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Port Authority seeking applicants for revolving loan fund committee

Oct 12, 2022
The Lake City Port Authority (LCPA) has reworked its Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) program and will begin promoting the program in January of 2023. The LCPA has a RLF committee and is seeking applications from community members to represent the committee’s community member role. Ideal candidates will...

Inspection leads to emergency bridge closure

Oct 12, 2022
Goodhue County has closed bridge No. 25501 due to safety concerns. This bridge is located on County 2 Blvd. in Goodhue County. A routine inspection by the MN Department of Transportation revealed a critical finding which prompted immediate closure, according to the county. Goodhue County Road 2...

Construction begins on Underwood Terrace

Oct 12, 2022
Work on the 32-unit apartment building known as Underwood Terrace is now underway, according to Leah Hall, a representative of Three Rivers Community Action, the project developer. The building will be located on North 10th Street between the Lake City Public Safety Building and the community...

Brian Quinn appointed to City Council

Oct 12, 2022
The Lake City City Council on Monday unanimously appointed Brian Quinn to the council seat vacated by Katie Novak last month. Quinn was one of three applicants for the appointment - the others were Marco Molinari and Scott Fiege - and was the first choice of five of the six council members, as...

Corrected and updated: Three seek council appointment

Oct 5, 2022
Three people have applied to fill a vacancy on the Lake City City Council. The applicants are Marco Molinari, Scott Fiege, and Brian Quinn. Molinari is a member of the city’s Planning Commission. Quinn is a member and former chair of the Ambulance Commission. Fiege is a former pastor of Bethany...

Jake Atkinson - Lake City School Board Candidate

Oct 5, 2022
Why are you running for a seat on the Lake City School Board? I am running for a seat on the school board to serve the community, staff, and students of ISD 813. I believe in providing transparency and communication and serving with an open mind to give our children the best education they can...

Lake City man killed in three-car accident

Oct 5, 2022
A Lake City man has died following a three-vehicle automobile accident in Red Wing on Sept. 27, according to the state patrol. Harold Berg, 86, was fatally wounded in the crash. Berg was a passenger in a 2010 Toyota Prius driven by an 83-year-old Lake City woman. She sustained non-life-threatening...

Lake City man charged with eight counts of sexual assault

Oct 5, 2022
A Lake City man is charged with sexual assault involving minor victims, according ot the Wabasha County Attorney's Office. Wabasha County Attorney Karrie Kelly announced that Matthew Raymond Rahn, 42, of Lake City, has been charged with six counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree and...

Enger to retire

Oct 5, 2022
Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger plans to retire at the end of the current school year. In an email Tuesday, Enger said he had announced his decision to school staff and planned to include it as an informational item on an upcoming school board agenda. Enger came to the district in 2014...

School board questionnaires and more election coverage

Oct 5, 2022
This week the Lake City Graphic is publishing responses to a questionnaire it sent to candidates for Lake City School Board in the Nov. 8 general election. All candidates received the questionnaire. Eleven of the 12 of them responded. Their responses can be read on pages 8 and 9 of this issue. Ten...

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