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  • A natural touch on Prairie Lake

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 12:48pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    From preparation in June to blooms, growth by September, native plantings take root through shoreline restoration project By Louis Hoglund Two-hundred feet of Prairie Lake shoreline has been transformed into a 12-foot-deep “garden” of native plants, grasses and flowers. “It will be beautiful…but you have to be willing to weed,” said Kathy Evenson, who signed on with… Read More

  • A vexing vandalism at Dunvilla

    | Published on October 11, 2016 at 12:22pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Parking lot spree at Lakeland General Store resulted in damaged sign post; tipped diesel pump; torched truck By Louis Hoglund A bizarre case of vandalism has been a head-scratcher for the small community of Dunvilla–and a headache of about $30,000 in damages to a local business. The neighborhood is collectively baffled why a young man would… Read More

  • The zebra mussels of Pelican Lake

    | Published on September 28, 2016 at 2:29pm CDT Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund


    Unwanted, undesireable, despised…like mosquitoes…you just learn to live with them Not exactly an apocalypse now, aquatic invaders have become an ugly, evil alien that science and research may some day overcome… …Until then, the horror of zebra mussels is a grim reality  By Louis Hoglund Like those pests of the air, mosquitoes, zebra mussels are aquatic… Read More

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