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Kathy Ristinen Jonas owns this property with her sister Elaine Ristinen Hagstrom. They both support the DNR's project and said preserving the land would substantially benefit Spirit Lake. (Submitted photo)

DNR proposes purchase of Spirit Lake undeveloped land

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MENAHGA -- Undeveloped land on the southwest side of Menahga's Spirit Lake has potential to become a source of quality water and recreational opportunities.


The Department of Natural Resources Fisheries office in Park Rapids is proposing the purchase of 51 acres on the lake with grant monies and donations.

Doug Kingsley of the DNR presented the project to the Menahga City Council Monday and asked for a resolution of support.

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