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Kandiyohi County expands no-wake restrictions to additional area lakes

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien on Tuesday announced additional lakes under no-wake restrictions within 500 feet of shore. The first restrictions were issued Monday.

Lake Florida
An unidentified man pulls his boat in at the public access on the north shore of Lake Florida near Spicer in this undated file photo. Several Kandiyohi County lakes are under no-wake restrictions within 500 feet of shore as of Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
Rand Middleton / West Central Tribune file photo
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WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien on Tuesday expanded no-wake restrictions to additional lakes in the county.

The Norway Lake Chain, Games Lake, Lake Andrew, Eagle Lake and Lake Florida were added Tuesday to the list of lakes with a no-wake restriction within 500 feet of shore.

Lakes already announced Monday under the no-wake restriction are Big Kandiyohi, Diamond, Foot, George, Green and Nest.

"With the increased boating, there is a potential to cause damage along the shorelines," Holien said in a news release.

His office will continue to monitor water levels for any additional needed restrictions.

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