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The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has issued a “No wake zone” restriction of 5 miles per hour on Lake Hanska due to high-water levels. The restriction was put into effect on Lake Hanska to prevent excessive shoreline damage and property because of current high-water levels. The “No wake zone” will expire 30 days from May 24, or until the water levels return to normal.

No wake zones are declared in lakes and rivers or water bodies near the shore. Any vessel operating in a speed zone posted as “Idle Speed – No Wake” must operate at the minimum speed that allows you to maintain steering and make headway.