Hok-Si-La Park

Council to look at Hok-Si-La, Cemstone and bonding

Jan 24, 2018
A Lake City City Council special meeting scheduled for Jan. 22 has been postponed until 5 p.m., Jan. 29. The meeting is intended to provide updates on some ongoing projects at the city. On the agenda is a 30 minute update on Hok-Si-La Park. At its Jan. 8 meeting, the council approved a $27,000...

Mayor: First year a 'joy,' with lots to look forward to in 2018

Jan 3, 2018
A fresh New Year allows us a perfect time for reflection and the establishment of goals and objectives. When I look back upon 2017, I think about our community’s municipal accomplishments but more importantly during this contemplation it becomes clear that our successes are the result of talented...

Hok-Si-La bypass lane approved

Nov 29, 2017
One Hok-Si-La Park entrance from Highway 61 will get a bypass lane when that stretch of highway is resurfaced in 2019. The other will not. Lake City City Councilmembers voted 4-2 to fund a bypass lane for the park’s main entrance. The cost is estimated to be about $45,000. A vote on a motion to...

Hok-si-la sleeper cabins under construction

Nov 22, 2017
A Glander Excavating excavator sits idle near the foundations of two of the three new sleeper cabins under construction at Hok-si-la Park in Lake City. Expected to be completed by May of next year, the Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible cabins will join three completed in 2016 thanks to a...

Beach cleaner makes beach cleaner

Oct 5, 2017
A tractor pulls the City of Lake City’s new beach cleaner along the beach at Hok-Si-La Park in this photo posted to the park’s Facebook page. Paid for by the marina and the city public works department, the equipment will be used at both the park and the marina beach near Ohuta Park to sift rocks...

Hok-Si-La master planning moves forward

Aug 17, 2017
The City Council could approve hiring a consultant for its Hok-Si-La master planning process at its October meeting. On Monday, City Planning and Community Development Director Megan Smith updated the council on the planning process. A master plan for the park would allow it to seek regional park...

GOP Candidate for governor to speak at Hok-Si-La

Aug 10, 2017
The public is invited to hear Republican candidate for governor Phillip Parrish speak at an upcoming meeting of the Goodhue County Republicans at Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City. The Goodhue County BPOU (Basic Political Operating Unit) will be having a meeting on August 17th at the Ho-Si-La Park, 2500...

City employees recognized for service

Jul 13, 2017
Mayor Mark Nichols, on behalf of the City Council and the City of Lake City, presented service awards to four city employees during the July 10 council meeting. From left are: Lake City Police Officer Trevor Zimmerman (five years), Police Officer Matt Klees (15 years), Hok-Si-La Park Manager Joanne...

Mayor: Staff, council, constituencies help put Lake City on winning path

Jul 13, 2017
It is hard to believe that we have passed the half way point for the calendar year. With this in mind I am writing to provide you with a City Council update from a past, present, and future perspective. After six months on the council and as Mayor, my biggest takeaway is how impressed I am with...

Garden provides scenery for people, a respite for endangered species

Jun 29, 2017
A Lake City Boy Scout has created a sanctuary at Hok-Si-La Park for species in decline. Timothy Petersen created the 550 square foot garden at the entrance of Hok-Si-La Park as an Eagle Scout project. “The purpose was to both add some nice scenery to the entrance of the park and assist in the...

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