Ice is officially out on Half Moon on Friday May 4th (May the fourth be with you.) .
Docks at the Half Moon beach and landing will be going in today.
Photo taken by Rick Miller from the south end, looking north. Night before Ice Out, May 3rd.
Loons have arrived at the lake today, May 2, 2018. A pair of loons on north end of the lake and a single loon on the south end.
Governor Walker signed Senate Bill 69 in to law yesterday. This eliminates the need for a spotter if the boat is equipped with a wide angle mirror. The law becomes effective March 30.
Official ice-on the lake is: December 10th
Report by Jim Smith:
Lake was still partially open Dec. 9th & finally froze over completely Sunday Dec. 10th. This was a strange fall - we had ice on & off the lake at least 4 or 5 times.
This Star Tribune article supports the work our Lake District does with boat launch inspections.
Find more details here:
I just got an e-mail to vote on-line for our Polk Burnett Coop Board of
If you are upset about paying $38 / month for a base charge when NW
Electric charges $8 / month for exactly the same service, please write
in Les Novak on the on-line ballot.
Unfortunately, the Polk Burnett bylaws prohibit members from running for
the board who are not full time residents in WI, so the 40% of the
membership who are seasonal cabin owners have no representation on the
board. This is the root cause of why the rate structure is so heavily
biased against cabin owners.
Please vote and make your displeasure known!