Weather Forecast

Press Photo by John Odermann Residents who live near or on Patterson Lake are calling for a cleanup effort after a severe winter kill has left thousands of dead fish on its shores.

Winter kill takes its toll

Email News Alerts

Thousands of fish float in the water and line the shores of Patterson Lake southwest of Dickinson.

And accompanying the dead fish is a smell like few others according to residents who live on the lake.


"It's terrible, you can't go outside," resident Donna Bline said. "I don't know who to get a hold of to clean that up. It needs to be cleaned up."

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Call (701) 225-8111 and we can help you.