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Paul Otto, manager of Sibley and Monson Lake State parks, says Monson now includes most of West Sunburg Lake. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Purchase nearly doubles size of Monson Lake State Park

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SUNBURG -- Monson Lake State Park has nearly doubled in size with the purchase this summer of 158 acres of land.

What's unusual is that all but 44 acres of the new acquisition is under water.


The $395,000 purchase essentially allowed the state to obtain ownership of most of West Sunburg 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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