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Carlos – Le Homme Dieu Channel Dredging

Channel dredging is set for the end of November.  By waiting until late fall, we avoid issues hauling away and transporting sand that may be impacted by zebra mussels.  We also avoid boat traffic in the off-season. LCAA is joined … Continue reading

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What does your lake association do for you?

In addition to publishing a newsletter, your lake association: Monitors, tests, and reports on water quality, Works with the DNR to maintain and stock our Lake Carlos fish population, Works with the Douglas County Department of Land and Resource Management … Continue reading

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LCAA Review of Annual Meeting June 23, 2016

LAKE CARLOS AREA ASSOCIATION – REVIEW OF ANNUAL MEETING OF  JUNE 23, 2016 (download in Word) Call to Order The 2016 annual meeting was held on June 23, 2016, at the Phoenix Event Center. The meeting was called to order … Continue reading

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Fall Lawn Care

Please don’t burn leaves or clippings near the lakeshore or on the beach.   Stay at least 30 feet from the lakeshore when fertilizing.

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Call Zoning Department before Landscaping Your Lakeshore

Many lake residents plan shoreland or bank projects this time of the year.  Before you begin your project, contact the County Land and Resource Management office (762-3863) to ensure that your project is in compliance with county regulations.

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Dim your Bright Lights

One of the joys of living on the lake is to be able to walk down to the dock or lakeshore at night and look at the stars, even in the winter.  The serenity of lake life can be ruined … Continue reading

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Securing Cabins for Winter

If closing your cabin for the season, take the following precautions: Drain and shut off all pipes to outside faucets. If heated, leave inside faucets dripping and cabinets open to expose plumbing to warmer air. Take all high-valued items, such … Continue reading

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Boat Regulations – Life Jackets Save Lives

 All children under twelve (12) 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 each occupant. … Continue reading

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Jet Ski Regulations

Jet skis must operate at closed throttle (no wake speed) when within 150 feet of a dock, shoreline, swimmer, raft, or a non-motorized or anchored water craft or through emergent or floating vegetation. No jet ski operation is allowed between … Continue reading

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Water Quality and Lake Level Testing

LCAA completed its annual spring water testing in Lake Carlos.  Over the last couple of years, water clarity has improved.  This may be due to the presence of zebra mussels filtering the water.  We are off to a dry start … Continue reading

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