The $12 million expansion of Bluff View Elementary School passed a few milestones in the past week. Last week bids were revealed. Supt. Erick Enger told the school board that discussions would follow between Kraus-Anderson, the firm managing the...
Editor’s note: Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, this year, and at a time when there are so few surviving members of the “Greatest Generation,” we gladly accepted the offer of Lake City author B. Wayne Quist to interview and write about Gale R. Hill,...
Once a year, they come to Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City, to build kayaks, to paddle kayaks, to roll kayaks, to harpoon from kayaks, to burn kayaks, but most of all to celebrate a culture and its way of life. Qajaq Camp (pronounced “kayak camp”) is...
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...
The Lake City Tiger boys’ golf team won the Jewel Invitational Monday at The Jewel Golf Club, shooting a tournament record low score of 293.  Second place went to Rochester Mayo with a score of 295.  Northfield took third place in the nine team...
The Lake City Tiger baseball team ended their regular season with two tough losses at home.  Last Friday the Tigers suffered a 1-0 loss to Triton, then on Monday Hayfield topped Lake City 7-3 in nine innings.But up until then Lake City was on a roll...
The $12 million expansion of Bluff View Elementary School passed a few milestones in the past week. Last week bids were revealed. Supt. Erick Enger told the school board that discussions would follow between Kraus-Anderson, the firm managing the project, and the winning bidders to make sure...
Once a year, they come to Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City, to build kayaks, to paddle kayaks, to roll kayaks, to harpoon from kayaks, to burn kayaks, but most of all to celebrate a culture and its way of life. Qajaq Camp (pronounced “kayak camp”) is put on by Qajaq USA, the American Chapter of the...
Schedules are set for Memorial Day observances in Lake City, Zumbro Falls, Millville and the surrounding communities on Monday, May 28. The annual Lake City Memorial Day program will be at the Lincoln High School auditorium this year. After scrambling to move the program from Patton Park to the...
Editor’s note: Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, this year, and at a time when there are so few surviving members of the “Greatest Generation,” we gladly accepted the offer of Lake City author B. Wayne Quist to interview and write about Gale R. Hill, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge as a...
Seven Bluff View Elementary School students were the grand prize winners of the school’s Bluff View On The Move program, which encourages children to put away electronics and get active for a few weeks in the spring. Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City provided funding to purchase one new bike...
Runners, walkers and their canine companions turned out May 12 for the annual Anytime Fitness and Lake Pepin Pet Clinic 5K-9 race. The event raised over $500 for the Hiawatha Animal Humane Society. “A huge measure of thanks are sent from the humane society to the sponsors of the event ... and to...
The Lake City High School Hall of Fame selection committee has announced the 2018 inductees to the hall of fame. This year’s honorees are Brian Sprout in the category of Athletics, Robert Ruberto in Fine Arts, Jim Klennert and Lorne McDonald for Outstanding Contribution, Ronald Schrimpf in the...
Residents of Zumbro Falls will have two new larger recycling sheds in the near future, to replace the three that are deteriorating and can’t be repaired. The Wabasha County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 at their regular meeting on May 14 to purchase two 10 ft. x 20 ft. sheds from Triple R Sales...
The volunteer-led Frontenac State Park Association will implement an oak savanna restoration project in Frontenac State Park with support from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and funds issued by Parks and Trails Council of Minnesota. The project will include volunteer opportunities...
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library would like to remind residents and visitors about the Little Free Library located in McCahill Park. The Little Free Library is maintained and stocked by the Friends as a service to the community. The Little Free Library project began in Hudson, Wis., in...
To the editor: I read in last week’s Graphic that the Lake City Ambulance Service got a beautiful new Ford ambulance. It looks like a great ambulance to save lives with and to service Lake City citizens. According to the Lake City Graphic, it cost $199,000 and guess where the funds came from? On a...
To the editor, It’s great to see the facelifts in downtown Lake City. Last week driving into town on Highway 61, I could not help but notice the continued improvements to the former Big Bear location. Tom and Mary Jane Rasmussen deserve a big thank you for investing in the property and investing...
During the depression everyone was struggling to make ends meet. When I look back our meals were pretty simple.We ate lots of bread and milk. Mom’s home baked bread and milk from the neighbor’s cow. We loved bread soaked in warm milk sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. Rice was another staple...
Kenyon hosted a mobile Goodhue County Board meeting on May 15 in the city council chambers as it does each spring. Kenyon-Wanamingo social studies teacher Dan Rechtzigel brought a class of students that filled the room to observe county government in action. Rechtzigel is well-known to the board,...
To the editor: Watching the video of the May 14 City Council meeting via the internet, we were surprised to see the level of opposition to the council decision to seek a new marina administrator internally, rather than conducting an expensive search to replace current Administrator Mark Lutjen...
More than 20 attendees sorted through multiple ideas to attract new residents to Lake City at last week’s Making It Home Action Planning Session. As a part of the Making It Home process, three study circles met in four sessions between February and April to discuss the Lake City community and...
The Lake City Tigers girls track and field team participated in the Dover-Eyota Track and Field Invitational on May 17. Byron finished first with 159 points and was followed by Plainview-Elgin Millville (141), Lake City (123), Caledonia/Spring Grove (80), Zumbrota-Mazeppa (72), Dover-Eyota (53),...
The Lake City Tiger boys’ golf team won the Jewel Invitational Monday at The Jewel Golf Club, shooting a tournament record low score of 293.  Second place went to Rochester Mayo with a score of 295.  Northfield took third place in the nine team field with a score of 302.The medalist was Matt Turner...
The Lake City Tiger girls golf team had a busy week of play while competing in the Cannon Falls Invite, the Jewel Invite, and a Hiawatha Valley League (HVL) meet at The Oaks in Hayfield.  “We had three events this past week and that total matched the number of events that we have had all season so...
The Lake City Tiger baseball team ended their regular season with two tough losses at home.  Last Friday the Tigers suffered a 1-0 loss to Triton, then on Monday Hayfield topped Lake City 7-3 in nine innings.But up until then Lake City was on a roll as they swept a doubleheader with Stewartville...

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