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Flater wins fire department raffle grand prize

Jul 14, 2021
Larry Flater of Lake City was the winner of the grand prize in the Lake City Fire Department firemen’s dance raffle: a 2012 Ford Focus donated by Tom Heffernan Ford. On Tuesday, July 6, Flater, his wife and two grandchildren were at the fire hall to receive the keys to the vehicle. Front row, from...

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...

Luncheon held to thank road crew

Oct 14, 2020
Several business and property owners along Section 3 of the Highway 61 reconstruction project provided lunch to the crews working on the highway Friday, Oct. 9. About 30 construction workers attended, according to Tom Rasmussen, one of the organizers. “The overall response was great and I believe...

Pete Klein earns Ford’s 
master technician trophy

Sep 30, 2020
Tom Heffernan (left) is pictured with Pete Klein (center) and Shawn Deans, field service engineer of Ford Motor Company presenting Klein with the 2020 senior master technician trophy. Klein has been a technician at Tom Heffernan Ford for over 30 years. He is one of only 313 technicians in Ford’s...

Businesses navigate detours and disease

Apr 30, 2020
Drivers aren’t the only ones being creative in response to the detours around Highway 61 construction. Now that detours for the Highway 61 reconstruction project are in full effect, some local businesses are offering special products and services to boost business. Tom Heffernan Ford is...

An anniversary Escape

Apr 8, 2020
Some people might celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a get-away. Terri and Denny Schumacher chose an Escape instead. The Schumachers purchased the 2020 Ford Escape from Tom Heffernan. The dealership has an anniversary of its own this April, 47 years in Lake City. It happened to be the...

Letter: Chamber award is a great recognition

Feb 12, 2020
To the editor: Thank you to the Lake City Chamber of Commerce for giving Tom Heffernan Ford the “Small Business of the Year Award.” It’s great to be recognized for your work to be the best. This is another reason it’s great to be doing business in Lake City for almost 47 years. Tom Heffernan Tom...

Chamber: banquet a ‘roaring’ success

Feb 5, 2020
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet and awards night on Saturday, Jan. 25. The event was a Roaring 20s theme complete with themed décor, a jazz quartet, and a fundraising casino. “It was an amazing evening. We had over 100 in attendance with many dressed in their favorite...

Letter: Detours will be disastrous to Lake City small businesses

Aug 14, 2019
To the editor: I saw an article in the Graphic (“2020 detours detailed at manufacturers luncheon” on Aug. 1) that when they replace our Highway 61 from our four-lane road to a 1920s two-lane road that they are going to close the highway downtown during construction. That would be disastrous to...

Kearns wins car in Fireman’s Dance raffle

Jul 10, 2019
Bonnie Kearns of Hopkins was the winner of the grand prize in this year’s Fireman’s Dance raffle, a 2006 Ford 500 sedan donated by Tom Heffernan Ford. Kearns is the mother-in-law of Lake City Fire Chief Greg Sievers. Her daughter, Becky Sievers, was a member of the fire department for 11 years....

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