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NEWDLA Newsletter, August 2023


The Deer Lake Association BOUTIQUE has changed its Name:

We are now the DLA SHOPPE!

These Deer Lake Magic Mugs are our latest offering.

See the Shoppe webpage (click here)



Good News for FireWise Pickup!!

The Pickup process for those registed with the forms below will take place during the early part of October.  Weather could delay or alter schedule, but the truck will be coming around the lake.

   2023 FireWise      

Firewise will return this summer, 2023.

Brush Pickup Instructions (please read)

Tracking Forms:

Tracking in Spreadsheet (send by email)

Tracking form in PDF (print and send)

More Information on our Firewise Page

Deadlines (2023): 

Tracking forms must be submitted:

August 1, 2022 for both North and South sides of Deer Lake

 Pickup will take place anytime August 7-11,2023:



Latest Offerings from the DLA Boutique!

Click here for the DLA Boutique Page!

 Please contact Jackie Johnston@ 612-490-9267 or
Holly Bushyager 443-504-9191
There is much more to see if you

Click here for the DLA Boutique Page!

More highlights:

Fur Family of Deer Lake

Image on a 50 x 60 fleece blanket ($50):


A June 2023 to June 2024 DLA Wall Calendar

with all the DLA events and photos ($25)!

We also have bumper stickers, sunglasses and much more.

Click here for the DLA Boutique Page!



Shoreland Stewardship

Click here for our Shoreland Initiative page

Get the Deer Lake Challenge Guide Here!

Suitablble for printing



The latest 2023 Edition of the

Deer Lake Property Owner's Handbook

is now available: click the link

(This is a large file)



It is with regret that we must inform you that DLA member

Bruce Wehling

has passed away.

Bruce and Stephanie Hunter have been long-time residents on E Point Road.



Water Wisdom Series

Noon talks on topics of great interest to Lake Residents.

These are free, on-line, one-hour noon-time seminars

from experts covering a variety of topics, with Q&A.

Beginning February 2 and continuing until November.

1st Thursdays of every month.

Click here for more information and registration.




List of Neighborhood Communicators

All this Just a Click Away!

Message about Newsletter distribution via email.



It's always Time to Renew

your DLA Membership,

or JOIN the DLA!

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Pretty View on County Road 62 in 1935    (photo from DeCoster Family)

Points: Christmas from the left; Deer Path from the right; Battleship Island from left (barely visible).

A Fourth Point on the far right of the photo (just past sappling), is Little Itasca.

Pretty View Off-Leaf (2015)

Pretty View Map showing the Three Points

sighting the full length of

Deer Lake.

The Pretty View of Deer Lake today. 

We hope that the View can be improved in the future.