232 to Carole Helgerson and volunteers of the Lake City Food Shelf Tuesday. The money was raised during Fiesta Foods’ Operation Round Up held from Thanksgiving to January 1. Customers were asked to “round up” their purchase...

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