Special Archery Deer Hunt in Side Lake

Application deadline for the Special Archery Deer Hunt in Side Lake is noon on August 18th, 2020. There is a $20 application fee. This Deer Hunt will September 18th through December 31st (Hunt No. 996). There will be a drawing of the applicants at a Special Meeting of the Town Board on August 18th at […]

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Minutes of the July 6, 2021 meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm. The minutes of the June meeting were read and approved. The Treasurer’s Report was approved as read. Fire ReportThere were no fire calls and 5 EMS calls in June. Road ReportChloride will be applied July 8th. Old BusinessThere was a discussion from attendees about the water […]

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

Due to construction, the channel from Little Sturgeon to Side Lake under the McCarthy Beach Road will be CLOSED Wednesday morning, August 4th, until Thursday night, August 5th. We will post updates here as we get them regarding channel closures. There is also a sign on the bridge at Sturgeon Landing that will notify boaters […]

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Update from Lake Association/DNR Water Level Meeting

Representative Julie Sandstede, Senator David Tomassoni, and St. Louis County Commissioner Paul McDonald were in attendance Thursday night as the DNR presented information regarding the current low-lake levels and the status of the Riverside Dam. There were also over 100 concerned residents in attendance as well. Watershed and hydrology studies will need to be done […]

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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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