Commissioners discuss problems with lake cleanup following storm

Jake Keohen, Montgomery Messenger

The Le Sueur County Board of Commissioners discussed the problems associated with cleanup of lakes affected by the August tornado at its meeting held Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the courthouse in Le Center.

Lake Emily, Scotch Lake and Huoy Lake and perhaps others in the Cleveland area are known to have debris in the water following the devastating August 24 tornado. The problem is-no government agency is willing to take the responsibility of determining what is located in the waters, how it should be removed and who is responsible for removal.

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