water ski days parade

Huppert to be grand marshal of Water Ski Days parade

Jun 22, 2022
Nearly anyone who played a horn or banged a drum at Bluff View Elementary School in the last four decades is likely to recognize this year’s Water Ski Days parade grand marshal, Gail Huppert. At the end of the 2021-2022 school year, Huppert marked 40 years teaching in Lake City. She retired at the...

Untiring man behind the scenes chosen to be parade grand marshal

Jun 19, 2019
The Water Ski Days committee has nominated a grand marshall for the 48th annual Water Ski Days Grand Parade. This year’s honoree will be Jim Klennert. For the last 33 years Jim Klennert has watched the Water Ski Days parade while manning his post at Lincoln High School. This year he will be treated...

Letter: A special performance for late, great musicians

Jun 29, 2017
To the editor: On Sunday, as a lot of us were gathered on South Garden Street waiting for the parade to start, the Tiger marching band came by, heading to the football field. Then they stopped right on the corner of Wisconsin and Garden streets. It was on that corner where former Lake City High...

Fiesta Jalisco, scouts among parade winners

Jun 29, 2017
The Water Ski Days parade committee has announced the “people’s choice” winners for the parade. In the Chamber of Commerce members category, Fiesta Jalisco came in first, Eagle Hang Gliding was second and Fiesta Foods was third. Among Shrine and clown units, first place went to the Rochester...

Race car driver to appear at Water Ski Days events

Jun 22, 2017
Twenty-year-old race car driver Michael Ostdiek of Lakeville will make several appearances in Lake City over Water Ski Days weekend. Ostdiek is a winner in both Elko (Minnesota) Speedway super late model and Big 8 Series competition. He placed third in the 2016 Kulwick Driver Development Program...

Long-time Legion leaders Emery and Vicky Fick named Water Ski Days parade grand marshals

Jun 14, 2017
Lake City American Legion Commander Emery Fick didn’t have great aspirations when he began attending Legion meetings regularly in 2000. He was going to meetings because after selling his dairy herd he had something else, free time. Four meetings later, in November, he became the post’s commander,...

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