Celebrate Side Lake!

Come and join us for a fun, family-friendly event at the Side Lake Rec Center on August 19th from 4pm – 7pm! There will be entertainment for young and old, including a petting zoo and balloon animals for the kiddos, fun and games for kids and adults, and food trucks! There will also be many […]

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Minutes of the June 1, 2021 Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the May meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire ReportThere was 1 fire call and 5 EMS calls in May. Old BusinessThe “no wake” buoys are on back order.There will be no 4th of July parade this […]

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Drive Through and See!

The Side Lake Community Columbarium is officially open and available for memorial services, and the Town of French is currently accepting applications for niches. As of July 2021, one-third of the 36 niches in our first Columbarium have already been reserved! The Side Lake community is excited to have this wonderful addition for those who […]

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Update on Legislative Contacts for Water Analysis

Several of those with concerns regarding our low water levels have been making great strides in contacting our local Senators, Representatives, Commissioners, and DNR Personnel to share their thoughts on this issue. Our legislators, both Senator Tomassoni and Representative Sandstede have heard our message loud and clear! They have both been in contact with the […]

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Review of Water Level Analysis Proposal

Several attendees at the Town of French Board Meeting on July 6th requested that the original proposal from the Township to the DNR to take action to further restrict flow from the dam be made available on this website. The specific request from the Township is to add one additional stop log on each side […]

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Iron Range Renewal Night

Iron Range Renewal Night is scheduled to be held at the Side Lake Rec Center Pavilion on July 4th! The last Renewal Night was held at the Minnesota Discovery Center on June 13th, and there were over 500 attendees! This event is FREE to the public and will begin at 4pm. Food will be provided […]

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Side Lake Flotilla Info

The Side Lake Flotilla is happening again this year (weather permitting) on Saturday the 3rd of July! If cancelled due to rain, they will reschedule for the 4th. The line-up will start in front of Bimbo’s on Side Lake at 10:30 – 11:00 am. There will be prizes for the most creative and decorated “floats”, […]

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