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Rainbows emerge after brief downpour

Sep 15, 2021
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.

Music, showcased

Sep 15, 2021
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...

Lincoln class of ‘51 holds 70-year reunion

Sep 15, 2021
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...

Corn Shredding Autumn Harvest Days is back Sept. 25 and 26

Sep 15, 2021
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...

9/11 not forgotten

Sep 15, 2021
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...

‘Wellness Wednesdays’ return to Wabasha

Sep 15, 2021
Wellness Wednesday, a free community service that empowers healthy living, is returning to Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s. “Wellness Wednesday, sponsored by Gundersen St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Clinics in partnership with Winona State University, is a free community service that helps you live well....

SWCD meets on Sept. 23

Sep 15, 2021
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...

State Park to host night sky program on Oct. 2

Sep 15, 2021
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...

St. Mary’s launches teen-led youth group

Sep 15, 2021
Everyone grades 7-12 are welcome at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. for Atoma Teens Youth Group. This is a teen-led youth group that will be discussing Catholic based faith topics, playing games, and eating pizza. “Our goal is to build...

Registration open for 5K-9 and pet look-alike contest

Sep 15, 2021
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...

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