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The boat landing on Saulsbury Beach on Green Lake in Spicer is one of the most heavily used public accesses in Kandiyohi County with boats coming and going all day. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Residents move to close lake accesses to stop infestation


SPICER -- After enduring a week long state government shutdown, citizens are taking matters into their own hands to protect area lakes.

According to the Department of Natural Resource website, about 2,000 employees were laid off last week leaving about 220 employed. The layoffs have prompted some Minnesota lake associations to urge legislators to treat public lakes like public parks allowing no access.

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