Paving progress on Section 3

Oct 14, 2020
An aerial photo by Steve Brown taken Saturday, Oct. 10 shows bituminous surface covering much of Section 3 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project. The most recent project update email from the Minnesota Department of Transportation said the project was on track for completion by early November,...

Clear skies, fall colors, cam views

Oct 14, 2020
Local photographers took advantage of the great fall weather on Saturday to capture the fall foliage at or near its peak. Ben Threinen and Steve Brown both submitted photos they took that day. Traffic through the area was heavy that day as people flocked to the river valley to take in the colorful...

Library offers virtual tour down Mississippi

Sep 9, 2020
The public is invited to travel virtually down the Mississippi River in the three-part series “A Journey Down the Mississippi” with Minnesota photographer Doug Ohman. “Ohman takes us on a kayaking adventure starting at Itasca State Park, the official beginning of the mighty river. He tells a...

Photography club exhibit open Aug. 29 and 30 at Lake City Area Arts

Aug 26, 2020
A new photography exhibit from members of the Lake City Photography Club and others will be open to the public this weekend at Lake City Area Arts (LCAA). The Exhibit will be open Saturday, Aug. 29, and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit features photographs from members of the...

Lilies line Hillwood Drive

Jul 8, 2020
Jil Garry of Lake City submitted this photo of tiger lilies lining Hillwood Drive in Lake City. The flowerbed stretched about 80 feet along the back of Linda Soteros’ property on King’s Row. Soteros said she first planted some lilies there about 10 years ago, and the perennials have thickened and...

Fawns spotted near Oak Center

Jun 17, 2020
Lake City photographer Ben Threinen took a photo of two fawns following a doe near Oak Center on Sunday, June 14.

City in bloom over holiday weekend

May 28, 2020
Ben Threinen submitted this photo looking north along Lyon Avenue. “With all the trees in bloom Lake City looks great this summer,” he said.

Storm sewer work on north end of highway project

May 13, 2020
This photo by Steve Brown shows some of the storm sewer work taking place on the north end of the Highway 61 reconstruction project. During the weekly project update meeting Tuesday, Dick Swenke of Rochester Sand and Gravel said work on the storm sewer will continue over the next week. Topsoil...

Utility work underway downtown

May 6, 2020
Steve Brown of Lake City took this photo looking almost straight down into a crater-like hole at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Marion Street where workers were placing utilities this week. Brown has flown his drone since the beginning of the project to track its progress from above.

Painted turtles on a log

Apr 30, 2020
Seven painted turtles sun themselves on a log south of the Lake City Sportsman’s Club.
-Photo by Ben Threinen


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