Millville man gets 70 months for sexual misconduct involving minors

Oct 26, 2022
A Millville man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for sexual misconduct involving minors. Wabasha County Attorney Karrie Kelly announced John Peirce Trainor, 39, of Millville, was sentenced to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, and one count of use of a minor in a...

Goodhue County candidate questionnaires, and a letters update

Oct 26, 2022
The Graphic’s series of questionnaire responses from local candidates in the Nov. 8 election concludes in this issue with four candidates in two Goodhue County races: District 4 Commissioner and Sheriff. Those responses can be found on pages 10 and 11 of this issue. The series began on Oct. 6 with...

Hoffman leaving Chamber

Oct 26, 2022
The executive director of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, Ed Hoffman, has announced his intent to step aside, effective Dec. 1. “It has been an incredible honor to serve as the Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. I’ve grown to love Lake City and the people I get to work with on a...

Man killed in vehicle accident on South Garden Street

Oct 26, 2022
A 59-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle on the 200 block of S. Garden Street in Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 19, according to the Lake City Police Department. “Police responded to a report of a male that was struck by a vehicle at 214 S. Garden St. On arrival lifesaving efforts were...

Wabasha County candidate questionnaires

Oct 20, 2022
As part of its ongoing local election coverage, the Graphic this week is publishing questionnaire responses from six candidates for Wabasha County office. The responses can be found on pages 8 and 9 of this issue and include Wabasha County Commissioner District 2 candidates Rick Powers and Brian...

More details released about sudden bridge closure in Goodhue County

Oct 20, 2022
Goodhue County has release more information about the decision to close a bridge on Goodhue County Road 2 earlier this month. On the morning of Oct. 6th, 2022, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) bridge safety inspectors noted a critical finding in the steel h-piling of Bridge 25501....

Maplewood Mobile Home Park sold

Oct 20, 2022
Maplewood Mobile Home Park in Lake City has a new owner. The residential mobile home park at 909 W. Lakewood Avenue was part of an acquisition of properties by Farmington Hills, Mich., based RHP Properties from a Menomenee Falls, Wis., company that includes 50 mobile home communities and over 5,...

Underwood Terrace site work underway, ceremonial groundbreaking next week

Oct 20, 2022
Three Rivers Community Action, a regional nonprofit organization, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new 32-unit apartment building in Lake City called Underwood Terrace on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at 515 North 10th St. (next door to the Lake City Public Safety building). “This...

Lake City City Council Candidate Questionnaires

Oct 13, 2022
Below are links to responses provided by Lake City City Council candidates to a questionnaire we sent them.

Wabasha County Hwy. 81 reopens

Oct 12, 2022
Wabasha County Hwy. 81 between Hwy. 60 and Hwy. 61 is open to all traffic after being closed for construction. Road construction signs are planned to be removed soon. Construction operations on and near the road will continue until completed; please drive with caution near workers and...


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