Making the most of summer’s end

Sep 5, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen sent this photo of his wife, Lola, pouring juice for their granddaughters Amelie and Adeline as they sit on their Lilly Pad on their last day of summer vacation.

Photo club completes 'River' challenge, plans Minneapolis trip

Aug 21, 2019
The August meeting of the Lake City Photography Club began with a review of monthly challenge photos for the theme, “River.” The photos highlighted river activities, natural elements, beautiful views and interesting perspectives. Throughout the month members share their challenge photos on the club...

Watching a royal procession on Lake Pepin

Aug 14, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen captured this image of people gathering on Marina Point to watch the American Queen and American Duchess riverboats pass by on their journey south on Monday, Aug. 12, at about 7:30 p.m.

Deluge gives way to unusually low rainbow

Jul 17, 2019
This photo came from Erik Fridell, the UPS delivery driver in Lake City. “This is a shot I took with my iPhone across from the 800 block of N. Lakeshore around 5:30 p.m. after yesterday’s quick deluge,” he wrote in an email July 10. “I was showing this photo around to my customers today because I...

Photography club faces challenge

Jul 17, 2019
The Lake City Photography Club meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at the Lake City Public Library. Each month members participate in a photo challenge. The challenge for June was to take photos of anything with a face. Jeff Bartelt shared a power point presentation on...
Photo by Ben Threinen

Pelicans on Frontenac pond

Apr 24, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen spotted many pelicans on Frontenac Pond late last week. Over the next few days the pelicans departed.

Grant funds marina photo exhibit

Mar 20, 2019
The Lake City Photography Club, in conjunction with Lake City Area Arts, has been awarded an arts grant by the Greater Lake City Area Community Foundation. The grant will be used to create a new photo display at the Lake City Marina. The display will be installed in May and remain in place for...

Drone’s-eye panorama of Lake City

Mar 14, 2019
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen stitched four drone photos together to creat this panorama aerial view of Lake City and the Mississippi River.

Labor Day royalty

Sep 5, 2018
A monarch perches on a flower on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. Photographer Ben Threinen said he couldn’t remember seeing so many on a single day.

Local art on display at marina

Aug 1, 2018
The Lake City Marina, 201 South Franklin Street, is a very colorful place these days with art work from the Show and Share art group and the Lake City Photography Club on display. The Show and Share art exhibit, My Passion, will run through Aug. 6. The Lake City Photography Club photo display will...


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