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St. John’s students present ‘A Night at the Museum’

Jan 12, 2022
The students of St. John’s Lutheran School and Roots to Wings Learning Center cordially invite everyone “to watch history come alive by visiting our Living History Wax Museum.” This annual event will take place on Friday, Jan. 21 at St. John’s Lutheran School. It begins in the St. John’s church...

Ross joins historical society board

Jan 12, 2022
The Lake City Historical Society announces a board appointment. Valerie Ross has joined the Society as of November. She brings a valuable perspective with her still active role with the Eden Prairie Historical Society as a Board member for over 15 years, according to the Lake City Historical...

Lake City Eagle Scout project remembers departed friend

Jan 12, 2022
When it came to the major project that’s a pre-requisite to becoming an Eagle Scout, Lake City Boy Scout Kellen Peterson had a few ideas in mind. But when the idea for a memorial garden in honor of his friend Austin Scott came up, Peterson knew it was the one. They met on the school bus in the...

Gundersen St. Elizabeth offers Pfizer boosters for ages 12-15

Jan 12, 2022
Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics now offers the Pfizer COVID-19 booster to 12 to 15-year-olds, according to a news release. Pfizer is the only COVID vaccine approved for this age group. Appointments must be scheduled by parents or guardians by calling 651-565-5600. Patients and non-...

County seeing ‘record numbers’ of COVID-19 cases

Jan 12, 2022
We are seeing an increase of COVID-19 cases throughout Minnesota and the US. Wabasha County has had over 70 new confirmed cases in the past five days. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health continue to report that the Omicron variant is expected to be more...

Auxiliary announces ‘Star Spangled Banner’ singing competition

Jan 12, 2022
VFW Auxiliary Post 8729 is kicking off the VFW Auxiliary’s national anthem singing contest, “Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue!” “Local youth in grades K-12 can showcase their talent, display their patriotism and express their creativity while competing for their share of $2,000 in national...

Twilight skating in Underwood Park

Jan 5, 2022
Skaters took to the ice at the City of Lake City’s Underwood Park skating rink Monday to practice figure skating moves, play hockey, or just get comfortable on skates. The rink is located at the intersection of Wabasha County Road 5 and North 10th Street in Lake City. Hours of operation are 4 p.m....

PK Mayo plays Jan. 15 
at Lake City Area Arts

Jan 5, 2022
Multi-genre singer and songwriter Paul Mayasich (aka PK Mayo) will perform Saturday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Lake City Area Arts Center. “Decades of touring and gigging has honed his guitar skills to a razor’s edge. Mayo’s abilities playing slide guitar (acoustic and electric) – his rare touch,...

Friday marks 10 years 
since officer’s funeral

Jan 5, 2022
Ten years ago Friday (tomorrow) funeral services took place for Lake City Police Officer Shawn Schneider. He died Dec. 30, 2011, of a gunshot wound sustained while helping a teenager to safety during a domestic call on Dec. 19 of that year. He was 32 years old and left behind a wife and three...

Community Thanksgiving dinner raises $3,101 for the Lake City Food Shelf

Jan 5, 2022
This year’s community Thanksgiving dinner raised $3,101 for the Lake City Food Shelf. Organized by local churches and service groups and hosted by Bethany Lutheran Church, the program provides free Thanksgiving dinners and collects donations for the food shelf. On Dec. 28, representatives presented...

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