News from Lake Winona

Ensuring the LWIA’s Future

Many of you may not know this, but this year was the LWIA’s 70th anniversary. Since its humble start by a group of owners on West Shore Road in 1947, the LWIA has been a formal steward for: Preserving the … Continue reading


August Minutes, clarification

The August Annual Meeting minutes are under the “About the LWIA” tab in the meeting minutes section. There is a link that can be accessed there. For convenience, I have added it here: Lake Winona Improvement Association august 2017. If you … Continue reading


Minutes of the August Annual Meeting

Minutes of the August Annual Meeting have been posted. They will be up for about a month. Please contact Sara Jayne Steen or Katie Hedberg if you have questions or would like a copy of the minutes sent to you.


3 Ways to Protect Lake Winona this Fall

Avoid blowing grass clippings or raking leaves into the lake. These actions can contribute phosphorous to our lake and lead to nuisance algal and plant growth. See how to prevent phosphorous from getting into Lake Winona. Take one last boat excursion … Continue reading


Volunteers Needed!

Two committees were approved at our meeting on Saturday. We are looking for volunteers for the new Nominating Committee (Althea Dunscombe, Chair) and the new Study Group to investigate the beaver issue (Don Thibeault, Chair). For more information, please contact … Continue reading


Reminder: Annual meeting and Pot Luck on Saturday, August 12

A few reminders: Please remember to RSVP by August 8 to Nora Foster at 677-6281 or norafoster1 [at] to let her know you’re coming (we need a head count for grilled items) and what dish you’re bringing (to ensure we don’t … Continue reading


Annual Paddles Races Set for Aug 12

Lake Winona Annual Canoe and Kayak Races Time: 4:00 pm (check in starts at 3:45 pm) Where: start and end at Paul & Tricia Epstein’s dock — 182 West Shore Road. Race course goes around race buoy. Canoe Race – 2 participants per … Continue reading

chinese mystery snail

ALERT: Chinese Mystery Snail found in Lake Waukewan

Please see the attached alert and article about the Chinese Mystery Snail. This information was graciously shared with us by the Waukewan and Winona Watershed Protective Association. This snail is a dangerous invasive species and we need to be vigilant to … Continue reading


2017 Summer Social & Potluck to be Held August 12

The LWIA’s Summer Social and Potluck lunch will be held on Saturday, August 12, at noon (rain date Sunday, Aug. 13). The Anchorage Lodge has graciously offered their location for the event. We’ll eat at 12:30, then review a few … Continue reading


Reminder: Association Meeting Scheduled for Sat. June 24

The Lake Winona Improvement Association (LWIA) summer meeting will be held Saturday, June 24 at 9 am. Jeanne Chute (900 Winona Rd) has once again graciously offered her beautiful yard and lakeviews for the meeting. Coffee, coffeecake, and chairs will … Continue reading


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