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Little Sand Lake

Little Sand Lake residents are invited to coffee at Punky and Don Catlin’s, 22898 County 7, at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday), July 30.

Big Mantrap Lake.

Little Sand Lake Association invites all residents of Little Sand Lake to participate in the following August activities.

The annual Fishing Contest is at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Meet at the public access to register ($1), prizes at 7:30 p.m.

Dine at LaPasta at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. (RSVP to Janice 732-9507 by Aug. 2).

The Big Mantrap Lake Association will meet on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mantrap Valley Conservation Club. All property owners are welcome for coffee and rolls followed by a brief business meeting.

Hubbard County Coalition of Lake Associations (COLA) will meet Thursday, July 31 at the Northwoods Bank Community Room in Park Rapids. The speakers are Darrin Hoverson, DNR Hydrologist, and Richard Smith, with Friends of the Headwaters (FOH).

A social gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7 p.m.

Friends of COLA and community members are invited to attend the meeting to hear Hoverson talk about hydrology, surface water and ground water. He is the Department of Natural Resources hydrologist for the Park Rapids area. He will be available to chat about the state of our water in Hubbard County during the social hour before the meeting.

Smith will talk about the impacts that the Sandpiper Pipeline could have on our lakes, rivers and wetlands. Richard will be available to visit with COLA members about the Sandpiper Pipeline during the social gathering.