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Shawn Olson, left, accepts the award of Volunteer of the Year from the Otter Tail COLA. Jeff Peltier and Dave Majkzrak accepted the Lake Association of the Year award on behalf of Pelican Lake Property Owners Association. Submitted Photo

Volunteer, lake association earn top honors

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Each year, the Otter Tail COLA honors a "Volunteer of the Year" and "Lake Association of the Year Award" for purposes of setting a standard for volunteerism in our county and region.


Nominations are received and reviewed by Darren Newville, director of East Otter Tail County Soil and Water Conservation District and Jerry Horgen, awards chairperson. Lori Dowling, NW DNR regional director, assisted with the presentation of the awards.

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