A proposal for what Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols said would be the largest tax abatement in city history will get a public hearing. The Lake City City Council approved the measure Sept. 11 in one of two votes relating to a proposed hospice facility...
Some members of the Lake City City Council appeared to be experiencing sellers remorse even before the council voted 4-3 to accept a proposal to move a house on city-owned property to another lot in the city. The city had housed ambulance service...
Thomas and the Shakes perform at the intersection of Center Street and Washington Street as shoppers explore merchandise booths in Lake City Sunday during the Lake City Chamber of Commerce’s annual Junk Crush. Chamber Executive Assistant Linda...
Rural Lake City’s 18th annual celebration of the harvest season is just over a week away. Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days will be Sept. 23 and 24 at 64245 355th Ave., Lake City. The festival will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m...
The Lake City High School boys soccer team added another win to their total as they defeated Byron 1-0 Sept. 5 on the road, in a rematch of their season-ending game last year.The game started with overcast skies and the only goal of the game came...
In a state poll released Sept. 11, the Lake City Tiger girls tennis team was ranked No. 10 in Class A.On Monday, Sept. 11, they traveled to Baldwin-Woodville and came home with the win, 6-1.In singles play, Ava Wallerich won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1;...
A proposal for what Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols said would be the largest tax abatement in city history will get a public hearing. The Lake City City Council approved the measure Sept. 11 in one of two votes relating to a proposed hospice facility in the Jewel development. Developer Scott LeFavre...
Some members of the Lake City City Council appeared to be experiencing sellers remorse even before the council voted 4-3 to accept a proposal to move a house on city-owned property to another lot in the city. The city had housed ambulance service personnel in the house next to City Hall after...
The bikes of the Lake City Community Bike Program have moved out of the Lake City Marina parking lot and onto a pad of their own at the corner of Center Street and Franklin Street. A shelter for the bikes has been ordered and is expected to be installed next spring, Lake City City Council member...
Lake City City Councilmembers will have a special meeting Monday, Sept. 18, to discuss whether the city should submit a request for state bonding money in the 2018 cycle. City officials presented potential projects to members of the House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee Sept. 5....
The Goodhue County Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Community and Economic Development Associates (CEDA) will host its ninth Annual Goodhue County EDA Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Mount Frontenac Golf Course, 32420 Ski Rd., Frontenac. This free event runs from 8 a.m. to noon and will...
Rural Lake City’s 18th annual celebration of the harvest season is just over a week away. Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days will be Sept. 23 and 24 at 64245 355th Ave., Lake City. The festival will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Attractions include a country...
Sandy Hadler, Correspondent Approximately 40 people attended the public hearing at the Goodhue County Court House in Red Wing on Tuesday, Sept. 5 to discuss a proposed sales tax that would be used strictly for highway road construction projects. Public Works Director Greg Isakson explained that...
To the editor: There are several positive things happening in Lake City and it’s time for an update on a few of them. As you may know, the Lake Pepin Interpretive Center and arts boards were going down a path to possibly occupy the same building together. When it was determined that this wasn’t...
The big yellow school bus passing the Old Curmudgeon’s window sent his mind reeling back to the one-room school that was a mile south of his childhood home in Dodge County. Yes, it was uphill both ways! One half of the mile was a township road and the other half was a county road. He started the...
To the editor: On Saturday, Sept. 2, I had a sidewalk sale on my corner at Lakewood Avenue and 7th Street South. Everything was going great until I noticed someone had stolen a box of fishing lures, some of which I’ve had for over 40 years. Someone else stole a small pewter box jewelry set I’ve...
Rudy Maxa, the host of travel shows on public television and radio, will speak at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets are $10. Proceeds benefit Lake City Area Arts, a non-profit group formed to support arts activity in Lake City. Maxa is the host of “Maxa’s World,” a...
To the editor: In response to Ron Schimbeno’s letter in the Sept. 7, 2017 issue of the Graphic. I work in Red Wing four days a week and drive through the downtown area each of those four days. Red Wing is a busy town. There is a lot of traffic flowing through the downtown at any given time of the...
—Photo by Cherie Meincke
The Lake City High School boys soccer team added another win to their total as they defeated Byron 1-0 Sept. 5 on the road, in a rematch of their season-ending game last year.The game started with overcast skies and the only goal of the game came from Brendan Koplin, off an assist from Jacob...
The Lake City Tiger harriers competed in the “Crazy Buffalo” Invite in La Crescent at their last meet.  The girls’ team won both the varsity and junior high meet while the boys finished 13 points behind number 11 ranked La Crescent and placed second.  The boys junior high team had an incomplete...
—Photo by Dave Ender
In a state poll released Sept. 11, the Lake City Tiger girls tennis team was ranked No. 10 in Class A.On Monday, Sept. 11, they traveled to Baldwin-Woodville and came home with the win, 6-1.In singles play, Ava Wallerich won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1; Ashley Thieren won 6-1, 6-1 at No. 2; Sarah Ziebarth...
Bridge players who discover duplicate—where competing pairs play the same hands—embark in time on a quest to be designated a life master by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL).  Only a handful of Lake City residents have earned that distinction, and Betty Stori joined that small group on Aug...

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