Water Ski Days

Dickson wins St. John’s quilt drawing

Jul 18, 2018
Rosie Dickson, left, won the quilt in St John’s Water Ski Days drawing. Pictured with Rosie is Joanie Kohrs, one of the quilters from St. John’s Lutheran Church who make quilts for veterans, elderly, and “anyone who needs to be wrapped up in some love,” according to a news release.

Letter: So many ideas for Lake City

Jul 12, 2018
To the editor: Well here goes my second attempt at being a local celebrity, since my first attempt did not work. As I sit and watch yet another downpour on a late afternoon, enough rain for now and on the subjects at hand regarding this unbelievable place we get to call home. I have lived in...

Water Ski Days grand parade awards

Jun 27, 2018
Winners from the Water Ski Days grand parade are as follows. People’s Choice Horse Unit: Goldsmith Belgians. Royalty: First place, Defeat of Jesse James Days; second place, Goodhue County Volksfest Royalty; third place, Red Wing Royal Ambassadors. Chamber of Commerce members: first place, Fiesta...

Nice weather for Water Ski Days

Jun 27, 2018
Nice weather all weekend helped this year’s Water Ski Days become the most successful ever by at least one measure, according to Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson in an email June 25. “We had a phenomenal Water Ski Days weekend,” she said. “We couldn’t have asked for...

Water Ski Days parade band winners announced

Jun 27, 2018
The Lake City Tiger Band played host to six visiting bands during the annual Water Ski Days parade June 24.On display for the Tigers was their new banner provided by the Lake City VFW Post.Results from the band competition during the Water Ski Days parade are as follows:Class A — Litchfield, first...

Band prepares to head west for Cody Stampede

Jun 27, 2018
The Lake City Tiger Marching Band has been on a roll. The past week saw the band receive first place finishes in Foley and Milaca before finishing a half point behind Benson to take second in the Rochesterfest parade. All competition considered, this band has compiled a record that is one of the...

Taylor Heise to be Water Ski Days parade grand marshall

Jun 20, 2018
Thrice 18U Women’s Hockey world champion and reigning Miss Hockey Taylor Heise of Lake City will be the grand marshall of this year’s Water Ski Days parade. The daughter of Amy and Tony Heise, Taylor graduated from Red Wing High School this spring and will attend the University of Minnesota this...

Water ski replica found in just 34 minutes

Jun 20, 2018
The trio of Helen Wheeler Nelson (left), Polina Duchelle (center), and Liam Duchelle quickly discovered the replica water skis in the Water Ski Days replica hunt. They won $100 in Chamber Bucks.


Water Ski Days are here again

Jun 20, 2018
Lake City’s annual celebration of being the one true birthplace of water skiing runs Friday through Sunday. Michelle Larson, executive director of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, started in the position just before last year’s Water Ski Days. That event featured a re-configuration of the beer...

St. John's: We're ready for Water Ski Days

Jun 20, 2018
St. John’s Lutheran Church members and school students are preparing for the upcoming Water Ski Days (WSD) celebration. Some will be scooping up hand-dipped ice cream cones and root beer floats at the St. John’s ice cream stand, to be located in the southeast corner of Patton Park. St. John’s...

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