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Variance board denies four requests; COLA wants more

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The beleaguered Hubbard County Board of Adjustment denied four variances that would have allowed encroachment on three of the county's most populated lakes, but COLA members are nevertheless pressuring the group to deny more.


The board is being sued by the Coalition of Lake Associations for a variance it granted last winter in a resort-turned residential planned unit development on Fifth Crow Wing Lake.

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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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