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Dane County Lifts Slow No Wake on Lake Mendota

For more information contact:

Joshua Wescott, Office of the County Executive (608) 267-8823
Elise Schaffer, Dane County Sheriff’s Office (608) 284-6142
Scott McDonell, Dane County Board Chairman (608) 266-5758


Issued By: County Executive
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Dry Weather Helping Lake Levels Fall Throughout Yahara Chain

Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Sheriff Dave Mahoney, and County Board Chairman Scott McDonell announced today that a 500-foot “Slow No Wake Order” for Lake Mendota is being lifted. Full “Slow No Wake” orders remain for Cherokee Marsh/Cherokee Lake.

500-foot “Slow No Wake” restrictions are still in effect for Lakes Monona and Waubesa. Full no wake remains for Squaw Bay.

The “Slow No Wake” change on Lake Mendota takes effect at 12:00 p.m. today (Thursday August 14th).

The latest information on “Slow No Wake” is available at:

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