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High waters lead to major concerns for shore erosion at local lakes


SPICER -- High waters on Green Lake have residents concerned about shoreline erosion and the possibility of greater ice damage next year if the wet trend continues.

The lake's water level ranks in the top 15 percent of its high-water records. It's currently less than one foot from reaching the all-time high recorded on the popular lake, according to Ethan Jenzen, hydrologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in Spicer.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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