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From left Grace Lake Watershed Homeowners Association Vice President Dick Sampson and President Rick Black listen as Star Lake Board member Sylvia Soeth announces Saturday morning Grace lake's designation as a Star Lake. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Minnesota Star Lakes and Rivers: Grace Lake Watershed Homeowners Association honored for management


Last summer, Gov. Tim, Pawlenty signed the Star Lake bill authored by Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, to encourage best lake and river management practices.

On Saturday, the Grace Lake Watershed Homeowners Association was one of the first three lake management organizations to be awarded the Star Lake designation. Pelican Lake and Sugar Lake, both in central Minnesota, are the other two lakes to receive the recognition.

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