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Guy Fischer, economic development coordinator for Becker County, talks about potential routes for the Heartland Trail. A design team met Friday morning in Lake Park's City Center to talk about the city and design options for some of the town's historic buildings and ways to bring in more tourists to the area. The group spent Friday learning about Lake Park and Saturday actually laying out designs and putting some of their ideas on paper. Photo by - Brian Basham

Designing a great future for Lake Park

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Landagoshin! There may be lakeshore again in Lake Park.

There is talk of restoring Lake Flora, which sat on the east edge of town and was drained decades ago -- back when older people actually said "landagoshin."

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Some softball fields would have to be moved, but the rest of the former lakebed is unused wetlands (dry this year) so there doesn't seem to be much standing in the way of restoring the lost lake.

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