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Young plants are in place on the bank below a retaining wall and patio feature in this September photo showing a property on Diamond Lake after a restoration project. The other photo below shows the same property before the project. (Submitted photo courtesy Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District)

Preventing lakefront soil erosion: Restoration measures promoted for area shorelines

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WILLMAR — Minnesota lakeshore homeowners spend a lot of money for every foot of their lakefront property, yet every year that valuable soil crumbles and is washed away by erosion.

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“People are losing valuable shoreline,” said Vanessa Glieden Henjum, in a presentation Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. “They’re watching their valuable property wash into the lake.”

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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.
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