The website for The Friendship Lake District
P.O. Box 473, Friendship, WI  53934
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 Our Mission 
We are a non-profit district working to preserve and protect our water body by partnering with our community leaders to promote a clean, and healthy environment for all citizens by using education along with proven water management practices to improve our water resource. 

 Our Vision 
Our vision is for a community where our residents and general public benefit from the human conveniences that we have incorporated to ensure that Friendship Lake is not compromised in quality or quantity as a valued water resource. Our vision is a community that regularly uses, enjoys, and assists in conservation efforts to keep and maintain this lake for future generations. 
Did you know that if you cannot make the board meeting in person, you can call into the meeting and hear what is going on? If you are interested in finding out how to do this, please email Tina Meinen at and I will walk you through the set up process.  
Our next regular scheduled board meeting is for Tuesday May 5, 2020, at 5:30pm at the Community Center.  There is also a special meeting scheduled for the whole membership on May 16, 2020 @ 10am at the Community Center.   

The Newsletter was mailed and you should have received it in the mail.  Some documents with the dam expenses, legal totals, and donated monies were accidentally omitted from being included with the newsletter.  You can find these documents here.
May 23rd Brat Fry @ the Flea Market
Donate your gently used items for the rummage during the brat fry.  We also need your help during the brat fry and rummage.  Contact Linda Graf or Karen Pokorny
Tina is not continuing her position as Treasurer, so we are in need of a volunteer.  Please contact Tina @ if you are interested.  Click here for the job description.
BIG thank you to Greg Weiss for stepping up and volunteering to head the Lake Management committee.  If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact Karen Pokorny.
The 2nd Annual Dam Mulligan Golf Outing is scheduled for August 1st.  The planning committee is starting to meet and work out details, if you are interested in helping out on the committee, we could use you.  Please contact Karen Pokorny to join.  The next meeting is scheduled for March 3rd @ 4pm, right before the board meeting.
Celebrate the 22nd annual Friendship Lake Spring Fling on Friendship Lake. May 16th @ 5pm.  Click here for more details.  This annual event is sponsored by the Friends of Friendship Lake and open to all members, as well as friends and family. There will be door prizes, basket raffles, and a 50/50 raffle. The Cost is $20.00 per person. Please R.S.V.P. to Linda Graf by May 6, 2020 at 608-339-2674 or
You heard it right, we are going back to court with Pheiffer! On January 25, 2020, Friendship Lake District received legal notice that Mr. Charles Pheiffer is appealing the award of compensation, $110,000.00,he received in 2018. Under Wisconsin Statutes for Condemnation, Mr. Pheiffer had two years to appeal the value of the Friendship Dam, or by January 31, 2020. a Special Meeting of the Friendship Lake District Board of Commissioners and district property owners, is scheduled for Saturday May 16, 2020, at 10:00am, at the Adams Community Center. The purpose of the special meeting is for our attorney to meet with our full board in closed session and then reconvene in open session for our attorney to discuss the specifics of the appeal as well as answer any questions from the membership. Please mark your calendar for this very important meeting. We are asking that the full Board of Friendship Lake District be in attendance. A formal notice of the special meeting will be mailed in early March along with an agenda. 
Click here to read the 2019 Land and Water Report from Land Water Department