Past and Present Boomtown – Eagle Lake

Author: 
Shirley Grundmeier
Issue Date: 
March/April 1994

Surveys growth of the village of Eagle Lake from its beginnings in 1856 to a total population of 1703 in 1990. Originally five miles east of Mankato, today the “quiet neighborly community” lies less than three miles away.

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Decade: 
1990-1999