Hok-Si-La Park

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...

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...

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