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The City of Hoyt Lakes

Welcomes You!

We're a community with a resort atmosphere that is family oriented and provides everything from a Winter playground to Summer fun.
So accommodating, you may want to stay.

To contact us call 218-225-2344 or
toll free 855-955-2344

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East Range Police Department
Patrol Officer 

The East Range Police Department, providing Public Safety services to the cities of Aurora and Hoyt Lakes, under the direction of the East Range Public Safety Board, is currently creating an eligibility list to fill the immediate need for part time Police Officers and potential future need of full time Police Officers. 

Applicants must be licensed or eligible to be licensed by the POST Board by the tentative start date. Application forms and further information may be obtained at the office of the Hoyt Lakes City Clerk, Municipal Building, 206 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Hoyt Lakes, MN 5575 or by calling 218-225-2344.  All applications must be received and/or postmarked by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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April 1, 2015.................................... Application deadline
April 24, 2015
.................................. Applicants Notified if Selected for Interview
May 4, 2015
.................................... Panel Interview starting at 5:30 p.m. and Point
Week of May 11, 2015.
................... Public Safety Board Interviews
                                                        (to be held at an adjourned meeting of the board)
June 1, 2015
.................................... Tentative Start Date

Council Meeting Change

Effective Monday, November 24, 2014 the regular City Council meetings have been rescheduled to the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:30 p.m. with the exception of June, July and August whent he meetings will be held the 4th Monday of the month.

Electrical Inspections

Effective January 1, 2015 electrical inspections in the City of Hoyt Lakes will be performed by the State of Minnesota, Department of Labor and Industry.  Permits can be obtained by filing a request at  To schedule inspections or ask questions please call Ron Beldo at 218-290-3742, Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

Fisherman’s Point Campground

The Fisherman’s Point Campground on-line reservation system will begin accepting reservations for the 2015 camping season at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 15, 2015.  Please visit to reserve your campsites.

Deer Feeding

The Hoyt Lakes City Council on December 22, 2014, adopted Ordinance No. 208, An Ordinance Relating to the Prohibition of Deer Feeding in the City of Hoyt Lakes.  The following is an excerpt from City of Hoyt Lakes Ordinance No. 208:

“It shall be unlawful for any person or group to place or permit to be placed on the ground, or within five feet of the ground surface, either on property owned or controlled by such person or on property owned by others, any grain, fodder, fruit, vegetables, nuts, hay or other edible materials, which may reasonably be expected to intentionally result in deer feeding, unless such items are screened or protected in a manner that prevents deer from feeding on them.  Also prohibited are salt licks and powder or liquid deer attractants.  Living fruit trees and other live vegetation shall not be considered as deer feeding.”

The Ordinance provides that any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to an administrative penalty.  The first offense is $100 and shall constitute a petty misdemeanor.  A second offense within a 12-month time period is $250 and shall constitute a misdemeanor.  Any further violations within a 12-month time period shall be $500.  Deer feeding prohibition is in the following sections of Hoyt Lakes: 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 and 18, Township 58, Range 14 West, which includes all residential areas, campground, golf course, beach, cemetery, Colby Ridge, Patriots Point and Lakeview (map available at City Hall).

The full City of Hoyt Lakes Ordinance No. 208 is available at the Office of the City Clerk.


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Hoyt Lakes is bordered by two beautiful lakes and has direct access to the North Shore of Lake Superior via the Superior National Forest Scenic Byway (FH 11).   
Outdoor recreation is a way of life in Hoyt Lakes.

The Winter Season provides opportunities for ice fishing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. From Hoyt Lakes area trails, riders can connect with a network of 3,100 miles of groomed trails which wind through some of Minnesota's most beautiful forest areas. The scenic Bird Lake and Colby Lake Cross Country Skiing trails are just outside of town. Downhill Skiing and Cross Country skiing can also be enjoyed at nearby Giant's Ridge Golf & Ski Resort or in the Winter Wonderland of the Superior National Forest. The Hoyt Lakes Arena facility offers indoor hockey, figure skating and basketball.

Summer is the season for camping at Fisherman's Point Campground. Swimmers can enjoy a lifeguard supervised swim and a picnic at Colby Lake Beach. Test your skills at the 9 hole, par 36, Municipal Golf Course. Hoyt Lakes is proud of its outdoor recreation facilities that include regulation tennis courts, volleyball courts, four ball fields, and many paved hiking and biking trails. All facilities are in close proximity to the Country Inn of Hoyt Lakes.

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