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At Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling, the shoreline is usually a sprawling lawn of summer fun. However, now, it's a swamped mess as the lake has flooded in, exceeding its ordinary high water level.

Resorts afloat and dock services flooded with calls

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Douglas County's high lake levels continue to slosh along the shores.

Several heavy rainfalls this summer have pushed local lakes above their ordinary high water levels.


The soggy shorelines are a burden for some lakeside businesses, but a business booster for others.

Either way, customers are welcome to continue pouring in, but more rain is not.

Impact on area resorts

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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