Tag Archives: Lake of the Month

Lake of the Month: Cedar Lake of Manitowoc County

Cedar Lake lies in the shadows of Lake Winnebago in the quiet town of Schleswig, Wisconsin. Although dwarfed by Lake Winnebago, at only 136 acres, it is the largest inland lake in Manitowoc County. Known for its clear waters and … Continue reading

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Half Moon Lake: A History

Half Moon Lake is an idyllic landmark in Polk County, Wisconsin. Situated just outside of Milltown, this 550-acre lake has been a home away from home for many Midwest vacationers since the early 1900s. Known for the lake’s clear waters … Continue reading

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Lake of the Month: Bony Lake

Bony Lake: Conserved and Restored Drive and motivation are two key ingredients for success.  Residents around Bony Lake needed both when faced with declining water quality following years of erosion and shoreline decline.  But in 2006, lake residents decided to … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem: Moose Lake

Which Wisconsin lake once squeaked? Strangely enough it’s Moose Lake in Waukesha County.  Originally named Mouse Lake by Native Americans for its small size, its name changed in the early 1900s.  Local lore reports a wealthy resident paid to change the … Continue reading

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