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A dock and tree stump are mangled up on the shore of Kandiyohi County Park 1 on Big Kandiyohi Lake as a result of high water and high winds this summer. Shoreland erosion also occurred at County Park 2, where repairs are underway. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

High wind, water causing portions of Big Kandi shorelines to simply crumble


Unusually high water and day after day of relentless summer winds took a toll on the shorline of Kandiyohi County Parks 1 and 2.

Located on Big Kandiyohi Lake in the southern part of the county, sa-ndy beaches, grassy slopes and rip-rap along the shore have been wash-ed away. A long stretch of shoreline on Park 1 was damaged, leaving a deep wash-out in one area and a dock and gnarled tree root tangled together in another.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750