What if you kidnapped someone for ransom and no one wanted them back? What if someone got the promotion you wanted and now you report to them? What if you know you’re a viking but people keep gaslighting you by calling you a mascot? These are some...
Voters in Lake City may have made history Tuesday night. When newly-elected council members Amy Kohrs Alkire and Faye Brown join Cindy McGrath and Mary Lou Waltman on the council in January, women will be the majority of the council, perhaps for...
The Lake City Tiger cross country team competed at the Minnesota State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 3 at St. Olaf in Northfield.  The boys started the day off and finished off the day in 15th place.  The boys had six of their seven...
Lake City resident Ben Boege has been promoted to locomotive engineer by the Minnesota Transportation Museum (MTM). Boege has been a member of the Museum for several years and has taken the necessary training to develop the skills required of a...
Nov. 1 against St. Charles in the Section 1AA East Subsection championship game was the Tiger volleyball team’s first time getting further than quarterfinals during section playoffs, and they took advantage of the momentum they created during their...
Lake City cross country coach Howie Cook has been named Coach of the Year for Section 1A girls cross country for the 2018 season by his coaching peers. The Minnesota Coaches Association sponsors this award.  Cook is holding the section runner-up...
What if you kidnapped someone for ransom and no one wanted them back? What if someone got the promotion you wanted and now you report to them? What if you know you’re a viking but people keep gaslighting you by calling you a mascot? These are some of the dynamics explored in the Lincoln High...
Voters in Lake City may have made history Tuesday night. When newly-elected council members Amy Kohrs Alkire and Faye Brown join Cindy McGrath and Mary Lou Waltman on the council in January, women will be the majority of the council, perhaps for the first time. “I think we’ll have a great group,”...
Editor’s Note: This is a two-part series in honor of Lake City veterans. Part II will appear next week. This year the federal holiday commemorating Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 12. Following the First World War we celebrated Armistice Day on Nov. 11 in memory of those who lost their lives in the “...
With Nov. 11 falling on a Sunday this year, local Veterans Day observances are a little more spread out on the calendar this year. The Bluffs of Lake City is hosting several events on Friday, Nov. 9. The day begins with a Wabasha County Veterans Service presentation on benefits at 10 a.m. A free...
The Lake City Tiger cross country team competed at the Minnesota State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 3 at St. Olaf in Northfield.  The boys started the day off and finished off the day in 15th place.  The boys had six of their seven boys under 18 minutes with the seventh runner...
Lake City resident Ben Boege has been promoted to locomotive engineer by the Minnesota Transportation Museum (MTM). Boege has been a member of the Museum for several years and has taken the necessary training to develop the skills required of a locomotive engineer, according to the museum. Boege...
Mom’s bread pudding, I can still smell it! That was dessert many a cold night during the depression. There were always lots of crusts and dry bread in our large household. Mom never let anything go to waste.That was probably true in most families during the depression. I was surprised when a new...
Records. Chores. Book-keeping. Animal Husbandry. What do these four terms have in common? Success. Last week at the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo, one of Lake City’s own took their success to the next level. Rachel Fick earned the highest degree that an FFA member can earn as a part of...
The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to proclaim Goodhue County a Purple Heart County at their meeting Nov. 6. Veterans Service Officer Robby Robinson requested that the board make that designation. He also reported that 1,910,162 Purple Hearts have been awarded to United...
To the editor: As our election season ends for 2018, it’s time to remember to thank the candidates. Whether they ran for a school, township, city, county, state or federal position. It takes courage to put your name and beliefs on the line. We all strive to make this world a better place for...
Celebrated the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, it signaled Armistice Day the end of World War I. Can you imagine the optimism of that day? … When it was called the war to end all wars! If only that had been true, there would not have been a Pearl Harbor, Bataan Death March, Normandy...
“If you give a pig a pancake, he’ll surely want syrup on it!” Parents and children participated in activities based on the book, “If You Give a Pig a Pancake” by Laura Numeroff, during an Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) special class Saturday, Nov. 3. ECFE is a program for parents and...
Nov. 1 against St. Charles in the Section 1AA East Subsection championship game was the Tiger volleyball team’s first time getting further than quarterfinals during section playoffs, and they took advantage of the momentum they created during their defeat of Red Wing the Tuesday before.Game one...
It was 7 p.m. under the lights of the Mayo Civic Center Auditorium with the Lake City Tigers on one side of the net and the Red Wing Wingers on the other.  Two teams that had split their match-ups during the season were meeting to determine who would move on to play for the Section 1AA East...
Pastor Steve Kurtzahn of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Frontenac and Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Florence (rural Lake City) has announced his retirement from the ministry. His last services will be on Nov. 11 — 9 a.m. at Immanuel and 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s. Pastor Kurtzahn and his wife will...

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