A vivid sunrise

Oct 20, 2021
Jim Mack submitted this photo of an especially vivid sunrise over Lake Pepin on Oct. 13.

A great many pelicans visit Lake Pepin

Sep 22, 2021
Lake Pepin has been a popular gathering place for pelicans recently, as this photo from Ben Threinen shows. “Last Thursday through Saturday the pelicans were a beautiful sight to watch,” he writes. “I do not remember a fall with this many pelicans stopping by Lake City.”

Rainbows emerge after brief downpour

Sep 15, 2021
Jeanne Pietig captured this photo of the Lake City Marina’s outer harbor with a rainbow in the background after a brief downpour last week. Another rainbow is barely visible, she said.

fishing in 
the haze

Aug 4, 2021
Lake City photographer Steve Brown took this photo of anglers clustered around Marina Point as the sun set through the haze. Wildfires in Canada have brought a smoky haze and air quality warnings to the midwest. Current air quality information is available from the Minnesota Pollution Control...

Local photography on display at Lake City Marina

Jul 7, 2021
The Lake City Marina is hosting a photography exhibit featuring work by the members of the Lake City Photography Club. Each month at the group’s meeting, members share photographs inspired by a challenge theme. The exhibit is a selection of those photos. The exhibit can be viewed when the marina...

Sun sets behind Flags of Valor display

Jun 30, 2021
Photographer Steve Brown of Lake City captured this image of an orange sunset providing a backdrop for the American Legion Flags of Valor Display along the Riverwalk.

Blue heron lets one get away

May 12, 2021
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen submitted this photo of “a blue heron practicing catch and release before the Saturday fishing opener.”

Pink super moon through a haze

Apr 28, 2021
Foreground foliage creates a striking silhouette against the hazy light from the Pink Moon in this photo by Ben Threinen from April 26. According to NASA Science Solar System Exploration blog, the Pink Moon is named “after the herb moss pink, also known as creeping phlox, moss phlox, or mountain...

One last time on the ice

Mar 24, 2021
Raptors on the frozen waters of Lake Pepin Friday in a photo submitted by Terri Orth. By now their perch has melted away.

Ice disappearing from Lake Pepin

Mar 17, 2021
Photographer Steve Brown captured this image of the beach at Hok-Si-La Park as the winter ice pulls away from shore. “No swimmers at the beach,” he wrote. “Won’t be long and the ice will be all gone.”


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