About Battle Lake

Zip code: 56515

Population: 737

Web site: www.ci.battle-lake.mn.us

Phone number: 218-864-0424

Utility companies: Otter Tail Power, Arvig Communications, Qwest, Park Region

Cultural and recreational facilities: Art of the Lakes Gallery, Royal Broberg Fine Arts Auditorium (at BL School), public beach at Lions Park, Halvorson Park, Sand Bay Park, West Battle Lake Community Pier, Glendalough Park

Biggest festivals and approximate dates: Lions Club Walleye Tournament (4th weekend in June), Wenonga Days (4th weekend in July), Art of the Lakes annual “Arts & Crafts Affair” (2nd weekend in August), Phelps Mill Festival (2nd weekend in July)

Churches: Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, First Lutheran Church, Alliance Church, First Baptist Church

Health facilities: Battle Lake Medical Clinic, Area Lakes Dental, Battle Lake Chiropractic and Fitness, Battle Lake Good Samaritan Center and Battle Lake Therapies

Emergency services: Battle Lake Police Department, Battle Lake Area Fire Department, Battle Lake Area Rescue Squad

Largest employers: Good Samaritan Center, School District 542, Larry’s Supermarket, First National Bank of Battle Lake, City of Battle Lake

Quick fact: In a competition held by Minnesota Rural Water Association in 2001, Battle Lake’s water was selected as the “best tasting drinking water” in the State of Minnesota.

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