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Rice Lake to stop pumping

April 19, 2013

Rice Lake people remember the 2011 flood that ruined several low-lying properties there, but area residents have been conflicted about the proper response to rising water levels in the lak....

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Apr-20-13 9:32 AM

Wet cycles and dry cycles are something people cannot control. People used to know better than build on flood plains, the tee pee circles I have seen are on hillsides and hill tops. Rice Lake is not a flood plain but is unnaturally full to create a place of recreation, probably a mistake that can be corrected in several different ways. Stopping pumping is the first step in the correction process that hopefully leads to reconsidering what mankind has built there.

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