2017 Fireworks Display

This year the fireworks display will be on Saturday July 1st, 2017 this year.  North Lake Parade and breakfast will be on Tuesday July 4th.

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This years annual meeting will be held at Mark & Cindy Schmit’s home – Lot #46 at 10:30 AM – Saturday May 6th.  Potluck will follow with chicken, coffee and water provided.  Please bring a side dish or desert to share – hoping for a good turnout as there is a lot to discuss and your involvement is important.

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Just for your information

Something you should be aware of – I’m just passing this on as it was relayed to me.  A couple weeks ago I saw the police out by the entry way and there were two ATV’s out there too.  I was going to town – so I never paid it too much attention.  Apparently the local Cass Country Sherriff stopped two 4-wheelers with eleven kids riding on them.  That’s right, eleven people on two ATV’s.  Apparently there are some new guidelines that the Sherriff has to follow anytime he makes a stop.  He is now required to call the parents of the kids involved and they have to come pick their kids up.  Yep – that’s right, each of the parents were called and all had to come to the gate entrance to pick their children up.  Since the drivers weren’t of legal age they couldn’t let them leave with the 4-wheelers either.  I guess one of the parents jumped the Sherriff about this being private property and that he didn’t have any authority to stop the kids – and the Sherriff replied, I stopped your kids that were riding between Middle Island and the railroad tracks – which is owned by Burlington – so if you want me to too hold your kids for trespassing on Burlington property I can go that route too.

Like I said – I saw the police car out there but I’ve now heard this story from a couple reliable sources.  Just a FYI.

Last item – with the river being so high lately, our lake is very full.  Anybody that is out on the lake needs to be mindful of the current water levels.  If you are over on that back channel and our little indicator bolt on the outflow culvert is almost covered or close to it – respect the neighbors that live on the back channel and don’t create any wakes until the lake level drops.  We have a lot of people landscaping and working on their seawalls and when the lake is this high – those waves really do a lot of damage.  We’ve all been through this before and hopefully it won’t last too long – thank you.



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Joanne Bronson has taken over as our new “GATE KEEPER” – I’d like to thank Jim Kramer for his four years of service in that role.  Managing cycle times when residents from both North Lake and Middle Island would like to have an event, keeping up with all the new remotes people purchased for themselves and their kids is no easy task.  I would suggest anyone wanting the gate open for a special event contact Joanne at least three days ahead of time (more if possible) to make that happen.  Joanne’s email address is “midlifewif@hotmail.com” – thank you.

-Gary H.

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View from Memorial Bench


Still taking donations for this memorial – please see a board member – thank you.

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

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