Water Ski Days

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...

Water Ski Days a week away

Jun 16, 2021
The 49th annual Water Ski Days begins in just over a week away with music, rides, shopping, fried food, and a lot more on June 25-27. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce organizes the annual event, but they don’t do it alone. Groups and individual volunteers help make the festival a reality. “We are...

Water Ski Days buttons will feature Briannah Shingleton design

Jun 3, 2021
Lincoln High School student Briannah Shingleton submitted the winning design for the Water Ski Days button design contest. Her lake scene with a water skier silhouette in the foreground will appear on this year’s Water Ski Days buttons. The collectible buttons will cost $3 once they become...

Circle of Life sponsors come through for Lake City Rotary Club

Jul 29, 2020
Like the rest of the 2020 Water Ski Days events, this year’s Circle of Life runs were canceled, and disappearing along with them was a source of revenue for the Lake City Rotary Club. Club member Erick Enger said the majority of the event sponsors allowed the club to keep the sponsorship donations...

Big summer blowout? Not this year

Jun 24, 2020
This weekend was supposed to be the 49th annual Water Ski Days. Instead it will go down in history as Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In a typical year, Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson would be coordinating the effort to welcome an estimated 30,000 people to town for...

Flags of Valor canceled for 2020

Apr 30, 2020
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary wish to inform the community that due to the Highway 61 reconstruction project the Flags Of Valor display will be cancelled for the weekend of Water Ski Days the end of June. In addition, concerns of social distancing will make it...

Water Ski Days 2020 canceled

Apr 30, 2020
The next Water Ski Days festival in Lake City will have to wait a year. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce along with the Water Ski Days committee have made the decision to cancel the Water Ski Days festival which was slated to be held June 26-28 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber...


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