LKA Announces First Quarter, '06 Production Results for Golden Wonder Mine Weighted Average Production Grade Rises to 14.25 Ounces per Ton



    GIG HARBOR, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LKA
 International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   LKAI) announces production results
 from LKA's Golden Wonder Mine located near Lake City, CO for the first
 quarter of 2006 as follows:
      Total ounces gold delivered               4,699.58
      Total dry weight tons delivered (ore)       290
      Net ounces gold received @ 90%            4,229.62
      Settlement grade of ore                  16.217 ozs. gold per ton
      Settlement price                           $556.81
     First quarter production results represent a decrease in net ounces
 received of 1,215.49 ounces over the fourth quarter, 2005 and an increase
 of $81.05 in the settlement price (per ounce). Settlement grade decreased
 from 20.378 ozs. per ton in the fourth quarter, 2005. First quarter
 production grades were substantially better than the weighted average
 (14.25 ozs. gold per ton) grade of all shipments from the Golden Wonder
 Mine during LKA's ownership of the property.
     LKA financial results for the first quarter, 2006 have not yet been
 reported. LKA expects to report these results soon. When reported,
 financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2006 will be filed on
 Form 10-QSB.
     About LKA
     As the sole property owner, LKA currently receives a 10% net-smelter
 royalty (less certain shipping and handling charges) from Golden Wonder
 production. LKA plans to substantially increase it's interest in Golden
 Wonder production (up to a 50% net-profits interest) by financing the
 estimated $3.5 million expansion of the Mine's existing production zone.
     LKA's plans to expand Golden Wonder production are subject to a number
 of conditions including but not limited to, favorable financing
 terms/availability, permits, favorable geology, etc. There can be no
 assurance that LKA will be successful in this endeavor.
     Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the
 'safe harbor' provisions of the Private Securities Litigation reform Act of
 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve
 risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, continued
 acceptance of the company's products and services, competition, new
 products and technological changes, as well as any and all 'other risks'
 associated with business.
     Website: http://www.lkaintl.com
 
 

SOURCE LKA International, Inc.

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