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Water synergy from LCFD

Jun 16, 2021
“What is a firefighter to do when it’s this hot and you still have to train? Play with water, of course,” the Lake City Fire Department wrote in a Facebook post with a series of photos from its training on Tuesday, June 8. While practicing water delivery the department “made sure to water many of...

St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus 
Scholarship goes to Mahn

Jun 16, 2021
The Knights of Columbus at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church awarded a $500 scholarship to Chrisjon Mahn. Pictured, from left, are Fr. Matthew Fasnacht of the church, Mahn, and Len Weber of the Knights of Columbus.

St. Mary’s holds special mass for grads

Jun 16, 2021
St. Mary of the Lake held a baccalaureate mass on May 23 with 14 graduating high school seniors in attendance. The celebrant for the mass was Fr. Matthew Fasnacht. Seniors in attendance were (front row, from left) Jamee Norlund, Molly Kennedy, Jade Wyatt, (second row, from left) Jenna Brown,...

St. Mary’s Council of Catholic 
Women scholarship winners

Jun 16, 2021
The St. Mary of the Lake Council of Catholic Women (CCW) awarded $500 scholarships to Jenna Brown and Grace Bany. Pictured, from left, are Robbie Benedict of the CCW, Brown, Bany, and Fr. Matthew Fasnacht of the church.

School district honors 2021 retirees

Jun 16, 2021
Five retiring Lake City Public Schools staff were honored at an end-of-the-school-year event at Lincoln High School recently. Pictured, from left, are Wanda Aspengren-Randgaard - student support teacher at Bluff View, Doug Vaith - activities director at Lincoln High School, and JoAnn Ostgulen -...

Heffernan donates car for fire department raffle

Jun 16, 2021
Tom Heffernan Ford of Lake City has once again donated a vehicle to be the grand prize in a raffle drawing during the 123rd annual Lake City Fireman’s Dance on July 3 at the fire hall. This year it’s a 2012 Ford Focus (a mistake on the raffle ticket identified it as a 2013). It’s a five-door...

Congregational church confirms four

Jun 16, 2021
The Confirmation group at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in Lake City, Minnesota, celebrated the arrival of Confirmation Sunday on May 23, 2021. They began their weekly meetings in September of 2019 and then in March of 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic prompted Stay At Home orders...

4-Hers get cow tips ahead of fair season

Jun 16, 2021
Wabasha County 4-Hers interested in showing dairy cattle gathered at the fairgrounds for a showing and fitting clinic hosted by Wabasha County 4-H and presented by Katie Coyne with Mill Wheel Show Clinics. The 3.5 hour clinic provided tips and info for the beginner all the way up to advanced youth...

Water Ski Days a week away

Jun 16, 2021
The 49th annual Water Ski Days begins in just over a week away with music, rides, shopping, fried food, and a lot more on June 25-27. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce organizes the annual event, but they don’t do it alone. Groups and individual volunteers help make the festival a reality. “We are...

Walkers get Ohuta update, plan Sand Point outing

Jun 16, 2021
Wednesday, June 9, the Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) walkers met at Ohuta Park for their first group walk of the 2021 season. It was warm and humid but 20 people showed up to walk along Park and Franklin Streets on the shaded sidewalks. Mayo Mark Nichols was invited to kick off WLP’s first event....

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