Lake Titloe

Lake Titloe

News pertaining to Lake Titloe and the Lake Titloe Watershed.

How much are two ditches flowing into Lake Titloe contributing to its poor water quality? That is a question geologists from Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU) have tried to answer. Funded by a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) grant,...
The City Council, last week, took another step in its effort to try to clean up Lake Titloe. The City Council unanimously approved seeking engineering proposals to replace the Lake Titloe dam. Greg DeVries, a member of the Lake Titloe...
The Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee released its 2008 bonding package on Monday, proposing just over $950 million for state and regional work projects. Two area projects were included in the bonding package, funding for the Lake Titloe watershed...
An effort to clean up Lake Titloe will continue this week. Jim Swanson, chairman of the Lake Titloe Committee, will speak to the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee on Thursday in an attempt to seek funding for clean up...
A proposed project plan on how to “cleanup” Lake Titloe’s watershed was approved last month by the State’s Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR). In April, the State of Minnesota approved a bonding bill which included $475,000 worth...

Representative attends Titloe meeting

Representative Terry Morrow recently attended a meeting of the Lake Titloe Committee to address issues of funding to help the City of Gaylord clean up Lake Titloe. Also in attendance were representatives of the DNR, SWCD, and the Lake...
Will it support fish? Will it support waterfowl? Will it support recreational swimming? Those are the questions that will be answered following several series of tests planned for Lake Titloe in upcoming months. Bryce Hoppie, a geologist from Minnesota State...
Lake Titloe cleanup efforts continue to move forward. Gaylord’s City Council learned Wednesday that a plan being developed would improve the quality of water that is entering Lake Titloe. In April, the State of Minnesota approved a bonding bill...
What is lurking in Lake Titloe? Gaylord’s City Council will find out at its November 15th meeting. That is when Dr. Bryce Hoppe of Minnesota State University (MSU) is scheduled to present test results to council members. Jim Swanson,...

The View from Fourth & High

Two of the four Twin City TV stations last week ran short features on the enjoyment Twin City youngsters – and some oldsters – were having enjoying the snow. It reminded this writer of the suggestion he has made...