DNR lifts boating restrictions on three lakes, idle speed limit remains i effect for several others

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INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has lifted restrictions placed on Oswego, Tippecanoe and James lakes in Kosciusko County and normal boating may resume.

The following lakes remain under an idle speed restriction:

  • The Barbee chain includeing Kuhn, Big Barbee, Little Barbee, Irish, Banning, Sawmill and Sechrist lakes
  • The West Lakes chain in Noble County including Jones, Steinbarger, Tamarack and Waldron lakes
  • Indian chain of lakes in LaGrange County including Dallas, Hackenberg, Messick, Westler, and Witmer lakes
  • Knapp Lake in Noble County.

According to the DNR an idle speed restriction is put into place when surface water conditions are likely to enter dwelling structures as a result of a wake.

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