On Saturday, Sept. 11, reminders appeared around Lake City of the terrorist attacks committed on that day 20 years earlier. Two of the most prominent were a lawn painting on S.
Florence Township officials and citizens will meet Monday, Sept. 20, to hear a presentation on a study finding that either 85 or 87 of 91 sub-surface treatment systems (SSTS, also referred to as septic systems) are out of compliance.
Members of the Lincoln High School class of 1951 met for lunch at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City to celebrate their 70-year high school reunion.
Saturday’s Lake City Music Showcase featured musicians throughout the day, including festival closers Dropped Pennies, pictured above. Russ Baldwin booked the musicians, who all performed for free to help Lake City Area Arts raise money for its...
Jeanne Pietig captured this photo of the Lake City Marina’s outer harbor with a rainbow in the background after a brief downpour last week. Another rainbow is barely visible, she said.
Last week members and volunteers shocked corn for the corn shredding at Autumn Harvest Days to be held on Sept. 25 and 26 at the Marilyn and Dwain Gerken farm.
On Saturday, Sept. 11, reminders appeared around Lake City of the terrorist attacks committed on that day 20 years earlier. Two of the most prominent were a lawn painting on S. 10th Street (above) and the Lake City Fire Department ladder truck holding a flag aloft over Lakeshore Drive in downtown...
Florence Township officials and citizens will meet Monday, Sept. 20, to hear a presentation on a study finding that either 85 or 87 of 91 sub-surface treatment systems (SSTS, also referred to as septic systems) are out of compliance. A summary of the report MSA Professional Services published...
By a 5-2 vote Monday, the Lake City City Council approved a preliminary property tax levy of $3,937,427. Once the preliminary levy is set, it can be lowered or kept the same when the council approves a final levy. The actual amount of city property taxes paid by individual property owners is...
Jeanne Pietig captured this photo of the Lake City Marina’s outer harbor with a rainbow in the background after a brief downpour last week. Another rainbow is barely visible, she said.
Saturday’s Lake City Music Showcase featured musicians throughout the day, including festival closers Dropped Pennies, pictured above. Russ Baldwin booked the musicians, who all performed for free to help Lake City Area Arts raise money for its young musicians fund. The fund provides grants and...
Members of the Lincoln High School class of 1951 met for lunch at The Railhouse Grill in Lake City to celebrate their 70-year high school reunion. Pictured, from left, are Dave Bremer, Dana Collins, Harold Meyers, Jim Collins, Dolores Kriett Nelson, Darwin Meyers, Mona Blee, George Holden, Iris...
Last week members and volunteers shocked corn for the corn shredding at Autumn Harvest Days to be held on Sept. 25 and 26 at the Marilyn and Dwain Gerken farm. This will be the 21st annual celebration of the areas agrarian heritage featuring equipment on display, demonstrations, competitions, food...
In 2020 eight seniors graduated for the Lake City High School girls soccer team. 2021 brings with it four brand new defenders, a veteran goalie, and mature offensive leadership. “We have been dangerous offensively in each game so far,” says Coach Zemke. Tigers bowed 2-4 against St. Charles after...
The Lake City Tigers put on another exciting volleyball performance against the Kasson-Mantorville KoMets on Sept. 2, but ultimately lost the match winning only 1 of the 4 total games. The Tigers pushed hard against the opponent’s notoriously fast offense and solid defense, forcing the KoMets to...
The Lake City varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams traveled to Rochester on Saturday, Sept. 4, to take part in Century High School’s invitational tournament. The event gave teams an opportunity for an extended day of competition, including the chance to face a few schools that they would...
Wabasha County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold their regular board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 8:15 a.m. at the County Board Room, 625 Jefferson Ave., Wabasha. Peopel who want to attend are asked to call the office at 651-560-2053 for information as attendance...
Frontenac State Park is hosting a night sky program on Oct, 2, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. “Members of the Rochester Astronomy Club will be present for a relaxing night of stargazing,” according to a news release. “You will learn about constellations and their lore, see planets, nebulae from past...
Several loud booming noises audible in and around Lake City Sunday evening triggered several reports to law enforcement, but the source of the noises remained a mystery as of Tuesday, Sept. 14. A representative of the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office said they received reports from the areas of...
Following a historic win to start the season, Lake City continued to fire on all cylinders in week two as the Tigers breezed past La Crescent for a 39-12 road victory last Friday night. The Tigers dominated the opening quarter of play and wasted little time getting on the scoreboard. Justin...
The Hiawatha Animal Humane Society will hold its annual 5K-9 Fun Walk/Run with dogs on Saturday, Oct. 16. The race starts at 9 a.m., and check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. The course begins and ends at BARK, LLC., 1500 W. Marion Street in Lake City. Microchipping and nail trimming services will be...
The Lake City and Wabasha public libraries are hosting several free events focused on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. First, an informative discussion, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia 101, led by Robyn Birkeland, Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at...
The Lake City Rotary Club will present a public presentation on medical cannabis on Sept. 27. Kert Severson will be giving a public presentation on the “The Use of Medical Cannabis; A Practical Guide” at the Rotary Club, Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m. at Port 104 Bar and Restaurant, 104 N. Washington St.,...
On Monday, Aug. 30, a group of six Lake City Lion members ventured north to the Minnesota State Fair. No, this was not a trip to sample foods or to partake in the vast array of events and shows offered there.
Lake Citians enjoy celebrations. Consider marking your calendars for many months of events that will appeal to all ages. 2022 will be the celebration of a number of events such as the incorporation of Lake City as a city, the 100th celebration of the invention of waterskiing, and the 50th...
The Lake City Historical Society is looking for people to help promote the history of Lake City by serving on its board of directors. People with an interest in community and area history, a vision for the future expansion of the history display, or who have marketing, technology and business...
Lake City Tiger Bowling started out the season on Saturday Sept. 11 with a home match at Port 104. The varsity team went 1 and 1. The Tigers took on Winona in the first match winning 4 games to 1. They were led by Dru Kohrs and Resa Laqua who were both 100 in fill percentage. The Tigers moved on...
The Goodhue County Board met Tuesday, Sept. 7, to discuss a non-metallic mineral extraction, different construction projects and more. Here is what you need to know. The board has granted Doug Herrick of Herrick Properties LLP permission to create a non-metallic mineral extraction facility near...
The Lake City High School girls tennis team defeated Red Wing 4-3 on Sept. 8. At No. 1 singles, Madeline Medvec of Lake City defeated Hannah Kosek of Red Wing, 7-5, 6-3. At No. 2 singles, Brooke Bee of Lake City defeated Ava Johnson of Red Wing, 6-0, 6-1. At No. 3 singles, Allie Roe of Red Wing...
At their regular meeting on Sept. 7, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners voted 3-1 in favor of investing up to $1 million of the Federal American Rescue Funds (ARF) to Broadband (Internet) projects. Commissioner Don Springer was absent. County Administrator Michael Plante and County...
The Lake City Boys Soccer teams played Cannon Falls at home last Tuesday. The varsity team played a smart, fast paced game with quick passing. Coach Patrick Palmer praised the team for building on the teamwork they showed in previous matches. He is eager to watch them continue to evolve as a team...
The Lake City Public Library invites the public to a cooking demonstration with Inga Witscher, host of the PBS series Around the Farm Table. “Inga will talk about the benefits of ‘buying local,’ share what’s happening on her farm, and cook up a delicious fall-inspired recipe,” the library said in...

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