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Helen Marsh's home sits just off Jack Pine Lane. Widening the roadway to 33 feet would nearly put traffic through her living room, she told the Hubbard County Board of Adjustment Monday. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Lake residents oppose subdivision

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People who live on what they consider to be pristine wilderness lakes, regardless of their official designation as recreational waters, are sensitive to changes they feel threaten the status quo.


Such was the case at Monday's Board of Adjustment meeting when homeowners on Big Mantrap Lake opposed a plan to subdivide 12 acres of wooded land into two separate lots.

For resident Bill Moore, the idea of putting one more home in the vicinity was objectionable.

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