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Douglas Lake Improvement Association
PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769             August 29, 2018

Election Results from the 2018 Annual Meeting
Mary Ellen Sheridan, President
Marilyn Kelemen, Vice President
Barb Huey, Secretary
Free Span the Maple Update 8/23/2018
Drawdown to begin at Maple River Lake Kathleen Dam Site
Link to the Update
Odawa Tribe Hatchery Tour
At the DLIA Annual Meeting on 8/20/18, our guest speaker Kevin Donner, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Great Lakes Fisheries Research Manager, extended an invitation to tour the tribal fish hatchery near Douglas Lake. This facility was constructed primarily for research and selected restocking projects. DLIA has contacted the Hatchery Manager to select a date for touring the facility near the end of September.
If you are interested in joining this tour (numbers are limited) please contact Mary Ellen Sheridan at  Once a date has been established, we will communicate with logistical details.
US-31 temporary widening for 2019 Petoskey project starts Sept. 4
 Starting Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 through Friday, Oct. 12, 2018
PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be temporarily widening the shoulders of US-31 from east of Lake Street to MacDonald Drive in Petoskey in preparation for next year's reconstruction project.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:  This work will require nighttime single-lane closures under flag control from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. No work will be done from 6 a.m. on Friday to Sunday at 7 p.m.

SAFETY FEATURES: This work will help reduce traffic delay and congestion during next year's reconstruction project. 
See the message on the website
This Saturday
Get your jackets, sweatshirts, and Holiday gifts !

DL Merchandise Sale - Sat. Sept. 1 - 10am to Noon

Remember to buy your 2019 Calendar!
DL Necklace and Earrings - Stem or Stemless Wine glasses - Mugs
Shirts - Jackets - Vests  -  even Sale, Sale, Sale items

The DL Store is behind / beside the Pellston Lodge near the corner of US31 and Douglas Lake Road. From Douglas Lake Rd, take the service drive behind the Pellston Lodge to the storage units.
Questions? Contact Holly Gedert,
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This is the last scheduled sale of the season!
Click here for The Douglas Lake Buoy UMBIO data.
Our Advertisers are waiting to serve you. Click here to link to them.
Looking for something to do?

Bridge Walk in Cheboygan - On Labor Day ! 
The City of Cheboygan DDA [Downtown Development Authority] is sponsoring the annual Labor Day State Street Bridge Walk in Cheboygan on September 3, 2018.  Line up starts on the east side of the bridge at 11:00 a.m. and the walk starts at 11:45 a.m.  Progress to Festival Square for a free community picnic of hotdogs, chips, and orange drink.  Music provided by Billy P & Kate.  For more information, please contact Billie Livingston, (231) 392-4977.

The DLIA website has event calendars for Lower Northern Michigan
The links are also below ...

Douglas Lake Calendar
Cheboygan Events     and    Discover Heritage Route 23
Northern Michigan Calendar for Emmet and Charlevoix Counties

Travel information:  Mi Drive MDOT map and information
Douglas Lake Improvement Association    ─   Dues are $25 a year 
Mailing address: DLIA, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769

See the Membership tab on our website for more info
To update your information click -> New Member/Update Member Form
or send membership updates to 

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