Hok-Si-La Park

Fireside dining, indoors, at Hok-Si-La

May 18, 2017
Hok-Si-La Park has installed a Hearth and Home plaque to honor the company for designing, building and installing a fireplace in the Hok-Si-La Park dining hall. Jake Mead is pictured holding the plaque. Mead and Ben Skibsted continue to maintain the unit. “Thank you to Hearth and Home for the...

Open house offers chance to see and discuss waterfront and downtown ideas

May 18, 2017
People with an interest in the future of Lake City’s waterfront and downtown can see some of the ideas the city’s consulting firm has been coming up with at an open house tonight (Thursday) at City Hall. The city hired Stantec last November to help create a master plan for the downtown and...

Hok-Si-La to host the next history center coffee break

May 11, 2017
The next Coffee Break with the Goodhue County Historical Society will be at Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City. The public is invited to come to Hok-Si-La at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, for a cup of coffee, a stroll along Lake Pepin, and a brief presentation of the history of Hok-Si-La Municipal Park...

New stove at Hok-Si-La

May 3, 2017
Hok-Si-La Municipal Park and Campground is open for 2017 season with a new appliance. A new stove in the dining hall was purchased by the city to replace the original one put in by the Boy Scouts in 1957. May has become a very busy month for the dining hall. First event in the hall was the May 1...

Sportsman’s Club 
supports scout project

May 3, 2017
Lake City Sportsman’s Club contributed $500 to the Eagle Scout project of Tim Peterson, Troop 94. Peterson’s plan is to install a three-section garden at Hok-Si-La Park, one for honey bees, one for monarch butterflies and one for hummingbirds. People who want to donate to the project can send a...

Spark Hok-si-la potluck is May 1

Apr 26, 2017
Spark women’s networking group will meet at Hok-Si-La Park in Lake City for a potluck picnic on Monday, May 1. The meeting will be held in the large building near the beach area. There will be a nature hike around the park at 5:45 p.m. for those that want to participate. The potluck picnic will...

Girl scouts clean Hok-si-la chapel area

Apr 26, 2017
The Lake City Girl Scouts junior troop and Brownie troop participated in Earth Day, April 22, by cleaning up the chapel area at Hok-si-la Park. People interested in learning more about Girl Scouts can contact Beth Wolf at 651-345-3177.

Winter Fest fun, indoors and out

Feb 8, 2017
Winter Fest came to Lake City Feb. 3-4 with events for all ages both indoors and out. Painting was one of several indoor events at the festival. Others were bingo, poker, chili, a book sale, a wacky photo booth and a pairing dinner. Outdoor enthusiasts could choose from fat tire biking, snow...

Waterfront, downtown planning open house is Feb. 1

Jan 25, 2017
Feb. 1 will be a big day for the long-range downtown and waterfront planning approved by the City Council in November. Stantec, the firm contracted to develop the plan, will conduct workshops and focus groups during the day. A 6:30 p.m. open house will follow at City Hall. “It’s essentially the...

Torch: Mississippi's Playground

Nov 2, 2016
Hok-Si-La has been a great tourist attraction for many years and is an important piece in Lake City. Not only a tourist attraction, but also locals in town come to enjoy the beauty of the landscape. According to the Interpretive Center,  Hok-Si-La has transformed from Hotel Russell to a Rest...


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