New board member: Maureen Sanford

NEW BOARD MEMBER Maureen Sanford: “Here’s a picture from this past summer – fishing in Kodiak, Alaska.. “I have been coming up to Lone Lake with my family since I was 5.  The ‘cabin’ my parents purchased in 1988, was the original Maude Klingelhoffer family farmhouse.  Currently, the cabin is owned by two of my…

County grant helps Lone Lake residents with shore land

In the June 10th workshop,Lone Lake participants learned how to use inexpensive, natural materials to prevent erosion and build back shoreline. “The shoreland zone where you live is the lake’s first line of defense,” according to the Aitkin County Shoreland Homeowner’s Guide to Lake Stewardship.  A healthy shoreline helps to keep lake water clear and…

Neighborhood Crime Watch signs installed

You may have noticed the Neighborhood Crime Watch signs that appeared in the Lone Lake vicinity late last year.  They are posted to deter intruders by stating that “We immediately report all suspicious activity to our Sheriff’s Office.” Dave Scott, board member who coordinated the effort, said “Now you are supposed to watch and call…

Fun Facts from the lake

Please welcome Beth-Anne Rowe to the LLPOA board of directors! Independence Day Boat Parade will be on Saturday, July 1 at Noon (NOT on the 4th of July). Memorial Day Weekend: LLPOA Membership drive begins. Please welcome your door-to-door membership volunteers! This year’s LLPOA annual meeting and picnic will be on Saturday, July 22 starting…

Maple Ridge Produce expands

At the lake you can eat well and buy local, too It has been a busy year for Erik Heimark and Jay Rigdon at Maple Ridge Produce, 29555 380th Ave. “We didn’t anticipate breaking even our first year on the farm,” said Erik. “But thanks to so many enthusiastic customers, we were able to not only…

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 –…

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.…

How to improve Lone’s fishery?

How to improve Lone’s fishery? Keep shoreline natural By Marty Cook A few years ago, my wife and I had the good fortune to be relocated to England for a couple of years.  While we were gone, nobody did anything to our shoreline and nature had a chance to take back our shoreline along the…

Meet Tanner

Tanner Sachse is one of the DNR-certified inspectors hired by Aitkin County whose job it is to inform boaters about aquatic invasive species and what boaters must do to clean, dry and drain their craft to prevent its spread.  Tanner, 18, son of Diane and Rick Sachse, has spent many of his summers with his…