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Camp Invention is Largest Ever

Jun 23, 2022
Lake City hosted its largest Camp Invention ever with 82 students who are going into kindergarten through sixth grade attending. Camp Invention is a STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Math) summer camp where kids build creative inventions, learn about real-life inventors, and accomplish...

150 knobs for 150 years from Lake City Appliance and Video

Jun 22, 2022
This “Show Us Your 150” entry comes from Mark Nibbe of the Lake City Appliance and Video store. It’s “150!” spelled with 150 appliance knobs. “Show Us Your 150” is a year long challenge with the grand prize of $150 being awarded at the final event in December of 2022. There will be five prizes...

History and ice cream

Jun 22, 2022
Area history and homemade ice cream filled the seats at the Florence Township Hall Saturday for the annual history fair. Above, Linda Buysse with cups of ice cream she made and scooped for attendees. Anne Tabat’s cookies also went fast. Below, Judy Johnson with the attendance sheet from the very...

Kernza, celebrated

Jun 22, 2022
A daylong celebration for a perennial grain that boosters say could prevent runoff was held Saturday, June 18, at Ohuta Park. Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance organized the event. The non-profit is dedicated to the effort to slow the sedimentation that is filling in Lake Pepin. “Kernza is the first...

Library friends show their 150 with books

Jun 22, 2022
The friends of the library met recently and after their meeting they stacked 150 books for the “Show Us Your 150” challenge. The group accepts new members any time and meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. They accept used books on the first day of the month from 10 a.m. to noon, and...

Redeeming Grace hosts Ukranian choir, raises money for Ukraine aid project

Jun 22, 2022
During the month of May, Redeeming Grace Community Church (RGCC), formerly Lake City United Methodist Church, had a focus on raising funds to help people in the war-torn country of Ukraine. On May 1, a group of 20 individuals came from Slavic Emmanuel Church, in St. Louis Park, Minn., to...

Rep. Barb Haley speaks to Kiwanis Club

Jun 22, 2022
On Wednesday, June 15 the Lake City Kiwanis Club had Rep Barb Haley, 21A give a legislative update to its members. In her regular email update, Haley said she had great discussions with both the Lake City Kiwanis Club and the Red Wing Kiwanis Club the following day. “These organizations do so much...

Weekly markets are ‘by the lake’ once more

Jun 22, 2022
Lake City Market by the Lake began a new season at the newly redeveloped Ohuta Beach park. It returns to the park after a year in Patton Park while Ohuta was under construction. “The opening market was a fantastic success for our community, visitors and the 21 market vendors and service...

Yacht club holds annual sailing school

Jun 22, 2022
The Lake City Yacht Club’s Sunfish sailboats were out on Lake Pepin Saturday during the club’s two-day sailing school on June 18-19. According to its website, the club has offered sailing lessons for over 12 years. The basic sailing course includes both classroom and on-the-water instruction. The...

Woman’s Club remains dedicated to a beautiful and welcoming Lake City

Jun 22, 2022
One of the first priorities of the Woman’s Club of Lake City (WCLC) when we organized in 1894 was to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of the town and to see that “Lake City can never be a city without a park”. Patton Park was created with the support of the Woman’s Club and a large stone urn...

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