The Bluff View Elementary School expansion project is entering a new phase. On Nov. 7, voters in the Lake City School District approved $12 million in bonding to pay for the project, which will add classrooms, a cafeteria and a gymnasium to allow...
Ron Hunt had a message for the dozens of family, friends, fellow artists and well-wishers who turned out for an event in his honor Nov. 19. “I’m here to advocate for art training at every level,” said Hunt, an artist, writer and entrepreneur who...
Tom Kuchinka, electric foreman for the City of Lake City, and Michelle Larson, executive director for the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, wrap garland around a downtown light pole Thursday, Nov. 16. Each of the 93 poles decorated was sponsored by an...
In honor of employees that have served in the armed forces and made sacrifices for our country, Federal-Mogul hosted their annual Veteran’s Day luncheon on Friday, Nov. 10. Federal-Mogul management served a prime rib dinner at the VFW to thank their...
A Glander Excavating excavator sits idle near the foundations of two of the three new sleeper cabins under construction at Hok-si-la Park in Lake City. Expected to be completed by May of next year, the Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible...
Each month one boy and one girl from grades 7-9 at Lincoln High School are selected as Students of the Month.  October students include, front row from left:  Ethan Wurst, Simon Mehrkens, Justin Wohlers, Gracy Bany, Ellie Lewison and Liberty Heise....
The Bluff View Elementary School expansion project is entering a new phase. On Nov. 7, voters in the Lake City School District approved $12 million in bonding to pay for the project, which will add classrooms, a cafeteria and a gymnasium to allow the district to offer more early childhood...
Ron Hunt had a message for the dozens of family, friends, fellow artists and well-wishers who turned out for an event in his honor Nov. 19. “I’m here to advocate for art training at every level,” said Hunt, an artist, writer and entrepreneur who has traveled the world but for decades has called...
A divided Lake City City Council approved the development agreement for the Lake City Sanctuary Hospice. The agreement outlines the responsibilities of the city and developers with regard to a tax abatement that will help fund the $7 million project. The abatement will refund property tax revenues...
Tom Kuchinka, electric foreman for the City of Lake City, and Michelle Larson, executive director for the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, wrap garland around a downtown light pole Thursday, Nov. 16. Each of the 93 poles decorated was sponsored by an individual, business or organization, Larson said...
A Glander Excavating excavator sits idle near the foundations of two of the three new sleeper cabins under construction at Hok-si-la Park in Lake City. Expected to be completed by May of next year, the Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible cabins will join three completed in 2016 thanks to a...
To the editor: It is with much appreciation that we acknowledge the efforts of Mr. Jim Borgschatz and his entire staff at Bluff View elementary School for once again making Grandparents Day, 2017, a most enjoyable and successful event. In our fourth consecutive year at Grandparents Day, we were...
Patton Park will officially light up for the holidays Saturday, Nov. 25. The public is invited to a 5 p.m. lighting ceremony in the park. In all, 50 tree trunks have been wrapped with lights, according to Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson. The fountain and gazebo...
To the editor: As leaders of the Mayo Clinic Health System sites in southeastern Minnesota, we want to offer a sincere apology to our patients for the long wait times they have experienced on the phone and in person over the past few weeks. This level of service is not acceptable, and falls well...
There is a surprise in your country driving west of Lake City, very near the junction of County Roads 78 and 82. It may have been a mystery to you as you noticed a tall weed patch out in a soybean field nearly a half acre in size. A closer look would have disclosed burdock, nettles, prickly vines...
Work crews will be conducting small diameter tree and brush removal within Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) right of way along Highway 61 adjacent to Lake Pepin in Lake City, according to MnDOT.MnDOT issued a permit Nov. 20 for the work to be done within highway right of way. The...
This past weekend both junior varsity (JV) teams qualified for the JV state tournament on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Concord Lanes in South St. Paul.  To advance, they needed to finish in the top four at their qualifying tournament this past weekend.  They finished pool play with Lake City (LC) Black...
The Lake City Tiger varsity bowling team qualified for state by finishing in the top five at the Minnesota Qualifying Tournament this past weekend.  They averaged 200 for the day.  They were seeded second after two rounds of pool play and beat Faribault in the first round of brackets and finished...

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