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Eagle Lake Road in Burlington Township. This photo was taken a few days ago, before resurfacing work began.

Eagle Lake project stirs up Burlington Township

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Uproar over a paving project on Eagle Lake Road has caused the Burlington Township chairwoman to submit her resignation and has resulted in a proxy war fought through letters to the editors of newspapers in Detroit Lakes and Frazee.


On the one side is township supervisor Brian Smith and his ally, former supervisor Gary Larsen. Both have written letters critical of the board decision to resurface Eagle Lake Road, on which chairwoman Kathleen Froelich resides.

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