Minden Press-Herald

Sep 19th

The woes of Lake Bistineau

Help is on the way in the form of HB 347

A promise made by District 10 representative Gene Reynolds is one step closer to completion, as his bill to provide funding for the maintenance of Lake Bistineau passes the House and moves on to the Senate.

"We had to amend (HB 347) down to 10 percent and put a cap on it because of the budget crunch," Reynolds said. "For right now, yearly, we'll get $100,000 from mineral rights to go to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, which is put in an account for Lake Bistineau specifically.

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