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Tom Hintgen/FOCUS Steve Johnson, in the red T-shirt, of Berger Lake west of Perham, addressed a group of area lake residents on Monday evening, expressing concerns about whether a water level bounce on his lake would cause beds of cattails to become free-floating islands as a result of a proposed outlet at another lake upstream.

Lake residents reach consensus; County approval expected next week on drainage plan

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Residents of Little McDonald, Kerbs and Paul lakes met with downstream property owners Monday evening to come up with a consensus for a drainage outlet and Ditch 25 usage.


The group met at the county Government Services Center in Fergus Falls, with the overall plan expected to receive county board approval on Tuesday, July 24.

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