Water Ski Days

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...

Water Ski Days parade bands line-up announced

Jun 13, 2018
The bands are back to this year’s 47th annual Water Ski Days parade. The Grand Parade slated for 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, is one of the festival’s premier events attracting huge crowds each year.This year’s parade will feature a line up of units including floats, royalty, patriotic, musical, and...

Rotary run registration extended

Jun 7, 2018
People now have until June 15 to register for the Lake City Rotary Club’s 11th annual 5K 10K, Half Marathon and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, June 23, during Water Ski Day Weekend. The cost for runners ages 13 and up is $40. Runners ages 12 and under can register for $10 each. Registration includes a...

Water Ski Days button design unveiled

May 24, 2018
Lucy Weist 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. Lucy is the recipient of $100 is Chamber Bucks as a result and will have her design displayed on all 2018 Water...

Registration open for third annual 'Flags of Valor' display

May 16, 2018
The American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Post 110 will be presenting a patriotic display of 600 flags along the Riverwalk from Ohuta Park north toward the Willows on June 20 through June 24, which is Water Ski Day weekend in Lake City. “Your support and donations are needed to make this possible....

Looking Ahead: More business and community involvement at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce

Jan 10, 2018
A new year is always a great time for reflection, to gain momentum and become excited about the year ahead. Since taking on this role with the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, I developed a great appreciation for the amazing things our Chamber does for the businesses and the community. I have seen...

Letter: Circle of Life race supports community, Rotary's foreign exhange efforts

Jul 20, 2017
To the editor: The Lake City Rotary Circle of Life fundraising 5k, 10k, half marathon and kids fun run was a great success. With just under 200 runners, the Rotary group was able to raise just over $9,000 after all expenses were paid. Half of the proceeds from the run will be split between the...


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