A Lake Park man was seriously injured Monday after he was struck by a pickup while standing by a semi he had been driving that was parked along Highway 18 in Clay county just west of 300th Avenue.
Lueders Ridiculous Christmas Lights are back and bigger than ever for the holiday season. Roxie Lueders says the family display has some 80,000 lights this year. "Years ago we started off with just a small display, icicle lights and a couple of controlled banners in the front yard. Over the years we've seen other people's light displays and I guess that intrigued my husband, so we just have grown every year. Every year you think of something new to put out, and so now we're over 80,000 plus, we quit counting."
Katherin Ihnen, a sophomore forward at Minnesota West in Worthington, has been named the NJCAA Division III Player of the Week in college women’s basketball. Ihnen, who played her high school basketball at Harris-Lake Park, scored 26 points in a victory over Mesabi Range last Friday, then followed that up on Saturday against Vermilion with 48 points to establish a new single-game record for the Lady Jays.
Lake Park Utilities and the Lake Park Historical Society will once again be sponsoring the annual Christmas lighting contest. Interested persons may register at City Hall by December 11 with judging to take place on December 15.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the first 3 places in both the residential and business category.