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Jade Templin, principal planner of the DNR's Division of Parks and Trails, shows a proposed map of a management plan for La Salle Lake. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Plan is emerging for La Salle Lake rec area

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With the help of a handful of Hubbard County citizens, the vision for Minnesota's newest state park is slowly coming into focus.

La Salle Lake State Recreation Area will tentatively open May 15 as a shoestring operation; grow onward and upward, DNR officials hope. They've embarked on a 20-year strategic plan.


Tuesday night a Citizens Advisory Committee reviewed a draft of that management plan, made suggestions and offered local expertise.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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