• Update on EWM on Crescent Lake

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JULY 2015

AIS Report July 18, 2015

by Jim Gehrke

One item on the May Crescent Lake Association meeting agenda was “AIS Crisis”: Little did we know that, what was referred to as a crisis, would become a tsunami by July 13.

Strangely enough eight members of our lake association did the usual monitoring on June 23. We tossed the rake between two and three hundred times and found no plants that we suspected were EWM. Continue reading ‘• Update on EWM on Crescent Lake’

• Friend of the Lake 2015 Roger Shandley

RogerShandleyOfTheYearA lake resident since 1987. Served on the Crescent Lake Association Board for 2 terms. Has done volunteer boat inspections at the landing for 12 years. Organized fireworks records. Chair fireworks committee for 3 years. Mentored fireworks display for 2015. He and his family have contributed many hours ordering, setting up and taking down and clean up for the annual Fourth of July Fireworks display. Roger has also helped set up the town hall for member rmeetings as well as take down and clean up after the meetings. It is with great pleasure that we recognize Roger as the 2015 Friend of the Lake.

• A Big Thank You!

To all those wonderful volunteers who helped with the fireworks, I would like to send out

A BIG THANK YOU!

Joel Knutson did a great job of orchestrating the fireworks as usual. We had a couple of pauses but not due to Joel. It was electronics not firing as planned. Steve Mabrey did a good job building us a raft for the fireworks flag but unfortunately the flag was a bit of a dud. Continue reading ‘• A Big Thank You!’

• Concerns: Boat Inspection Program

TO: All Crescent Lake residents
FROM: Glen Peterson, Crescent Lake resident

This letter could very well be titled “THE CRESCENT LAKE BOAT INSPECTION PROGRAM NEEDS HELP!!!” The following facts illustrate why that help is needed. During May and June the program needed 76 shifts manned on weekends. According to the Shift Duty website, we only manned 46 shifts. Needless to say, this is not good. Continue reading ‘• Concerns: Boat Inspection Program’

• Fireworks Slideshow

The fireworks slideshow from Saturday night, July 4, 2015 is up and active in the right sidebar. Look for “Fireworks Slideshow 2015,” or click here: 2015 fireworks slideshow

• Town of Crescent Water Spring Closed

Town of Crescent Water Spring Closed

Routine water sampling results indicated the presence of coliform bacteria in the drinking water at
the Town of Crescent water spring on South River Road. Ice, food, and beverages prepared
with this water must be discarded. If water must be used from this public water spring, the water
should be heated to a rolling boil for at least ONE minute before use. Ice should be made from
boiled water. Continue reading ‘• Town of Crescent Water Spring Closed’

• July Celebrations schedule