Water Ski Days

Team Anytime Fitness wins foosball

Jul 3, 2019
Team Anytime Fitness was the winner of the foosball tournament held on Saturday during Water Ski Days.  Team members included, from left: Johanna Jean, Steevenson Jean, Dylan McDonnell, Jeff Daggett, Dawn Bodenhofer and Shaina Bodenhofer. Event sponsors were Anytime Fitness and Creative Minds of...

Water Ski Days Committee ready for big weekend

Jun 26, 2019
Members of the 2019 Water Ski Days Committee pose for a photo outside the Lake City Chamber of Commerce office. “This teams spends months leading up to the event organizing all of the details and planning activities in order to ensure the Water Ski Days festival is an amazing celebration for the...

It's Water Ski Days 2019

Jun 26, 2019
Lake City’s annual celebration of its claim to fame, Water Ski Days, is back from June 28 to June 30. Lake City is the birthplace of waterskiing, if you didn’t know. Water Ski Days features two water ski shows, live music, a beer garden, a carnival, inflatables, Republican pancakes, a craft fair,...

Water Ski Days includes guided history tours

Jun 26, 2019
In conjunction with Water Ski Days, the Lake City Historical Society will be sponsoring guided tours of the South Oak Street Historic District on Saturday, June 29. Houses within the Historic District document the evolution of American domestic architecture in nine distinctive styles, and they’re...

Water Ski Days parade is Sunday

Jun 26, 2019
The Water Ski Days parade will kick off with a bang Sunday at 2 p.m. in Lake City. The parade will feature entries including many local units and Lake City Chamber of Commerce business members. Rounding out the line up will be three car club groups, the Shrine Cycle Patrol, Merry Medics Clowns,...

Letter: Volunteers needed for Flags of Valor

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: The American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary are planning their annual patriotic display of American Flags along Hwy 61 North during Waterski Days from June 26 to July 1. Volunteers are needed to assemble and place flags along the route. If you are able please join us in this...

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...

Langfield’s design to grace Water Ski Days 2019 promotions

May 15, 2019
Emily Langfield is this year’s Water Ski Days Button Design Contest winner. The Water Ski Days committee narrowed the field to three buttons where the final three were voted on via Facebook. Emily is the recipient of $100 in Chamber Bucks and will have her design displayed on all 2019 Water Ski...

Donations, volunteers needed for Flags of Valor

May 8, 2019
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 will be presenting the fourth annual Flags of Valor again this year during Water Ski Days June 26-30. Seven hundred American flags will be displayed along the lake walk from Ohuta Park north to the Willows. “Born in Philadelphia on June...

Letter: It’s time to honor Ritz with a lakefront bandshell

Sep 13, 2018
To the editor: “We’re getting nothing done my friends, we’re getting nothing done.” Those words uttered by the late John McCain resonated with me as I observe the issues before our current City Council . l have been a citizen of Lake City, or the surrounding area for 50-plus years. As I read...


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