WLP holds end of summer walking event at Hok-Si-La

Aug 19, 2020
The final Wednesday evening gathering of Walking Lake Pepin (WLP) 2020 walkers happened Aug. 12 at Hok-Si-La Park.  Twenty-two WLP participants went for a hike, were awarded prizes and connected with Frank Lupton via Zoom. Frank is one of the original organizers of WLP and a life-long walking...

Lake City Council approves all 2020 fees except fire

Nov 20, 2019
For years the City of Lake City has had fire calls on its fee schedule but hasn’t billed for it. On Nov. 12, the City Council left them off the fee schedule it approved for the year 2020. The schedule is a list of virtually all fees charged by the city, from popcorn stands, to building permits, to...
—Photo by Dave Ender

Tiger boys win Hok-Si-La Invite, first time in 10 years

Sep 25, 2019
Apple pie was on the minds of the Lake City Tigers harriers as they arrived at Hok-Si-La for the Lake City Invite on Sept. 17.  Instead of a trophy that gets stuffed into a closet, the Lake City invite gives out apple pies to the winning varsity teams, and everything a person would need to eat them...

Hok-Si-La Park offers many plant and tree specimens for walkers

Jul 3, 2019
The temperature was warmer for Walking Lake Pepin’s (WLP) third walk of the season at Hok-Si-La Park on Wednesday, June 26.After gathering at the newly renovated dining hall, park manager Joanne Klees showed the interior, including the new tongue and groove ash boards on the walls. The ash was from...

Interest high in Hok-Si-La plans

Jan 24, 2019
About 60 people, some reportedly from as far as the Twin Cities, attended an open house meeting Jan. 17 on the master plan being developed for Hok-Si-La Park. The master plan is one of the requirements to receive regional park designation, which would allow the city to seek state funding for park...

Six runners make Tigers all-time list at local invite

Sep 27, 2018
On Sept. 18, the Lake City Tiger harriers finished the varsity races at the 13-team Lake City Invitational with third places by both varsities, six all time list performances, and a new school record for the girls’ 5,000 meter race.  The meet quality produced some very fast times in all the six...

Walking Lake Pepin will explore Hok-Si-La Park

Jun 6, 2018
“Walking Lake Pepin” is an annual fitness challenge for Lake City residents to participate in that encourages starting or continuing a physical activity program like walking.   Participants can sign up and log minutes of walking and other physical activity while setting goals over the 10 weeks of...

Dredge sand re-examined

Feb 21, 2018
A program recently announced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer seeking proposals for “beneficial uses” of dredge sand has attracted the attention of Lake City officials. At a City Council workshop on Feb. 12, Mayor Mark Nichols recalled a meeting between the city, the Corps, the Minnesota...

Lake City Cross Country invite produces fast times

Sep 27, 2017
The 40th annual Lake City Invite took place at Hok-Si-La Park Sept. 19 and the course produced some blazing fast times. The Tiger varsities came away with a fifth and second in the 13-team meet.  Six races took place, and the Tiger girls won two of their three individual races and the junior high...

Walkers return to Hok-Si-La trails

Jul 26, 2017
Wednesday, Aug. 2, the group walk for Walking Lake Pepin will return to Hok-Si-La Park.  The group will walk around the south loop in the park,  learn the secret of performing the monkey fist rope trick and gather for a campfire with s’mores.  Walking poles will again be available for those walkers...


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