Water Ski Days

Lions and Lakesters announce 32nd Water Ski Days car and tractor show

Jun 1, 2022
The Lake City Lakesters car club and the Lake City Lions will, again, co-host the annual Water Ski Days weekend car and tractor show. This year marks the 32nd such event for these groups. The show will be held on Saturday, June 25, at the Lake City High School football field located at the corner...

Water Ski Days buttons available

May 25, 2022
Buttons for the 50th annual Water Ski Days festival are now on sale at locations around Lake City. Water Ski Days buttons are $5 each or 3 for $10. The commemorative button is required for admission into the beverage tent along with entertainment tickets. Also, the button provides access to the...

Sign-up open for Rotary 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Kids Fun Run

May 11, 2022
The Lake City Rotary Club Circle of Life Run/Walk 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Kids Fun Run will be Saturday, June 25, in Lake City at Underwood Park. It’s part of the Water Ski Days festival. Registration before June 23 is $35 for adults, and $10 for ages 12 and up. People can register online at...

Flags of Valor to return for sixth year

May 11, 2022
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 have announced that the Flags of Valor display of American flags will be held during Water Ski Days again this year. This will be the organizations’ sixth year of sponsoring the flag display along North Highway 61 from Ohuta Park to...

Rotary: Sponsors made successful Circle of Life possible

Jul 21, 2021
The Lake City Rotary Club’s Circle of Life was a wonderful success again this year. It was held on a beautiful Saturday morning June 26 during the Water Ski celebration. We would like to thank our sponsors. Without them this event could not be possible: Presenting Sponsors: Mayo Clinic Health...

Flags of Valor was huge success

Jul 7, 2021
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary wish to thank everyone who helped to make the Flags Of Valor display a huge success. To all who donated to sponsor flags, all who helped to assemble and then returned to take them down. To all who walked the way daily to make sure that they...

2021 car and tractor show winners

Jun 30, 2021
Top award winners from the Lake City Lions Club and Lakesters Car Club Water Ski Days car and tractor show were as follows: Duane and Julie Evanson (above) from Galesville, Wis., won with their 1963 Chevy Nova SS. Mike Haase (below) from Lake City won with a 1936 Unstyled John Deere A.-Photos by...

Corrected: Water Ski Days 2021

Jun 30, 2021
Scenes from 49th annual Water Ski Days celebration. Editor's note: This article has been corrected with Faye Brown's correct group affiliation.

Letter: Garden could use more plants

Jun 30, 2021
Apparently, Lake Citians think there should be more shade along Garden Street. I remember when this block had more shade. There were birds and beautiful fall colors of course, and less rainwater runoff and pollution, but what I remember most about the trees on this boulevard, is shade.  

It’s time for Water Ski Days 2021

Jun 23, 2021
The 49th Water Ski Days is set to go off this weekend in Lake City. All the marquee events are back for this year’s festival, which runs June 25-27, but some things have moved because of construction at the Ohuta Beach area. The biggest change will be the location of the beer tent. Instead of the...


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