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You may have never heard of the Battle of Island Mound, However the skirmish that took place here is still remembered not for its outcome, but rather who fought in the battle…

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Until the 1960s, ranchers took animals by a barge from the mainland to this island for grazing.  The vast rangeland was difficult the reach and winter storms could produce swells of ten feet or more on the lake.  Yet, ranching continued here for well over a century.  We’ll go to that once hard to reach […]

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