volunteerism

Volunteers prep Hok-Si-La hall for another season

May 11, 2022
Members of the Lake City Lions Club and Lake City Kiwanis Club helped prepare the dining hall for the 2022 season recently. “Hall and kitchen look fantastic,” Hok-Si-La Park Manager Joanne Klees said. “Thank you to Bob Walker for sharing his delicious homemade scones with us.” Pictured above, from...

Community turns out to help people in need

Mar 23, 2022
As our Lake City Rotary works on our Circle of Life Marathon fundraiser, I am reminded of how generous our businesses and citizens are here in Lake City. Whether it’s our Rotary Circle of Life Marathon, ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, Abby Fick benefit, or one of the many other benifits...

State park association awards Wally Siewert a Golden Leaf

Feb 16, 2022
Wally Siewert worked his entire career at Frontenac State Park. He was the lead maintenance worker officially but was the go-to person for so many park projects as well as a go between when working with the community. Having lived his entire life within and adjacent to it, he knew every corner of...

Lion’s club’s ‘Everyday Hero’ Ron Weigel is a role model for all

Feb 9, 2022
ln the past I have written and submitted information regarding activities of the Lake City Lions club, with the expressed intent of identifying the benefit generated by those activities for the community. This article is slightly different in the sense that I am writing about a single Lion member...

Key Club offers to rake yards

Oct 13, 2021
The Lake City Key Club will be volunteering to rake yards of those who need help on Thursday, Oct. 21. Please contact Emily Dinsmore by emailing 22edinsmore@lake-city.k12.mn.us if you would like us to stop by and rake your yard.

4-H preps for Wabasha County Fair

Jun 30, 2021
Wabasha County Fair preparation has started. “The 4-H youth and adults showed up excited and ready to help on Sunday, June 27 as work began for the preparation for the fair,” according to a 4-H news release. “The Fair Board is very excited to have the return of the fair July 14-17 and have planned...

Volunteers needed for Flags of Valor display

Jun 9, 2021
The American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary are planning their annual patriotic display of American Flags along North Highway 61 during Water Ski Days from June 23 to 28. Volunteers are needed to help assemble and place flags along the route. Assembly and setup will begin at 9 a.m. on...

Join a historic history celebration

Jun 3, 2021
All are welcome: young, old, new, long time, part time or full time residents. 2022 is the year and Lake City is the place to be. It will be the sesquicentennial celebration - 150 years - since the formal incorporation of the city. Over the years the city has evolved from one visited by paddle...

Sportsman’s Club picks up adopted highway

Apr 28, 2021
Members of the Lake City Sportsman’s Club pose for a photo April 17 after picking up garbage along Highway 63. According to the club, they picked up 13 bags of trash and lots of 5 Hour Energy bottles. They have adopted the stretch of highway since 2013.



Rasmussen: DLC thankful for big turnout at cleanup event

Apr 28, 2021
On Saturday, April 24, the Destination Lake City (DLC), together with the Lake City Sportsman’s Club and the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance group, co-sponsored a community clean up day for Lake City’s shoreline and downtown area. By our count we had 59 individuals show up to collect and clean up trash...

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