"...I believe the county is the right one to own this because it sits on a 40-acre parcel of land that is a working forest," [Paul Thiede] said. "The cities don't have a forestry plan.
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"...In the early spring of 2017, the DNR indicated possible interest in selling the fire tower due to increasing cost of maintenance and vandalism.
"...The tower has faced difficulties because of vandals.
The Swans on Rice Lake have again nested successfully with 5 cygnets.
Video by Judd Brink, BirdMinnesota.com
Certificates of Appreciation were given to the original partners as follows: