Printer change results in earlier deadlines for Graphic and Shopper

Jan 20, 2021
A change in printing facilities will result in earlier deadlines for the Lake City Graphic and Lake City Shopper.  Beginning with the Feb. 2 Shopper and Feb. 4 Graphic, printing will move from RiverTown Multimedia in Red Wing to House of Print in Madelia, Minn. The Graphic office will remain open...

Planning report strikes optimistic note

Jan 20, 2021
“2020 was a good year for the city” as far as planning was concerned, Lake City Planning and Community Development Director Megan Smith wrote in the Jan. 11 city council agenda introducing her department’s annual report. “Planning and Community Development Department again saw increases in permit...

County board airs Extension concerns

Jan 20, 2021
During their regular meeting on Jan. 19, the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners had an update on the Wabasha County Extension. All Commissioners were present, along with Interim Administrator Carolyn Holmsten and County Attorney Karrie Kelly. This was the one item was listed on the action...

Wabasha County has business, non-profit COVID-19 relief funds

Jan 13, 2021
Wabasha County has been awarded $426,564 from the State of Minnesota to support small local businesses and organizations that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the grant program application form. The program is intended to provide relief payments to restaurants,...

Visualizing the multi-use trail to Hok-Si-La

Jan 13, 2021
Unlike some other recent and ongoing city projects like the Highway 61 reconstuction project or the Ohuta Park redevelopment project, there’s no pretty architectural rendering of the mutli-use trail to be constructed between Central Point Road and the Hok-Si-La Park entrance. Before the council...

Key to lead Wabasha County Board in 2021

Jan 13, 2021
The Jan. 5 meeting of the Wabasha County Board of Commissioners began early at the Criminal Justice Center for the swearing-in of the two new commissioners by Wabasha District Judge Christopher Neisen. The commissioners were Don Springer, who was re-elected in District 3; and Robert (Bob)...

Higher than expected cost for city dock, Hok-Si-La trail

Jan 13, 2021
Rising material costs and other factors are causing bids for city projects to come in higher than expected, officials say. The Lake City City Council on Monday, Jan. 11, approved contracts for a marina dock project and a multi-use trail to Hok-Si-La Park. The council approved a contract with River...

Goodhue County expands COVID-19 vaccination, answers common questions

Jan 13, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines are being administered throughout Goodhue County. This is a moment for celebration and gratitude. This moment of hope also brings many questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. One of the important questions about the vaccines is, “Are they safe?” Having a safe and effective...

Goodhue County Commissioners hold swearing-in, elect Anderson chair

Jan 13, 2021
For the Goodhue County Board, the new year began with the swearing-in of members and the election of chair and vice chair. Todd Greseth, District 3, was sworn-in for his first term after winning the seat formerly held by Commissioner Barney Nesseth, who decided not to seek reelection after one...

Faulty equipment blamed for 911 issues

Jan 13, 2021
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division (DPS-ECN) is learning more about the incident that affected 911 service for residents in eight southeastern Minnesota counties, including Wabasha County, on Monday, Jan. 11, according to a news release. CenturyLink...


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