Water Ski Days

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...

Letter: A special performance for late, great musicians

Jun 29, 2017
To the editor: On Sunday, as a lot of us were gathered on South Garden Street waiting for the parade to start, the Tiger marching band came by, heading to the football field. Then they stopped right on the corner of Wisconsin and Garden streets. It was on that corner where former Lake City High...

Old Curmudgeon - 6-29-17

Jun 29, 2017
Another Water Ski Days is history. The Old Curmudgeon has a dimly lit memory of meeting Ralph Samuelson when Ralph was in the Marigold Days Parade in Mantorville all those years ago.  That was at some time in the last century! A stroll through the park this past weekend was a reminder of how...

Fiesta Jalisco, scouts among parade winners

Jun 29, 2017
The Water Ski Days parade committee has announced the “people’s choice” winners for the parade. In the Chamber of Commerce members category, Fiesta Jalisco came in first, Eagle Hang Gliding was second and Fiesta Foods was third. Among Shrine and clown units, first place went to the Rochester...


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