Welcome to the ICOLA Website!

Big News:  ICOLA now has its own PO Box #1001

Grand Rapids,  MN  55744


Our next meeting will be Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, 7-9pm,

at the Itasca County Courthouse.

Minutes (draft) from our March Meeting have been posted on the Minutes page.

On the Agenda for June will be a review of our Accomplishments and Goals for 2017-18. 

Please review before the meeting. 

ICOLA Goals-Accomps 2017-18



And a week later on Thursday, June 28th:

Septic Secrets: Septic System Seminar

Wabana Town Hall on June 28

Potluck @ 4pm

Seminar @ 5-7pm

Septic Seminar Flyer

Click this link for more information!



Itasca County Lake Data Compilation and Clean-up
Final Report from RMB Labs

Please check the status of your lake and follow the recommended steps in the report.



Report from RMB Labs on the risk for AIS infestation on 50 Itasca County Lakes:

Itasca_AIS Risk Assessment

Also, take a look at this terribly beautiful U-Tube on AIS:

Itasca and Aquatic Invasive Species

Itasca AIS YouTube Channel


Please have your Lake Association Join (or Renew) ICOLA:  ICOLA-dues-invoice


More Lake News:

SWCD has grants available for shoreland work: SWCD Conservation



County AIS Program:

Please consider applying for an AIS Community Action Project (CAP) matching grant (see below for application).

Background about the AISP can be found here: PSA about Itasca AISP

The Summary and basic budget of the AISP is here:  AISP Summary

The Community Action Projects Aplication is here:  CAP Application

For more information contact Bill Grantges, AISP Coordinator:

Bill Grantges
Twitter: @IC_AIS

  Itasca County AIS Program Facebook page
AIS Program mailing address:  PO BOX 189, Grand Rapids MN 55744



Our regularly scheduled meetings are the third Wed of Feb, Apr, Jun, Jul, Oct,
at 7:00pm at the County Courthouse.
Our Annual Business meeting in July is in Marcell.

ICOLA mailing address:  PO Box 1001, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Patty Gould St. Aubin, President  218-259-1603


Bill Grantges, Vice President  218-256-4243

Helen Adamson, Treasurer,

Catherine McLynn, Secretary