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How many lakes flow into Lake Carlos?

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Boat and Jet Ski Regulations

Boat Regulations: All children under ten (10) years old must wear a life jacket (Personal Flotation Device – PFD). Boats with enclosed fuel or engine compartments must carry a fire extinguisher. Boats must carry a “wearable” personal floatation device for … Continue reading

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Regulating Lake Cabin Rentals

How do vacation rental cabins impact you? Becoming ever more common in the lakes area, cabin vacation rentals by owners (VRBO for example) may be a good opportunity for a cabin owner or vacationer, but neighboring owners on the lake … Continue reading

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Regulating Lake Cabin Rentals

How do vacation rental cabins impact you? Becoming ever more common in the lakes area, cabin vacation rentals by owners (VRBO for example) may be a good opportunity for a cabin owner or vacationer, but neighboring owners on the lake … Continue reading

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Water Clarity Comparisons

Sentinel Lake Study The MPCA is conducting its Sentinel Lake Study of Lake Carlos collecting and analyzing data to assess the condition of the lake.  The findings will be shared with us regarding the effects of zebra mussels on Lake … Continue reading

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Sentinel Lake Study

The MPCA is conducting its Sentinel Lake Study of Lake Carlos collecting and analyzing data to assess the condition of the lake.  The findings will be shared with us regarding the effects of zebra mussels on Lake Carlos.  This study … Continue reading

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Water Quality Testing

LCAA conducts water quality testing throughout the summer months.  This information is provided to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA).  The tests are then analyzed to identify phosphorus and sulfates.  LCAA also … Continue reading

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Review of Annual Meeting July 2017

LAKE CARLOS AREA ASSOCIATION REVIEW OF ANNUAL MEETING OF JULY 27, 2017 Call to Order The 2017 annual meeting was held on July 27, 2017, at the Phoenix Event Center.  The meeting was called to order by Paul McCarten at 7:05 p.m. … Continue reading

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Riding On the Front of a Pontoon!

Do not let “dangling legs” hang in the water when the pontoon is moving forward. Being flipped into the water could result in a run-over with tragic results. It is also against the law.

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Channel Dredged

Carlos – Le Homme Dieu The LCAA Board spent the winter working to complete the long overdue channel dredging of the Carlos/Le Homme Dieu channel.  Challenges with buried utilities, including the ALASD sewer line, electrical power lines, and gas lines … Continue reading

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