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Hollands march together at U of M

Sep 8, 2021
Lake City natives and siblings Dorothy Holland (left) and Victor Holland are both members of the University of Minnesota Gopher Marching Band this fall. Dorothy plays flute and Victor plays trumpet in the band. Victor is a member of the Lincoln High School class of 2019. Dorothy graduated from...

A standout Sunday for Heise siblings

Jan 13, 2021
Two Lake City siblings had big games playing different collegiate sports at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10. Taylor Heise had a hat trick playing for the University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey Team in their victory over St. Cloud State. Her brother Nate Heise was the player of the game for the University...

U of M endowed chair named for Lake City resident

Sep 9, 2020
Lake City resident Macaran Baird is being honored with the establishment of the Mac Baird Endowed Chair in Family Medicine Advocacy and Policy at the University of Minnesota. “Created by the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and named for...

LC native’s new podcast features bovines and banter

Apr 15, 2020
Lake City native Brad Heins is co-hosting a new podcast for beef and dairy producers called “The Moos Room.” Produced by the University of Minnesota Beef and Dairy Teams, the podcast is hosted by Joe Armstrong, Heins, and Emily Krekelberg, and is made for both beef and dairy producers. The Moos...

Heise named to All-WCHA Team

Mar 4, 2020
Minnesota Gopher Women’s Hockey player Taylor Heise has been named to the All-WCHA Team. Heise is a Lake City native and the daughter of Amy and Tony Heise. A sophomore, Heise is one of six Gopher players to receive the honor this season. Last year she made the All-WCHA rookie team. This year she...

Grandfather’s sweater dates to Gopher’s golden season

Jan 9, 2020
When the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers beat the Auburn University Tigers 31-24 on New Year’s Day, they accomplished something that no Gopher team had done since 1904: win more than 10 games in a season. Joe Kjelland of Lake City has a personal connection to that 1904 team. His grandfather...

Gopher band member plays at football season’s thrilling coda

Jan 9, 2020
When the football Gophers of the University of Minnesota beat Auburn University 31-24 in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on New Year’s Day, Victor Holland was there pumping up the crowd as a member of the Gopher marching band. Holland, a University of Minnesota freshman and 2019 graduate of...

Professor to speak on Alzheimers Nov. 8 in Zumbro Falls

Nov 1, 2018
A statewide tour by University of Minnesota Professor Joseph Gaugler on “Alzheimer’s Disease: What It Is and What Can Be Done” will make two stops in Wabasha County on Nov. 8. Approximately 94,000 Minnesotans live with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and a quarter million people provide...

Tigers march alongside Gophers

Sep 19, 2018
Six Lake City Marching Band members took part in the University of Minnesota Marching Band Day (UMMB) on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event included the 330 member University of Minnesota Pride of Minnesota Band and over 800 high school band students from around the state. The day included rehearsal...

Fall season sports meeting to be Aug. 9

Aug 8, 2018
On Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium there will be a fall sports parent/athlete/coach meeting.This meeting is for student/athletes in grades seven through 12 who plan to participate in fall sports and their parents.  Those students who do not participate in fall sports along...


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