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Lake Wedding
Iconic Landmarks – Sandy Beach
July 4th 2014 Celebration
Fun on the Beach
Serious Campfires – Lake Melissa
Good Times at the Hotel


Information Regarding DL Water Treatment Plant/Airport Eken fights MPCA, says costs could break Greater MN cities By Nathan Bowe June 21, 2015 at 5:30 a.m. In Detroit Lakes, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has set the most stringent phosphorus emission standard in the state, READ MORE

Melissa Sallie Office Info

Melissa/Sallie Office Schedule:  10 AM  – 1 PM   *Office will be open when volunteers are available to staff Office Duties: Collect dues, update Master List, sell merchandise, record sales.   Contact Carolyn Becraft if you wish to work: READ MORE

4th of July Boat Parade Info

4th of July Boat Parade The Annual Boat Parades on Sallie and Melissa are always held on the 4th of July, whatever day of the week it falls on.  Parade starts on Melissa at the old Village Resort/river near Shoreham READ MORE

Download the 2015 Boat Parade Poster!

Download the poster here!

Lake Melissa Sallie Beach Captain Duties

Beach Captain Responsibilities: Beach Captains facilitate interaction and communication among lakeshore residents, LMSA officers and board members. This approach enables a face-to-face contact between representatives of LMSA and residents of the lake. Beach Captains shall: Identify new owners on their READ MORE

Boating License for Children 12-17

Children between the ages of 12 to 17 are required to take an at-home or on-line study course in order to operate a watercraft above 25 horsepower.  This includes most Jet skis.  See details in manual for Jet Skis, rules READ MORE

June Newsletter

GREATER MINNESOTA GAS Greater Minnesota Gas (GMG) will make a presentation at the Annual Meeting on June 20 to update members on the new gas line they are installing along selected shores of Sallie and Melissa. Until then, call GMG 888-931-3411 READ MORE

Melissa Sallie and DL Area Calendar of Events

Mel-Sal Beach Captain Meeting – June 13 Mel-Sal Annual Meeting – June 20 Boat Parades – July 4 Northwest Water Carnival – July 10 – 19 Melissa Sallie Home Tours – No 2015 Tour Becker County Fair – July 29 READ MORE

2015 Winter Newsletter

Download the 2015 Winter Newsletter here.