Ohuta Park

Work on Marina Point trailer sites has begun

Nov 11, 2020
Work has begun on the seven new vacation trailer sites on Marina Point. The work includes “earthwork, tree removal, installation of new water and sewer lines and service connections, and preparation of the site pad and finish grades,” according to the Oct. 12 City Council Agenda. In October the...

Council awards bid for first phase of Ohuta Park project

Oct 21, 2020
The Ohuta Park redevelopment project moved one step closer Oct. 12 when the Lake City City Council awarded the Phase I bid to Glander Excavating on a 5-2 vote. Council Members Cindy McGrath and Faye Brown voted against the motion. The company will prepare sites for the seven trailers that will be...

Time for a change of leadership in Lake City

Oct 21, 2020
I think it is time for a change in leadership for the community. Mayor Mark Nichols and several on the city council like Jason DeVinny and Russell Boe are out of touch with the people of this community and the needs of the community. This can be demonstrated by a couple of their recent decisions...

Nichols will continue to be a strong leader with vision

Oct 14, 2020
Our city of 5000 is blessed to live in spectacular geography year around. The prime location is Ohuta Park and the Marina. Like our predecessors who had the vision for the marina, our community needs to make the investment into Ohuta Park that will be used and appreciated for the next 50-plus...

Market by the Lake to celebrate Farmer’s Market Week with giveaway

Aug 5, 2020
To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Lake City Market by the Lake will have a drawing to give away a free Lake City Market by the Lake insulated bag of local goodies at the August 6 market at Ohuta Park from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lake City Market by the Lake joins markets across the country in...

A measure of certainty for Marina Point

Jul 22, 2020
The Lake City City Council on July 13 came to what may be its final final decision of the fate of the summer vacation trailers that line the inner harbor leading to Marina Point. In previous votes, the council decided to move the trailers to make way for changes to Ohuta Park. It later approved a...

City gets big grant for Ohuta Park

Jun 17, 2020
The City of Lake City just received a $250,000 grant for the redevelopment of its waterfront Ohuta Park. It’s from a Minnesota Department of Resources (DNR) Outdoor Recreation Grant program invtended “to increase and enhance outdoor recreation facilities in local and community parks throughout the...

Pool possible, beaches open

Jun 11, 2020
With new guidance from the governor allowing pools to open at 50 percent capacity, one Lake City City Council member wanted to know Monday what it would take to get the city’s pool up and running. “I tell you in my six years on the council I’ve never heard more comments from Saturday to today,”...

Work on Ohuta Park continues

May 13, 2020
Lake City Planning and Community Development Director Megan Smith listed several areas where the Ohuta Park project was progressing at the May 11 City Council meeting. The project management team made up of representatives of city staff, city council, the marina board, and the streets and parks...

A white wedding in Ohuta Park

Apr 8, 2020
A very small wedding service takes place in a snowy Ohuta Park Saturday, April 4. “Love conquers all,” wrote Ben Threinen, who took the photo. Social distancing guidelines and limits on gathering sizes during the COVID-19 pandemic have constrained ceremonies around the area in recent weeks. Hok-Si-...


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