Year of the Monarch for Lone Lake

At our July 23, 2016 LLPOA annual meeting and picnic, LLPOA will call special attention to the Monarch butterfly, which is experiencing a serious decline due, in large part, to a lack of habitat. One thing you can do to help the Monarch is to plant – and do not mow or knock down –…

Paddle boards & Kayaks

Look over Lone Lake on a summer day and you might see ski boats pulling tubers, fishing boats criss-crossing the lake at a slow troll, and paddleboarders quietly slipping through the waves. The narrow silhouette of a paddleboarder can be difficult to spot, especially when the sun is shining in your eyes. Please watch for…

June President’s Letter

Hi Lone Lakers, What a beautiful summer on Lone Lake! I know it’s tempting to spend every single minute at the lake in the summer, but we want to draw your attention to an event in downtown Aitkin that’s worth a few hours of your time. That is the Aitkin Rivers and Lakes Fair, which…

Rivers and Lakes Fair in Aitkin

The annual Rivers and Lakes Fair will be held Saturday, June 18th at Aitkin High School. Looking for more information? http://www.aitkincountyswcd.org/RiversLakesFair.html The Fair is a great way to learn more about water quality; meet federal, state, and local staff who work on water quality issues; and visit with other lake residents from the area. Download the…

AIS Changes for 2016

Aitkin County granted funds to LLPOA for the second year in a row to pay for trained inspectors to work at our public launch each weekend between the fishing opener and Labor Day.  This grant requires LLPOA to cover 20% of the total inspection days with volunteer or to pay the cost of inspectors.  LLPOA wishes…

Holiday weekend features membership drive

Memorial Day weekend starts the LLPOA summer season, which begins with the 2016 membership drive. Association dues are $25 again this year. With your membership you will receive a “Clean, Drain and Dry” sign to place on your dock or boat. This is the association’s way of bringing attention to the drive to stop the…

Summer is almost here

Hi Lone Lakers, What a beautiful spring it has been on Lone Lake to kick-off our summer season with our families and with the Lone Lake Association. The ice went off the lake on March 30th and last weekend you cannot believe how many docks and boats were already in the water. We even got…

Culvert Repairs

A Lake Outlet Committee was formed to deal with issues relating to lake levels, outlet drainage, and obstruction removal. There is room on the committee for a couple more lake residents, if you wish to participate. The committee’s first action was to replace the culvert that was  partially blocked between Lone Lake’s outlet and Ripple Lake.…

Good-bye to summer, say hello to fall events

What an incredible summer it has been on Lone Lake and a great year for our lake association! The LLPOA’s Annual Pot Luck and Meeting held on July 25 was a wonderful success.  More than 70 people attended. The weather was perfect, the food was delicious, the Audubon Center of the North Woods’ presentation was…